Antonov 225 take-off from Manchester Airport

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Check out this beast. The Antonov AN-225 Mriya is one of the worlds largest, longest and heaviest aircraft in the world. Maximum takeoff weight is around 640 tonnes.



Jet engine explodes during takeoff roll, Airbus A330.

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Thomas Cook A330 Engine Explodes on Takeoff Roll.  Pilot did a great job of keeping the aircraft on the centerline. Here is the report on the incident.


Shortest runway in the world!

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This is the shortest commercial runway in the world.  It’s on the Caribbean island of Saba and is a whole 1,299 feet long. No jet traffic is allowed at this airport, only prop aircraft. (TNCS)