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(Cockpit video) TBM Avenger emergency landing

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TBM Avenger participating in the V-E Day flyover experiences smoke in the cockpit and makes an emergency landing at KDCA. (www.youtube.com) Altro...

FlightAware Targets Remote Markets to Expand Global Flight Tracking Innovation

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FlightAware is continuing to expand the capabilities of its global flight tracking and flight data technology. (www.aviationtoday.com) Altro...

C-17s Infiltrate The Carolinas During Massive Airlift Exercise

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Joint Base Charleston was put under pressure last week conducting an extraordinary exercise to evaluate their ability to deploy a large aircraft formation during a simulated crisis. And by large I mean very big airplanes in a very big formation. (planelopnik.com) Altro...

A Singapore Airlines Airbus jet lost power on all of its engines mid-flight

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Over the weekend, Singapore Airlines Flight 836, flying from Singapore to Shanghai, lost power mid-flight on both of its Rolls-Royce engines. (www.businessinsider.com) Altro...

Man angry about overbooked flight strips off and throws naked tantrum in middle of the airport

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Travelers at a North Carolina airport had a rude awakening on Wednesday morning when a man stripped naked to protest at his flight being overbooked. According to witnesses at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, the man was attempting to get on board a US Airways flight to Jamaica. One witness said he heard a man yelling and sounding very angry. An airport employee told her that the man was angry over his flight. (www.dailymail.co.uk) Altro...

Southwest Rushes Woman Home to Son in Coma

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Southwest Airlines says that it empowers its employees to make important decisions on the spot. (Photo: AP) Southwest Airlines went above and beyond the call of duty to rush a woman home to her ill son earlier this month. (www.yahoo.com) Altro...

Why be an airline pilot when one can do this instead.

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I love aviation. There is nothing like flying for a living and being a commercial pilot. However, not all flying is equal. There is the kind where one merely sits there, watches the instruments, and let's the plane fly itself. This is the job of the airline pilot. Then there is the kind where one really flies and is in full control of the plane and becomes one with it. That's the kind of flying I love. To understand what I'm talking about just watch with the video. (vimeo.com) Altro...

Instead Of Retiring, Marine Vet Starts His Own Harrier Squadron

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Instead of retiring, former test pilot and real estate mogul Art Nalls imported, restored, certified and flew the world’s only private Harrier jump jet. Now he’s a man with a mission, adding to his fleet, he wants to preserve the Harrier’s legacy for decades to come. His amazing story is told in this awesome mini documentary from AARP Studios. (foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com) Altro...

Sinkhole opens up at DFW Airport, forcing authorities to close a runway

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One of the runways at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is closed while crews deal with a sinkhole, located somewhere on the air field, “in the vicinity” of runway 18-L. That runway is closed for the time being. officials don’t know how long it will take to repair the 25-foot-by-25-foot sinkhole. The airport has six other runways available for use. (thescoopblog.dallasnews.com) Altro...

Eastern Air Lines to operate its first revenue flight tomorrow

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After 24 years, 4 months and 7 days, Eastern resumes revenue flight operations tomorrow. MIA-HAV-MIA. Time to re-earn our wings… (worldairlinenews.com) Altro...

Honeywell's Symmetry integrated flight deck gets airborne on the G500 first flight.

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10 touchscreen controllers replace all avionics and switches on Gulfstream's clean sheet G500. See the first flight video. (planelopnik.com) Altro...

Boeing and Airbus with their next-gen engines

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Boeing and Airbus have come a long way since the era of jet age came in in the early sixties. Since then both airplane companies have risen and come up with such advanced aircraft and engines for there aircraft. Recently the new next Gen engines have being tested and put onto newer aircraft entering the customers fleet. (au.finance.yahoo.com) Altro...

For all the L-1011 Fans:

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This has always been my favorite bird. Although it is well past its prime and a good ways behind what's out there now, I'm glad to see 6 being refurbished and back flying. (www.pr.com) Altro...

