Tag: airliner

  • Trans-Pacific Flight into Japan as Major Earthquake Unravels

       The following is an account by a presumed DELTA pilot landing soon after a catastrophic earthquake hit in Japan, a month ago today.    There is no way to verify the veracity of this account other than by relying on the author’s plain good will, as the flight crew exercised top airmanship in a tight ‘need-to-land’ situation.    The context? Having […]

  • 2010 Farnborough Aviation Trade Show

       It is heartwarming to see the Boeing Dreamliner making a sure recovery from its delayed production schedule. Boeing deserves renewed faith in the B-787 from potential buyers, not so much because of the recent WTO decision against Airbus, but because the American aircraft manufacturing company is now more familiar with the fine art of outsourcing the construction […]