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A Russian 'Spy Plane' Was Spotted Over the Midwest. But It's Totally Normal (Yes, Really)  TIME

A Russian spy plane spotted flying over Chicago was actually part of the Open Skies Treaty.


This company wants to fill the skies with hydrogen-powered planes by 2022  The Verge

A new company that aims to build and sell planes that run on hydrogen-powered electricity emerged from stealth Wednesday. ZeroAvia, based in Hollister, Calif.


Get up close and personal with historical planes, cars Saturday  KEPR 19

The third annual Wings & Wheels Drive-in and Fly-in is happening at the Richland airport Saturday. Leaders from the Port of Benton say it's one of the only ...


Zombie planes technology may resurrect old F-16s in future  Federal News Network

The Air Force may be able to take old planes and turn them into drones.


Air and Water Show 2019: Planes rehearsing above lakefront Friday ahead of weekend show  WLS-TV

Chicago Air and Water Show 2019: Planes will be soaring along the lakefront Friday to go through practice runs and offering a preview of this weekend's show.


This plane can fly 500 miles, powered entirely by hydrogen  Fast Company

It's the largest zero-emissions plane to ever fly without any fossil fuels.


A News Anchor And A Pilot Were Killed In A Plane Crash While Filming A TV Segment  BuzzFeed News

A TV reporter and a pilot were killed Friday when the small plane in which they were traveling to film a news segment crashed in New Orleans, authorities said.


2 Blue Angels planes touch during midair in Florida practice run  WGN TV Chicago

PENSACOLA, Fla. — The U.S. Navy says two Blue Angels jets touched midair during a practice run in the Florida Panhandle. Navy spokeswoman Lt. Michelle ...


23 injured in Russian plane's emergency landing  ABC News

The captain of a Russian passenger jet was hailed as a hero Thursday for landing his plane in a cornfield after it collided with a flock of gulls seconds after ...


Battery-powered plane crashes in Norway as country tries to ditch fossil fuel  The Verge

An all-electric battery-powered plane has crashed into a lake in Norway, in what is a setback for the country's attempt to move away from fossil fuel-powered ...


After Dale Jr.'s plane crash, Brad Keselowski explains why he flies to nearby tracks instead of driving  For The Win

Many NASCAR drivers typically fly to race tracks within driving distance, and Brad Keselowski explained why.


The Navy's new supercarrier can now land all of its planes — except the F-35 stealth fighter  Military Times

The USS Gerald R. Ford, the Navy's new supercarrier, can now land all of the *service's* planes, except for its new stealth fighter.


Blue Angels planes touch midair during Pensacola practice  Pensacola News Journal

Blue Angels planes touch midair during practice.


Boeing’s Plane Deliveries Tumble as 737 MAX Jet Stays Grounded  The Wall Street Journal

Boeing said it delivered 38% fewer planes in the first seven months of 2019 than a year ago—falling further behind rival Airbus—as the impact of grounding the ...


Meet Alice, the battery-powered plane that could herald the age of electric air travel  World Economic Forum

Could this electric plane, unveiled at this year's Paris Air Show, help cut costs and reduce aviation's environmental impact?


Russian spy plane spotted flying over Chicago  WGN TV Chicago

CHICAGO — Just as Chicagoans were settling into dinner, and the White Sox were in the middle of a doubleheader on the South Side Tuesday, a Russian Air ...


Badass Planes, Ranked  Popular Mechanics

It's an impossible task to rank our favorite planes—but we decided to do it anyways. Listed are all the great aviation titans from commercial aircraft to devastating ...


Swedes are switching from planes to trains — here's why  NBC News

A number of factors have coalesced over the past year to create a greater awareness in Sweden about the damaging effects of flying on global climate.


Russia says it 'chased away' NATO fighter jet near defense minister's plane  NBC News

LONDON — A Russian fighter jet escorting the country's defense minister "chased away" a NATO F/A-18 that came close to the government plane, according to ...


American Airlines reviewing rare mix-up of Charlotte passenger boarding wrong plane  Charlotte Observer

A man accidentally boarded the wrong plane at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport Wednesday, according to American Airlines. The man boarded the ...


