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A Singapore Airlines Airbus jet lost power on all of its engines mid-flight

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Over the weekend, Singapore Airlines Flight 836, flying from Singapore to Shanghai, lost power mid-flight on both of its Rolls-Royce engines. (www.businessinsider.com) More...

Eastern Air Lines to operate its first revenue flight tomorrow

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After 24 years, 4 months and 7 days, Eastern resumes revenue flight operations tomorrow. MIA-HAV-MIA. Time to re-earn our wings… (worldairlinenews.com) More...

The A350 XWB tours Asia: May 2015

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Airbus' A350 XWB jetliner visited Taipei, Taiwan and Manila, Philippines during May 2015 on an Asian demonstration tour. Experience the sights and sounds from the trip, as Airbus showcased the benefits of this highly-efficient next-generation widebody jetliner in the region. (www.youtube.com) More...

C-17s Infiltrate The Carolinas During Massive Airlift Exercise

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Joint Base Charleston was put under pressure last week conducting an extraordinary exercise to evaluate their ability to deploy a large aircraft formation during a simulated crisis. And by large I mean very big airplanes in a very big formation. (planelopnik.com) More...

14yr old Girl Readies for Air Race Classic

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While most high school freshmen are preparing for their driving tests, 14-year-old Danielle Carastro is busy preparing for a cross-country airplane race. (www.sunherald.com) More...

NZAA to trail new flight path into Auckland

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the Auckland airport Cooperation is trailing a new flight path into NZAA/AKL to reduce the noise levels and save on fuel burn fo big wide bodied aircraft using the approach path into AKL. I can remember back into the 1980"s this looks to be the actual flight path used before with DC10-30 and 747-100/200 series aircraft operated by Air NZ, Qantas, PAN AM, Continental. Strange they want to use the same flight path, also with the new third runway that would cut a fine line for aircraft on… (www.nzherald.co.nz) More...

Delta Pilot Orders Pizza For His Delayed Flight

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What to do with a plane full of angry passengers stuck on a plane with no end in sight? Order them pizza. A 2pm Delta flight Tuesday from Philadelphia to Atlanta ended up sitting on the Knoxville tarmac for several hours after weather in Georgia prevented them landing. Passengers, stuck on the plane for the duration, were pleasantly surprised when a baggage cart laden down with Pizza Hut chugged out from the airport and pulled up to their aircraft. Passenger Khoury Ashooh, flying home with his… (www.dailymail.co.uk) More...

New Zealand man convicted of laser strike, receives no prison time

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An Auckland man who was convicted for firing a laser pointer at an Air New Zealand airliner has been sentenced to 12 months of "supervision" (roughly equivalent to probation in the American judicial system) and 100 hours of community service, according to the New Zealand Herald. The sentence marks a distinct difference between the judicial systems of New Zealand and the United States, where prosecutors have been fairly aggressive in seeking and receiving years of jail time for the same… (arstechnica.com) More...

FAA Proposes Civil Penalties Against Three Companies for Alleged Hazardous Materials Violations

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In each case, the FAA alleges the shipments were not accompanied by shipping papers to indicate the hazardous nature of their contents and were not marked, labeled or packaged in accordance with the Hazardous Materials Regulations. The companies also allegedly failed to provide emergency response information and ensure their employees received required hazardous materials training. (www.faa.gov) More...

O'Hare tarmac photos land flight attendant in stew

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From the article: "Some passengers who had just boarded a Spirit Airline plane at O'Hare looked out the window and saw a flight attendant posing inside the jet engine well. One of the passengers contacted the I-Team in disbelief, asking if it was part of a new pre-flight checklist. When this flight attendant ended up working their flight, they took down her name and later found she had posted the pictures on her Facebook page." (abc7chicago.com) More...

C206 from Japan to KYNG

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A possible glitch with FlightAware brings some puzzling specs to this flight plan data. (flightaware.com) More...

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