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Delta passenger hit flight attendant after mask dispute, faces $27,500 fine, FAA says

The FAA alleges that the unnamed passenger struck a flight attendant in the face after being asked to leave the plane.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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FAA met to discuss more frequent engine inspections days before Denver incident

Only days before a dramatic engine failure on a United Airlines flight, federal regulators had met about requiring more frequent inspections of the same type of engine, a source familiar with the matter told CNN.
Tags: Cnn, Faa, Denver, United Airlines


United Airlines engine failure: FAA orders airlines to perform thermal imaging on fan blades

The FAA issued an emergency airworthiness directive Tuesday ordering inspections and thermal imaging after a United 777 suffered an engine failure.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Faa, United, United Airlines


FAA directs air carriers to inspect engines similar to failed one on United 328

The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday directed air carriers to inspect all Pratt & Whitney engines similar to the one that dramatically failed on a United Airlines flight on Saturday.
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FAA directs air carriers to inspect engines similar to the one that failed on the United Airlines flight

The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday directed air carriers to inspect all Pratt & Whitney engines similar to the one that dramatically failed on a United Airlines flight on Saturday.
Tags: Cnn, Faa, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, Pratt Whitney


SpaceX is about to reattempt a high-altitude flight of its Starship rocket. The last 2 prototypes blew up.

SpaceX's Starship SN9 prototype failed to ignite one of its engines upon landing, so it slammed into the ground and exploded on February 2, 2021. Left: Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters; Right: SPadre.com SpaceX is set to launch its newest Starship prototype tens of thousands of feet into the air as early as this week. Elon Musk estimated a 60% chance of a successful landing. The last two prototypes blew up. The launch window is fluid, so we will update this post once SpaceX confirms a planned...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, News, Washington Post, Trends, Earth, Cnn, Spaceships, Mars, Faa, Rocket Launch, Federal Aviation Administration, Musk, Hannibal Hanschke Reuters


After Saturday’s engine failure, Boeing says many 777s should be grounded (ars technica)

Enlarge / United Airlines 238 suffered an engine out failure on Saturday, Feb. 20. (credit: Andy Cross/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images) While the National Transportation Safety Board investigates an aircraft engine failure that occurred in flight on Saturday, manufacturer Boeing has recommended that airlines suspend flying certain versions of the 777 wide-body airliner. "Boeing is actively monitoring recent events related to United Airlines Flight 328," the company stated on ...
Tags: News, Ge, Faa, Boeing, United Airlines, Ntsb, Eric Berger, Pratt Whitney, Andy Cross MediaNews Group The Denver Post, Enlarge United Airlines


United will still fly the Boeing 777-200 after a scary engine failure in Colorado - but the ones still flying have a different engine

A United Airlines Boeing 777. Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto/Getty United Airlines' fleet of 24 Boeing 777-200 aircraft has been grounded by the Federal Aviation Administration, but the aircraft will keep flying. A fleet of 22 United Boeing 777-200s are unaffected as they're powered by General Electric engines. Passengers booked on the 777 might still fly on the aircraft but others will be moved to different jets.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Federal Aviation Adm...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Colorado, Planes, Trends, Flying, Aviation, Faa, General Electric, Boeing, Denver, United, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration


Experts say the plane and engine used by United have a safe track record - and the scary landing in Colorado should have minimal impact on the airline

The United Airlines Boeing 777-222 that experienced an in-flight engine failure. AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images A United Airlines jet made an emergency landing after an engine failure on Saturday. Three aviation regulators have effectively grounded Boeing 777s with PW4000-112 engines pending an investigation.  Experts say the issue isn't likely systemic with the plane or engine, given the track record of both.  Only 69 aircraft in the world are affected, and United is the only US carrier w...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Japan, News, Colorado, US, San Francisco, Trends, Chicago, Flying, Hawaii, Aviation, Airlines, Engines, Faa, General Electric


The FAA has closed investigations into SpaceX's explosive Starship tests, clearing the way for the launch of a new prototype, SN10

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk and the company's Starship rocket which aims to carry people and cargo to Mars in the future. REUTERS/Callaghan O'Hare/Yichuan Cao/Getty Images FAA investigations into SpaceX's explosive Starship landings and a license violation have now ended. This means the new prototype of the SpaceX Starship rocket, SN10, could launch in the near future. Musk tweeted Sunday: "Good chance of flying this week!" Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Feder...
Tags: Twitter, Spacex, Elon Musk, Trends, Cnn, Mars, Faa, Musk, Federal Aviation Administration FAA, Starship, Wattles, Boca Chica Texas, SpaceX Starship, Kate Duffy, Jackie Wattles Musk


After a Boeing 777 Rained Failed-Engine Debris on Neighborhood Below, More Planes Grounded (slashdot)

After a twin-engine, wide-bodied Boeing 777 took off from a Denver airport — carrying 231 passengers and 10 crew members — its right engine failed. It began dropping debris on several neighborhoods below, CNBC reports. America's Federal Aviation Administration issued a statement saying it was "aware of reports of debris in the vicinity of the airplane's flight path," CNBC adds, noting that less than 30 minutes later the plane had returned to the airport. No passengers were injured. Today the...
Tags: Japan, News, America, Bloomberg, Faa, Boeing, Denver, Cnbc, United Airlines, Japan Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, Pratt Whitney, Dickson, ANA Holdings, JAL, Steve Dickson


