Posts Tagged ‘Airbus A300’


Flying in Cargo Class: The Anatomy of an Air Freighter

As an airliner flies by, cargo and passenger jets look virtually the same.. Inside a freighter, though, it's an entirely different experience.
by Ken Hoke


Today in Aviation History: October 28th

The Cuban Missile Crisis comes to an end, the Airbus A300 flies for the first time, an Air China pilot hijacks his own plane, a Continental 757 lands on a taxiway, and more...
by admin

The NTSB on scene at the site of the UPS A300 crash

UPS Airbus A300 Crashes On Approach To Birmingham-Shuttlesworth Int’l

UPDATE- 8/16/13 5:45pm The NTSB on Friday afternoon held their third press conference into the crash of UPS 1354, starting with a bit of good news. Despite considerable cosmetic damage, the flight data and cockpit voice recorde...
by Jason Rabinowitz


The MIT Daedalus makes a test flight at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center. (Photo by NASA)

US Bans Smoking on Short Flights, First Launch of Soyuz: April 23rd in Aviation History

Flight of Daedalus recreated with a pedal-powered aircraft, US bans smoking on flights under 2 hours, Soyuz 1 launches from Kazakhstan, North Sea Aerial Navigation Company launches service, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff

Two Midwest Airlines Boeing 717s, N902ME and sister ship N904ME, taxiing to their gates at LaGuardia Airport. (Photo by Ron Peel)

Pan Am Orders 25 Boeing 747s, Apollo 13 Suffers ‘A Problem’: April 13th in Aviation History

"Houston, we have a problem." Also, Republic Airways says it will dump the Midwest brand in favor of Frontier, Apollo an AeroUnion Airbus A300 crashes in Mexico, the Bremen makes the first westbound transatlantic crossing, and ...
by NYCAviation Staff