Posts Tagged ‘safety’

An Azul ATR 72 loses control in southern Brazil.

Video: Azul ATR Veers Off Runway in Brazil

Nobody was injured when this Azul ATR 72 airliner briefly veered off a runway while landing in Brazil on Friday.
by admin

An Atlantic Southeast Airlines Bombardier CRJ-200 (N857AS) painted in Delta Connection colors. (Photo by Mark Lawrence)

FAA Hits Atlantic Southeast Airlines With $400,000 Safety Fine

Safety watchdogs at the FAA have proposed a hefty penalty against the now defunct regional carrier over missing maintenance documentation.
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Horizon Air Dash 8 Q400 (N423QX) landing at LAX. (Photo by Hawaiian717 via Wikipedia, CC BY-SA)

Horizon Air Faces $1 Million FAA Safety Fine

Regional airline Horizon Air faces a hefty fine for flying 22 planes while they were not in compliance with federal regulations.
by BNO News



Are Airplane Seats Sturdy Enough for Overweight America? The Cost of Safety vs. Fuel

The 60-year-old FAA weight standard for airliner seats seems outdated relative to America's expanding waistlines, but is that reason enough for an update?
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Do Pilots Think About Crashing?

It's the pilot's job to worry about crashing. It's in their best interest, and yours too.
by Patrick Smith