United Grounds 777 Subfleet After Engine Failure

United Airlines grounded 24 Boeing 777-200 aircraft today in response to an FAA emergency airworthiness directive that requires immediate inspection of all PW4000 engines. The inspection mandate is in response… The post United Grounds 777 Subfleet After Engine Failure appeared first on Avgeekery.com.

United 777 Pilots Calmly Landed Jet After Catastrophic Engine Failure

United Airlines flight 328 took off this afternoon for Denver bound for Honolulu with 231 passengers and crew onboard. Shortly after takeoff, the right #2 engine failed. It showered debris… The post United 777 Pilots Calmly Landed Jet After Catastrophic Engine Failure appeared first on Avgeekery.com.

Close Air Support: It’s All About Serving Others

Lessons learned from an A-10 Pilot Close Air Support, or CAS as it’s known throughout the military and contractor circles that support it, is defined as “air action by aircraft… The post Close Air Support: It’s All About Serving Others appeared first on Avgeekery.com.

AT-802 Fire Boss: Flying The Fire Fighting Crop Duster on Floats

The Birth of the Fire Boss You have to love ingenuity…especially in aviation. But who would have ever thought taking a crop duster and putting it on floats would end… The post AT-802 Fire Boss: Flying The Fire Fighting Crop Duster on Floats appeared first on Avgeekery.com.

The Breguet 941: American Airlines Venture into Operations on Short Runways

The 1950s and 1960s were truly a marvelous era for Av Geeks. It was a transition from the graceful lines of the Lockheed Connie and Convairs to the first generation… The post The Breguet 941: American Airlines Venture into Operations on Short Runways appeared first on Avgeekery.com.