BREAKING An Emirates Boeing 777 attempted to takeoff without clearance while another jet was crossing the runway at Dubai

A second serious incident occurred in less than a month at Dubai International Airport on January 9, 2022. An Emirates Boeing 777 accelerated for take off at Dubai – *without air traffic control clearance* – meanwhile another Emirates jet was crossing runway. A Boeing 777-300 performing flight #EK524 to Hyderabad was lined up for departure…

VIDEO Raytheon test counter-UAS effectiveness against enemy drones

In partnership with the U.S. Army’s Integrated Fires and Rapid Capabilities Office, Raytheon Missiles & Defense successfully showcased several counter-unmanned aircraft system capabilities during the service’s 10-day summer test period. The tests used Coyote interceptor variants with the KuRFS precision targeting radar and the Ku-720 mobile sensing radar, to detect and defeat all drone swarms…

The Antonov An-225, biggest aircraft in the world, suffered an incident on landing at Rzeszow airport in Poland

The biggest aircraft in the world suffered a technical incident on landing yesterday. On January 10,2022,while the Antonov An-225 aircraft landed at Rzeszow airport in Poland from Istanbyl in Turkey. On landing, the main landing gear strut the bolts fixing the landing gear position sensor “flight-ground” which were cut. The detected malfunction did not affect…

REPORT Lufthansa group confirmed that 18,000 flights had been flown empty to keep airport slots

Brussels Airlines has operated 3,000 flights without passengers this winter to avoid losing take-off and landing slots. The airline’s parent company, Lufthansa Group, confirmed that 18,000 flights had been flown empty, including 3,000 Brussels Airlines services, according to a report in The Bulletin. EU rules require that airlines operate a certain percentage of scheduled flights to keep…