Archive for November, 2009


The Logbook: Another Air France A330 Atlantic Emergency

In today's daily digest, an eerie near-repeat of Air France 447 as its replacement flight declares Mayday over the Atlantic! Also, Atlantis comes home with amazing photos and video, a woman calls in a bomb threat for a very san...
by Phil Derner Jr.


Saturday Logbook 11/28: Saudi Arabian 777 Performs Fuel Dump During Emergency Return to JFK and More

A busy couple of days at JFK with emergency landings and AirTrain malfunctions. Plus: 787 wing testing gets underway, and a SATA A310 almost bites it.
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Week In Review

This week, KLM takes biofuel to the sky, a scary AirTran aborted takeoff at LGA, we learn more about Captain Sully than we wanted to know, Gulfstream's G650 takes to the air for the first time, Gulf Air's modified business mode...
by Phil Derner Jr.



The Logbook 11/25: Take the Train to the Plane!

Gulfstream's new ultra-long-range biz jet takes off, Cathay Pacific planes suffer from indigestion, some Air France and TUI fly aircraft get some new paint, Turkish orders some A330Fs, and a flashback to one of the catchiest/an...
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AirTran Flight Aborts Takeoff at LGA

An AirTran flight aborted takeoff at LaGuardia Airport this evening after the crew received an indication of an engine fire.
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