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[Video] F-16 Low-Level Cockpit Footage with Radio Audio

Cockpit footage from an F-16 during low-level and formation flying, with radio audio included. (www.youtube.com) More...

Video: CityJet attempting to land at a gusty Cork Airport

Amazing Video: By AMF. Strong, gusty crosswind was causing problems on November 18, 2015 at Cork Airport. Pilot of CityJet flight from London City Airport was forced to abort landing after touchdown and perform go around procedure. Plane landed safely a few minutes later. (worldairlinenews.com) More...

Accident: Aviatraffic B737 at Osh on Nov 22nd 2015, hard landing collapses all gear

An Aviatraffic Company Kyrgyzstan Boeing 737-300, registration EX-37005 performing flight YK-768 from Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) to Osh (Kyrgyzstan) with 153 passengers and 6 crew, performed an ILS approach to Osh's runway 12 at about 07:56L (01:56Z) but touched down hard causing all gear to collapse and separate, the aircraft went off the runway and ran over rough terrain, the left hand engine (CFM56) separated and the right hand engine received substantial damage before the aircraft came to a stop… (avherald.com) More...

Video: S-400 air defence system deployed in Syria

Russia has operationalised a battery of S-400 Triumph anti-aircraft weapon system in its Syrian airbase in Latakia. (www.aviationanalysis.net) More...

Airbus A320neo Receives Joint EASA and FAA Type Certification Clearing the Way for Delivery

The Airbus A320neo has received today the joint Type Certification from EASA and the FAA, clearing the path for the deliveries to its customers, which will begin later this month to launch customer Qatar Airways. (airwaysnews.com) More...

JetBlue Shakes Up Pilot Hiring by Training Them From Scratch

JetBlue Airways Corp., breaking with historical practices at U.S. airlines, plans to recruit potential pilots with no flight experience and provide its own training under a proposal awaiting approval from federal regulators. The program would be the first of its kind in the U.S. and would be similar to those used by some European and Asian carriers. Candidates still would have to meet U.S. requirements, including 1,500 hours of flight experience, to be certified as commercial airline pilots,… (www.bloomberg.com) More...

Russian Strategic Bombers strike ISIS targets

Russia intensified its air strikes against ISIS following confirmation that an onboard bomb explosion caused the Metrojet flight to crash over Sinai, in Egypt on Oct 31. (www.aviationanalysis.net) More...

Windows 3.1 Is Still Alive, And It Just Killed a French Airport

A computer glitch that brought the Paris airport of Orly to a standstill Saturday. Le Canard Enchaîné said in an article the computer failure had affected a system known as DECOR, which is used by air traffic controllers to communicate weather information to pilots. Pilots rely on the system when weather conditions are poor. DECOR, which is used in takeoff and landings, runs on Windows 3.1, an operating system that came onto the market in 1992. (news.vice.com) More...


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