Formula One to test 'shield' device at Silverstone

Formula One to test 'shield' device at Silverstone

The shield is an open canopy in front of the driver and made from polycarbonate, a tough but see-through thermoplastic polymer.

Jul 08, 2017, 23:25 PM IST

Doomed EgyptAir flight broke up midair after fire: Report

An EgyptAir flight that crashed into the Mediterranean in May likely broke up in midair after a fire erupted in or near the cockpit, the New York Times reported Friday.

Jul 23, 2016, 12:01 PM IST
PIA pilot allows Imran Khan’s ex-wife Reham to sit in cockpit, faces probe

PIA pilot allows Imran Khan’s ex-wife Reham to sit in cockpit, faces probe

PIA spokesman said that Reham had expressed her desire to sit in the cockpit, which the pilot could not turn down.

Dec 04, 2015, 22:15 PM IST

Pilot holds up AI flight for three hours for 'dirty' oxygen mask in cockpit

An Air India flight was delayed by three hours after its pilot refused to accept a "dirty" emergency oxygen mask and insisted for a "fresh" one before flying the plane.

Apr 23, 2015, 21:24 PM IST
Chinese Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton quickest in final practice

Chinese Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton quickest in final practice

Lewis Hamilton underlined his superior pace by lapping quickest in Saturday`s final free practice for the Chinese Grand Prix after some initial discomfort from an overheating cockpit.

Apr 11, 2015, 12:07 PM IST

Australia imposes cockpit "rule of two" after Germanwings crash

The Australian government imposed a requirement on Monday that its airlines have two crew members in the cockpit at all times as a safety precaution following the Germanwings crash that killed 150 passengers and crew last week.

Mar 30, 2015, 11:35 AM IST

Canada orders two crew in cockpits always, after Alps crash

Canada ordered its airlines on Thursday to post two people at all times in cockpits of passenger planes after it emerged that the co-pilot on a Germanwings flight deliberately crashed after he was

Mar 27, 2015, 01:14 AM IST

EasyJet to change cockpit policy after French Alps crash

British airline easyJet said on Thursday it would enforce a new policy for two crew members to be in the cockpit at all times from Friday, after a German airliner crash in the French Alps that killed 150 people.

Mar 27, 2015, 01:01 AM IST

Norwegian Air Shuttle to require two people in cockpit

Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle said Thursday it would require two people in the cockpit at all times for safety reasons.

Mar 26, 2015, 20:54 PM IST
Australian GP: Teenage dream up in smoke for boy racer Max Verstappen

Australian GP: Teenage dream up in smoke for boy racer Max Verstappen

Max Verstappen`s dream of scoring points on his debut as Formula One`s youngest ever driver went up in smoke on Sunday.

Mar 15, 2015, 18:52 PM IST

Mismanaged approach, complex cockpit cited in Asiana crash

A mismanaged approach for landing in a highly automated cockpit was the probable cause of last July`s crash of a South Korean airliner in San Francisco, US investigators have said.

Jun 25, 2014, 08:59 AM IST

Pak pilot admits four times over limit alcohol consumption after arrest at UK airport

ThePakistan International Airlines (PIA) pilot, who was arrested on Wednesday for intake of alcohol while on duty, has admitted consuming four-and-a-half times over the legal limit in the cockpit.

Sep 21, 2013, 14:17 PM IST

Two AI pilots suspended for allowing actress inside cockpit

Two Air India pilots have been suspended after they allowed a south Indian actress to sit inside the cockpit mid-air on a Bangalore-Hyderabad flight.

Jul 18, 2013, 16:33 PM IST

Air India suspends co-pilot, 2 cabin crew for over stay in cockpit

Air India has suspended the co-pilot and two cabin crew for "over stay" in the cockpit.

May 03, 2013, 17:19 PM IST

Air India pilot suspended

A senior Air India pilot has been suspended for allegedly flying an unauthorised person in the cockpit and misbehaving with an air hostess.

Mar 04, 2013, 23:06 PM IST

Army officer travels in cockpit of GoAir flight

In a shocking case of flouting rules, an Army officer traveled in the cockpit of an passenger aircraft, apparently on invitation by the crew.

Jun 07, 2012, 10:37 AM IST

Yemeni cried `Allah Akbar` as rammed cockpit door

A Yemeni man arrested on a
San Francisco-bound plane repeatedly shouted "Allah Akbar" as
he tried to break into the cockpit, a court heard, as he made
an initial appearance.

May 11, 2011, 16:55 PM IST

1 in 5 Brit pilots admits to falling asleep in cockpit

Balpa uncovered a culture of chronic fatigue in the airline industry.

Apr 09, 2011, 16:02 PM IST

Cargo plane had `smoke in cockpit` before Dubai crash

New details are surfacing in the UPS cargo plane crash that killed 2 pilots.

Sep 06, 2010, 09:21 AM IST

UPS 747 had smoke in cockpit before Dubai crash

Pilots on board a UPS cargo plane
faced radio problems and smoke in the cockpit as they
struggled to maintain altitude before crashing into the desert
outside Dubai last week, investigators said on Sunday.

Sep 05, 2010, 21:21 PM IST