Pilots must train in simulators before Max 8s can fly over Canada: Garneau

  Transport Minister Marc Garneau says airlines that want to fly the Boeing 737 Max 8 in Canadian airspace must first train their pilots using a flight simulator. Until recently, most U.S. airlines did not require flight simulation for pilots of the Max 8, which aviation authorities across the globe grounded in the wake of […]

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Russia suspected to have sent troops in Venezuela by air

CARACAS Two Russian air force planes landed in Venezuela’s main airport on Saturday carrying a Russian defense official and nearly 100 troops, according to a local journalist, amid growing unease in the U.S.. and strengthening ties between Venezuela and Russia. Also read: After Venezuela Showdown, U.S. V.P. to meet Guaido in Colombia According to a flight-tracking website Flightradar24, two […]

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Ethiopian Airlines black boxes showed ‘clear similarities’ with Lion Air crash

ADDIS ABABA Analysis of the data from the black boxes of an Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed killing all 157 people on board showed ‘clear similarities’ with October’s Lion Air crash, a spokesman for the Ethiopian Transport Ministry said. Initial Findings. Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 had an unusually high speed after take-off. The plane reported […]

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