Tag: Boeing 747

Korean Air Jet Engine Catches Fire at Haneda Forcing Evacuation

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Korean Air Lines Co. plane was evacuated at Tokyo’s Haneda airport after an engine caught fire Friday. All 302 passengers and 17 crew members disembarked, Kyosuke Okada, a spokesman for Japan’s transport ministry said by telephone Friday. Seven people were injured on the Boeing Co. 777 plane which was about to depart to Seoul […]

Solar-Powered Plane Completes Journey Across Pacific Ocean

Reading Time: 2 minutes Solar Impulse 2, the Swiss solar-powered plane, landed in California on Saturday, completing a risky three-day flight across the Pacific Ocean as part of its journey around the world. Swiss pilot Bertrand Piccard landed the Solar Impulse 2 in Mountain View, in the Silicon Valley south of San Francisco, at 11:44pm local time – 8:44am […]

FAA Proposes $275,000 Civil Penalty Against Atlas Airlines

Reading Time: < 1 minute FAA said it has proposed a $275,000 civil penalty against New York-based Atlas Airlines for allegedly operating a Boeing 747 after performing improper maintenance on the aircraft. In a statement, FAA said it “alleges that Atlas maintenance workers improperly repaired the plane’s landing gear after it would not retract on departure from Sydney, Australia. Atlas […]

Go Inside IRON MAIDEN’s New Boeing 747 Plane

Reading Time: 2 minutes Hundreds of rock fans turned up at the airport in Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom to catch see IRON MAIDEN’s new-and-improved branded private tour plane. A four-minute report from Made In Cardiff TV can be seen below. The Boeing 747 jumbo is named Ed Force One after the band’s mascot, Eddie, who has appeared on all […]