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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"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.