ALERT Close encounter between US Navy P-8 Poseidon and Russian Su-27

Russian Ministry of Defense statement: On September 7, 2016US Navy reconnaissance aircraft P-8 “Poseidon” tried twice to get close to the state border of the Russian Federation over the Black Sea without transponders. Su-27 fighters from Belbek airbase were scrambled. When Russian fighters approached the US reconnaissance aircraft for visual identification, American plane abruptly changed course to the opposite…

NEWS British Airways is recruiting new pilots for its expanding fleet of Embraer jet aircraft at London City Airport

An ambitious recruitment programme is launched this month to find both direct entry captains and first officers to join BA CityFlyer, the wholly owned British Airways’ subsidiary that operates from the Docklands airport to more than 30 business and leisure destinations across Europe. The new recruits will join over 200 existing pilots who currently fly…

ALERT KLM Boeing 747 #KL605 to San Francisco is holding at 10,000ft

[td_block_weather w_location=”Amsterdam”] [td_block_text_with_title custom_title=”KLM #KL605 to San Francisco”]Flight KLM #KL605 from Amsterdam to San Francisco stopped to clim shortly after departure due to a technical issue and returned to AMS. Reload the page for updates… UPDATE 1032 UTC #KL605 safely landed runway 18R. UPDATE 1019 UTC #KL605 Boeing 747-400 starting approach to Amsterdam. UPDATE 1011 UTC…