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 ¬°
A Jet Blue flight bound for Las Vegas landed unexpectedly in Amarillo after a “medical situation” arose involving the captain. The airline says in a statement that the pilot in command of Flight 191 from New York then elected to land in the Panhandle of Texas about 10 a.m. Tuesday.¬† The airline says an off-duty [...]
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) invites participants, sponsors and exhibitors to its ICAO Global Civil Aviation Search and Rescue (SAR) Forum that will take place in Abu¬†Dhabi from 21-22¬†June¬†2010 at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr Hotel. Civil aviation search and rescue (SAR) requires the close cooperation of many participating entities and to fill recently [...]
El pr√≥ximo mes de Mayo (d√≠as 12-15) tendr√° lugar en las instalaciones de IFEMA en Madrid la “Semana del Espacio” realizada en el marco de la Exposici√≥n “Los grandes logros cient√≠fico-tecnol√≥gicos e innovadores de Rusia”.¬†Evento organizado por el Ministerio de Ciencia¬† e Innovaci√≥n¬†dentro de las actividades del A√Īo Dual de Rusia en Espa√Īa y de [...]