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Cat's out of the bag when TSA finds stowaway feline at JFK

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Don't accuse the TSA of catnapping on the job. When an alert agent at New York's John F. Kennedy airport noticed tufts of orange fur poking out of a slightly unzipped suitcase, it gave him pause. As the bag went through the X-ray unit Nov. 16, the Transportation Security Administration agent was in for a surprise: Inside were four paws and a tail belonging to a feline stowaway. (abcnews.go.com) More...

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FAA: Pilots should be capable of flying aircraft manually when needed

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WASHINGTON — According to Federal Aviation Administration, airlines need to provide more extensive pilot training to avoid potential accidents when pilots are forced to take manual control during emergencies or become confused due to erroneous flight data provided by automated systems. (www.airlinerwatch.com) More...

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The US regulator mandates additional measure for inadvertent autopilot engagement in A220s during take-off

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WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration revealed two of 38 Airbus A220 take-off incidents were nearly catastrophic. The unintentional autopilot engagement requires additional precautionary measures to prevent a recurrence, the US regulator says. (www.airlinerwatch.com) More...

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American Airlines Boeing 787 Declares Emergency over Scottish Isles

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An American Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner has declared an emergency in the last few minutes over the Scottish Isles. (aviationsourcenews.com) More...

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