WASHINGTON D.C. – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration has proposed a $4 million civil penalty against United Parcel Service of Louisville, Ky., for allegedly maintaining four cargo aircraft improperly
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November 28th, 2012 by admin, Comments Off
WASHINGTON – The National Transportation Safety Board today issued three recommendations to reduce the impact of in-flight fires aboard cargo airplanes, saying current fire protection regulations are inadequate.
August 27th, 2012 by admin, Comments Off
WASHINGTON – The National Transportation Safety Board determined today that deteriorated locknut inserts found in the highly modified North American P-51D airplane that crashed during the 2011 National Championship Air Races in Reno, Nevada, allowed the trim tab attachment screws to become loose, and even initiated fatigue cracking in one screw.
August 8th, 2012 by admin, Comments Off
SEATTLE – The Federal Aviation Administration has proposed a civil penalty of $1,005,000 against Horizon Air of Seattle, for allegedly operating 22 Bombardier DHC-8-402 turboprop airliners on more than 186,000 revenue flights when they were not in compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations.
April 20th, 2011 by admin, Comments Off
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Transportation Safety Board has opened an investigation into an air traffic control incident on Monday in which the airplane carrying First Lady Michelle Obama aborted a landing attempt at Andrews Air Force Base
April 14th, 2011 by admin, Comments Off
WASHINGTON – Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Randy Babbitt announced today that effective immediately the FAA will place an additional air traffic controller on the midnight shift at 27 control towers around the country that are currently staffed with only one controller during that time.
Southwest Airlines Working With NTSB, FAA, and Boeing to Investigate Cause of Depressurization Event
April 2nd, 2011 by admin, Comments Off
DALLAS, TX – Southwest Airlines said early this morning it is working with the National Transportation Safety Board to determine the cause of a depressurization event during a Phoenix-Sacramento flight on Friday
March 30th, 2011 by admin, Comments Off
ATLANTA – The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing a $550,000 civil penalty against Executive Airlines, Inc., of San Juan, P.R., for allegedly operating two ATR-72 twin turboprop planes when they were not in compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations.
March 29th, 2011 by admin, Comments Off
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The FAA is investigating an incident that occurred on Sunday March 27, 2011 when an air traffic controller in the Central Florida Terminal Radar Approach Control requested assistance from a passenger aircraft in checking on a Cirrus SR22 aircraft that had been out of radio contact for over one hour.
February 18th, 2011 by admin, Comments Off
SEATTLE – The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing a $585,725 civil penalty against Corporate Air of Billings, Mont., for allegedly operating a Shorts SD-3-30 twin-turboprop cargo aircraft when it was not in compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations.