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Source: DW

UFOs spotted by airline pilots flying over Ireland


Airline pilots flying over Ireland on Friday reported sightings of "bright lights" traveling through the sky at high speed, inquiring with ground control as to what the unidentified flying objects (UFOs) could be.

Finally the pilot of Virgin Airlines flight 76 flying from Orlando to Manchester piped up, saying he also saw "two bright lights" that "drove away at high speed." "Following reports from a small number of aircraft on Friday 9th November of unusual air activity, the IAA has filed a report.

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Source: Common Domain

FAA Launches Review of Boeing’s Safety Analyses


U.S. aviation regulators have launched a high-priority review of the safety analyses Boeing Co. BA -2.11% performed over the years—and what information it distributed to airlines—regarding potential hazards associated with a new automated flight-control system introduced on the latest versions of workhorse 737 aircraft.

In its Tuesday statement, the FAA said it is currently reviewing each of the individual safety assessments Boeing performed and then passed on to the FAA, covering each computerized system that receives data from what is called an angle-of-attack indicator.

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