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GOL 737 Ground Collision With Aircraft Stairs!

GOL 737 Ground Collision With Aircraft Stairs!

A parked GOL 737-800 suffered a ground collision when an aircraft stairs trailer rolled into it, in windy conditions. There were no injuries. As we have said before, we don’t notice some hard-working people at airports (and elsewhere) until something goes wrong. This...
Australia Ungrounded The Boeing 737 MAX

Australia Ungrounded The Boeing 737 MAX

On Friday, Australia joined the list of countries that ungrounded the Boeing 737 MAX. The move comes as Boeing awaits China’s stance. Graeme Crawford, acting chief of Australia’s Civil Aviation Authority, released a statement about the 737 MAX. He said the authority...
INCIDENT (?): Rossiya Boeing 777 Engine Trouble

INCIDENT (?): Rossiya Boeing 777 Engine Trouble

After the spectacular United 777 engine failure over Denver, the world now looks at an incident with a Rossiya Boeing 777’s engine. Even though calling it an incident, is a bit of a stretch. A Boeing 777-300, that had departed Hong Kong (VHHH) on Rossiya flight...
Those Airplane Tariffs Again: Finally Some Progress?

Those Airplane Tariffs Again: Finally Some Progress?

After calls for talks from the EU and the UK, now a key voice in the US suggests we might see progress in the airplane tariffs squabble. If this trade confrontation was a human, it would be old enough to drive (in the US). Nobody likes it, both sides (now all three)...
Pratt & Whitney Engine Cycles and Cowlings

Pratt & Whitney Engine Cycles and Cowlings

There is more information about the amount of cycles the Pratt & Whitney engine on United’s flight from Denver had, as well as Boeing’s 777 cowling for it. The NTSB is investigating the Pratt & Whitney engine failure the United Boeing 777, flight UA328 from...
ACCIDENT: Landing Lights Cause Ground Crew Eye Injury!

ACCIDENT: Landing Lights Cause Ground Crew Eye Injury!

A ground worker in St. Petersburg suffered a serious eye injury, when a Pobeda 737 crew flashed their landing lights, while taxiing their aircraft. The worker should make a full recovery, eventually. The ground worker was marshalling the Pobeda 737-800, as it was...