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Power Outage Grounds Delta

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Delta Passengers Stranded after a Power Blackout Delta Flights were grounded on Monday 8th after a power blackout caused a computer outage. A traveler alert was sent out after 5am on Monday by Delta that read: “Delta has experienced a computer outage that has affected flights scheduled for this morning.” Two hours later large scale cancellations were issued following the global computer outage. The outage affected the airline for at least 6-hours. Hundreds of thousands of passengers were stranded by the outage. The airline warned that passengers heading to the airport should expect cancellations and delays. The computer problem was said to be caused by a power outage at the

August 9, 2016       admin       0 comments   | Flight News

Emirates Aircraft Catches Fire

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Emirates Boeing 777-300 Crash Landed after Landing Gear Collapsed An Emirates flight EK521 caught fire after an emergency landing at Dubai International Airport. The aircraft was performing a flight from Trivandrum International Airport in Thiruvananthapuram India to Dubai (UAE). The Boeing 777-300 landed on runway 12L at 0841 Hours Zulu time on 3rd Aug 2016. It however suffered a landing gear collapse and burst into flames. Passengers, flight, and cabin crew were quickly evacuated from the smoke filled aircraft. No injuries were reported and all 300 people exited safely. Emirates Airlines reported that of the 300 people, 282 were passengers and 18 were crew members. In a video that was

August 8, 2016       admin       0 comments   | Flight News

Pilot Subdues Drunk Passenger

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Drunken Passenger Creates Commotion on Aircraft is mollified by Pilot The pilot of an American Airlines flight tackled and subdued a drunken passenger onboard who had attacked a flight attendant. The hostile passenger allegedly manhandled a cabin crew attendant who had instructed him to return to his seat. Michael Kerr the unruly passenger had been served three Jack Daniels while onboard. When the aircraft landed Kerr refused to remain in his seat. The flight attendant then ordered him back upon which the passenger became unruly and confrontational. Kerr threatened to break the attendants jaw. That is when the pilot got into the scenario. In a recorded video, he requested that

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Air Canada AC1159

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Air Canada Flight to Calgary makes and Emergency Landing An Air Canada Flight AC1159 was forced to make an emergency landing in Lethbridge, Alta after its windshield was cracked by hail. The flight was on route from Toronto to Calgary. The Airbus A320 had 144 passengers on board. The aircraft was bombarded by hail as he attempted his approach into Calgary. He was forced to radio in a mayday and abandoned the landing. Passengers were alerted that there was a hailstorm and the aircraft was being diverted to the nearest alternate. The Captain of Air Canada AC1159 was forced to follow protocol as is listed in the standard operating procedures

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Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370

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High “Probability” Wing Piece is from MH370 There is a big likelihood that the wing part found in June this year is from the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370. This is according to the Australian Transport Minister. The piece was found in Pemba Island, Tanzania. It floated near the mainland in late June 2016. The wing part appears to be the outboard flap of the Boeing 777. It is currently being analyzed by Australia’s Transport and Safety Bureau. Debris believed to be from the aircraft has been found in different parts of the globe having being carried by seasonal ocean currents. Some of these countries include: Mauritius, Mozambique, Reunion Island, and

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Malaysia Airlines MH370

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Mystery and Speculation OF MH370 Was Malaysia Airlines MH370 flown into the ocean? Lots of mystery and speculation has continually surrounded the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines MH370. Aviation experts are still examining parts found in different places around the globe. One of the pieces of the aircraft MH370 – part of the wing called a flaperon found in Reunion Island in July 2015, provides evidence that the aircraft was purposely flown into the ocean. The wing part was extended for landing, which means one or both pilots purposely configured the aircraft to land in the water. What has however not been proven is whether the pilots prepared to land due

August 7, 2016       admin       0 comments   | Flight News

Global Aviation’s Next Big Thing

The New Year brings with it new optimism. This is no different in the Global Aviation industry. We are looking forward to a lot of things that will be addressed, improved, and introduced in Aviation. The following are amongst the areas that will need work: Safety, Aircraft, Drones and Aviation Applications. Aviation Safety will be one big area that will be getting a lot of attention on and off the ground. Aviation safety most certainly needs a “face lift”. This is in airports, aircraft maintenance, and in the sky. Pilots and other aviation staff will be getting extra training on how to deal with threats and other aviation emergencies. Aviation

January 4, 2016       admin       0 comments   | Aviation Articles

Aerial Application

“Aerial Application – Crop Dusting” Aviation has improved and influenced many other industries for the better. One industry that has improved is Aerial Application or what is formerly known as Crop Dusting.  This involves spraying crops with plant protection or improvement products. Some of these products are fertilizer, pesticides, seeds, etc. The crops are sprayed with product that is loaded onto specialized spray tanks that are mounted onto specially modified aircraft. Crop dusting was born almost immediately as soon as the aircraft was invented. In 1906, John Chaytor in New Zealand spread seed in a swampy area using a hot air balloon. This created the realization that a single person

December 21, 2015       admin       0 comments   | Aviation Articles

Seaplanes

Many engineers have in the past aspired to create a craft that can traverse both the sea and the skies. After many years of trial and error, some have finally succeeded to come up with various seaplane designs. Leading us to the question, what are Seaplanes? Seaplanes are classified in aviation as fixed-wing aircraft that are designed to take off and land in water. Some seaplanes are also designed to land on both land and water; amphibious in nature. There are different categories of seaplanes based on the design, physics, and aerodynamics of the aircraft. The two main categories are flying boats and floatplanes. Flying boats are defined as those

December 13, 2015       admin       0 comments   | Aviation Articles

TNT Air

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Flight School TNT Air Inc. About Us We are a flight school that is based in Pennsylvania’s Pottstown Municipal Airport. We have a flexible schedule that fits your training needs. TNT Air uses the best flight instructors to ensure you get the best flight instruction. We offer a variety of training programs including: glass cockpit training, high-wing, and low-wing training. TNT Air has three certified flight instructors and a fleet of three aircraft. We also have a redbird flight simulator. We are also a certified Cessna Pilot Center. We have a passion for flying and for teaching aspiring pilots. TNT Air is a professional flight school with qualified staff and

November 30, 2015       admin       0 comments   | Flight Schools
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