Hero Pilot Lands Plane in Corn Field After Bird Strike, Saving all 226 Passengers on Board  PEOPLE.com

An airline pilot is being touted as a hero this week after making a successful emergency landing in a corn field after a swarm of birds was sucked into the plane's ...


Think Legroom on Planes Is Bad Now? It’s Going to Get Worse  Bloomberg

Air travel is becoming a test of physical endurance. Seats have shrunk, legroom has vanished -- and the airlines aren't done with you yet.


Video: Russia Forces NATO Fighter Away from Defense Minister's Plane  Newsweek

Russia claimed to have forced a fighter jet of the NATO Western military alliance away from a plane carrying Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu in an ...


Man breaks into Phoenix airport, activates plane's emergency slide  New York Post

Zackaria Mudasir, 39, allegedly walked into the secure area of Terminal 2 at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix at about 2:15 a.m., a local ABC affiliate ...


Russian spy plane flew over parts of Indiana and the Midwest this week, according to flight data  FOX 59 Indianapolis

A Russian plane passed over parts of Indiana and the Midwest during a flight this week. According to FlightRadar24, the Russian Air Force jet passed over parts ...


Tests to begin on Ampaire electric hybrid passenger airplane  CNN

Aviation company Ampaire has begun retrofitting Cessna 337 Skymaster aircraft with electric engines to create the Ampaire Electric EEL -- what could be the first ...


Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s Plane 'Bounced' Twice on Runway Before Crashing, NTSB Says  PEOPLE.com

Retired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family are “doing well” after surviving a fiery plane crash in Elizabethton, Tennessee, on Thursday, during ...


South Korean Jets Fire Warning Shots Toward Russian Military Plane  The New York Times

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea said its air force jets fired hundreds of warning shots on Tuesday to ward off a Russian military plane that intruded upon ...


Russian Plane With 234 On Board Crash-lands in Cornfield After Bird Strike  Newsweek

Passengers aboard a Russian plane that crash-landed in a cornfield have given an emotional thank you to the airline crew for saving their lives. The Ural ...


Push renewed to bring back use of surveillance plane program in Baltimore  WBAL TV Baltimore

There is a renewed push to bring back surveillance planes to Baltimore. The planes caused controversy in 2016 because the Baltimore Police Department put ...


Small plane hacking alert: Department of Homeland Security issues hacking security alert for small planes  CBS News

Washington — The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a rare security alert Tuesday for small planes. The alert warns if a hacker gained physical ...


Delta Plane Fills with Thick Mist Before Takeoff, Passengers Say Flight Crew Didn't Explain It at All  PEOPLE.com

It is relatively common for mists like the one in the plane to form when humid and cool temperatures meet.


Airbus’ new bird-plane hybrid is both fascinating and unsettling  The Verge

Airbus unveiled a new concept airplane called "Bird of Prey," which seems fitting because this thing seems designed to prey on your deepest fears. The bird-like ...


World War II Planes Come To Nampa  Boise State Public Radio

You may have noticed a couple of really big planes flying over the Treasure Valley this week. The World War II B-17 and B-25 bombers were brought to Nampa.


Tour, ride in WWII planes this weekend at 'Vintage Warbird Expo'  WOAI

SAN ANTONIO -- Learn all about a piece of World War 2 history this weekend at an event putting you up close and personal with vintage planes.


2 Southwest planes backed into each other at the Nashville airport, airline says  CNN

Two planes are out of *service* after a collision knocked the "S" out of Southwest on one of the aircraft.


Meet the F-23: The Plane the Air Force Didn't Want (That Is Now Pure Legend)  The National Interest Online

But if the YF-23 program is any indication, it could take longer than 15 years to invent a new air-superiority system, whatever form it takes. The mystique that ...


Remember The Surveillance Plane That Flew Over Baltimore? It Could Fly Again  CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The surveillance plane that flew over Baltimore could be making a comeback. The owner of Persistent Surveillance Systems said Tuesday ...


Plane Carrying U.S. Military Personnel Catches Fire on Runway Before Take Off  Newsweek

An airport in Ireland had to close on Thursday morning (August 15) after a U.S. military plane caught fire on the runway before take off. Shannon Airport, on the ...


Delta plane fills with mist before takeoff, confuses passengers  Fox News

Talk about a fright on a flight. Delta Air Lines passengers who traveled from Florida to New York on Sunday night were in for a slight scare when a foglike mist ...


