Another case of a passenger acting badly. Horizon Air Flight
2412 from Seattle to Billings, MT Saturday night started out fine,
as flights generally do, when a female passenger became violent and
yelling everyone on the flight was going to "die."
AD NUMBER: PL2007-18-51
SUBJECT: Airworthiness Directive PL2007-18-51
SUMMARY: We have received reports of parts of the main
slat track downstop assembly coming off the main slat track. In one
case, a nut fell into the slat track housing (referred to as "slat
can") and, during a subsequent slat retraction, the track made
contact with the nut, pushing it into the wall of the canand
Focus Of Order Is Loose Bolts On "Slat Down-Stop Assembly"
The Federal Aviation Administration issued an Airworthiness Directive
Monday, ordering eight US carriers to inspect their newer
Boeing 737 wings for loose or missing parts in response to a fire
that erupted on a China Airlines jet last week.
A Big Day For The Biggest Boeings... And Their Building
Monday was a big day for the biggest Boeing planes... and the
big building where they're built (say that fast three times --
Ed.) The American planemaker delivered its
3,000th widebody airplane from its Everett, WA site. The airplane
was a 777-200ER (Extended Range) model that was delivered to Korean
Analysts Say Departure Could Pave Way For More To Follow
A third senior official in the Brazilian aviation authority
ANAC tendered a resignation last week since the country's
worst air disaster heightened concerns about the overall safety of
air travel in the country.