B737-8 (MAX) Registered ET-AVJ March 10, 2019 Aircraft Accident Investigation Preliminary Report

Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Ministry of Transport Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau Aircraft Accident Investigation Preliminary Report Ethiopian Airlines Group B737-8 (MAX) Registered ET-AVJ 28 NM South East of Addis Ababa, Bole International Airport March 10, 2019 At 05:40:35, the First-Officer called out “stab trim cut-out” two times. Captain agreed and First-Officer confirmed stab trim … Continue reading

DAME Airline Day

DAME Airline Day

Designated Aviation Medical Examiners (DAMEs) in Australia recently had the opportunity to spend a day at the Virgin Training Centre in Brisbane. It was another excellent opportunity for the medical examiners to learn about the training systems used by Virgin Australia cabin crew members and their pilots. The highlight of the day was the chance … Continue reading

Safety First: Ferrules

Safety First: Ferrules

Working with electrical wires can be a nightmare. End points fray and may not have a secure fitting when inserted into a terminal. The flight simulator will be using hundreds of end point terminals from the I/O boards (Output Amplifier) and ARINC boards. There were accidental shortages to avionics in the past – this is … Continue reading

MH370 – The Situation Room

A new investigative report from 60 minutes, published 13 May 2018 What happened to MH370? On a special edition of 60 MINUTES, Tara Brown investigates what is now the world’s most confounding aviation disaster. What happened to the Boeing 777 airliner carrying 239 passengers and crew that vanished on March 8, 2014? Continue reading