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  • Emirates launches pilot recruitment roadshow

    Dubai-based Emirates Airlines has launched its career recruitment roadshows around Europe, with four roadshows in the UK and Ireland at the end of March,aimed at commercial pilots.

  • Why is there a hatch in the cockpit?

    Some aircraft have a hatch in the cockpit ceiling. On first test or commercial flights, pilots often use it to wave a flag. But what’s its real purpose and is it present on all airliners? Read our news article to find out.

  • Best of 2016: In Your Opinion Top 5 aeronautical videos

    aeronewstv offers you the best of 2016’s aeronautical videos. Sit back and take off for your Christmas holidays by seeing the five most watched “In Your Opinion” clips.

  • Charles Lindbergh’s flying helmet withdrawn from sale

    The leather flying helmet worn by aviator Charles Lindbergh for his first solo flight between New York and Paris from 21st to 22nd May 1927 was under the hammer to the highest bidder at the prestigious Drouot auction rooms in Paris.

  • The youngest female commercial airline captain

    Kate McWilliams has just passed her command course making her the youngest commercial airline captain at just 26 years old. She joined easyJet in May 2011 as a first officer. Watch her interview. Read the article.

  • What is the so-called "third man" in a cockpit?

    In the cockpit of a plane you have the captain, the co-pilot and a third person whose nickname is ‘George’. Who is this? We asked you that question in the streets of Paris (see the video) and the answer is supplied in the article.

  • What is the rotation speed of an airplane?

    At take-off, the pilots concentrate on the speed, or rather the successive speeds of their aircraft, and notably the rotation speed. But do you know what it is exactly? We put the question to you (video), the answer to which you will find in 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.

  • How do you start an airliner ?

    You don’t start a plane like a car, simply because an airliner has no ignition key. To start the engines pilots must follow a strict procedure. Watch the video and read the article to find out how.

  • Aircraft cockpit: what are all those buttons for?

    They are all over the cockpit, the hundreds of buttons and screens are intriguing, baffling even. Each instrument however has a specific function and position. To demystify the question we visited a development simulator with an Airbus test pilot.

  • Germany to spot-check its pilots

    One year after the premeditated Germanwings Airbus A320 crash, Germany has drawn lessons from the disaster, and will set up random checks of its airline pilots.

  • Elisa Deroche: first woman pilot

    On 8 March 1910, she became the world’s first woman to receive her airplane pilot’s license from the Aero-Club of France. Aeronewstv pays tribute to her on the occasion of International Women's Day.

  • 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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