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(Video) Boeing 717 Stall during test flight

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Amazing video of a recovery after an unusual attitude during a stall test. (vimeo.com) More...

4th A320 Neo faces engine trouble in less than a month

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New Delhi: The Pratt & Whitney (P&W) engine trouble on the Airbus A320 Neo (new engine option) shows no sign of ending. On Saturday , an IndiGo A320 Neo, powered by P&W engine, developed a snag in one of its engines. “The aircraft (VT-ITC) got a `oil chip detected' warning for one engine at Vadodara. It had to be flown back to Delhi as a ferry (without passengers) on Sunday for engine change,“ said a source. Saturday's trouble is the fourth in less than a month with both IndiGo and… (epaperbeta.timesofindia.com) More...

The FAA gave the first ever go-ahead for a drone to fly at a major airport

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It’s not legal to fly your drone anywhere near an airport — at least not without a special waiver from the Federal Aviation Administration. For the first time under the FAA’s commercial drone rules, the agency granted permission to operate a drone at a major airport where the airspace falls under a special classification called “class B." Seven flights were conducted by Berkeley, Calif.-based 3D Robotics on Jan. 10 at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International, the busiest airport in the… (www.recode.net) More...

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