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Grounded Planes Expected To Interfere With Summer Travel  NPR

The grounding of one of Boeing's most popular planes has Southwest, American and United canceling some summer flights — fares may go up for travelers ...


BlackBird on-demand aviation sees electric planes almost ready for takeoff  San Francisco Chronicle

For more stories like this, check out The Chronicle's weekly Travel newsletter! Sign up here. Open the app for BlackBird, an on-demand aviation marketplace ...


Alaska air carrier involved in 2 fatal crashes suspends operations  NBC News

Taquan Air, an Alaska float plane operation whose planes were involved in two fatal crashes this month, says it is voluntarily suspending operations for the time ...


75 Years After D-Day, Planes Fly Off for ‘Never Seen Before’ World War II Commemoration  The New York Times

The historic aircraft are part of the “D-Day Squadron” that left Sunday for a weeklong, trans-Atlantic flight in preparation for the commemoration of the 75th ...


D-Day anniversary ceremonies will include plane rescued from boneyard  NBC News

The restored C-47 troop carrier that served as a lead aircraft of the main invasion force will join other vintage planes at 75th anniversary ceremonies in June.


Two Small Planes Crashed in Alaska. Here's Why Few Experts Were Surprised.  The New York Times

When two propeller planes crashed in southeast Alaska on Monday, killing six people, aviation experts said they were saddened, but not surprised. The accident ...


2 More Bodies Found After Alaska Plane Collision, Bringing Death Toll to 6  The New York Times

The United States Coast Guard said Tuesday that the bodies of two people missing after the midair collision of two small planes on Monday in a remote part of ...


Alaska pilot saw 'flash' before impact in deadly mid-air plane crash, officials say  KTUU.com

Federal flight investigators have released a preliminary report, stating the surviving pilot saw a flash just before the deadly midair crash between two Alaska float ...


6 Russian planes intercepted by US off Alaska coast  KTVA

U.S. military officials say four Russian bombers and two fighter jets were intercepted off Alaska's western coast by U.S. aircraft but had not entered U.S. or ...


Europe has outlined its own demands for letting Boeing's 737 Max return to the skies, instead of relying on the US  Business Insider

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency outlined three "pre-requisite conditions" that Boeing must meet before the plane can fly again.


Auckland Airport Expanding To Deal With Large Planes Such As The 777X  Simple Flying

Auckland Airport has revealed plans to massively increase the size of their facilities up to 250,000 square meters. These new infrastructure improvements ...


Wreckage in deadly Alaska float plane crash recovered, as good Samaritan recounts rescues  NBC News

Crews had recovered a large part of one of two planes that crashed in mid-air in Alaska on Wednesday, as a man who said he helped save survivors recounted ...


From Connecticut to Normandy, vintage planes help mark 75th anniversary of D-Day  Hartford Courant

Vintage warplanes bearing the black and white stripes of Operation Overlord are set to take off from Connecticut on Sunday for a return trip to Europe, 75 years ...


Tinker Air Force Base planes moved ahead of Oklahoma storms  AirForceTimes.com

A U.S. Air Force base in Oklahoma has moved aircraft to other military installations and is recommending staff don't come to work in anticipation of storms ...


These 5 Planes Turned the Aircraft Carrier Into the Ultimate Weapon  The National Interest Online

Argentina flung scores of strike jets at the British fleet, which lay at the extreme of their operational range. Though they might have been equally matched versus ...


This Plane Is No F-35 But It Could Terrorize America's Enemies  The National Interest Online

Despite the Air Force's stated intention and the widespread assumption that a low-cost off-the-shelf Light Attack airplane would primarily perform ...


The radio navigation planes use to land safely is insecure and can be hacked  Ars Technica

Just about every aircraft that has flown over the past 50 years—whether a single-engine Cessna or a 600-seat jumbo jet—is aided by radios to safely land at ...


Man Arrested In East County For Pointing Laser at Planes, Police  Patch.com

E County Man Arrested For Pointing Laser at Planes - Lemon Grove, CA - A man has been arrested in East County on suspicion of pointing a laser at multiple ...


Michigan State Police: Small missing plane found, no sign of passengers  WXYZ Detroit

The Benzie County Sheriff's Office and Michigan State Police have located the small missing plane about five miles off the coast of Frankfort in about 515 feet of ...


