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Amelia Earhart May Have Survived Crash-Landing, Newly Discovered Photo Suggests

A newly discovered photograph suggests legendary aviator Amelia Earhart, who vanished 80 years ago on a round-the-world flight, survived a crash-landing in the Marshall Islands.<p>The photo, found in a long-forgotten file in the National Archives, shows a woman who resembles Earhart and a man who …

Airplanes

Delta Kicks Off Family of 4 from Flight from Hawaii - Points Miles & Martinis

Delta finds itself under fire in the latest incident of removing passengers from a plane. United Airlines Passenger Dragged Off Plane Due To Oversell …

Russia Sends Its Most Advanced Fighters to U.S. Coast

Incident takes place a week after four consecutive days flying near U.S. territory.<p>Four Russian aircraft flew near the Alaskan coast last night, including two of Russia's most advanced fighter planes. The flight, which was intercepted by U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor fighters, came a week after …

United Airlines Reviewing Death Of Giant Rabbit

A three-foot continental giant rabbit named Simon allegedly died in the cargo hold while traveling on a United Airlines flight from London’s Heathrow …

Delta will pay you up to $10,000 to give up your seat

Delta customers can now be offered nearly $10,000 for giving up their seats on overbooked flights.<p>A company spokesperson confirmed to CNNMoney that supervisors were previously only able to offer up to $1,350, but Delta (DAL) notified them on Friday that they'll now be able to offer up to $9,950 in …

Customers

I'm Telling You Right Now, Don't Recline Your Damned Seat!

Ever been surprised at seat recline when flying? I know I have. Numerous articles have been written about this, asking flight attendants, frequent …

21 confessions of an air hostess

Embraer Delivers First Phenom 100EV

Embraer Executive Jets delivered the first Phenom 100EV to an undisclosed U.S. customer.<p>Announced last year at EAA AirVenture, the new model is an …

This Boeing 727, stuck in the woods, is actually somebody's house

If you go down to the woods today, keep an eye out for apparently-stranded aircraft, as someone might be living in it.<p>Bruce Campbell, an engineer from Portland, Oregon, bought this Boeing 727 aircraft fuselage in 1999, spending in the region of $220,000 ($177,000) to date on acquiring the plane and …

Remote-Controlled KFC Bucket Airplane That Uses the Magnus Effect to Fly

Dayton, Ohio model airplane designer Peter Sripol is back with another awesome custom creation, a remote-controlled KFC bucket airplane that uses the …

American Airlines is buying a $200 million chunk of China's largest airline

The deal would make American Airlines the second U.S. carrier to own part of a Chinese airline after Delta Air Lines Inc bought 3.55 percent of China Eastern Airlines Corp for $450 million in 2015.<p>In a filing to the Hong Kong stock exchange, China Southern said it would issue 270.61 million Hong …

The true story behind the deadliest air disaster of all time

<b>Exactly 40 years ago, at Tenerife-North Airport (formerly Los Rodeos), two Boeing 747s - one belonging to KLM, the other to Pan Am - collided on a foggy runway. Five hundred and eighty-three people were killed in what remains the biggest air disaster in history. In this extract from Cockpit</b> …

Mockups

F-35 Scores Impressive 15:1 Kill Ratio at Red Flag War Games

Pilots credit the Lighting II with making older legacy fighters more lethal.<p>Exercise Red Flag at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada is considered one of the most realistic and challenging aviation warfare exercises, and pilots from this year's event say the Air Force's F-35A exceeded expectations by …

The US Air Force is giving its B-2 stealth bomber a massive upgrade

The massive upgrade, designed to improve what's called the bomber's Defensive Management System, is described by Air Force developers as "the most extensive modification effort that the B-2 has attempted."<p>The Defensive Management System is a technology designed to help the B-2 recognize and elude …

Jet fuel-powered UAV completes record 56-hour flight, with plenty left in the tank

Vanilla Aircraft, LLC has announced its VA001 unmanned aircraft system (UAS) completed a non-stop, unrefueled 56-hour flight last month. A …

Third airline to offer direct flights to Hong Kong from Vancouver

Travellers leaving Vancouver will have a third option for direct flights to Hong Kong by this summer.<p>Hong Kong Airlines will begin daily flights from …

Hong Kong

F-35 pilot: Here's what people don't understand about dogfighting, and how the F-35 excels at it

Detractors of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter have long criticized the program as taking too long and costing too much, though overruns commonly occur when developing massive, first-in-class projects like the F-35.<p>But perhaps the most damning criticism of the F-35 came from a 2015 assessment that …

SpaceX reveals cause of September explosion

SpaceX has finally revealed what caused one of the company's Falcon 9 rockets to explode on the launch pad on Sept. 1, 2016, also destroying Israel's …

Three killed in mid-air plane collision in USA

Three people have died following a mid-air collision between two small planes in Texas, USA, on Saturday.<p>The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said the collision occurred shortly after 17:30 near Aero Country Airport.<p>Two of the victims were father and son, Gregory Barber and Tim Barber.<p>One of …

The US Air Force is upgrading the B-2 stealth bomber to fly until 2050

In coming years, the B-2 will be armed with with next generation digital nuclear weapons such as the B-61 Mod 12 with a tail kit and an Long Range Stand-Off weapon or, LRSO, an air-launched, guided nuclear cruise missile, service officials said.<p>The B-61 Mod 12 is an ongoing modernization program …

F-16 vs Gripen: Which combat jet will rule supreme in Indian fighter dogfight?

Lockheed Martin's F-16 and Saab Gripen fighter aircraft could possibly contest the IAF fighter aircraft replacement program.<p>As India looks to replace …

Jackass causes alarm on flight by naming his Wi-Fi hotspot 'Galaxy Note7'

A prudent person doesn't ever joke about bombs in an airport. After today, you might want to extend those warnings to a certain flagship Samsung …

Wi-Fi

US fighters jettison unarmed bombs near Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Two US fighter jets have jettisoned unarmed bombs in Australia's Great Barrier Reef Marine Park during a training emergency. Officials say, however, …

Augsburg begins Germany's largest evacuation since WWII

A recently discovered WWII-era bomb has prompted a Christmas Day evacuation of 54,000 people in the German city of Augsburg. Specialists are standing …

Plane spotting: How a beginner can ID commercial jets | CNN Travel

(CNN) — "That's not an A330, it's an A320."<p>Don't you just hate getting stuck seated next to that guy on the plane?<p>The person who can take one look at a jet and knows right away which company manufactured it and which family it belongs to, but can also throw in some random facts about its …

Airports

Russian plane crash: Choir members on board, no sign of survivors

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Russian military plane carrying members of the army's official choir traveling to perform in Syria has crashed in the Black Sea near Sochi. There are apparently no survivors, according to the Russian Defense Ministry.<p>The ensemble was "flying to congratulate Russian air force pilots in …

Russia

Casey Neistat Has Built a Drone That Can Make Humans Fly

Just when you thought Casey Neistat couldn’t possibly outdo himself again (he snowboarded around NYC, played real life <i>Pokemon Go</i>, showcased a $21,000 …

Bell’s 505 Jet Ranger X Achieves Certification

The Bell Helicopter 505 Jet Ranger X, a five-seat multi-mission helicopter, has achieved certification by Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA). The …

The F-4 Phantom Is About to Make Its Last Flight

The iconic fighter is retiring tomorrow after nearly 60 years of service.<p>The U.S. Air Force will hold a "final flight" ceremony tomorrow, December 21, to commemorate the end of the F-4 Phantom II fighter's service. The fighter, which was first introduced in the late 1950s, performed virtually every …