ALERT EASA ordered operators of Airbus A350 to revise fuel-system software to due risk of fire

The European Aviation Safety Agency ordered operators of Airbus A350 airliners to revise fuel-system software to reduce the risk of overheating that could lead to a fire. A flaw in the hydraulic-fluid cooling system, located in the fuel tanks, may cause the temperature of the liquid to rise quickly, the EASA said in an emergency airworthiness directive that…

BREAKING Fire reported at Barcelona Airport

A blaze broke out near Barcelona Airport this afternoon with reports the fire broke out near a warehouse. Pictures quickly emerged on social media showing thick plumes of black smoke billowing above the Spanish airport just after 5pm. Live updates UPDATE 1701 (UTC) Fire extinguished near Barcelona Airport The cause of the blaze is unclear. An…

ALERT Australian scientists believe they can locate #MH370 based on French satellite images

Scientists have potentially narrowed the search area for the missing Malaysian airliner to three specific locations in the southern Indian Ocean, through new satellite and drift analysis of the 2014 crash released Wednesday. The new analysis is based on French military satellite images gathered on March 23, 2014 — two weeks after Flight 370 mysteriously…