A Bombardier Q400 flown by Britain’s low-cost Flybe airline crash landed on 23rd February at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport (Netherlands). The right landing gear collapsed on impact as the plane violently hit the runway, with the twin turboprop skidding several hundred feet. Watch the video without commentary. Read the article to find out more.
In the aftermath of the LaMia airlines BAe 146 crash in Colombia, investigators favour the theory that the plane ran out of fuel. Analysis of the aircraft’s black boxes will shed more light on the tragic accident that left 71 dead, including members of a Brazilian first division football team on their way to the final of the South American cup.
Airpower is considered one of the best air shows in Europe. The meeting has just taken place in Austria and gathered 240 aircraft as well as 300,000 spectators on the ground, all with their heads locked skyward. Watch our best of video. Read the article.
This is a rare demonstration flight by the "Patrouille de France", the French equivalent of the Red Arrows, as it takes place in the middle of mountains. On the 25th of July at Méribel in Savoie (France), spectators had the feeling they could almost reach out and touch the eight Alphajets of the French patrol. Watch the video (no commentary). Read the article.
For the last professional day of the Farnborough Airshow, we’re going to highlight the A380 production slow-down, the Boeing centenary and some aircraft on site.