AIN Air Transport Perspective » April 9, 2010

April 9, 2010 - 6:27am
The European Commission has acknowledged progress made by Philippines Airline...

At face value the contents of the European Commission’s latest so-called safety blacklist of airlines and national civil aviation authorities (CAA) are fairly predictable. Despite the presence of both North Korea and Iran, it is not so much an “axis of evil” as it is an “axis of the feeble” in terms of aviation safety regulation.

April 9, 2010 - 6:10am
On March 28 Boeing completed the ultimate-load wing-bending test on the 787 D...

Boeing insists the first 787 Dreamliner remains on schedule for first delivery to All Nippon Airways by the end of this year, despite some admitted glitches during flight testing that appear to have eroded much of the margin the company had built into its timetable for certification.  

April 9, 2010 - 6:08am
Although the BEA’s early focus centered on the potential of malfunctioning pi...

BEA investigators, who admit to having experienced a high level of stress in their effort to understand how Air France Flight 447 crashed into the Atlantic Ocean on June 1, 2009, now hang their hopes on an array of machines and experts that reached the search area in the middle of the ocean between Brazil and Africa on April 2.

 

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