Plane crash kills nine, injures three in US
A plane crash in the US state of South Dakota killed nine people, including two children, and injured three others on Saturday while a winter storm warning was in place, officials said.
Boeing makes progress on 737Max planes software revision
Boeing has made progress toward getting its 737 Max aircraft in the air again, but the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will need at least several more weeks for review, FAA Administrator Steve Dickson said on Tuesday.
Boeing to inspect older 737 planes after serial cracks discovery
Hundreds of older Boeing Co. 737 NG aircraft globally may have to be urgently inspected in the coming days after the discovery of cracks in a part of the plane that holds the wings to the fuselage.
Hurdles for embattled 737 Max planes ahead of un-grounding
A fresh hurdle now awaits American plane manufacturer, Boeing, as Europe has disclosed plans to test-run and approve the 737 Max models before their un-grounding and return to the airspace. The European Union Aviation Safety Agency’s.....
Embattled B737Max test flights, certification to begin next month
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will be conducting certification flights for the embattled Boeing 737 Max starting in October.The certification follows months of extensive testing by the manufacturer- Boeing, and its expectations of a return to service by December.
Buhari, governors and cabinets of significance - Part 3
‘Cabinet Size and Factors Determining Number of Ministries’ (Adegoroye, 2015) Continued. Indonesia is an archipelago of 17,508 islands of which about 6,000 are inhabited by its 237.6 million people. The land area is 1,919,440 square kilometers (741,050 sq mi), 237.6 million.Its GDP is USD $878 billion with a GDP per capital of $3,468. The fact…
Fix to 737 MAX anti-stall software is ready
A fix to the anti-stall system suspected in October's Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8 that killed 189 people in Indonesia is ready, industry sources said Saturday. The sources said Boeing was due to present the patch to officials and pilots of US airlines American, Southwest and United in Renton, Washington state, where the craft…
Grounding the Boeing 737 a touchy subject for US authorities
Following Sunday's crash in Ethiopia of another Boeing 737 MAX 8, the second such accident in five months, the flagship US manufacturer faces fresh questions about the planes' airworthiness. But are US authorities likely to ground these planes, a cash cow for the aerospace giant? "We have no further updates this morning," a Federal Aviation…
Air traffic improves amid zero profit margin for operators
Local airlines in Nigeria and others on the African continent have consistently recorded steady rise in passenger traffic, with the latest surge put at 9.9 per cent for June 2017.