A British Airways A380 has been damaged while landing in Madrid

A British Airways A380 suffered a birdstrike while landing in Madrid. The British Airways A380 (reg. G-XLEF) has been damaged while approach to Madrid. The aircraft was performing flight #BA462 from London to Madrid when it suffered a birdstrike. The bird hit the cowling and went through the engine number 2. The passengers have been told “The inbound flight to LHR just cancelled due to major damage”. They will reschedule for tomorrow. The affected aircraft (registration: G-XLEF) is reportedly still on the ground at Madrid Airport at the time of…

American Airlines cancels more than 600 flights on Sunday

American Airlines canceled another 634 flights on Sunday, more than 12% of its total operations for the day, the company said Sunday.The airline has now canceled more than 1,500 flights since Friday, as it deals with weather issues and staffing shortages that started last week.”With additional weather throughout the system, our staffing begins to run tight as crew members end up out of their regular flight sequences,” American said in a statement to CNN on Saturday Two days of severe winds in Dallas-Fort Worth, its largest hub, sharply reduced arrival…

McDuffie County Plane Crash Kills Two

Sierra West Airlines flight PKW887, a Dassault Falcon 20CC, N283SA, was destroyed when it impacted trees and terrain while on approach to Thomson-McDuffie County Airport (HQU/KHQU), Thomson, Georgia. The captain and first officer were fatally injured. The final ADS-B data point (located 1.1 nautical miles from Rwy 10 threshold) showed a descent rate of -1,600 feet per minute at 700 MSL (200′ AGL) and a ground speed of 133 Kts. The Field elevation is 500.9′ MSL. Lowest permitted decent on any approach to Rwy 10 is 400/1. Here is the…

As demand for pilots increase, aviation experts say now is the perfect time for a career in aviation

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — Reginald Booker is a student at Elizabeth City State University, but his future is about to take off​. “I’d love to be a captain for a major airline,” Booker told News 3. He’s a flight student with Elizabeth City State University’s aviation program. “Growing up I’ve always wanted to travel,” Booker said. “I’ve had a love for aviation since I was very young, living in Atlanta, going around Hartsfield-Jackson, seeing all the jumbo jets and things like that.” Aviation experts say now is the perfect time…

REPORT Air India Express Boeing 737-800 crash: the captain did not respond to go-around call

Pilot error and failure to follow safety guidelines probably led to the crash of an Air India Express plane in August last year, investigators say. The passenger plane with 190 people on board crashed at the Calicut airport in the southern state of Kerala, killing 21 people. The Boeing 737, which had flown from Dubai, skidded off the runway in rain and broke in two after landing. The flight was repatriating Indians stranded by the coronavirus crisis. The dead included both pilots. Seventy-five passengers were seriously injured. The aircraft crashed…

A Beechcraft B200GT King Air 250 crashed shortly after takeoff, Brazil.

The accident took place in a forested area near the São Paulo State Faculty of Technology (Fatec). The impact of the crash ended up causing a fire in the region. Police and firefighters are on site and the area has been cordoned off.A Beechcraft B200GT King Air 250 crashed shortly after takeoff from Piracicaba Airport, Brazil. The aircraft was destroyed and all seven on board were killed.Among the dead are businessman Celso Silveira de Mello Filho, a shareholder of the Raizen/Cosan Group, his wife and children, as well as a…

An Airbus A330-303, Turkish Airlines, suffered an apparent compressor stall just after take-off

Turkish Airlines flight Istanbul to Johannesburg, departed Wednesday (07.09.2021) at 01:45 am (Istanbul time), massive booms from the left engine (Nu.1) on take-off, with bursts of flames from front of the affected engine, for about 20 seconds during takeoff.The aircraft entered a holding pattern at 6000 feet to burn fuel and landed safely almost 4 hours and 30 minutes after takeoff.Upon landing, Airplane taxied straight to the Turkish air technical hangar and passengers disembarked to buses to the terminal. Pilot Note: How dangerous is such a situation on a twin-jet…

PilotsGlobal Announces Launch Of New Digital Platform for Pilots; Simplifying Job Search Process

PilotsGlobal introduces a new way to connect Pilots with job opportunities WILMINGTON, DE, USA, September 7, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — PilotsGlobal announced today the official launch of its new digital platform for pilots, aiming to simplify the job search process and connect active pilot job seekers with employers in a more efficient way during COVID-19 pandemic recovery and throughout their entire professional career. The solution brings to the market a unique set of technologies allowing pilots to search the largest centralized pool of job opportunities, access structured job market information, and…

Airplane crashes in the forest: Pilot (25) found dead – suicide suspected

A Socata Rallye 180TS Galerien crashed under unknown circumstances in Wilnsdorf, Germany, departed from Siegen-Siegerland Airport (SGE/EDGS)The pilot died in the crash and the aircraft was destroyed beyond repair. The deceased body was found about 500 meters from the wreckage. The pilot took off without ATC permission from Siegerland Airport (SGE/EDGS) which was not in operation at the time of departure..According to the authorities, the pilot jumped out of the aircraft to commit suicide. The small plane (four seats) took off minutes before the crash from Siegerland airfield, around 20…

The flight attendant using the pandemic to train as a pilot

(CNN) — When Jordan Milano Hazrati was offered a job as a flight attendant with Virgin Atlantic, it was a dream come true.”It was everything I’d ever wanted — I still can’t believe I did it,” she says. “I was sitting in the flight deck landing at Heathrow on my first flight, and I’ll never forget that view of the sunrise, and feeling so lucky I’d managed to do it. And the crew are the most amazing people — it really was the people who made the job.”Hazrati, who’d previously been…