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United Airlines emergency landing at Heathrow

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Updates as passenger plane returns to Heathrow after circling English Channel. (www.mirror.co.uk) More...

Video: Airbus A350 goes on public display at Singapore Airshow

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Airbus's latest plane the A350 will be put on full public display for the first time at the Singapore Airshow, which begins on Tuesday. (www.bbc.co.uk) More...

EASA proposes new requirements for flight recorders and underwater locating devices

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The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has announced new proposals for flight data and voice recorders and underwater locating devices (ULDs) in the wake of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. ..... ..... If adopted by the European Commission, the new requirements would include extending the transmission time of ULDs fitted on flight recorders from 30 to 90 days. EASA is also proposing that large aircraft flying over oceans should be equipped with a new type of ULD that has… (atwonline.com) More...

Watch virgins first 787 assembly

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watch Virgin Atlantics first 787-9 be assembled and painted quickly in this YouTube video (youtu.be) More...

London CityJet plane forced to make emergency landing after 'part of wing fell off'

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Seems part of the ?flap control mechanism ? came detached of an Avro BJ45 shortly after takeoff from London City Airport (www.independent.co.uk) More...

Did Malaysian Airlines 370 disappear using Singapore Airlines 68?

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As the search for missing flight Malaysian Airlines flight 370 drags on into the 10th day, so many questions continue to remain unanswered about how and why the airliner could have disappeared while seemingly under the control of a skilled pilot intent on making it invisible. With satellite pings showing where the plane could be after more than seven hours of flight, speculation has arisen that the plane could be on the ground anywhere along a path from northern Thailand to the border of… (keithledgerwood.tumblr.com) More...

USAF V-22 Ospreys survive heavy enemy fire

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Story about an aborted USAF mission using Ospreys in South Sudan to evacuate US citizens (www.aviationanalysis.net) More...

Air NZ's last jumbo flies away this week

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Air New Zealand's last Jumbo jet is due to make its last passenger flight from Auckland on Wednesday. The 16-year-old Boeing 747-400 will fly to San Francisco and return two days later. (www.nzherald.co.nz) More...

Airbus to launch A321neoLR to replace 757

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Airbus is marketing an enhanced version of the A321, with increased range designed to fill the niches filled by the 757 such as thin Transatlantic routes. (leehamnews.com) More...

A320neo first flight on Sept 25

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Airbus A320 jetliner will make its maiden flight on Sept 25 (www.aviationanalysis.net) More...

G20 world leaders arrive at YBBN/BNE

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yesterday at YBBN/BNE most of the G20 world leaders turned up in there great looking aircraft. Its the first time Air India has arrivrd at brisbane airport with there B744 the b747sp-44 belonging to Saudi arabia is also here along with the Japan Airlines b747 or ex JAL and MEXICO'S aircraft. Mnay plane spotters were treated to a real good show of these jets. Obama b742 AF1 is at RAAF Amberley AFB and the doomsday b742 is at YBBN/BNE. The NZ PM is still to come anz will offer to fly the PM here… (www.couriermail.com.au) More...

ICAO makes global flight tracking a priority in MH370 aftermath

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ICAO has forged a consensus among its member states and the international air transport industry sector to make the tracking of airline flights a near-term priority. The decision follows a special meeting on global flight tracking of aircraft in the aftermath of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (MH370), a Boeing 777-200 that vanished from radar March 8 during a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing carrying 239 passengers and crew, triggering an unprecedented international search effort… (atwonline.com) More...

FAA to delay regulation of drones until 2017

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The Federal Aviation Administration is likely to miss a September 2015 deadline for setting regulations that would allow widespread use of commercial drones, according to testimony at a congressional hearing Wednesday. The rules might not come until 2017, said Gerald Dillingham, director of civil aviation at the Government Accountability Office. (www.usatoday.com) More...

Survivors on Iran air crash

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It's a miracle and clearly shows that that if it is not meant to be it will not happen (www.bbc.co.uk) More...

the pilot stuck what out the window?

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from the ordinary to the spectacular, amazing views from a creative pilot. (www.huffingtonpost.com) More...

Robin hood airport in doncaster closed due to aircraft crash

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Doncaster airport is closed due to a small passenger aircraft crash landing on the side of its runway (www.theguardian.com) More...

