The TSB has just released two Aviation Safety
Recommendations following the incident (A05F0047) in which an
Airbus A310-300 lost its rudder after leaving Varadero, Cuba, for
Quebec/Jean Lesage International Airport, Quebec, in March
Union, Airline Says Gatherings Will Not Disrupt
To drive their point home -- that they are prepared to strike if
necessary should their current contract be tossed out in federal
bankruptcy court -- the Delta Air Lines branch of the Air Line
Pilot's Association announced it will encourage rank-and-file
members to stage a series of "practice strikes" throughout the
nation this week.
The fast-moving folks at Airbus tell ANN that they have
successfully completed the passenger evacuation trial on
development A380 MSN7, paving the way for the authorities to
certify the aircraft in time for delivery by the end of 2006.