As a major hurricane strikes the Caribbean and US we take to the skies with those that head into the storm so that others can head in the opposite direction.
We also get to see another sadly deceased angry bird, find out a couple of ways to get some quality sleep on a plane and spot one of our favourite superheroes in London!
Feel queasy after all that – have no fear – In the Jet Stream might help!
What it’s like to Fly an Airplane Directly Through a Hurricane like Matthew
As we type this Hurricane Matthew is hitting the US East Coast after killing hundreds in Haiti.
As always massive AvGeek respect to the brave men and women who gather the vital information that helps prevent even greater loss of life.
Pilot Lands with Dead Bird embedded in Plane’s Nose after Mid-Air Collision
Hmm – didn’t we do this a few weeks ago!
Is someone playing a real live version of Angry Birds out there?
Emergency Landing after Worker Accidentally Locked in Cargo Hold
We think it will be warmer inside!
Unless of course, those pets are polar bears!
Why Lightning Strikes Don’t Harm the Planes We Fly In
WOW! One strike is equivalent to a quarter-of-a-tonne of TNT!!
Makes our hair stand on end just to think about that!
The Great Migration
It isn’t just people that are getting out of the way of Hurricane Matthew.
This Plane Finder screenshot shows aircraft from the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University heading to safety.
Inside the Dreamliner that’s been Converted into a Private Jet
Sweet dreams in this $324 million bedroom!
Jetpack Pilot in Flight Across the Thames
Iron Man seen over London…
BLAST FROM THE PAST
The History of the Hurricane Hunters
We figured that this was a good week to look back at the history of those hurricane hunters.
They get to take some pretty cool photos too!
IN THE JET STREAM
Where to Sit on a plane to Prevent Motion Sickness
Might not work through a hurricane but if you are a queasy flyer this could help the row in front stay out of the Jet Stream!