Voice recordings in Air Algerie crash unusable

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Investigators probing the crash of an Air Algerie flight in Mali that killed 116 people last month said on Thursday they had been unable to access voice recordings from the flight deck. (www.news24.com) More...

Helicopter down in Wanaka NZ

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helicopter broken completely in two pieces The wreckage of a helicopter that crashed on a mountain near Wanaka, killing a man and injuring six others, will be inspected by Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC) investigators (home.nzcity.co.nz) More...

Any lower and that would be crash!

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Low flying way to raise a flag. I'm pretty sure he could mow the runway at the same time. (www.liveleak.com) More...

Queen of the Skies takes her last Air NZ flight

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Air New Zealand's last jumbo has completed its final passenger flight for the airline but will carry on flying for another carrier. The 16-year-old Boeing 747-400 touched down in Auckland this morning and has been sold to global aircraft supply company AerSale (www.nzherald.co.nz) More...

NASA Tests Revolutionary Shape Changing Aircraft Flap for the First Time

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On Oct. 31, 2014 at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base, in California, the Adaptive Compliant Trailing Edge (ACTE) flap was extended to 20 degrees deflection. Flight results will validate whether the seamless design with its advanced lightweight materials can reduce wing structural weight, improve fuel economy and efficiency, and reduce environmental impacts. (www.nasa.gov) More...

A Very British Airline

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A BBC documentary following the staff of British Airways (www.youtube.com) More...

Airbus A350 achieve 370 minute ETOPS

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The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has approved the new Airbus A350-900 airliner for ETOPS (Extended-range Twin engine aircraft Operations) beyond 180 minutes diversion time, including an option for up to 370 minute maximum diversion time. (www.aviationanalysis.net) More...

U.S. Navy Trident SLBM Achieves 150 Successful Test Flights

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U.S. Navy’s Lockheed Martin built submarine launched Trident II D5ballistic missile, has achieved 150 successful test flights. (www.aviationanalysis.net) More...

Ryanair passengers left confused after plane diversion leaves them on wrong island

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RYANAIR PASSENGERS HAVE complained they were left with little instruction from the airline after their flight was forced to land at the wrong Canary island. (www.msn.com) More...

Landing gear failure 737-400 freighter

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Freight company Air Contractors said one of its planes, a Boeing 737-400, suffered a landing gear failure at East Midlands Airport at about 03:00 BST. Two crew members were on board but neither was injured. Airport officials said the first wave of flights between 07:00 and 09:00 BST were being affected. In a statement on its website, Air Contractors said: "The left-hand landing gear of the aircraft suffered a failure after the aircraft had successfully landed and whilst slowing for taxi off… (www.bbc.co.uk) More...

Boeing's new light attack helicopter takes to the skies

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Boeing has flown its new light attack/reconnaissance helicopter for the first time in its production configuration. A prototype of the AH-6i was taken through preliminary tests in a flight lasting less than 20 minutes. The flight brings the model one step closer to full production. The AH-6i, part of the AH-6 line, is designed to provide close-air support for land-based forces and to launch attacks on land-based facilities such as tanks, armored vehicles and fortifications. It is based on the… (www.gizmag.com) More...

Next generation LEAP engine flight tested

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CFM completed the maiden flight of LEAP next generation turbofan engine that will power Airbus A320neo, Boeing 737 MAX and chinese COMAC C919 single aisle jetliners (www.aviationanalysis.net) More...

France to Order 12 Airbus A330 Tanker Transport Aircrafts

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French Air Force is expected to place its first order for Airbus A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport aircrafts later this year. (www.aviationanalysis.net) More...

British Tornados destroys ISIL targets

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RAF tornado jets destroyed ISIL targets over Iraq for the first time after receiving approval from UK parliament. (www.aviationanalysis.net) More...

UK Tornados ready to strike ISIL

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UK deployed its Tornado fighters to attack ISIL targets in Iraq (www.aviationanalysis.net) More...

US to field hypersonic weapon in 2020+

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U.S to field HSSW hypersonic missile in 2020+ timeframe (www.aviationanalysis.net) More...

