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Delta performs Juneau test runs

...mountain after misidentifying its location, killing all 111 people aboard. Juneau's airport has modernized its navigation equipment since the accident, making flights safer and more reliable.Delta will serve Juneau with a Boeing 757, rather...
State Briefs

...restoring the vessel. The high school's maritime education program gives students the chance to work on engines and navigation equipment and learn skills related to maritime careers. The 45-foot Jack Cotant was built in 1982. Delta Junction man...
Fire damages LAB hangar wall

...has two hangars in Juneau and another in Haines, Bennett said. It flies twin-engine wheeled planes to Southeast Alaska airports with the exception of Sitka and Wrangell, and is equipped with Capstone navigation equipment, he said.
Technology makes air travel safer

Aviation history will be made today in Southeast Alaska as two charter air carriers begin using a low-altitude flight route with a satellite-guided navigation system, air safety officials said.
Safety program helps with pilot's rescue

...assistance from the Capstone program. Launched in 1999, the program has installed $19,000 worth of special navigation equipment on 189 commercial airplanes operating in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. The goal is to reduce aviation accidents...
State Briefs

...winter schedule. Alaska Airlines has reduced weather-related flight cancellations in Juneau by using advanced navigation equipment, but fog has frustrated operations this year, Evans said. "The visibility is down beyond even what we can operate...
Jet emergency lands after power outage

...avionics system caused the Boeing 737-400 to land. The failed system controlled the airplane's communications and navigation equipment, including the autopilot and the flight management system. Using a backup system, the plane landed without incident...
Thank you

...upgrade lifesaving, high-angle rescue equipment (ropes, anchoring hardware, litters), communications and navigation equipment and emergency medical equipment and supplies. On behalf of the entire JMR team, we wish everyone a happy and safe...
State Briefs a joint Federal Aviation Administration-industry program that equips aircraft with state-of-the-art navigation equipment, and AirLifeLine, which provides free trips to needy people with the help of volunteer pilots. The safety fair...
US Coast Guard, state troopers honor Sitka woman for 1950 shipwreck rescue

...hours of Nov. 18 they searched around the north end of Yakobi Island, without the aid of communications or modern navigation equipment, using a signal whistle to alert possible survivors.Before reaching the rescue site, Allain's boat struck...


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