On this episode of AvTalk, a passenger lands a Cessna 208 Caravan in Florida after the pilot turns into incapacitated. Republic desires a change in how pilots can earn their certificates. And there’s extra consolidation coming to South American airways.
An replace on the breaking information concerning the Tibet Airways A319. Everybody made it off the plane safely. It would nevertheless, not be flying once more.
Passenger lands airplane after pilot turns into incapacitated
A passenger aboard a Cessna 208 Caravan flying from Marsh Harbour to Fort Pierce in Florida safely landed the airplane in Palm Seashore this week after the pilot grew to become incapacitated. The passenger, who has no flight coaching, managed to contact air visitors management and was coached to land by an air visitors controller who can be a flight teacher.
Republic Airways desires its pilots to get their certificates quicker
Republic Airways desires pilots in its coaching program to obtain their r-ATP certificates at 750 hours, the identical as army aviators.
FAA modifications eVTOL certification plans
The FAA is altering the way it plans to certify eVTOL plane, throwing into doubt the projected timelines of a variety of startups.
GOL and Avianca are forming a holding firm referred to as Abra in additional consolidation on South American airways.
Lufthansa tops up on Boeing’s
Lufthansa positioned an order for extra 787s, 777Fs and 777-8Fs this week.
easyJet eradicating seats to ease workers scarcity
easyJet is eradicating a row of seats on a few of its plane to permit it to function with one fewer flight attendant on these flights.
Shut name in Mexico Metropolis
A Volaris plane was on the runway able to depart when one other was cleared to land. The plane on strategy performed a go round and each plane arrived safely.
Virgin Atlantic flight flip again
A Virgin Atlantic flight turned again to the UK after the airline realized the pilot had not but taken a company-required examination.
Southwest including energy and higher web
Southwest Airways will add USB energy and higher web to elements of its fleet. It’s a begin.
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