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 ¬°
Air travel is now a common mode of travel for millions.¬†Over 25 years ago it was already estimated that 5% of commercial airline passengers were ambulatory patients with some illness including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).¬†There are still no established methods for quantifying the risk of in-flight medical problems
Este libro publicado por nuestro compa√Īero y amigo Juan Urrutia de Hoyos es una recopilaci√≥n de art√≠culos que han sido publicados anteriormente en la p√°gina web de Extracrew y en la Revista Avion Revue. Los art√≠culos han sido escritos con el objetivo de cubrir la gran mayor√≠a de los temas principales del temario de los [...]
Los astronautas que est√°n a bordo de la Estaci√≥n Espacial Internacional¬† (EEI) podr√≠an encontrarse con largas colas en los ba√Īos en los descansos entre las caminatas espaciales, ya que¬†el retrete se averi√≥¬†durante el pasado mes de Julio… Primero dej√≥ de funcionar el ventilador del motor, seg√ļn el centro de control, que coordinaba la reparaci√≥n desde [...]
Air travel is now widely accessible, with a resulting increase in the numbers of international air travellers and a consequently greater risk of communicable diseases being spread by infectious travellers. The transmission of airborne infections between people in confined spaces such as aircraft¬†is of particular concern to health officials and the general public… ¬†