1 week ago
At least 27 killed in Congo plane crash

Something to be said for stringent safety standards. RIP to the 27 lost souls

https://us.yahoo.com/news/least-27-killed-congo-plane-175609380.html

At least 27 people have been killed after a plane crashed in a densley populated neighbourhood in Goma in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday (November 24). Some of those killed were on ... See more

1 week ago
Aviation mechanic shortage means well-paying jobs up for grabs

Shortage catching more attention

https://www.foxbusiness.com/markets/aviation-mechanic-shortage-job-training

The aviation industry doesn't require a four-year degree and is scrambling to fill empty engineering positions.

1 week ago
Tour through the world's first jet airliner! The de Havilland Comet 4 at Duxford Air museum (IWM)

https://youtu.be/lppTTfzV3GU

My brief tour through a retired BOAC (British Overseas Airways Corporation) De Havilland Comet 4 currently retired to the Imperial War Museum at Duxford Airf...

2 weeks ago
Trans States Airlines and Frontier Airlines Announce Flow Program for Aircraft Maintenance Technicians

Another piece discussing the shortage of technicians http://www.webstercountycitizen.com/news/state/article_75ab5c1d-5ae4-52c8-be59-8e900223cbba.html

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Aircraft Maintenance Technicians (AMTs) at Trans States Airlines now have a defined pathway to a guaranteed job at Frontier Airlines. A new program

2 weeks ago
Boeing 747 Nears End of the Line as Storied Factory Shuts Down

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-11-20/boeing-747-nears-end-of-line-as-triumph-shutters-storied-factory

The Southern California factory that has churned out fuselages for every Boeing Co. 747 jumbo jetliner is being sold for parts, potentially hastening the demise of the iconic aircraft.

2 weeks ago
American Airlines admitted a mid-air accident that knocked out 2 flight crew and forced an emergency landing was not caused by spilled soap

Interesting

On October 21 a flight from London to Philadelphia was forced to land in Dublin, Ireland, when two staff members were knocked unconscious.

3 weeks ago
Ron

Looks way more comfortable than today’s seating

11 November 1946. First flight of the Short Solent, British passenger flying boat developed from the Short Seaford, itself a development of the Short Sunderland military flying boat.

3 weeks ago
Plane slides off runway at O'Hare Airport during snowstorm

Good video from the passenger https://abc7chicago.com/plane-slides-off-runway-at-ohare-airport-officials-say/5689573/?fbclid=IwAR2hD_8eR7UoTl3xLI7S6nVb9jOLJb9SUJ8Fm0Ws75PDU2MHcpVv_gaag8A

A plane slid off a runway as it was landing at O'Hare Airport as snow fell on the Chicago area Monday morning, officials told ABC7.

4 weeks ago

To all Veterans, Thank You For Your Service!

Respectfully,
The TAMC Board of Directors

4 weeks ago
Delays in Boeing Max Return Began With Near-Crash in Simulator

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-11-08/delays-in-boeing-max-return-began-with-near-crash-in-simulator

Boeing Co. engineers were nearly done redesigning software on the grounded 737 Max in June when some pilots hopped into a simulator to test a few things.

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