Aviation

A US Navy pilot pulled off a heroic landing that saved 8 after engine failure en route to aircraft carrier

• <b>The pilot flying a US Navy C-2 Greyhound somehow managed to save the lives of 8 of 11 passengers with a heroic landing at sea.</b>• <b><br>The plane had no ejection seats or parachutes, so chancing a landing on the water was the only option.</b>• <b><br>The US Navy's swift pace of operations in the Pacific may have</b> …

Military

This is how pilots 'make up for lost time' on delayed flights

• <b>Everyone has experienced the frustration of waiting around for a delayed flight.</b>• <b><br>But shaving those extra minutes off the flight's duration isn't as simple as just flying faster.</b>• <b><br>Instead, pilots can literally "cut corners" on the route.</b>• <b><br>Weather and wind paths called "jet streams" also have an effect on</b> …

Long Haul

Shocking pictures show state of plane after severe turbulence injured 11 passengers during nightmare 13-hour flight

Shocking pictures have emerged showing the state of a plane after severe turbulence injured 11 passengers during a nightmare 13-hour flight.<p>An Eva …

Travel

FedEx worker dies unloading plane at Memphis International Airport

A FedEx worker died in a workplace accident while unloading cargo from a plane at Memphis International Airport early Thanksgiving morning, police said.<p>The female employee was found fatally injured under a motorized conveyor belt.<p>Officers responded to reports of "accidental injury" just after 12:30 …

Business

Why You Have to Put Your Seat Up for Takeoff and Landing

It's not just to force you to give up those extra inches of space.<p>Ladies and gentlemen, we are preparing for takeoff. Please put your seats in the …

Travel

Plane crashes on highway, bursts into flames

A plane crashes onto a California highway and hits a firefighter's car. The captain quickly jumps into action. CNN's Stephanie Elam has the story.

Airline passenger discovers that the frame around his cabin window is LOOSE (but should he really have been worried?)

Footage has emerged of a frame around a window in a passenger plane cabin that had come completely loose.<p>It was filmed by a passenger who uploaded it …

Home Improvement

'He went into a burning plane to save us'

<b>Programming note:</b> Watch "New Day" and "CNN Newsroom" each Friday to see inspiring stories of officers going above and beyond the call of duty.<p><b>Orange County, California (CNN) —</b> At first glance, John Meffert thought the small plane was too low in the sky.<p>It was about 9:30 a.m. the Friday before last …

Pilots Survey: Everything You Want to Know about the People Flying Your Plane

More than 1,300 pilots tell PrivateFly what they like about their jobs, what concerns them, and what they carry in their flight bags.<p>It’s likely that …

U.S. Navy calls off search for three missing sailors after plane crash in Pacific Ocean

TOKYO — The U.S. Navy called off its search for three sailors missing since Wednesday, when a transport plane crashed in the Pacific Ocean on its way to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier.<p>Eight people were rescued and are in good condition, but the remaining three sailors have not been found …

Military

Trump Just Provided More Evidence That He Thinks The F-35 Is Actually Invisible

For some reason POTUS loves to talk F-35 with Coasties.<p>Youtube Screencap<p>Tyler RogowayView Tyler Rogoway's Articles<p>twitter.com/Aviation_Intel<p>On …

Military

Witnesses saw small plane flying low and slow in strong winds before El Paso County crash that killed two

Witnesses told federal air crash investigators they saw a vintage biplane flying low and slow over Palmer Lake amid strong winds moments before it …

Denver

Name that airport ...

