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INCIDENT: IndiGo ATR-72 Bursts Tyres In Balked Landing

INCIDENT: IndiGo ATR-72 Bursts Tyres In Balked Landing

An IndiGo ATR-72 flying into Hubli in India had to land with two burst tyres, following a previous landing attempt in gusty winds. There were no injuries. The incident happened on Monday. The crew of the IndiGo ATR-72 were performing flight 6E-7979, from Kannur (VOKN)...
Southwest Airlines: Technical Issues Ground Fleet!

Southwest Airlines: Technical Issues Ground Fleet!

For the second time in two days, Southwest Airlines faced technical issues, causing delays that grounded hundreds of aircraft for several hours. On Tuesday afternoon, the airline announced that they are “resuming normal operations”, after hours of disruption. The...
Tariffs And Subsidies Row Between EU-US [mostly] Over?

Tariffs And Subsidies Row Between EU-US [mostly] Over?

Today, the United States and European Union declared a five-year truce on their 17-year ‘war’ over aircraft-related tariffs and subsidies. But is this the end? “The world has changed, changed utterly”, said the US President, quoting W. B. Yeats, an Irish poet. He was...
Boeing MQ-25 – First Drone To Refuel Another Aircraft!

Boeing MQ-25 – First Drone To Refuel Another Aircraft!

Last week, Boeing announced that its MQ-25 test aircraft became the first uncrewed aircraft to refuel another aircraft, a Navy fighter jet. Uncrewed aircraft are inching their way into aviation. Of course the military has been using drones for many decades already. At...
Revealed: The First PLAY Airbus In The Paint Shop!

Revealed: The First PLAY Airbus In The Paint Shop!

PLAY recently posted the first pictures of its first Airbus A321neo, in the paint shop. The Icelandic airline has high hopes for its first season. Generally speaking, airlines are very careful about their image. They all want to convey a sense of professionalism, the...
CFM RISE: GE & Safran To Develop Open Rotor Engine!

CFM RISE: GE & Safran To Develop Open Rotor Engine!

General Electric and Safran, the two CFM partners, are launching CFM RISE, a program for an ultra-efficient sustainable-fuel, open rotor engine. They hope a new engine will be ready for service by the middle of the next decade. Hot on the heels of news from Airbus,...