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.

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.

The MD-80 That Hit Trees And Kept Trucking, Saving All Aboard

Can you imagine wondering if the next minute of your life is your last? Well, 73 passengers and the 5-person flight crew of American Airlines Flight 1572 got to ask… The post The MD-80 That Hit Trees And Kept Trucking, Saving All Aboard appeared first on Avgeekery.com.

Pilot Report: My 737 MAX Simulator Ride

It has been nearly two years since the 737 MAX was grounded in the aftermath of several crashes. After the redesign of a flight control system, the aircraft has been… The post Pilot Report: My 737 MAX Simulator Ride appeared first on Avgeekery.com.