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Watch A Brazilian Plane Nearly Miss The Caribbean's Most Famous Runway

This Brazilian built regional jet barely makes it to a smooth patch on the landing strip, clearing the fence at Maho Beach in St. Maarten with a razor thin margin of error. While these kinds of hairy landings are common on the Caribbean island, this ultra slow motion video really exposes this close shave with disaster. » 3/04/15 6:50pm 3/04/15 6:50pm

Southwest Airlines Will Fly 128 Boeing 737s That Are Past Inspection

Southwest Airlines voluntarily grounded 128 Boeing 737-700 aircraft yesterday after they discovered the airplanes somehow managed to miss a required inspection for the backup hydraulic system for the rudder. The FAA has allowed the airline to continue to fly the aircraft for up to five days while they are checked. » 2/25/15 2:10pm 2/25/15 2:10pm

Japan's First Jet Airliner Is Still Shrouded In Misinformation

Recent reports that the Mitsubishi Regional Jet is scheduled to make it's first flight this May were quietly squashed with a notice that this announcement was not from within the company. As the first test flight has already been pushed back three times, does this spreading misinformation point to even more delays? » 2/23/15 4:10pm 2/23/15 4:10pm

Convair Jetliners: The Early Jet Age Concorde

The desire to get from point A to point B as fast as possible is arguably the main impetus for air travel in the first place. The technological progression of air travel as a measure of speed has always outstripped other modes of transportation; when cars were capable of what would now be residential neighborhood… » 2/16/14 10:44am 2/16/14 10:44am