2 days ago
Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics-General Aviation | Sugar Land, TX | Aircraft Maintenance/Repair Facility

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Aircraft Maintenance/Repair Facility employs Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics-General Aviation at their Sugar Land, TX. Details: NOW HIRING QUALIFIED FAA CERTIFIED AIRFRAME AND POWERPLANT MECHANICS ... See more

2 days ago
FAA Investigating 787 Structural Defects | Boeing

https://www.americanmachinist.com/news/article/21141245/faa-investigating-787-structural-defects-boeing

The Federal Aviation Administration is reviewing quality-control issues at Boeing's South Carolina assembly operation following the revelation of flaws in composite material structures of some 787 ... See more

2 weeks ago
Cobwebs and corrosion: Reactivating parked aircraft requires extra care - FreightWaves

https://www.freightwaves.com/news/cobwebs-and-corrosion-reactivating-parked-aircraft-requires-extra-care

Hibernation is good for bears, but not so much for aircraft. When planes sit for extended periods, systems can erode and corrode, and bugs can make nests in key components. That’s a big safety ... See more

3 weeks ago
VIDEO: FedEx plane makes emergency landing at LAX; 1 pilot injured

Gear failure. Wonder what the cause was? https://abc7.com/lax-emergency-landing-plane-fedex/6377692/

Video captured a FedEx plane making an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport Wednesday morning after a mechanical issue.

1 month ago
The third Boeing 777X just flew for the first time — take a look at the enormous new flagship Boeing hopes will be its redemption

https://us.yahoo.com/news/boeings-enormous-flagship-plane-777x-202149901.html

The Boeing plane is the largest twin-engine jet to ever take to the skies and will carry more passengers than its predecessor while using less fuel.

1 month ago
EAA - The Spirit of Aviation

We were very saddened to learn of the passing of Jack Bally, EAA 348338, earlier this week. Jack's one-third scale B-17 was the talk of #OSH18 and is one of the more memorable projects we've seen in ... See more

1 month ago
Rolls-Royce finds cracks in small number of Trent XWB engines

https://us.yahoo.com/news/rolls-royce-carry-extra-inspections-090622638.html

Britain's Rolls-Royce will carry out extra inspections on some of its Trent XWB engines after cracks were found on a small number of them, in a further headache for the company whose finances have ... See more

1 month ago
The Engine That Will Make Air Force One Hypersonic

Very cool tech. It will be interesting to watch this develop

https://www.popularmechanics.com/military/research/a33547925/hypersonic-air-force-one-combined-cycle-engine/

Imagine if POTUS could fly from coast to coast in under an hour.

1 month ago
ASN Aircraft accident Boeing 737-8HG (WL) VT-AXH Kozhikode-Calicut Airport (CCJ)

Looks like there were some fatalities. Doesn’t appear to be a mechanical issue

https://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=20200807-0

A Boeing 737-8HG (WL) passenger plane, registered VT-AXH, was destroyed in a landing accident at Kozhikode-Calicut Airport (CCJ), India. There were 181 passengers and seven crew members on board. The ... See more

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