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Airlines are selling thousands of flights on the Boeing 737 Max, even though it's still grounded  Business Insider

Airlines including American Airlines, United, and Air Canada are selling thousands of flights on Boeing 737 Max planes this year, even as the planes remain ...


A Russian 'Spy Plane' Was Spotted Over the Midwest. But It's Totally Normal (Yes, Really)  TIME

A Russian spy plane spotted flying over Chicago was actually part of the Open Skies Treaty.


This company wants to fill the skies with hydrogen-powered planes by 2022  The Verge

A new company that aims to build and sell planes that run on hydrogen-powered electricity emerged from stealth Wednesday. ZeroAvia, based in Hollister, Calif.


Mysterious Israeli businessman behind mega-deal to supply spy planes to UAE  Haaretz

UAE, Iran, Israel, Two business jets, an offshore company, millions in cash, wealthy Gulf royals and one Israeli businessman. Leaked documents reveal the ...


From bin bags to planes: Shell, BA plan EU's first waste-to-jet...  Reuters

Aeroplanes could be powered by jet fuel made from household rubbish from 2024 under plans by Shell , British Airways and Velocys to build Europe's first ...


Airlines already selling seats on Boeing's still-grounded 737 MAX planes  New York Post

Airlines are selling thousands of seats on Boeing's still-grounded 737 MAX aircraft, betting the planes will be cleared to fly by the time they're scheduled to take ...


Electric plane crash-lands into lake in another setback for electric flight  Electrek

An electric plane has crash-landed into a lake in Norway earlier this week in another blow to the current effort to electrify flight. Several companies have been ...


This plane can fly 500 miles, powered entirely by hydrogen  Fast Company

It's the largest zero-emissions plane to ever fly without any fossil fuels.


Zombie planes technology may resurrect old F-16s in future  Federal News Network

The Air Force may be able to take old planes and turn them into drones.


How out-of-practice pilots could be contributing to fatal small plane crashes  CBC News

Forty-five people have died while flying this year, most of whom were on small single-engine aircraft that crashed. A campaign is underway to encourage safety.


Air and Water Show 2019: Planes rehearsing above lakefront Friday ahead of weekend show  WLS-TV

Chicago Air and Water Show 2019: Planes will be soaring along the lakefront Friday to go through practice runs and offering a preview of this weekend's show.


Badass Planes, Ranked  Popular Mechanics

It's an impossible task to rank our favorite planes—but we decided to do it anyways. Listed are all the great aviation titans from commercial aircraft to devastating ...


Battery-powered plane crashes in Norway as country tries to ditch fossil fuel  The Verge

An all-electric battery-powered plane has crashed into a lake in Norway, in what is a setback for the country's attempt to move away from fossil fuel-powered ...


23 injured in Russian plane's emergency landing  ABC News

The captain of a Russian passenger jet was hailed as a hero Thursday for landing his plane in a cornfield after it collided with a flock of gulls seconds after ...


Meet Alice, the battery-powered plane that could herald the age of electric air travel  World Economic Forum

Could this electric plane, unveiled at this year's Paris Air Show, help cut costs and reduce aviation's environmental impact?


Plane in crash that killed TV anchor Nancy Parker 'appeared to have engine problems,' witnesses say  NOLA.com

Franklin Augustus, the veteran stunt pilot who died Friday in a plane crash along with WVUE Fox 8 anchor Nancy Parker, radioed the controller at Lakefront ...


2 Blue Angels planes touch during midair in Florida practice run  WGN TV Chicago

PENSACOLA, Fla. — The U.S. Navy says two Blue Angels jets touched midair during a practice run in the Florida Panhandle. Navy spokeswoman Lt. Michelle ...


Boeing’s Plane Deliveries Tumble as 737 MAX Jet Stays Grounded  The Wall Street Journal

Boeing said it delivered 38% fewer planes in the first seven months of 2019 than a year ago—falling further behind rival Airbus—as the impact of grounding the ...


Turkish planes enter Greek airspace | News  www.ekathimerini.com

Greek defense officials were on standby over the weekend after a series of violations of Greece's national airspace by Turkish aircraft.


