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  • Air Canada A320 makes spectacular runway excursion

    On March 29th an Air Canada Airbus A320 exited the runway while landing in Halifax. Of the 138 people onboard, 23 were slightly injured. An investigation has been launched by the Transport Canada Civil Aviation authority.

  • Germanwings : Marseille Prosecutor’s press conference

    At a press conference held today (26th March), the prosecutor of Marseille (sourthern France), delivered the last elements of the investigation into the crash of the Germanwings Airbus A320. The hypothesis is that the first officer had "the will to destroy the aircraft".

  • Germanwings crash latest new evidence

    According to the New York Times, one of the two pilots was outside the cockpit, and unable to regain access. According to the CVR (Cockpit Voice Recorder) recording, he repeatedly knocked on the door, but without response.

  • Germanwings crash: what possible scenario ?

    A black box recovered, together with its cockpit voice recorder (CVR), damaged but usable, that, in essence, is the information with which we came away from the press conference organized by the French Civil Aviation Authority (DGAC), on 25th March.

  • Germanwings A320 crash as yet unexplained

    On 24th March, a Germanwings Airbus A320 with 150 people on board, crashed in the south of France, leaving no survivors.

  • Germanwings plane crash in French Alps

    A Germanwings Airbus A320 has crashed in south western France today, March 24th. 150 people were onboard the aircraft. According to French President François Hollande, there are no survivors.

  • Helicopter crash in Argentina plunges French sport into mourning

    Swimmer Camille Muffat, sailor Florence Arthaud, boxer Alexis Vastine, and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash in Argentina, last Monday. They were participating in a reality show, called "Dropped", produced by the company ALP, for a French television channel, scheduled for broadcast this summer.

  • Aero India show : India changes its aviation strategy

    It was at the Aero India air and defence show, held from 18th to 22nd February, at Bangalore in southern India, that the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, announced an about turn, by advocating : "Made in India".

  • Zhuhai Airshow: China’s airborne arsenal

    At Zhuhai in China, it is a little like Christmas in advance. 700 aviation industry manufacturers, more than half of whom being Chinese, are gathered together to exhibit their new "toys". From November 11th to 16th about fifty kilometres (30 miles) as the crow flies, west of Hong Kong, the China Airshow is an opportunity for the country to present its range of military aircraft.

  • Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo Crash: pilot error ?

    Four days after the crash of Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo vessel in the California desert, the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is hard at work to determine the causes of the accident. Investigators have found that the copilot carried out an abnormal action in the cockpit two seconds before the disintegration of the aircraft.

  • Helitech International 2014 comes to Amsterdam

    The Helitech International show, dedicated to helicopters, this year is in Amsterdam in the Netherlands from 14th to 16th October, and the organizers hope to draw crowds and exceed the 5,600 trade visitors at the previous edition in the United Kingdom. This time, a number of new features will be presented.

  • 10,000 aircraft arrive for Airventure 2014

    Aviation enthusiasts of all kinds are present at Airventure from July 28th., to August 3rd., at Oshkosh, Wisconsin in the United States, making it none other than the largest US aerospace gathering annually attracting 10,000 aircraft.

  • Farnborough 2014 : taking stock

    On the last day reserved for the sector's professionals, it's time to take stock, get their calculators out and do their sums. Firstly, for the two major aircraft manufacturers, this edition has been exceptional for Airbus, but not too bad for Boeing either.

  • Farnborough 2014: Offers awaiting orders

    We are already half-way through the Farnborough Airshow in the United Kingdom which has become the theatre of announcements and presentations of all kinds. Boeing began by launching an increased capacity 200-seater version of their 737 MAX 8.

  • Farnborough 2014: Boeing, Snecma and E-fan out on the runway

    On the second day of the Farnborough Airshow, 50 km ( 30 miles ) west of London, one of the 73 aircraft on the tarmac was the Boeing M.S.A. (Maritime Surveillance Aircraft), a less costly version of the current P8-A Poseidon, in service since late 2013.

  • Farnborough 2014 : Airbus confirms A330neo launch

    During the first day of the Farnborough Airshow in the U.K., Airbus decided to hit hard. At a press conference on July 14th., the European aircraft manufacturer confirmed the launch of two new versions of its A330.

  • Farnborough 2014 : What's on the programme ?

    Five days from the opening of Farnborough, the biggest air show of the year, and, just to whet your appetite, here is a small selection of aircraft that will be present in the U.K. both on the tarmac and in the air. There will be a total of around one hundred. Let's take a squiz...

  • Collision averted at Barcelona airport

    On 5th., July, an air collision was averted at Spain's Barcelona airport. A Russian UTair Boeing 767, arriving from Moscow, was making its final approach, however, at the same moment, an Argentine Airlines' Airbus A340 crossed the runway, forcing the Russian pilots to apply full power and go around to finally land their 'plane, without a hitch, a few minutes later. Images without comment.

  • This is "Women of Aviation Worldwide Week" !

    This is "Women of Aviation Worldwide Week", and will be celebrated in 37 countries until 9th., March. Launched in 2010 by the Women in Aviation Association, headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, this event aims to promote the female contingent of this normally, very masculine, activity. The organization today comprises some 2,000 women worldwide...


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