Category Archives: Aviation News

What are Operational Credits?

New rules for all-weather operations are being introduced in Europe. These include provisions for approach operations with “operational credits”, but what is an operational credit? Approach operations are classified according to the weather conditions in which they can be used; for example, a category I (CAT I)… Read More

UK is leaving EASA

The British government have announced that the UK will no longer be an ‘EASA Member State’ after 31 December 2020. This is a U-turn from the government’s position in the immediate aftermath of the Brexit vote and goes against the wishes of the UK aviation and aerospace… Read More

Will the B737 MAX fly again?

Boeing 737 MAX 8

It was never going to be an easy fix. As a result of the accidents in 2018 and 2019 the FAA discovered that the Boeing 737 MAX did not comply with the stability requirements for a large aeroplane. This wasn’t a minor detail or a software problem.