Entries by Captain Major Aviation

FAA requires engine inspections after UA328 incident

FAA requires engine inspections after UA328 incident The U.S. FAA issued an emergency AD, requiring operators to perform thermal acoustic image (TAI) inspections of the 1st-stage low-pressure compressor blades on PW4074, PW4074D, PW4077, PW4077D, PW4084D, PW4090, and PW4090-3 turbofan engines, before further flight. This action was taken in response to the Feb. 20 engine failure […]

Longtail Aviation B747-400F sheds engine parts after takeoff from Maastricht Airport, the Netherlands

Longtail Aviation B747-400F sheds engine parts after takeoff from Maastricht Airport, the Netherlands The post Longtail Aviation B747-400F sheds engine parts after takeoff from Maastricht Airport, the Netherlands appeared first on ASN News. ———— The content for this post was sourced from www.Aviation-Safety.net View the Original Article

Amelia International passes IATA safety audit

Amelia International passes IATA safety audit Amelia International passed the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA). Amelia International is an airline with a Slovenian AOC. It is a subsidiary of the French company Amelia (Regourd Aviation Group). The airline currently has a fleet of about 13 aircraft, consisting of ATr 42, ATR 72, ERJ-135 and ERJ-145 […]

FAA upgrades Costa Rica’s safety assessment rating

FAA upgrades Costa Rica’s safety assessment rating The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that the Republic of Costa Rica complies with international safety standards and has been granted the highest international ranking. Costa Rica received a Category 2 rating in May 2019 after it failed to comply with ICAO’s safety standards. A Category 2 IASA […]