Plane sharks? New dive site off Virgin Gorda gets creative  Travel Weekly

To create an artificial coral reef system to create a diverse hub of marine life and a new site for divers, three disused airplanes disguised as sharks were recently ...


Evidence is building that China and Russia's long-haul passenger plane won't arrive on time  CNBC

The two countries want to smash the civil aerospace duopoly enjoyed by Airbus and Boeing.


Russian spy plane spotted flying over Chicago  WGN TV Chicago

CHICAGO — Just as Chicagoans were settling into dinner, and the White Sox were in the middle of a doubleheader on the South Side Tuesday, a Russian Air ...


Comedian shames plane passenger who put bare, 'dirty' feet on in-flight screen  Fox News

If you're going to do something questionable to get comfy on a plane, a famous comedian probably isn't the ideal witness.


The Navy's new supercarrier can now land all of its planes — except the F-35 stealth fighter  Military Times

The USS Gerald R. Ford, the Navy's new supercarrier, can now land all of the *service's* planes, except for its new stealth fighter.


Think Legroom on Planes Is Bad Now? It’s Going to Get Worse  Bloomberg

Air travel is becoming a test of physical endurance. Seats have shrunk, legroom has vanished -- and the airlines aren't done with you yet.


Swedes are switching from planes to trains — here's why  NBC News

A number of factors have coalesced over the past year to create a greater awareness in Sweden about the damaging effects of flying on global climate.


'The Most Amazing Person': Wife Of Pilot Killed In Delaware Small Plane Crash Remembers Husband's Selfless Spirit  CBS Philly

NEW CASTLE COUNTY, Del. (CBS) — The wife of a pilot killed in a small plane crash in New Castle County is speaking out. The plane went down around 9 ...


Dale Earnhardt Jr. gives 1st public statement after family survives Tennessee small plane crash  Fox News

In his first public statement since surviving a plane crash last week, NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. said on Monday that his family is “truly blessed that all on ...


American Airlines reviewing rare mix-up of Charlotte passenger boarding wrong plane  Charlotte Observer

A man accidentally boarded the wrong plane at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport Wednesday, according to American Airlines. The man boarded the ...


2 dead after plane crashes into house in upstate New York, FAA says  CNN

Two people are dead after a small plane carrying three people crashed into a house in upstate New York, according to New York State Police.


‘It was a big deal’: Antique planes fly from Felts in honor of Spokane Sun God’s 90th anniversary  The Spokesman-Review

When Nick Mamer and Art Walker touched down at Felts Field in Spokane Valley on Aug. 20, 1929, they had just set become the first pilots to complete a ...


Russian spy plane flew over parts of Indiana and the Midwest this week, according to flight data  FOX 59 Indianapolis

A Russian plane passed over parts of Indiana and the Midwest during a flight this week. According to FlightRadar24, the Russian Air Force jet passed over parts ...


South Korean Jets Fire Warning Shots Toward Russian Military Plane  The New York Times

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea said its air force jets fired hundreds of warning shots on Tuesday to ward off a Russian military plane that intruded upon ...


Israel businessman behind UAE spy plane deal – Middle East Monitor  Middle East Monitor

An Israeli businessman has spearheaded a multi-million dollar initiative to sell intelligence-gathering aircraft to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), ostensibly to spy ...


Police identify pilot and resident killed in upstate plane crash  New York Post

The pilot of the plane that crashed into a Dutchess County home has been identified as 61-year-old Francisco Knipping-Diaz of Woodmere, Long Island.


Plane crashes into house in upstate New York, FAA says  CNN

A small plane carrying three people crashed into a house in upstate New York, a Federal Aviation Administration spokesperson said.


After Dale Jr.'s plane crash, Brad Keselowski explains why he flies to nearby tracks instead of driving  For The Win

Many NASCAR drivers typically fly to race tracks within driving distance, and Brad Keselowski explained why.


Tests to begin on Ampaire electric hybrid passenger airplane  CNN

Aviation company Ampaire has begun retrofitting Cessna 337 Skymaster aircraft with electric engines to create the Ampaire Electric EEL -- what could be the first ...


