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  • 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.

  • Tour operator FRAM files for bankruptcy

    After an Extraordinary Works Council meeting, FRAM’s management have confirmed that the French tour operator is insolvent. By filing for bankruptcy, its fate is now in the hands of the courts.

  • Aerobatics: France remains world champion

    After three contested programmes, France retains its title of world champion in all categories. Russia is second.

  • World Aerobatic Championships: combat in the "box"

    The FAI World Aerobatic Championships 2015 are underway until 29 August in France. A competition that includes four programmes leading to a total of three different titles. Watch the video.

  • Berlin viewed by floatplane

    For 200 euros, a German company offers tourists 25-minute flights over Berlin by floatplane. An original attraction that attracts 1,500 people each year. Boarding now, ladies and gentleman.

  • The Hammerhead Turn: an aerobatic pilot’s eye view

    In less than a month the World Aerobatic Championships are to be held in France, and aeronewstv offers you a series of reports on the discipline’s main figures. After the barrel and spin, this is the hammerhead turn.

  • Aerobatic figures: the Spin, as seen by the pilot

    On the occasion of the world aerobatic championship starting in Châteauroux (France) on 20 August, aeronewstv offers this story on one of the discipline’s basic figures, the Spin, as explained by an experienced pilot in an Extra 200.

  • Aerobatic rolls as seen by the pilot

    In six weeks’ time the world aerobatic championship will start in France. With this in mind, during the month of July, aeronewstv will produce four videos on the main figures of the discipline, explained by an experienced pilot. For starters, a breakdown of the roll – fast, and slow.

  • A Cricri is taking off from the roof of a car

    Lionel Adroit, pilot of the Cricri, the smallest twin-engined plane in the world, recently succeeded in taking off from the roof of a car. A delicate but impressive manoeuvre. Watch our video news report.

  • Berlin: Tempelhof airport’s second life

    In 2010, Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport, was converted into a 990 acres park, and annually hosts two million visitors.

  • Réplic'Air revives the Dewoitine 551

    After the centenary re-enactment of Roland Garros’ Mediterranean crossing with their Morane Type G replica, the Réplic'Air Association has embarked on a new challenge: to build a 1939 fighter plane the Dewoitine 551.

  • Aerobatics: Team France and the 2015 world championships

    The French aerobatic team has begun training for the FAI 2015 World Aerobatic Championships, to be held this summer in Chateauroux, 270 kms. ( 170 miles), south of Paris, France, and intend to remain the titleholders after the competition.

  • Paper ‘plane championship arrives at ENAC

    The very serious French national school of civil aviation (ENAC) in Toulouse, south western France, was recently transformed into a paper ‘plane airport. This qualifying stage of the Red Bull Paper Wings, in fact began in early February in the ENAC gymnasium. The competitors had to fly their ‘planes over the longest distance, the longest time, or produce the most acrobatic manœuvres possible.

  • When using leisure drones...

    Leisure drones, being the latest fad and costing between 30 and 400 euros, will probably be amongst the best-sellers destined for the Christmas stocking. However, can you use them anywhere and under any conditions ? We decided to find out...

  • Helsinki airport turned into a skate park

    On 12 and 13 October 2014, Helsinki Airport (HEL) in Finland was transformed for a few hours into a skatepark.

  • Nigel Lamb becomes the 2014 Red Bull Air Race champion

    The eighth and final race of this year’s Red Bull Air Race, which was held on 26th October, saw the 12 participating pilots fighting it out above the Spielberg grand prix racetrack in the Austrian Alps. The 35,000 spectators witnessed Lamb, Arch and Bonhomme, the first three in the overall standings, fiercely battling it out in the air.

  • The incredible motorbike backflip jump over a low-flying ‘plane

    In September 2013, on an isolated airstrip, in northwest South Africa, two intrepid stunt men, one from the world of motocross, the other an aerobatic pilot, combined their talents to achieve a breathtaking stunt - a backflip, on a motorcycle, over a low flying plane ! Spectacular.

  • Red Bull Air Race in Las Vegas: nothing goes right

    For the penultimate round of the competition, the organizers of the Red Bull Air Race could not have picked a better location than Las Vegas. With its casinos, hotels and especially its car racing circuit in the Nevada desert, redesigned for the occasion, everything came together for what promised to be an enthralling poker game in the sky - and yet…

  • An imposing model aircraft

    On the occasion of the 23rd., World Model Aircraft Championships held in Marmande (south-west France) in July, a number of demonstration flights were organized, and Franck Vigrout, one of our internauts, kindly sent us once again a video of one of them to share with you. Many thanks Franck.


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