Two Russian spy planes flew just off the Alaskan coast last week  Task & Purpose

Two anti-submarine surveillance aircraft flew by Alaska, though they did not cross into sovereign U.S. airspace.


Air Force Tests Contraption That Can Turn Any Plane Into a Robot Plane  Defense One

Scientists say new ROBOpilot completed a two-hour test flight, essentially turning a manned plane into a drone.


Delta passenger who claims he flew on empty 'private' plane left out one important detail  Fox News

A Delta passenger and award-winning director has admitted to taking some artistic liberties with footage he recently uploaded to Twitter, which suggested he ...


US lays out enforcement priorities for animals on planes  Yahoo Finance

The government is telling airlines and passengers how it will enforce rules governing animals that people bring on planes. The Transportation Department said ...


Storm damages commercial planes at Billings airport | Local  Billings Gazette

Frontier and Alaska Airlines both had planes damaged by the hailstorm that battered much of the region Sunday evening.


Plane's emergency landing on busy US highway captured on police camera – video  The Guardian

A small plane's emergency landing on a busy road in Washington state was captured by a patrol officer's dashboard camera on 1 August. The single-prop KR2 ...


'I should be on a plane to see her': Tlaib emotional after decision not to visit grandmother in West Bank  CNN

Rep. Rashida Tlaib got emotional Friday following her announcement that she would not visit the West Bank to see her 90-year-old grandmother "potentially for ...


Cuban man found stowed away in plane's cargo area at Miami airport  NBC News

A Cuban man was detained early Friday morning after he was found in the luggage compartment of a plane from Havana that landed in Miami. U.S. Customs ...


Just 2 Out of 23 U.S. F-35 Test Planes Are Fully Operational  The National Interest Online

The 23 U.S. military F-35 stealth fighters in the test fleet at Edwards Air Force Base in California achieved a “fully mission capable” rate of just 8.7 percent in June ...


A Heroic Plane Landing, Instagram's New Fact Checkers, and More News  WIRED

A gull strike forced a Russian airliner to land in a cornfield, Instagram is getting into the fact-checking game, and new technology is catching lightning from afar.


Norway's New Electric Plane Crashes During Demo Flight  Futurism

During its debut flight, Norway's electric plane crash-landed into a lake. The country still hopes to electrify all domestic aircraft by 2040.


Why the F-117 Nighthawk Is Such a Badass Plane  Popular Mechanics

How the world's first stealth combat aircraft went on to change forever the way the U.S. fought wars.


The Very Real Aircraft of Area 51  Popular Mechanics

Never mind the UFOs, here are eight wonder planes that have called the secret base home.


easyJet passenger shocked when he spots something VERY wrong with plane seat on flight  Express

AN EASYJET passenger was amazed when he spotted a plane seat with no cushion on his flight. The photo, rapidly going viral on Twitter, comes a week after a ...


Airbus unveils new 'bird of prey' concept plane  CNN

European manufacturer Airbus has created a concept aircraft inspired by the natural features of eagles, hawks and other aerial predators.


Three Girdwood residents were among four dead in mountainside plane crash  Anchorage Daily News

The fourth victim was visiting from Arizona, Alaska State Troopers say.


MH370 shock theory: Plane ‘stalled in mid-air as crew panicked during mechanical failure’  Express.co.uk

MH370 could have stalled in mid-air as the crew panicked during a mechanical failure, a theory linking it to another high-profile disaster with “uncanny” ...


Venezuelan jet 'aggressively shadowed' US military plane: US  Aljazeera.com

Pentagon says its aircraft was in international airspace and the Venezuelan action endangered the safety of the crew.


Delta says passenger who posted viral video of ‘private jet’ experience boarded flight that never took off  The Washington Post

Delta Air Lines said Wednesday that a passenger whose viral video purportedly showed him lucking into a “private jet” experience last week was the only ...


Small plane makes emergency landing on main highway in Croatia  Euronews

A small plane carrying a woman and her flight instructor had to make an emergency landing on a main highway in Croatia on Saturday, surprising drivers but ...