Video: Russia Forces NATO Fighter Away from Defense Minister's Plane  Newsweek

Russia claimed to have forced a fighter jet of the NATO Western military alliance away from a plane carrying Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu in an ...


Russia says it 'chased away' NATO fighter jet near defense minister's plane  NBC News

LONDON — A Russian fighter jet escorting the country's defense minister "chased away" a NATO F/A-18 that came close to the government plane, according to ...


Man breaks into Phoenix airport, activates plane's emergency slide  New York Post

Zackaria Mudasir, 39, allegedly walked into the secure area of Terminal 2 at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix at about 2:15 a.m., a local ABC affiliate ...


Pilot airlifted after plane crash in Essex County  WWBT NBC12 News

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Boeing may halt 737 MAX production if planes stay grounded through 2019  ABC News

Aerospace company Boeing has not ruled out further reducing or temporarily shutting down production of the 737 Max aircraft, if the plane does not return to ...


Small plane hacking alert: Department of Homeland Security issues hacking security alert for small planes  CBS News

Washington — The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a rare security alert Tuesday for small planes. The alert warns if a hacker gained physical ...


US issues hacking security alert for small planes  The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Homeland Security issued a security alert Tuesday for small planes, warning that modern flight systems are ...


Meet the F-23: The Plane the Air Force Didn't Want (That Is Now Pure Legend)  The National Interest Online

But if the YF-23 program is any indication, it could take longer than 15 years to invent a new air-superiority system, whatever form it takes. The mystique that ...


Pack these 8 things in your carry-on bag for the best plane sleep  Washington Post

When trying to sleep on a plane, the obstacles are stacked against you. The environment is loud, bright, crowded and uncomfortable. Although it most likely ...


Two Russian spy planes flew just off the Alaskan coast last week  Task & Purpose

Two anti-submarine surveillance aircraft flew by Alaska, though they did not cross into sovereign U.S. airspace.


Baltimore Police Commissioner Has ‘No Plans’ To Bring Back Surveillance Plane  CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore's police commissioner will not support flying a surveillance plane over the city again. After meeting Monday with Ross McNutt, ...


Why the F-117 Nighthawk Is Such a Badass Plane  Popular Mechanics

How the world's first stealth combat aircraft went on to change forever the way the U.S. fought wars.


Pilot in New Orleans Plane Crash That Killed News Anchor Reported 'Problems' with Aircraft  PEOPLE.com

Witnesses said the plane looked like it was experiencing engine problems shortly after take-off, the NTSB said.


CLOSE CALL: Two Blue Angels planes clash during practice demonstration  WEAR

PENSACOLA , Fla. (WEAR) - On Tuesday, there was a close call at the Blue Angels demonstration practice when two planes made contact on Tuesday.


Boeing Reveals Financial Damage From Grounding Of 737 Max Planes  NPR

Officials from Boeing provide new details about its troubled 737 Max planes while disclosing the financial damage that the grounding has caused.


Plane crashes near Sierra Blanca Regional Airport in Ruidoso  Ruidoso News

A plane crash at Ruidoso's Sierra Blanca Regional Airport caused two people to be airlifted to medical facilities Saturday. At 1 p.m., a Bonanza single engine ...


Hero Pilot Lands Plane in Corn Field After Bird Strike, Saving all 226 Passengers on Board  PEOPLE.com

An airline pilot is being touted as a hero this week after making a successful emergency landing in a corn field after a swarm of birds was sucked into the plane's ...


Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Speaks Out for First Time Since Plane Crash  Taste of Country

Dale Earnhardt, Jr., has broken his public silence for the first time since he and his family survived a fiery plane crash.


Pilot crash-lands plane near Cape Hatteras airport  WTKR News 3

The aircraft departed Johnston Regional Airport in Smithfield, NC for Ocracoke Island.


VSP: Pilot fighting for life after Essex County plane crash identified  8News

A pilot suffered serious injuries in an early-morning plane crash in Essex County.


Float plane crashes on W. Bloomfield lake; no serious injuries  The Detroit News

West Bloomfield Township — A float plane crashed into two boats Saturday afternoon at a West Bloomfield Township lake, but no serious injuries were ...


