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Air Travel

Flying the Boeing 737 Max 8: An American Airlines Pilot’s View from Inside the Cockpit, Explains MCAS System Connected to 2 Crashes

147 Capt. Dennis Tajer of American Airlines and the Allied Pilots Association explains what it’s like to fly the Boeing 737 Max 8, and why a new flight control system was a surprise to pilots. […]

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FIRE BLOG C

Engine Turbine Disc Failure: NTSB Releases Cause of American Airline Flight 383 Jet Engine Fire at O’Hare; Outlines Crew and Passenger Response and Evacuation Failures

125 The NTSB released a probable cause of disc failure for the engine fire that forced an American Airlines jet to abort takeoff at O’Hare in 2016, but the more important lessons learned involved crew […]

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Air Travel

American Airlines Flights Downed Due to “Technical Issues” or Connectivity Issues

36 American Airlines grounded flights at three of their busiest airports after a technical glitch Thursday afternoon. Flights resumed around 2:15 after what American Airlines is calling “connectivity” issues. All domestic flights departing from Dallas-Fort […]

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Crimes Notebook

American Airlines Flight Attendant Rants About AA Bankruptcy; Says Plane Is Going To Crash at Dallas Fort Worth

36 An American Airlines female flight attendant on American Airlines Flight 2332 is reported to have disrupted a flight in the cabin using the public address system to announce words about the American Airline bankruptcy […]