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Not for Unauthorized Personnel! Airbus 350 Pilot Reveals Some Cool Plane Secrets
Not for Unauthorized Personnel! Airbus 350 Pilot Reveals Some Cool Plane Secrets

24 Jun 2021, 12:14 UTC / Want to take a pilot-privileged tour on an Airbus 350 aircraft? Well, there you go. This pilot reveals some surprise compartments of the modern airliner.

 
1993 Yakovlev Yak-18T Previously Owned by Russian Army Costs Less Than a Bentley
1993 Yakovlev Yak-18T Previously Owned by Russian Army Costs Less Than a Bentley

25 Feb 2021, 11:07 UTC / This Yak-18T is listed for sale after spending several years in storage and undergoing a full restoration to bring it back to zero hours

 
Porsche 911-Powered Mooney Plane Is Rarer Than Hen’s Teeth
Porsche 911-Powered Mooney Plane Is Rarer Than Hen’s Teeth

5 Feb 2021, 21:55 UTC / Just 41 units were ever manufactured, so the Mooney M20L PFM is a rare beast indeed. It uses the same engine as a 911 Carrera, modified for air travel

 
This Rolls-Royce Is Aiming for Air-EV Speed Record, Not Going Anywhere For Now
This Rolls-Royce Is Aiming for Air-EV Speed Record, Not Going Anywhere For Now

2 Oct 2020, 08:28 UTC / Dubbed Project ACCEL, the ionBird is Rolls-Royce's bespoke attempt at setting an all-new record for the fastest electric-only aircraft

 
All-Electric Float Plane Makes First Flight in Canada
All-Electric Float Plane Makes First Flight in Canada

13 Dec 2019, 09:50 UTC / We're nowhere near electric airplanes becoming a thing (probably decades away) but the first steps towards commercially viable EV planes have been made

 
GoPro Camera Catches Mid-Air Collision Between Helicopter and Plane over Alps
GoPro Camera Catches Mid-Air Collision Between Helicopter and Plane over Alps

10 Jul 2019, 08:55 UTC / Video was recorded on GoPro camera shows the moment when a plane and a helicopter crashed into each other over the Italian Alps

 
Delta Airlines Passenger Gets Gun Past TSA, Flies it From Atlanta to Japan
Delta Airlines Passenger Gets Gun Past TSA, Flies it From Atlanta to Japan

16 Jan 2019, 13:03 UTC / TSA says standard security procedures weren’t being followed, denies that the security flaw occurred because of the ongoing government shutdown

 
Badass Grannie is Oldest Skydiver in The World at 102
Badass Grannie is Oldest Skydiver in The World at 102

14 Dec 2018, 13:46 UTC / Irene O’Shea from Australia skydived for the second time in her life to break her own record and raise awareness for the disease that killed her daughter

 
Man Hit And Killed by Boeing 737 in Moscow, While Running From The Police
Man Hit And Killed by Boeing 737 in Moscow, While Running From The Police

21 Nov 2018, 12:07 UTC / The man was on a stopover from Spain, about to be deported back to Armenia. He fled the cops and, instead of boarding his plane, made a dash for the runway

 
Passenger Tries to Burn His Clothes at The Airport Because of Canceled Flight
Passenger Tries to Burn His Clothes at The Airport Because of Canceled Flight

19 Nov 2018, 12:02 UTC / Man’s flight was initially delayed for a technical issue, then canceled due to bad weather. He pitched a fit at the airport, trying to set his luggage on fire

 
UFO Sightings in Ireland Prompt Investigation by Irish Aviation Authority
UFO Sightings in Ireland Prompt Investigation by Irish Aviation Authority

15 Nov 2018, 16:35 UTC / Two pilots from different companies report seeing bright lights moving at increased speeds during commercial flights, the IAA is looking to determine what they

 
Drunk Irish Woman Rages on Air India Flight When She’s Refused More Wine
Drunk Irish Woman Rages on Air India Flight When She’s Refused More Wine

14 Nov 2018, 12:35 UTC / Woman claims to be a human rights attorney, hurls profanities and racist insults at cabin crew, spits at a female attendant and twists her arm, before picking o

 
Flybe Pilot With a Fear of Flying Wins Unfair Dismissal Claim
Flybe Pilot With a Fear of Flying Wins Unfair Dismissal Claim

13 Nov 2018, 08:33 UTC / First officer Matthew Guest worked for the company for a decade before he was let go because he had developed a phobia of flying following a job promotion

 
Ryanair Plane Impounded in France, Just as It’s About to Take Off
Ryanair Plane Impounded in France, Just as It’s About to Take Off

12 Nov 2018, 14:13 UTC / Ryanair refused to talk to the passengers, the media. The flight eventually landed at London’s Stansted airport with a 5-hour delay

 
The Inflatable Travel Jumpsuit is All You Need to Always Travel 1st Class
The Inflatable Travel Jumpsuit is All You Need to Always Travel 1st Class

8 Nov 2018, 16:38 UTC / Created by Onesuit, it’s the ultimate travel product that will make you want to stay on the road for as long as possible

 
Man Sews All His Clothes Into Giant Coat to Avoid New Ryanair Hand Baggage Fee
Man Sews All His Clothes Into Giant Coat to Avoid New Ryanair Hand Baggage Fee

8 Nov 2018, 14:40 UTC / Frequent Ryanair flier loves the company, hates its new policy regarding roller bags brought on board, so he comes up with ingenious way to avoid paying

 
Lion Air Plane Hits Electricity Pole Before Takeoff in Indonesia
Lion Air Plane Hits Electricity Pole Before Takeoff in Indonesia

8 Nov 2018, 12:14 UTC / Flight operator says the accident was not caused by one of their pilots. This is the second Lion Air incident this week, following the crash that killed 189 peo

 
Tom Cruise is Learning to Fly Fighter Jets For Top Gun 2, Delays Production
Tom Cruise is Learning to Fly Fighter Jets For Top Gun 2, Delays Production

8 Nov 2018, 11:04 UTC / Producers are determined to do everything they can to keep him happy. Cruise believes this will make the fight scenes more believable

 
Video of Plane Suspended in Mid-Air Outside Moscow Sparks Conspiracy Theories
Video of Plane Suspended in Mid-Air Outside Moscow Sparks Conspiracy Theories

7 Nov 2018, 13:54 UTC / Driver and friend spot passenger jet apparently hanging in the air and decide to film it, the Internet wonders: can the pilot pull on the handbrake?

 
Man Kicked Off Canada Flight For Taking a Sleeping Pill: “I Feel Humiliated”
Man Kicked Off Canada Flight For Taking a Sleeping Pill: “I Feel Humiliated”

7 Nov 2018, 12:06 UTC / Stephen Bennett was on his way to Cuba for a family vacation when flight attendants on WestJet decided that he was a “medical emergency” and wasn’t fit to fly