UK army parachutist rescues teammate after chute fail
SubmittedLondon (CNN)—A parachutist with the British Army's Red Devils stunt team rescued a fellow jumper in a midair drama after his parachute failed during a stunt jump. (www.cnn.com) More...
Artist to bury 727 in CA desert
SubmittedA Swiss artist plans to bury an intact Boeing 727 jetliner in California's Mojave Desert and build a tourist tunnel to give visitors a chance to view the underground project. (wtop.com) More...
Passengers & Crew Foil Hijack Attempt in China
SubmittedPassengers and crew members thwarted an attempt by six people to hijack a plane in the western Chinese province of Xinjiang, local authorities said Friday. (m.cnn.com) More...
One person's take on the best low pass flybys
SubmittedOf course, it starts with the most famous - Maverick and Goose buzzing the tower. #1 actually caused some damage. And tell me #3 doesn't cause you to duck for cover. (biertijd.com) More...
Pentagon wants ideas for flying aircraft carrier
SubmittedGot an idea on how to make a flying aircraft carrier? The Defense Department wants to know about it. The Defense Advanced Research Products Agency has a request out for ideas on how to develop an airborne platform that could both launch and recover other aircraft. But before you start looking for schematics of the Starship Enterprise (NCC-1701) or Battlestar Galactica, or how you might levitate the USS Nimitz, think a little smaller, like B-1, B-52 or C-130. (www.cnn.com) More...
Cleaning Crew Jealous of First Class Pax on ... AirTran?
SubmittedHungry air travelers know that all those onboard snacks and spirits reserved for premium-class passengers or available only for a fee look mighty tempting, but airport workers apparently give them a second look as well. (www.cnn.com) More...
Two Muslim religious leaders sue airlines for discrimination
SubmittedTwo Islamic religious leaders from Tennessee filed a lawsuit against two airlines Monday, claiming they were discriminated against and not allowed to fly on a plane in May because of the way they looked. (www.cnn.com) More...
Lights, cameras, drones - The drone industry got more than just a Hollywood ending Thursday
SubmittedThe FAA’s approval for six television and motion picture companies to use drones as flying cameras doesn’t open the floodgates to all the other businesses eager to use them to photograph weddings, dust crops or deliver packages. But it sets the stage for more pro-drone decisions to follow, after years of the agency insisting that just about all commercial use of drones was illegal. (Apologies if this is a duplicate squawk. I couldn't find one in the search.) (www.politico.com) More...
Crew of VAW-123 E-2C receive Air Medal
SubmittedIn March, the VAW-123 was performing carrier qualifications in preparation for deployment aboard the USS Eisenhower when the arresting cable snapped, nearly causing the aircraft to hit the water. A few days ago, the crew were awarded the Air Medal for "meritorious achievement while participating in aerial flight." (www.navytimes.com) More...
It's (a) Grand! FAA Passes 1,000 UAS Section 333 Exemptions
SubmittedIn its continuing effort to safely expand and support commercial unmanned aircraft operations in U.S. airspace, the Federal Aviation Administration has now granted more than 1,000 Section 333 exemption approvals. As of today, the agency has issued 1,008 such exemptions. (www.faa.gov) More...
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