Новости и события ✈ Общее ✈ Популярное (1 year)

New Website Look for FlightAware on 10th Anniversary

Размещено
 
The team at FlightAware is proud to announce the release of a new site design, with the following features: We have improved and streamlined site search. We’ve replaced the three orange search boxes on the left (Private flight tracker, Airline flight tracker, and Airport tracker/info) with a single search box at the top of the page. You can now search for airports, airlines, flight numbers, and private aircraft in this single box. As you type, suggestions will appear. You can select your desired… (flightaware.com) Ещё...

Preacher1 gets his wings

Размещено
 
All of us ago frequent these pages are familiar with the wisdom and insight provided by Wayne Bookout, AKA Preacher1. Many of you know of his health problems of late, and I wanted to pass along to the FA community that our friend Wayne had "slipped the surly bonds of Earth" and met his Lord yesterday afternoon. I never met Wayne inn person, but became friends with him through conversations here and on other social media. I learned a lot about flying and about life from him. Fly high… (www.cornwellfuneralhomes.com) Ещё...

Video: Remove Cat Before Flight

Размещено
 
A cat video on Flightaware?! What a world . . . Unruly Purr-senger removed from flight. (www.youtube.com) Ещё...

Germanwings A320 Crashes in Southern France

Размещено
 
An Airbus plane operated by Lufthansa's Germanwings budget airline crashed in southern France on Tuesday en route from Barcelona to Duesseldorf, police and aviation officials said. (www.reuters.com) Ещё...

This lady is not telling the truth

Размещено
 
I was actually on this flight on Friday evening from ORD to DCA. I have been a reader of this forum for a long time but seeing this all over the news made me sign up so I could tell you what really happened here and hopefully stop this liar in her tracks....As many on this forum suspected we were not getting the whole truth. (www.flyertalk.com) Ещё...

British Airways Fire in Las Vegas

Размещено
 
LAS VEGAS — Passengers on landing planes grabbed dramatic photos of a fire that engulfed a British Airways Boeing 777 at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas Tuesday afternoon. The incident happened shorlty after 4:20 p.m. (PT) Airport officials said 159 passengers and 13 crew members were evacuated by emergency slides. Two people were reported injured. (www.wsbtv.com) Ещё...

Video shows the power of "Wet Microburst"

Размещено
 
It's called a wet microburst -- but when you see it on video like this, there's nothing "micro" about it. This time-lapse footage captured by Tucson photographer Brian Snider shows a microburst absolutely unloading on an area near the city. It seems as if a giant nozzle has been turned on in the sky, sending a blast of water straight down, which then quickly fans out (www.huffingtonpost.com) Ещё...

1992 April Fools Day: Welcome to Chicago

Размещено
 
Airline passengers descending into Los Angeles Airport saw an 85-foot-long yellow banner on the ground that spelled out, in 20-foot-high red letters, "Welcome to Chicago." It was raised above the Hollywood Park race track, about three miles from the airport. Park spokesman Brock Sheridan explained, "It was something we always wanted to do. We thought it would be kind of funny and our new management... thought it would be a great practical joke." The sign remained up for two… (hoaxes.org) Ещё...

Caution, Wake Turbulence (Blue Angels fly-by)

Размещено
 
In this video shot by Jason Neeley, Blue Angel #5 does a low fly by and sends beach tents and umbrellas into the air. (www.youtube.com) Ещё...

First images of the world's largest airplane

Размещено
 
Holy crap, it's real! Behold the first glimpse of Paul Allen's crazy space venture: The largest airplane in history, a 385-foot (117-meter) wingspan beast designed to carry and launch a giant rocket to space, with a combined weigh of 1,200,000 pounds (540,000 kg)! Check out the mind-blowing photos. (sploid.gizmodo.com) Ещё...

Video: Exhilarating DC-10 Firefighter Plane Pulls Off Incredible Maneuver In Silverado Canyon 9/12/2014

Размещено
 
"When on a hike to view the carnage a wildfire was taking on my hometown, I caught a fantastic clip of DC-10- dropping fire retardant in a treacherous ridge about to be enveloped in flames. Nobody wanted to come with me because of the steep trail and the inherent dangers of being close to a forest fire, so I was just up there alone. A very unique experience. On the way up the steep trail, I watched many other planes pass over the burning ridge and drop retardant and water, and I was just… (www.youtube.com) Ещё...

Build an ADS-B receiver using your old Android phone

Размещено
 
Your mobile ADS-B station can run FlightAware's Android software to track flights within 50-300 miles (line of sight, range depending on antenna) and will automatically feed data to FlightAware. You can track flights directly off your Android device with the FlightFeeder app or via FlightAware.com. (flightaware.com) Ещё...

