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Sanghyun Kim Hey! My name is Sanghyun Kim, and I'm an aviation enthusiast based in Seoul, South Korea. I like flying, flying, and flying. Umm, maybe I like cars too, haha. I became a writer for AeroXplorer to spread interesting information like they have wings! I hope they reach every single person that is interested in aviation. Thank you! . SkyTeam Elite (Korean Air Morning Calm Club)
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INFORMATIONAL Jul 19, 2024 The Airplane Hotel in the African Mountains Boeing 737 and a Boeing 727 are turned into a hotel in South Africa. Aerotel is a hotel in Hoedspruit, South Africa, 450km Northeast of Johannesburg. Hoedspruit is known for ecotourism, thanks to its proximity to nearby Kruger National Park. Read More →
NEWS Jul 09, 2024 Man Urinating in Aircraft Aisle Causes American Airlines Emergency Landing On Wednesday, July 3, American Airlines Flight 3921 departed Chicago O-Hare (ORD) for Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (MHT) in New Hampshire. The roughly three-and-a-half-hour flight departed at 08:27 AM local time and was scheduled to arrive at 11:36 AM Eastern Time.  Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Jul 01, 2024 The Swift Express: A Guide to Taylor Swift’s Private Jets A worldwide popstar this famous should also go on world tours, which she has been doing since 2009, starting with the Fearless Tour. Swift has since embarked on five more world tours, with The Eras Tour currently ongoing and ending in December 2024. Read More →
STORIES Apr 10, 2024 The A320's First Passenger Flight Ended Horribly: The Crash of Air France Flight 296Q Air France flight AF296Q was a chartered demonstration flight for the then brand-new Airbus A320. However, things did not go as planned on the day of the flight. The captain's perspective differs from the official report on how the aircraft crashed that day. Read More →
STORIES Mar 21, 2024 North Korean Bomb in Overhead Storage Bin Explodes Mid-Flight: Korean Air Flight 858 On November 29, 1987, Korean Air Flight 858 was on its way from Abu Dhabi to Bangkok when all communications with the flight were suddenly lost. What first seemed like an aircraft malfunction or pilot error soon became known as the worst terrorist act involving both North and South Korea, with a dark purpose to throw off a major international event. Read More →
STORIES Mar 18, 2024 Air France Flight 447 Plane Crash: Why De-Icing is Crucial to Aircraft Safety On June 1, 2009, Air France Flight 447 was cruising from Rio de Janeiro to Paris when suddenly the communications were lost, and debris from the flight was later recovered from the Atlantic Ocean. The investigation revealed several issues that caused the flight to crash, which would later be addressed to improve flight safety. Read More →
STORIES Mar 15, 2024 Catching Fire After Takeoff and No Evacuation: Saudia Flight 163 On August 19, 1980, Saudia Flight 163 took off from Riyadh International Airport in Saudi Arabia. What seemed like a normal flight started taking a turn for the worst when the crew received warnings of smoke from the cargo compartment. The flight crew declared an emergency and returned to Riyadh, landing 28 minutes after takeoff. Read More →
NEWS Mar 11, 2024 Cargo Door Issue Forces American Airlines Flight to Return to Raleigh-Durham Less Than One Hour After Departure An American Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) on March 11. Flight AA 802 departed RDU for Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) at 6:53 a.m. local time. After taking off from RDU, the flight crew became concerned with an issue involving the cargo door and returned to RDU after approximately 15 minutes. Read More →
NEWS Mar 08, 2024 United Airlines Airbus A320 Faces Hydraulic Issue, Makes Emergency Landing in Los Angeles A United Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) after the aircraft experienced a hydraulic system issue. Read More →
NEWS Mar 07, 2024 Bird Strike Damages Saudia Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner at London-Heathrow A Saudia Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner was involved in a bird-strike incident on March 3. There are no reports of injuries other than the bird itself. Read More →