This conference is the ninth in a series of triennial international conferences established to inform the international aviation community about recent, ongoing, and planned research activities in transport category airplane fire and cabin safety. This conference is for anyone with an interest in aircraft fire and cabin safety research. Past attendees have included aviation safety professionals in the areas of engineering, design, airplane operations, maintenance, and research. The conference is jointly sponsored by the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), the National Civil Aviation Agency – Brazil (ANAC), the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA), and the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB). Conference registration is free and available online at https://www.fire.tc.faa.gov/Meetings/meetings.asp. A special group hotel rate of $59 (US $) per night plus taxes/fees has been established. Hotel reservations available at https://bit.ly/2KvQsvv.
Doug Morris, an A320 captain for Air Canada, joins as this week’s guest to talk aviation. Doug is also a certified meteorologist and he writes aviation and weather articles for enRoute magazine other publications. He also blogs at From the Flight Deck and is author of the book From the Flight Deck: Plane Talk and Sky Science.
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- Virgin America’s Long Ground Delay Was Handled Well, Despite What You May Read
- Sun Country Announces New Summer Service To London
- Russian Company Set to Send in Bid for Air Force Tanker Program
- EADS considers re-entering KC-X bidding as prime contractor
David Vanderhoof has his This Week in Aviation segment, and we have the Airplane Geeks Australia Desk report, still without Steve Visscher who remains under the weather. But Grant McHerron comes through, with a little help from a suprise contributor to the Report.
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Air Canada A320 photo courtesy NYCAviation.com.
This episode’s opening and closing music is provided by Brother Love from the Album Of The Year CD. Visit his site at http://www.brotherloverocks.com/.