The pilots of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 that crashed shortly after takeoff appear to have initially followed proper procedures. They disabled power to electric motors that control the MCAS system. The MCAS system is believed to be a contributing factor to both this crash…
Plenty of conflicting opinions on the Boeing 737 MAX 8 and why virtually everyone in the world has grounded the plane. Why hasn’t the FAA made a move to ground the 737 MAX 8 or ban it from US airspace while other countries have? Is everyone looking at the same data? Are some countries overreacting or is the FAA not going far enough?
With the recent crash of an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX and similarities to the Lion Air 737 MAX crash from late last year, is the Boeing 737 MAX safe to fly? It’s a worthwhile question, and one nobody really knows the answer to right now.
With the possible exception of some tropical airport in Hawaii, Paine Field is the nicest airport in the United States. It’s certainly the nicest airport I’ve ever been to in the US. This also marks the first time I ever took an inaugural flight from a brand new airport. Hope you enjoy the tale!
In a statement posted to their website, four new destinations were confirmed as the new Southwest Airlines Hawaii routes. While we knew that routes were in the works, up until now we didn’t know how many or where. The Four New Southwest Airlines Hawaii…
Want to get a chance to tour a factory where airline seats? Zodiac USA is opening their doors for a rare, private tour with Medal of Honor recipients. You can join them!
Boeing lost a key vote in their case against Bombardier. The International Trade Commission ruled that Bombardier didn’t violate international trade law. This opens the door for Bombardier to sell directly to US-based airlines, though they’ve chosen to form a joint venture with Airbus instead
Is there any bigger thrill for an aviation geek than getting to spend time in an actual flight simulator? Not for me. Here’s my hour in the brand new Boeing 737 MAX Simulator.
Taking the delivery flight of the first Boeing 737 MAX 8 to head to Europe and join Norwegian Air’s fleet was a pretty exciting day for an aviation geek like me.
I’ll be flying Norwegian Air’s first Boeing 737 Max 10 as it flies the delivery flight from Boeing Field to Oslo. Here’s how you can see updates throughout the day.