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 […]
JetBlue has share a video showing the painting of their FDNY “Blue Bravest” Airbus A320.
Aircraft flight data and cockpit voice recorders have advanced dramatically in recent years. They have transitioned from an analog recording of a very small set of flight parameters, to advanced digital solid state recordings of over a hundred critical parameters and data points. Time after time, these “black boxes” help to unlock the mystery of […]
Qatar Airways unveils its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner at the Farnborough Airshow.
US Air Force footage of the secret X-37B space plane landing at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., on June 16, 2012 at 5:48 AM local time. The plane’s mission has not been disclosed.
In this action-packed mystery thriller, Academy Award winner Denzel Washington stars as Whip Whitaker, a seasoned airline pilot who miraculously crash-lands his plane after a mid-air catastrophe, saving nearly every soul on board. After the crash, Whip is hailed as a hero, but as more is learned, more questions than answers arise as to who […]
The US Coast Guard released audio of the mayday call they received on Monday, June 11, 2012, in which someone claiming to be the captain of a large yacht named Blind Date reported that the boat had exploded and several of the 21 people were dead, injured or in the water. Dozens of boats and […]