‘It’s a miracle’: Woman survives 5,000 foot plunge from plane after parachute malfunctions  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

A 30-year-old woman is recovering after falling more than 5000 feet from a plane. The woman, whose name was not released, was skydiving Saturday near ...


Vietnam's Vinpearl Air takes off next summer with 6-plane fleet  Nikkei Asian Review

HANOI -- Vinpearl Air, the airline founded by leading Vietnamese conglomerate Vingroup, will begin commercial flights next July as the country's sixth.


BA crew praised by unions for landing smoke-filled plane safely  The Guardian

Aviation unions have praised British Airway pilots and cabin crew for landing their plane safely and evacuating all passengers after their aircraft filled with smoke ...


Pilot dies in plane crash in Marysville  KIRO Seattle

The pilot of an experimental plane died when the aircraft crashed in a large field in Marysville.


Russian Surveillance Plane Is Flying Missions Over U.S. Military Bases In Hawaii  The Drive

The Russians are conducting their latest surveillance missions over the United States under the Open Skies Treaty, this time over Hawaii. This agreement allows ...


WATCH: Disturbing moment female plane passenger performs very strange move  Express

FLIGHTS welcome all sorts of plane passengers on board the aircraft, each with their own host of quirks. One woman on a flight was spotted by a fellow flier ...


Canadian Forces to conduct inspections of older Hercules planes after U.S. grounds some aircraft  Ottawa Citizen

The Canadian Forces will conduct inspections of some of its older Hercules transport planes after the U.S. Air Force grounded 123 of its aircraft because of ...


Pilot walks away from East County plane crash unhurt  fox5sandiego.com

A small plane crash-landed near an East County casino Thursday.


North Korea vs. America's Mach 3 SR-71 Spy Plane (Who Wins?)  The National Interest Online

No SR-71 has ever been lost or damaged due to hostile action. The aircraft was extremely difficult for enemy radars to find. Featuring the original stealth ...


Man Who Got Delta Plane All To Himself Admits It Never Actually Took Off  HuffPost

Solo passenger Vincent Peone said he was tempted to try and sit in every single seat on the plane.


UPDATE: Alaska State Troopers identify four people killed in Girdwood plane crash  KTUU.com

Alaska State Troopers have identified the four people killed in a plane crash in Girdwood.


Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s plane 'basically bounced at least twice' during crash-landing  Yahoo News

An investigator for the National Transportation Safety Board said Friday that the plane carrying Dale Earnhardt Jr., his wife Amy and their daughter Isla “basically ...


National Transportation Safety Board briefs on Earnhardt plane crash | NASCAR.com  NASCAR

The National Transportation Safety Board provided information from their preliminary investigation into the plane crash involving Dale Earnhardt Jr. and family in ...


Boeing Delays Development of Another Important Plane. Investors Will Blame the 737 MAX.  Barron's

Boeing is delaying development of its new, long-range 777X, twin-aisle jet aircraft, likely because it needs to focus on returning the 737 MAX jet to *service*.


Dale Earnhardt Jr. survives plane crash  CNN

Dale Earnhardt Jr, famed NASCAR driver and auto racing analyst, and his wife were involved in a private jet crash in eastern Tennessee and escaped serious ...


Thick Fog Inside Delta Plane Waiting To Take Off For NYC Alarms Passengers  CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A foggy sight had passengers on a New York-bound flight concerned this weekend. That's because the fog was inside the cabin, ...


Passengers Stuck On Plane At JFK For 8 Hours  CBS New York

Frustrated passengers headed to Miami say they were stuck on the tarmac at JFK for eight hours; CBS2's Dave Carlin reports. 20 hours ago ...


Victims of Montana plane crash identified | News  Casper Star-Tribune Online

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Two men from Wyoming were the victims of a deadly plane crash in northeast Montana.


What to do if frozen urine from a Heathrow or Gatwick plane hits your home  MyLondon

Heathrow has actual advice on what to do if it happens.


Plane full of US troops evacuated after landing gear catches fire  We Are The Mighty

All flights from Ireland's Shannon Airport were suspended after a plane carrying US troops was evacuated because of a fire.


64 years ago, the vaunted U-2 spy plane took its first flight, and it happened by accident  Business Insider

The U-2 Dragon Lady has been flying all over the world for 64 years, but its first flight didn't exactly go as planned.


