“There are old pilots and bold pilots, but no old, bold pilots.” It may be one of the most well-worn of aviator adages, but 54-year-old television producer James Heyward has seen enough to know that it’s also one of the truest.
Flavor Flav took over on an airplane’s loud speaker to promote his take-out restaurant. It happened on a Southwest flight from Burbank to Las Vegas Thursday during the aircraft’s final descent. Flav grabbed the intercom intercom and addressed the entire plane. He addressed the passengers, attendants and pilots before capitalizing on the opportunity for some free advertising […]
Did NATO pilots allow 62 Africans fleeing Libya to perish on the high seas because their mission did not include saving desperate migrants or because NATO’s tangled bureaucracy had failed? That’s the allegation roiling Europe after some of the handful of survivors, who drifted for weeks after a harrowing escape from Tripoli, told of having been spotted and then ignored by Western forces
Federal aviation authorities are expected to suspend or revoke the licenses of the two Northwest Airline pilots involved in last week’s overflight of the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport, a federal official said
Airline pilots and cabin crew across Europe are holding demonstrations Monday to protest over rules governing their flying hours which they say are putting the lives of passengers at risk. LONDON, England (CNN) — Airline pilots and cabin crew across Europe are holding demonstrations Monday to protest over rules governing their flying hours which they say are putting the lives of passengers at risk.
Dozens of America’s greatest military heroes are gathered in Chicago, Illinois, possibly the last large gathering of living Medal of Honor recipients.
Pilots at AmeriJet International have nice big planes, but nowhere to go. None of the cargo carrier’s eight Boeing 727s have lavatories, pilots say, forcing the pilots and crews to use plastic bags for all their elimination needs.
A New Mexico police officer was rescued Wednesday after surviving a helicopter crash in the snowy Santa Fe National Forest, but the fate of the pilot remained unknown. The simple fact is that the blizzard of airworthiness directives, company memos, weather reports, technical specifications and diverse other documents that have surfaced since last week constitute entirely circumstantial evidence. Aviation history is replete with accidents with causes utterly unrelated to what first seemed the obvious explanation
Boeing is asking pilots who fly its 737 jets to pay careful attention to flight instruments after Dutch investigators said a faulty altimeter contributed to the recent crash of a 737 in the Netherlands. The 737 is the most widely flown jet in commercial aviation.