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FAA Issues Airworthiness Directive for Certain Airbus A319 thru A321 Jets, Rudder Issues

FAA Issues Airworthiness Directive for Certain Airbus A319 thru A321 Jets, Rudder Issues

| June 23, 2013 | 9 Comments

The FAA is superseding an existing airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Airbus Model A318, A319, A320, and A321 series airplanes.

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Pilot for Romanian Airline TAROM Suspected of Being Drunk

Pilot for Romanian Airline TAROM Suspected of Being Drunk

| February 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

A pilot for Romanian carrier TAROM was pulled off a flight Wednesday morning before it took off from London’s Heathrow Airport for suspicion of being drunk.

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Frontier Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Shannon

Frontier Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing at Shannon

| June 27, 2012 | 4 Comments

A Frontier Airlines flight had to make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport (SNN) yesterday when the pilots received an emergency engine warning light and subsequently had to shut down the engine. Frontier Flight 805 was inbound from Goose Bay, Canada for a repositioning flight with no passengers: ‘The crew had been cleared to land […]

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British Airways to Use Special Paint on its Airliners to Save Fuel

British Airways to Use Special Paint on its Airliners to Save Fuel

| December 31, 2011 | 1 Comment

After successful trials on one of its Airbus A318s, British Airways will use a special fuselage paint on its Boeing 777s to save fuel and increase efficiency: ‘The coating, made by TripleO, reduces debris build up and improves aerodynamics, the London-based airline said in a statement. British Airways aims to save more than 100,000 pounds ($A151,000) […]

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