Tag: Boeing 767

Atlas Air Crash: Reason in Loss of Control?

Reading Time: 2 minutes An Atlas Air Boeing 767-300 freighter on behalf of Amazon Prime, with 3 crew, was on approach to Houston in contact with Houston Approach, routine communication, when radio and radar contact with the aircraft was lost. The aircraft was found having impacted the waters of Trinity Bay about 1.5nm northwest of Anahuac’s Bayside Community Hospital. […]

#AVGEEK | British Airways Waves Farewell to Iconic Boeing 767

Reading Time: 1 minute After nearly 30 years of service, British Airways has retired the last of its Boeing 767 aircraft. On Sunday, 25 November, 2018, the iconic airline’s plane performed the last commercial flight from Larnaca in Cyprus to Heathrow. It is estimated that particularly this aircraft has carried around 4 million customers across nearly 23,000 flights. The […]

Boeing Opens First European Manufacturing Site

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing has opened its first component factory in Europe, at Sheffield in the U.K. The premises will be used for the manufacture of actuation system components for the Boeing 737 and 767 jets from raw materials sourced in the U.K. Parts by the thousand will be produced each month, then shipped to Boeing’s Portland, Oregon […]

United Boeing 767 Engine Shuts Down in Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A United Boeing 767-300 was climbing through FL135 when the crew stopped the climb due to the failure of the right hand engine (PW4052). The crew shut the engine down and returned to Munich for a safe landing on runway 26R about 22 minutes after departure. A passengers reported the engine went “boom”, another passenger […]

Pilot Incapacitated During the Condor Boeing 767 Fligth Over Atlantic

Reading Time: 1 minute A Condor Boeing 767-300 was enroute over the Atlantic Ocean when one of the flight crew members became incapacitated. The third flight crew member took over, the crew declared Mayday and diverted to St. John’s. Due to the weather conditions at St. John’s the crew subsequently decided to divert to Halifax, Canada where the aircraft […]

AeroUnion Boeing 767 Engine Catches Fire in Los Angeles

Reading Time: 1 minute AeroUnion Boeing 767-200 freighter, performing freight flight from Los Angeles to Guadalajara with 2 crew, was in the initial climb out of Los Angeles when a crew about to taxi into position called out “engine on fire”. Tower immediately followed advising AeroUnion of smoke coming from their right hand engine (CF6). The crew advised they […]

Chaos Hits Gatwick Flights After Airliner Suffers Tyre Blowout

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airline passengers are facing cancellations, delays and disruption after a plane tyre burst as it left the runway on a transatlantic flight. Flights are using Gatwick’s back-up runway after the airport’s main strip was closed following an incident involving an Air Canada Rouge flight to Toronto. The plane was leaving Gatwick at 1.16pm bound for […]

Delta TechOps Lands $750 Million ATSG Contract

Reading Time: 1 minute Delta TechOps, the maintenance division of Delta Air Lines, has signed a new 12-year agreement worth $750 million to service CF6-80A and CF6-80C2 engines operated by the airline subsidiaries of Air Transport Services Group (ATSG). The GE Aviation-manufactured turbofan engine, among the most mature in operation today, is used to power ATSG’s fleet of Boeing […]

UPS Adds Three Used Boeing 767s To Its Fleet

Reading Time: 1 minute UPS Airlines is adding its first used Boeing 767-300 freighters to its fleet, with expected entry into service in mid-2018. The cargo carrier operates a fleet of 59 of the jets, which were bought new from Boeing. The three used aircraft will be passenger-to-freighter conversions, and the company is putting out a request for proposals […]

American B763 Over Atlantic On Jan 22nd 2017, Engine Problem

Reading Time: 1 minute An American Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration N390AA performing flight AA-66 from New York JFK,NY (USA) to Barcelona,SP (Spain) with 151 passengers and 8 crew, was enroute at FL370 over the Atlantic Ocean about 300nm northwest of Porto (Portugal) when the crew decided to divert to Porto reporting an engine oil problem on the left hand […]