In the memory of loved ones we lost.. Rest in Peace.

Many innocent lives lost for nothing … RIP and we pray for families, stay strong.. Flight crew comprised three pilots: • Captain Volodymyr Gaponenko (11600 hours on Boeing 737aircraft including 5500 hours as captain); • Instructor pilot Oleksiy Naumkin (12000 hours on Boeing 737 aircraft including 6600 hours as captain); • First officer Serhii Khomenko (7600 hours on Boeing 737 aircraft). Cabin crew comprised six flight attendants: • Ihor Matkov, chief flight attendant; • Kateryna Statnik; • Mariia Mykytiuk; • Valeriia Ovcharuk; • Yuliia Solohub; • Denys Lykhno. It’s heartbreaking…

Airport Facility Directory- AFD

During the VFR Flight Planning, All student pilots have to use both AFD and VFR Sectional Charts for XC Flight, VFR Flight Planning, etc. What else information does AFD provide? The Airport/Facility Directory (abbreviated A/FD), provides comprehensive information on airports, facilities and operations. Traffic pattern altitudes for propeller-driven aircraft generally extend from 600 feet to as high as 1,500 feet above the ground. Unless otherwise indicated, all turns in the traffic pattern should be made to the left. The FAA updates the supplements every 56 days, making them a staple in pilots’ flight…

Ex-Navy officer turned inventor signs a multi-million deal to produce his electric car battery that will take drivers 1,500 miles without needing to charge

Imagine the satisfaction of driving your environmentally friendly electric car for 1,500 miles without having to stop to recharge the battery – a distance more than four times as far as the best and most expensive model currently on the road. Under the bonnet is a revolutionary new type of battery which, unlike those used in conventional electric cars, can also power buses, huge lorries and even aircraft. What’s more, it’s far simpler and cheaper to make than the batteries currently in use in millions of electric vehicles around the…

Human Error: Iran accepted UIA Boeing 737 was shot down by a missile.

Ukraine International Airlines flight 752, a Boeing 737-800, crashed near Sabashahr, 7 minutes after takeoff from Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport, Iran. Al 167 passengers and nine crew members on board were killed. The incident was the first fatal aviation incident for Ukraine International Airlines since the start of its operations in 1992. The flight took off from runway 29R at 02:41 UTC (06:11 LT), with a delay of about one hour. After takeoff, the flight was cleared to climb to FL260 and instructed to contact Mehrabad ATC. Radar contact…

Video strongly proves that the Ukrainian Airliner Has Been Accidentally Shot Down in Iran…

This video provides more clues as to why it went down, but it holds nothing to tell us what caused the “malfunction” in the first place. An amateur video, run by Iranian news agencies and purportedly of the crashing plane, showed a flash in a dark sky descending rapidly with comments that the aircraft was “on fire like a fireball”, and then a brighter flash exploding/burning as it appears to hit the ground. The Guy in the video ” He is saying the plane is burning and does some praying,…

Plane carrying 169 passengers skids off runway in Istanbul (SAW-LTFJ) as all incoming flights are diverted…..

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW) located in Anatolian Side of ISTANBUL closed after Pegasus flight skids off runway.. A Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-800 skidded off the runway of Sabiha Gokcen International Airport in Istanbul, Turkey, forcing the second airport of the largest Turkish city to close. The aircraft, registered TC-CCK, was carrying out flight PC747 from Sharjah International Airport (SHJ), United Arab Emirates to Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (SAW), with 164 passengers on board, on January 7, 2020. Upon landing at its destination, the plane skidded off the runway and…

MNG Jet: A Rogue Employee Acted Alone in Arranging Flights for Fugitive Ghosn..

Turkey’s MNG Jet has confirmed that two business jets it operates for charter flights were used by former automotive executive Carlos Ghosn to escape from Japan, where he is facing charges of serious financial misconduct. In a statement issued on Friday morning, MNG said it has filed a criminal complaint against an unnamed employee who it alleges falsified records for two flights to conceal the fact that Ghosn was on board. According to MNG Jet general manager Can Sasmaz, the company “leased” two aircraft to two different clients—one for a…

Kazakhstan Fokker-100 plane crash: 14 killed as Bek Air flight goes down at Almaty airport at initial climb.

A Bek Air Fokker 100, performing flight BEK2105, crashed into a two story building shortly after takeoff from Almaty Airport. At least foutteen reported fatalities among the 100 occupants so far. Thirty five people injured on plane carrying 100 as footage shows emergency services combing through rubble for survivors A plane carrying 100 people has crashed at Almaty airport, in Kazakhstan, killing at least 14 people. On Friday morning Almaty airport said there were survivors and emergency workers were on site. Footage from the scene of the accident appeared to show…