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CAACI Statement on the FAA grounding of Boeing Max-9 aircraft worldwide

The Civil Aviation Authority of the Cayman Islands (CAACI) received the FAA’s Continued Airworthiness Notification to the International Community (CANIC) on Saturday 6 January at 3:45pm which detailed the Emergency Airworthiness Directive to operators of the Boeing 737 Max-9 aircraft….

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The FAA calculated that Boeing’s 737 Max could crash a total of 15 times, killing more than 3,000 people, if it wasn’t grounded and fixed

By Will martin From Business Insider An internal investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), which was recently made public, predicted that the Boeing 737 Max crash could crash 15 times more over its lifespan. The figure was released during…

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Panel to review how FAA approved Boeing 737 Max System

Voice of America From Jakarta News CHICAGO – A global team of experts this week will begin reviewing how the Boeing 737 Maxs flight control system was approved by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA says experts from nine…

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FAA says Boeing will fix 737 Max 8 system

From FOX KTVU BEIJING (AP) – The Federal Aviation Administration says it expects Boeing will soon complete improvements to an automated anti-stall system that is suspected of contributing to a deadly crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8 in October. The…

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US bans cargo shipments of lithium-ion batteries on passenger planes

By Jon Fingas From engadget Cargo flights will also have to carry mostly-drained batteries. The US government just added a new wrinkle to receiving lithium-ion batteries. The Department of Transportation and the FAA have issued an interim rule banning the transport of…

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Proposed FAA rules loosen restrictions on drone flights at night

By A J Dillinger From Engadget Drones would also be allowed to fly overhead and will be further integrated into national airspace. Right on the heels of Canada introducing new, stricter regulations for drone operations, the US Department of Transportation proposed a new set of…

Gadget of the week

One of the best 7 Drones from Popular Mechanics By Don Melanson From Popular Mechanics The era of drones is upon us, but how to you pick the right flyer? For the most part, your options range from tiny, cheap,…

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US: Louisville wants a fleet of drones to survey areas after shootings

By David Lumb From engadget Kentucky’s biggest city pitched this idea to a UAV-funding federal program. Earlier this week, the mayor of Louisville, Kentucky told reporters that he wants the city to field a fleet of drones that automatically survey…

FAA gets more power over drones

Ruling gives FAA more power over drones than local governments By Mariella Moon From engadget A city in Massachusetts will now have to tweak its drone ordinance due to a landmark ruling. When it comes to drone regulations, the FAA’s…

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Robots and drones will work together to deliver all our goods

By Kerry Davis From engadget Delivery trucks with robots onboard might be only five to ten years away. The infrastructure to support traditional deliveries has been strained ever since the growth in online orders. What’s more, the projected growth will…