Boeing 777 engine debris in yard in Broomfield, Colorado (SOURCE: Broomfield Police Department)
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United Airlines Boeing 777 Engine Fire During Departure from DIA; Debris Falls Over Broomfield, Colorado

692 According to Broomfield Police Department in Colorado, an aircraft flying over Broomfield had engine trouble and dropped debris in several neighborhoods around 1:08 p.m. Saturday, February 20, 2021. No injuries on the ground were […]

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Beginning Friday Night July 31, 2020 Only Passengers, Some Passenger Helpers, and Employees Allowed in Terminals at O’Hare and Midway

517 Airports Closed to the General Public 24Beginning Friday night July 31, 2020 access to O’Hare International Airport and Midway International Airport will be limited to employs and passengers with tickets, according to the Chicago […]

Aircraft parked at O'Hare International Airport on Sunday May 31, 2020 just after sunset
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FAA Issues Emergency Airworthy Directive After Engine Shutdowns Reported in 4 Boeing 737s Apparently Related to Storage

385 The FAA issued on Thursday July 23, 2020 an Emergency Airworthiness Directive (AD) regarding a maintenance issue with the Boeing 737 classic and next generation aircraft (300 through 900ER series). There were four reports […]

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Qantas Cancels All International Flights At Least Until March 28, 2021; 20 Days After Grounding All Airbus A380 Aircraft

307 All Qantas international flights, including flights to New Zealand, have been cancelled according to the Qantas official website. According to the official website for Qantas, international flights are unavailable until March 28, 2021. CEO […]

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Quiet Morning ‘Rush Hour’ Monday with Beautiful Snow in Arlington Heights, and Quiet Skies on FlightRadar24

1,801 Snow scenes and Grandt’s Shell near Recreation Park during the first ‘Rush Hour’ during the Illinois Stay at Home Order in Arlington Heights. A quiet Monday on March 23, 2020 during the first business […]

FAA map for Midway Ground Stop caused by Coronavirus COVID-19 illness at control tower
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FAA Shuts Down Midway International Airport Control Tower After Control Tower Employees Test Positive for Coronavirus COVID-19

6,467 Midway International Airport (MDW) control tower was shut down Tuesday afternoon March 17, 2020 by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) after several employees tested positive for Coronavirus COVID-19. The last flight believed to be […]

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NTSB Appeals to Public for Photos of the Weather in the Area Around the Time of the Kobe Bryant Helicopter Crash in Calabasas

162 As tributes continue for Kobe Bryant, new information is emerging about the helicopter crash that killed him, his daughter and seven others. Investigators are focusing on weather conditions in their search for clues. NBC’s […]

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Radar Flight Analysis of Kobe Bryant’s Helicopter Sikorsky Flight Before Crash Northwest of Los Angeles in Foggy Weather

646 A Sikorsky S-76B Helicopter (N72EX) performing flight from Santa Ana KSNA was transitioning to the west of Van Nuys KVNY along the 101 Freeway in very marginal weather when suddenly crashed in the area […]

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Reassurance in Knowledge: 4 Reasons Why Planes Crash, But Risk Much Lower than Traveling in Passenger Vehicle

74 With so many recent advancements in modern aviation, plane crashes are becoming a rarity. Yet we still may wonder the reasons behind why planes crash. Reassurance in Knowledge: 4 Reasons Why Planes Crash Decades […]

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Lead Architect for Chicago’s $8.5 Billion O’Hare International Airport Expansion Announced: Studio Gang Led by Jeanne Gang

85 O'Hare Global Terminal and Global Concourse by Studio ORD from Studio Gang on Vimeo. Studio Gang, founded by Jeanne Gang, will be the architectural firm that will lead a team of architects tapped to […]

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Flying the Boeing 737 Max 8: An American Airlines Pilot’s View from Inside the Cockpit, Explains MCAS System Connected to 2 Crashes

150 Capt. Dennis Tajer of American Airlines and the Allied Pilots Association explains what it’s like to fly the Boeing 737 Max 8, and why a new flight control system was a surprise to pilots. […]