Corporate Plane Came Within 1.6 Miles Of Landing Traffic
Officials are investigating why a Piaggio turboprop made a wrong
turn on takeoff from Hawthorne Municipal Airport in Los Angeles
last month, and strayed too close to two airliners on final
approach to land at LAX.
Conference Outlines Who's Doing What On Future Of ATC
FAA Acting Administrator Robert Sturgell and representatives of
industry organizations recently met with reporters to provide a
background for the Next Generation Air Transportation System
(NextGen,) the much-ballyhooed FAA proposal to transform US
aviation through the use of 21st-century technologies to meet
future demands, avoid gridlock in the sky, improve safety and
increase environmental protections.
Turboprop Airliners The Talk Of Weeklong Trade Show
Bombardier recently concluded its bi-annual Q-Series turboprop
Operators’ Conference and Trade Show. Over 550 participants
from around the world came together to participate in training
opportunities and to review best practices regarding maintenance
and technical solutions which were all directed towards elevating
carriers’ operational efficiency.