NYCA’s Phil Derner discusses Allegiant 426′s “low fuel” situation while trying to land at Fargo, North Dakota, while the airport was closed.
Fire trucks are cool. Airliners are cool, too. Combine the two, using an aircraft type that we don’t get to see much of these days, and you have the DC-10 Fire Tanker. Three of them are in existence (910, 911 and 912), and they are capable of spreading fire retardant over a mile long, a […]
The air traffic control radio waves can be hectic at times, and New York’s JFK Airport has more than its fair share of interesting ATC recordings. From tower controllers playing comedian, to foreign pilots not quite understanding their directions perfectly, the frequencies at JFK can be quite entertaining and at times, scary. Here is a […]
A good low pass video never gets old, and this one is no exception (see below). This F/A-18 being flown by the Spanish Air Force could have easily given someone a haircut had they been standing in the wrong place. Looks as though the aircraft buzzed the airfield while flying over a taxiway, at one […]
On Monday morning, a National Air Cargo Boeing 747-400 N949CA, operated on behalf of US Mobility Command, has crashed just after takeoff from Bagram Air Base with 7 crew members on board. The following is a dashcam video showing the full crash. You can see the aircraft’s nose pitch up heavily, stall, then fall to […]
Typically, it takes months for Congress to come to any sort of meaningful bipartisan decision. Last week, however, Congress managed to fix the FAA furloughs in a matter of days. Why? ‘The Daily Show’ takes a look. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c Cut Punters www.thedailyshow.com Daily Show Full […]