The 83-year-old United Airlines flight attendant will appear in the Guinness World Records book in October for having the «longest career as a flight attendant» in the world. In over six decades, he has seen the transformation of air travel. [...]
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The JetBlue Airways pilot who disrupted a cross-country flight by leaving the cockpit and yelling about religion and terrorists has had a psychotic episode in prison and requires further mental evaluation. Clayton Osbon was charged with interference with a flight [...]
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A commercial pilot wanted in connection with the killing of his girlfriend in Colorado Springs tried to steal a commercial airplane early Tuesday at the St. George Municipal Airport (Utah), then committed suicide, investigators said. The man who shot and killed [...]
A deadly combination of pilot confusion, «warning system ergonomics» design and inadequate pilot training were responsible for the crash of Air France Flight 447 on 1 June 2009. This is the conclusion reached by the BEA (Bureau d’Enquêtes et d’Analyses pour [...]
If you missed the chance to comment on the AOPA/EAA proposal to allow private pilots to use their driver’s licenses in lieu of obtaining a third-class medical certificate, you still have time to weigh in. The FAA has granted an [...]
Une action erronée du copilote alors aux commandes de l'avion, peut-être induit en erreur par le directeur de vol, un instrument informatique. Selon le rapport final du Bureau d'enquêtes et d'analyses, et même si celui-ci pointe d'autres facteurs, il s'agit [...]
Katie Inman climbed into the cockpit of the Piper Warrior airplane and put on a thick pair of headphones. The plane roared to life and began taxiing down the runway for takeoff. With her right hand, Katie guided the nose [...]
FAA Aeronautical Center Region, Office of Aerospace Medicine, Civil Aerospace Medical Institute, Aerospace Medical Research Division, Aeromedical Protection and Survival Research Lab, AAM-630 Duty Location(s): Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – Vacancies: 1 Opening date (04/June/2012) Close date (18/July/2012) Who May Apply: [...]
One 80 year old grandmother’s terrifying skydive is being investigated by the FAA after it went viral. The video was created by The Parachute Center, a skydiving company in Acampo, Calif., as a memento for jumpers to take home after [...]