(Video) Airbus A380 Crosswind Landing at Düsseldorf

Размещено
 
"I have filmed lots of crosswind landings within the past four years but this was the first time I was able to film an A380 crosswind Landing. All crosswind Landings are amazing but seeing an A380 fighting against the wind was something special. In addition to that the runway was very wet and the A380 touched down a little late." (www.youtube.com) Ещё...

This MD-80's Takeoff From St. Maarten Island Is Absolutely Nuts

Размещено
 
Usually, departures occur in the opposite direction, toward the cliffs, so videos like this are somewhat rare. (youtu.be) Ещё...

(Video) Dashcam of plane landing on road in Irvine, CA

Размещено
 
A small plane with an instructor and student pilot made an emergency landing on an Irvine street Wednesday evening, authorities said. The Piper Cherokee aircraft landed at 6:18 p.m. near John Wayne Airport at Red Hill and McGaw avenues during rush-hour traffic, coming to a stop at MacArthur Boulevard, Irvine Police spokeswoman Farrah Emami said. (www.youtube.com) Ещё...

Delta Airlines Baggage Handlers Honor Fallen Soldier And His Dog

Размещено
 
Well done Delta...exemplary show of respect for a fallen soldier and his K9 (arr.sfglobe.com) Ещё...

US official: Plane debris in Indian Ocean same type as MH370

Размещено
 
WASHINGTON (AP) — Air safety investigators have a "high degree of confidence" that aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared last year, a U.S. official said Wednesday. (news.yahoo.com) Ещё...

(Video) Surprise at the end of a cat 1 ILS & go-around in a BBJ

Размещено
 
"The approach flown was a CAT I ILS. I could see the rain column approach from the other side of the field so I got out my phone camera from the jump seat. You can hear the GPWS announce minimums at 200' AGL, and shortly after all visibility is lost due to rain. You do not hear the "50" foot call out during the touch and go, but it had to be close. The HUD really provides incredible center-line tracking, although you can't see the symbology from the camera angle. Ultimately, we… (www.youtube.com) Ещё...

MSP adds new plane viewing area

Размещено
 
MSP has opened an officially-sanctioned place for people to view and photograph aviation traffic. (www.mprnews.org) Ещё...

FlightAware Targets Remote Markets to Expand Global Flight Tracking Innovation

Размещено
 
FlightAware is continuing to expand the capabilities of its global flight tracking and flight data technology. (www.aviationtoday.com) Ещё...

Explore the JFK TWA terminal, a pristine time capsule From 1962

Размещено
 
Closed since 2001, a photographer was recently granted access to the terminal. Explore these photos of an amazing example of midcentury design that is still in amazing condition. (ny.curbed.com) Ещё...

These Are the Sad Remains of the Soviet Space Shuttle Program

Размещено
 
Russian photographer and urban explorer Ralph Mirebs just published one of the saddest photoseries on space exploration. He managed to get inside an abandoned hangar at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, where two Burans—the prototype space shuttles of the Russian space program—are slowly decaying in their burial crypt. (gizmodo.com) Ещё...

UPS Flight 1354 crash: Lessons to pilots

Размещено
 
The National Transportation Safety Board released a new 8-minute video that focuses on the key lessons that pilots can learn from the investigation of a UPS cargo plane crash in Birmingham, Ala., in August 2013. (www.youtube.com) Ещё...

The Time A Tanker Saved A Fighter That Was Falling Apart Over The Atlantic

Размещено
 
On the 5th of September, 1983, 4 USAF F-4E Phantom jets were flying over the Atlantic en route to Europe along with the support of a KC-135 known as “North Star.” These five aircraft were part of a larger number of Phantoms and tankers on a routine trans-Atlantic flight. To make the crossing, the Phantoms would need to tank a total of 8 times to fill their thirsty engines. (foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com) Ещё...

You Must Register Your Drone With the FAA Starting December 21

Размещено
 
If you’re the proud owner of a drone—or are one of the thousands of shoppers who’ll purchase one this holiday season—the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) wants to know about it. And the agency has finally set a deadline. (gizmodo.com) Ещё...

See the secret airplane bedrooms where flight attendants sleep on long-haul flights

Размещено
 
Flight attendants are humans too, and just like everyone else, they need to sleep on long-haul flights. Most Boeing 777 and 787 airliners have a secret stairway that leads to a tiny set of windowless bedrooms for the cabin crew — and few people know they even exist. (www.businessinsider.com) Ещё...

A Boeing 757 landed on the blue-ice runway in Antarctica for the first time

Размещено
 
A Boeing 757 landed on the blue-ice runway in Antarctica for the first time (mashable.com) Ещё...

