The Army is testing a replacement for the Hellfire missile — and pilots like what they see

The Army is testing a replacement for the Hellfire missile — and pilots like what they see NOW WATCH: This is ‘Hellfire’ — America’s missile of choice that can hit a target five miles away See Also: The Navy’s stealth destroyers are getting new missiles that will turn them into long-range ship killers The Army […]

PrecisionHawk acquires Droners and AirVid to create a massive network of licensed drone pilots

PrecisionHawk has announced a duo of acquisitions as the commercial drone company looks to build the biggest network of commercially licensed drone pilots in the U.S. Founded out of Raleigh, North Carolina in 2010, PrecisionHawk supplies drones, software, and services for companies to put unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to use across numerous industries such as insurance […]

5 times Russia lost aircraft & pilots in Syrian anti-terrorist op

The downing of the Su-25 jet in Idlib is a rare case of Russian aircraft lost in combat operations in Syria, where the Russian Air Force played a key role in crushing the terrorists. The attack in northwestern Syria, which left a pilot dead, has served as a stark reminder of the danger Russian pilots […]

Ryanair allows union to represent pilots: Will this affect cheap flights in the UK?

Ryanair has allowed a union to represent their British pilots, meaning they will be able to negotiate for better working conditions. It means UK pilots can ask for more pay, better hours and more holiday. The changes affect 600 pilots, which makes up a quarter of all Ryanair’s pilots across Europe. Balpa will not represent the […]

This Instagram-famous pilot’s photos of thunderstorms, blinding sunrises, and the Northern Lights show what it’s like to work from the cockpit at 37,000 feet

Instagram/jpcvanheijst 34-year-old Christiaan van Heijst, Dutch senior first officer and cargo pilot, flies the Boeing 747-8 and -400 Freighter — and he’s racked up 8,000 hours of flying time. Van Heijst is also a travel blogger and photographer. He takes photos of the incredible views he enjoys from the cockpit via his Instagram account, then writes about them […]

CBS Orders Pilots for Magnum, P.I., Cagney and Lacey Reboots, Four More

The TV-reboot wave continues: CBS just ordered a slew of pilots, including a fresh take on ’80s classics Magnum, P.I. and Cagney and Lacey, TVLine has learned. RELATED Pilot Season ’18: Scoop on This Fall’s (Possible) New Shows, Who’s In Them CBS is calling the new-look Magnum P.I. (sans comma) an “update” of the 1980-88 action drama starring Tom […]

2 pilots killed in helicopter crash as US military records 1st fatalities of 2018

Two US army pilots have been killed in a helicopter crash during training over the Californian desert, the Pentagon has announced. The AH-64 Apache chopper attached to the Army’s 4th Infantry Division based out of Fort Carson, Colorado crashed in the California desert during a regular training flight. Both the pilot and the co-pilot were […]

Fox Orders Pilots for Lee Daniels Culture-Clash Comedy, Two More

Lee Daniels is continuing to expand his empire at Fox. RELATEDClairvoyant Crime Solver, Bellevue Hospital Dramas Get NBC Pilot Orders The Empire and Star co-creator just scored a pilot order at the network for a new single-camera comedy, TVLine has learned. The culture-clash comedy, tentatively titled Our People, follows an engaged couple — his family’s […]

Jet Airways 777 Is Temporarily Left Without Pilots During Fight

Jet Airways Is Left Without Pilots During Onboard Fight Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not […]