Tag Archives: Aviation Safety

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…

31Aug/18

Screwdriver Found in C208 Controls

Original post courtesy of Aerossurance.com on Feb 12, 2017 Flying Control FOD: Screwdriver Found in C208 Controls An Australian Cessna 208B Caravan pilot detected a control restriction during a flight control riggingRead More…

27Apr/18

Cleaning Tiny Cooling Holes On Turbine Blades with Endoscopy

Courtesy Lee Ann Shay | Apr 25, 2018 http://www.mro-network.com The prototype, similar to a colonoscopy for jet engines, won a German technology award April 25. A prototype is underway using endoscopy technology fromRead More…