2 dead after plane crashes in New Orleans East near Lakefront airport  WDSU New Orleans

Two people died Friday in a plane crash near Lakefront airport, according to NOLA Ready. The crash happened at Jourdan and Morrison roads in New Orleans ...


Norway's first electric plane crash-lands on lake  Reuters

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's first battery-powered aircraft crash-landed on a lake on Wednesday, in a setback for the country's aviation strategy, although police ...


Airbus A350 software bug forces airlines to turn planes off and on every 149 hours  The Register

Some models of Airbus A350 airliners still need to be hard rebooted after exactly 149 hours, despite warnings from the EU Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) first ...


Two people dead in plane crash near Lakefront Airport  WWL News, Talk, Sports Radio Station

Crews confirm a place crash in New Orleans East.A small airplane went down near France Road and Industrial Canal.Two people were aboard, they both died.


Turkey's transport minister says 179 planes were diverted at Istanbul airport till mid-June  Ahval

Turkey's Minister of Transport and Infrastructure said that aviation authorities had diverted 179 planes at Istanbul's new airport due to adverse weather conditions ...


Emiliano Sala Suffered Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Fatal Plane Crash  The New York Times

LONDON — Emiliano Sala, the Argentine soccer player who died in a plane crash in the English Channel in January, had been exposed to “potentially fatal” ...


Plane makes Emergency Landing in Rockbridge County field  WSET

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY, Va (WSET) -- A small plane made an emergency landing in a field near Millers Mill Way in Rockbridge County. The Kerrs Creek Fire ...


Turns out, misbehaving on a plane could cost you big money  The Washington Post

When U.K.-based airline Jet2 announced this week it had billed a passenger the equivalent of $106,000 for allegedly trying to open the airplane doors during ...


Man jumps on plane wing as it prepares for takeoff  CNN

Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) A man who climbed onto the wing of a plane as it prepared for takeoff at the airport in Nigeria's Lagos city has been arrested, authorities ...


Passengers flee plane after emergency landing in Russian cornfield – video  The Guardian

A passenger jet with 233 passengers was forced to make an emergency landing in a cornfield after striking a flock of birds as it took off. The pilot, Damir Yusupov ...


Local veteran demanding change after airline wouldn't let him on plane with service dog  FOX13 Memphis

*Service* dogs are generally accepted wherever their disabled owner goes. That may mean restaurants, hotels, or even airplanes.


Boeing 737 Max: Grounding means 40m fewer plane seats available this summer  The Independent

Forty million fewer aircraft seats than anticipated are available this summer after the worldwide grounding of the Boeing 737 Max. Aviation authorities banned ...


GoAir plane to Bangkok returns for want of navigation, approach charts  Livemint

NEW DELHI: In an unusual incident, a Bangkok-bound GoAir aircraft on Friday returned to the national capital after the crew found that they did not have the ...


The body of a British teenager who fell mysteriously from a plane in Madagascar has been found  CNN

The body of a British teenager who died after mysteriously falling from a plane over Madagascar has been found, authorities in the country have confirmed, ...


Sierra Nevada's Dream Chaser Space Plane Could Launch Astronauts One Day  Space.com

ATLANTA — Sierra Nevada's Dream Chaser space plane is preparing to carry cargo to the International Space Station (ISS) by the spring of 2021. But that isn't ...


Special Olympics Southern California Fundraises with Plane Pull and USC vs UCLA Run  KTLA Los Angeles

Erin Myers reports from Special Olympics Southern California's day of double fundraisers at Long Beach Airport: the 'We Run the City' 5K/10K and Plane Pull.


WATCH: Drunk plane passenger arrested after landing | News Headlines  KMOV.com

OKLAHOMA CITY, Ok. (CNN) -- A drunk and unruly passenger on a plane from Dallas was taken into custody at an Oklahoma airport. Police said at one point ...


Pack these 8 things in your carry-on bag for the best plane sleep  Washington Post

When trying to sleep on a plane, the obstacles are stacked against you. The environment is loud, bright, crowded and uncomfortable. Although it most likely ...


Operators of NATO's surveillance plane reveal what they want in its replacement  DefenseNews.com

NATO is still yet to decide whether a single platform or a system of systems will replace its E-3A AWACS fleet of surveillance planes.


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