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  • Porsche tows Airbus A380 in new world record

    A Porsche Cayenne 4 x 4 driven by a British driver has become the world’s most successful tow car. It set a new world record as it tugged an Air France Airbus A380, weighing 285 tonnes, over a distance of 138ft (42 m) at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport.

  • Tom Cruise defies gravity in Novespace ZERO-G A310

    Tom Cruise has been discovering the sensations of zero gravity aboard a Novespace Airbus A310 ZERO-G for his latest movie. Watch the video to find out what went on behind the scenes of The Mummy, due out this summer.

  • Honeywell’s Boeing 757 fuselage outgrowth

    Honeywell, US aircraft engine manufacturer, has a surprising test aircraft with a strange outgrowth on the right-hand side of its forward fuselage. So what is it?

  • Fighter jet’s winning Formula 1

    Watch this video to relive the thrilling race between a Formula 1 racing driver and a RAAF fighter jet pilot ahead of the Australian Grand Prix in 2014.

  • BA's last ever Concorde to fly joins Aerospace Bristol museum

    The last Concorde ever to fly has joined Bristol’s future aerospace museum at Filton, in the west of England. It’s a location full of historical significance - the ten British models of the supersonic were assembled here. Watch the video without comment. Read the article.

  • A380 lands in a Dubai flower garden

    A life-size Airbus A380 has landed in Dubai’s biggest park. Covered with 500,000 flowers, this work of art took six months to create. Watch this music video to discover more about the blossoming of a most original project. Read the article to find out more.

  • Why do we board a plane on the left?

    In the vast majority of commercial aircraft, passenger boarding always takes place on the left side of the plane. But why? To give an explanation some say it goes back to the Middle Ages, others speak about more functional aspects.

  • What is non-destructive testing?

    Increasingly complex industrial parts combined with stricter legislation on aircraft safety and quality have favoured a rise in the use of non-destructive testing (NDT) in aeronautics over recent years. But what does this mean? We asked the general public in the streets of Paris (see our video). Read the answer in this article.

  • Why is there a hatch in the cockpit?

    Some aircraft have a hatch in the cockpit ceiling. On first test or commercial flights, pilots often use it to wave a flag. But what’s its real purpose and is it present on all airliners? Read our news article to find out.

  • Unlocking aircraft toilets – a tricky business

    For safety reasons, commercial aircrew must be able to unlock the toilets of an aircraft from the outside. To do so, there’s a special trick. We reveal the secret in this short video with no comment. Read the article.

  • What defines an international airport?

    The size of airport facilities, types of aircraft in operation or the number of runways are not the defining criteria for an international airport. There is only one. So what is it? That’s the question we asked you in the streets of Paris (watch the video). Read the article to find out.

  • Airline protocol in case of a heart attack in mid flight

    Carrie Fisher suffered a heart attack during a United Airlines flight. In the wake of her death, we take a look at current legislation and options available to airline companies in the case of a medical emergency in mid-flight.

  • The smallest twin-engined in the world

    It is called Cricket, it has a 16 ft. wingspan and a length of 13 ft. It is in fact the smallest twin-engined in the world. A plane that you cannot find in kit form. Lionel for example took 2,000 hours in building it and is now the happiest of men.

  • Tupolev Tu-154: Russian workhorse grounded after crash

    All Tupolev Tu-154s are grounded in the wake of the crash of a Syria-bound Russian aircraft on 25th December, moments after take off from the resort town of Sochi. Over 900 models of the Russian three-engine jet have been built since the first one was developed in the early 1960s. aeronewstv takes a look at the aircraft.

  • Best of 2016: Top 5 aviation Lifestyle videos

    For the Christmas holidays, aeronewstv offers you the best of 2016’s aviation videos. Today, we invite you to watch the TOP 5 reports viewed this year in the Lifestyle category.

  • Best of 2016: In Your Opinion Top 5 aeronautical videos

    aeronewstv offers you the best of 2016’s aeronautical videos. Sit back and take off for your Christmas holidays by seeing the five most watched “In Your Opinion” clips.

  • First class freerunner jumps the queue

    Passengers often have to break into a sprint to catch a plane. But Jason Paul does it with class. In this extract, the German professional freerunner shows off his talent at Munich airport. Watch the video. Read the article.

  • Why do landing gears have the same lowering and retraction system?

    It’s not necessarily obvious, yet all commercial aircraft today are equipped with the same system. After takeoff, their front landing-gear retracts in a forward direction, from the rear, towards the front of the plane, and when landing, lowered in the reverse direction. But why?

  • Captain Sullenberger - the man behind the miracle on the Hudson

    "Sully", Clint Eastwood's latest film tells the story of the legendary emergency landing by the US Airways Airbus A320 on New York's Hudson River, and the subsequent inquiry and investigation. As the film is released in Europe, listen to the pilot-in-command of Flight 1549, Captain Chesley Sullenberger.

Publicité :Safran-2017
Publicité :SIAE-Lifestyle
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