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Singapore Airlines cleared over Melbourne 777 tail strike incident

Singapore Airlines cleared over Melbourne 777 tail strike incident

Ben SandilandsApr 27, 2017

That much reported tail strike incident involving a SingaporeAir jet at MEL turns out to have been a case of exemplary piloting when things didn't go as planned

Chances of resumed MH370 search struggle to reach zero

Chances of resumed MH370 search struggle to reach zero

Ben SandilandsApr 26, 201710 Comments

At this moment efforts to revive the MH370 search have been choked by good intentions

Revised MH370 wreckage drift analysis adds pressure for renewed search

Revised MH370 wreckage drift analysis adds pressure for renewed search

Ben SandilandsApr 21, 201736 Comments

The ATSB has just published a CSIRO report that makes the political decision to suspend the MH370 search highly questionable

REX had no chance of detecting fault in prop that flew off

REX had no chance of detecting fault in prop that flew off

Ben SandilandsApr 13, 201714 Comments

ATSB finds hitherto unknown dangerous part failure in REX flight that suddenly lost a prop

Qantas stick-shaker incident near Hong Kong rated 'serious'

Qantas stick-shaker incident near Hong Kong rated 'serious'

Ben SandilandsApr 13, 201716 Comments

Approaches and landings at Hong Kong airport are often bumpy, but this one crossed a red line

No Mayday explanation from cockpit of Essendon crash plane

No Mayday explanation from cockpit of Essendon crash plane

Ben SandilandsMar 29, 201738 Comments

The causes of the Essendon disaster remain unresolved and the investigation has no cockpit voice or sound recordings to work on

REX may be victim of engine defect in lost prop incident

REX may be victim of engine defect in lost prop incident

Ben SandilandsMar 20, 201785 Comments

A SAAB 340 similar to the REX plane did lose a propeller in similar circumstances 26 years ago

ATSB slams AirServices for endangering two jets, helicopter over Melbourne

ATSB slams AirServices for endangering two jets, helicopter over Melbourne

Ben SandilandsMar 9, 201711 Comments

Nick Xenophon's allegations that air traffic management at Melbourne's two airports have put public safety at serious risk are supported by this scathing ATSB report

Three years on and five reasons why MH370 pilot didn’t do it

Three years on and five reasons why MH370 pilot didn’t do it

Ben SandilandsMar 4, 201712 Comments

It's far too easy, and rather silly, to blame MH370 on one or both pilots

Did Malaysia fighter jet chase flight MH370 after it went off course?

Did Malaysia fighter jet chase flight MH370 after it went off course?

Ben SandilandsMar 4, 20174 Comments

That graphic Malaysia showed to MH370 next-of-kin keeps reminding us that the authorities have a lot of explaining to do

SingaporeAir flew too close to mountains near Canberra last month

SingaporeAir flew too close to mountains near Canberra last month

Ben SandilandsMar 2, 201715 Comments

Singapore Airlines loses track of altitude near Canberra while the ATSB gets lost in its own backyard

GA peak body to conduct independent inquiry into Essendon DFO crash

GA peak body to conduct independent inquiry into Essendon DFO crash

Ben SandilandsFeb 23, 201723 Comments

AOPA is concerned official crash investigation might leave out safety issues arising from position of DFO shopping centre beside runway

ETA for re-done Pel-Air crash report now set for this March

ETA for re-done Pel-Air crash report now set for this March

Ben SandilandsFeb 22, 20172 Comments

It's now likely that the re-done final investigative report into the Pel-Air crash in 2009 will be published before MH370 is found

How Victoria screwed up land use near Melbourne's airports

How Victoria screwed up land use near Melbourne's airports

Ben SandilandsFeb 22, 201711 Comments

Somewhere in the burned out debris there should be evidence of a cockpit voice recorder

Essendon B200 crash similar to Sydney disaster in 1980

Essendon B200 crash similar to Sydney disaster in 1980

Ben SandilandsFeb 21, 201721 Comments

The Essendon plane crash this morning is the fourth major disaster involving King Air 200s in Australia

Air Traffic vigilance prevents Tigerair stuff up at Cairns

Air Traffic vigilance prevents Tigerair stuff up at Cairns

Ben SandilandsFeb 7, 201711 Comments

One way to keep FNQ lovely and tidy is for airlines to ensure their flights have ALL of Cairns' runway available for take-off

Call to unlock missing data as MH370 sleuths continue to pursue the truth

Call to unlock missing data as MH370 sleuths continue to pursue the truth

Ben SandilandsFeb 5, 201737 Comments

The search for MH370 may have ended just as it had its best chance of success, but those upset by missing data and unsupported scenarios haven't given up

Rogue pilot revelations show CASA tolerated his activities for years

Rogue pilot revelations show CASA tolerated his activities for years

Ben SandilandsJan 26, 20175 Comments

Details of the rogue pilot police operation reflect very poorly on air safety regulator CASA

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