Airbus A380 VISUAL Approach + Airbus A400 Departure (VIDEO)

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The Airbus A380 of the Airbus Company made a stunning visual approach during the Farnborough Air Show 2014. Shortly before the Arrival of the "super Airbus" you can see the departure of an Airbus A400 of Airbus Military. This was a stunning show for the audience of the Farnborough Air Show (www.youtube.com) Altro...

Qantas B767 (VH-OGG) Retires to KVCV (Video)

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As an aviation photographer and enthusiast ,, I now know where, I would one day visit to purchase my aircraft, that I would turn into my residence .. (www.youtube.com) Altro...

O'Hare tarmac photos land flight attendant in stew

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From the article: "Some passengers who had just boarded a Spirit Airline plane at O'Hare looked out the window and saw a flight attendant posing inside the jet engine well. One of the passengers contacted the I-Team in disbelief, asking if it was part of a new pre-flight checklist. When this flight attendant ended up working their flight, they took down her name and later found she had posted the pictures on her Facebook page." (abc7chicago.com) Altro...

Boeing, TUI Group Finalize Order for 787-9 Dreamliner

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SEATTLE, May 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and TUI Group, one of the world's largest integrated leisure travel companies, have finalized an order for one 787-9 Dreamliner with an option for one further 787-9. The order is valued at $257 million at current list prices. TUI Group also announced that it will substitute two unfilled orders for 787-8s for two 787-9s. The European leisure group will operate a fleet of 13 787-8s from this summer and with today's announcement will add three… (boeing.mediaroom.com) Altro...

The fifteen most worst airlines in the world ranked

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Well it's not all what it makes out to be and choosing the right carrier to fly can make a difference. It sounds to me like they don't care or give a dam about the fare paying passenger just ripping them off which ever way possible. Read on folks... (werankcities.com) Altro...

14yr old Girl Readies for Air Race Classic

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While most high school freshmen are preparing for their driving tests, 14-year-old Danielle Carastro is busy preparing for a cross-country airplane race. (www.sunherald.com) Altro...

Software Cut Off Fuel Supply In Stricken Airbus A400M Airlifter Crash; Killed four Crew

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New software may have cut-off fuel supply that caused crash of the transport plane. (aviationweek.com) Altro...

Fights, Smashed Computers, and Food Thrown in Riot at Shenzhen Airport Over Delayed Flights

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Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport was a chaotic frenzy last weekend when delays and cancellations caused by heavy rain were too much for some passengers to handle. Many angry people surrounded airline staff, shouting, pelting them with food, and smashing airline equipment. More than 100 flights were affected on the evening of May 15, causing about 1,000 passengers to wait at the airport until the early hours of the following day. (thenanfang.com) Altro...

DGCA inspectors take free rides `on duty'

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May 25 2015 : The Times of India (Delhi) ...... Over the past seven months, on the pretext of carrying out inspections, these DGCA flight operations inspectors (FOIs) have been flying free of cost from Delhi (DGCA headquarters where the inspectors are based) to their home bases in Mumbai and Kolkata on Fridays and returning on Mondays. Despite a recent order from DGCA's chief flight operations inspector calling for a stop to this illegal practice, it continues unabated, said aviation sources.… (epaperbeta.timesofindia.com) Altro...

Flying The A350: Airbus’s Most Technologically Advanced Airliner

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Airbus and Boeingare betting their futures on a new generation of long-range widebody twins with better fuel efficiency, lower operating costs and reduced noise and emissions compared with today’s two- and four-engine widebodies. (aviationweek.com) Altro...

Airbus launches ACJneo Family with order from Acropolis Aviation

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Airbus has launched the ACJneo (New Engine Option) Family with an order for an ACJ320neo from Acropolis Aviation of Farnborough, near London, which is the first to order the new aircraft. Delivery of Acropolis’ ACJ320neo, which will seat 19 passengers, is planned for the fourth quarter of 2018. Cabin outfitting details and engine choice will be decided later. Airbus’ ACJ320neo features new, more efficient, engines, wingtip-mounted Sharklets, and a more comfortable cabin. Together, these… (www.airbus.com) Altro...

