Category: US & Canada

American Airlines Boeing 737 Experiences Bird Strike

Reading Time: 1 minute An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N810NN performing flight AA-318 from Miami,FL (USA) to Saint Kitts (Saint Kitts and Nevis) with 166 people on board, was in the initial climb out of Miami’s runway 08R when the aircraft received a bird strike. The bird strike prompted the crew to stop the climb at about 5000 […]

Boeing to Cut MAX Production Rate

Reading Time: 1 minute In light of ongoing investigations of Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes both involving Boeing 737 MAX 8, Boeing announced that it is reducing 737 MAX production rate to 42 planes per month to make grounded aircraft fly again. Actively progressing towards the end of update of software to proceed with its final certification, Boeing […]

10 Tips How to Get a Job in Aviation

Reading Time: 4 minutes There are so many benefits that one can get once they get employed in aviation. For one to get a job in aviation, there is a lot that is need from them. It is important that one considers several factors that can help them to get the job. Therefore, the following tips will be of […]

ANA Takes Delivery of Airline’s First Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing delivered the first of three 787-10 airplanes to ANA (All Nippon Airways), the original launch customer of the 787 Dreamliner. With this milestone delivery, ANA becomes the first airline in Asia to operate the entire Dreamliner family. As a stretch of the popular 787-9, the 787-10 carries a total of 330 seats in a […]

Piper Introduces the New Pilot 100 and Pilot 100i Trainer Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute Piper Aircraft announced, two new value priced additions to its trainer-class line, the Piper Pilot 100 and Pilot 100i. These new products enter the trainer segment at a competitive price point of $259,000 VFR equipped and offer the same rugged durability and functionality as its stablemate, the Archer TX. The need for a new trainer […]

Ethiopian Boeing 737 MAX 8 Crash: Preliminary Report Nears

Reading Time: 2 minutes Almost a month has passed since the tragic crash of the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX aircraft which killed 157 people on board. According to the ICAO rules, Ethiopia is required to release a preliminary report on the accident within 30 days of the crash. Formally, the deadline is 9 April. Thus, the report is […]

Bombardier Signs Firm Purchase Agreement for Six Q400 Turboprops

Reading Time: 1 minute Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that a customer, who has requested to remain unidentified at this time, has signed an order to acquire six new Q400 aircraft. Based on the list price of the Q400 aircraft, the firm order is valued at approximately US$ 202 million. “The Q400 aircraft offers the perfect balance of passenger comfort […]

RECORD | Bombardier’s Global 7500 Breaks Speed Record

Reading Time: 1 minute Bombardier announced that the Global 7500 jet once again proved its unparalleled performance by breaking a significant speed record between Los Angeles and New York, a key city pair. The award-winning, clean-sheet-design Global 7500 business jet left Van Nuys Airport at 7:01 AM local time on March 24, 2019, and arrived at Teterboro Airport at […]

Southwest Boeing 737 MAX 8 Engine Shuts Down in Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8, performing positioning flight from Orlando,FL to Victorville, CA (USA) with 2 crew on board, engine shut down in flight. Aircraft was in the initial climb out of Orlando’s runway 36R when the crew reported they had just lost their right hand engine (LEAP), stopped the climb at 2000 […]

Planet Nine Private Air Places Fourth Falcon 7X into Service

Reading Time: 1 minute Planet Nine Private Air, the Van Nuys, California based private charter operator and aircraft management company, has added its fourth ultra long-range Dassault Falcon 7X aircraft to its Part 135 certificate. The aircraft, registration no. N996MS, is a low-time aircraft with less than 500 hours flown. It is offered with the distinctive Planet Nine 14-seat […]