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Airbus’s newest airliner A350-1000 takes to the skies

You don’t see a new commercial aircraft’s maiden flight every day, but that’s exactly what happened today at the Airbus headquarters in Toulouse, France. The company’s newest airliner, the A350-1000, took off into gray skies at [...]

Crop-duster plane that crashed near Brantford had run out of fuel

A plane crash southeast of Brantford earlier this month was caused because a lack of fuel led to the plane’s engine losing power, according to a Transportation Safety Board investigation. The pilot was the only person [...]

Avoid Landing in Pakistan Unless In ‘Extreme Emergency’, Pilots Told

NEW DELHI: Indian carriers have asked their pilots operating flights that overfly Pakistan to avoid landing there in an emergency situation. Unless there is an “extreme emergency”, like fire on board, airlines have ‘informally’ told pilots [...]

China builds massive AG600 seaplane

BEIJING: China has completed production of the world’s largest amphibious aircraft, state media has said, the latest effort in the country’s programme to wean itself off dependence on foreign aviation firms. The state-owned Aviation Industry Corporation [...]

Flight-following software ‘not used as intended’ as airplane hit by severe turbulence in thunderstorm

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada recently released an investigation report into a severe turbulence incident in southwestern Ontario, in which the crew of an American airline flew into a line of thunderstorms, temporarily lost control [...]

Live flight show 2016 at Airbase Leeuwarden Netherlands

The show is over bud you still can look back the flight show. The stream starts at 09:00 o’Clock EU time zone Watch and enjoy the show over a few minutes   Read More: => Dutch [...]

Air traffic controller mistake almost causes plane crash

Air traffic controller’s apology to pilots moments after a dramatic close call between two Delta Airlines planes at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. An expert told Channel 2’s Aaron Diamant just how close the incident came to [...]

FAA Warns Over Airspeed Sensors on Boeing 787 Aircraft

U.S. Federal aviation regulators have issued a safety directive warning pilots flying Boeing Co.’s flagship 787 jetliners to avoid abrupt flight-control commands in the event of unreliable airspeed indications. Following nonbinding recommendations that plane maker Boeing [...]

Drastic invention could save your life during a plane crash

The controversial idea is the brainchild of a Russian inventor but there are fears it could cause more harm than good A detachable cabin that can shoot out of a plane like an ejector seat could [...]

Helicopters unprotected as bird strikes rise, FAA warns

Government researchers warned 10 years ago that changes were needed in helicopter designs to prevent birds from crashing through windshields and disabling pilots. Today, dangerous bird strikes are on the rise, but there are still no [...]

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