Boeing recommends grounding model 777 airplanes after one experienced engine failure and dropped debris over Colorado

United Airlines Boeing 777-222 takes off at Los Angeles international Airport on September 15, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images A Boeing 777 operated by United Airlines experienced engine failure Saturday, dropping debris over Colorado. The FAA is now requiring inspections of all Boeing 777 jets with a particular engine model. Boeing also recommended that airlines ground all 69 active planes with the engine model. Visit the Business section of Insider for mor...
Tags: Colorado, US, Trends, Cnn, Faa, Boeing, Denver, Korean Air, United, United Airlines, Japan Airlines, Ntsb, National Transportation Safety Board, Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles California, HONOLULU Hawaii


United grounds 24 Boeing 777s after an engine failed mid-air, burning and dropping debris

The engine of a United Airlines Boeing 777 plane on Saturday. YouTube/9News Airlines are grounding Boeing 777 planes with certain engines after one failed mid-flight. Video from a United passenger showed an engine on fire. The plane landed safely, but dropped debris. Other airlines that fly the same plane grounded them too, as recommended by Boeing. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. United Airlines is grounding 24 Boeing 777 planes after an engine failed mid-air, catc...
Tags: Japan, Colorado, US, Trends, Cnn, Faa, Boeing, Denver, United, United Airlines, Japan Airlines, Honolulu, National Transportation Safety Board, Pratt Whitney, US Federal Aviation Administration FAA, Asiana Airlines


United grounds 24 Boeing 777s after an engine failed midair, burning and dropping debris

The engine of a United Airlines Boeing 777 plane on Saturday. YouTube/9News Airlines are grounding Boeing 777 planes with certain engines after one failed soon after takeoff. Video from a United passenger showed an engine on fire. The plane landed safely but dropped debris. Other airlines that fly the same plane grounded them too, as recommended by Boeing. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. United Airlines is grounding 24 Boeing 777 planes after an engine failed soon a...
Tags: Transportation, Japan, Colorado, US, Trends, Cnn, News UK, Faa, Boeing, Denver, United, United Airlines, Japan Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, Honolulu, National Transportation Safety Board


Investigators believe a fan blade in the engine of the Boeing 777 that experienced a catastrophic engine failure came off and took out another, a source says

Federal authorities are stepping up inspections of Boeing 777 airplanes equipped with certain Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines and it's likely some will be removed from service, according to a statement from FAA Administrator Steve Dickson.
Tags: News, Stories, Faa, Boeing, Pratt Whitney


FAA Ends Investigations Into Crashed SpaceX Starship Prototypes: Report

The Federal Aviation Administration has ended its investigations into SpaceX’s last two Starship prototype tests, dubbed SN8 and SN9, according to CNN’s Jackie Wattles. News of the federal probes threw the launch of SpaceX’s SN10 prototype into legal limbo, but on Sunday CEO Elon Musk seemed confident that the matter…Read more...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, Cnn, Faa, Federal Aviation Administration, Jackie Wattles


FAA orders inspections on Boeing 777 airplanes after one experienced engine failure and dropped debris over Colorado

United Airlines Boeing 777-222 takes off at Los Angeles international Airport on September 15, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images A Boeing 777 operated by United Airlines experienced engine failure Saturday, dropping debris over Colorado. The FAA is now requiring inspections of all Boeing 777 jets with a particular engine model. United also announced they would be grounding 24 active aircraft as they conduct a review. Visit the Business section of Insider for m...
Tags: Transportation, News, Colorado, Trends, Engine, Faa, Boeing, Denver, United, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, National Transportation Safety Board, Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles California, HONOLULU Hawaii, Denver International Airport


The FAA is stepping up inspections of Boeing 777 airplanes with engines similar to the one that failed Saturday in mid-air near Denver

Federal authorities are stepping up inspections of Boeing 777 airplanes equipped with certain Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines and it's likely some will be removed from service, according to a statement from FAA Administrator Steve Dickson.
Tags: News, Stories, Faa, Boeing, Denver, Pratt Whitney


Some Boeing 777 airplanes likely to be removed from service, FAA says

The Federal Aviation Administration is stepping up inspections of Boeing 777 airplanes equipped with certain Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines and it's likely some will be removed from service, according to a statement from FAA Administrator Steve Dickson.
Tags: Cnn, Faa, Boeing, Federal Aviation Administration, Pratt Whitney


Boeing 777s grounded by airlines after FAA issues emergency order

Engine failure of a United Airlines Boeing prompts airlines in US and Japan to ground dozens of 777s Boeing 777s have been grounded in the US and Japan after the US Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency airworthiness directive following a catastrophic engine failure on one of the planes in Denver on Saturday.United Airlines said it was grounding all 24 of its Boeing 777s in active duty after one of its Boeing 777-200s had to make an emergency landing at the weekend, scattering engi...
Tags: Japan, US, World news, US news, Air transport, Airline Industry, Faa, Boeing, Denver, United Airlines, US Federal Aviation Administration, United Airlines Boeing


