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Video: Cessna Loses its Propeller Over Mexico

None too often does a propeller just up and leave the plane it's attached to while in the air, but the one on this Cessna 172 decided to bounce somewhere over Mexico.
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Runway 10 at Pompano Beach, Fla. (Photo by John Spade via Flickr)

Top 10 Posts of the Week: Shuttle Enterprise Pics, Inside Lufthansa’s New 747-8 and More

Photos of Space Shuttle Enterprise landing in New York plus pics of the first Lufthansa Boeing 747-8I beat out the TSA finding landmines in a woman's luggage.
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Closeup of the Space Shuttle Challenger STS-6 patch.

April 4th in Aviation History: Space Shuttle Challenger’s Maiden Spaceflight

Space Shuttle Challenger makes her maiden spaceflight, a US Air Force C-5 crashes in Vietnam, the USS Akron airship crashes near New Jersey, and more...
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StarFlyer's first directly purchased Airbus A320 (JA08MC). (Photo by Airbus)

StarFlyer’s First Factory Fresh Airbus A320 Is Black And Beautiful

In late December, Japan's StarFlyer took delivery of its first directly purchased Airbus.
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Virgin America President & CEO David Cush, center, is greeted by Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson, left, in Philadelphia. (Photo by Manny Gonzalez/NYCAviation)

Virgin America CEO David Cush Chats Candidly About Airline’s Website Meltdown, Future of In-Flight WiFi

We sat down with Virgin America President and CEO David Cush to chat about the airline's recent IT meltdown, their reputation for raucous route launches and how many people really use in-flight WiFi.
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