Posts Tagged ‘FAA’

A United Airlines 757 (N507UA) seen here completing the Expressway Visual 31 approach. (Photograph by Matt Molnar)

LaGuardia Airport Flights Diverted Due to Misplaced Construction Crane

A report has emerged that a large crane being used to build a new trash transfer station in College Point got a bit too close for comfort to LaGuardia Airport runway 31 arrivals earlier this month.
by admin


The Logbook: Another Air France A330 Atlantic Emergency

In today's daily digest, an eerie near-repeat of Air France 447 as its replacement flight declares Mayday over the Atlantic! Also, Atlantis comes home with amazing photos and video, a woman calls in a bomb threat for a very san...
by Phil Derner Jr.


The Logbook: TSA Agent Loses Own Note Pad

Flight Global's Runway Girl reports that a TSA agent that investigated leaked TSA documents has himself lost his note pad! Allegient Air buys 18 MD-80s, an Air Berlin flight goes off the runway in Dortmund, Continental CEO pass...
by Phil Derner Jr.



Delta and US Say They Will Sell Slots to Get Swap Approved

Delta has announced a deal which would seemingly fulfill at least some of the stipulations set forth by the FAA for its slot swap with US Airways to be approved.
by Matt Celmer


Anatomy of a Story: Why the ‘Airliner Hacking’ Claim is Bull

A recent claim in a Wired article has people fearing that control of their airliners can be taken over by a hacker. We explain why this is utterly ridiculous.
by John Steffen and Phil Derner Jr.