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September 16, 2020, 10:01 AM

House Report Blasts Boeing, FAA for 737 Max Failures

A U.S. congressional committee cited failures of design, management, and oversight of the 737 Max in its conclusions.

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Universal Hydrogen
Sep 18, 2020 - 6:14 AM
Universal Hydrogen proposes converting Dash 8 and ATR 42 regional airliners to hydrogen power while avoiding the need for costly refueling infrastructure.
Sep 16, 2020 - 11:25 AM
The first purpose-built regional freighter from ATR took off for the first time on Wednesday from Toulouse.
Sep 16, 2020 - 10:01 AM
A U.S. congressional committee cited failures of design, management, and oversight of the 737 Max in its conclusions.
Sep 15, 2020 - 11:24 AM
According to EASA executive director Patrick Ky, agency data shows that air transport does not generate new coronavirus infections.
Metro Aerospace Microvanes
Sep 15, 2020 - 9:29 AM
Alpine Advanced Materials is pressing the case for its HX5 composite, while sister company Metro Aerospace is looking to cut drag with its Microvane mod.
Sep 14, 2020 - 4:06 PM
While announcing her intention to extend a waiver of the “use-it-or-lose-it” rule, European transport commissioner Adina Valean lamented shortcomings.
EASA 737 test
Sep 11, 2020 - 11:54 AM
EASA's Joint Operations Evaluation Board will meet in the UK to consider data collected from flight testing of the 737 Max completed this week.
Boutique Air
Sep 10, 2020 - 1:43 PM
California-based Boutique Air serves 29 U.S. airports in 17 states nationwide, operating a fleet of 27 Pilatus PC-12-45 and PC-12-47 aircraft.
Sep 10, 2020 - 10:39 AM
Coronavirus safety measures will cause airports to reach saturation capacity at 60 to 75 percent of their peak 2019 traffic levels.
Sep 9, 2020 - 12:09 PM
SAS, Frenchbee and three ANSPs agree to participate in Airbus’s latest project aimed at reducing fuel burn.