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Google co-founder Sergey Brin is building an airship of the future. John Travolta is donating a B-707 to Australia’s Historical Aircraft Restoration Society (HARS).
To force flying car certification before proof of airworthiness will hurt this nascent business with such great potential.
Boeing and Norsk Titanium have incorporated 3D printed titanium parts as a structural element of the 787 Dreamliner.
From Boeing 737’s the first flight on April 9, 1967 to the future of electric aircraft through streamlined and better certification analyses.
Airworthiness Directive requirements that go beyond what may be justified does not increase the airline’s safety margin. The FAA should consider including the value of SMS in implementing ADs at each carrier.
EASA commissioned two studies on Cabin Air Quality. The conclusions sound fairly safe, but there are unknowns about potential hazards and individual health problems. The FAA might want to participate in this study.
The work of an AMT does not receive adequate praise. The Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award should not just be an honor within the aviation industry, but should attract the attention of the general press!
During an accident investigation, ATC records showed an A-380 was nearby when a Challenger 604 lost control. The preliminary recommendation was that ATC needs to provide lateral separation between the A-380 and smaller aircraft.
Aircraft lessors could provide unique data to SMS and ASIAS, which would help understand the meta data and the solutions to the carrier’s unique problems.