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A Boeing 737-10 MAX test aircraft
Ryanair orders up to 300 737-10 MAX

Ryanair’s order for 150 firm plus 150 options of Boeing’s largest 737 MAX variant puts it on a path to phase out its 737-800 fleet by the end of the decade and grow its passenger load to 300 million people per year by 2034.
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A rending of a hydrogen powered Islander aircraft
Cranfield + Britten-Norman bet big on hydrogen

Cranfield Aerospace Solutions and Britten-Norman recently announced their merger as they work on bringing a hydrogen-powered Islander to market. We chat with Jenny Kavanagh, Cranfield’s Chief Strategy Officer, to learn more about their plans for the Islander and an eventual 100-seat regional aircraft.
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Screen capture of Trevor Daniel Jacob jumping out of perfectly good airplane claiming the engine had failed.
YouTuber who intentionally crashed plane for views pleads guilty to obstruction of federal investigation 

A YouTuber who falsely claimed his aircraft’s engine died and was unable to land has pleaded guilty to obstructing the investigation into the incident. Trevor Daniel Jacob intentionally crashed the aircraft then retrieved the video footage from the wreckage. He then, according to the plea, lied to investigators about the location of the wreckage, used a helicopter to move the wreckage to an airport hanger and then dismantled and disposed of the aircraft. 
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A former Air Canada Rouge 767 returning from a test flight after cargo conversion
The story of a workhorse: how the 767 keeps finding a new lease on life

In the 1980s, the 767 ushered in a new type of international flying thanks to ETOPS regulations. Now in its fifth decade of service the 767 keeps finding a way to make itself indispensable.
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Alaska Airlines’ new Xáat Kwáani livery 737
Alaska Airlines’ unveils stunning new Xáat Kwáani livery

Alaska Airlines new special “Salmon People” livery takes flight today. Designed by Alaska Native artist Crystal Kaakeeyáa Rose Demientieff Worl, Xáat Kwáani refers to the “spiritual link between the people who interact with the beloved salmon and all of us who benefit from their stewardship of the environment.”
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Azul E195-E2 in the grass in Salvador after overrunning the runway
Azul E195-E2 suffers runway excursion in Salvador

An Azul E195-E2 landing in Salvador from Campinas suffered a runway excursion when it was unable to stop on the runway and overran the paved surface into soft grass. 
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New route filter option highlighted on Flightradar24 beta
Thank you for using the new Flightradar24 Beta

We continue to receive excellent, helpful feedback from users on Flightradar24 Beta. Thank you!

If you haven’t tried it out already, enter flightradar24.com/openbeta into your browser to give it a try. You can read our full tutorial on the new filters we’ve added on our blog.
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The view of ANZ7 from ANZ5 over the Pacific Ocean
Newsletter reader and Air New Zealand 777 Captain Daivd Griffin sends us this snap from the flight deck over the Pacific Ocean at the beginning of April. He was flying NZ5 from Los Angeles as NZ7 from San Francisco overtook them 4,000 feet above en route to Auckland. The photo was captured about midnight with storms brewing just off the right wing.
US Air Force Global Hawk
Which military aircraft are visible near Ukraine and what are their roles? 
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26 landings in 26 minutes
26 landings in 26 minutes

We’re back with a fresh video this week, so put your seat back in the upright and locked position, stow your tray table, and sure your seat belt is fastened tightly as we prepare for landing.
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Giro d'Italia TV relay flights
Follow the Giro d’Italia from the air

Follow the television relay aircraft over the Giro d’Italia and prepare for the start of Tour de France on 1 July. For the Giro, search “ASR” to find the television aircraft.
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New Rugby World Cup livery on Emirates A6-EOE
Emirates adds Rugby World Cup livery

Emirates first A380 to wear the airline’s revised livery has been revised further with a special 2023 Rugby World Cup livery on the aft fuselage.
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Aurora and the Milky Way seen from a Delta A220
Aurora and the Milky Way seen from the window of a Delta A220 over Alaska.
Fiji Airways 737-8 MAX
A Fiji Airways 737-8 MAX departing Sydney.
Turkish Airlines A350
A Turkish Airlines A350 touching down in Düsseldorf.
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US DOT wants EU style delay/cancellation compensation scheme

The US DOT is proposing rules that would require airlines compensate travelers for lengthy delays and cancellations that are within the airline’s control.
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"How to: Build and Set Up an ADS-B Receiver" overlaid on a photo of a raspberry pi ADS-B receiver
Step-by-step instructions to build and set-up and ADS-B receiver

If you’ve been considering sharing flight data with Flightradar24, but thought maybe it’s too difficult, this video has step-by-step instructions for building and setting up a raspberry pi ADS-B receiver. And remember, sharing ADS-B data with us gets you a free Flightradar24 Business subscription!
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