Why Is It Cold on Planes?  Fodor's Travel

When's the last time you actually felt comfortable while flying? If you've ever been too hot or too cold on a plane, this is why.


Ketchikan planes in mid-air crash both had equipment designed to help avert collisions. What went wrong?  Alaska Public Media News

During cruise ship season, the skies over Ketchikan buzz with float planes taking cruise ship passengers on flightseeing tours.  . It's a busy area with fickle ...


Small-plane pilots try to protect their place at John Wayne Airport  Los Angeles Times

The SoCal Pilots Assn. suggests leaving space allocations the same for light and heavy general aviation but trading “tie-downs" for hangars for smaller planes.


Boeing Wins Air New Zealand Contract for Wide-Body Planes  TheStreet.com

Boeing (BA - Get Report) has bested European rival Airbus SE (EADSY) in a bid to supply Air New Zealand with wide-body planes in a deal that could be worth ...


In the Game of Planes, You Lose or You Become Less Low-Cost  The Wall Street Journal

Those mourning the end of “Game of Thrones” can always watch the cutthroat world of European airlines. Despite a decline in net profit for the fiscal year, ...


Pancakes and planes make for high-flying fundraiser fun at Wadsworth Airport  cleveland.com

Wadsworth Chapter 846 of the Experimental Aircraft Association held a pancake breakfast fundraiser and fly-in Saturday at the Wadsworth Airport.


Plane crashes after taking off from Indianapolis airport, killing two, police say  CNN

A twin-engine plane crashed into a farm field Wednesday near Indianapolis Regional Airport, killing both people on board, officials said.


Boeing completes software update on 737 Max planes  The Guardian

Boeing has completed a software update for its 737 Max jets, which have been grounded worldwide since March after they were involved in two fatal crashes.


UK negotiates loophole in Saudi export ban to sell planes to Yemen  The Guardian

Government will continue to supply aircraft to be used in war, says Jeremy Hunt.


NTSB: Plane veered back and forth before stopping in river  Fox News

A chartered jet that ran off a runway and into a river at a Florida military base earlier this month touched down to the right of the runway's centerline, returned to ...


Pilots die after crop duster planes collide in midair in Sutter County  KCRA Sacramento

Two pilots were killed Wednesday after a pair of crop duster planes collided in midair over a rice field in Sutter County, authorities said. The collision between ...


Aussie Man Wins Gold At International Paper Plane Competition  LADbible

His paper plane glided through the air for 13.3 seconds, nabbing him the top spot.


The plane that led D-Day is flying back to Normandy  MPR News

With the 75th anniversary of D-Day coming, dozens of C-47s -- the military version of the DC-3 -- are on their way to the coast of France. And this derelict is ...


Boeing Discovered Problem With Warning Light But Didn't Notify For A Year  NPR

Boeing knew that there was a problem with one of the safety features on its 737 Max planes back in 2017 – well before the Lion Air crash in October 2018 and ...


Supersonic jets must be no noisier than existing planes: airports group  Reuters

MONTREAL (Reuters) - A new generation of U.S.-produced commercial supersonic jets must be no louder than existing planes or risk exacerbating existing ...


The Noisiest Parts of the Plane  The Wall Street Journal

Besides skinny seats, slim lavatories and overstuffed overhead bins, here's another reason to loathe the back of the airplane: It's noisier than the front. The noise ...


“Airplane boneyards” are more than places where planes go to die  Marketplace APM

There are 72 Boeing 737 Max aircraft sitting on the ground in the United States while the company waits on regulators to approve software fixes. But they're not ...


Vintage WWII Planes Flew Over East Hartford, Middletown  NBC Connecticut

Vintage World War II aircraft flew over East Hartford and Middletown Wednesday as they rehearse for an upcoming D-Day commemoration in Europe.


Ask the Captain: Is there a speed limit for planes taxiing on the ground?  USA TODAY

Some airports have speed limits but more often airplanes will have a limitation in the flight manual for maximum taxi speeds.


Florida plane accident: Landing feature failed on aircraft  BBC News

A landing feature was "inoperative" on a passenger plane that slid off a runway in the US state of Florida on Friday, investigators have said. The Boeing 737 ...


Moscow airport plane fire: At least 41 people killed in Aeroflot crash landing  CNN

Forty-one people on board a Russian passenger jet were killed, including at least two children, after the aircraft crash-landed at a Moscow airport on Sunday, ...


