The nosegear of an Allegiant Airlines A319 collasped

The nosegear of an Allegiant Airlines aircraft collapsed at Los Angeles. The Allegiant Airlines Airbus A319 (reg. N314NV) sustained damage to its nosegear and engine nacelles when the nosegear gave way and collapsed during maintenance. UPDATE: The nosegear was inadvertently retracted during regular maintenance. The A319 was parked inactive on a ramp position at Las…

An airline worker dies in crash on tarmac at Austin airport

An airline worker has died on the tarmac at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. The Austin Police Department says that at 2:02 p.m. April 20, officers responded to a crash incident at the airport. AUS communications had contacted 911 to request emergency services at the apron level of the aircraft area. An airline employee had been operating…

A United Airlines Boeing 737 declared an emergency after a cockpit window ‘popped open’ in mid-air

A United Airlines flight was forced into an emergency landing after a cockpit window reportedly “popped open” in mid-air. United flight UA1274, travelling from Bradley International Airport in Connecticut to Washington Dulles Airport on Tuesday, was forced to change course shortly after takeoff and return to Bradley. An airline representative told Insider that the jet…

The Importance of Quality Management in the Aerospace Industry

Quality management is an essential element of any successful aerospace organization. This industry must adhere to the strictest standards due to the nature of its operations, requiring total reliability and accuracy in every aspect. To ensure that these stringent requirements are met across all departments, quality management is necessary as it ensures compliance with national…