Author: Karolina Prokopovič

American Airlines Boeing 757 Experiences Engine Malfunction

Reading Time: 1 minute An American Airlines Boeing 757-200, registration N189AN performing flight AA-89 from Shannon (Ireland) to Philadelphia,PA (USA) with 138 passengers and 8 crew, was in the initial climb out of Shannon’s runway 24 about to be handed off to departure when the crew requested to return to the field advising they had low power on the […]

Pilot Flight Academy to Provide Full Electric Pilot Education

Reading Time: 1 minute Norway’s Pilot Flight Academy (PFA) has signed a contract for 10 new full electric training aircraft from the German manufacturer, Flight Design with engines from Siemens. The aircraft will be EASA-certified for commercial pilot training and delivered in the first part of 2021. This enables PFA to provide full electric MPL-pilot education only using electric […]

Disassemble Your Mi Helicopter to 500K Pieces in 30 days

Reading Time: 3 minutes Every helicopter operator may eventually come to a point where their aircraft just can‘t get off the helipad. In such case, it is convenient to have your maintenance station near you. However, having a maintenance station in general is quite a luxury, especially to those that have only one or two helicopters operating in their […]

Russia’s MC-21 Aircraft to Make Its Long-Awaited Public Debut

Reading Time: 2 minutes The wait is over. Russia’s new MC-21 narrow-body medium-haul aircraft is to be shown for the first time at the MAKS 2019 air show. The principal hope of Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation – which is now under the management of Rostec – was first expected to make an appearance two years ago at the MAKS […]

Turbulence Injures 16 on Evelop Airbus A330 Flight Over Ethiopia

Reading Time: 2 minutes An Evelop Airlines Airbus A330-300, registration EC-MII performing flight E9-838 from Mauritius (Mauritius) to Madrid,SP (Spain) with 353 people on board, was enroute about 4 hours into the flight, approximately Somalia to Southern Ethiopia, when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence causing cabin crew and passengers to impact the cabin ceiling before coming back down. Two […]

British Airways Closer to Powering Future Fleet with Sustainable Jet Fuel

Reading Time: 1 minute British Airways is one step closer to powering its future fleet with sustainable jet fuel made from rubbish. Plans have been submitted to develop Europe’s first household and commercial solid-waste to sustainable-fuels plant. Altalto Immingham, a subsidiary of renewable fuels company Velocys and a collaborator with British Airways and Shell, has submitted a planning application […]

Turbulence Injures Four on ANA Boeing 787 Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute An ANA All Nippon Airways Boeing 787-8, registration JA808A performing flight NH-963 from Tokyo Haneda (Japan) to Beijing (China) with 225 people on board, was descending through about 5500 meters (FL180) towards Beijing when the crew illuminated the fasten seat belt signs. Shortly afterwards the aircraft encountered turbulence causing serious injuries to four people on […]

Avianca Brasil to Leave Star Alliance in September

Reading Time: 1 minute Avianca Brasil, currently known as a Brazilian airline Ocean Air Linhas Aéreas S/A, headquartered in São Paulo, will exit Star Alliance effective 1 September, 2019. Such move is made in light of several months of bankruptcy protection and the withdrawal of its Air Operator Certificate by ANAC, a Brazilian regulator. The airline joined the alliance […]

Another Boeing 787 Dreamliner to Fly for Vietnam Airlines

Reading Time: 1 minute Vietnam Airlines has welcomed another Boeing 787 aircraft to its fleet, although the first one of the 787-10 variant. The first 787-10 out of eight on order was delivered via Air Lease Corporation (ALC). The aircraft powered by General Electric GExn engines will be used on the busiest airline’s routes, Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh […]

Pilots Awarded Title of Hero after Hard Landing Airbus A321 on Cornfield

Reading Time: 1 minute The flight crew of the Ural Airlines Airbus A321-200, who performed a hard landing on a cornfield after the plane flew through the flock of seagulls and ingested animals in both engines, were awarded the title of Hero of Russia. Both engines of the A321, which carried 226 passengers and 7 crew on the route […]