Archive for October, 2009

Trainee Pilot Killed In Light Aircraft Crash

RAWANG, Oct 29 (Bernama) — An Eagle light aircraft of the Royal Selangor Flying Club crashed near the Beringin Golf Club in Lembah Beringin near here Thursday, killing the trainee pilot who was flying solo from Ipoh to Subang.

The pilot, Mohd Ehsan Sayyid Abu Tahir, 22, was hurled 30 metres away from the aircraft on impact and suffered injuries to the head and left leg, said Hulu Selangor police chief Supt Norel Azmi Affandi Yahya.

His body was found at 8.20pm by the police air unit which located the crashed aircraft after radar failed to detect it at about 4pm, he told reporters at the scene tonight.

Norel Azmi said the windscreen of the aircraft had shattered but there was no other serious damage to the plane.

He said Mohd Ehsan, who was clad in a T-shirt and a pair of jeans, had apparently circled the area to find a place to land. His body was sent to the Kuala Kubu Baharu Hospital.

Norel Azmi said the Department of Civil Aviation would investigate the cause of the accident.

Mohd Ehsan, who was from Taman Nirwana Ampang, was on his final solo training flight before he was to sit for an examination to get his pilot’s licence, he said.

A mechanic at the Beringin Golf Club, Suhaimi Abdul Aziz, 29, said he spotted the aircraft circling the area for 50 minutes before it crashed.

— BERNAMA (http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v5/newsgeneral.php?id=451035)

Fully Ground Class – CA6

After about 2 months of Combo (Flying and Class), this week is the first week Batch 24 started their Fully Ground Class for CA6..Fully ground, in a simple word..every day we have class = no rest..|-|:>>

Our CA6 exam is scheduled on 27/1/2010 which 2 months to go…and yeah, this is the toughest phase among all exam,..:roll:

So, gud lux to me..

AirAsia to defer 8 more Airbus deliveries – Paper

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KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 5 – Malaysian low cost carrier AirAsia is to defer delivery of eight more Airbus [ARBU.UL] A320-200 aircraft, slated for delivery in 2011, the Star newspaper reported on Monday.

“We will defer eight of the 24 deliveries for 2011,” AirAsia Chief Executive Tony Fernandes was quoted as saying by the paper.

The aircraft will now be delivered in 2014, the paper said

Source:
Reuters – Monday, October 5
http://malaysia.news.yahoo.com/rtrs/20091005/tbs-airasia-7318940.html