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Melbourne Airplane crash Company had a'near miss'history. Investigations leading to the cause of fatal airplane crash at a shopping mall near Melbourne's Essendon Airport revealed a near miss involving the same Charter company. The Airplane had crashed into the DFO shopping centre in Melbourne. Four American tourists and Pilot Max Quartermain were killed when their Beechcraft B200 Super King Air experienced engine failure soon after take-off from Essendon Airport on Tuesday. The flight was headed for King Island off Tasmania's north coast, crashed into the DFO shopping centre and flames engulfed the debris. The ABC reports Mr Quartermain was under investigation by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) after his Airplane, with a call signal VH-OWN, came within 100m of another aircraft in bad weather at Mt Hotham in September 2015. An investigation summary reported the Airplane had "tracking difficulties" on approach to Mt Hotham during a Charter flight as lo…
Callsign'Velocity' CEO or MDMr. John Borghetti, CEO AddressVirgin Australia Airlines Human Resources / Pilot Recruitment PO Box 1034 Spring Hill, QLD 4004 Australia Telephone+61 7 3295 3000 WebsiteVIRGIN AUSTRALIA WEBSITE Fleet Types5 Boeing B777-300ER Long Haul Airliners, 6 Airbus A330-200 Airliners,
76 Boeing B737-800NG Airliners, 2 Boeing B737-700NG Airliners, 18 Embraer E-190 Jets (5 sold, leaving co by Sept 2016),
(14 ATR72-500 EFIS Turboprops operated by Virgin Australia Regional Airlines) Aircraft Orders2 Airbus A330-200 Airliners, 13 Boeing B737-MAX8 Airliners Pilot Bases / DomicilesYBBN - Brisbane International Airport / Brisbane QLD YSSY - Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport / Sydney NSW YMML - Melbourne International Airport / Melbourne VIC YPPH - Perth International Airport / Perth WA Notes
Successful airline with domestic services throughout Australia and International Services (US West Coast, Abu Dhabi) with the A330 and B777 fleet.
Rockwell Collins Australia produces 100th F-35 DAS optical assembly Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne has joined Rockwell Collins Australia at its facility in Sydney to witness the production of its 100th optical assembly for the electro-optical AAQ-37 Distributed Aperture System (DAS) for the F-35 Lightning II. Rockwell Collins Australia expects to produce more than 7,000 of these assemblies across the life of the Joint Strike Fighter program, representing at least 40 per cent of global production, Minister Pyne said in a statement. Developed by Northrop Grumman, the DAS is a 360-degree situational awareness system that is intended to warn of incoming aircraft and missile threats, as well as providing day/night vision, fire-control capability and precision tracking of friendly Aircraft for tactical manoeuvring.