Wasp Invasion Forces Passenger Jet to Make an Emergency Landing

If you've ever been stuck in a car going along a motorway with a wasp buzzing around inside the vehicle, you'll know just how stressful an experience it can be. Spare a thought then for the pilots of an Airbus A330 jet, who were plagued by a nest of the blighters, causing an aborted takeoff and emergency landing. Read More >>

Air France 447 Crash a Result of Crew Ignoring Alarms

In June 2009 an Airbus A330-200, Air France flight 447, crashed into the Atlantic Ocean tragically killing 228 people. Now, the final BEA report into the event reveals that the tragedy occurred because the crew ignored the warning alarms in the cabin. Read More >>

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Watch this 230-ton Airbus A330 Stopping In Midair for a Few Seconds

This is what happens when a 230-ton Airbus A330 has the right angle of attack, the right low speed and the right amount of head wind: it gets suspended in the middle of the sky for a few seconds. It feels like it's flying in slow motion, then it freezes for a couple of seconds and keeps moving in slow motion. Read More >>


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