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FAA Press Release: New Certification Rule for Small Airplanes Becomes Effective

By George Hatcher

New Certification Rule for Small Airplanes Becomes Effective On August 30, the final rule overhauling airworthiness standards for general aviation airplanes published in December of 2016 officially went into effect. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) expects this rule will enable faster installation of innovative, safety-enhancing technologies into small airplanes, while reducing costs for the... »

Philippine Airlines Makes Emergency Landing in Manila due to Smoke Indication

By George Hatcher

Philippine Airlines flight PR-1857 had to return and make an emergency landing at Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Manila, Philippines, on March 19. The Airbus A340, flying from Manila to Cebu, Philippines, had just climbed out of runway when the crew reported smoke indication in the cockpit, prompting the plane to return. The plane landed... »

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  • Experts: Stolen plane incident a blueprint for terrorists, 'wake-up call' for airlines https://t.co/piP6gjqs4f via @KING5Seattle
    about 12 hours ago
  • Heatwave thaws Swiss glacier, uncovering a crashed war plane hidden for 72 years https://t.co/Oc3lf3FL3M via @nationalpost
    about 15 hours ago
  • Rossiya Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Russia https://t.co/eP9waVh1PQ
    about 21 hours ago
  • Volaris Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Guadalajara https://t.co/T0aXrjEDHk
    about 21 hours ago
  • Interjet Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Electrical Problems https://t.co/6B7zHv43Cg
    about 22 hours ago