Fake airline pilot 'landed planes at Gatwick'
SubmittedA man who forged pilot's qualifications to get a job as a commercial airline pilot is believed to be on the run after failing to turn up at court. Pretty impressive, when you think about it. (www.bbc.co.uk) More...
Plane crash may be related to forced landing of other aircraft
SubmittedA plane crash in the Santa Monica Mountains on Monday afternoon may be connected to an incident in which a small plane made a forced landing in Westlake Village about the same time, authorities said. Interesting...? (www.latimes.com) More...
The F-35 Could Explode In Midair If Struck By Lightning
SubmittedThe F-35 is unable to fly within 25 miles of a thunderstorm because engineers believe it could explode if struck by lightning. The storm restriction will not be lifted until an oxygen gauge in the fuel tank is redesigned in all F-35s. What a bargain. (www.businessinsider.com) More...
Dutch Airline Fuels Its Flights With Used Cooking Oil
SubmittedKLM initiated the project recently as an experiment to see if it could reduce its carbon footprint with a more eco-friendly fuel. For the next six months, its new jet fuel mixture—which is made of 25 percent of Louisiana’s used cooking oil and 75 percent traditional jet fuel—will be tested on 25 of the airline’s roundtrip transatlantic flights between Amsterdam and New York City. (www.takepart.com) More...
JetBlue CEO Blasts Big U.S. Airlines for Wielding ‘Anti-Consumer Power’
SubmittedJetBlue Airways CEO Robin Hayes on Monday criticized United, American and Delta airlines for opposing the three-largest Gulf carriers as they expand in the United States, calling the situation “…the perfect illustration of how we see mega-carriers trying to use their muscle and deep pockets to limit competition.” (skift.com) More...
SpaceX Falcon 9 Fails to Launch
SubmittedI'm a massive nerd, and I watched the last half hour of this failed launch on spaceflight.com or some nerdy website, and I think there was a glitch around the T-10 checklist. Some guy said something like "I have no engines," but they just rolled on. And they failed. I hope somebody captured the video because I think this launch was screwed from the gitgo. (abcnews.go.com) More...
Plane swap stunt ends in crash over Arizona after feds denied initial safety exemption request
Submitted"Plane Swap has been a year in the making with hours and hours put in by Luke, Andy, Paulo and Aaron Fitzgerald the Aerial Coordinator to ensure the plan goes off without a hitch." Sure guys. (www.fox10phoenix.com) More...
'Hilarious' Airline Complaint Letter Catches Eye of CEO
SubmittedIn case you were wondering, it seems that opulent white people have problems too... (gma.yahoo.com) More...
New Challenges for the Fixers of Boeing’s 787
SubmittedCutting edge technology requires cutting edge maintenance. Are we there, yet? (www.nytimes.com) More...
Passengers describe fire, panic on diverted America Airlines flight
SubmittedThe first loud boom came about 30 minutes into the flight. A few seconds later, another boom rattled the plane, which was heading from Boston to Miami with 180 passengers aboard. (www.bostonglobe.com) More...
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