Tag: passenger plane

China’s first electric passenger aircraft makes successful maiden flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 29, 2019 00:55

China's Liaoning General Aviation Academy official announced that the inaugural flight of the country's first self-developed four-seater electric aircraft, the RX4E, succeeded today in the northeastern Chinese city of Shenyang. ... Read More

Japan’s first domestic passenger plane since 1960s to challenge Boeing and Airbus

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 19, 2019 00:20

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation, an aviation unit of Japanese industrial giant, is planning to start deliveries of Japan's first domestically-produced passenger plane since the 1960s as soon as next year. The ... Read More

China Airlines 747 passenger jet pilot falls asleep mid-flight at 35,000 feet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 22, 2019 15:35

China Airlines senior pilot has been filmed by his colleague asleep at the controls of a 747 passenger jet in slightly terrifying recently released footage. Those with a fear of ... Read More

Russia announces new supersonic passenger plane project

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2019 15:25

Russian Ministry of Industry announced that Russia's United Aviation Corporation (UAC) will develop a new supersonic passenger jet starting in 2022. The last Russian supersonic travel project was launched fifty ... Read More

Russia: Passengers or not, ‘disaster-threatening’ aircraft will be shot down

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 26, 2019 19:35

The Russian defense ministry wants to confirm its authority to shoot down planes that violate the country’s airspace and threaten a major disaster or loss of life, including hijacked airliners. ... Read More

Third Chinese prototype passenger plane completes its maiden flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 29, 2018 18:15

Third China-made prototype C919 passenger airplane has successfully completed its first test flight and landed safely in Shanghai Pudong International Airport on Friday afternoon. The plane took off shortly after ... Read More

Lion Air Boeing 737-800 with 101 passengers crashes into the sea in Bali

editor editor- April 13, 2013 16:19

More than 100 airline assengers escaped with their lives on Saturday when a plane crashed into the sea as it tried to land on the Far Eastern holiday island of ... Read More

Passenger jet crashes in Russia, 44 dead

editor editor- June 21, 2011 10:51

Russian Tu-134 passenger jet crashed in heavy fog on a highway not far from the airport of Petrozavodsk, in northwestern Russia. 44 out of 52 people on board died in ... Read More

South Korea: Shot-at Asiana Airlines Flight 324 was on course

editor editor- June 20, 2011 05:55

An Asiana Airlines plane that two marines tried to shoot down with rifle fire Friday, thinking it was a North Korean aircraft, was on its regular flight path from Qingdao, ... Read More

Russian airliner explodes on runway

editor editor- January 2, 2011 04:44

(eTN) - Russian commercial airliner carrying 124 people caught fire and then exploded, as it taxied down a runway in Surgut airport in Siberia. Read More