Honda Aircraft receives type certification for HondaJet
Honda Aircraft receives type certification for HondaJet. Honda Aircraft has been awarded final type certification for the HondaJet, allowing deliveries of the light business jet to begin. The certification also means that the full effect of Honda Aircraft’s first aircraft offering will begin to be felt in the business jet market and by competing […]Read More
ATSB Report – Qantas Tail Strike
ATSB Report – Qantas Tail Strike. On 1 August 2014 a Qantas Airways Ltd. (Qantas) Boeing 737-838 aircraft (registered VH-VZR and operated as QF842) commenced take-off from Sydney Airport, New South Wales. The flight was a scheduled passenger service from Sydney to Darwin, Northern Territory. While the aircraft was climbing to cruise level, a cabin […]Read More
Strasbourg Rail Crash
Strasbourg Rail Crash. Locomotive on new Paris-Strasbourg high-speed line left partly submerged in canal near German border after derailment At least ten people have been killed and several more injured after a train derailed and caught fire near Strasbourg, according to reports. Another 32 people were injured, 12 of them seriously. French environment minister Ségolène Royal […]Read More
Pakistani jet comes off runway after hard landing.
Pakistani jet comes off runway after hard landing. 112 passengers on board were reported to be safe, ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (CNN) – Passengers on board a Pakistani commercial jet were evacuated after the plane made a hard landing and came off the runway in the city of Lahore. Shaheen Air Flight 142 was arriving from the […]Read More
Russian passenger plane has crashed in Sinai
Russian passenger plane has crashed in Sinai. Cairo: A Russian passenger plane carrying up to 224 passengers and crew has crashed in in Egypt, Prime Minister Sherif Ismail has confirmed. A statement from the Prime Minister’s office said Mr Ismail had formed a cabinet-level crisis committee to deal with the crash in central Sinai. […]Read More
Comair Jet’s Landing Gear Collapses at Johannesburg Airport.
Comair Jet’s Landing Gear Collapses at Johannesburg Airport. The landing gear of a British Airways flight operated by Comair Ltd. collapsed shortly after touching down at Johannesburg’s O.R. Tambo International Airport on Monday, the airline said. No one was injured. “The flight landed normally and after about four seconds of braking the […]Read More
Singapore Airlines Gear Collapses at Changi Airport
Singapore Airlines plane COLLAPSES at Changi Airport A Singapore Airlines plane scheduled to depart for Hong Kong has collapsed at Singapore’s Changi Airport. There were no crew or passengers in the Airbus A330-300 when it collapsed on Sunday morning, broadcaster Channel NewsAsia reported. An engineer had been in the aircraft, but Singapore […]Read More
FAA Proposes Record $1.9m Fine Against Drone Operator For ‘Unauthorized’ Flights
Drones. FAA Proposes Record $1.9m Fine Against Drone Operator For ‘Unauthorized’ Flights So this is what happens if you push the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) too far on the issue of commercial drone flights. The agency on Tuesday proposed a colossal $1.9 million fine for Chicago-based drone operator SkyPan for allegedly “endangering the safety of […]Read More
Dash 8 Aborted Takeoff/Gear Up Accident.
Dash 8 Aborted Takeoff/Gear Up Accident. A DHC-8-402Q operated by Luxair was involved in an aborted takeoff accident at Saarbrücken-Ensheim Airport (SCN), Germany. Luxair LG9562 was a scheduled passenger service from Hamburg Airport, Germany to Saarbrücken and Luxembourg. Following an intermediate stop at Saarbrücken the aircraft was cleared for takeoff on runway 09. Immediately after […]Read More
Pilot Disagreement – A weekend flight on United Express was delayed for five hours in Lubbock, Texas, after the pilots got into a “disagreement” and were unavailable to fly the plane, according to the airline. A spokesman for ExpressJet, the regional carrier that operated the plane, said Monday reports indicated that police were called. Airport […]Read More