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Bombardier Signs Firm Agreements for Combined Total of up to 16 CRJ Series Aircraft

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has welcomed Dublin-based CityJet (CityJet) to the CRJ Series family of aircraft operators following confirmation that it will operate CRJ900 aircraft in the network of Sweden’s Scandinavian Airlines (SAS). CityJet will acquire the aircraft from a customer that signed a firm purchase agreement for eight CRJ900 aircraft and took options on an additional six. The customer has requested to remain unidentified at this time. (www.aviationnews.eu) More...

The Time A Tanker Saved A Fighter That Was Falling Apart Over The Atlantic

On the 5th of September, 1983, 4 USAF F-4E Phantom jets were flying over the Atlantic en route to Europe along with the support of a KC-135 known as “North Star.” These five aircraft were part of a larger number of Phantoms and tankers on a routine trans-Atlantic flight. To make the crossing, the Phantoms would need to tank a total of 8 times to fill their thirsty engines. (foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com) More...

Flight attendant leaves secret notes of encouragement for plane passengers

Life has been a whirlwind of emotions. If your anything like me, you get it. You do. Life can kick you so hard in the booty sometimes. But recently (as always) life and it’s little joys open up its arms and hug me when I need it most. I’ve struggled for so long always feeling like I needed to be wanted, invited, or that life has to open up for an opportunity for me to be able to do something that I’m striving after. Maybe it’s fear. Maybe it’s not letting courage run full force. But what I do… (www.aviationrepublic.com) More...


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