EMERGENCY El Al #LY30 to Tel Aviv was forced to return to Toronto for an emergency landing after reporting an engine fire

An El Al Israel Airlines flight departing from Toronto Pearson International Airport was forced to return for an emergency landing after reporting an engine fire.  The Boeing 767-300 ER to Tel Aviv, landed safely 40 minutes after takeoff. Emergency crew were on the scene to meet the aircraft on the runway. No injuries were reported.…

BREAKING Aerosucre Boeing 727 #HK4544 has crashed in Puerto Carreño, Colombia with 6 people on board

A cargo plane belonging to Colombian airliner Aerosucre crashed Tuesday, leaving four dead, one wounded and one missing. At least four people are dead and another person injured after an Aerosucre cargo plane crashed Tuesday in Puerto Carreño, Colombia. The Boeing 727-200 (registration HK4544) crashed shortly after takeoff from the German Olano airport, close to…

NEWS This Extra 330 is the fastest-climbing electric-powered airplane ever!

While we’ve become accustomed to seeing electric cars demonstrate serious performance—Tesla’s Model S P90D can accelerate to 60mph in 2.8 seconds—the mere idea of electric-powered airplanes is unfamiliar to most of us. But the development of electric powertrains for aircraft is starting to gain momentum. On November 25, a German-made electric-powered Extra aerobatic aircraft took…

NEWS Singapore Airlines to bring A350 jet to its service to Houston

Singapore Airlines announced it will debut its A350 service in Houston in January 2017. Singapore Airlines will debut its A350 service in Houston in January 2017. This announcement comes just weeks after launching its new non-stop route between George Bush Intercontinental Airport and Manchester Airport in England. The twin-jet featuring Singapore Airlines’ new three-class cabin…

NEWS E-Cigarette battery sparks fire on American Airlines flight

An American Airlines passenger’s electronic cigarette “malfunctioned” Thursday and started a small fire aboard the aircraft, airline officials said. The small fire forced the flight from Dallas to Indianapolis to make an emergency landing at Clinton National Airport in Little Rock, Arkansas. American Airlines spokesman Ross Feinstein said none of the 137 passengers or five crew members…