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  • What bird flies higher than airplanes?

    Whilst most birds fly below 4,900 feet above sea level, somespecies can fly much higher, at up to 33,000 feet; but do you know which? We put the question to you and give the answer in the article.

  • "405": a hilarious short catastrophe film

    The low budget film, "405", produced in 2000 became a cult film. If you have seen this unforgettable film, but even so don’t remember the story, it was about the eventful landing of a DC-10 on a Los Angeles highway. The ending is hilarious. Watch the video, and read the article.

  • Aircraft cockpit: what are all those buttons for?

    They are all over the cockpit, the hundreds of buttons and screens are intriguing, baffling even. Each instrument however has a specific function and position. To demystify the question we visited a development simulator with an Airbus test pilot.

  • Civilian helicopters: heavy or light?

    There are nearly 80 different types of civil helicopters worldwide, but do you know which categories they belong to? In fact, everything depends on the maximum take-off weight. This is a short breakdown.

  • What is the flight envelope of a plane?

    Whilst the term ‘‘flight envelope’’ of aircraft holds no secrets for pilots, this term does remain enigmatic for many. We put the question to you, and here is the answer. Watch the video, and read the article to find the answer.

  • An aerial slalom through a wind farm

    Aerobatic pilot, Hannes Arch, has just produced an unbelievable feat in Austria: slaloming through a wind farm of 97 feet (60 m) tall turbines. Watch the video, and read the article.

  • Engine location: below or above the wings?

    Today, most commercial aircraft are equipped with engines under the wings, unlike the 1970’s VFW-Fokker 614, which had them above. For what reasons? We went to find out from engine manufacturer Snecma, a Safran Group subsidiary.

  • What is the pedestal on a plane?

    Located between the two pilots, the central part of a plane’s cockpit comprises a portion of the instrumentation common to both pilots; but what exactly? We asked you the question. Watch the video, and read the article.

  • Air hostesses ignite a football stadium

    In early March, eight charming Emirates airline flight attendants carried out a variation to normal flight safety routines in front of 57,000 football fans. The event took place at Hamburg’s football stadium in Germany. Watch the video. Read the article.

  • Psychological monitoring of pilots : should it be reinforced?

    One year after the crash of the Germanwings A320 in the south of France, is the reinforcement of medical and psychological monitoring of airline pilots essential ? We asked you the question.

  • The conquest of the air in Paris

    One hundred years ago, France set out to conquer the air. For the occasion a breathtaking show will be presented in April in Paris. To get an idea of what you can expect, watch the video teaser. Read the article.

  • Flight MH370 : What happened?

    Two years ago, Malaysia Airlines’ flight MH370, Boeing 777, mysteriously vanished. What has happened since ? We went to ask you your opinion.

  • Elisa Deroche: first woman pilot

    On 8 March 1910, she became the world’s first woman to receive her airplane pilot’s license from the Aero-Club of France. Aeronewstv pays tribute to her on the occasion of International Women's Day.

  • World War Z the film

    A little action with World War Z, a film in which hordes of zombies make air travel indispensable. But even plane trips are not safe. Watch this excerpt to find out. Read the article.

  • UAV World Championships

    On 22 February, the world’s twelve best drone pilots competed at Miami’s American football stadium. On the programme were slaloms in the stands and corridors at speeds of up to 80 mph (130 km/h). Watch the video and read the article.

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    In order to make the aeronewstv site even more interactive and friendly, at the end of each video report, the system will automatically offer you four other subjects to watch on the same theme.

  • De-icing an airplane

    When snow or freezing temperatures arrive, de-icing aircraft is essential. For what reasons? What product is used? Where is it applied? Come and see at Montreal airport.

  • Airplane!: a 1980 classic

    Between the antics of the many zany passengers and general staff incompetence, in the air and on the ground, "Airplane!" parodies disaster movies. Watch the extract.

  • Life made easier for bikers at Paris airports

    The French start-up Mains Lib' has just launched an innovative concept for bikers. A free system that allows two-wheeled riders to leave their hands free when taking a plane.

Publicité :Safran-2017
Publicité :SIAE-Lifestyle
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