Boeing 737 MAX groundings: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Arun Kumar appointed as new chief of Directorate General of Civil Aviation

Arun Kumar, an IAS officer of 1989 batch of Haryana cadre, has been appointed as the new chief of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). Kumar is also the additional secretary in the Ministry of Civil Aviation. The DGCA is the Indian governmental regulatory body for civil aviation under the Ministry of Civil Aviation ..

How Ethiopian Pilot battled Boeing 737 Max ”Reasons of the crash found

                The Ethiopian airlines flight 302 that took off in March 10 from Addis Ababa crashed with 157 people killing them all. In every aircraft system, as the speed and altitude reading goes haywire, a device called stick shaker gets activated. It is on the left side of the cockpit. This mechanism makes loud noise ..

Boeing 737 makes an emergency landing in Florida

At Orlando international airport the Boeing 737 made an emergency landing. There were no paasengers in the plane. The crew of Southwest airlines declard an emergency after the aircraft reported an engine problem. The news comes in when there are various issues of the Boeing 737 engine – which brought in 2 disaster one in ..

Boeing 737 MAX makes emergency landing in Orlando

Boeing 737 MAX jet successfully made an emergency landing in Florida, US after there was a reported engine problem as per the Federal Aviation Administration. An emergency was declared by the crew as the aircraft took off from the Orlando International Airport. There were no passengers on board, as the airline was ferrying the aircraft ..

US and Canada are the only 2 nations to fly Boeing 737 planes

After the fatal plane crash in Ethiopia many countries have temporarily suspended Boeing 737 Max flights. However, the US and Canada are still using them. The EU recently suspended it on Tueday. The move came after around 8 flights crashed in the past and all the 8 reported of technical problems. Recntly in OCtober another ..