British Airways 2276 Tower Audio

Размещено
 
Tower audio from the engine fire earlier today. The jet was evacuated. Two people were injured. (clyp.it) Ещё...

Watch These Jetmen Fly Wing-to-Wing With an Airbus A380 Above Dubai

Размещено
 
Well, this is insane. In this video, Jetman pilots Yves Rossy and his protegeVince Reffet fly wing-to-wing with an Airbus A380, the world’s largest airliner. It’s incredible. (gizmodo.com) Ещё...

NetJets-operated Bombardier Global 6000 Aircraft Sets Two New World Speed Records

Размещено
 
NetJets Global 6000 aircraft set a new world speed record flying from Aspen, U.S. to London, UK; subsequent record flight occurred as aircraft traveled round trip between London, U.K. and Lugano, Switzerland (www.bombardier.com) Ещё...

SpaceX successfully landed its Falcon 9 rocket after launching it to space

Размещено
 
Share on Facebook Tweet Share Pin SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket successfully landed upright on solid ground at Cape Canaveral, Florida this evening, after traveling into space and back. It's the first time SpaceX has been able to gently touch down the Falcon 9 post-launch — something the company has been trying to do for the past year. It’s a big first step toward reusable rockets. This launch was also the first time SpaceX has flown since June, after one of its Falcon 9 rockets exploded en route to… (www.theverge.com) Ещё...

(Video) 24 hours of FlightAware's airline flight data over the US

Размещено
 
How would it look if you animated an entire day of FlightAware's airline flight data over the US? NATS did it -- it's amazing and beautiful! The timestamps in the video are UTC, so the video starts in the middle of the night. (vimeo.com) Ещё...

(Video) Shuttle Enterprise Separates from 747 In-Flight - 1977

Размещено
 
The Space Shuttle Enterprise never flew in space. It was the first Space Shuttle built (completed on September 17, 1976), and was used only for aeronautical flight testing. The Enterprise arrived at Dryden in January 1977 for a flight program involving a Boeing 747 airliner that had been modified for use as a shuttle carrier aircraft (SCA). (youtu.be) Ещё...

(Video) Labor Day flying: Behind the scenes at a busy airport

Размещено
 
A behind-the-scenes look at how one of the nation's busiest airport will get thousands of passengers to their destination over the busy Labor Day holiday. (www.youtube.com) Ещё...

To celebrate their 60 years, Lufthansa has created some "now and then" photos

Размещено
 
To celebrate their 60 years, Lufthansa has created some "now and then" photos, replicating memories of the past. (www.lufthansagroup.com) Ещё...

Delta Plane Skids Off Runway at LaGuardia Airport

Размещено
 
An aircraft skidded on the runway at LaGuardia Airport and crashed into a fence ... It wasn't clear how many people were on the Delta plane when it slid off the runway (www.nbcnewyork.com) Ещё...

A Singapore Airlines Airbus jet lost power on all of its engines mid-flight

Размещено
 
Over the weekend, Singapore Airlines Flight 836, flying from Singapore to Shanghai, lost power mid-flight on both of its Rolls-Royce engines. (www.businessinsider.com) Ещё...

Simple wave: Feel good video of the day

Размещено
 
A boy waves at a Southwest Airlines airplane and gets a surprise . . . (www.youtube.com) Ещё...

United States, Cuba to resume scheduled commercial airline service

Размещено
 
The United States and Cuba have agreed to restore scheduled commercial airline service between the two countries for the first time in more than five decades, exactly a year after they started the process of normalizing relations. The latest step to restore U.S.-Cuba ties after 54 years of hostility will not go into effect immediately but should eventually increase tourism and business on the communist-ruled island. (www.reuters.com) Ещё...

Bombardier CS300 takes off for 1st test flight

Размещено
 
Bombardier saw one of its CS300 jets take off from Mirabel airport in Montreal today, the first time the company's larger CSeries plane has taken to the skies. (www.cbc.ca) Ещё...

United Continental Sent Safety Warning to Pilots

Размещено
 
United Continental Holdings Inc. ’s management sent a dramatic safety warning to its pilots last month, calling for stepped-up compliance with rules and procedures following several serious incidents caused by cockpit errors. The bulletin, issued Jan. 9 under the heading “significant safety concerns,” said it was prompted by four separate “safety events and near-misses” in previous weeks, including a plane whose pilots had to execute an emergency pull-up maneuver to avoid crashing into the… (consumerist.com) Ещё...

Вход

Нет учетной записи? Зарегистрируйтесь сейчас (бесплатно) и получите доступ к конфигурируемым функциям, уведомлениям о статусе рейсов и другим возможностям!