NASA Is Working on Electric Planes Powered by Cryogenic Hydrogen  Futurism

New NASA-funded research could lead to a fully-electric jet plane powered by cyrogenically-cooled hydrogen instead of fossil fuels.


World War II planes coming to DC area for flyover and visit  WTOP

There's going to be a flyover of World War II vintage aircraft in the D.C. area Friday, May 10 as part of a commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the D-Day ...


Planes, buses moving migrants from crowded border shelters in Texas and New Mexico  Las Cruces Sun-News

Several dozen migrants arrived by bus early Monday in Denver as part of the effort to help crowded shelters in El Paso and neighboring Las Cruces.


Two planes down in George Inlet  KRBD

Posted by Leila Kheiry | May 13, 2019. At least four people are dead after two floatplanes with a total of 16 people on board crashed Monday afternoon in the ...


Retired St. Louis cop in Alaska plane crash rescues victims while injured  STLtoday.com

Now, retired as a cop and living in Florida, Castro is being lauded for more heroism. She swam into frigid waters and pulled family members to safety after two ...


Wheels up? Why did amphibious plane crash land in water?  Must Read Alaska

The crash of an amphibious plane in Prince William Sound left one passenger dead, and pilots around Alaska scratching their heads: Why were the wheels ...


What Happens When A Plane Is Struck By Lightning?  Simple Flying

One of the most terrifying scenarios imaginable is being in an aircraft as its struck by lighting. But are you actually in any danger? Shouldn't an aircraft that is ...


A robot dog pulled a 3-ton plane, and we're not scared at all  CNET

The latest robot dog is bizarrely strong. Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia. Feats of strength never get old -- and they are always freaky. Just over a month after a pack ...


How to Fly a Plane in an Emergency Situation  WIRED

Print this out and bring it with you on your next flight. Just in case.


'Mayday! Going down!' pilot says before landing plane on I-4 ramp near Maitland  WFTV Orlando

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - A pilot made an emergency landing Thursday afternoon on an Interstate 4 entry ramp in Maitland, damaging one car in the process, ...


Affton woman among dead in Alaska mid-air plane collision  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

ST. LOUIS - Family, and friends are grieving after authorities confirm that an Affton woman was among six people killed following a mid-air collision between two ...


DJI drones to come with plane detection  BBC News

Drone-maker DJI has pledged to add plane and helicopter "detection" features to its consumer drones, to reduce the risk of collisions. Some of DJI's ...


After nearly a decade, United is giving its planes a makeover. Here's the new look.  Chicago Tribune

United Airlines will be giving its aircraft a makeover for the first time in nearly a decade. Early reactions to the new livery were mixed online.


Planes thrill ‘airshow junkies’  Albuquerque Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Tens of thousands flock to Kirtland Air and Space Fiesta.


Planes full of immigrants could deliver political trouble for Donald Trump’s re-election campaign in Florida  Sun Sentinel

If President Donald Trump's administration follows through with the idea of sending planeloads of immigrants from the southern U.S. border to South Florida, ...


Boeing CEO Faces Tough Questions On 737 Max Plane's Design  NPR

Six months to the day after the first of two deadly crashes of its 737 Max jets, Boeing's chief executive faced hard questions from both shareholders and reporters ...


Air Force moves planes ahead of Oklahoma storms  KFOR Oklahoma City

MIDWEST CITY, Okla. - A U.S. Air Force base in Oklahoma has moved aircraft to other military installations and is recommending staff don't come to work in ...


FAA whistleblowers: Inspectors say FAA pressures them to ignore critical plane problems: "The flying public needs to wake up"  CBS News

One longtime FAA inspector tells CBS News that they have been "repeatedly" punished for finding a problem and reporting it.


Detroit Salt Co. president among 2 aboard missing plane  Detroit Free Press

The president of Detroit Salt Co. has been identified as one of two people aboard a small airplane that remains missing a week after it disappeared over Lake ...


WATCH: Valdez Fly-In brings in planes, pilots and crowds for the 16th year  KTUU.com

VALDEZ, Alaska (KTUU) - The Valdez Fly-In was originally started as a way to jump start the city's tourist season and over the past 16 years, it's grown into a ...


