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Schedulers & Dispatchers Conference Reaches New Heights

Not even the looming threat of January’s winter storm Jonas was enough to dampen the enthusiasm for NBAA’s 27th annual Schedulers and Dispatchers Conference held in Tampa, Fla., as show organizers hailed the latest edition as the most successful in its history, surpassing the 25th-a...

NASA transports its Mars crew capsule in the belly of a really weird cargo plane

NASA's Orion capsule — the spacecraft that could one day take humans to Mars — is going on an important flight today. Unfortunately it's not into space. Instead, the main structure of the vehicle is being transported from the Michoud Assembly Facility in Louisiana, where the caps...


The Age of Aerospace: Boeing sponsors TV series looking back at 100 years of high-flying history

This year marks the Boeing Co’s 100th anniversary, and the company is using the centennial as an opportunity not only to celebrate its own history, but the history of aerospace as well. That celebration takes the TV spotlight starting tonight, in the form of “The Age of Aerospace,” a five-part documentary series that’s airing on the Science Channel on Mondays. The series...

EASA ruling may lead to unregulated commercial UAV ops

New risk-mitigating unmanned air vehicle regulations proposed by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) will only serve to create a “grey area" in which users of smaller systems can carry out unregulated aerial work, an industry expert claims. The most recent iteration of EASA’s revised UAV regulations – a technical opinion released on 18 December – offers what...

Aviation’s key stakeholders to converge at Singapore Airshow

The Singapore Airshow, Asia’s largest and one of world’s most important aerospace and defence exhibition, is set to take-off next month with the Singapore Airshow Aviation Leadership Summit (SAALS) from Feb 14 to 15 once again leading the event, capturing critical conversation by global industry leaders on new ideas and emerging technologies that will provide new opportunities to furth...

Singapore Airshow conference line-up announced

Singapore Airshow organiser Experia events has outlined a series of industries that will take place prior and during the show, which will run from 16 to 21 February. The Singapore Airshow Aviation Leadership Summit will again be the primary event, running from 14 to 15 February. In a press briefing, Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore director general Kevin Shum said the Leadership Summit...

Discover the aeronautical professions: Lycée Airbus Open Day on Saturday, February 6th 2016

The Lycée Airbus will present on 6th February the four Vocational Baccalaureates it offers to students: Industrial Metalworking Technician; Machining Technician; Aeronautics – Avionics option and Aeronautics – Structure option. These courses last three years, and are taught in a school context for the first two years, and then as an apprenticeship for the last year. They...

Flights of MiG-31 fighters suspended due to air crash in Siberia

Flights of the MiG-31 fighters have been suspended until the causes of the Monday crash of this aircraft are found out, a source in the Chief Command of the Russian Aerospace Forces told TASS. "The decision to suspend the flights of this type of aircraft has been made until the causes and circumstances of this air accident are established," the source said. According to him, the emerg...

Drone with cameras illegal in the UAE, owners told

Drone enthusiasts who fly the gadgets equipped with cameras are breaking a little-known law that has been in force for nine months, they were told on Monday. In addition, few owners know that they are required to register their drone with the General Civil Aviation Authority. The rules came into force last April, three months after recreational drones strayed on to flight paths at Dubai airp...

RAAF’s first PC-21 pilots begin conversion training

The first Australian pilots to undertake conversion training on the Pilatus PC-21 pilot training aircraft recently arrived in Switzerland, the RAAF has announced. These pilots will form the transition team responsible for the development of the new training curriculum and simulators that are being acquired under the AIR 5428 Pilot Training System project, the contract for which has been awarded...

Russian Helicopters to debut at Bahrain International Airshow

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, will demonstrate its newest multipurpose helicopters during the 4th Bahrain International Airshow – 2016, which will be held January 21-23 at Sakhir Air Base, Bahrain. The holding company will not only showcase its products and capabilities in after-sales service for helicopters produced by Russian Helicopters but also will conduct...

From vaporware to real world: the Crystal Cabin Awards, analysed

The Crystal Cabin Awards, presented by the Hamburg Aviation Cluster at the Aircraft Interiors Expo each April, showcase the passenger experience innovations that can make a real difference to the future of commercial aviation. Sometimes the core improvement of a year is a little thing — one of those innovations that makes every flight just that little bit better, like Mohawk Air’s s...

Van Nuys aviation firm ordered to pay $1.86 million to former saleswoman for sexual harrasment

A jury today ordered a Van Nuys-based aviation firm to pay $1.86 million to a former top saleswoman for the company, who alleged she was stalked on business trips by a then-FBI agent/client. A Los Angeles Superior Court jury deliberated for less than a day before finding that 47-year-old Doreen Olson Mackey was a victim of sexual harassment and retaliation in her lawsuit against Helinet Aviatio...

Etihad Airways named Business Airline of the Year at 2016 Business Travel Awards

Etihad Airways has been named Business Airline of the Year at the 2016 Business Travel Awards. The ceremony was held last night at the Grosvenor House Hotel on London’s Park Lane. The Business Travel Awards recognise the extraordinary achievements of the most deserving organisations and individuals in the business travel industry.   The awards, organised by Buying Business Travel M...

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Daher Kodiak and TBM turboprop aircraft are showcased at France Air Expo

Daher will have a high-profile presence at this week’s France Air Expo – the only major general aviation show organized in Europe during 2021 – exhibiting the TBM and Kodiak turbopro...

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Daher Kodiak and TBM turboprop aircraft are showcased at France Air Expo

Daher will have a high-profile presence at this week’s France Air Expo – the only major general aviation show organized in Europe during 2021 – exhibiting the TBM and Kodiak turbopro...