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  • News Summary Intelligence Report Friday 4/9/2021 Newsdump Friday

    04/09/2021 9:34:08 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 5 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 4/9/2021 | Nextrush/Self
    Pfizer is asking the Food and Drug Administration for emergency use authorization to administer its COVID-19 vaccine to 12 to 15 year olds... Tonight its estimated that 34.66 percent of the US population has been partially vaccinated and 20.66 fully vaccinated. Australia ordering 40 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine as it moves away from original plans to use the AstraZeneca vaccine... The 24-hour garrisoning of the fenced off Grace Life Church near Edmonton, Alberta continuing today. It appears that the Royal Canadian Mounted Police reinforced their presence ahead of possible Sunday worship outside the fences... The US is sending...
  • New Details Released about United Boeing 777 Incident

    03/10/2021 10:47:35 AM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 48 replies
    Simple Flying ^ | Mar 2021 | Jay Singh
    The United States National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released an update on Friday about the United Airlines Boeing 777 engine incident. In late February, the aircraft was climbing out of Denver International Airport (DEN) when the pilots throttled up the engines in anticipation of turbulence. Shortly after that, a loud bang and fire coming from the engine led the pilots to bring the plane back to Denver. United Airlines, shortly after, voluntarily removed 24 of its Pratt & Whitney 4000-powered Boeing 777 aircraft from service. The airline is working to fill in the gaps in its schedules as these aircraft...
  • American Airlines' 737 MAX Flight Faces Engine Issue

    03/10/2021 10:40:56 AM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 20 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | Mar 2021
    Engine-related issues due to technological glitches are emerging as the latest source of setbacks for the airline stocks, which are already reeling under the coronavirus-induced weak air-travel demand. Notably, on Feb 20, 2021, United Airlines’ UAL Flight 328 made an emergency landing at the Denver International Airport following an engine failure. On Feb 22, a Delta Air Lines DAL flight made an emergency landing at the Salt Lake International Airport after a snag in the engine was detected. American Airlines AAL became the latest U.S.- based carrier to suffer a technological breakdown. Per a Reuters report, American Airlines’ Flight 2555,...
  • FAA safety engineer goes public slamming its handling of Boeing 737 MAX

    03/10/2021 10:13:13 AM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 25 replies
    Seattle Times ^ | Mar 2021 | Dominic Gates
    This year, fired up by a newly intense commitment to Christianity, regretful that he wasn’t more assertive internally before the second crash, and moved by the anger and frustration of the families of those who died, Jacobsen decided that wasn’t enough. Ahead of his planned retirement from the FAA at the end of this month, he recounted his MAX experience in a Feb. 8 letter to the parents of Samya Rose Stumo, a 24-year-old American who died on Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302. “I felt a strong conviction that I should help with healing the families of the 737 Max crashes,”...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Sunday 1/19/2020

    01/19/2020 7:49:48 PM PST · by Nextrush · 4 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 1/19/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    The supporters of the Second Amendment and the Antifa expected to be in Richmond, Virginia tomorrow with the Second Amendment groups protesting new laws and Antifa ready to act violently. As the FBI moved to arrest alleged Neo-Nazis headed for the rally in recent days, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam declared a state of emergency and imposed a weapons ban..... World leaders are described as "fully committed" to a peaceful resolution of the Libyan conflict.... A mass rally in Hong Kong today by pro-democracy demonstrators..... "a dangerous attack on the right of the American people to freely choose their president" Part...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 1/10/2020 Newsdump Friday

    01/10/2020 9:47:55 PM PST · by Nextrush · 2 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 1/10/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    Iran is now saying thata Ukrainian airliner was shot down by accident..... House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is now saying she will send the articles of impeachment against President Trump to the Senate for a trial.... Three Republicans joined the Democrats in voting for the war powers resolution symbolically limiting President Trumps power to make war against Iran.... Islamic State issuing a statement in support of the death of Iranian General Qassem Soliemani.... The United States announcing sanctions on Iran in retaliation for the missile attacks on US forces in Iraq Tuesday night..... Eight reported dead in eastern Syria after an...
  • Boeing 737 Max: Worker said plane 'designed by clowns'

    01/10/2020 6:59:02 AM PST · by Erik Latranyi · 39 replies
    BBC ^ | 10 January 2020 | Theo Leggett
    The release of a batch of internal messages has raised more questions about the safety of Boeing's 737 Max. In one of the communications, an employee said the plane was "designed by clowns". The planemaker described the communications as "completely unacceptable". The 737 Max was grounded in March 2019 after two fatal crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia, which killed almost 350 people in total. Boeing said it had released the hundreds of redacted messages as part of its commitment to transparency. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and US Congress were given unredacted versions of the communications last month. "These communications...
  • 'Designed by clowns': Boeing employees ridicule 737 MAX, regulators in internal messages

