Cargo Plane Crash Kills Dozens On The Ground »

Cargo Plane Crash Kills Dozens On The Ground

A Boeing 747-400 cargo plane en route from Hong Kong to Istanbul crashed early Monday morning, about 7:30 local time, while trying to make a scheduled stop in Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan. The flight crew of four and about 33 people on the ground were killed in the crash and its aftermath. At least a dozen buildings were destroyed by the impact and fire, and at least a dozen people were taken to the hospital with injuries.

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Astronaut Eugene Cernan Dies »

Astronaut Eugene Cernan Dies

Eugene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon, died Monday at the age of 82. Cernan has been suffering from a “long illness” when he died surrounded by family.

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Patrouille de France At SNF »

Sun ’n Fun will have an international flavor again this year as the French air force demonstration team the Patrouille de France has confirmed it will perform at the fly-in, which runs from... More

Pilot ID'd After Drone Hits Space Needle »

The FAA’s drone registry appears to have helped authorities in Seattle identify the owner of an aircraft that clipped the iconic Space Needle on New Year’s Eve. More

SpaceX Mission Flawless »

SpaceX celebrated its return to space Saturday with a flawless launch, satellite deployment and recovery of the first stage booster on a platform floating in the Pacific Ocean. More

Eclipse Layoffs Confirmed »

One Aviation has confirmed that it has laid off an undisclosed number of staff at its Eclipse Aerospace production facility in Albuquerque. More

NASA To Test New Approach System »

NASA said this week they are ready to start airborne tests of new cockpit technology that aims to help air traffic controllers manage landings more efficiently. After years of research and lab... More

New Satellites Promise Better ATC Coverage »

A suite of satellites that launched on Saturday are the first of 66 that will expand real-time global coverage for tracking airplanes in flight. Ten IridiumNext satellites, which weigh about 1,900... More

United To Retire Its 747 Fleet »

“There's something very special about a Boeing 747,” United Airlines President Scott Kirby said in a blog posted online Wednesday. But he went on to say the company has decided to retire... More

Poberezny Home To Open For Tours »

The former home of EAA founder Paul Poberezny and his family in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, has been bought by Aircraft Spruce & Specialty Co., and will be made available to EAA for tours and special... More

 

Short Final:

Short Final »

While we were preparing to shut down at a tie down spot at Henderson Airport, Las Vegas, ground control was directing a taxiing Piper ... Ground: ”Cherokee Nxxxx, say your destination." ... Cherokee:"Uhh, we're not sure where we're going. We're just following the van in front of us (the "follow-me" van)." ... Ground (chuckling):“I mean when you depart the airport." ... Cherokee: "Oh, we'll be returning to Long Beach in about an hour.” ... Ground: "Roger." ... Dan Jay More

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