Trouble in the Skies

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FOX Business' "Trouble in the Skies," a six month investigation of the FAA’s new hiring practices, uncovered changes that may put the nation’s flying public at risk as well as allegations that the newest air traffic control recruits had access to answers on a key test that helped them gain jobs with the FAA....FAA is totally corrupt on hiring new controller trainees and is putting "diversity" over "quality". (www.foxbusiness.com) Altro...

Lufthansa Group airlines achieve 3.84 litre/100 km fuel efficiency

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Passenger aircraft of Lufthansa Group airlines have once again set a record for airplane fuel efficiency in 2014, consuming an average of 3.84 litres of kerosene to carry a passenger 100 kilometres. (www.aviationanalysis.net) Altro...

Real Pilot Story: From Miscue to Rescue

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Watch as a series of delays, poor decisions, and lack of preparation turns a four hour cross-country flight into a 30-hour survival crisis for a pilot and his family in the unforgiving Idaho backcountry. (www.aopa.org) Altro...

Lufthansa CEO Advocates Random Psychological Tests For Pilots

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Random checks of pilots' psychological fitness could help reduce risks in the aviation sector, Lufthansa chief executive Carsten Spohr said in his first newspaper interview since the crash of a Germanwings plane in March. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung cited Spohr as saying surprise checks were a possible way to reduce uncertainty over whether pilots suffer from any mental health issues. (news.airwise.com) Altro...

Turkish Airlines Takes Delivery of 125th Boeing Airplane

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Boeing and Turkish Airlines celebrated a milestone with the delivery of the airline's 125th airplane purchased from Boeing – a Next-Generation 737-900ER – and one of 12 airplanes the Turkish flag-carrier will take delivery of this year. (boeing.mediaroom.com) Altro...

NASA 747 Wingtip Vortices Test 1979 [Video]

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This clip shows the Boeing 747 Wing Tip Vortex Test from November 8, 1979. As part of the overall National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) study of trailing vortices -- the invisible flow of spiraling air that trails from the wings of large aircraft and can "upset" smaller aircraft flying behind -- the NASA Flight Research Center (FRC) borrowed a Boeing 747 jetliner for testing. The B-747 had been purchased by NASA for the space shuttle program and assigned to the Johnson… (youtu.be) Altro...

VE Day: 92-year-old Second World War veteran flies Spitfire for first time in 70 years

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A 92-year-old Second World War veteran has flown a Spitfire aircraft for the first time in 70 years to mark VE Day. Obviously a tough lady. Posted to make Wayne feel young. (www.independent.co.uk) Altro...

Delta Requests to Start Flying Between Orlando and Brazil

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Delta Air Lines has requested for approval to start flying four weekly flights between Orlando and Sao Paulo, Brazil on December 19, 2015. (airwaysnews.com) Altro...

Two New York flights make emergency landing in terror scare

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An Air France plane was intercepted and escorted to JFK airport in New York City on Monday after an anonymous threat was made against the flight and since then a Saudi Airlines flight has also landed following similar threats. (www.dailymail.co.uk) Altro...

Emirates to replace entire Boeing 777 fleet with 777X jets

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Emirates will upgrade its entire Boeing 777 fleet in favour of the next-gen Boeing 777X jet from 2020. (www.ausbt.com.au) Altro...

Eastern to Fly to Cuba in Partnership With HavanaAir Charters

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Eastern Air Lines and HavanaAir Charters signed an agreement today for Eastern to support HavanaAir’s charter operations to Cuba in and out of Miami, by Wednesday of next week. (airwaysnews.com) Altro...

The future of airline fees: What you're likely to pay more for

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"We give the most valuable space in the airplane other than a seat away for free, which is the overhead, but we charge people for the least valuable place in the airplane, the belly.'' (www.usatoday.com) Altro...

