Airbus Military has recently received full Type Certification for the A400M new generation airlifter,¬†marking a critical step towards delivery of the first aircraft to the French Air Force.
Award of the Type Certificate makes the A400M the world‚Äôs first large military transport to be¬†designed and certified to civil standards from its inception. Military Initial Operating Clearance is¬†ongoing, paving the way towards first delivery.
On April 30, 2011 a passenger treated himself to a First Class Suite on Emirates Airlines A380 Super Jumbo from Bangkok to Hong Kong. The BKK-HKG segment is a short continuation of Emirates flight from Dubai to Hong Kong via BKK. It’s around 3 hours.
El austr√≠aco Felix Baumgartner, de 43 a√Īos, cumpli√≥ con la haza√Īa de saltar desde m√°s de 39.000 metros de altura, desde la estrat√≥sfera, ante millones de televidentes que lo sigueron en vivo en todo el mundo.
One 80 year old grandmother’s terrifying skydive is being investigated by the FAA after it went viral. The video was created by The Parachute Center, a skydiving company in Acampo, Calif., as a memento for jumpers to take home after their airborne adventures.It shows a woman named Laverne having second thoughts right before her jump, but the instructor scoops her up and they fall out of the plane…
Fatigue is one of the threats to flight safety. Long hours of activity may decrease the ability of the crew. Rest and¬† Flight Duty Times regulations¬† are essential countermeasures to prevent the effects of fatigue on performance. Humor is just one way for not forgetting it ¬°
Dr Rob Lee, Kristina Pollack and Brent Hayward will be conducting two of their popular EAAP-recognized “Human Factors in Flight Safety, Safety Management Systems, Risk Management and Safety Investigation” courses in 2012. The first of these courses was conducted at the European Commission Joint Research Centre at Ispra, Italy in 1999.¬† Since¬†then, these EAAP courses [...]
The Aviation Herald concentrates on “Air Transport“,¬†will report incidents and accidents only about commercial flights or commercial operators involving airplanes with 19 passenger seats or more. Its¬† articles are always based on own research. They require at least two independent agreeing information flows unless¬†they can base their report on an official source. May be very [...]
Los sindicatos belgas del sector del personal de vuelo han denunciado a la compa√Ī√≠a “low cost” irlandesa Ryanair por obligarles a realizar tests para comprobar si consumen drogas, mediante an√°lisis de los cabellos, seg√ļn informa el peri√≥dico flamenco ‘De Morgen’ y la agencia Belga. Al ¬†parecer la compa√Ī√≠a de bajo coste realiza estas pruebas dos [...]
Pressure to conduct EMS operations safely and quickly in various ¬†enviromental¬†conditions- for example, in inclement weather and at night- increases the risk of accidents when compared to other types of patient transport methods, including ground ambulances or commercial flights. In this accident report, NTSB said, ‚ÄúThe pilot did not maintain sufficient airspeed during an instrument [...]