Tag Archives: Airports

06Sep/18

Corrosion, Metal Fatigue Causes Wide-Body Freighter Landing Gear Collapse

Original post courtesy of NTSB.gov WASHINGTON (Aug. 23, 2018) — The landing gear collapse on a FedEx MD-10-10F, wide-body cargo jet was caused by corrosion that led to fatigue cracking, according toRead More…

06Dec/16

Air France Flight 4590 FOD Explained

Although this happened in 2000 we must never forget the importance of FOD Control and FOD safety. Air France Flight 4590 was an Aérospatiale-BAC Concorde, registration F-BTSC, on a scheduled international flight from Paris, France, to NewRead More…

07Oct/16

747 Ed Force

inforamtion courtasy of ironmaiden.com Updated: We are happy to tell our fans in Cordoba that our Killer Krew has sorted out all logistics for us to be there with our full showRead More…

15Aug/16

Doing The FOD Walk

Doing The FOD Walknews re-post courtesy of TSgt. Dan Heaton 127th Wing Public Affairs: http://www.127wg.ang.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123295919 3/29/2012 – SELFRIDGE AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Mich. — Rocks. Pebbles. A forgotten tool. Even sticks and grass. All of it can causeRead More…

08Apr/16

384 people died in 238 general aviation accidents

FAA and GA Community Are Making the Skies Safer news re-post courtesy of the FAA http://www.faa.gov/news/updates/?newsId=85306 Statement from FAA Deputy Administrator Mike Whitaker: The United States has the largest and most diverse GARead More…