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Air Travel Then and Now

Things have changed a little since the '70s.

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They Think You may have Hit Somebody

JFK Tower: "Air France, they think you may have hit somebody, so hold there and we'll get back to you. Stand by."You think? Watch this video.The Air France Airbus 380 (Flight AF007) hits the tail of a Comair Bombardier CJR-700 (Flight 6293).Watching the video I thought of two things."Please remain seated with your seat belt [...]

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“They Think You May Have Hit Somebody”

JFK Tower: "Air France, they think you may have hit somebody, so hold there and we'll get back to you. Stand by." You think? Watch this video. The Air France Airbus 380 (Flight AF007) hits the tail of a Comair Bombardier CJR-700 (Flight 6293). Watching the video I thought of two things. "Please remain seated [...]

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A380 Engine Explodes in Flight

Fifteen minutes into a Quantas airline flight Qf34 from Singapore to Sidney, the number two engine exploded.

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What It Takes to be an Airline Pilot

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Air France HOAX!

Emails are circulating with pictures supposedly taken during the crash of Air France flight 447. They are a complete hoax. They are stills from the pilot of the television series "Lost". See the proof here. The investigation of the loss of Flight 447 continues but hopes in finding the cockpit and flight recorders are dwindling. [...]

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Teenager Survives Yemini Crash

Fourteen year old Bahia Bakari was the sole survivor of a Yemini Airbus 310-300 crash which killed 152 passengers and crew. The Airbus was on approach to Moroni when it crashed into the Indian Ocean. The child is a non-swimmer and spent 13 hours clinging to debris. Her injuries consisted of ONLY a mild hypothermia [...]

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Airbus Pilots Having Trouble Falling Asleep

Complaining that the Airbus 380 is too quiet, pilots are not able to sleep during their rest periods. Every flushing toilet, crying baby and ironically every snoring passenger can be heard. Read more about this.

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Lufthansa Airbus Aborts Landing

On Mar 3, 2008 a Lufthansa Airbus narrowly aborts a landing at Hamburg, Germany, while fighting 40 knot crosswinds. Join the discussion about this post.

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Airbus A340 Flies with Broken Wing

November 4, 2007, London- Wow! That was an exciting headline. The trick was that the SriLankan Airlines Airbus took of after it had clipped the wing of a 747 during taxi at Heathrow Airport. No biggie.

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