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 ¬°
Las fotograf√≠as panor√°micas cil√≠ndricas 360¬ļ son el mejor medio para desarrollar visitas virtuales. Desde el punto de vista del observador, la imagen es como un cilindro y en el centro se encuentra el observador y este cilindro ir√° rotando mostrando la imagen envolvente. Esto implica que la imagen sufrir√° una curvatura para acomodarse a la [...]
The USA-TSA (Transportation Safety Authority) has deployed 486 scanners in 78 airports in the United States, with an estimated 1000 scanners to be deployed by the end of 2011.¬† The doses of ionizing radiation emitted by these backscatter x-ray scans is exceedingly low. Based on what is known about the scanners, passengers should not fear [...]
The Aviation Health Conference¬†that was held in London ¬†last October continued to emphasize cabin crew and passenger health, but will also targeted a wider audience, including flight deck crew when appropriate. Here you can see presentations regarding to Cosmic Radiation, Flight fatigue, Cabin Hygiene, Malaria and crews and Health effects of volcanic ashes. Very advisable [...]