Lithium battery risk back in focus after UPS crash

Though the cause of the Sept. 3 crash of a UPS cargo plane in Dubai that killed two crew members has not yet been determined, a pilots’ organization says the accident eventually may prove to underscore the need for stricter rules on shipping lithium dell batteries. That’s because the head of the aviation authority in …

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Highlight in Canton Fair: Focus on MH Industry

Logo China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair), long enjoying the high reputation of China’s foreign trade vane, has welcomed its 19th fair in April 15th, 2011, and has concluded successfully in May, 5th. This year’s Canton Fair has set up 58699 standard booths, 1563 booths more than the last fair; a total exhibition area …

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Aircraft Age And Stress Puts Focus On Safety

The fleets of aircraft used in the United States are aging, and this is creating a challenge for both the NTSB and the airlines themselves. On average, most aircraft in service today are about fifteen years old and fly on average six flights a day. Even though they are inspected and serviced between flights, there …

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