Air traffic services provider NATS is to provide fully-managed simulator services at Bristol Airport. The 3D Aerodrome and Approach simulator, which will operate remotely, will provide the best available equipment for Bristol air traffic staff to train, familiarise and demonstrate their expertise, as well as practising new procedures and techniques.
An Easyjet Airbus A319-100 performing flight U2-8529 from London Gatwick,EN (UK) to Naples (Italy) with 154 passengers and 6 crew, was on approach to Naples maintaining FL120 when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence causing altitude deviations of +150 and -100 feet and causing injuries at least to one flight attendant. More at The Aviation Herald.
BREAKING Islamists Take Control of Multiple Jetliners (including an A340) From Libyan Airport Ahead of 9/11 Anniversary
Islamists have taken control of as many as a dozen commercial airliners last month after taking over a Libyan airport. The revelations came to light after US intelligence agencies issued a warning that the aircraft could be used in terror attacks across North Africa. The airliners were reportedly taken by the Libyan Dawn group after…