Lion Air: The Low Cost Airline that Operated the 747

Lion Air, an Indonesian low cost airline used to operate the Boeing 747-400 until they were retired and sold in 2017. The jumbo jet was a regular sight at many airports across Indonesia and in Saudi Arabia. The airline operated only two of the double decker aircraft, which were under the registration of PK-LHG andContinue reading “Lion Air: The Low Cost Airline that Operated the 747”

What are the Best Mobile Flight Simulators?

The aviation industry has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, with travel restrictions, it’s almost impossible to travel. Thanks to flight simulators we can always get that amazing feeling of flying back again. Here are the top five mobile flight simulators: 5. X-PLANE MOBILE X-Plane Mobile is an amazing flight simulator with a fullyContinue reading “What are the Best Mobile Flight Simulators?”

Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 missing.

Saturday, the 9th of January, a Boeing 737-500 operated by Sriwijaya Air has gone missing just four minutes after departing from Jakarta International Airport. The aircraft involved in the accident was a 26 year old Boeing 737-500 which was first delivered to Continental Airlines and then fell into the ownership of United after the twoContinue reading “Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 missing.”

ValuJet Flight 592: The Crash That Changed Aviation

In 1996, a Douglas DC-9 aircraft operated by ValuJet Airlines took off from Miami International Airport bound for Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson Airport in Georgia. Only eight minutes later, a fire that had started during take-off, started to spread throughout the cargo hold, eventually engulfing the cabin and cockpit, which caused the electrical systems to fail.Continue reading “ValuJet Flight 592: The Crash That Changed Aviation”