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American Airlines pilots expect to test 737 MAX software fix in Boeing simulator

Added: 22.03.2019 4:54 | 0 views | 0 comments

American Airlines pilots expect to test Boeing Co's 737 MAX software fix on simulators this weekend, the pilots' union told Reuters on Thursday, a key step in restoring their confidence in the jet after two fatal crashes.


Ethiopia says U.S., EU, French teams helping analyze crash black boxes

Added: 21.03.2019 17:26 | 0 views | 0 comments

Ethiopian experts have begun analyzing the cockpit voice and flight data recorders, the so-called black boxes, of doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 alongside international investigators, Ethiopia's Ministry of Transport said on Thursday.


Crashed Boeing Jets Lacked Key Safety Features

Added: 21.03.2019 15:47 | 0 views | 0 comments

A new report published on Thursday in the New York Times said the doomed Boeing jets which crashed in Indonesia and Ethiopia both lacked two safety features in the cockpits because the company charged extra to install them. Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 would have been helped by the features that detect erroneous readings, which some experts noted could be connected to the planes' failures. Both planes were brand new but were not equipped with an angle of attack indicator or an angle of attack disagree, according to The NYT. The angle of attack indicator determines how much the plane's nose is tilted while the disagree light is activated if the jet's sensors give off...

Ethiopian crash captain untrained on 737 MAX simulator: source

Added: 21.03.2019 11:17 | 0 views | 0 comments

The captain of a doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight did not practise on a new simulator for the Boeing 737 MAX 8 before he died in a crash with 157 others, a pilot colleague said.


Southwest pilots say extra training required after 737 MAX software update

Added: 21.03.2019 4:47 | 0 views | 0 comments

Extra computer-based training will be required after a planned update to the software on the Boeing Co 737 MAX aircraft, Southwest Airlines Co's pilot union said on Wednesday, adding that it was seeking additional information for pilots.


Youngest captain, loving son: Ethiopian pilots honored in death

Added: 21.03.2019 1:59 | 0 views | 0 comments

The dreams of the two young men soared as high as the Ethiopian Airlines planes they proudly flew.


Ethiopian Airlines probe: What do we know?

Added: 20.03.2019 17:50 | 0 views | 0 comments

The race is on for investigators to find answers about what happened to the Boeing 737 Max-8 plane.

What is an aircraft's angle of attack?

Added: 20.03.2019 17:35 | 0 views | 0 comments

A plane's angle of attack is critical to safe flight. CNN's Oren Liebermann explains why it may be important to the recent Ethiopian Airlines crash.

Union says Frontier attendants, airline reach tentative deal

Added: 20.03.2019 15:43 | 0 views | 0 comments

The union representing Frontier Airlines flight attendants says it has reached a tentative contract deal with the Denver-based budget carrier.


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