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Passengers with mobile WiFi network named “Remote Detonator” removed from plane

At Detroit Metropolitan Airport, police removed two passengers from a GoJet/Delta Connection flight because they apparently wouldn't turn off a mobile phone that reportedly had a WiFi network name of "Remote Detonator." From the Detroit Free Press:

...Flight attendants announced that they’d be calling police if personal WiFi wasn’t turned off, (passenger Aaron) Greenberg said.

It ...

Immerse yourself in these stunning 4K airplane cockpit videos

Go full screen for this 4K video of an Airbus A380 landing at night at the Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport. The YouTube channel, High Pressure Aviation Films, offers dozens of POV flight videos, from landings in Tahiti and Tokyo to the clip below of the Northern Lights seen from inside a Boeing 777 ...

Horrifying video shows a man operating a plane TV with his foot

07.16.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

The next time you're on a plane you might want to pause before browsing the in-flight entertainment options and reach for some sanitizer. For all you know, the screen you're about to touch could be glazed with... someone's foot sweat. Though the scre... ...

Woman fell asleep on an Air Canada flight and awoke to find herself alone on the plane

Most people know that flying can be scary, but it turns out simply sitting in a stationary plane at the airport can be a nightmare, too.  We know this thanks to Facebook user ‎Deanna Noel-Dale‎, who shared a post to Air Canada's page... ...

Python smuggles itself out of Australia by hiding in a woman’s shoe on an airplane

When Moira Boxall returned to Glasgow from Queensland, Australia, she unpacked her suitcase and was surprised to find a small python had accompanied her on the trip. The snake had made the 9,000 mile journey tucked inside a shoe. This sounds like the makings of a fun movie! From CNN:

"I responded to a ...

Amazon Air expands with 10 more cargo aircraft, bringing fleet to 50 planes

Days after FedEx CEO Frederick Smith dismissed the Amazon threat to its business during the company’s earnings call, Amazon announced an expansion of its two-year old Amazon Air operation which will now add ten 767-300 dedicated Amazon cargo aircraft to its fleet. The planes are being leased from existing partner, Air Transport Services Group, Inc. (ATSG), which ...

For sale: magnificent NASA supersonic plane model from the 1960s

This gorgeous 1960s aerodynamic test model of a NASA supersonic transport plane from the space agency's Langley Research Center can be yours for $5,685. On offer from Agent Gallery Chicago, it's approximately 51" long with a wingspan of 24" and "built of wood and composite materials." Unfortunately, one of the fins has snapped off but ...

Check out this beautiful sky ***** the Marines drew over California

10.23.2018 · Posted in Technology Articles

We are delighted to inform you that the United States Marine Corps drew ***** in the sky.  Marine Corps spokesperson Josef Patterson confirmed that the ******* flight was indeed mapped out by the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, telling Veteran news si... ...

World’s shortest scheduled flight may go electric

Loganair's flights between Westray and Papa Westray, two islands in the Orkneys off the British coast, are the world's shortest at only 1.7 miles. They're planning to go electric, either by replacing the current plane's engines or getting a new one.

It takes about two minutes - including taxiing - to complete the 1.7 ...