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A380 Wings To Be Checked For Cracks

Airbus A380 aircraft will need inspections to ensure their wings are not developing cracks. Some twenty A380 airplanes, about a third of the world’s fleet, are subject to the visual inspections. The requirement stems from a 20 January 2012 order issued by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) published &hellip Continue reading »

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Video Flashback – FAA Fines Southwest Airlines Over Safety In 2008

Southwest Airlines finds itself in the cross hairs of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) over allegations the carrier has flown numerous flights while failing to comply with mandatory inspections as called for by an Airworthiness Directive (AD). Continue reading »

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