Tag Archives: Aviation News

24May/19

E-8C JSTARS – FOD Fuel Tank Rupture, 25 Million in damages

Original post courtesy of Aerossurance.com The Incident On 13 March 2009 USAF Northrop Grumman E-8C JSTARS 93-0597 (a heavily modified Boeing 707-300 surveillance aircraft) was in the process of refuelling from aRead More…

07May/19

FOD Damages to 737 Flying Controls

Original post courtesy of Aerossurance.com The Incident During routine maintenance of a Boeing 737-838, engineers found metal filings next to the stabilizer trim cable drum in the forward electronics and equipment compartmentRead More…

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…