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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 3, 2006 - 9:24 AM
An infrared de-icing system is scheduled to be operational late this winter at New York John F.
Nov 3, 2006 - 5:00 AM
Effective January 5, when filing an FAA flight plan (with the exception of filing through DUATS and flight service stations), RVSM-compliant operators are
Nov 3, 2006 - 4:30 AM
Revised Flight Standards Information Bulletin for Air Transportation (FSAT) 04-05 updates de-icing holdover times for this winter’s flying season.
Nov 2, 2006 - 10:56 AM
The UK’s Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) is recommending that the FAA change its regulations to make it illegal for aircraft to take off with so-
Nov 1, 2006 - 11:15 AM
Australia has started a three-year research program to investigate the effectiveness of aerial “bush-fire” suppression.
Nov 1, 2006 - 8:58 AM
After publishing a series of airworthiness directives earlier this year aimed at operators of certain aircraft equipped with Honeywell Primus Epic avionics
Nov 1, 2006 - 7:22 AM
Don’t expect to see Ballistic Recovery Systems (BRS) parachutes on the first crop of very light jets.
Nov 1, 2006 - 6:54 AM
The Flight Safety Foundation (FSF) has moved ahead on a program to demonstrate a corporate aviation application for flight-operations quality assurance (FO
Nov 1, 2006 - 4:49 AM
The Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition hosted its first IS-BAO (International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations) workshop thi
Nov 1, 2006 - 4:01 AM
Security, crew fatigue and the potential for bureaucracy to inhibit operations, particularly on longer flights outside the region, are among the greatest c