What do you do if you get to hang out with a pilot who owns a fleet of private jets You ask them if they could give you a lift to the furthest away country you can think of. When US talk show host David Letterman had actor John Travolta in his studio, he casually inquired for a ride to New Zealand.
A man in a park in Phoenix showed me how to make a home out of cardboard boxes. Not a home, exactly, but something like a backyard playhouse built by an ingenious child
The challenges inherent in getting a 162,000-pound aircraft off the ground and landing it safely are pretty obvious to most observers. But at cruising altitude, above 10,000 feet, pilots face a different critical challenge: staying focused
For the 18th year in a row, the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday voted to condemn the 47-year embargo against Cuba by the United States. “You can’t read a novel, but you could read a manual about procedures or about the airplane,” the former Boeing 767-400 pilot said.
Last year’s howls of outrage when U.S.
And now, the rejects. Three months after the White House released a single photograph taken during a photo op of “Air Force One” flying over New York — a flight that caused panic on the streets below — the U.S
A former engineer for Rockwell International and Boeing was convicted Thursday of economic espionage and acting as an agent of China, authorities said. Dongfan “Greg” Chung, 73, was accused of stealing restricted technology and Boeing trade secrets, including information related to the space shuttle program and the Delta IV rocket. U.S
A Southwest Airlines jet made an emergency landing in Charleston, West Virginia, on Monday after a football-sized hole in its fuselage caused the cabin to depressurize, an airline spokeswoman said. There were no injuries aboard the Boeing 737, which was traveling at about 30,000 feet when the problem occurred, Southwest spokeswoman Marilee McInnis told CNN. The sudden drop in cabin pressure caused the jet’s oxygen masks to deploy.
The last time Terry Williams can remember being headache-free was in December. A chronic migraine has plagued her ever since.
Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner airplane is facing yet another delay, the company announced Tuesday, this time saying it needed to reinforce a section of the aircraft before starting test flights. The 787 is a medium-size plane that is expected to become the backbone of airlines’ long-haul fleets, replacing the Boeing 767. Boeing has not set a new date for the airplane’s first flight, the company statement said