The Atlantic: What Really Happened to Malaysia’s Missing Airplane

The Atlantic: What Really Happened to Malaysia’s Missing Airplane

“Victor Iannello, an engineer and entrepreneur in Roanoke, Virginia, who has become another prominent member of the Independent Group and has done extensive analysis of the simulated flight, underscores what the Malaysian investigators ignored. Of all the profiles extracted from the simulator, the one that matched MH370’s path was the only one that Zaharie did … Continue reading

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