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Pilot narrowly avoids plane crash with some nifty flying skills at air show

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Chris Götke overcomes 'mechanical difficulties' to bring classic jet fighter safely to ground, averting a tragedy with a crash landing. (www.mirror.co.uk) More...

This Amazing Jet Will Transport Ebola Victims From Africa To The U.S.

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How do you pack two patients that are infected with one of the world's deadliest viruses into a pressurized aluminum tube that is filled with healthy care takers and pilots for 12 hours and not get almost everyone infected in the process? You use this old ex-Royal Danish Air Force Gulfstream III that is highly modified to convey very ill people over very long distances. (foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com) More...

Drunk passenger throws prosthetic leg at flight crew

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A drunk passenger began using profanity and demanding cigarettes before she slapped a child, removed her prosthetic leg and began attacking the flight crew with it. The 48-year-old unnamed woman was on a flight from Enfindha, Tunisia bound for Edinburgh, Scotland when fellow passengers noticed her becoming unruly. Soon after, "the woman started shouting, 'I want cigarettes' and demanding a parachute to jump off the plane," passenger John Smith told Edinburgh Evening News. Smith also… (www.click2houston.com) More...

Aviation: The Invisible Highway

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The first trailer of an new aviation documentary debuted on Monday, and it quickly won the hearts of aviation enthusiasts. The documentary will take a look at the first 100 years of commercial aviation, and it is scheduled to debut next year. (vimeo.com) More...

Caribbean Aviation Day 2014 set for September in U.S. Virgin Islands

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The Association of Caribbean States announced on Wednesday, its collaboration with Regional Agencies, the Airports Council International, Latin America and Caribbean Air Transport Association, Caribbean Tourism Organization, and the International Air Transport Association to host the 2nd Caribbean Aviation Day. Caribbean Aviation Day 2014 will be held on September 16th, 2014, in St. Thomas, US Virgin Island, and will gather the regional Tourism and Transport Authorities as well as CEOs and… (guyanaaviation.com) More...

Shock and awe as fighter jet rolls down Sukhumvit Road

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From bookcases on the back of motorbikes to pickups stacked twice their height with aluminum cans, we here in Thailand are used to seeing odd things on the roads, but a AV-8S Harrier jump jet rolling down Sukhumvit Road had everyone talking. (www.pattayamail.com) More...

What is the risk of catching Ebola on a plane?

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Deadly diseases like Ebola are only a plane ride away. In today's interconnected world, linked by transoceanic flights, one infected person can trigger a domino effect that pays no attention to borders. (edition.cnn.com) More...

Bauer Business Focus: Daniel Baker on Aviation and Flight Tracking

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It’s been a busy year for Houston-based FlightAware. The aircraft tracking service reported thousands of flight delays and cancelations during the harsh winter months. More recently, it covered the crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine and the still-unsolved disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370. FlightAware CEO Daniel Baker joins Andrew Schneider on the “Bauer Business Focus.” (www.houstonpublicmedia.org) More...

Pan Am B747 San Francisco Accident 1971

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Pan Am Boeing 747-121 reg. N747PA. Accident at SFO 30th July 1971. The aircraft was badly damaged due to performance miscalculations by the crew. Digitised from old VHS from the 1970s. Watch the landing sequence footage later in the film. (youtu.be) More...

Scoot Moves Singapore - Bangkok Service to Bangkok Don Mueang from Sep 2014

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Scoot from 01SEP14 is Moving Operations at Bangkok, where daily Singapore - Bangkok service Will be Operating at Don Mueang ., instead of Suvarnabhumi (airlineroute.net) More...

First Production PC-24

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A world premiere took place today, on Swiss National Day, when Pilatus Aircraft officially unveiled its first ever PC-24 prototype. (aviationtribune.com) More...

Alaska Air Reports Another Record Quarter

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At Alaska Air Group Inc. records are indeed made to be broken. Leaders of the parent to Alaska Airlines reported a record second quarter net income of $157 million. The results reported July 24 are a 50 percent increase in profits versus the $105 million second quarter of 2013 and mark the company’s eighth record net income in the last nine quarters. It was also Alaska Air Group’s 21st consecutive profitable quarter. (m.juneauempire.com) More...

MH17 recovery of victims on the way

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It has being reported the finally crash investigators are now at the crash site of the wreckage of the 772 MH17 which crash a few weeks ago all of the victims remains have being flown back to the Netherlands. This comes after the UN and world leaders put pressure on Russia to cease fire over the crash site or they will face the full force from all countries over this. Investigators are scouring the wreckage to determine what type of Missile brought down the jet. The aircraft wreckage is spread… (www.thecouriermail.com.au) More...

Congo Crocodile Plane Crash

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A hard look at the oddest accident of the decade: did a crocodile really cause the Filair turboprop to crash? (fearoflanding.com) More...