Papua New Guinea is the latest country to sign up for the Aireon space-based automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) system, which will help improve monitoring of its airspace and overflights.
FAA Will Take Over Issuing MAX Airworthiness Certificates
The unique series of steps required to approve hundreds of stored aircraft for delivery to eager airlines has convinced the FAA that it needs to take over issuing airworthiness and export certificates for Boeing 737 MAXs once the agency has cleared the aircraft to return—a move that aligns with its stated pause on delegating any 737 re-approval work.
Flydubai Accident Report Points To Pilot Errors, Disorientation
The fatal crash of a flydubai Boeing 737-800 at Rostov-on-Don in 2016 occurred due to incorrect aircraft configuration and crew piloting, according to the final report by Russia’s Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC).
Airlines Slow To Adopt GPS Augmentation Tool, Eurocontrol Says
Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA)
Carriers flying in Europe have yet to adopt the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS), the continent’s satellite-based augmentation system for the GPS signal, according to Eurocontrol’s director of European civil-military aviation (DECMA).