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NTSB: Maintenance issues led to Pearl Harbor helicopter crash

NTSB: Maintenance issues led to Pearl Harbor helicopter crash

The final report from the National Transportation Safety Board indicated that increased inspections by the Federal Aviation Administration may have uncovered the aircraft’s inadequate maintenance and prevented the February 2016… Read more »

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Smoke expected from firefighter training at airport

Smoke expected from firefighter training at airport

The exercise is an annual requirement by the Federal Aviation Administration for the re-certification of personnel. The ARFF section will be testing its response protocol to a live emergency scenario… Read more »

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The FAA is investigating what could be the first case of a drone causing an aircraft to crash in the US

The FAA is investigating what could be the first case of a drone causing an aircraft to crash in the US

The US Federal Aviation Administration is investigating a report that a drone may have caused a helicopter to crash on the island of Kauai, Hawaii. There were no reported injuries… Read more »

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Company with new tech exploring sites to launch satellites

Company with new tech exploring sites to launch satellites

On the regulatory side, such a facility would require Federal Aviation Administration approval, he said. Yaney said the technology is “absolutely not” dangerous. Bill Walter, president of Hawaii Island Chamber… Read more »

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United 777 engine loss not as scary as it looked

United 777 engine loss not as scary as it looked

Several decades ago, twin-engine jets (like Boeing’s 777) were not allowed to fly the 2,500 miles between the U.S. mainland and Hawaii – or on other long, over-ocean routes. Those… Read more »

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US man finds time for jokes as plane engine crumbles mid-flight

US man finds time for jokes as plane engine crumbles mid-flight

A Google engineer has attracted worldwide attention for somehow retaining tranquillity and a sense of humour, as he watched the plane he was on begin to disintegrate. Erik Haddad, a… Read more »

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FAA investigates drone collision with Kauai tour helicopter

FAA investigates drone collision with Kauai tour helicopter

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the state Department of Land and Natural Resources have started an investigation into a report that a drone struck a Kauai tour helicopter. DJI… Read more »

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Passengers get shock of their lives as engine RIPS APART in front of their eyes

Passengers get shock of their lives as engine RIPS APART in front of their eyes

The Federal Aviation Administration said the pilot “declared an emergency due to a vibration in the right engine” and an investigation has been launched. Hawaii’s Department of Transportation said aircraft… Read more »

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United Airlines engine disintegrates over Pacific, forcing emergency landing

United Airlines engine disintegrates over Pacific, forcing emergency landing

United Airlines flight ua1175 from San Francisco made an emergency landing in Honolulu, passenger Erik Haddad (@erikhaddad) shared photos of the damaged engine. Photograph: Erik Haddad/Erik Haddad/ twitter. A United… Read more »

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Flight From SFO to Hawaii Lands After Losing Engine Cover

Flight From SFO to Hawaii Lands After Losing Engine Cover

According to Federal Aviation Administration spokesperson Ian Gregor, Flight 1175, a Boeing 777 out of San Francisco International Airport, declared an emergency due to a vibration in its right engine…. Read more »

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