Safety http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7397/more en Pilots not told of Boeing MAX’s automatic stall-prevention system http://atwonline.com/safety/pilots-not-told-boeing-max-s-automatic-stall-prevention-system <div class="node-body article-body">In a move likely linked to the on-going investigation into the fatal crash in October of a Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8, the aircraft manufacturer has issued a bulletin to operators explaining a system unique to the MAX that automatically pushes the nose down to help prevent stalls in certain flight profiles.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/pilots-not-told-boeing-max-s-automatic-stall-prevention-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/pilots-not-told-boeing-max-s-automatic-stall-prevention-system#comments Daily News Safety ATW Plus Mon, 12 Nov 2018 21:24:00 +0000 298861 at http://atwonline.com <p>A Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX.</p> Lion Air Investigation launched into Air Astana E190 loss-of-control incident http://atwonline.com/safety/investigation-launched-air-astana-e190-loss-control-incident <div class="node-body article-body">A pair of military jets escorted an Air Astana Embraer 190 as it experienced severe technical difficulties over Portugal and the pilots considered ditching at sea. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/investigation-launched-air-astana-e190-loss-control-incident" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/investigation-launched-air-astana-e190-loss-control-incident#comments Daily News Safety Mon, 12 Nov 2018 19:16:00 +0000 298841 at http://atwonline.com Fly Jamaica Boeing 757 crash lands in Guyana http://atwonline.com/safety/fly-jamaica-boeing-757-crash-lands-guyana <div class="node-body article-body">Some passengers were injured after a Fly Jamaica Airways Boeing 757 crash-landed at Cheddi Jagan International Airport, in Timehri, Guyana.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/fly-jamaica-boeing-757-crash-lands-guyana" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/fly-jamaica-boeing-757-crash-lands-guyana#comments Daily News Safety Mon, 12 Nov 2018 17:59:00 +0000 298801 at http://atwonline.com Disturbing Vegas controller recording http://atwonline.com/blog/disturbing-vegas-controller-recording <div class="node-body blog-body">I’m posting this blog with a link to what is believed to be a recording of the conversations between a Las Vegas tower controller and a number of pilots in an incident Nov. 7 that led to FAA issuing a new controller staffing policy today.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/disturbing-vegas-controller-recording" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/disturbing-vegas-controller-recording#comments Daily News Safety Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Fri, 09 Nov 2018 21:57:00 +0000 298731 at http://atwonline.com FBI: Stolen Horizon Q400 at Sea-Tac was crashed deliberately http://atwonline.com/safety/fbi-stolen-horizon-q400-sea-tac-was-crashed-deliberately <div class="node-body article-body">The US FBI investigation of the Horizon Air Bombardier Q400 crash Aug. 10 has concluded the airline employee who stole the aircraft at Seattle-Tacoma (Sea-Tac) International Airport deliberately crashed it into the ground.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/fbi-stolen-horizon-q400-sea-tac-was-crashed-deliberately" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/fbi-stolen-horizon-q400-sea-tac-was-crashed-deliberately#comments Daily News Safety Fri, 09 Nov 2018 20:45:00 +0000 298711 at http://atwonline.com DOT IG audits FAA’s drone authorization system http://atwonline.com/safety/dot-ig-audits-faa-s-drone-authorization-system <div class="node-body article-body">The US Department of Transportation (DOT) inspector general (IG) has initiated an audit of the FAA and industry program to provide timely, automated authorization of drone flights near airports.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/dot-ig-audits-faa-s-drone-authorization-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/dot-ig-audits-faa-s-drone-authorization-system#comments Regulation Daily News Safety Fri, 09 Nov 2018 18:50:00 +0000 298671 at http://atwonline.com Lion Air 737-900ER wing damaged after ground incident http://atwonline.com/safety/lion-air-737-900er-wing-damaged-after-ground-incident <div class="node-body article-body">A Lion Air Boeing 737-900ER was damaged when the aircraft’s wing struck a pole while taxiing to the runway at Bengkulu Fatmawati Airport, on the evening of Nov. 7. </div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/lion-air-737-900er-wing-damaged-after-ground-incident" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/lion-air-737-900er-wing-damaged-after-ground-incident#comments Daily News Safety Thu, 08 Nov 2018 14:43:00 +0000 298521 at http://atwonline.com Boeing bulletin suggests pitch-trim issue in Lion Air MAX crash http://atwonline.com/safety/boeing-bulletin-suggests-pitch-trim-issue-lion-air-max-crash <div class="node-body article-body">A Boeing bulletin to 737 MAX operators warns that erroneous angle-of-attack (AOA) data trigger automatic nose-down inputs and emphasizes that pilots must follow specific flight crew operations manual procedures to keep the aircraft from descending uncommanded.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/boeing-bulletin-suggests-pitch-trim-issue-lion-air-max-crash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/boeing-bulletin-suggests-pitch-trim-issue-lion-air-max-crash#comments Daily News Safety ATW Plus Wed, 07 Nov 2018 16:10:00 +0000 298421 at http://atwonline.com <p>Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8</p> Lion Air Details emerge on problems with previous Lion Air 737 MAX flight http://atwonline.com/safety/details-emerge-problems-previous-lion-air-737-max-flight <div class="node-body article-body">More details are emerging about problems with the previous day’s flight of the Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8 that crashed into the Java sea Oct. 29, according to wire reports.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/details-emerge-problems-previous-lion-air-737-max-flight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/details-emerge-problems-previous-lion-air-737-max-flight#comments Daily News Safety ATW Plus Fri, 02 Nov 2018 13:26:00 +0000 297961 at http://atwonline.com <p>An Indonesian red cross member stands in front of recovered personal items from Lion Air flight JT 610 at the Tanjung Priok port.</p> Getty Images Divers recover flight recorder from Lion Air 737 MAX crash http://atwonline.com/safety/divers-recover-flight-recorder-lion-air-737-max-crash <div class="node-body article-body">Divers appear to have located and retrieved the flight data recorder (FDR) from Lion Air flight JT610, a Boeing 737 MAX 8, which crashed into the Java Sea on Oct. 29.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/safety/divers-recover-flight-recorder-lion-air-737-max-crash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/safety/divers-recover-flight-recorder-lion-air-737-max-crash#comments Daily News Safety Thu, 01 Nov 2018 13:32:00 +0000 297831 at http://atwonline.com <p>A forensic investigator looks through the remains of Lion Air flight JT610 at the Tanjung Priok port.</p> Getty Images