A Routine Plane Takeoff Quickly Turns into a Disaster

NARRATOR: Captain Kevin Stables is preparing to pilot Emery Worldwide Flight 17. His first officer is George Land. They’re hauling freight across the country aboard a 30-year-old DC 8 cargo plane. Hi there. Is that the load plan? JOHN ALBRIGHT: Just before they’re finished up loading the last couple of containers, they would give us…

Giant delivery drones are coming, but at what cost?

– When you think of a drone, you probably think of this. (motor buzzing) There’s a new generation of drones that are being built to fly longer distances, at jet liner elevations, while carrying huge payloads. And these cargo carrying drones could be coming to an air space near you. (gentle music) Cargo drones could…

Flying on Qatar Airways B747-8 Cargo Plane

– This is probably the best restaurant in the sky. (upbeat rock music) Oh, every little inch is precious here on the 747 cargo. (upbeat rock music) We don’t need any Qsuites on this aeroplane. I’m gonna show you something even better. (upbeat rock music) Who needs first class? (upbeat rock music) Let’s quickly go…