Tag Archives: Aviation News

01Feb/19

NTSB’s 2019 – 2020 Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements

WASHINGTON (Jan. 4, 2019) — The NTSB announced Friday that the kickoff event for the agency’s 2019 – 2020 Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements, previously slated for Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019,Read More…

21Jan/19

Boeing overhauls quality controls: Good or Bad for FOD?

Originally published January 20, 2019 at 5:01 pm (Article Courtesy of The Seattle Times and seattletimes.com) Article original title, Boeing overhauls quality controls: more high-tech tracking but fewer inspectors. Boeing has begun aRead More…

06Dec/18

Airbus A320 Family of Aircraft Engine Fan Cowl Door Loss Incidents Timelines

November 30, 2018, an Airbus A320-214 operated by Frontier Airlines lost the fan cowl doors of engine no.2 upon takeoff from Las Vegas-McCarran International Airport, Nevada, USA. This incident was at least the 45thRead More…

27Nov/18

Forgotten Tools Equal FOD Accidents, SA226 N158WA

Lost Tool FODs Propeller Blade, Penetrating Turboprop’s Fuselage (SA226 N158WA) On 20 March 2017, during a pre-dawn take off for a single pilot positioning flight from Boise Air Terminal/Gowen Field (BOI), Idaho,Read More…

12Nov/18

IHST Global Safety Survey

IHST (International Helicopter Safety Team) Safety Survey The IHST’s regional teams have analyzed over 1,000 helicopter accidents and determined that the following four areas offer the best opportunities to prevent helicopter accidents:Read More…