Aviation High School Breaks Ground in Seattle

August 24th, 2011 | Aviation accident

August 24, 2011 The nation’s first aviation-themed high school, which was founded in 2004, broke ground Monday on a new $43.5 million dollar campus at the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Washington. “Today’s groundbreaking represents a giant step forward in securing the future of Aviation High School,” said AHS Principal Reba Gilman. “We have dreamed… Read More

New Airline Regulations May Protect Fliers, Drive Up Flight Prices

August 22nd, 2011 | Aviation accident

August 22, 2011 This week the Transportation Department will introduce new federal rules for airlines that are designed to protect fliers. Many airlines, however, say that the new rules will only end up driving flight prices up. The new consumer protection rules, to take effect Tuesday, August 23, include: Allowing the Transportation Department to impose… Read More

Sullivan County plane crashes in Ohio leaving no survivors

August 10th, 2011 | Other accidents

A plane that took off from Sullivan County Airport crashes leaving three people dead. Read More

220 People Evacuated from American Airlines Flight in Chicago When Fire Starts

August 7th, 2011 | Aviation accident

August 8, 2011 A flight from Paris to Chicago ended with 220 passengers evacuating the plane via an emergency slide when American Airlines Flight 41 caught fire upon landing at O’Hare International Airport. All passengers and 12 crew members were forced to evacuate when at least one right-side tyre caught fire as the Boeing 767-300… Read More

4 Dead After 2 Planes Collide in Alaska

August 1st, 2011 | Other accidents

August 1, 2011 An Anchorage, Alaska, family of four died on Sunday, July 31, when their single-engine plane collided with another small plane 80 miles north of Anchorage. The crash occurred around Amber Lake near Trapper Creek when two floatplanes collided. One of these planes crashed and burned. The plane pilot by the 41-year-old pilot… Read More