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  • Bird smashes windscreen, ICAO raises awareness of wildlife hazard

    A bird violently smashes into a light aircraft’s windscreen, causing it to shatter. Watch this rare footage shot by a camera from the cockpit of a private US plane. Thousands of incidents like this occur every year. In an attempt to raise awareness of the risk to aircraft, the ICAO is holding an international symposium in Canada this month.

  • What defines an international airport?

    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.

  • SpaceX: successful launch first step towards real-time aircraft tracking

    SpaceX launched ten satellites into low orbit on 14th January in the first phase of a constellation network of 81 satellites. By early 2018, these Iridium NEXT satellites could transform air traffic control, making it possible to know the exact flight position in real-time of all aircraft equipped with the GlobalBeacon system. Watch the launch video without comment. Read the article.

  • Qatar Airways to track its aircraft minute by minute

    Qatar Airways is to track its aircraft in real-time during flights from 2018. It will be one of the first airline companies to be equipped with the GlobalBeacon system - aiming to avoid a repeat of the MH370 scenario. Read the article.

  • 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.

  • Overflying: the zones that airlines avoid

    Following the Metrojet crash on 31 October in the Sinai Peninsula, several companies have decided not to fly over northeastern Egypt, an area which has just been added to the ICAO "black list" of countries that are better avoided.

  • E-cigarettes banned from aircraft hold

    Following several incidents in recent months, electronic cigarettes are now strictly forbidden in the hold of an aircraft. E-cigarette users must keep them in the cabin - switched off of course.

  • Remote controlled airport: legal or not ?

    Since the end of April, the Swedish airport of Örnsköldsvik traffic has been controlled by air traffic controllers, 150 kilometres (95 miles) away. But is this practice allowed by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) ?

  • 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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