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NEWS May 21, 2024 VIDEO: Passenger Dies After Severe Turbulence on Singapore Airlines Flight One passenger has died onboard a Singapore Airlines flight after the aircraft hit patches of severe turbulence. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL May 17, 2024 Is Sustainable Aviation Fuel a Viable Option to Replace Jet Fuel? With recent achievements in the airline industry with flights powered by 100% SAF, the question needs to be raised. Are SAF fuels a viable alternative to fossil fuels in the airline industry? Or do we need to keep searching for other alternatives? Read More →
NEWS May 16, 2024 Emirates to Head Back to Nigeria in October. Emirates has announced the resumption of service between Dubai (DXB) and Lagos (LOS) in Nigeria starting on October 1st, 2024. The resumption of service comes after the resolution of a two year quarrel between Emirates and the Nigerian government Read More →
INFORMATIONAL May 15, 2024 Why Most Australian Airlines Fail In the past 100 years, nearly 300 Australian airlines have failed. With the recent collapse of 18-month-old Bonza Airlines, the question has to be asked: Can any new airline can survive Australia's aviation market? Here's a look at five failed airlines and the impacts they left in the land down under. Read More →
STORIES May 15, 2024 The U.S. Daring Mission to Steal a Soviet Made Helicopter Operation Mount Hope III was a daring mission executed by the US military in June 1988. Members of US Army’s 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment were able to pull off a dangerous heist without ever alerting the enemy or suffering any casualties. Read More →
NEWS May 13, 2024 Air Vanuatu: What Happens When An Airline Goes Bankrupt Recently, Air Vanuatu went bankrupt, canceling all international flights and stranding thousands of passengers. This latest airline bankruptcy brings up the question - What happens after an airline goes bust? Read More →
NEWS May 11, 2024 SAF Powered Test Flight Shows Reduction in Carbon Emissions Virgin 100 was the first ever flight to cross the Atlantic Ocean on 100% sustainable aviation fuels. After a year of planning between numerous companies, regulatory approval for the unique blend of SAF used, and six months of data analysis after the flight, Virgin Atlantic has released results showing a major reduction in carbon emissions. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL May 10, 2024 The Secret Language of Air Traffic Control And How To Understand It. A quick look at some of the most common phrases used in air traffic control communications and what they mean. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL May 03, 2024 Extraordinary Courage: The Fight To Save Alaska Air Flight 261 Alaska Air Flight 261 crashed into the ocean off the coast of California on Jan. 31, 2000, when the jackscrew assembly in the tail failed, causing the aircraft to lose vertical control. The pilots fought valiantly to the very last second to save the airplane. But their fate was sealed by circumstances set in place long before they ever boarded the aircraft. This is the first of two parts. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Apr 20, 2024 The Iron Dome: How Israel Was Able to Thwart 99% of Iran's Missile Attacks Thus Far Since 2011, Israel's Iron Dome defense system has intercepted thousands of rockets and protected the country during times of conflict. It consists mainly of a three-part system that intercepts short-range rockets. Read More →