    01/10/2020 6:56:24 AM PST · by Red Badger · 44 replies ^ | 01/10/2020 | David Shepardson
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Boeing Co has released hundreds of internal messages that contained harshly critical comments about the development of the 737 MAX, including one that said the plane was “designed by clowns who in turn are supervised by monkeys”. The messages, disclosed on Thursday, show attempts to duck regulatory scrutiny with employees disparaging the plane, the company, the Federal Aviation Administration and foreign aviation regulators. In an instant messaging exchange on Feb. 8, 2018 - when the plane was in the air and eight months before the first of two fatal crashes, an employee asks another: “Would you put...
  • Airbus topples Boeing as biggest plane maker

    01/06/2020 7:47:52 AM PST · by NorseViking · 41 replies
    Deutsche Welle by MSN ^ | January 6, 2019 | Ashutosh Pandey
    Europe's Airbus has become the world's biggest plane maker this year as its US rival Boeing struggles to get its bestselling MAX jets back in the skies. Airbus — which has trailed Boeing since 2012 — delivered a record 863 aircraft in 2019, Reuters news agency reported, citing airport and tracking sources. Boeing, on the other hand, had delivered just 345 planes by the end of November and is on course for its worst performance in more than a decade, mainly hurt by the grounding of the MAX aircraft. The US plane maker delivered 806 aircraft in 2018, slightly more...
  • Boeing Uncovers Another Potential Design Flaw With the 737 Max Jets

    01/05/2020 9:38:55 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 33 replies
    ktla ^ | 01/05/2020
    The plane was grounded worldwide in March after two crashes that killed 346 people. The company determined a software fix was likely to correct the issue with the automatic safety feature that caused the crashes. However, as part of a December audit of the plane’s safety ordered by the US Federal Aviation Administration, Boeing found “previously unreported concerns” with wiring in the 737 Max, according to a report earlier Sunday from the New York Times. The company informed the FAA last month that it is looking into whether two sections of wiring that control the tail of the plane are...
  • Prediction 2020

    01/02/2020 10:46:53 AM PST · by SunkenCiv · 30 replies
    various | January 2nd, 2020 | various
    The wall will be begun and nearly completed by the end of 2020.Legal challenges to the construction of the wall will fail.President Trump's popularity will grow the more the wall is completed.Impeachment will either never make it to the Senate due to Pelousy's fascistic tactics, or it will arrive and be a) shredded item by item or b) called up for a vote and rejected on a bipartisan basis.President Trump's popularity will grow the longer the hoaxpeachment totters on.In Venezuela, there will be a civil war between factions of the military, one of which will initially support Maduro, then...
  • Boeing document dump shows 'disturbing' picture on 737 MAX: official

    12/31/2019 8:41:43 AM PST · by Yo-Yo · 46 replies
    ABS-CBN News ^ | 30 December 2019 | John Biers
    NEW YORK - Boeing provided a fresh batch of incriminating documents on the 737 MAX to regulators and congressional investigators, only hours after announcing a leadership shakeup, officials confirmed Tuesday. The document dump came just before Christmas, when many officials already are on holiday, and "appear to point to a very disturbing picture" about Boeing's response to safety issues regarding the 737 MAX, a congressional aide told AFP in an email Tuesday. The aide said Boeing sent the documents "late in the evening" Monday to congressional staff investigating the issues with the aircraft, which has been grounded since March following...
  • Fatally flawed 737 MAX had significantly higher crash risk, FAA concluded

    12/11/2019 2:52:33 PM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 29 replies
    CNN ^ | Dec 2019 | Rene Marsh, Greg Wallace
    A government analysis after the first Boeing 737 MAX crash last fall found the jets were at a significant risk for future crashes, but the agency did not ground the planes until after a second crash. Those two crashes killed 346 people. A Federal Aviation Administration analysis document predicted there would be more than 15 additional fatal crashes of the MAX over its lifetime, and was made public Wednesday at a House Transportation Committee hearing. Administrator Stephen Dickson said that based on that document and "what I know today," he would have acted to ground the plane had he been...
  • American Airlines flight attendants stand up to Boeing CEO on 737 MAX

