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US Probing Possible Airline Collusion That Kept Fares High

A letter received Tuesday by major U.S. carriers demands copies of all communications the airlines had with each other, Wall Street analysts and major shareholders about their plans for passenger-carrying capacity, or "the undesirability of your company or any other airline increasing capacity." (www.nytimes.com) More...

Passengers help soldier pull off surprise airport proposal

SACRAMENTO, C.A. - Hearts were gushing at Sacramento International Airport for a soldier's homecoming ceremony – but this wasn't your typical welcome home celebration. After serving multiple deployments overseas, U.S. Army Sgt. Anthony Vance decided to make one more commitment. (www.usatoday.com) More...

F-22 from Hangar to Takeoff (Video)

F-22 Raptor on the flight line, in a hangar, as it taxis and takes off at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson. (youtu.be) More...

Airbus wins $1.3 billion South Korean airborne tanker deal

SEOUL, South Korea • South Korea said Tuesday that it has decided to buy four military airborne refueling tankers from European aerospace giant Airbus Defense and Space for $1.3 billion. (www.stltoday.com) More...

Bomb threat reported on Saskatoon-bound WestJet flight

Another WestJet flight — the third in the past week — has received a bomb threat. WestJet reported its Toronto to Saskatoon flight received the threat late Tuesday evening. Flight 323 landed safely at the John Diefenbaker airport in Saskatoon, WestJet reported. (www.cbc.ca) More...

This lady is not telling the truth

I was actually on this flight on Friday evening from ORD to DCA. I have been a reader of this forum for a long time but seeing this all over the news made me sign up so I could tell you what really happened here and hopefully stop this liar in her tracks....As many on this forum suspected we were not getting the whole truth. (www.flyertalk.com) More...

Crew of crashed Taiwan TransAsia plane shut off working engine - source

The crew of a TransAsia Airways ATR plane that crashed in Taiwan in February, killing 43 people on board, had shut off the working engine after the other lost power, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday. The latest investigation report into the Taipei crash, to be released on Thursday, will say data readings showed the almost-new turboprop ATR 72-600 stalled and crashed shortly after the functioning engine was switched off, said the source. (uk.reuters.com) More...

US Military Hypersonic Jet

US military jet could fly five times faster than the speed of sound (news.yahoo.com) More...

Vintage Catalina Flying Boat In Nic Cage Film Partially Sinks On Beach

Yesterday, a gorgeous Catalina PBY named Flora-Bama that was being used as a prop for the upcoming Nicolas Cage movie USS Indianapolis: Men of Honor began taking on water while performing touch and goes for the camera. Today, the plane sits half sunk in the surf along Gold Beach, Florida, a most peculiar sight for beach-goers. (foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com) More...

In the making of: Vietnam Airlines’ first A350 XWB: Process

The first A350 XWB for Vietnam Airlines takes shape in this video clip, which highlights the delivery of components, assembly, painting and other key production steps, and concludes with the milestone widebody jetliner in flight. (youtube.com) More...

3 unhurt when Cessna TR 182 crashes at Rio Vista Muni O88 6/30

The aircraft reportedly had trouble when going around after a landing attempt and ended in an irrigation ditch. Temp 94F RH 29 Wind Var 5 (aviation-safety.net) More...

Wing Spar Fatigue Crack Prompts Piper PA-46 Bulletin

Wing Spar Fatigue Crack Prompts Piper PA-46 Bulletin The SAIB includes the PA-46-310P, PA-46-350P, PA-46R-350T and PA-46-500TP models (www.flyingmag.com) More...

Delta's excellent customer service should inspire your IT team

Delta's excellent customer service should inspire your IT team (www.yahoo.com) More...

6 yr old starts up EC145 at Mankato (KMKT)Air Show

Freak happening, when a 6 year old child managed to start up an EC145 on Saturday, June 27, 2015 (www.startribune.com) More...


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