Aviation News

January 19, 2013

Investigators Begin Analyzing Boeing 787 Black Box



US, Japan analyse Dreamliner black box: report (via AFP)

US and Japanese officials Saturday began analysing the black box of the 787 plane forced into an emergency landing this week, prompting the worldwide grounding of Boeing’s Dreamliner, broadcaster NHK said. The instrument will allow experts probing Wednesday’s incident to reconstruct events leading…




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For Disruptive Passengers, The Cost Can Be Sky High

Air travelers are returning to the skies in large numbers following the downturn in travel caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic. However, some disruptive passengers are discovering the hard way how high the cost of air travel can re...
by Mark Lawrence
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The Legal Responsibility of Passengers During an Airplane Evacuation

Following a plane crash, it's imperative that the aircraft evacuation move quickly. But what are your legal responsibilities as a passenger?
by David J. Williams
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How Existing Funding Could Keep The FAA Open In A Future Shutdown

The government shutdown drags on, and is now in its third week. Tom Rainey Jr. explores how Congress could insulate the FAA's operations from a future shutdown, primarily using existing funding.
by Tom Rainey
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UAS in the USA: A History of Drone Regulations

The FAA has developed regulations for drone operators to operate their UAS for fun or for profit in a legal and safe environment, but the path was not always quick or straightforward.
by David J. Williams
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OPINION: Privatization Is Not The Answer For Our ATC System

Columnist Dave Williams takes a look at President Trump's proposal to privatize the nation's air traffic control system, and finds that there are more cons than there are pros.
by David J. Williams
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