Air Force bringing back two prop planes for low-intensity conflicts  War Is Boring

Two propeller-driven aircraft have been selected by the United States Air Force to fill a wide variety of combat roles. The Light Attack Aircraft Program has ...


Blue Angels retires popular 'Fat Albert' plane  FOX10 News

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WALA) -- The Blue Angels -- the U.S. Navy's Pensacola-based precision demonstration squadron -- has retired the popular "Fat Albert" ...


Why the F-14 Tomcat Is Such a Badass Plane  Popular Mechanics

August 1981 opened with a massive show of American force in the Mediterranean Sea, just north of Libya. Two of America's super-carriers, the USS Forrestal ...


Pilot survives crash after small plane hits power lines  Hastings Tribune

TERRY, Miss. (AP) — A central Mississippi pilot has survived the fiery crash of his experimental aircraft. Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Kathleen ...


Plans to build 3,000mph plane that will fly passengers from New York to London in 90 minutes  The Sun

Hermeus has won funding for its efforts to develop supersonic commercial planes that will fly more than five times the speed of sound within 10 years.


Clinton National Airport to break ground on expansion project for added plane parking  KATV

Planes are plentiful at Clinton National Airport these days. In the morning, every gate contains an aircraft waiting for passengers, which is why the airport is ...


Before Ethiopian Crash, Boeing Resisted Pilots’ Calls for Aggressive Steps on 737 Max  The New York Times

In a tense meeting with American Airlines pilots shortly after the first deadly crash of Boeing's new jet, executives insisted that the plane was safe to fly.


Dubai plane crash: Manx pilot was 'beautiful soul'  BBC News

An Isle of Man pilot who was among four people to die in a plane crash in Dubai was "a beautiful soul who touched many hearts," his family have said. William ...


Australian man confirmed as one of six killed in Alaska plane crash  9news.com.au

Alaska plane crash: Six confirmed dead in cruise ship plane crash, including one Australian.


Blazing Supersonic Plane Could Zoom From NY to Paris in 90 Min  Futurism

Aerospace startup Hermeus has revealed an early concept of a supersonic commercial airplane that could cover the Atlantic in just 90 minutes.


‘Bear Force One’: JetBlue Debuts Plane Dedicated To Boston Bruins  CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) — Call it “Bear Force One.” JetBlue debuted a new Boston Bruins-themed plane at Logan Airport on Monday. It's the first-ever NHL livery aircraft ...


In the Event of an Emergency, Leave Your Luggage on the Plane. Really.  The New York Times

When an Aeroflot jet came to a fiery emergency landing in Moscow over the weekend, videos of the accident were posted across social media, revealing that in ...


A historic stopover for some historic planes on their way to 75th D-Day anniversary  CBC.ca

It was a picture reminiscent of a past era at the Goose Bay air force base Monday morning as residents gathered to catch a glimpse of some World War II relics ...


Honduras plane crash kills 4 Americans, 1 Canadian  NBC News

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Four Americans and a Canadian pilot were killed when a small plane went down off the coast of Roatan island in Honduras, ...


What it takes to fly the U-2 spy plane at the edge of outer space  Task & Purpose

The U-2 pilot cadre has remained small in part because the Air Force has long sought applicants with extensive experience and flight time — six years and 1200 ...


A lifelong adventurer tries to literally walk on clouds  CNN

For Kien Lam, once-in-a-lifetime travel dreams are about special experiences. Find out how he fulfilled his goal of walking on the wings on plane during a trip to ...


She learned to fly a plane with just her feet. Now, Jessica Cox is inspiring women in aviation around the world  CNN

It's natural for pilot Jessica Cox to place her right foot on the yoke and her left foot on the throttle right before she's cleared for takeoff.


O'Hare plane crash that killed 258 changed air travel forever  The Daily Herald

By Lauren Zumbach / Chicago Tribune. CHICAGO — As 258 passengers filed on to American Airlines Flight 191 at O'Hare International Airport the Friday before ...


East Midlands Airport: Taxiing planes collide in morning fog  BBC News

Two aeroplanes have been involved in a minor collision at East Midlands Airport during morning fog. A passenger waiting to take off on another plane said one ...


How ‘The Challenge’ Relied on Global Crew to Pull Off Plane Game  Variety

Thirty-three seasons into MTV's “The Challenge,” the reality competition series has spawned a band of traveling producers and engineers who fly around the ...


