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  • FAA certification: Leonardo's AW169 helicopter eyeing new US horizons

    Italian group Leonardo’s AW169 helicopter has achieved FAA validation, and can expect to begin deliveries to the US later this year. The news comes 18 months after the 4.6 metric tons machine, capable of carrying up to ten passengers, obtained its European certification.

  • What is the minimum commercial aircraft pilot age?

    To become a commercial aircraft pilot, is there a minimum age? The answer is yes, but it's not the same everywhere. We put the question to you (video), the answer to which you will find in the article.

  • What is the minimum required airplane engine ground clearance?

    Do you know what the minimum regulatory airplane engine ground clearance is? We put the question to you the public (video), and give you the answer in the article.

  • Urgent engine repair for 176 Boeing 787

    The latest version of the General Electric engines of the Boeing 787 has the possibility of shutting down in flight. The US Federal Aviation Administration has just issued an airworthiness directive to resolve the problem.

  • 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.

  • "Rule of two" in cockpit, soon be the norm

    Following the crash of the Germanwings A320 a number of airlines have taken the decision to impose a "Rule of two" permanently in the cockpit.

  • What are the differences between the certification authorities ?

    A few days ago, the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) certified the ARJ-21 Comac. But to fly abroad, the Chinese regional jet must now be certified by the American and European civil aviation authorities.

  • ETOPS certification under the microscope

    Have you ever asked yourself, during a transatlantic flight for example, why the twin-engined ‘plane you are in does not fly directly to your destination by flying the shortest distance possible. Well it's a question of ETOPS.

  • Ryanair takes on Ryan Irwin

    The Irish low-cost airline Ryanair has just hired Ryan Irwin, and from September he will be at the controls of a 737 as a co-pilot. What makes him unique ? His age: Ryan is only 19 years old. But what does the legislation stipulate ?


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