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INFORMATIONAL Sep 26, 2022 The De Havilland Comet: A Pioneer with a Fatal Flaw This article discusses the story of the design of the de Havilland Comet, the first jet-powered airliner. It looks into why the two high-profile crashes occurred, and how this was fixed. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Sep 16, 2022 Boeing's Worst Selling Aircraft Learn about some of Boeing's worst-selling aircraft, including an analysis of their production and why some variants failed. Read More →
NEWS Sep 15, 2022 Queen Elizabeth's Coffin Transport Became the Most Tracked Flight in History The Queen's coffin traveled via an RAF C-17 from Edinburgh to London (RAF Northolt) on Tuesday, September 13th. This was the Queen's final flight, and it is one of the most tracked flights in history. Read More →
STORIES Sep 05, 2022 Hiring in Aviation is Back on the Rise The impacts of COVID-19 on the aviation industry cannot be understated. A previous report from 2020 noted how despite being one of the largest aircraft manufacturers,¬†Airbus still cut around 15,000 jobs¬†during the pandemic. The company claimed to not expect air traffic to recover to pre-pandemic levels before 2023, and potentially as late as 2025. Now in 2022, an in-depth analysis shows a slow return to normalcy, and hiring in aviation is expected to climb as the pandemic wanes. Read More →
NEWS Sep 03, 2022 Man Hijacks Aircraft, Threatens to Crash into Mississippi Walmart A Mississippi man has stolen and crash-landed a Beechcraft C90A aircraft after threatening to crash it into a nearby Walmart. The man survived the landing and is currently in police custody. Read More →
NEWS Aug 11, 2022 Air India to Reportedly Lease Six Boeing 777s Air India is planning to lease six Boeing 777 aircraft in order to provide a more streamlined passenger experience, while potentially growing its North American network. This comes after videos posted on Twitter showing the interiors of some of Air India's Boeing 777s in an extremely run-down condition. Read More →
NEWS Jul 20, 2022 Heatwave Causes Chaos at London's Luton Airport Europe, especially the United Kingdom, has been experiencing record-high temperatures. This has resulted in travel disruptions throughout the country as its infrastructure cannot handle such temperatures. This article reviews the Heat Wave and its effect on Luton Airport, which saw part of its runway melting because of the high temperatures. Read More →
NEWS Jul 08, 2022 President Biden Nominates Denver Airport CEO to Lead the FAA President Joe Biden nominated Phil Washington to lead the Federal Aviation Administration. In this article, the historical significance behind this nomination is explored, as well as the crises that await Washington, should the U.S Senate confirm him. Read More →
NEWS Apr 02, 2022 British Airways Becomes First Carrier to Take Delivery of Commercially Produced SAF in the UK British Airways became the first airline in the world this week to take delivery of SAF produced commercially in the UK. Read More →
NEWS Feb 18, 2022 Iberia Airlines Announces Flights to Washington, Dallas, and San Francisco In this article, I analyze Spanish Flag Carrier Iberia's route expansion in the United States. Iberia has announced that it will launch a service between Madrid, Spain's capital, and Dallas/ Fort Worth. Iberia has also stated that they will resume services to Washington, D.C., and San Francisco from Madrid. Read More →