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Death Toll Climbs After Police Helicopter Crashes Into A Scottish Pub

November 30, 2013 - Death toll climbs to eight when a Scottish police twin-engine Eurocopter EC135 T2 crashed onto a packed Glasgow pub while patrons gathered for drinks and watched a live concert on Friday night. The police helicopter Read More


Judge Approves Settlement Agreement Between DOJ And American Airlines

November 28, 2013 - New York Bankruptcy Court Judge Sean H. Lane on Wednesday approved the merger agreement between American Airlines parent AMR Corp. and US Airways under a settlement agreement brought  Read More


Self Taught Teen Arrested For Stealing A Aircraft And Fly It Without A License

November 28, 2013 - A Minnesota teen, Geoffrey Marshall Biteman, 18 was arrested for sealing a Cessna 150 aircraft and piloting an aircraft without a licensee. The self taught Biteman pleaded guilty on Monday to stealing an aircraft and using  Read More


UK Judge Sentence A Pakistan Pilot 9 Months In Jail For Being Drunk In The Cockpit

November 27, 2013 - An airline pilot for Pakistan International Airlines with over 25 years experience and an unblemished record has been arrested and jailed for nine months for being drunk. Captain Irfan Faiz, 55 was four times  Read More


United Airlines Flight Attendant Sentenced For Making Bomb Threats

November 26, 2013 - A German national who used to work for United Airlines was sentenced yesterday to 18 months in federal prison for making false bomb threats against flights operated by the international air carrier. Patrick Cau, who Read More


B-747 Dreamlifter Makes A Clean Takeoff After Landing At The Wrong Airport

November 21, 2013 - This afternoon a Boeing 747-400 Dreamlifter was able to make a safe takeoff after landing at the wrong airport. On Wednesday night Flight 4241 which is one of a fleet of four and operated by Atlas Air was  Read More


A Learjet Air Ambulance Crashed Off The Coast Of Ft Lauderdale Killing All Onboard

November 20, 2013 - Local, state and federal search and rescue crews continuing searing for bodies off the coast of Fort Lauderdale, Florida after a Mexican owned Learjet 35 (XA-USD) crashed Tuesday night killing all onboard. The Learjet  Read More


Sony Music Sues American And Continental Airlines Over Copyrighted Songs

November 18, 2013 - Sony Music Entertainment and its subsidiaries have filed a lawsuit (Case 1:13-cv-07451-AT) against United Airlines and Continental Airlines for alleged infringement of copyrighted sound recordings and Read More


FAA Issues Full Type Certification On The Learjet 75 Aircraft

November 17, 2013 - Bombardier Aerospace announced that Learjet has been awarded Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Certification for its Learjet 75 aircraft. The light business jet is the latest in Learjet’s development program in anticipation of business aircraft  Read More


Logan Airport Installs A Debris Detection System On Runway 9/27

November 16, 2013 - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) unveiled the first automated detection system in the U.S. for debris on airport runways that covers an  Read More


Unclear If Passenger Fell Or Deliberately Jumped From Aircraft Over Key Biscayne

November 15, 2013 - On Thursday a pilot, 47, departed Tamiami Airport (KTMB) located in Miami-Dade County, Florida with a male passenger onboard a PIPER PA-46-350P Malibu Mirage aircraft (N164LD) registered to Wings of Flight. At about Read More


DOJ Approves American Airlines And US Airways Merger

November 12, 2013 - AMR Corporation parent company of American Airlines and US Airways Group announced that the airlines have settled the litigation brought by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the States of Arizona, Florida, Michigan and  Read More


Sen. Inhofe’s Son Identified As Tulsa Pilot Killed In MU-2 Plane Crash

November 12, 2013 - The pilot who died in Sundays Mitsubishi MU-2B-25 plane crash (N856JT) near Owasso, Oklahoma has been identified as Dr. Perry Inhofe, 52, the son of U.S. Senator Jim Inhofe. Dr. Inhofe who was an orthopedic  Read More


Restored Cessna L-19, Bird Dog To Be Auctioned Off To Raise Money For PTSD

November 11, 2013- Cessna Aircraft Company, is saluting the service men and women in the United States Armed Forces by donating a restored 1953 L-19/O-1 “Bird Dog” aircraft to the Armed Forces Foundation (AFF) for sale this January Read More


FAA Releases Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Roadmap

November 7, 2013 - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released its first annual Roadmap outlining efforts needed to safely integrate unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into the nation’s airspace. The Roadmap addresses  Read More


A Medically Ill Man Jumps To His Death From A Helicopter Over Open Water

November 7, 2013 - On Tuesday about 12:50 PM a chronically ill California man, Greg McFadden, 61 had gone up in a helicopter for a 30-minute scenic tour of the Southern California coast provided by Cardinal Air Read More


Key Organizer Of Air Traffic Control Union, NATCA Dies At 68

November 6, 2013 - On Monday John F. Thornton a former member of Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO) and a leading founder and organizer of the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) died. Thornton began his aviation career in the  Read More


Senators Call On U.S. Negotiators To Hold Line On Aircraft Emission Taxes

November 6, 2013 - U.S. Senators John Thune, Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, and Claire McCaskill sent a letter urging the U.S. delegation to the International Civil  Read More


After A Government Shutdown The FAA Finally Issues Final Rule On Pilot Training

November 6, 2013 - As part of its ongoing efforts to enhance safety and put the best qualified and trained pilots in the flight decks of U.S. airplanes, the Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a final rule that will  Read More


The Movie Gravity Reveals Real Concerns Of Space Debris

November 4, 2013 - The movie Gravity which hit the box-office a month from today is a science fiction thriller that continues to receive great reviews. The plot focuses on a medical engineer and an astronaut that work together to survive after being struck by orbital  Read More


The Fifth And Final A350 XWB Flight Test Fleet Aircraft Undergoes Final Assembly

November 4, 2013 - Assembly of MSN5, the fifth and final member of the A350 XWB flight test fleet is now underway with the fuselage joining process. This follows the recent arrival of the three fuselage sections at the A350 XWB final  Read More


Skydiving Planes Collide Mid-Air At 12,000 Feet Over Superior, Wisconsin

November 3, 2013 - On Saturday evening two airplanes caring skydivers collided in midair at or about 12,000 feet over Superior, Wisconsin, close to the Minnesota state line. None of the nine skydivers and two pilots  Read More


Deadly Shooting Involving A Semi Automatic Assault Rifle At LAX

November 2, 2013 - On Friday at or about 9:20 AM passengers at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) ran for cover after a gunman who has been identified as 23 year old Paul Anthony Ciancia of Los Angeles went off on a shooting  Read More


Delta Airlines Pilot Arrested On Allegation Of Sexual Assault On A Minor

November 1, 2013 – A Delta Airlines pilot, Michael James Pascal, 45 has been charged with sexual assault of an unaccompanied 14-year-old girl while onboard Flight 855, a flight from Detroit, Michigan to Salt Lake City, Utah. Pascal who Read More

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