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US scraps plan to allow knives inside planes

Bowing to pressure from lawmakers and aviation industry, a federal agency responsible for the security of airports in United States has announced to shelve its plan to allow small knives inside a......

Gaza bloodbath continues, diplomats scramble for ceasefire

Bloodbath in Gaza continued unabated today with Israel and Hamas refusing to back down in the conflict that has killed over 660 Palestinians and 31 Israelis, even as US Secretary of State John......

US, Europeans ban flights to Israel over Gaza rocket threat

Several international airlines on Wednesday halted flights to Israel indefinitely, citing security concerns as high-level diplomatic efforts failed to yield any result to end the 16-day conflict......

Shooting in US airport kills 1 security officer, injures many

A security official was killed and several others injured in an unprovoked shooting incident on Friday at Los AngelesInternationalAirport, one of the busiest in the US, prompting authorities to......

Los Angeles airport evacuated after shooting

Parts of Los Angeles International Airport -- one of the busiest in the US – were evacuated on Friday morning after reports of a shooting in which a TSA (Transportation Security......

India wants fresh US audit for air-safety upgrade

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has asked the US’s Federal Aviation Administration for a fresh audit by end-August of the safety oversight mechanism. Sources in DGCA said the letter......

Bill to constitute Civil Aviation Authority gets govt nod

A bill to constitute a Civil Aviation Authority to administer and regulate aviation safety and have an oversight over air transport operators, navigation service providers and other related issues,......

US regulator downgrades Indian aviation safety ratings

India's aviation safety ratings have been downgraded by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) from the top to the second category, which would affect expansion of flights by Indian......

Federal aviation body may submit final audit report on DGCA by January

US aviation regulator Federal Aviation Administration has completed its second round of safety audit of its Indian counterpart DGCA and is likely to submit its final report by January, official......

Boeing permitted to conduct flight tests of Dreamliner

The US Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) has allowed Boeing to carry out flight tests of its 787 Dreamliner in order to help it check its troubled electrical system and batteries which is......

Profile: Dr Vijay Mallya

Dr Vijay Mallya -- Chairman and Managing Director, Force India Formula One TeamThe UB Group is one of India's largest conglomerates with annual sales of over US$ 4 billion and a market......

  People speak for us federal aviation administration

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Q. will you believe in the report of NTSB ?
:  A. These are industry based investigation and ICAO and IATA too accept these/their reports .The newly formed government-industry initiative have its...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/will-you-believe-in-the-report-of-ntsb-//answers/17149595

anushka desai
Q. What does the usage black box refer to in aviation?
Anushka Desai:  A. The US govt. federal agency Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is responsible for the safety of civil aviation and its regulations require...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-does-the-usage-black-box-refer-to-in-aviation/17149429/answers/14743147

joyesh chakraborty
Q. Any idea about the rotorcraft?
Joyesh Chakraborty:  A. An aircraft, especially a helicopter, that is kept partially or completely airborne by airfoils rotating around a vertical axis.Rotorcraft is a...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/any-idea-about-the-rotorcraft/14736847/answers/9335698

clifford lobo
Q. We see on all aeroplanes V T ...followed by some number. What does vt stand for?
Clifford Lobo:  A. What does the series of letters and numbers on the back of a plane stand for? Why do the numbers on US aircraft always start with the letter N?...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/we-see-on-all-aeroplanes-v-t-...followed-by-some-number.-wha/9334230/answers/191920

  Web results for Us Federal Aviation Administration
SpiceJet hid incidents, made risky pilot trainer

NEW DELHI: Training junior pilots to fly passengers — safely — is an article of ultimate faith, with only captains with impeccable risk-free... ...

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Ashok Lavasa

Ashok Lavasa is moving to the environment ministry after a nine-month stint as aviation secretary. He spoke to Mihir Mishra about his tenure and... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/opinion/interviews/air-india-needs-to-further-improve-on-customer-service-ashok-lavasa/articleshow/41230446.cms
Legroom wars break out in high skies

Aug. 29: A device that prevents the passenger in front of you on an aircraft from tilting back their seat has inflamed one of the most contentious... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140830/jsp/frontpage/story_18780234.jsp
Google building fleet of package-delivering drones

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS Google's secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass... ...

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No traffic jams in the sky, for the moment

Where are the flying cars? It's a dream that has reduced many would-be inventors to despair as they grasped the immensity of the engineering and... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/beyond-business/no-traffic-jams-in-the-sky-for-the-moment-114082900873_1.html

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