A Brazilian court on Tuesday threw out another judge’s acquittal of two American pilots involved in the 2006 Gol Flight 1907 crash, which killed 154 people.
Investigators are continuing their investigation into why the right main landing gear of a United Airlines Airbus A319 collapsed during an emergency landing at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) on Sunday morning.
Two men escaped uninjured after their single-engine plane crashed into the frigid waters of Great South Bay off the coast of Sayville this afternoon.
NAACP slaps US Airways with a discrimination suit, a drunk man gets arrested after F-16s escort his plane to Colorado, two Qantas employees are detained in Vietnam and Canadian authorities tell Air Canada to maintain their nuts. Also, Embraer Lineage 1000′s first flight and the Sukhoi 100′s is coming in March.
A goodbye kiss was learned to be the culprit behind the Newark security scare last week. Also, Ryanair says they won’t look to buy Aer Lingus anymore, Florida airports explore de-icing method and a bank robber wears his ramp uniform!
Charlotte opens up a new runway, and brought in a DC-3 as its first flight! There are also new photos of the American Airlines 737 crash in Jamaica and the Detroit Pistons’ new MD-80. Turkish Airlines buys twenty A320 family planes, and a Hawaiian Airlines flight gets an F-15 escort while diverting back to Maui.
NYCAviation has obtained photos of the American Airlines 737 that crashed at Kingston, Jamaica on Dec. 23rd.
The United Airlines pilot arrested for drinking this past November has pleaded guilty, British say body scanners violate child pornography laws, Mesa Airlines declares bankruptcy, a Lear 35 crashes in Chicago and a 727 crashes on takeoff in Africa.
Flight Global’s Runway Girl reports that a TSA agent that investigated leaked TSA documents has himself lost his note pad! Allegient Air buys 18 MD-80s, an Air Berlin flight goes off the runway in Dortmund, Continental CEO passes on his salary, DCA’s power goes out for a while this afternoon and the FAA puts American Airlines under the magnifying glass.
TSA goes after aviation bloggers for posting “secret” document, an El Al 777 and Air France A318 almost collide over Belgrade, a privately-owned Russian jet buzzes Santa Monica, NTSB report on taxiway landing, Dutch and Nigerian x-rays coming and more.
The 2nd Boeing 787 flies, this time in ANA colors! American Airlines 737 crashes in Kingston, Jamaica, and a Ryanair copycat does the same in Prestwick. The FAA gives St. Nick the thumbs up for Thursday night’s operations and much more!
An IL-78 that diverted to a small airport in Michigan last July has been abandoned and seized by airfield management. The DOT will be issuing a Passenger Bill of Rights, the last original 747 is delivered while Northwest will retire their last 742F on Saturday.
In today’s daily digest, enemy forces in Iraq and Afghanistan have been hacking into Predator drone video feeds, AirTran launches new Orlando Magic scheme, Air Canada announces Heathrow service with an A319, and Sky Harbor volunteers offer free gift wrapping services.
NYCAviation made its network television debut on the Today Show this morning, where we explained the hobby of aviation enthusiasm to the nation and showed Al Roker and Ann Curry a good time at JFK.
AirTran Airways has painted one of their 717-200s in blue and black to celebrate the signing of Orlando Magic player Dwight Howard’s signing to an advertising deal.
Senator Chuck Schumer calls a US Airways flight attendant a not-so-nice word, while an American Airlines F/A flips her lid on a first class passenger who asked for OJ. Panicky passengers “accidentally” evacuate a Batvia aircraft and Flyglobespan ceases operations.