1 dead after small plane crashes into Marysville field  Q13 News Seattle

MARYSVILLE, Wash. -- Authorities say one person died Wednesday after a small plane crashed into a rural Marysville field. Marysville Police say the ...


Jasper County Airport plans plane rental, flight instruction business  Newsbug.info

RENSSELAER — Jasper County Airport Manager Ray Seif says the airport is making plans for a flight instruction and plane rental business.


Plane's emergency landing on busy US highway captured on police camera – video  The Guardian

A small plane's emergency landing on a busy road in Washington state was captured by a patrol officer's dashboard camera on 1 August. The single-prop KR2 ...


Storm damages commercial planes at Billings airport | Local  Billings Gazette

Frontier and Alaska Airlines both had planes damaged by the hailstorm that battered much of the region Sunday evening.


Airbus unveils new 'bird of prey' concept plane  CNN

European manufacturer Airbus has created a concept aircraft inspired by the natural features of eagles, hawks and other aerial predators.


Pilot of plane that crashed near I-95 worked for Pennsylvania Department of Education  The News Journal

The pilot of a plane that crashed near I-95 and Del. 7 on Sunday was a former Army Air Cavalry staff sergeant who worked as an associate for the Pennsylvania ...


Russian Plane With 234 On Board Crash-lands in Cornfield After Bird Strike  Newsweek

Passengers aboard a Russian plane that crash-landed in a cornfield have given an emotional thank you to the airline crew for saving their lives. The Ural ...


Plane Carrying U.S. Military Personnel Catches Fire on Runway Before Take Off  Newsweek

An airport in Ireland had to close on Thursday morning (August 15) after a U.S. military plane caught fire on the runway before take off. Shannon Airport, on the ...


Delta Plane Fills with Thick Mist Before Takeoff, Passengers Say Flight Crew Didn't Explain It at All  PEOPLE.com

It is relatively common for mists like the one in the plane to form when humid and cool temperatures meet.


easyJet passenger shocked when he spots something VERY wrong with plane seat on flight  Express

AN EASYJET passenger was amazed when he spotted a plane seat with no cushion on his flight. The photo, rapidly going viral on Twitter, comes a week after a ...


Delta plane fills with mist before takeoff, confuses passengers  Fox News

Talk about a fright on a flight. Delta Air Lines passengers who traveled from Florida to New York on Sunday night were in for a slight scare when a foglike mist ...


Celebrities are defending Meghan Markle and Prince Harry amid 'out of control' bullying  AOL

Celebrities are speaking out in support of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry amid their latest controversy. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex sparked backlash ...


D.B. Cooper: How a thief jumped out of a plane and vanished into thin air  Yahoo Finance

D.B. Cooper committed one of the most famous heists in American history. This true story is packed full of unanswered questions and strange mysteries.


2 dead, 1 missing after plane crashes into New York home  UPI News

Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Two people died and one remained missing Sunday morning after a small plane crashed into a home in upstate New York on Saturday.


Lufthansa offers customers opportunity to buy climate-friendly plane fuel  USA TODAY

BERLIN (AP) — German airline Lufthansa is launching a website that allows customers to buy climate-friendly plane fuel to compensate for the emissions ...


A Heroic Plane Landing, Instagram's New Fact Checkers, and More News  WIRED

A gull strike forced a Russian airliner to land in a cornfield, Instagram is getting into the fact-checking game, and new technology is catching lightning from afar.


Venezuelan jet 'aggressively shadowed' US military plane: US  Aljazeera.com

Pentagon says its aircraft was in international airspace and the Venezuelan action endangered the safety of the crew.


Plane crashes near Fort Atkinson airport - WISC  Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

A plane crashed near the Fort Atkinson Municipal Airport on Monday morning.


Single engine plane crashes on Ocracoke Island  WITN

OCRACOKE, NC (WITN) - Two people received minor injuries after their plane crashed on Ocracoke Island. The Cape Hatteras National Seashore says it ...


New police planes to patrol skies over North East Lincolnshire  Grimsby Live

Humberside Police will use fixed-wing aircraft in future instead of helicopters as new eyes in the sky take to the air.


