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 ¬°
El avi√≥n – un Cessna 500 Citation- se estrellaba en medio de una densa niebla en la senda de aproximaci√≥n del aeropuerto de Santiago por su cabecera norte muy pr√≥xima a la autov√≠a y en pleno Camino de Santiago, volando desde Asturias.¬†Los fallecidos son¬† Alejandro Bueno, de 37 a√Īos y natural de Barcelona y de [...]
Robert Orford has shared with all of us through Aeromed-List this interesting “Virtual Tour” of one of the most important Aviation Museums in the world,¬†especially ¬†regarding to military aviation. The National Museum of US Air Force¬†can be visited at 1100 Spaatz Street¬†,Wright-Patterson AFB OH 45433¬†. You can get plenty of information as well as many [...]
The Israeli army is supplying aviators and special operations forces a caffeine-charged chewing gum that dramatically enhances their ability to cope with fatigue on long missions, the Yediot Aharonot daily reported. The “Stay Alert Gum“, a food supplement, was developed by the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in conjunction with the Wrigley’s company, as [...]
The Aviation Medical Society in New Zealand exists to foster and support aviation medicine and aviation medical practitioners.It is a non-profit Incorporated Society.¬†The Society is associated with a charitable trust, the Patterson Trust, named in honour of Douglas Patterson who was the Managing Director of the National Airways Corporation (the forerunner of the domestic arm [...]