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Why did the ATI B763 on May 26th 2022 return to LAX instead of landing at Naval Base Ventura County?

In general, a commercial airliner declaring an emergency can request to land at a military airport. However, this aircraft was at over 19,000 ft when they declared an emergency: (flightaware.com ...
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From a safety standpoint, which is better: voice aural alerts or tone aural alerts?

Older aircraft designed before the B787 typically had the variability in design that you refer to. When the B787 started development, the FAA issued special conditions that required Boeing to address ...
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From a safety standpoint, which is better: voice aural alerts or tone aural alerts?

This is only my personal experience from my initial-course CRJ simulator training, but I found that voice alerts tended to be more effective at distracting you or pulling you out of mental fog. For ...
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