18 hours ago
Coins thrown into plane engine by elderly passenger for 'luck' - BBC News


A superstitious elderly woman delayed a flight in Shanghai for hours after "praying for safety".

19 hours ago
Consultation of flight crews on their preferences and abilities to use the French or the English languages

The French Directorate General for Civil Aviation (DGAC) published an online survey asking licensed pilots their preference to communicate in English or French with air traffic control services at ... See more

1 day ago
APG 278 Recording Live Thursday in Charlotte

APG 278 Live! Tomorrow (June 29) at 1600ish (20Z). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cF-ifuucbCU If you're in the CLT area, join us in the studio! DoubleTree SP

1 day ago

APG 278 Thursday, 1600 ish. DoubleTree Suites South Park. If you're in the CLT area, come on by... you can be our live audience!

1 day ago
John Cleese on How To Irritate People - If you are a pilot

Tip! Things to do when bored on those long legs...

John Cleese on How To Irritate People - If you are a pilot...

2 days ago
Thomas Cook plane forced to land at Manchester Airport with a broken wing after oil alert just moments after take off


A THOMAS Cook plane flying to Cuba with part of its wing missing was forced to turn back to Manchester after a low oil alert in mid-air. The plane flew to Manchester Airport just after 3pm, having …

3 days ago
The Story Behind an Unbelievable Photograph

The Story Behind an Unbelievable Photograph https://fearoflanding.com/photography/the-story-behind-an-unbelievable-photograph/

A reader mailed me this amazing aviation photograph and I knew I wanted to know more. I was surprised at how much I discovered about the photo,...

3 days ago
He’s a Terror in a Twin

Wow. Just wow. Stephen Ivy sent me this link to a blog post about this pilot, who killed himself and two passengers. https://fearoflanding.com/accidents/accident-reports/hes-a-terror-in-a-twin/

Sometimes it’s obvious how an accident report is going to end from the very first sentence. NTSB Identification: CEN15FA400 “The airplane owner,...

4 days ago

In all my years of flying (as a passenger since I am a private pilot) I have never seen another plane pass this close in a crossing although it probably has 2000 feet of separation. We were probably ... See more

4 days ago
Timeline Photos

APG 277 - A Load of Hot Air is released. http://airlinepilotguy.com/apg-277-load-hot-air/

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