Tag: boeing 777

Photo from tsmyther on Flickr CityRoom is reporting on the death of a Continental Airlines pilot who died mid-flight while operating a Boeing 777 aircraft. The pilot, whose name has not be released, was 61 years old and apparently died of natural causes. The plane was able to land safely with all 247 passengers at […]

In aviation terminology, an RTO, or rejected takeoff, is when an aircraft must abort a takeoff due to suspected or actual airplane malfunction that would affect it during flight. The video above simulates a break test on an Airbus A380 (currently the largest passenger jet in operation) during RTO. As you can see, the brakes […]