Pilots on board a medical emergency helicopter transporting a patient from the mountains to a hospital had to take evasive action when a drone flew right into their path near Fresno.
A pilot with 41 years of experience died in a helicopter crash west of Salinas on Saturday, his sister said Monday.
It’s been 10 days since a flight instructor from Palo Alto vanished while flying over the Pacific Ocean.
They can be considered Pilots, signaling “bumpy” weather ahead! Some of the altocumulus clouds can develop into towering thunderstorms.
A United Airlines flight that departed from San Francisco International Airport on Sunday landed safely in Greensboro, North Carolina, after the pilot reported an engine problem and declared an emergency, according to a Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman.
More than 50 American Airlines flights have been delayed in the past two days by a glitch in navigation-map software loaded on pilots’ iPads.
Video shows how cockpit doors lock and how they can be opened in certain circumstances, but even the strongest blunt force is unable to break the newer, stronger reinforced doors.
The co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings jet barricaded himself in the cockpit and “intentionally” sent the plane full speed into a mountain in the French Alps, ignoring the pilot’s frantic pounding on the door and the screams of terror from passengers, a prosecutor said Thursday.
A pilot whose plane lost power after taking off made an emergency landing at a golf course in Hayward Sunday afternoon, a fire spokesman said.
An airplane crashed at the Angwin Airport Sunday afternoon, a Napa County sheriff’s official said.