SkyBahamas Flight Loses An Engine But Nails The Landing

SkyBahamas

SkyBahamas flight Q7460 returned to land at Nassau-Lynden Pindling International Airport, Bahamas when the crew was forced to shut down the number one engine. A passenger reported seeing "oil coming out of the engine." Five passengers and three crew on the flight were onboard the Saab 340 twin-engine

Both Pilots Killed In Iranian Fighter Jet Crash

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's state TV says that an Iranian F-4 Phantom fighter jet has crashed close to the Pakistan border, killing two pilots. It reported that the crash took place on Tuesday morning some 45 miles west of Konarak Air Base, around 900 miles

The FAA Will Charge You $5 For Mandatory Drone Registration

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The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced a streamlined and user-friendly web-based drone registration process for owners of small unmanned aircraft (UAS) weighing more than 0.55 pounds and less than 55 pounds including payloads such as on-board cameras. The Registration Task Force delivered recommendations

The Amazing B-29 Had Computer Aided Remote Control Guns

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In the early ‘40s Boeing spent more money to build the pressurized bomber than was invested in the entire Manhattan project. The result was a fascinating display of military technology that included anti-aircraft machine guns that used computers to compensate for airspeed, gravity, temperature, humidity

History Is Made With Flight Of Three NASA WB-57s

NASA WB-57s

Three WB-57s from NASA fly over foggy downtown Houston, Texas during their historic formation flight over the area on Nov. 19, 2015. This photo flight was the first time that all three WB-57s have been aloft simultaneously since the early 1970s, when the U.S. Air

Embraer Announces Shiny New Yellow Search And Rescue Aircraft

Embraer KC-390

Embraer is using the 2015 Canadian Aerospace Summit to promote the new KC-390 military transport for search and rescue missions.  The KC-390 is designed to set new standards in its category, while presenting the lowest life-cycle cost of the market and the ability to perform multiple missions

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