Aircraft pilot

Yet another near miss in the UK between a drone and a plane

An English air ambulance plane near Leicester was forced to drop sharply in altitude to avoid hitting a drone head-on, a near-crash situation that UK inspectors classified in their highest collision risk category. The case is one of many recent incidents in the country involving drones dangerously crossing paths with …

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Turkey to train pilots on French-made Qatari jets to counter Greece’s Rafale fleet

Abdullah Bozkurt / Stockholm Turkish Air Force to train with French-made Dassault Rafale jets from Qatar to counter the Greek army, which has increased its air force capabilities with fighter jets Newly acquired Rafale from its ally France, Nordic Monitor has learned. According to documents obtained from a Turkish parliamentary …

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5 Reasons to See New Russian WWII Movie “The Pilot: A Battle for Survival”

Renat Davletyarov / Interfest, Star Media, DaProduction, 2021 The recently released film combines the epic “Dunkirk” of Christopher Nolan with the heavy atmosphere of “The Revenant”. The shoot included a real refurbished Il-2 ground attack aircraft, as well as real trained wolves. 1. Based on real events and genuine heroism …

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CubCrafters NXCub Achieves FAA Certification

Is it still a Cub if it has a front wheel? The answer is yes, if it is the CubCrafters NXCub. The Yakima-based company received Part 23 certification for the nose gear version of the design, making it a fully certified aircraft by the FAA. Previously, NXCub were produced in …

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FAA makes unusual claim in Boeing 737 Max crashes, calling ex-pilot Mark Forkner a “scapegoat”

Federal Aviation Administration officials have contacted US prosecutors to warn them that the only person charged with a felony after the two fatal accidents of the Boeing Co. 737 Max has become a “scapegoat,” according to a court file in the United States. ‘case. Justice Department statements after indicting Mark …

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Holiday laser displays pose a hazard to airplanes

The Federal Aviation Administration has identified 2021 as the highest reported year for laser strike incidents against aircraft since the FAA began tracking statistics. Pilots have reported being distracted or blinded by laser beams as they hovered over their heads year round. It’s a national problem that the FAA has …

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FAA issues aircraft restrictions linked to 5G technology, warns of possible flight hijackings – KION546

By Brian Fung The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday announced a new rule prohibiting pilots from using automatic landing and certain other low-level flight systems where 5G wireless signals could interfere with on-board instruments that measure an aircraft’s distance to the aircraft. ground. The rule, which affects more than 6,800 …

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DVIDS – News – Tuskegee Airman celebrates 102nd birthday at 12th FTW

Over the coming year, Joint Base San Antonio will host a number of events to celebrate the U.S. Air Force’s 75th anniversary, and as part of the celebration this week, the 12th Flight Training Wing assisted an airman from Tuskegee, the retired brigadier. General Charles E. McGee, celebrating his 102nd …

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Southwest Airlines passenger jumps out of taxiing plane at Phoenix Airport

Find out what clicks on FoxBusiness.com. A passenger jumped from a Southwest Airlines flight that had just landed at Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix on Saturday morning, according to reports. The passenger, identified only as a 30-year-old male, exited the plane through a kitchen door at the back of the …

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