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The 60-year-old FAA weight standard for airliner seats seems outdated relative to America's expanding waistlines, but is that reason enough for an update?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