Airbus BelugaXL rolls-out of paintshop with a brand new livery #TheWhale #avgeek

The first BelugaXL has rolled out of the paintshop unveiling a special livery making it look like a Beluga Whale. The livery was one of six choices submitted to Airbus employees through a poll in which 20,000 people participated. With 40% votes in favour, the smiley livery won. The BelugaXL will now undertake ground tests before first flight planned in summer 2018.…

Nearly naked man arrested after he scales a fence and jumps on plane wing at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson airport

Police said a man scaled the fence surrounding Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport Tuesday afternoon before running across taxiways and runways, eventually sitting beside a plane waiting for takeoff. The incident happened around 4:30 p.m. Atlanta police said Jhryin Jones, 19, ran was arrested and charged with criminal trespassing, public indecency, and obstruction of law enforcement…

First ACJ320neo enters final assembly

The first ACJ320neo has entered final assembly in Hamburg, marking the start of a new era in Airbus corporate jets. Featuring the largest cabin in its class, the ACJ320neo is due to be delivered to Acropolis Aviation of the UK in the last quarter, together with a second aircraft, for Comlux of Switzerland. More than…

ALERT Police have surrounded a JetBlue flight #B61623 experiencing radio issue at JFK Airport

JetBlue Airways said late Tuesday that one of its flights originating from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport experienced a radio issue impacting the crew’s ability to communicate. A JetBlue pilot accidentally reported that his plane was being hijacked at JFK, triggering a massive response of cops and firefighters who surrounded the craft on…