FAA Holds Regional Airline Safety Summit

After Buffalo Crash, Airlines, Government, Industry Discuss Voluntary Ways to Boost Safety Reprinted From ABC.com By LISA STARK and KATE BARRETT When Federal Aviation Administration administrator Randy Babbitt listened to the tapes and poured over the information...

Part falls off FedEx jet bound for California

. Reprinted from The Associated Press LOS ANGELES A FedEx jet bound from Phoenix to Long Beach Airport was diverted to Los Angeles after witnesses reported seeing something fall off the plane. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor said Friday that an...

House OKs safety plan for overseas aircraft work

. Reprinted from The Associated Press Written By JOAN LOWY – May 21, 2009 WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. inspectors would conduct more checks of overseas aircraft repair stations under a House bill approved Thursday that seeks to address safety concerns as major airlines send...

Demystifying No Fault Found

. By Michael D. Lam/Overhaul & Maintenance This article appeared in Overhaul & Maintenance’s May 2009 issue. We start, appropriately enough for a mystery, with a riddle: Q: What do you get when you cross Murphy’s Law (“Whatever can go wrong,...