Attempted Hijacking Diverts Aeroflot 737 »

Attempted Hijacking Diverts Aeroflot 737

Aeroflot Flight SU1515 made an emergency landing at Russia’s Khanty-Mansiysk airport (HMA) after a passenger attempted to hijack the 737-800 on Tuesday. According to the airline, the individual was detained with no injuries to passengers or crew members.

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Engines Quit On Landing 787 »

Engines Quit On Landing 787

All Nippon Airways, Japanese authorities and Boeing are investigating why both engines on a 787-8 shut down simultaneously during rollout at Osaka Itami Airport last week.

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Airliner De-Iced With Hot Water »

Italian authorities are looking into the operations at Brindisi Airport after an Italian politician shot video of ground crews de-icing a Ryan Air aircraft with buckets of hot water. More

E-Cigarette Battery Causes Baggage Hold Fire »

Canada’s Transportation Safety Board has determined that a small lithium ion battery used to power an e-cigarette caused a baggage compartment fire that resulted in a Mayday and subsequent... More

Going For Cold »

It’s going to be a chilly 45 degrees in normally balmy Savannah, Georgia on Monday (near freezing overnight) so you can understand why those with access to the latest Gulfstream business jet... More

Israel Preparing Moon Shot »

Israel hopes to add its name to the growing list of spacefaring countries that have landed spacecraft on the moon. More

Suit Filed In Mountain Crash »

Family members of passengers killed in the 2016 crash of a Cessna 182 in Tennessee are claiming controllers should have warned the non-instrument-rated pilot he was about to hit a mountain in IMC. More

Southwest 737 Slides Off Runway In Omaha »

A Boeing 737 operated by Southwest Airlines slid onto a runway overrun area after landing at Eppley Airfield (OMA) in Omaha, Nebraska, on Friday afternoon. No injuries were reported among the 150... More

Jeppesen Hosting Loss Of Control Webinar »

Jeppesen will be hosting a free webinar next Tuesday to address loss of control situations from the pilot perspective. Topics will include discussion of how loss of control can happen and tips on... More

$20,000 Reward For Lost Warbird »

A Chicago pilot is offering a $20,000 reward to anyone who can tell him where his TBM Avenger crashed after he and a passenger bailed out of the warbird last May. Ron Carlson took out a full-page... More

 

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Maintaining control of an airplane while it’s on its wheels becomes a lot easier once you understand it’s a really lousy ground vehicle. More

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Pacific Sky Aviation Inc. Chooses Britannica's Fox Training Management System

Pacific Sky Aviation Inc. (Pacific Sky) has purchased the Fox Training Management System by Britannica Knowledge Systems as its new cloud-based training management platform. Fox will help oversee pilot training at the Pacific Sky Flight Training Center in Calgary near the International Airport, Alberta, Canada for the Twin Otter and CL Water Bomber programs.

Helicopter IFR Survey, What's Standing in Your Way?

The National EMS Pilots Association (NEMSPA) in collaboration with the U.S. Helicopter Safety Team (USHST) is conducting a survey to obtain information and insight on helicopter IFR issues and limitations facing todays helicopter pilots.

Cirrus Unveils G2 Vision Jet with True Blue Power Batteries

True Blue Power intelligent batteries, inverters and Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics Standby Attitude Module (SAM(R)) are standard equipment on the Generation 2 Personal Jet.