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  1. What you need to know about the 737 MAX and the flight control system suspected in the Lion Air crashRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Boeing didn't tell airline pilots about features of a new flight-control system in its 737 MAX that reportedly is a focus of the investigation into last month's deadly crash in Indonesia, according to pilots who fly the jet in the U.S. Boeing's popular 737 MAX aircraft and one of its flight control systems are now in the spotlight after the aircraft suddenly plunged into the sea last month, killing all 189 people aboard the Lion Air flight. Investigators are still trying to figure out why the Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane crashed just minutes after takeoff from Jakarta, but Indonesian authorities have pointed to a safety flight control feature designed to prevent pilots from losing control of the aircraft, according to Bloomberg.


  2. Lion Air crash: Family of victim sues Boeing over 737-Max design flawRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | USA Today

    The $100,000 suit alleges Boeing failed to adequately inform pilots about a stall-prevention feature in the 737-Max that crashed Oct. 29, killing 189. Lion Air crash: Family of victim sues Boeing over 737-Max design flaw The $100,000 suit alleges Boeing failed to adequately inform pilots about a stall-prevention feature in the 737-Max that crashed Oct. 29, killing 189.


  3. Indonesia plane crash victim's family sue BoeingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    Washington, Nov 16 : The parents of a passenger who was onboard the Lion Air flight that crashed into the Java Sea last month killing 189 people, have sued Boeing for its alleged "unsafe design" of the 737 Max 8 aircraft. The lawsuit, filed on Thursday in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, where Boeing is headquartered, centres on a new safety feature that can cause the 737 Max 8 aircraft to "auto-dive" in certain situations, CNN reported.


  4. KC law firm wins $11.59M judgment in bad faith claimRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Business Journal

    A Riley County judge enforced an $11.59 million judgment against an insurance company for how it handled a claim after a plane crash in Kansas killed a pilot and his passenger.


  5. Rob Stewart film exposes illegal shark hunting industryRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    From an eatery inside a giant crab to a McDonald's modelled after a Happy Meal box: The world's weirdest shaped restaurants Hole-ly moly! Airport installs bizarre hangar doors with a large hole in the middle so it can accommodate the huge Airbus A380 Film exposes the illegal shark hunting industry that sees up to 150 MILLION killed each year for their fins and as hunting trophies From visiting a polka dot museum to dining in the mountains of Peru: New 'bucket list' reveals the 50 top things to experience in the world right now The world's most dangerous countries revealed: Maps show Libya, Afghanistan and Somalia are the riskiest places but Finland, Norway and Iceland are the safest Yours for $10.75m! Private apartment at the top of a Four Seasons Hotel with staff on-call 24/7, a wine cellar and breathtaking views hits the market A sneak peek at JFK's new $265m hotel in its space age TWA ... (more)


  6. Indonesian jet crash victim's family sues BoeingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Nation

    The family of an Indonesian man killed in a Lion Air jet crash is suing Boeing, alleging that the accident may have been caused by a problem with the flight-control system in its newest 737 plane. The father of Rio Nanda Pratama filed the lawsuit Wednesday in the US state of Illinois, where the plane manufacturer is headquartered, over the death of the young doctor who was to have married his high-school sweetheart this week.


  7. Lion Air plane crash victim's father sues Boeing in US courtRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Mail on Sunday

    Father of doctor killed in Lion Air plane crash sues Boeing in US court, claiming design fault on 737 MAX aircraft caused the death of his son New Boeing planes have an automated system which will make aircraft descend if there is a malfunction - but pilots say they weren't told how to switch it off An Indonesian father who lost his son in last month's Lion Air plane crash is suing Boeing, alleging that a design flaw in their new aircraft caused the accident. The father of passenger Dr. Rio Nanda Pratama filed the lawsuit on Wednesday in the Circuit Court of Cook County in Chicago, Illinois - where Boeing is headquartered.


  8. Cerritos plane crash left its scarsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

    Often, when she's sitting on her patio or in her driveway, Gail Grossman will watch airplanes trace the skies over her house on Ashworth Place. "Before, we never noticed planes going over, and now I still look and see when planes go over," Grossman said.


  9. Southwest Air Replaced Flight-Control Sensors of the Kind Implicated in Lion Air CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    During the three weeks before Lion Air Flight 610 plunged into waters off Indonesia, Southwest Airlines Co. replaced two malfunctioning flight-control sensors of the same type that has been publicly implicated in the crash, according to a summary of Southwest maintenance records reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.


