Federal Aviation Administration

By IAfrica
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Jul 21st, 2014
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Binoy Kampmark Correspondent IT’S the sort of thing that would see any airline liquidate and vanish. Two lost aircraft in the course of months, one that has yet to be found, having veered off in a fit of perverse mindedness; another, shot down allegedly by militants in a contested area of a country w...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 19th, 2013
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Ethiopian Airlines said on Friday that it had grounded its Boeing 787 Dreamliners after the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ordered a safety review of the aircraft. Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. (Rendering by Boeing) The FAA issued a directive to airliners not to fly the US-reg...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 12th, 2012
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In response to the crash of Dana Air flight 992, which killed 153 people on board and more on the ground last week in Lagos, the Nigerian government has assembled a nine-person panel to investigate the technical, legal and financial operations of the country’s airline industry. Before the Dana ...
By benim
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Aug 21st, 2011
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A stunt pilot has been killed in fiery crash during an air show after his plane appeared unable to get out of a downward spiral. The biplane plummeted nose-first into the ground at the downtown Kansas City air show, after the pilot was unable to pull out of a manoeuvre. No spectators were injured, Mi...
By benim
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Aug 4th, 2011
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US President Barack Obama urged Congress Wednesday to break its vacation to end a row that has shut airport construction and halted tax payments by airlines, which could cost a billion dollars. “This is a lose-lose-lose situation that can be easily solved if Congress gets back into town and doe...
By benim
In East Africa
Jun 28th, 2011
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Officials in Uganda say a recent spate of lightning strikes has killed 15 people in one week. Several police officials across the East African nation cited incidents. In all, they said 52 people have also been wounded by the strikes. Police official Ivan Kimalyo said Tuesday that a strike last week k...