Where The Flight Crews Sleep On Long International Flights

Where The Flight Crews Sleep On Long International Flights Have you ever wondered, where do the flight crews sleep (if ever) during the long flights? According to the PopularMechanics.com, there are parts of the plane, that are hidden to the eyes of the passengers. These crew rest areas are vital for the productivity of the […]

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Singapore Airlines

World‘s Longest Nonstop Flight Is About To Return To Route Newark-Singapore

World‘s Longest Nonstop Flight Is About To Return To Route Newark-Singapore The world‘s longest non-stop flight is returning to Newark Airport in October. The flight takes 18 hours and 45 minutes and is flying from Newark Liberty International Airport to Singapore. Current longest flight requires a several-hour stop to refuel, therefore the returning non-stop flight […]

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African-American pilots

African-American Female Flight Crew Make History

African-American Female Flight Crew Make History Two pilots made history on Alaska Airlines on May 13. Last week, two African-American females, Captain Tara Wright and First Officer Mallory Cave, together piloted a flight. The flight was made from San Francisco to Portland on Alaska Airlines on May 13. This is the first time ever, when […]

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Rescue teams search through the wreckage site of a Boeing 737

Cuba‘s Airplane Crash Leaves Only 3 Survivors, 110 Found Dead

Cuba‘s Airplane Crash Leaves Only 3 Survivors, 110 Found Dead On Friday, Cuban airplane, carrying out a Havana‘s domestic flight, veered to the right and crashed to the ground just minutes after take-off. The airplane crash took 110 lives of the passengers and left only 3 survivors in critical condition. The tragic aviation disaster is […]

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Woman Tried to Peacock on Plane

Woman Tried to Bring Peacock on Plane

Woman Tried to Bring Peacock on Plane United Airlines denied a woman’s efforts to bring a peacock onto a flight departing from Newark Liberty International Airport. Live and Let Fly reported earlier this week that even though the unidentified woman claimed that she had a second ticket for the peacock, the airline denied her request. A […]

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Qantas First Biofuel Flight

Qantas Uses Mustard Seeds in First Ever Biofuel Flight

Qantas Uses Mustard Seeds in First Ever Biofuel Flight On Monday morning, a Qantas flight took off from Los Angeles International Airport burning 90-percent regular jet fuel and 10-percent mustard seed oil biofuel. Though that may not seem like a lot, the biofuel is efficient enough that Qantas estimates a seven-percent reduction in emissions compared […]

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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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Top 10 Aviation Museums Around The World

Top 10 Aviation Museums Around The World The world’s best aviation museums capture the achievements and products of pilots, designers and engineers who got us from those first flights to space travel. If you love aviation just like we do, you should visit at least one of these spectacular museums in your lifetime! The Smithsonian’s […]

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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 Battles Dangerous Strong Winds in Amsterdam

Plane Battles Dangerous Strong Winds in Amsterdam

Plane Battles Dangerous Strong Winds in Amsterdam This is the terrifying moment a propeller plane is battered by 70mph winds as it lands at an airport in Amsterdam. The dramatic footage shows the plane being blown from side to side by an intense storm. Despite the extreme gusts, the pilot manages to keep their nerve […]

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