Why Do You Grab Your Bag When Running Off a Burning Plane?  The New York Times

As passengers fled a burning plane in Moscow, some stopped to get their luggage. Don't be too quick to judge.


Searchers Find Wreckage of Plane in Lake Michigan, Had Taken Off from UP  WDIO

Authorities have found the wreckage of a small plane that went missing over Lake Michigan after taking off from Ontonagon. The two men who were aboard, who ...


Grounded: Air control pay spat leaves planes on runway  Inverness Courier

INVERNESS Airport was set to be at a standstill today as air traffic controllers went on strike over a pay dispute.


Plane Makes Emergency Landing Safely Along South Florida Roadway  NBC 6 South Florida

Chopper 6 was over the scene along Krome Avenue just north of the line between Miami-Dade and Broward, where the Piper single engine aircraft landed in a ...


Can China's plane-maker take on Boeing and Airbus?  BBC News

Chinese-made planes have attracted criticism, but the crisis facing Boeing could spur interest.


EasyJet plane aborts landing after male passenger locks himself in toilet sparking delay  Express

EASYJET passengers faced huge disruption after a traveller was removed from a plane by Police at Gatwick airport. Officers attended the budget airline aircraft, ...


Detroit Salt Co. leader among 2 feared lost in plane disappearance  The Detroit News

Authorities continue to search for the president of Detroit Salt Co. and the owner of an air *service* operation in Howell who were on a small plane that ...


Five years after plane crash, a family retraces their son's steps in Minnesota  MPR News

It was five years ago when Alexander Voigt's adventure to Minnesota as a German exchange student ended when the plane in which he was a passenger ...


2 killed in plane crash at Mt. Comfort airport  Greenfield Daily Reporter

MT. COMFORT -- Police and rescue crews are at the scene of fatal plane crash at Indianapolis Regional Airport at Mt. Comfort. Indiana State Police said two ...


Fear the Walking Dead season 5 to introduce a plane as Walking Dead star joins show  DigitalSpy.com

Fear the Walking Dead's fifth season is shuffling onto our screens soon, and it's going to mix things up. Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, showrunners Ian ...


Hermeus hypersonic jet aims to fly New York to London in 90 minutes  CNN

US aviation start-up Hermeus reveals plans for a hypersonic jet that would travel at five times the speed of sound. That could whisk passengers from New York to ...


Plane crashes hang heavy on the mind  Kodiak Daily Mirror

KODIAK — Springtime is typically a time of rejuvenation in Alaska: the sun is staying out longer, regional festivals — like Kodiak's Crabfest — inject excitement ...


Pilot in Myanmar lands plane without front wheels  CNN

A pilot in Myanmar is being hailed as a hero after landing a plane Sunday on only its rear wheels, after the passenger jet's landing gear failed.


This plane didn't crash on a South African highway — it was being transported to Hoedspruit to be turned into a hotel  AFP Factcheck

Social media was abuzz last week when a video of what appeared to be an aeroplane parked in the middle of a busy South African highway surfaced.


Patriots Plane Gets A Makeover For 6th Super Bowl Title  CBS Boston

FOXBORO (CBS) — The New England Patriots have given their plane a new look, making room for another Lombardi trophy on the “AirKraft.” The team shared ...


Brit dies on Ryanair plane at Majorca's Palma Airport moments before take-off  Mirror Online

The woman was preparing to fly to Edinburgh, Scotland, from Majorca's Palma Airport today.


A climb to remember: 1 woman's journey to site of plane crash that killed her children  FOX 10 News Phoenix

It's been two and a half years since a plane crash killed four people near Payson, and FOX 10's John Hook reports, as the mother of two of the victims onboard ...


Want cheap plane tickets? Here's the best time to book flights this summer  Fox Business

Ready to hit the beach this summer? If you need a plane to get there, you may want to start browsing airline ticket prices now.


RAF’s Lightning planes land in Akrotiri for exercise  Cyprus Mail

New planes belonging to the RAF arrived in Akrotiri on Tuesday afternoon to take part in the exercise Lightening Dawn, their first overseas deployment.


Plane returns to Sea-Tac after bird strike  KIRO Seattle

Passengers on a flight from Seattle to New Jersey had to be re-routed back to Sea-Tac and put onto another plane after their plane was damaged by a bird ...


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