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Comair B734 left main gear collapse on landing on 26 October 2015. Final report

A too high flare in an attempt of a smooth landing led to unstable approach, some maintenance issues found as contributing factors to the main landing gear shimmy. 4,504 more words

Human Factors

The story behind a century of aircraft crashes

Ever since the Wright brothers first took to the air – albeit for a few dozen feet – the dream of conquering the skies has cast a shadow that seldom gets mentioned in all the romanticism that surrounds flying. 3,242 more words

Things

Why did the Emirates Flight 521 Crash? - 2 Minute Read - TOGA gone bad

A preliminary report about the Emirates Boeing 777 crash on August 3rd 2016 indicates pilot error. Quite a change in stance, since the pilots were initially credited with saving all 282 lives on board. 470 more words

Opinions

Poland to exhume all uncremated victims’ remains of 2010 jet crash in Russia near Smolensk -- -- Prime Minister, senior government leaders killed in controversial crash

Polish prosecutors will exhume all uncremated victims’ remains of a 2010 jet crash in Russia in which the then president died. The government it seems will not quit before it can prove culpability in the tragedy. 1,013 more words

Appearance on AirplaneGeeks.com

I am honored to have been a guest on the 401st podcast for airplanegeeks.com.  Great group of folks who are working hard to get accurate aviation information and news out to the world.   210 more words

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