    11/01/2019 1:47:44 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 4 replies
    Reuters ^ | Oct 31, 2019 | Tracy Rucinski
    “The 28,000 flight attendants working for American Airlines refuse to walk onto a plane that may not be safe and are calling for the highest possible safety standards to avoid another tragedy,” Association of Professional Flight Attendants President Lori Bassani said in the letter. The letter, dated Oct. 30, followed two days of congressional hearings in Washington during which lawmakers grilled Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg about the development of the 737 MAX following two crashes that killed 346 people and led to the aircraft’s worldwide grounding in March. American Airlines Group (AAL.O) is the second largest U.S. operator of the...
  • Senator Ted Cruz rips Boeing CEO over 737 Max

    10/29/2019 4:43:56 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 47 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | Oct 29, 2019 | Tom Benning
    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz ripped into embattled Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg at a high-profile Senate hearing on Tuesday, criticizing the manufacturer’s response to two deadly 737 Max plane crashes and questioning the company’s safety culture. The Republican zeroed in on recently released internal Boeing messages that appear to show top officials raising concerns as early as 2016 about the flight-control system at fault in the crashes. In those exchanges – described by Cruz as “stunning” – Boeing’s chief technical pilot for the 737 Max told a co-worker that the system in question was “running rampant” in simulator tests and that...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 10/25/2019 Newsdump Friday

    10/25/2019 9:17:09 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 2 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 10/25/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    From California raging wildfires and fear of more wildfires causing Pacific Gas and Electric to warn that up to 850-thousand customers...... Protesters back on the streets of Iraq today with at least 40 reported dead.... The demonstrations continuing in Lebanon..... The streets of Bolivia's capital La Paz blocked today in protest at the election result..... Some one million people reported participating in a mass rally in Santiago, Chile...... A federal judge ruling late Friday that the Justice Department must hand over grand jury materials from the Robert Mueller investigation to the Democrat controlled House Judiciary Committee.... The news late Thursday...
  • Boeing shares slide after FAA discovered ‘concerning’ messages about 737 Max certification

    10/18/2019 10:43:13 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 70 replies
    NBC ^ | 10/18/2019 | Leslie Josephs
    KEY POINTS The FAA said Boeing withheld the messages between employees for months. The incident ramps up pressure on Boeing and CEO Muilenburg about the planes. Boeing and the FAA are facing several investigations about the 737 Max’s design and certification. Boeing shares slipped Friday after the Federal Aviation Administration said Boeing withheld for months messages between employees from 2016 regarding the 737 Max’s certification from the regulator. The plane has been grounded since mid-March after two fatal crashes. “The FAA is also disappointed that Boeing did not bring this document to our attention immediately upon its discovery,” the agency...
  • Boeing overestimated pilots’ ability to handle misfires on 737 Max, NTSB says

    09/27/2019 7:33:26 AM PDT · by Yo-Yo · 67 replies
    CNBC ^ | 9/26/19 | Leslie Josephs
    Federal safety investigators on Thursday said Boeing overestimated how well pilots could handle a flurry of alerts when things go wrong on its 737 Max planes, which have been grounded since March after two fatal crashes killed a total of 346 people. The National Transportation Safety Board issued a series of recommendations for aircraft safety assessments, including factoring in human responses when things go awry, the first formal guidelines since the crashes. A flight-control system designed to prevent the planes from stalling misfired on both crashed flights: a Lion Air 737 Max in Indonesia last October and an Ethiopian...
  • What Really Brought Down the Boeing 737 Max?

    09/21/2019 11:38:36 PM PDT · by zeestephen · 57 replies
    New York Times - ^ | 20 September 2019 | William Langewiesche
    What we had in the two downed airplanes was a textbook failure of airmanship. In broad daylight, these pilots couldn’t decipher a variant of a simple runaway trim, and they ended up flying too fast at low altitude, neglecting to throttle back and leading their passengers over an aerodynamic edge into oblivion. [Extreme length]
  • FAA chief says he won’t certify the Boeing 737 Max until he flies the plane himself

    09/18/2019 2:09:57 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 73 replies
    CNBC ^ | 18 SEPT 2019 | Phil Le Beau
    Federal Aviation Administrator Steve Dickson says he won’t allow the Boeing 737 Max jets return to the skies for service until he personally flies the plane himself. “I’m the final sign-off authority in the U.S., and I’m not going to sign off on the aircraft until I would fly it myself,” Dickson told NBC News during an interview in Las Vegas. NBC Correspondent Tom Costello pressed Dickson, a former pilot who is licensed to fly the 737, if he will actually pilot the plane on a short flight before officially approving the Max for commercial operation. “I will fly the...