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Video captured a medical chopper hitting some high voltage power lines while taking off from the scene of a car accident, but landing safely a few seconds later.
Pilot/columnist Justin Schlechter examines what might have happened in the cockpit over the Atlantic on June 1st, 2009.
American Airlines’ youngest 767-300ER has been seriously damaged in a maintenance accident at the carrier’s Fort Worth, Tex. repair facility.
The past decade has been kinder to the TWA Flight Center than one might expect. Join us on a rare photographic tour inside the landmark Eero Saarinen structure at New York’s JFK Airport.
There’s more than a passing resemblance between marketing posters for the new M. Night Shyamalan movie and the Delta Air Lines logo. Coincidence or not? You decide.
Imagine that you’re the captain of an airliner, cruising at 40,000 feet, when you experience an explosive decompression. What do you do next to get back on the ground?
NYCAviation got the world’s first peek inside the new 777-200LR delivered to Ethiopian Airlines last week, the 900th 777 ever built and the first -200LR delivered to an African carrier.
The emergence of regional jets in the 1990s was a major game-changer among the business models of legacy carriers that are still evolving today. Are they saving an otherwise hurting industry, or more of a hindrance?
The massive $376 million project to renovate the longest, busiest runway at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York is nearing completion. Here’s how they’re getting it done right on schedule.
Recently, a passenger’s account of a near collision between his flight and another near Hawaii has received a lot of attention. However, all was not as he made it seem. We separate the facts from the fiction and explain why this is proof that the system works.
31 years ago Delta Flight 191 encountered a microburst on approach to DFW and crashed. Thanks to the lessons learned from that tragedy, windshear warning and avoidance has become an integral part of aviation safety management.
Do you think the pilot is to blame when your flight hits turbulence or is delayed? Think again.
Here’s a neat video from the cockpit of an A330-200 performing a nonprecision VOR approach to JFK’s runway 22L on a windy day.