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Posted onThursday, June 01, 2017
I am proud to announce that South Africa’s ICAO audit results have risen from 83,83% to 86,71%. This is an increase of 3.43 in the level of Effective Implementation of ICAO’s Critical Elements with 86,71% significantly higher than the wor...
Posted onWednesday, May 17, 2017
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) says contaminated fuel caused a fatal helicopter crash on a Northern Territory cattle station. "The loss of engine power was a result of fuel starvation due to contaminants introduced into the helic...
Posted onWednesday, May 17, 2017
This February 2010 accident report is provided by the National Transportation Safety Board. Published as an educational tool, it is intended to help pilots learn from the misfortunes of others. Injuries: 2 Fatal. Location: Amarillo, Texas. Aircr...
Posted onWednesday, May 17, 2017
Analysis of the engines found that their fuel systems were contaminated with spherical particles - source https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cathay_Pacific_Flight_780 ...
Posted onThursday, June 25, 2015
Pilots are meticulous when it comes to a wide range of flight procedures and the pre-flight, why is it that a large percentage of them aren’t equally fastidious about what’s in the fuel tanks of their aircraft...? source http://aviat...
Posted onFriday, April 24, 2015
A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board stated that the plane's right fuel tank ruptured in the crash, and “[T]he smell of Jet-A fuel was prominent at the accident scene.” Angelina County Judge Wes Suiter c...
Posted onWednesday, September 17, 2014
"We examined one of the fuel filters in the helicopter and saw some black material that we didn't like," said Lt. Mike Davis. So, to be on the safe side, Davis suspended all air operations until the base's Jet-A fuel storage tank co...
Posted onWednesday, September 17, 2014
Investigation into plane crash begins Preliminary accident report to be released in about 10 days. Federal and local investigators descended on the Selkirk rail yard on Tuesday trying to figure out why a plane from the neighboring South A...
Posted onWednesday, September 03, 2014
St. Egidien, Germany on September 2, 2014 - Continental Motors Group, Ltd announced today that Aerodynamics Malaga S.L. (Aerodynamics), a leading Spanish flight training school, will retrofit sixteen aircraft with the state-of-the-art Continental Die...
Posted onTuesday, September 02, 2014
All forecasts point to dramatic growth in aviation over the coming decades – but can more flights and more passengers be accommodated without a significant increase in CO2 emissions? A grouping of UK industry players including manufactur...
Posted onTuesday, September 02, 2014
Barry Welch photography ...  1968 bmc 420wf avgas aircraft refueller - source http://www.barrywelchphotography.com/keyword/1968%20bmc%20420wf%20avgas%20aircraft%20refueller;weybridge/ ...
Posted onSunday, February 09, 2014
NAGPUR: A Sonegaon police team has arrested five people, including driver of a carrier vehicle, for their alleged role in stealing fuel meant for aviation sector on Saturday. The gang used duplicate key to unlock the fuel chambers of the carrier to s...
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