Boom says its supersonic XB-1 aircraft test program will be “fully carbon neutral”

Commercial aviation isn’t typically the place to look if you’re after carbon-light initiatives. Jet fuel isn’t generally very green, and airplanes burn a lot of it when traversing the skies. But supersonic flight startup Boom wants to change the perception of commercial aviation as an emissions costly prospect, starting with their testing development program for […]

Man tries to open plane door on runway moments before take-off

Passenger reportedly wanted to let friends on to flight Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/indigo-flight-take-off-open-door-friends-passenger-flight-delhi-jeddah-a9345771.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Helen Coffey

Dubai Daredevil Sets Jetpack World Record

We already have enough depressing examples that we’re living in the future. Planet on fire. Deadly plagues Increasing corporate control of everything. Robot uprisings. Video games literally called Cyberpunk. But what about the cool stuff? One of the most powerful visual shorthands for living in the future is the personal jetpack. A now a Dubai […]

Storm Dennis: Heathrow plane lands almost sideways in fierce crosswinds

Strong winds and heavy rain hit UK for second weekend in a row Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/heathrow-plane-video-storm-dennis-wind-sideways-landing-a9338201.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Rory Sullivan

Airbus unveils futuristic plane design that could cut fuel burn by 20%

Although don’t expect to see it in the air soon Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/airbus-plane-design-maveric-blended-wing-body-fuel-consumption-a9329011.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Cathy Adams

Storm Ciara forces British Airways flight to make emergency landing as fuel 'ran close to reserves'

Declaring an emergency is a frequent procedure to minimise risk Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/storm-ciara-british-airways-flight-divert-emergency-landing-gatwick-geneva-lyon-a9325721.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Simon Calder

'I will kill you': United Airlines passenger attacks flight attendant by hitting them in the face and throwing them to the ground

Flight diverts to Anchorage Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/united-airlines-violent-passenger-kill-throw-hit-flight-attendant-a9323736.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Helen Coffey

Commercial airline pilot records curious UFO

CesarMP is a commercial pilot from Colombia who posted a recent video about a UFO he saw while flying a plane. Is it a weather balloon? Image: YouTube Source: https://boingboing.net/2020/02/05/commercial-airline-pilot-recor.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Mark Frauenfelder