Metro Detroit weather: Wind Advisory no longer in effect as gusts have ramped down
As expected, the wind gusts have wound down Thursday (April 14) evening. In fact, as of 10 p.m., most reporting stations have gusts below 30 mph. Detroit City Airport is the one exception, with a 41-mph gust between 9:00 and 10:00 p.m. We’ll have partly cloudy skies overnight with a few sprinkles or spotty showers in the area that most of us won’t get and lows in the upper-30s to near 40 degrees (4 degrees Celsius).
Pilot was told not to fly plane in fatal 2018 Detroit crash, investigation reveals
DETROIT – The National Transportation Safety Board released Sunday details of its investigation into a fatal 2018 plane crash. The initial investigation believed the plane may have been out of fuel and had a landing gear issue. The report released Sunday said the investigation into the aircraft revealed the fuel pump was intact and only showed damage from the crash. Young Municipal Airport, said the plane’s landing gear was not functioning properly and began circling the airport. The right main and nose landing gear were found fully extended by investigators.
As the Detroit district looks to rebuild, a veteran and an aviation school are showing a way forward
Besides, after nearly seven years of fighting, victory is in sight for the Davis Aerospace Technical Advisory Committee. We wouldnt go away.Before it was moved away from the airport, Davis Aerospace Academy was one of the only high schools in the country that trained aviation mechanics. Millben, 82, graduated from Davis Aerospace in 1954, when it was still called Aero Mechanics High School. He believes his time at Davis Aerospace helped him succeed despite the racial discrimination he encountered along the way. District officials say the Davis Aerospace story is one sign that the district is once again willing to listen to community concerns.chalkbeat.org