Tag: landing gear

Myanmar Embraer E190 Lands Without Nose Gear

Reading Time: 1 minute A Myanmar National Airlines Embraer ERJ-190, registration XY-AGQ performing flight UB-103 from Yangon to Mandalay (Myanmar) with 82 passengers and 7 crew, was on approach to Mandalay’s runway 17 when the crew could not extend the nose gear and went around. The crew worked the related checklists, attempted an alternate gear extension, which also could […]

Korean Airlines Boeing 747 Freighter Could not Retract Landing Gear

Reading Time: 1 minute A Korean Airlines Boeing 747-800 freighter, performing flight from Chicago O’Hare to Atlanta (USA), could not retract landing gear. Aircraft was climbing out of Chicago when the crew requested to level off at 5000 feet due to a technical issue they were working on. After working the checklists the crew advised, they could not retract the […]

Emirates Airbus A380 Does not Retract Landing Gear at London Gatwick

Reading Time: 1 minute An Emirates Airbus A380-800, performing flight from London Gatwick to Dubai, was climbing out of Gatwick’s runway 26L when the aircraft was seen not retracting the landing gear. The aircraft stopped the climb and entered a hold, subsequently diverted to London’s Heathrow Airport where the aircraft landed safely on runway 27R one hour after departure. […]

AAR To Service IndiGo A320 Landing Gears

Reading Time: 1 minute U.S. aftermarket specialist AAR has signed an agreement with Indian carrier IndiGo to provide support for landing gear overhaul services on its fleet of Airbus A320 aircraft. The contract will cover up to 49 landing gear full ship sets, as well as assemblies and subassemblies, over a five-year period. It expands on an existing component […]

HAECO Landing Gear Services Completes First Chinese 777-300 Overhaul

Reading Time: 1 minute HAECO Landing Gear Services has carried out its first landing gear overhaul on a 777-300ER in China. The Xiamen-based HAECO subsidiary said the milestone is a significant step in the development of its capability as the landing gear ship set for the -300ER variant is “vastly different” in terms of design to other 777 models. […]

British Airways Airbus A380 Lands With Square Tire

Reading Time: 1 minute A British Airways Airbus A380 aircraft which took of from Hong Kong, landed at London Heathrow Airport with a square tire. The aircraft, an Airbus A380, registration G-XLEB, was performing flight BA32. According to AvHerald, the crew received a tyre pressure indication after reaching top of climb. Checking flightradar24 data, it is seen that the […]

FAA Proposes $275,000 Civil Penalty Against Atlas Airlines

Reading Time: 1 minute FAA said it has proposed a $275,000 civil penalty against New York-based Atlas Airlines for allegedly operating a Boeing 747 after performing improper maintenance on the aircraft. In a statement, FAA said it “alleges that Atlas maintenance workers improperly repaired the plane’s landing gear after it would not retract on departure from Sydney, Australia. Atlas […]

Michelin Will Equip the Boeing 777-300ER On The Final Assembly Line

Reading Time: 1 minute Michelin announced today that beginning in July 2016, it will be the sole source tire supplier for the main landing gear on the final assembly line for the Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range), the 777-200LR (Long Range) and the 777 Cargo. As a result, this long-haul aircraft, which can transport 400 passengers on flights covering distances […]