New NASA supersonic plane construction begins now

NASA announced its latest X-plane experimental aircraft called the Low-Boom Flight Demonstrator (LBFD). The agency signed a contract to design the plane back in 2016; now it’s ready to proceed with development and construction. If the LBFD is successful, it will be a testbed for quiet supersonic technology, and possibly allow for supersonic flights over land, getting…

BREAKING Scoot flight #TR634 returned to Singapore escorted by fighter jets after an alleged bomb threat

According to reports, a Singapore Airlines budget carrier Scoot flight returned to Changi Airport after an alleged bomb threat. Flight TR634 en route to Hat Yai which left Changi Airport at 1.20 pm was escorted back by Singapore’s air force. The Airbus A320 (reg. 9V-TAN) aircraft landed safely at 15.23 (07.23 UTC). The Singapore Police Force…

A Canadian man may be charged nearly $18,000 after his drunken behavior caused the plane to return to the airport escorted by two F-15 fighter jets

A Canadian man may be charged $17,450 after his drunken and disorderly behavior caused the plane to make an emergency return to Montreal Airport escorted by two USAF F-15 fighter jets. The 40-year-old man will be sentenced April 18 and prosecutors are requesting Nassios pay damages and serve three years probation, according to court documents,…

BREAKING Due to the earlier incident, all departing flights from London Stansted Airport are cancelled

Stansted Airport’s terminal was partially evacuated after a bus caught fire close to the main building. At least one fire engine rushed to the scene and police diverted traffic away from the terminal. UPDATE 21:00 UTC All departing flights until midnight have now been cancelled and passengers are asked to leave the Airport. UPDATE 19:32 UTC…

‘Something just passed over us’ – American Airlines pilots report ‘UFO’ over southeastern Arizona

Cockpit recordings show two separate airline pilots reported sightings of an unidentified flying object to the Albuquerque Air Traffic Center when flying over southeastern Arizona. On February 24, a Learjet pilot first reported the mysterious object to air traffic control while flying over the desert. “I don’t know what it was,” the pilot says. “It…