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Why planes are grounded at Denpasar -> Mount Agung on Bali erupts see LIVE

Bali volcano latest: Airport closure CHAOS – 60,000 stranded as Mount Agung eruption looms THE CLOSURE of Bali’s main airport has left around 60,000 tourists stranded on the island after the volcano alert for Mount Agung [...]

Navy pilots ‘draw’ penis in sky over Washington, official picture inside

Navy officials acknowledged that one of its air crews was responsible for skywriting a penis over a rural Northern Washington county Thursday. Local media began receiving reports of the phallic symbol above the skies in Okanogan [...]

British Airways ‘warned pilots about smoke fire or fumes FIFTY times in ONE MONTH’

BRITISH AIRWAYS has reportedly warned its pilots about “smoke fire or fumes” on board aircraft after 50 reports of incidents in just one month. A briefing leaked to the Sunday Times is said to have shown [...]

Airliners built to take lightning strikes – like the one that hit a plane on Sunday

Passengers on a Sunday flight to Wellington “screamed” when lightning hit their plane, but lightning strikes on aircraft are not unusual and airliners are built to take it. It is many years since a lightning strike [...]

Boeing, UCF developing virtual co-pilot to improve and accelerate pilot training (Video)

The augmented reality co-pilot will teach trainees how to interact and communicate with colleagues in the cockpit ranging from “nice pilot” to “gruff.” [...]

Airbus’ New Black Boxes Will Eject From Crashing Planes

IT’S BEEN MORE than three years since Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 vanished, and after spending $150 million and scouring a huge chunk of the Indian Ocean, the international search effort has turned up just a few [...]

6 Secrets of an Airplane’s ‘Black Box’

And other incredible facts about flight data recorders. “If the ‘black box’ flight recorder is never damaged during a plane crash, then why isn’t the whole airplane made out of that stuff?” This famous quote from [...]

Dramatic video shows Boeing’s two new flight-test airplanes showing off

A Boeing video of the two new flight-test airplanes it has flown to the Paris Air Show flying together over the North Cascades in early June is an awesomely beautiful display of aviation prowess. From the [...]

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 [...]

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