Aircraft and Helicopter Collide

Four People Killed After Aircraft and Helicopter Collide

Four People Killed After Aircraft and Helicopter Collide Four people have died after a helicopter and a Cessna light aircraft crashed in mid-air over Buckinghamshire. The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) said it was investigating a “mid-air collision involving an aircraft and a helicopter near Aylesbury” as police threw up a wide cordon around woods […]

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Plane Struggling to Land During Hurricane Ophelia

Video Shows Plane Struggling to Land During Hurricane Ophelia

Video Shows Plane Struggling to Land During Hurricane Ophelia If you’re someone that freaks out over the slightest bit of turbulence during a flight then this video might not be for you. More than 130 flights have been cancelled in Ireland’s capital due to the incredibly strong winds sweeping across the land due to Hurricane Ophelia. A […]

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Boeing Buys Company That's Developing Flying Taxis

Boeing Buys Company That’s Developing Flying Taxis

Boeing Buys Company That’s Developing Flying Taxis Boeing said on Thursday it would buy Aurora Flight Sciences Corp to advance its ability to develop autonomous, electric-powered and long-flight-duration aircraft for its commercial and military businesses. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Boeing executives described the deal as a move to align itself with future […]

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RAF Jets Escort Ryanair Flight

RAF Jets Escort Ryanair Flight After Security ‘Hoax’

RAF Jets Escort Ryanair Flight After Security ‘Hoax’ A Ryanair passenger jet was escorted into Stansted airport by two RAF fighter jets after a suspected hoax security alert. Flights were temporarily grounded at the hub as the plane was redirected from its route between Kaunas in Lithuania and Luton airport in Bedfordshire. “The RAF can confirm Quick […]

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Elon Musk Tweets Video of SpaceX Landing Bloopers

Elon Musk Tweets Video of SpaceX Landing Bloopers

Elon Musk Tweets Video of SpaceX Landing Bloopers SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk has released a bloopers video showing “How NOT to land an orbital rocket booster”. The video shows, as Musk describes it, “the sordid history of how the SpaceX Falcon 9, the first fully reusable, orbit-class booster rocket, eventually managed to land […]

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Denver Airport Wants to Allow Bison to Roam Free

Denver Airport Wants to Allow Bison to Roam Free

Denver Airport Wants to Allow Bison to Roam Free Travelers into Denver Airport could be welcomed by a herd of bison if a new plan to let the animals roam the facility’s property goes through, reports Bruce Finley for the Denver Post. The proposed deal would allow the bison to roam up to Pena Boulevard […]

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The internet is freaking out over this guy's airplane selfies

The Internet is Freaking Out Over This Guy’s Airplane Selfies

The Internet is Freaking Out Over This Guy’s Airplane Selfies Brazilian pilot, Daniel Centeno’s selfies are the new craze on Instagram. The pilot hangs out of the cockpit mid-flight and takes stunning airplane selfies of the views around him. People think it’s a dangerous obsession but love his work nonetheless. Cruising high above the Palm […]

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Hurricane Irma Grounds Thousands of Flights

Hurricane Irma Grounds Thousands of Flights

Hurricane Irma Grounds Thousands of Flights Hurricane Irma is grounding travelers as far away as London and Doha, and cancellations will likely continue well into the week. Flights will be suspended at Miami International Airport, Florida’s busiest, through Monday after the airport suffered “significant water damage,” the airport’s chief executive late Sunday. Nearly 9,000 flights […]

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Airbus Perlan Sets Glider Altitude Record

Airbus Perlan Sets Glider Altitude Record Airbus reported on September 4 that Airbus Perlan Mission II, the world’s first initiative to send an engineless aircraft to the edge of space, made history on September 3 in the Patagonia region of Argentina by soaring to more than 52,000 ft (15,8 km) and setting a new world altitude record […]

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Hurricane Hunters Fly Through EYE of the Storm

Hurricane Hunters Fly Through EYE of the Storm. With Hurricane Harvey set to cause devastation across Texas, hurricane hunters have braved the journey and flown into the eye of the storm. Flight crews with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) ran multiple research sorties through Harvey last week in a Lockheed WP-3D Orion. The team […]

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