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Flight Diverted After Man Tries To Open Door

Flight Diverted After Man Tries To Open Door

By Lindsay McCane April 15, 2014

On Monday, authorities revealed that a flight, headed from Chicago to Sacramento, was diverted to Eppley Airfield in Omaha Nebraska after a man tried to open a cabin door mid-flight. The Southwest Airlines flight had been in the air for …

Last DC-9 Retired by Delta Airlines Last DC-9 Retired by Delta Airlines
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Following a flight from Minneapolis to Atlanta on Monday, Delta retired the last of its DC-9 aircrafts after nearly 50 years of use. The DC-9 was the oldest passenger plane left in service in the United States. It was originally …

Air France Bomb Threat May Be False Air France Bomb Threat May Be False
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Air France flight 385 to SEBIN was delayed on Saturday due to the possibility of an explosive device being on board. “The information we have is that a terrorist group intended to place an explosive on a flight between France …

Boeing 777X Aircraft to be Built in Multiple Locales Boeing 777X Aircraft to be Built in Multiple Locales

Since its inception in the 1910′s, Boeing airplanes have been designed, engineered, and constructed in the Puget Sound area of Washington. Over the years, Boeing has established factories in several other locations in order to produce more parts, but the …

Poisoned N.J. Flight: Pilots Continue To Destination Poisoned N.J. Flight: Pilots Continue To Destination

A man reportedly stood up on his flight today and announced that everyone had been poisoned, and instead of diverting to a nearby airport, the New Jersey-bound plane continued on to Newark. Details about an investigation haven’t come in yet, …

Flight Diverted After Hitting Birds Flight Diverted After Hitting Birds

A plane flight that took off from White Plains, New York on Thursday morning was diverted after being struck by birds. Airline Jet Blue today announced that flight 1205 from White Plains to Fort Myers, Florida experienced a “bird strike” …

Planes Collide Over Arizona, Killing Four Planes Collide Over Arizona, Killing Four

Two small planes collided in midair just north of Phoenix, Arizona on Friday, killing four people. According to a KSAZ report, the planes were both single-engine, with two people aboard each. The collision occurred on Friday morning, about 15 miles …

US F-15 Fighter Plane Crashes in Japan US F-15 Fighter Plane Crashes in Japan

According to multiple publications, a United States Air Force F-15 operating out of Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan has crashed. The report, generated by the Associated Press, also indicates the pilot ejected and survived the incident: A U.S. Air …

‘I Will Always Love You’ Singer Escorted Off Plane ‘I Will Always Love You’ Singer Escorted Off Plane
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Plane flights can be hard. Given how crowded flights are, and how there is no way to escape from them after takeoff, passengers generally have to rely on each other to act civil and be polite. Though the worst most …

Rolls-Royce Builds The Ultimate LEGO Model Rolls-Royce Builds The Ultimate LEGO Model
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Think about all the different components that goes into making an aircraft engine. The complexity and costs of each engine must be the reason why more people don’t build aircraft in their spare time. Rolls-Royce, maker of fine aircraft engines, …

Boeing's SUGAR Volt Concept Pushes Green Envelope Boeing's SUGAR Volt Concept Pushes Green Envelope

5 years ago at a conference on advanced aircraft technologies someone brought up the question of electric airplanes. All the engineers there laughed at the idea but Boeing took it as a challenge. They started to think about ways they …

Earhart: Titanic Discoverer On Board For Search Earhart: Titanic Discoverer On Board For Search
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After she disappeared without a trace with her navigator, Fred Noonan on July 2, 1937, Amelia Earhart has captured the fascination of millions as the mystery of what happened to her–and her plane–remain shrouded in shadows. Several extensive searches on …

Google Guys Get NASA Airstrip Deal

The massive 767-200 Google jet will be able to land at Mountain View’s highly coveted Moffett Field, thanks to a deal with NASA.

EU And US Go to WTO Over Airplane Subsidies

The European Union is going to the World Trade Organization with its dispute with the United States over subsidies to Airbus and Boeing, said EU Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson.

Oracle lines up airplane inventory tool

Oracle said it plans to release a new software program in May designed to reduce the aviation industry’s spare-parts inventory costs by billions of dollars.