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AT&T and Verizon Delay 5G Near Major Airports Due to Radar Risk

AT&T and Verizon, two of the largest cell phone providers in the country, have delayed implementing some 5G wireless towers due to potential interference with certain airplane instruments. Although they were cleared by regulators to begin full 5G implementation starting on January 19, they voluntarily delayed the process around airports to prevent potential issues. It [...]

2022-01-25T15:45:20-07:00January 25th, 2022|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments

More Bad News for the Airline Industry After a Spectacular 777 Engine Failure

It’s not a great time for either airlines or air plane manufacturers in the shadow of Covid, but this week, things got demonstrably worse for embattled U.S. aircraft manufacturer Boeing when one of its 777 planes was forced to make an emergency landing in Denver Airport, Colorado after flight 328 from Denver to Honolulu was [...]

2021-02-26T06:38:28-07:00February 26th, 2021|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments

Did the Crashed Indonesian Airline’s Boeing Plane Have a Faulty Throttle?

Thousands of travelers fly on Boeing jets everyday throughout the country. Most believe that Boeing jets are safe and well maintained by airlines despite the recent prolonged design fault issue with Boeing’s Max 8s. However, there are times when accidents do happen and people die or are seriously injured. If it is found that the [...]

2021-01-26T01:06:35-07:00January 26th, 2021|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments

737 Max Aircraft Cleared to Fly But Will Anyone Want to Fly One?

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has finally cleared Boeing’s 737 Max 8 aircraft to fly again after an order to ground all planes in March 2019. Boeing’s reputation has been tarnished by the two avoidable crashes that took place in Indonesia and Ethiopia and the revelation that Boeing’s corporate culture allowed the faulty planes to [...]

2020-11-30T06:28:28-07:00November 30th, 2020|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments

Helicopter Crashes Into Tennessee River Near Knoxville Killing One With Three Survivors

A Eurocopter EC-130 helicopter with four persons on board crashed into the Tennessee River on Monday evening at around 7.40 p.m. Three people were rescued by a nearby pontoon boat as they were attempting to swim to shore, but the fourth person died in the crash. His body was retrieved by police divers. The accident [...]

2020-09-06T22:48:39-07:00August 5th, 2020|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments

The Dangers of Flying in non Commercial Planes

Occasionally, large commercial airplanes do crash. It makes big, worldwide headlines and there are reviews and investigations that try and figure out the answers for how and why they happen. In some cases, e.g. the Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, which probably crashed somewhere in the Indian Ocean, there are still no clear answers to those [...]

2020-09-06T22:48:40-07:00March 26th, 2020|Aviation Accidents|0 Comments
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