Aery Receives AS9100D and ISO 9001:2015 Certification

“Aery is proud to announce the AS/ISO certification demonstrating its commitment to quality and continual improvement,” says Randy Knoblock, Aery’s director of Quality. AS9100D is a quality management standard for organizations in the aerospace sector. The AS9100D and the ISO 9001:2015 standards define the quality management expectations of the organization. AS9100D and ISO 9002:2015 helps…

Boeing 777X Struggles in Test

Earlier this week a Boeing 777X test article did not pass a structural test being conducted while parked on the ground. During the test, the wings were flexed and bent “to a level far beyond anything expected in commercial service.” The issue occurred when the test was almost complete. During the test, the flexed wing…

NYCO Turbine Oil Qualified on GE90 Engines Powering Boeing B777

NYCO announced that General Electric recently approved Turbonycoil 600, a synthetic standard turbine oil, for use in General Electric GE90 engine which was specifically designed for the Boeing 777 aircraft. Its 115,000 lbs thrust version is the world’s most powerful turbofan engine. This qualification enables NYCO to increase its support for mixed fleet airlines. “This…

More Details on the American Airlines Mechanic Sabotage Case

The American Airlines mechanic that has been charged with “willfully damaging, destroying, disabling, or wrecking an aircraft, and attempting to do so,” was seen on surveillance video footage tampering with the aircraft systems just an hour before the aircraft was scheduled to depart. Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani had worked for American since 1988 and admitted…

American Airlines Mechanic Charged with Sabotaging Aircraft Back in July

Yesterday, September 5, 2019, an American Airlines mechanic was charged with sabotaging an aircraft’s navigation system. The incident occurred early in the summer but charges were brought yesterday. The aircraft had been scheduled to leave for Nassau, Bahamas from Miami, Fla. shortly with 150 passengers. A criminal complaint was filed in Miami and says Abdul-Majeed…

Undetected Engine Thrust Reverser Deactivation

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) is highlighting the importance of following procedures after a lockout pin was not removed after maintenance, which resulted in an Airbus A320’s left engine thrust reverser not activating when selected on landing. The Airbus A320 had undergone overnight maintenance in Adelaide before departing for Gold Coast Airport, on the…

Wayman Aviation Academy Earns ACCET Accreditation

Wayman Aviation Academy has earned accreditation from the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET), certifying that Wayman Aviation Academy is following the best practices of the U. S. Department of Education. “We’re excited. The team has built a great school and to have it verified by such an esteemed organization is a huge…