Dutch Government Blocks Gulf Carriers From Expanding

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The Dutch Government is blocking the Gulf carriers from expanding at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport. According to the newspaper Financieele Dagblad, the government cites “unfair competition with Air France-KLM” as the reason for its actions. (airwaysnews.com) Altro...

Fiji Airways loses court case over leasing SIA B744 jets

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Fiji Airways who a year ago was called former air pacific has lost a huge court case in the high court of fiji against the leasing of two Boeing 747-400 jets which were on lease from SIA (Singapore airlines) even though these aircraft have being retired from the fleet and scrapped. Fiji airways has had to settle the on going in paid leasing arrangements resulting in a 1.5 million court case. http://www.fijitimes.com/ (www.couriermail.com.au) Altro...

Plane Investigation Underway After EVA Air Flight Lands At LAX

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LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Authorities at Los Angeles International Airport are investigating an incident involving a jet. The incident was unfolded on an EVA Air flight, which landed safely at LAX about 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, from Taipei, Taiwan. According to KCAL9’s Stu Mundel, it was unclear what the issue was although the plane landed at Gate 207 on the west end of the airport. “That’s where they bring planes that have an issue or a problem,” Mundel said. “We don’t know what the exact issue… (losangeles.cbslocal.com) Altro...

Start-Up Airline Crowdfunding to Raise Money

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One day, Avatar Airlines will offer affordable airfare. But for now, they’re asking for your help in raising start-up costs. (Photo: Avatar Airlines) There’s an airline that is promising no seat selection fees, no baggage fees, low fares and free Wi-Fi. The problem is that they need $5 million dollars… and they’re asking passengers for it. (www.yahoo.com) Altro...

Qatar Airways ramps up U.S. presence, adds 3 new routes

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Qatar Airways ramps up U.S. presence, adds 3 new routes (www.usatoday.com) Altro...

Dash cam video shows officer heading to plane crash

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Video shows police officer heading to fatal plane crash. (www.ajc.com) Altro...

The Unknown Helicopter . . .

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Story from the LA Times seems appropriate for this Memorial Day. Anyone recognize it? (www.latimes.com) Altro...

Trouble in the skies

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FAA Hiring practices for ATC is putting air travelers at risk. (www.foxbusiness.com) Altro...

Haeco Unveils its New 'East meets West' Cabin Design Concept

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Haeco Private Jet Solutions launched a new widebody aircraft cabin design that joins modern design with Asian heritage. (aviationweek.com) Altro...

Thanks to N.J. Judge, GA Airports Win Collective Victory

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N.J. Superior Court Judge Paul Armstrong issued a 54-page ruling in which he blasted the town's eminent domain land grab, a case that has dragged on for nearly 15 years, saying it amounted to a "manifest abuse of power" and a waste of local taxpayers' dollars. He ordered the town to pay the Solberg family's legal bills, which are expected to tally into the millions of dollars. (www.flyingmag.com) Altro...

NetJets Trounces Rivals

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If it were an airline measured by its 710-airplane fleet, NetJets would be the fourth-largest in the world. Bigger than Southwest, bigger than China Southern, bigger than Lufthansa. (online.barrons.com) Altro...

American Airlines to bring its Airbus A321s to Hawaii

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American Airlines intends to phase out its 757-200s on some Hawaii routes starting in August of this year, replacing them with its 2-cabin A321s while the 757s currently flying to Hawaii will shift to Phoenix. (airwaysnews.com) Altro...

Air France AF953 activates EGPWS near Cameroon Mountain

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While turning right towards Douala the EGPWS of the aircraft issued a terrain warning and called "PULL UP!" which the crew complied with climbing the aircraft to FL130, where the EGPWS stopped the warnings. The aircraft subsequently continued for a safe landing in Douala. (avherald.com) Altro...

Irish government to sell Aer Lingus stake

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International Airlines Group, the owner of British Airways and Iberia, has actively bidding for the Irish government's share in Aer Lingus — and Ireland announced on Tuesday that they were selling their stake. (jansaviation.com) Altro...

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