Aircraft

Delta trouble continued : boeing 777 turn around after crew realizes door may be open

Having had a miserably bad week with flight cancellations and apologies, Delta Airlines continued their stellar performance last night for a group of passengers en route to Paris. Twitter user Bo Han was on a flight Thursday night flight, traveling from New York City to Paris. The flight was forced to turn around after the crew realized the aircraft’s door …


Aircraft

Passenger jet performs terrifying vertical takeoff – DON’T watch if you hate flying

If you’re about to jump onboard a jet plane you might hope these stunt pilots aren’t in charge of the flight deck. They’ve just been putting Boeing’s latest 737 Max through its paces and the video is truly terrifying. The tricks begin with the 200 seat plane being placed in a vertical climb. This is followed by a number of …


Why airline pilots love flying the Boeing 757

If you ask major airlines what their favorite aircraft is to fly, you’ll almost always get the same answer: The Boeing 757. Boeing designed the twin-engine aircraft in the early 1980s to fly short-and medium-haul routes, almost as a replacement for the Boeing 727, which had three engines and was far less efficient. But Boeing overbuilt the aircraft, giving it …