'Something blew up': plane rains debris on Denver suburbs after engine fire

FAA: United flight suffered engine failure before landingWitness sees explosion and smoke from low-flying airliner A United Airlines plane has rained debris on Denver suburbs, narrowly missing a home, after it suffered a catastrophic engine failure shortly after take-off on Saturday. The Boeing 777-200 returned to the airport safely for an emergency landing, with no reports of anyone hurt.United said in a statement there were no reported injuries on Flight 328 from Denver International Airport t...
Tags: Business, Colorado, World news, US news, Air transport, Faa, Boeing, Denver, United, United Airlines, Honolulu, Denver International Airport


A plane suffering engine failure dropped debris in people's yards as it flew over Colorado, then landed safely

In this photo provided by the Broomfield Police Department on Twitter, debris is scattered in the front yard of a house at near 13th and Elmwood, Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, in Broomfield, Colo. Broomfield Police Department via Associated Press A United Airlines flight dropped debris over Broomfield, Colorado, on Saturday. The flight suffered engine failure after takeoff, and returned to the Denver airport safely. No injuries on the ground or on the plane were reported. Visit the Business sec...
Tags: Transportation, News, Colorado, Trends, Faa, Denver, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, National Transportation Safety Board, HONOLULU Hawaii, Elmwood, Denver International Airport, Broomfield Colorado, Michelle Mark, Broomfield Police, Broomfield Police Department


Passenger plane drops debris on Denver suburbs then lands safely

FAA: United flight suffered engine failure before landingWitness sees explosion and smoke from low-flying airlinerA United Airlines flight bound for Honolulu suffered a right engine failure on Saturday shortly after departing Denver International Airport and scattered debris before returning safely to the airport, the Federal Aviation Administration said.United said in a statement there were no reported injuries on Flight 328, which had 231 passengers and 10 crew on board. Continue reading...
Tags: Business, Colorado, World news, US news, Air transport, Faa, Denver, United, United Airlines, Federal Aviation Administration, Honolulu, Denver International Airport


FAA investigation finds SpaceX explosion ‘did not endanger the public’

The FAA has closed its investigation into SpaceX and found that an explosion during testing of the Starship rocket prototype did not put the public in danger.
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Las Vegas airport might get a new name in honor of Harry Reid

The Clark County Board of Commissioners has voted in favor of renaming McCarran International Airport after Harry Reid, the powerful Democrat who served Nevada in the US Senate for decades. It's up to the FAA to approve the name change.
Tags: Cnn, US Senate, Las Vegas, Nevada, Harry Reid, Faa, McCarran International Airport, Clark County Board of Commissioners


United just ordered $1 billion worth of eVTOLs from a startup that aims to launch intra-city passenger flights in 2024

United Airlines and Archer Matheus Obst/Shutterstock.com and Archer United Airlines and eVTOL startup Archer Aviation announced a $1 billion partnership and aircraft order. United will buy 200 aircraft to be used for eco-friendly airport transportation. Archer Aviation is also going public via a special-purpose acquisition company. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. United Airlines is investing in a new kind of aircraft, one that doesn't fly over oceans but over conges...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Planes, Los Angeles, Trends, Startup, Chicago, Flying, Aircraft, Archer, Aviation, New York Stock Exchange, DHL, Faa, Boeing


The pilot in Kobe Bryant's fatal helicopter crash appeared to violate flight standards and likely became disoriented when he flew through the clouds, NTSB finds

Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna Bryant attend a basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Atlanta Hawks at Staples Center on November 17, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images Investigators say the pilot flying Kobe Bryant's helicopter violated federal standards before crash. They said the pilot flew through clouds and became disoriented. Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, and seven others died in the helicopter crash last year. Visit the Bus...
Tags: Death, News, California, US, Sports, Los Angeles, Trends, Ap, Nba, Dallas, Helicopter Crash, Kobe Bryant, Orange County, Detroit, Faa, Ventura County


Ask the Captain: Who's allowed to ride in the cockpit jumpseat? Does the FAA 'own' it?

This week, John Cox clarifies who's allowed to ride in an airliner's cockpit jumpseat and whether pilots can tell if your seatbelt is fastened.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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FAA to oversee investigation of SpaceX Mars rocket prototype's explosive landing

The Federal Aviation Administration said it will oversee an investigation into a crash landing of a SpaceX prototype rocket on Tuesday. The announcement comes after the FAA forced SpaceX to delay the launch as it investigated a previous explosion of a similar rocket prototype.
Tags: Spacex, Cnn, Faa, Federal Aviation Administration


FAA investigating SpaceX launch license violations as Musk rages on

Fast and loose probably won't get you to Mars. The Verge: "The FAA will continue to work with SpaceX to evaluate additional information provided by the company as part of its application to modify its launch license," FAA spokesman Steve Kulm said Friday. — Read the rest
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