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  • What's that bump on the fuselage?

    Over the last few years some commercial aircraft have a bump that has appeared on their fuselages. What it is exactly and what it is for? Read on and watch the video.

  • What happened to row 13?

    Have you ever got on a plane and noticed that a row of seats was missing ? For some airlines, row 13 does not exist ; an oversight perhaps ? No. Was it on purpose ? Yes, and here’s why.

  • Boeing 747 overtakes a Boeing 737

    At more than 33,000 feet (10,000 metres) a Boeing 747 overtook a Boeing 737. These rare and unusual images were recorded by a Boeing 777 pilot from his cockpit over Iraq.

  • When air traffic gets the wind up

    Sometimes in bad weather, such as high winds, airliners are completed grounded; but above what speed ? Who makes the decision? Does the limit fixed, depend on the type of aircraft?

  • Marcel Bloch to Marcel Dassault

    Marcel Ferdinand Bloch, his name may mean little to you, yet it is he who created Dassault Aviation, now well known in corporate and military aviation. We take a look back over the professional debut of Marcel Bloch who would become Marcel Dassault. Read the article.

  • Böing to Boeing: the origins of the group

    Boeing will be celebrating their 100th anniversary this year, which gives us an opportunity to take a brief look at the origins of the aerospace and US defense group, that was created in July 1916 by William Boeing, son of Wilhelm Böing.

  • The largest helicopter formation flight

    This week we take you to Russia, where the record for the most helicopters flying in formation, 25 in total, was achieved last summer. A record that has just been beaten in Iraq. Watch the video. Read the article.

  • Air France’s last Boeing 747 and Alphajets midair encounter

    The meeting between eleven Alphajets of the Patrouille de France and Air France’s last Boeing 747 in formation over France took place on 27 January and immortalized by film director Eric Magnan. Watch the video. Read the article.

  • Paraglider dances with Northern Lights

    This week, we are in Norway’s far north, at Trømso. In early January, the Spaniard, Horacio Llorens, flew under the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) with his paramotor. A show of rare beauty. See the video. Read the article.

  • Airbus group and Uber test on-demand helicopter service

    From 21 to 24 January, Airbus group and Uber, the chauffeur-driven car reservation specialist company, tested an on-demand helicopter transportation service. Offered as part of the Sundance Film Festival in the US, this pilot project aims to democratise helicopter transport.

  • What is the weight of a fighter jet ejection seat?

    Fighter aircraft ejection seats first appeared in the 40’s, and since then have saved many lives. Their weight is an important factor, both during the ejection, and for the airplane’s performance.

  • Flight sharing now regulated in France

    Flight sharing is now regulated in France. The Internet platforms that connect public and private pilots now have to acquire a business license and an air transport certificate. A brief overview follows.

  • Wingboard aerial surfing

    The "wingboard" will perhaps soon be the next extreme sports craze. A kind of aerial wakeboard, the concept is currently undergoing testing in the United States. All the details follow.

  • What are the "Remove before flight" ribbons for?

    "Remove before flight" ribbons are used as safety warnings for quick and easy visual location, seen on removable aircraft components, typically in the form of a reb ribbon and installed when the aircraft is on the ground.

  • Are you interested in planepooling ?

    The cost sharing flight websites based on the principle of car sharing are becoming the subject of debate in some countries. We went to find out what you thought of this growing phenomenon. Watch the video and read the article.

  • The most watched 2015 video reports in the lifestyle category

    aeronewstv is offering the possibility of viewing, or re-viewing, five of the most watched 2015 aviation video reports in the following categories: Industry, Lifestyle, Transport, Events and Employment. Today, the Lifestyle category.

  • What are the static dischargers on airplanes for?

    You may have noticed these tiny sticks on the back of the airplane's wings which look like small antennae. Their number varies according to the size of the plane, and are made in general from carbon. Watch the video. Read the article

  • Young American builds an incredible A380 - in paper

    After making a Boeing 777 made entirely out of paper, a young 24-year old Californian has done the same thing, but this time, with an A380 for Singapore Airlines, including the fuselage, engines and seats - everything down to the last detail. Watch the video and read the article.

  • In aviation, what is called a Demoiselle ?

    The name is rather charming for an airplane: the Demoiselle (Damselfly). This aircraft of yesteryear was built between 1909 and 1910 by Alberto Santos-Dumont (1873-1932). Watch the video and read the article.


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