Not like the good old days!

A pilot has been fired for letting a 15-year-old passenger take the controls of his aircraft at 30,000ft. The Anadolujet Boeing 737 was recently flying from the Turkish capital Ankara to Erzurum. The youth is believed to have asked cabin crew to pass questions to the...

BA clarification

***British Airways Flight Operations Department Notice*** “There appears to be some confusion over the new pilot role titles. This notice will hopefully clear up any misunderstandings. The titles P1, P2 and Co-Pilot will now cease to have any meaning within the...

Towing instead of Taxying

An airliner gulps gallons of jet fuel each minute as it taxis thousands of miles around airports every year, burning through money at warp speed.In a bid to help airlines at O’Hare International Airport conserve fuel and cut expenses, a company based in Des...

Air Force One

AF1.bmp The U.S. Air Force is considering options for replacing Air Force One, the company said. Crain’s Chicago Business reported Tuesday that Boeing Co. Boeing which made the two 747-200B airplanes used as Air Force One, is likely to encounter competition from...

One plane – two crashes?

One Aircraft, One Accident… Times Two? Bent Cessna Draws Attention In New Zealand  New Zealand’s Civil Aviation Authority has figured out the cause of a major episode of deja vu. Rescuers responded this week after a helicopter pilot looked down and...
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