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Why are angle-of-attack systems not standard equipment in all airplanes?
Twinjet sustained “minor damage to the wing leading edges” after colliding with runway lights during its landing roll on snow-contaminated runway.
Designed with Robertson Fuel Systems, the new direct replacement fuel tank for the AS350 and EC130 will provided added safety in crash situations
Aviation safety hinges on continuing education and responsible decision-making.
The FAA’s advice is designed to help pilots avoid damage to skids from embedded lighting systems.
TOPS was incorporated in January 1996 as tour operators hoped to improve safety and change public perception.
When the pitch angle increased rapidly, the pilot rolled the aircraft sharply to the right, applying a 40- to 80-degree bank angle for about 20 seconds.
Crew recovered control after trim popped free as airplane slowed for landing at Dallas Love Field.
The 'interim' prohibition does not affect bulk shipments of lithium batteries by cargo airlines, which concerns the Air Line Pilots Association.
Smaller airline and general aviation operations had fewer events, but a wider variety of causes was behind the incapacitations.