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Plane crashes into Flight Safety building at KICT

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Looks like a King Air has crashed into the Flight Safety building in Wichita (www.kake.com) More...

FedEx Plane Crashes Off St. Maarten Coast

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After taking off from St. Maarten's Princess Juliana Airport on Wednesday around 6:45 pm a FedEx cargo plane en route to Puerto Rico crashed at sea shortly after takeoff. (www.thedailyherald.com) More...

WWII wreckage raised from lake

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The wreckage of a World War II plane that disappeared roughly 70 years ago is being hauled out of a Canada lake. (www.cnn.com) More...

Bombardier puts Q400 plant in Russia on hold

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Bombardier Inc. has put on hold a $3.4 billion (U.S.) plan to build up to 100 Q400 turboprops in Russia due to the political situation there. “We are not moving ahead because the conditions are not right at this point in time for a joint venture in Russia,” said Bombardier president and CEO Pierre Beaudoin on a conference call with reporters on Thursday. (www.thestar.com) More...

Reported Bird Strike Forced Plane Into Holding Pattern Above LAX

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LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A reported bird strike forced a domestic flight into an extending holding pattern above the city before returning to Los Angeles International Airport early Thursday. Spirit Airlines flight 310 left LAX for Ft. Lauderdale around 9:50 p.m. Wednesday, according to the airline’s flight status guide. (losangeles.cbslocal.com) More...

World War II plane’s landing gear fails at New Smyrna Beach airport

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A World War II fighter plane experienced landing gear failure at New Smyrna Beach Municipal Airport on Wednesday afternoon, police said. The P-40 Warhawk was landing at 4:22 p.m. at the airport when the gear failed, said Sgt. Eugene Griffith, New Smyrna Beach police spokesman. (www.news-journalonline.com) More...

Weird SWA Flight

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Anyone have any idea of what this is? (flightaware.com) More...

What a pilot sees landing at one of the world's most dangerous airports

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Paro Airport in Bhutan is located in a deep valley near the Paro Chhu river. The airport is about a mile and a half above sea level, and is difficult — and dangerous — to land at because of the 18,000-foot peaks surrounding it. (mashable.com) More...

First Photos of Painted American Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner

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American's first 787 emerged from the paint shop Boeing Everett early Thursday morning, the first of 42 on order. (airwaysnews.com) More...

Spotted: American Airlines' first Boeing 787 Dreamliner

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American Airlines' first Boeing 787 Dreamliner was spotted shortly after it emerged from a Boeing paint facility in Everett, Wash., during the pre-dawn hours of Thursday (Oct. 30) morning. (www.usatoday.com) More...

$99 fares to fly to Europe? Wow.

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Wow Airlines is offering low-cost fares across the Atlantic Ocean beginning in 2015, becoming the first airline to do so. Courtesy of Wow Airlines (www.stltoday.com) More...

N. Korea's Dear Leader Gives MiG-29 Pilots Guidance On How To Fight

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Just when you thought he was gone for good, North Korea's portly boy tyrant is back on the scene after what many believe was surgery to remove a cyst from his ankle. Kim Jong Un appeared at an air base where some of the hermit kingdom's few MiG-29s are based. According to state news, he gave the pilots 'guidance' and watched drills take place, cane in hand. (foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com) More...

Pennsylvania state cops borrow, then return, spy blimp to aid manhunt

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The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) just returned an aerial surveillance balloon that it borrowed for two days in an effort to capture a man wanted for the murder of a trooper last month. Thomas Kelly, a PSP spokesman, told Ars on Wednesday that the “Blimp in a Box” was returned because it was ineffective. (arstechnica.com) More...

ANZ B763 ZK-NZK returns back to Auckland

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A anz B763 jet flight NZ10 NZAA/PHNL was 1hr 45mins into flight when a generator failure occurred. The flight returned back to its home base at flt 200 north of Auckland it touch down safety passengers we put on another aircraft the next day for there out bound flight on a B772 aircraft (www.aeroinside.com) More...

Montreal-Trudeau Airport Inaugurates World-Leading De-icing Fluid Recovery and Reuse Facility

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MONTRÉAL, CANADA--(Marketwired - Oct. 29, 2014) - Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) and Aéro Mag today inaugurated a state-of-the-art ethylene glycol recovery, recertification and reuse facility at Montréal-Trudeau International Airport's de-icing centre that will significantly reduce the airport's environmental record while reducing de-icing charges for airlines. (www.digitaljournal.com) More...

Airplanes and justice. Ryanair sentenced for labour law violation in France

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Ryanair has been sentenced by the court of appeals to pay a 200,000 Euros penalty and an 8.1 million compensation for labour law violation. From 2007 to 2011 the airplane carrier used the Marseille airport as a base for 127 employees who were never declared in France since they had been hired with an Irish contract. (www.avionews.com) More...