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Hacker on a Plane: FBI Seizes Researcher’s Gear

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The FBI seized equipment from noted security researcher Chris Roberts on Wednesday, alleging that Roberts may have tampered with the systems aboard a United flight to Chicago, based upon a tweet he made about purportedly being able to access the aircraft's EICAS system. Roberts denies the claim. (securityledger.com) More...

United flight skids off runway

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A United flight landing at Houston skidded off the runway. All 167 aboard okay. (abc13.com) More...

Emirates Announces Deal With Rolls Royce for 50 Trent 900 Engines

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Earlier today, Rolls Royce announced its largest engine order ever with Emirates Airline. The order, worth $9.2 Billion will provide Emirates with engines to power 50 A380's, which will begin to enter service in 2016. (www.rolls-royce.com) More...

Airbus A330 reach 1500 order milestone

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Airbus' versatile A330 aircraft family has crossed the 1500 firm order milestone, making it one of successful widebody jetliner. (www.aviationanalysis.net) More...

How Ikea inspired Airbus to create a 'flat pack' A380 flightdeck

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In the early stages of the A380's development, Airbus engineers turned to Ikea for inspiration as it sought ways to quickly test new flightdeck innovations. The result was a 'flat-pack flightdeck'! (www.ausbt.com.au) More...

JAL plane aborts landing after car spotted on runway at Tokushima airport

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Article includes video from airport camera which shows the car on the runway. (www.japantoday.com) More...

Solar-powered plane on round-the-world flight gets stuck in China

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(CNN)The Solar Impulse 2, the experimental plane attempting to fly around the world without using a drop of fuel, has been grounded by the weather in China. What was supposed to be an overnight pit stop in the southwestern city of Chongqing has now stretched into a two-and-a-half week stay. (www.cnn.com) More...

Ivory Coast Gets Approval For Direct US Flights

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Ivory Coast has received approval from the United States to start direct flights between the two countries, boosting the West African nation's hopes of becoming a regional transport hub. A senior official at Ivory Coast's National Civil Aviation Authority said the US Transportation Security Administration had given the green light for direct flights. "That will reinforce our aim of being a hub for the region and help to attract more US investors, who did not want to make long journeys to… (news.airwise.com) More...

UK Competition Authority Stands Firm On Ryanair Ruling

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Britain's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) will not change an order for Ryanair to sell down its 30 percent stake in rival Aer Lingus because of IAG's proposed bid for Aer Lingus. Ryanair had asked the CMA to reconsider its 2013 decision, saying IAG's securing of support from Aer Lingus's board for the EUR€1.36 billion bid disproved the regulator's argument that its shareholding might be an obstacle to Aer Lingus being acquired by another airline. (news.airwise.com) More...

Airbus Sees Vast Market Potential For Defense Cooperation With New Delhi

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New Delhi’s order of 36 Rafale combat jets stole the limelight during a recent Franco-Indian summit in Paris, but a less high-profile event has proved equally noteworthy—Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Airbus facilities in Toulouse, where the aerospace giant said it is ready to develop production and final assembly lines in the South Asian nation as part of New Delhi’s “Make in India” push. (aviationweek.com) More...

Southwest Airlines Is Becoming Disruptive Again

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For much of its 40-plus-year history, Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) has been a disruptive force in the airline industry. While legacy carriers flew hodgepodge fleets, Southwest operated a single fleet type to reduce complexity and cut down on training and maintenance costs. While rivals piled in to crowded hubs, Southwest Airlines mainly operated from cheaper alternate airports. (www.investopedia.com) More...

10 Amazing Pilots You've Probably Never Heard Of

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There have been millions of pilots and a few hundred really great ones, those whose achievements pushed the boundaries of flight. Names like Neil Armstrong, Charles Lindbergh, Chuck Yeager, Orville and Wilbur Wright, Manfred von Richtofen, and Amelia Earhart are familiar to aviators and non-fliers alike. Others, like those featured here, are known to aviation history buffs and to almost no one else. Here are some remarkable ones. (www.flyingmag.com) More...

Plane crashes in US 59 median south of Diboll, TX

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ANGELINA COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - Three people have been taken to a Lufkin hospital for what appears to be cautionary reasons following a twin-engine plane crash on US 59 south of Diboll Friday morning. The crash occurred at 7:47 a.m. and the plane landed in the median of US 59, a half-mile south of Diboll. Officials from FAA are on the way to investigate the crash. DPS is having to shut down part of the northbound lane, as part of a wing is on the highway. According to DPS, the Cessna 421B… (www.ktre.com) More...

B-47 Pilot Familiarization Video -- 1952

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A 1952 dramatized orientation film about the B-47 Stratojet starring Reed Hadley. U.S. Air Force training film #TF 1-4727, "The B-47: Pilot's Familiarization." (youtu.be) More...

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