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United 777-200 UPDATE: FAA To Ground Affected Jets!

United 777-200 UPDATE: FAA To Ground Affected Jets!

The FAA will issue an Airworthiness Directive to ground older United Boeing 777 aircraft with a specific Pratt & Whitney engine model, for checks. Two days ago, a United Airlines Boeing 777-222 experienced what looks like an uncontained engine failure. The...
FAA – ADS-B Monitoring For All 737 MAX Aircraft

FAA – ADS-B Monitoring For All 737 MAX Aircraft

The FAA in the United States uses satellite ADS-B technology, to monitor the flight of every Boeing 737 MAX flying, world-wide. The FAA is working together with Aireon, a Virginia-based company, to monitor the worldwide MAX fleet, via ADS-B. The system gives the FAA a...
Drones Over People – Coming Soon Near [Or Over] You!

Drones Over People – Coming Soon Near [Or Over] You!

The FAA just released new rules for the operation of UAVs, regulating drones overflying people and night flights. But of course these allowances will come with some strict conditions. Regulations for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) have been long overdue around the...
Canada – 737 MAX Changes Validated

Canada – 737 MAX Changes Validated

On Thursday, Transport Canada announced that it has validated the changes that Boeing made in the Boeing 737 MAX, for its return to service. However, the organisation has also stated that it expects to see more changes in procedures and training. This validation is...
FAA – Vaccine Clear For Pilot And ATC Use

FAA – Vaccine Clear For Pilot And ATC Use

With the FDA giving its emergency approval for Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine, the FAA now authorises pilots and ATC personnel to have it. But there are some conditions the FAA has for both of them. Earlier this month there was some controversy, as the FAA and the AirLine...