Push renewed to bring back use of surveillance plane program in Baltimore  WBAL TV Baltimore

There is a renewed push to bring back surveillance planes to Baltimore. The planes caused controversy in 2016 because the Baltimore Police Department put ...


Boeing's grounded planes could cost GE $1.4B this year  Boston Business Journal

General Electric Co. stands to take an estimated $1.4 billion hit to its cash flow this year if Boeing Co.'s troubled 737 MAX planes, which feature engines made ...


2 dead, 1 unaccounted for after plane crashes into house in New York  USA TODAY

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. – At least two people were killed and another was unaccounted for Saturday after a plane crashed into a house in New York, authorities ...


Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s Plane 'Bounced' Twice on Runway Before Crashing, NTSB Says  PEOPLE.com

Retired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family are “doing well” after surviving a fiery plane crash in Elizabethton, Tennessee, on Thursday, during ...


Fishing guide killed in plane crash could 'read the water,' but Theophile Bourgeois III wore many hats  NOLA.com

Investigators on Monday were just beginning an official probe into the seaplane crash that killed a popular south Louisiana fishing guide Sunday, but this much ...


Norway's first electric plane crash-lands on lake  Reuters

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's first battery-powered aircraft crash-landed on a lake on Wednesday, in a setback for the country's aviation strategy, although police ...


Norway's New Electric Plane Crashes During Demo Flight  Futurism

During its debut flight, Norway's electric plane crash-landed into a lake. The country still hopes to electrify all domestic aircraft by 2040.


Benjamin Netanyahu's Wife Attempted to Enter Plane Cockpit After Pilot Failed to Welcome Her on Board—Report  Newsweek

The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly had to be restrained by security guards from entering the cockpit of an airborne flight after the ...


Airbus is testing a plane with flapping wingtips inspired by the albatross  CNN

Since the dawn of aviation, birds have been an inspiration for visionaries of flight. And now, engineers are once again looking to feathered friends to inspire the ...


UPDATE: Pilot dies in Vernon County plane crash  News8000.com - WKBT

One person is dead following a plane crash Monday night in Vernon County.


US lawmakers mull legal minimum standards for shrinking plane seats  The Telegraph

Tightly-packed plane passengers might have new hope for relief this week after lawmakers in the US have added their voices to the backlash against stingy ...


Officials respond to small plane crash in Livingston County  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

Officials are responding to the scene of a small plane crash in Livingston County.


The Airbus A380 – What Airlines Actually Fly The World’s Largest Passenger Plane?  Simple Flying

Some say the A380 was a massive mistake while others say it was ahead of its time. And then there are those who just love flying on this beast of an airplane.


Regional Somali airport refuses to allow Ethiopian plane to land  Reuters Africa

Kismayo airport in southern Somalia refused to allow an Ethiopian plane to land on Monday, a witness said, amid heightened tensions between the federal ...


Authorities investigating small plane crash near Viroqua airport  News8000.com - WKBT

Authorities confirm to News 8 they are investigating a small plane crash near the Viroqua airport that happened Monday night.


UPDATE: Chesterfield pilot, 25, critically injured in Essex plane crash  Richmond.com

The pilot of an airplane that crashed Monday morning near the Tappahannock-Essex County Airport was flown to VCU Medical Center for treatment of ...


Plans underway to honor Santa Barbara couple killed in Idaho plane crash  KEYT

A memorial celebration is in the works for a Santa Barbara couple killed in an Idaho plane crash earlier this month.


Community remembers fisherman killed in plane crash  WDSU New Orleans

Theophile Bourgeois died Sunday after a seaplane crash. Two passengers on the plane survived the accident.


Olney planes fly in airshow  KAUZ

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (TNN) - Planes from right here in Texoma are being represented in the nation's largest annual gathering of aviation enthusiasts ...


Oklahoma EMT shares story of survival after plane crash  KFOR Oklahoma City

CORDELL, Okla. – An EMT and assistant fire chief is lucky to be alive following a plane crash, and he is now sharing his story. “I've broken this foot, broken this ...


Airbus A350 software bug forces airlines to turn planes off and on every 149 hours  The Register

Some models of Airbus A350 airliners still need to be hard rebooted after exactly 149 hours, despite warnings from the EU Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) first ...


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