Easyjet Go Around at Schipol Airport (video - one wheel touches runway)

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An easyJet A319 airbus aborts its landing at Amsterdam's Schipol airport after wind tipped the plane dangerously. The right wheel touched the runway for less than a second and then the plane pulled up for a second attempt, which the pilot managed safely and successfully (www.theguardian.com) More...

British Airways finalizes 777-300ER Deal

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Boeing and British Airways have signed an order for 2 Boeing 777-300ER jetliners valued at $529 million at list prices. (blog.flightstory.net) More...

Russian titanium crucial for U.S. aerospace industry

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Despite sanctions US aerospace industry imports considerable amount of titanium from Russia (www.aviationanalysis.net) More...

Airbus X3 Hybrid to rest at French Museum

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Airbus Helicopter's X3 hybrid helicopter demonstrator will be exhibited at the French national musée de l’Air et de l’Espace (Air and Space museum) at Paris-Le Bourget airport (www.aviationanalysis.net) More...

Onboard the Final MD-11 Commercial Passenger Flight

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End of an era, the three-holer at KLM is done flying passengers. (airwaysnews.com) More...

MH370 - what happened

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Maybe This Guy has a Clue http://mh370lost.tumblr.com/ (mh370lost.tumblr.com) More...

MQ-4C Triton completes maiden cross country flight

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U.S Navy MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) completed its maiden cross-country ferry flight from California to Maryland. (www.aviationanalysis.net) More...

Air NZ sells luxury jet fitout business

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Air New Zealand has sold its cabin interiors and corporate jet fitout business. The airline has sold Altitude Aerospace Interiors to AIM Aviation a British-based airline interiors design, engineering and manufacturing company. (www.nzherald.co.nz) More...

Indian Mar Spacecraft prepares to enter Mars

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ISRO successfully fired the Liquid Apogee Motor onboard Indian Mars spacecraft Mangalyaan (www.aviationanalysis.net) More...

NATO says not to blame for planes vanishing from radar

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NATO said on Sunday it was not to blame for recent incidents in which dozens of aircraft briefly vanished from air traffic control radar screens in Austria, Germany, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. (www.news24.com) More...

Embraer rolls out new airlifter prototype

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Embraer rolled out its new KC-390 transport plane destined to become airlifter and aerial refuelling platform of Brazil (www.aviationanalysis.net) More...

Rolls Royce flight tests composite CTi fan blades for next gen engines

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Rolls-Royce flight test composite carbon/titanium (CTi) fan blade for its Advance and UltraFan™ engine designs. (www.aviationanalysis.net) More...

Scorpion Jet's Debut at Farnborough and RIAT Airshows

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The Textron AirLand Scorpion will make its airshow debut this July, appearing at two of the world’s premier defense aviation exhibitions. (www.aviationanalysis.net) More...

Flybe: Soon to fly out of London City Airport

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From the 27th October, flybe have announced that they will start operating flight to the followin airports: Edinburgh, Belfast, Dublin, Inverness and Exeter This will run on a 5 year contract (www.bbc.co.uk) More...

Beluga celebrates the 20th anniversary of its first flight

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With its maiden flight on September 13, 1994, the popular Beluga cargo aircraft, affectionately named after the white whale because of its remarkable shape, is celebrating this week twenty years of transporting Airbus component parts between Airbus’ European manufacturing sites. (www.airbus.com) More...

A320neo makes maiden flight

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First Airbus A320neo prototype took off today from toulouse on maiden flight (www.aviationanalysis.net) More...

Hand luggage liquids ban to be lifted by 2016

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Great news for air travellers as new technology revealed that would signal end to ban on liquids larger than 100ml in hand luggage. (www.skyscanner.net) More...

Ryanair Passenger 'Threatened To Take Down' Plane'

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A 'drunk' passenger claimed he had bombs, threatened to 'take down' the Ryanair flight and threw lit cigarettes at fellow fliers, only restrained by several men who tackled him to the ground. Passengers on the budget flight from Malaga to East Midlands airport described their horror as the man allegedly said he had three bombs, and apparently attempted to assault an elderly woman. The man was arrested by Leicestershire Police and charged with common assault, being drunk on an aircraft and… (www.msn.com) More...