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.

What’s Up With a Winglet

Sure, for us AvGeeks, these funny things on the wingtips make something cool (a wing) look more cool. For what purpose – and how long have these been around? Surprisingly,… The post What’s Up With a Winglet appeared first on Avgeekery.com.

Eastern Airlines Shut Down 30 Years Ago Today

It was the airline that was destroyed by infighting and a soft economy. The airline started was by World War I ace Eddie Rickenbacker. For a time, Eastern Airlines was… The post Eastern Airlines Shut Down 30 Years Ago Today 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.