The small light bulb that brought this big jet to ashes

It’s the year 1972, on the 29th of December, Eastern Airlines flight 401 is flying between JFK, new york, and Miami Airport, Florida. Operated by a 4-month-old Lockheed l-1011-1 Tristar registered as N310EA which was just delivered to the airline on August 18, 1979. It is the tenth Tristar delivered to the carrier since fleetContinue reading “The small light bulb that brought this big jet to ashes”

A Horrible crash just because of ignoring 28 seconds: Santa Barbara Flight 518

February 21st 2008, Santa Barbara Airlines, flight 518 is preparing for a flight to Carcass from Alberto Carnevalli Airport Merida, Venezuela. Aldino Garatina Gomez is today’s Captain (age 36). He is a flight instructor and a senior pilot in the airline with 5000 hours of experience. The First Officer is Denis Ferreira Quintal (age 28).Continue reading “A Horrible crash just because of ignoring 28 seconds: Santa Barbara Flight 518”

Aviation for Aviators is on Instagram again!

We regret to announce that we couldn’t retrieve access to our old and original Instagram page that Instagram has deactivated for a non-clear clarification. But this won’t stop us from proceeding with our journey to keep promoting the aviation and air travel industry! Therefore we are glad to announce that we are relaunching our InstagramContinue reading “Aviation for Aviators is on Instagram again!”

B747 vs a380-How Much Are They Worth in 2022?

Brief history (B747) After the introduction of the 707 in 1958, Pan Am wanted a jet two and half times its size, to reduce its seat cost by 30% to democratize air travel. Hence in 1965, Joe Sutter left the 737 development program to design the 747-the first twin-aisle airliner.  The 747 is a quad jet, initially powered by JT9D turbofan engines, then GE CF6 and RR RB211  engines for theContinue reading “B747 vs a380-How Much Are They Worth in 2022?”

Official statement from Aviation for Aviators; Regarding our Instagram Page

On Wednesday, the 15th of December, 2021; we received a shocking email from Instagram informing us of the deactivation of our Instagram account for “violating someone else’s rights”. Which we totally denounce and deny. As we at Aviation for Aviators are always keen and aware of the content we do upload on all our platformsContinue reading “Official statement from Aviation for Aviators; Regarding our Instagram Page”