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No Clear Answers As To Why Copilot Brought Down Airbus A320 Over French Alps

March 31, 2015 - Officials do not believe Germanwings copilot Andreas Lubitz who brought down Flight 9525 over the French Alps did it as a terror act but that he suffered from depression. Germanwings today reported its parent  Read More


Delta Will Keep Seattle-Haneda Route As Long As It Proves Daily Service

March 27, 2015 - The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today proposed to permit Delta Air Lines to retain its authority to provide daily service between Seattle, Washington and Tokyo’s downtown Haneda Read More


Honda Aircraft Receives FAA Provisional Type Certification On Its Hondajet

March 27, 2015 - Honda Aircraft Company announced today that the HondaJet has received provisional type certification (PTC) from the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This achievement indicates  Read More


Bombardier Delivers Its First Learjet 75 Aircraft To Be Operated Out Of Poland

March 25, 2015 - Bombardier, one of the world’s leading business aircraft manufacturers, announced that it has delivered its first Learjet 75 aircraft to an undisclosed customer based in Poland following certification by the authorities of the Read More


NLRB Approves Election For Machinists At Boeing North Charleston, SC Plant

March 24, 2015 - The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) today approved an agreement between the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) and the Boeing Company that establishes the date  Read More


FAA Streamlines UAS COAs For Section 333

March 24, 2015 - The Federal Aviation Administration has established an interim policy to speed up airspace authorizations for certain commercial unmanned aircraft (UAS) operators who obtain Section 333 exemptions. The new policy helps bridge the  Read More


Amazon Gets FAA Unmanned Aircraft Experimental Airworthiness Certificate

March 19, 2015 - The Federal Aviation Administration today issued an experimental airworthiness certificate to an Amazon Logistics, Inc. unmanned aircraft (UAS) design that the company will use for research and  Read More


Boeing EcoDemonstrator 757 Flight Tests Focus On Aerodynamic Efficiency

March 18, 2015 - Boeing has begun several months of flights with its ecoDemonstrator 757 to evaluate new technologies to improve commercial aviation's efficiency, reduce noise and carbon emissions. Boeing is collaborating Read More


Former Air Force Airplane Mechanic Pleads Not Guilty To Terrorism Charges

March 18, 2015 - On Wednesday, a federal grand jury in New York City returned a two-count indictment charging Tairod Nathan Webster Pugh, an American citizen and veteran of the U.S. Air Force, with attempting to provide Read More


Portland Man Gets Six Months For Aiming A Laser Pointer At Commercial Aircraft

March 17, 2015 - Stephen Francis Bukucs, 41, of Portland, was sentenced to six months in federal prison yesterday by U.S. District Judge Michael W. Mosman for two felony counts of aiming a laser pointer at commercial Read More


Air Force Develops High Temperature Coating For Fighter Aircraft

March 16, 2015 - The Air Force and a small business partner developed an innovative, high-temperature, abrasion-resistant coating product that could directly improve the reliability and maintainability of weapon systems  Read More


Boeing Responds To IAM's Petition To Unionize Boeing South Carolina

March 16, 2015 - Boeing was notified today that the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers (IAM) today filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to hold an election for more  Read More


Senate Holds Roll Call Vote On Confirmation Of Hart As Chairman Of The NTSB

March 12, 2015 - At 2:11 PM the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #20, Christopher A. Hart, of Colorado, to be Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board. Hart was  Read More


Eglin Air Force Base Responds To Helicopter Crash 11 Feared Dead

March 11, 2015 - Two Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters assigned to the Hammond, La Army National Guard were participating in a training exercise overnight. One of the helicopters with four aircrew and seven Marines  Read More


Pilot Convicted For Making False Statements Medical Certificate Application

On March 10, 2015 - Steven Michael Demaria of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, was convicted by a federal jury after a two day trial in U.S. District Court, Miami, Florida, for making False Statements on a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Read More


Actor Harrison Ford Remains Hospitalized After Crash Landing His Aircraft

March 9, 2015 - Actor Harrison Ford, continues to recover after he had to make an emergency crash landing in his 1942 Ryan ST-3KR aircraft, N53178, on Thursday. Ford had just departed the Santa Monica Municipal Airport, California, when Read More

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