SAS flight #SK128 was escorted to the gate at Stockholm Arlanda after reporting smoke in cockpit
A Boeing 737-800 was escorted at Stockholm on Tuesday morning after smoke was reported coming from the cockpit.
The incident took place shortly before 8.30 am on Tuesday morning at the Arlanda airport north of the Swedish capital. The 145 passengers aboard disembarked quietly.
“We have escorted the aircraft to the gate where passengers were dropped off”says Göran Norman, management operator at the emergency service.
The affected plane was a domestic SAS flight travelling from Malmö to Stockholm, and it is still unclear what caused the smoke. Source
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Summa Th. I EN Qu.64 a.4 Article: 4 Whether our atmosphere is the demons' place of punishment? Objection: 1. It would seem that this atmosphere is not the demons' place of punishment. For a demon is a spiritual nature. But a spiritual nature is not …
Windrose Airbus A321 flight #7W4912 suffered important fuel leak on departure
On October 14th, the flight #7W4912 has been delayed due to important fuel leak before take off from Antalya. The Airbus A321 (reg. SX-BHT) was about to takeoff from Antalya when an important fuel leak was spotted from the right wing. Fire trucks rushed to spray water due to fire risk. The aircraft had to go back to gate to be refueled before take off to Kharkiv.
The incident could have been caused by neglect of airport staff. Source
Virgin Australia flight declares emergency shortly after take-off from Melbourne
A Virgin Australia flight from Melbourne to Brisbane has declared an emergency and returned to Melbourne shortly after departure on Friday Morning.
Flight VA-319 departed off Runway 27 (RWY27) at 9:26am, climbed to only 4,600ft when the pilots noticed abnormal engine vibrations. The engine vibrations are believed to have come from engine #1 and the crew elected to return to Melbourne as a safety precaution.
The flight landed safely on RWY16 at 9:43am and was escorted to the bay by the ARFF. The aircraft operating the flight was a Boeing 737-8FE with registration VH-YFX delivered in April 2017.
The aircraft is is currently being inspected by the ARFF and engineers. Source
How long before ISIS sabatoges the Billionaire's space race......didn't see that coming......whoops!
Blue Origin CEO: We're taking tourists to space within 18 months
A Blue Origin rocket could take tourists to space by April 2019.
Bob Smith, the CEO of the space outfit founded by Amazon (AMZN, Tech30) mastermind Jeff Bezos, mentioned the new timeline during the first meeting of the newly revamped National Space Council on Thursday.
That's a later date than Blue Origin had touted in the past. Just a year ago, the company's president, Rob Meyerson, said the first launch with passengers would be sometime in 2018.
In an emailed statement to CNNMoney on Thursday, Blue Origin insisted its "internal dates have not shifted," but added, "we will fly humans when we're ready, and not a moment sooner."
The National Space Council, which has been revived under the Trump administration after a two-decade hiatus, includes Vice President Mike Pence and va…
Live in a Cave? Oh...cause we all like to live in caves here on earth! You know! just like those desert fathers did back in the day - existing on a piece of bread and doing penance and meditating on the things of God 24/7...
Discovery of 50km cave raises hopes for human colonisation of moon
Scientists have fantasised for centuries about humans colonising the moon. That day may have drawn a little closer after Japan’s space agency said it had discovered an enormous cave beneath the lunar surface that could be turned into an exploration base for astronauts.
The discovery, by Japan’s Selenological and Engineering Explorer (Selene) probe, comes as several countries vie to follow the US in sending manned missions to the moon.
Using a radar sounder system that can examine underground structures, the orbiter initially found an opening 50 metres wide and 50 metres deep, prompting speculation that there could be a larger hollow. Source