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USAF releases report into MQ-9A crash in Africa

A newly released USAF Abbreviated Aircraft Accident Investigation Board report has revealed the previously unreported loss of an MQ-9A Reaper RPAS in an unspecified location in the US Africa Command Area of Responsibility on June 24, 2020

AAIB reveals cause of on-stand BA 787 nose-gear incident

The incident happened last month on stand while cargo was being loaded onto the Dreamliner

West Atlantic ATP swerved off runway after bungled crosswind landing

In strong gusty winds, the crew failed to apply the correct flying technique resulting in a runway excursion

Why Jet2 Boeing 737 rejected take-off after V1

The aircraft came to a stop around 600 metres from the end of the runway

Why Wizz Air A321 aborted take-off at V1

An AAIB report finds that pitot probes had become blocked by something the size of a grain of rice…

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The Lava-Proof Box Aviation Couldn’t Do Without

Designed to withstand temperatures of over 1,000 degrees Celsius and the weight of a rhino, black boxes have assisted air crash investigators for the last 50 years. But, as Thomas Haynes discovers, their future could be even more impressive…