How Things Work: Flying Upside Down

How Things Work: Flying Upside Down

Gravity and other forces conspire against conventional flight, but they are positively Machiavellian about inverted flight. Pity the first pilot who rolled inverted and sailed blithely along. Only to hear the engine cough and die of fuel starvation. When the gas...
You May Check In To Your Next Flight On Facebook

You May Check In To Your Next Flight On Facebook

Facebook’s popular chat app Messenger has signed on its first airline, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, as the social network aims to turn the app into a one-stop shop for commerce, transportation, customer service, and more. KLM flyers will be able to automatically receive...
9 Flying Experiences Every Pilot Should Have

9 Flying Experiences Every Pilot Should Have

There are some experiences that no pilot should miss out on. Here are a few things to check off on your pilot bucket list. (Remember to ALWAYS fly with an instructor if you are not properly licensed, rated, trained, or comfortable with a flight activity!) 1) Aerobatic...
Crew Fistfight Diverts Flight: Report

Crew Fistfight Diverts Flight: Report

A Delta Air Lines flight from LAX to MSP last week diverted to Salt Lake City. After what is reported to have been a crew fistfight — involving at least two flight attendants. The Aviation Herald is reporting the captain of Flight 2598 headed the Boeing 757 for...
The Boeing 737 MAX Makes First Flight

The Boeing 737 MAX Makes First Flight

Boeing has successfully conducted the maiden flight of its 737 MAX in Seattle, taking the program a step closer to its Entry Into Service (EIS). The fourth generation of this family aircraft comes to compete directly against the Airbus A320neo family aircraft. In an...