  10. Lion Air Investigation Takes an Unexpected TurnRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Flying

    In what some pilots are calling an inconceivable moment in flight operations and training, Boeing recently admitted the existence of the maneuvering characteristics augmentation system , an angle of attack related stall prevention system that was unknown to operators of the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft, like the one flown last week by a Lion Air crew when it departed Jakarta Indonesia. The Lion Air crew experienced an unexpected nose pitch down shortly after takeoff as the aircraft was passing through 5,000 feet.


  11. Lion Air crash victim's father files US lawsuit against BoeingRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago |

    FILE PHOTO: Indonesian National Transportation Safety Commission officials examine a turbine engine from the Lion Air flight JT610 at Tanjung Priok port in Jakarta, Indonesia, November 4, 2018. REUTERS/Beawiharta/File Photo CHICAGO: An Indonesia man, whose son was killed when a Lion Air flight crashed last month , has sued Boeing Co alleging that a defect in the design of the 737 MAX 8 aircraft caused it to crash.


  12. 'Here we go again': Man in Mount Gambier flight drama also saved a pilot from a crashRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | ABC News

    A passenger onboard a Regional Express flight that made an emergency landing in South Australia's South East this morning was also involved in pulling a pilot from a plane crash three months ago. Phil Moir was one of 16 passengers on the Mount Gambier-Adelaide flight when 20 minutes in, the pilot contacted authorities to alert them of a potential engine problem.


  13. WWII pilot's remains will join those of his son at ArlingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

    This image provided by the Department of Defense shows Army Air Forces 1st Lt. Eugene P. Ford an Air Force pilot from Pennsylvania whose plane crashed off the coast of Croatia during World War II.


  14. Presidential Medal of Freedom shows sports are more than just a gameRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    While outgoing Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, philanthropist Miriam Adelson, and late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia are this year's recipients whose names are relevant in the political sphere and Elvis Presley has a special place in rock and roll history, the sports world is getting its due as well. Former MLB home run king Babe Ruth and Pro Football Hall of Famers quarterback Roger Staubach and defensive end Alan Page will also receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest honor a civilian can receive.


  15. 'That was his dream, and he was living it': Pilot from Elkridge...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    The Elkridge native impressed Air Force cadets as a toddler with his encyclopedic knowledge of F-16s, F-18s and F-22s, said his father, Tom Graziano, who was a visiting professor at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., in the 1990s. Graziano, 28, an Air Force captain with the 87th Flying Training Squadron, was well on his way to achieving that dream when he died about 7:40 p.m. Tuesday in a T-38C Talon jet crash at Laughlin Air Force Base in Texas.


  16. Plane crash-lands in Newfoundland with 51 people aboard, no injuries reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | SooToday

    A man onboard a plane that made an emergency landing at an airport in western Newfoundland Thursday says passengers became nervous after they were asked to brace themselves in a crash position. Gene Babb was a passenger on PAL Airlines Flight 1922, which crash-landed at the Stephenville airport after encountering issues with its nose landing gear.


  17. U.S. pilots union warns of possible 'safety deficiency' in Boeing 737 MAXRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Reuters

    The Air Line Pilots Association told U.S. safety regulators on Thursday the union was concerned about "a potential, significant aviation system safety deficiency" in the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, one of which crashed last month in Indonesia. FILE PHOTO: A Boeing 737 MAX takes off during a flight test in Renton, Washington January 29, 2016.


  18. Picture of the Week, November 15, 2018Read the original story

    Yesterday | AVweb

    My student and I were nearing the Class C airspace at Palm Beach International airport . We asked for clearance... What's more dangerous than one pilot making bad decisions? How about two pilots? After the fact, if both parties survive, it's sometime... ForeFlight's Angela Anderson demonstrated the company's new Trip Assistant for AVweb at the NBAA convention this year.


  19. APRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WFTV Orlando

    The remains of an Air Force pilot from Pennsylvania whose plane crashed off Croatia during World War II are coming home and will be interred alongside those of his son, a Vietnam War veteran, at Arlington National Cemetery. The remains of Army Air Forces 1st Lt.


  20. Colson Hicks Eidson and Bartlett Chen File Lawsuit Against Boeing on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Travel Industry Wire

    Dr. Rio Nanda Putrama was killed in a plane crash shortly after takeoff from Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta Attorney Curtis Miner, a partner at Coral-Gables, Florida-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson and lead counsel for the plaintiff, today announced the filing of a lawsuit on behalf of one of the passengers on Lion Air Flight 610 against The Boeing Company, the manufacturer of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft that crashed 13 minutes after takeoff on October 29, 2018.