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August 17, 2017, 10:04 AM

North Korea Missile Launches Threatening Airliners

Failures upon re-entry into atmosphere create wide fields of debris in well-traveled airways

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Nov 28, 2016 - 11:35 AM
Study finds that equipment problems accounted for 65 percent of accidents and incidents.
Nov 28, 2016 - 11:01 AM
Preliminary investigation of the incident helicopter found binding in the assembly's double-row angular contact bearing.
Nov 22, 2016 - 3:22 PM
NATA encourages the FAA's effort to encourage more certificate holder involvement with safety assurance systems.
Nov 22, 2016 - 10:18 AM
German investogators said the pilot-in-command decided to “conduct the VFR approach even though he was aware of prevailing [IMC in fog] at the airport."
Nov 21, 2016 - 3:08 PM
NBAA's Bolen joined chairman Paul Anderson and Safety Committee chairman David Ryan in signing the new Safety Policy during the National Safety Forum.
Nov 21, 2016 - 12:10 PM
The organizations are exploring whether use of continuous turning approaches would provide more stable approaches.
Nov 21, 2016 - 11:01 AM
Errors by ATC resulted in the pilots’ inability to take action to avoid the collisions, the NTSB said.
Nov 21, 2016 - 10:53 AM
If any are cracked or are corroded, the remaining legs might not be able to support the engine under all load conditions, Transport Canada cautioned.
Nov 15, 2016 - 11:28 AM
NTSB kept loss of control on its list of most wanted safety improvements for the third consecutive time.
Nov 15, 2016 - 10:39 AM
During the time leading up to the collision, the local controller was handling nine aircraft.