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Rytis Beresnevicius

FAA to fine Boeing for tampering at 787 Dreamliner plant

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has proposed to issue a fine for Boeing for tampering with ODA processes at the 787 Dreamliner site in South Carolina....


Pijus Jauniskis

What’s left for Boeing 737 MAX before it goes back to the skies?

Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) preliminary review of Boeing 737 MAX reported promising resolutions for safety issues related to the aircraft’s design airplane-related safety issues....


Pijus Jauniskis

Virgin Galactic reveals plans for supersonic aircraft

Virgin Galactic announced that they would be collaborating with Rolls-Royce in designing and building Mach 3, a supersonic commercial aircraft....


Rytis Beresnevicius

FAA warns of Boeing 737 double-engine power loss

Following four in-flight engine shutdowns, the FAA issued an Emergency Airworthiness Directive (EAD) to all Boeing 737 Classic and NextGeneration operators, warning of a double-engine shutdown possibility....


Valius Venckunas

Bureaucracy commences as 737 MAX prepares for October relaunch

Boeing 737 MAX, possibly the most troubled aircraft of our times, gears for long-awaited ungrounding. Yet a lot of barriers stand in its way, as the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) continues to follow a checklist of procedures necessary to certify it for the renewed service.  ...


Clement Charpentreau

FAA lowers Pakistan's air safety rating and bans flights to US

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has downgraded the international safety rating of Pakistan's aviation and banned Pakistani airlines from offering new services to the United States....


Clement Charpentreau

Atlas Air crash: poor training history of copilot went undetected

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board determined that the crash of Atlas Air cargo Flight 3591 in a Texas bay in February 2019, was due to the disorientation of the copilot....


AeroTime Team

FAA shares sneak peak of Boeing 737 MAX certification flight

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has finished Boeing 737 MAX certification flights on July 1, 2020. While the authority states there is still a long way to go until the aircraft is allowed to carry passengers again, it shared a short video reminding of how that would look like. ...


Clement Charpentreau

Boeing deflected FAA attention from 737 MAX MCAS system

Boeing did not provide the Federal Aviation Administration with documents regarding the specifications of the MCAS system during the development of the 737 MAX, the U.S. Department of Transportation found out. The MCAS was pinned as the main cause for the two crashes that killed 346 people....


Clement Charpentreau

Boeing 737 MAX recertification flight about to start

The Boeing 737 MAX could carry out its first FAA recertification flight on June 29, 2020. It marks an important milestone towards the aircraft’s return to the skies, after 14 months of global grounding....