Here is this week's "name that airport" photo.<p>If you think you can identify the photo, submit your guess by clicking the comment link and typing your answer there.<p>Check back on Wednesday after noon ET to see the answer. Good luck!<p>Do you have a photo you'd like to submit for our "name that airport" …

Airlines

Airline passengers break out accordion, guitar after flight delay is announced

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. And by that logic, when life gives you a flight delay, throw a party in the terminal.<p>WestJet passengers waiting to depart from Toronto Pearson International Airport experienced the common yet annoying frustration of a flight delay, but luckily they were …

Travel

Britain Mulling F-35 Future Commitments

REGISTER FOR FREE ACCESS (Valid Email Required)<p>Register now for free access to "Britain Mulling F-35 Future Commitments" and other premium content …

Aerospace

Bangkok Aviation Fuel Services (BKARF) Presents At Opportunity Day Quarter 3/2017 - Slideshow

The following slide deck was published by Bangkok Aviation Fuel Services Public Co., Ltd. in conjunction with this event.<p>121<p>Click to enlarge

Business

Teddy Given VIP Treatment By Cabin Crew After Four-Year-Old Girl Left It In An Airport

Flying above and beyond ✈️<p>Travelling with small children can be stressful at the best of times and losing something along the way can be catastrophic.<p>…

Adorable

89-Year-Old Pilot Killed In Vermont Plane Crash

PITTSFORD, VT (WBZ-AM/24/7 News Source) – A pilot was killed Wednesday after a small plane crashed in a heavily wooded area of Pittsford, VT …

Tunisair To Order Six Airbus A330neos, Launch New York Flights

Tunisair is on the verge of signing an order for six Airbus A330neos, chief executive Elyes Mnakbi confirmed during an industry conference in Sharjah this week.<p>The Tunisian flag-carrier will use the aircraft to develop its long-range network, primarily by launching flights between Tunis and New …

Chad

Give thanks for the fowl shot into jet engines in the name of safety

As you make your way home from a turkey-filled weekend, spare a thought for some late birds that didn't even make it to the table: the fowl that …

Pratt & Whitney

Search ends for 3 U.S. sailors missing in Navy aircraft crash

A search ended Friday for three sailors missing in the Philippine Sea since a U.S. Navy aircraft crashed two days earlier, the Navy said.<p>The C-2A …

David Cassidy

Chinese airlines court Cathay pilots facing pay squeeze

SHANGHAI: Chinese airlines are courting disaffected pilots at Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways, offering sky-high salaries to fill a shortage of …

China

'Human Factors' Blamed for Deadly Apache Crash in 2015

Pilot error likely caused a fatal crash in which an Army helicopter struck high-voltage power lines in South Korea, said a report released by the …

U.S. Military

German regulator checks up on air fares following Air Berlin's collapse

DUESSELDORF (Reuters) - The German cartel office has asked national airline Lufthansa (LHAG.DE) for information on ticket prices after receiving complaints over rising fares following the collapse of Air Berlin (AB1.DE), Germany’s second largest carrier.<p>FILE PHOTO: A Lufthansa airliner taxis next …

Airlines

Taking the COMAC ARJ21-700 for a ride - Wandering Aramean

Welcome on board the Frankenplane. COMAC’s ARJ21-700 is a mishmash of parts that almost defies logic and engineering. It blends old and new …

Aerospace

China's home-built C919 completes latest test flight

China’s first domestically-built large jetliner, the C919, has successfully completed its latest test flight at the Aviation Industry Test Center in …

News (China)

Some Thanksgiving Trump/Defense fact checking

Donald Trump celebrated Thanksgiving by handing out turkey sandwiches and potato chips to the Coast Guard while regaling them with stories of the …

Military Aircraft

Chicago Executive Airport ends plan to divert airplanes from homes

The six-month trial program would have diverted airplanes away from homes and over an industrial district in Wheeling during overnight hours.

Determine

Okay Airways finalizes its order for five Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners

Okay Airways (OKAir) and Boeing have finalized an order for five 787-9 Dreamliners for $1.4 billion, according to an announcement by …

Flying

OPINION: Big challenge lies ahead after A350-1000's certification

One thousand. It's a number which has literary and poetic power the symbolism of the beginning of a new cycle and whose digits resemble, …

Airbus