Category: Civil

VIDEO – EMIRATES A380 IMPRESSIVE STORM LANDING AT AMSTERDAM AIRPORT

Emirates A380 Impressive Storm Landing at Amsterdam Airport

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS – Hairy conditions during a storm on August 10 at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, with strong gusts up to 100 kph (62 mph) and some windshear on short final. Watch how this giant Airbus A380 from Emirates had to battle the storm to land safely on runway 18R, also known as the Polderbaan.

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VIDEO – WATCH THE PAINTJOB OF UNITED’S NEW YORK/NEW JERSEY ‘HER ART HERE’ THEMED LIVERY

United B757 'Her Art Here' Livery - © United

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – United officially has welcomed a one-of-a-kind livery to its fleet that was created by a New Jersey native as a tribute to the New York/New Jersey region it’s serve from United’s Newark Liberty International Airport hub. Designed by artist Corinne Antonelli, the Boeing 757 features iconic imagery from the two states

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THE GULFSTREAM G650ER: WORLD’S FASTEST LONG-RANGE BUSINESS JET

The Gulfstream G650ER: world's fastest long-range business jet - Image: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

In the past weeks Gulfstream released two amazing videos of their G650ER Business Jet, an extended-range version of the G650. With more than 90 speed records, the G650ER also holds the world record for the farthest, fastest business jet flight in history, besting the previous record by more than 40 minutes. On March 29, 2019

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TWO DEAD, THREE INJURED IN PLANE CRASH NEAR LAS VEGAS

Plane crash Henderson Airport Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS – In a crash with a small propeller plane near Las Vegas, two people died on Saturday evening. Three other passengers were injured, according to authorities. The single-engine Beechcraft Sierra had just taken off from Henderson Executive Airport and was on its way to California according to Flightaware. Immediately after the start a

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AMERICAN AIRLINES IS RETIRING THE MD-80 ‘MAD DOG’ AFTER 36 YEARS

American Airlines is retiring the MD-80 after 36 years - Photo: Eddie Maloney

DALLAS – It’s a sad day today in the U.S. for many aviation enthusiasts and pilots who flew with the beautiful McDonnell Douglas MD-80, also known as ‘Mad Dog’ or ‘Super 80.’ American Airlines (AA) is saying goodbye to the iconic MD-80 after 36-years of service. Flight AA80 from Dallas Fort Worth to Chicago O’Hare

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SUKHOI SUPERJET 100 PERFORMS INCREDIBLE SHORT LANDING AT MAKS 2019 IN RUSSIA

Sukhoi Superjet 100 Extreme Short Landing at MAKS 2019 - Image: JERRY TAHA

ZHUKOVSKY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, RUSSIA – Last weekend’s MAKS International Aviation and Space Salon 2019 showcased the best of the best from Russia’s civil and military aviation and aircraft from a few other countries, and FLYHIGH.NEWS was there! All the thousands of spectators could enjoy watching a lot of incredible maneuvers and a lot of show

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REMEMBERING JOE SUTTER, ‘FATHER OF THE BOEING 747’

SEATTLE – Today we remember Boeing icon Joe Sutter. He passed away 3 years ago on August 30, 2016 at the age of 95. In the mid-60s, Sutter led the team that designed the Boeing 747. He was given the nickname “Father of the 747”. Father of the 747 Joseph Frederick “Joe” Sutter (March 21, 1921 – August

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