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Heathrow Airspace Trials: Life Under the Flight Path
Offbeat  (tags: Transport, Airplane, flight path, DOT, UK )

- 74 days ago -
At the end of 2013, Heathrow began testing new take-off routes as part of a government-led strategy to improve efficiency, capacity and safety.
Endangered Sea Turtle Airvaced To Hospital
Offbeat  (tags: sea turtle, hurricane, rescued, airlifted, airplane, turtle hospital )

- 874 days ago -
American Airlines provided a free flight to a 123-pound endangered female hawksbill sea turtle blown ashore by Tropical Storm Isaac. She was found on the beach in St. Croix in poor condition, and was flown to a turtle hospital in the Florida Keys
Solar-Powered Plane Takes to the Skies
Offbeat  (tags: airplane, solar, voyage around the world )

- 1755 days ago -
At the pace of a fast bicycle, a solar-powered plane took to the skies for its maiden flight Wednesday, passing an important test on the way to a historic voyage around the world - a journey that would not use a drop of fuel.
Body of Apparent Stowaway Falls From Miami-Bound Plane
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, body drops from wheel well, airplane, odd )

- 1802 days ago -
MIAMI, Florida (CNN) -- The body of an apparent stowaway fell from the wheel well of a plane taking off Thursday from the Dominican Republic, a Federal Aviation Administration official said.
Anatomy of a Miracle: How Captain Chesley Sullenberger's Skill Saved 155 Lives
Offbeat  (tags: airplane, jet, hudson river, sullenberger, airbus, ditching, emergency, water, freezing, life rafts, exit, plane, goodnews, good, hero, takeoff, landing, captain, unusual, lucky, skill, miracle, passengers, laguardia, new york, new jersey, ice, winter, cold )

- 2197 days ago -
The last out was Captain Sullenberger after walking twice the length of the cabin to ensure no one was inside ~ too sweet to miss ~
Another Sarah Palin Poll Needs Our Help
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, airplane, politician, alaska, Palin, "non sequitur but what the hell" )

- 2312 days ago -
This one only has 12 votes! but 6 of them say Sarah's great. It's a non sequitur tale of a state senator's drunken rampage on an airplane which asks at the end, "Does this make you think twice about Alaskan politicians in leadership positions?" Rovesque

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