Confirmed on Tuesday 21 March 2017, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has declared an electronics ban for incoming international flights from airports in Turkey, North Africa, and the Middle East. The ban dictates that electronics that are larger than a smartphone must be checked with baggage. The ten listed airports have been given 96
Over the past few months, many news articles have followed the increasing tensions between Russia and the US. Two key events have greatly increased concerns, both involving the activities of Russian jet pilots. Reports show these jets getting within exceptionally close proximity to US warships and aircraft. The acts are being interpreted by many as
In aviation news, United Airlines may face a potential boycott due to a dispute over leggings. A situation occurred Sunday 26 March 2017 at Denver International Airport when two passengers were turned away at the gate for inappropriate clothing. The barred passengers were two young girls that were wearing leggings. They had planned on traveling
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An auxiliary power unit (APU) provides electrical power and pneumatic supply for aircraft air conditioning and main engine start. If an APU malfunctions at the gate, consequences could be severe. For this reason, it is essential to ensure APU maintenance is kept up on. INDICATION OF APU MALFUNCTION Sometimes, the only indication of APU malfunction […]
Although aviation is positioned at the forefront of high-tech engineering, the industry is moving rather slowly when it comes to aircraft maintenance. While new inspection techniques have improved damage detection and have sped up repair processes, the maintenance sector of aviation still largely relies on operator skills. However, new hardware and software developments have recently […]