Supersonic jet to have its first test flight in 2017

Supersonic Jet to Have its Test Flight in 2017

Supersonic Jet to Have its Test Flight in 2017 The supersonic jet is the first one for Virgin Galactic. The model could improve the flight experience. If reports are confirmed, in just three hours and 15 minutes the passenger jet could get from London to New York. The jet is called XB-1 or “Baby Boom”. […]

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Interesting Facts About Planes And Flying

10 Interesting Facts About Planes And Flying

10 Interesting Facts About Planes And Flying The world of commercial aviation is still a complex and mysterious place. There are many odd things about flying that most passengers don’t know. Here are some things you might want to know. 1. Airplanes are lighting-proof – it’s totally understandable that there are some who couldn’t help […]

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Three Dead After Two Planes Collide

Three Dead After Two Planes Collide In Texas

Three Dead After Two Planes Collide In Texas Three people have died following a mid-air collision between two small planes in Texas, USA, on Saturday. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said the collision occurred shortly after 17:30 near Aero Country Airport. Gregory Barber, 55, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel and his son 18-year old […]

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Error sends Eva Air jet into path of other plane

Error Sends Eva Air Jet Into Path Of Other Plane

Error Sends Eva Air Jet Into Path Of Other Plane Authorities are investigating after an air traffic controller error sent a jet from Los Angeles International Airport into the flight path of another plane while flying low toward Southern California mountains. An Eva Air Boeing 777 that left LAX in heavy rain around 1:20am Friday […]

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MH370

MH370 Officials: New Zone Needs to Be Searched

MH370 Officials: New Zone Needs to Be Searched Experts leading the hunt for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 have said that the plane is unlikely to be found in the current search area. They recommended looking further north. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) released the findings from its MH370 First Principles Review summit of crash investigators, […]

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Bombardier Delivers First CS300 to Air Baltic

Bombardier Delivers First CS300 to Air Baltic

Bombardier Delivers First CS300 to Air Baltic Bombardier celebrated the delivery of the first CS300 narrowbody to Latvian flag carrier Air Baltic during a ceremony held in Montreal on November 28. The CS300 is the larger variant of Bombardier’s all new C Series aircraft. It is designed to carry between 130 and 150 passengers. The […]

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Pakistan plane crashes after takeoff

Pakistan Plane Crashes Shortly After Takeoff

Pakistan Plane Crashes Shortly After Takeoff A Pakistan International Airlines plane with 48 people on board, including a famous former pop singer, crashed near Abbottabad in northern Pakistan on Wednesday, government officials and the airline said. According to senior police officer Khurram Rasheed, the small twin-propeller aircraft was travelling from the city of Chitral to […]

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How to Survive A Plane Crash

How to Survive A Plane Crash

How to Survive A Plane Crash How to survive a plane crash? Well, you can be lucky. Or you can take matters into your own hands. The study found that a third of those who died on a plane – smoke and fire accounted for most deaths – would almost certainly have survived if they’d taken […]

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Plane From Houston Makes Emergency Landing

Plane From Houston Makes Emergency Landing

Plane From Houston Makes Emergency Landing An airplane made an emergency landing at San Antonio International Airport on Sunday afternoon after reporting landing gear issues. The SkyWest flight 5588, operating under United Express, departed from Houston en route to Monterrey, Mexico. During the flight, the pilot received a notification that there was an issue with […]

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Emirates Launches the World’s Shortest Flight

Emirates Launches the World’s Shortest Flight

Emirates Launches the World’s Shortest Flight Emirates launched the world’s shortest scheduled A380 service from Dubai to Doha on December 1.  Covering 379km from Dubai to Doha in a total travel time of 1 hour and 20 minutes, the Airbus A380 aircraft landed at Hamad International Airport (HIA) on Thursday morning. It was even shorter […]

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