Tag Archives: FOE Foreign Object Awareness

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…

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…

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…

12Sep/16

NTSB General Aviation Safety Alerts

Credit: NTSB Board Meeting March 12, 2013WASHINGTON – The National Transportation Safety Board met to consider five Safety Alerts aimed at reducing the number of general aviation accidents. A Safety Alert isRead More…