Aviation Career

Top 5 Reasons Aviation Career is in Your Future

Top 5 Reasons Aviation Career is in Your Future People dream of becoming pilots for many different reasons. Whether it’s for an adrenaline rush, following a parent’s footsteps, or simply being enthusiastic about planes, becoming a pilot is a great accomplishment. Here are a few of the top reasons your aviation career is waiting: Flying […]

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Private Aviation

Private Aviation: The Newest Competitive Edge

Private Aviation: The Newest Competitive Edge Private airplanes are more than just a form of transportation. They make a statement. A company’s Chief Executive Officer will usually be the face of the company, and the impression she or he makes on clients is critical to success. Private aircraft are not just modes of getting from […]

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First Test Flight

Airbus VTOL Aircraft Completes First Test Flight

Airbus VTOL Aircraft Completes First Test Flight Aerospace giant Airbus’ Vahana electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft called as Alpha One, completed its first autonomous test flight on 31 January. At 8:52AM, the full-scale vehicle reached a modest height of five meters (16 feet) before descending safely. The self-piloted flight only lasted 53 seconds, but […]

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Plane Makes Emergency Landing

Plane Makes Emergency Landing on California Freeway

Plane Makes Emergency Landing on California Freeway A small plane made an emergency landing on the 55 Freeway in Costa Mesa on Sunday evening after its engine failed and powerful winds prevented the pilot from getting to the nearest airport. The pilot, who identified himself as 25-year-old Izzy Slod, told CBS he managed to land […]

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NASA Tests Foldable Plane Wings

NASA Tests Foldable Plane Wings

NASA Tests Foldable Plane Wings Planes that can fold their wings to different angles while in the air have the potential to fly faster than their peers, and NASA has recently made headway into their development. In a series of recent trials, NASA successfully tested a new lightweight material to fold the outer portions of […]

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Norwegian Dreamliner Trans-Atlantic Breaks Speed Record

Norwegian Dreamliner Trans-Atlantic Breaks Speed Record

Norwegian Dreamliner Trans-Atlantic Breaks Speed Record For a short while, the Concorde made the connection from New York to London in just less than 3 hours, but safety concerns, cost factors and environmental issues ensured that the aircraft, which retired in 2002, never became a viable transportation option. A new record for the fastest transatlantic […]

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Plane Skids Off Runway in Turkey

Plane Skids Off Runway in Turkey

Plane Skids Off Runway in Turkey A Turkish passenger plane veered off the runway and dived nose-down into the side of a cliff, where it landed on its belly, a few perilous yards from the Black Sea. The Pegasus Airlines aircraft landed Saturday evening at Trabzon Airport on northeastern Turkey’s Black Sea coast. Authorities have […]

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Woman Threatens To Kill Everyone After Smoking On Plane

Woman Threatens To Kill Everyone After Smoking On Plane

Woman Threatens To Kill Everyone After Smoking On Plane Southwest Airlines says it all started with a cigarette. A passenger was smoking in the bathroom somewhere between Portland and Sacramento on Saturday, according to the airline, and had gone so far as to tamper with the smoke detector. A passenger told the station that the […]

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Left Side

Why Do You Always Board Planes From Left Side?

Why do you Always Board Planes from the Left Side? Boarding a flight can be an arduous process, from waiting at the gate to finding the correct seat. What many may not have realised is that when boarding, it is always from the left side of the plane. The reason behind it has since been […]

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KLM Plane Struck By Lightning

KLM Plane Struck By Lightning Just Moments after Taking-Off

KLM Plane Struck By Lightning Just Moments after Taking-Off Dramatic footage has emerged showing the hair-raising moment a KLM plane was struck by lightning as it took off from Amsterdam Airport. The jet, belonging to the Dutch national carrier, can be seen taxiing towards the runway as it prepares to take to the grey skies […]

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