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Sriwijaya air 737 crash probe focuses of Engine Control Problems…

Data from the Flight Data Recorder of crashed Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737 indicates autothrottle system was not operating properly on one engine at some point during the climb away from the aircraft, says the investigators. Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 on flight 182 crashed just 4 minutes after departure from Jakarta, on Jan. 9, killing all […]

Airbus updated its production rate for its A320 family jets….

Airbus updated its production rate planning for its A320 Family aircraft in response to the current market environment. The new average production rates for the A320 Family will increase will from the current rate of 40 per month to 43 in Q3 and 45 in Q4 2021. This latest production plan represents a slower ramp […]

Top 20 Safest Airlines for 2021…

The world’s airline safety, and product rating website, AirlineRatings has listed top Twenty “Safest Airlines 2021” from the 385 different airlines it monitors. The website released its yearly list of the top 20 safest airlines on Monday and said “these airlines are standouts in the industry and are at the forefront of safety, innovation, and […]

Lufthansa raised 500 million euros by using aircraft as security..

Since July 2020, Deutsche Lufthansa AG has raised a total of around 500 million euros by using aircraft as security in eight financing transactions. Capital raising against eight aircraft has enabled the Group to secure additional funds on top of the 1.6 billion euros raised via a convertible bond and a corporate bond. The five […]

Virgin Orbit launched a rocket from Boeing 747-400…

Virgin Orbit, the California-based satellite launch company, confirmed that its LauncherOne rocket reached space during the company’s second launch demonstration on 17 Jan 2021, successfully deploying 10 payloads for NASA’s Launch Services Program (LSP). Virgin Orbit’s novel launch system uses a technique called air launch, in which a rocket is launched from under the wing […]

Divers have retrieved Flight Data Recorder (Black Box) of Sriwijaya Air plane…

Indonesian divers have retrieved Flight Data Recorder (Black Box) of Sriwijaya Air plane that crashed into the Java Sea last Saturday. The Boeing 737-500 jet crashed just 4 minutes after taking off from Jakarta’s main airport killing all 62 onboard. More than a dozen helicopters, 53 navy ships and 20 boats, and 2,600 rescue personnel […]

Body parts, and debris were pulled out from the Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737 crash site…

Indonesian search and rescue team have pulled body parts, pieces of clothing and scraps of metal from the Java Sea, a day after a Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 crashed. A Boeing 737 with 62 people onboard on flight #SJY182 to Pontianak, plunged into the ocean just 4 minutes after taking off from Jakarta airport on […]

Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 with 59 people onboard crashed…..

Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 with 59 people onboard lost contact shortly after taking off from Jakarta, Indonesia. The 26 year old aircraft, reg (PK-CLC) on flight #SJ182 to Pontianak disappeared from Radar just about 4 minutes after take-off when it plunged “10,000ft” into the ocean. The flight vanished at 2.40pm local time, moments after taking […]

Airbus delivered 566 aircraft in 2020, fell 34% ….

Airbus delivered 566 aircraft in 2020, fell 34% from a record 863 in 2019. European planemaker, still maintained as the world’s largest planemaker for a second year as U.S. rival Boeing remained mired for most of that period in the grounding of its 737 MAX. Airbus delivered 566 commercial aircraft to 87 customers in 2020, […]

WizzAir Airbus A320N sustained damage at Gdansk International Airport…

WizzAir Airbus A320N sustained damage when a water vehicle wedged underneath at Gdansk International Airport, in Poland on Tuesday. The incident took place when Hungarian Wizzair airline was being prepared for departure from Gdańsk to Stockholm on Flight #W61616 There were no passengers on board the aircraft. No injuries were reported.