Czepiela is a former Red Bull Air Race Challenger Class World Champion and an Airbus A320 captain.
Day: March 15, 2023
Red Bull pilot lands plane on top of one of the tallest buildings in the world
A Red Bull pilot has landed on the world’s smallest runway, which has a diameter of only just 88 feet and is on top of a skyscraper.
Small plane has rough landing at O’Hare airport after landing gear issue
The plane was arriving from Manistee, Michigan, according to FlightAware.
Baylor coach Scott Drew helps brother Bryce when Grand Canyon’s uniforms don’t arrive at NCAA Tournament site – CBSSports.com
In a nice twist of fate, GCU coach Bryce Drew happens to be in the same city as his brother, Baylor coach Scott Drew
8 dead after 2 suspected smuggling boats overturn off Black’s Beach
Officials say one of the boats capsized south of the Torrey Pines Gliderport late March 11. A woman on one of the vessels reported she had been brought from Mexico.
Flight attendants on SkyWest airplane reportedly get into fight, delay passengers for over an hour
Passengers on a flight from Los Angeles to Houston, Texas, were delayed for over an hour reportedly due to a fight between flight attendants. The incident was reported on social media.
Port 1 board considers request for float plane base at marina
By Diana Zimmerman The Wahkiakum County Port 1 Board of Commissioners talked about improvements at the Elochoman Slough Marina at their meeting last Tuesday and heard from a float plane enthusiast who would like to make Cathlamet his home base. Initially disheartened by a public response to his query in November, float plane owner Brian Fleming fel…
Preliminary Report Doesn’t Pinpoint Cause of Medical Plane Crash
Click here to view this video from 2News.com.
Australia family hurt in helicopter crash suing Vegas’ Papillon Airways
Four family members from Australia who were injured during a crash-landing of a sightseeing helicopter in Southern Nevada in December have filed a lawsuit in the U.S. seeking more than $400,000 in damages from the tour operator.
Los Angeles Clippers reveal eerie details of their charter plane getting struck by lightning
Los Angeles Clippers did a great job hiding details of this near-death experience that the entire team suffered during the last days of February. It happened due to the dangerous w
Plane carrying newborn in Brazil uses parachute to land safely after engine failure
Same system used in separate Brazil crash month before
Preliminary report about Care Flight plane crash that killed five released
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released the preliminary report about a Care Flightplane crash near Stagecoach, Nevada, that killed five people
Plane and property owners telling different stories after emergency landing
There’s an interesting situation going on west of here in Bryan where an airplane has been sitting in a field for nearly three months, and the owner of the plane
Avelo Airlines adds 3 more destinations from RDU and a second plane
The additional routes expand Avelo’s network to 40 destinations, 10 of those are at Raleigh Durham International Airport.
INCIDENT Plane deploys parachute, saves all six passengers including a baby – AIRLIVE
Plane parachute saves six people on board the light aircraft belong to Brazil, including baby, after engine failure.
Flair launches $50-million lawsuit against leasing companies following plane seizures
TORONTO — Flair Airlines has filed a $50-million lawsuit against several plane-leasing companies over what it claims were unlawful seizures of four of its…
Pilot makes first-ever plane landing on Burj Al Arab helipad | CNN
Polish pilot Lukasz Czepiela made aviation history on Tuesday, becoming the first person to land a plane on the helipad of the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah hotel in Dubai.
UK and German jets intercept Russian plane in first joint op
Fighter jets from the German and UK air forces intercepted a Russian aircraft near Estonian airspace in the first joint NATO Air Policing operation.
Vehicles rush to aid Edinburgh flight after plane forced to land
It is not yet known why the plane, which was travelling from Gran Canaria to Edinburgh, needed to make the emergency landing.
Why the F-4 Phantom Is Such a Badass Plane
The F-4 Phantom was neither pretty nor elegant. But it did its job when so many other aircraft in history couldn’t.
Plane search resumes | Peninsula Daily News
QUEETS — The search for a missing 2006 Cessna T182 Turbo Skylane resumed on Monday and continued Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation.