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Would you like to take a Royal Tour of the A380?

A Royal Tour of the A380 - Qatar Airways at Dubai Airshow 2015Qatar Airways were honoured to have His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, as our guest for a tour of our latest generation aircraft on display at the Dubai Airshow 2015.

Dubai Airshow 2015: The A350 XWB impresses on Day 2

Latest updates from Airbus!Recapping Day 2 at the 2015 Dubai Airshow, this “best of” video focuses on the A350 XWB’s high-profile flying display. Airbus’ new-generation jetliner took centre stage at this international aerospace gathering – impressing crowds with its quiet operation and impressive performance.

Dubai Airshow Day 1 highlights from Airbus

The Dubai Airshow 2015’s opening day activities are highlighted in a “best of” video, including the visit of Fabrice Brégier, Airbus President and CEO, to the A350 XWB in the presence of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.  The day’s flying presentations also are featured, along with a focus on the static display area containing A350, A380 and A330 MRTT aircraft that are in service with Airbus customers and operators.

Emirates takes delivery of first two-class Airbus A380

Emirates will for the first time unveil its first two-class configured Airbus A380 at the Dubai Airshow from 8-12 November 2015. The Emirates’ two class configured A380 features 58 flatbed seats in Business Class and 557 spacious seats in Economy Class, as well as Emirates’ celebrated Onboard Lounge. Emirates was the first airline to order the A380 and is the largest operator of this aircraft carrying almost 47 million passengers to date. The Emirates A380 currently flies it to 34 destinations a...

Aviation history - Emirates A380 and Jetman Dubai Formation Flight

Armed with unguarded ambition and the vision to push boundaries beyond the unthinkable, Jetman Dubai and Emirates A380 take to the skies of Dubai for an exceptional formation flight. A carefully choreographed aerial showcase, conducted over the Palm Jumeirah and Dubai skyline, involving the world’s largest passenger aircraft and the experienced Jetman Dubai pilots Yves Rossy and Vince Reffet.Over the last three months, Emirates and the Jetman Dubai teams worked closely to diligently plan an...

Effect of Humidity and Wind

–UmidityBecause of evaporation, the atmosphere always contains moisture in the form of water vapor. This water vapor replaces molecules of dry air, and, because water vapor weights less than dry air, any given volume of moist air weights less-is less dense- than an equal volume of dry air.–Effects of WindSurface winds during takeoffs and landings have, in a sense, an opposite airplane performance to winds aloft during flight. During takeoff, a headwind shortens the takeoff run and increases the...

Bombardier Learjet 75 Arrives at Dubai Airshow

A very quick one, thanks to colleaguesThe Bombardier Learjet 75 business jet arrives at Dubai Airshow. The Learjet 75 is the top-of-the-line aircraft from Bombardier's light jet division.