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 ¬°
Sabido es que las constantes fluctuaciones de la presi√≥n ambiental, las vibraciones y el ruido continuo son factores de riesgo inherentes a la aviaci√≥n. La incidencia de bajas laborales por este motivo es mucho m√°s elevada en los pilotos de flotas de corto recorrido que en los de largo recorrido y est√°n claramente asociadas con [...]
Jorge Capdequi, piloto,¬† instructor de metereolog√≠a y director de la escuela EASOFLYERS ¬†de San Sebasti√°n explica en el siguiente art√≠culo publicado en su blog¬† (EasoFly),¬†las condiciones necesarias para poder subir a alturas por encima de los 15000 pies. Su objetivo es ¬† “hacernos conocer de primera mano como volar a mayores altitudes sin tener que [...]
Airbus Military has successfully completed unpaved runway trials of the A400M next-generation military transport aircraft at Ablitas in northern Spain. Carried out using second production aircraft, also designated as MSN2, the trials confirmed that the aircraft can perform well on gravel runways, with minimal damage to the exterior from stones and dust. The aircraft successfully [...]