FMG Find A Pilot
Volume 31, Number 11a, March 11, 2024
Boeing Faces Criminal Probe, Says It Can't Find Door Plug Removal Records
Numerous sources are reporting the Department of Justice has launched a criminal investigation into the events leading up to the rapid decompression of an Alaska Airlines MAX 9 over Oregon on Jan. 5. Alaska Airlines confirmed the probe to the[…]   Read this article
Self-Censorship Gets In The Way Of Reporting The News
So, when it first popped up on one of the aviation networks that I frequent I decided not to bite on it. The crew of a United 737 MAX 8 misjudged a taxiway turn and collapsed the left main in[…]   Read this article
Bose 'Quiet the noise 2.0
Best Of The Web: Farmyard Find
When Capt. Walter Workman, a helicopter instructor for 3 Canadian Forces Flying Training School in Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, was surveying training areas he found an artifact from the Royal Canadian Air Forces’ long history on the Canadian Prairies, a[…] Read this article

Aircraft Spruce 'Everything for Planes & Pilots
United Airlines Grapples With String Of Aircraft Incidents
United Airlines is in damage control mode as the carrier has been at the center of scrutiny this week with four separate aircraft mishaps including an engine fire, faulty tire, runway excursion and, most recently, a hydraulic issue. The latest[…] Read this article

Pilots Nap While A320 Drifts Off Course
The 32-year-old captain of a Batik Air A320 and his 28-year-old FO (and the new father of month-old twins) have been suspended after they both fell asleep and the aircraft drifted off course. The Airbus, with 159 people on board,[…] Read this article

Aviation Safety 'The active pilot's guide'
Military Clears Osprey For Return To Service
The U.S. military cleared the V-22 Osprey aircraft to return to service after an unprecedented component failure led to the death of eight service members in Japan last November. The nature of the failure was not released. AP reported the[…] Read this article

United Pauses Pilot Hiring Amid Boeing Delays
United Airlines is the latest carrier to pause pilot hiring, with the company citing ongoing aircraft certification and manufacturing delays with Boeing. In an internal memo seen by CNBC, United addressed its pilots, noting that it will pause new-hire classes[…] Read this article

Last Week's Poll Results: Boeing Will Be Fine
Almost half of respondents said Boeing will recover from its latest round of troubles and only 4 percent think it’s doomed. Read this article

Inside Aviation: MH370 Mystery, How To Buy A Bizjet
Why empty legs are like Bigfoot, flying private isn’t always a G650, and the potential influx in aircraft purchasing in late 2023; FLYING Finance’s Preston Holland joins Inside Aviation to discuss the latest topics in the private aviation space, including[…] Read this article

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