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Swiss Says Goodbye to the Avro “Jumbolino”

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Swiss International Airlines has retired its last Avro RJ100 regional jet. To mark the occasion, the airline flew the 15-year veteran aircraft on a special final flight between Geneva and Zurich. (airwaysmag.com) עוד...

Taxi at Large Airports Like a Pro

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An iPad can be a pilot's best friend during one of the most confusing parts of any flight: after landing at a busy, unfamiliar airport. (www.flyingmag.com) עוד...

U.K. Looks At Licensing Lasers

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British authorities are proposing to regulate the sale of laser pointers to curb attacks on aircraft. The U.K. Department for Business, Energy and Industrial has issued a “call for evidence” into possibly licensing the sale of small lasers. “Used irresponsibly or maliciously, these products can and do wreak havoc and harm others, with potentially catastrophic consequences,” said Business Minister Margot James. “That’s why we want to hear from business groups, retailers and consumers about the… (www.avweb.com) עוד...

Fascinating timelapse video shows five-tonne Airbus jet engine being changed hours before take-off

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Virgin Atlantic has released a timelapse video of its engineers replacing a five-tonne engine worth millions of pounds on one of its aircraft just hours before it flew across the Atlantic. (www.telegraph.co.uk) עוד...

9 Facts about the A380 Onboard Lounge Emirates Airline

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Watch: Nine fun facts about the Emirates A380 Onboard Lounge, the most popular social spot at 40,000 feet. (www.aviationfigure.com) עוד...

Flying DeLorean becomes a reality with DR-7

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The DR-7 is a commuter plane with autonomous capabilities and with an expected top speed of 240 mph or 385 km/h which can seat two. It certainly brings back some of those feelings you once felt when the DeLorean car was featured in the hit movie Back To The Future. (www.airguideonline.com) עוד...

The Ruler of Dubai Takes a Trip to the Airbus Plant in Hamburg to Personally Inspect the Next Emirates A380

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The ruler of Dubai spent a day in the Airbus manufacturing plant in Hamburg to take a look at the latest A380 set to be delivered to Emirates soon (www.paddleyourownkanoo.com) עוד...

Ryanair Accuses Lufthansa of Foul Play Over its Bid for airberlin. Is Etihad Airways to Blame?

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Ryanair is not happy with the proposed takeover of airberlin by fellow German carrier, Lufthansa. It says it's an "obvious conspiracy" and airberlin's demise is a "manufactured insolvency". Ouch. And then there's the possibility that Etihad Airways is involved as well. (www.paddleyourownkanoo.com) עוד...

Editorial: Air Canada, FAA hindered investigation of SFO near-miss

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The FAA, which was responsible for having only one air controller working traffic in the tower at the time, took more than 24 hours to notify the NTSB. The delay allowed Air Canada to use the plane for three flights in which the cockpit recorder was taped over multiple times. (www.eastbaytimes.com) עוד...

‘Incredible’ Boeing Everett site turns 50 years young

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In May 1967, Boeing employees moved into a new factory built beside Paine Field near Everett, Wash. Thirteen months later, the group that became known in aerospace legend as “The Incredibles” rolled out the 747. (www.bellevuereporter.com) עוד...

Bombardier Delivers its First Challenger 350 Aircraft in Argentina

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Bombardier Business Aircraft announced today it delivered the first Challenger 350 aircraft to be based in Argentina, joining Bombardier's fleet of 122 Challenger aircraft in Latin America. Bombardier’s business jet fleet in Latin America is comprised of approximately 685 aircraft in service – spanning Bombardier’s full product portfolio of Learjet, Challenger and Global aircraft. (www.bombardier.com) עוד...

Repeated Runway Incursions by US Regionals at CYYZ

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This is becoming a common occurrence at this busy airport. (www.thestar.com) עוד...

US Army bans Chinese-made drone

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The U.S. Army reportedly will no longer use drones made by Chinese manufacturer DJI over security concerns. (www.airguideonline.com) עוד...

Royal Jordanian is Latest Middle East Airline to Offer Paid Access to Lounges. Also Introduces Upgrade Bidding System.

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Royal Jordanian Airlines is introducing a paid access option for its business class lounge in Amman. The airline also plans to let economy class passengers bid for upgrades to business class (www.paddleyourownkanoo.com) עוד...

Embraer promotes technology and services at LABACE 2017

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The Congonhas airport in Sao Paulo, Brazil has received the latest innovations in technology, interior design and services that Embraer brings to the global executive aviation market. (cmsherbert.blogspot.com) עוד...