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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Memorial in the middle of the Desert: UTA Flight 772

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Details and background to the photographs of the UTA Flight 772 memorial photographs that went viral recently. (fearoflanding.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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Pilot Suicides: Fact vs Fiction

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Five commercial pilot murder/suicides considered and why this isn't a simple nor obvious answer for the mystery of MH370 (fearoflanding.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...

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...

BMI flights from Aberdeen to Oslo

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BMI Regional has announced plans to increase the frequency of its Aberdeen to Oslo service, only weeks after launching the direct route. (www.bbc.co.uk) 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Asiana Hearing transcript of events in the cockpit

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Summarised from the presentation, following the sequence of events in the cockpit. (fearoflanding.com) 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...

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...

B-1B Lancer with its nose to the ground

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Amazing video of wheels-up landing when the front gear failed. (fearoflanding.com) More...

Flying in a Tiger Moth

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I got the chance to experience a dream: a flight in a Tiger Moth. (fearoflanding.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...

A320neo makes maiden flight

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

European Commission gets tough on FAB implementation

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The European Commission has launched the first infringement proceedings against European Union (EU) member states it believes are impeding progress on the Single European Sky (SES) through their failure to implement Functional Airspace Blocks (FABs). In the first phase of the EU’s infringement process, the Commission has issued letters of formal notice to Germany, Belgium, France, the Netherlands and Luxembourg—which together with Switzerland make up the Functional Airspace Block Europe Central… (atwonline.com) More...

Fire damages Sukhoi T-50 prototype

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The fifth prototype of Sukhoi T-50 stealth fighter was damaged due to a inflight fire. (www.aviationanalysis.net) More...

Premature aging of 787's

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Parts found on Indian 787's only a year old look like to have suffered premature 'ageing' as parts look like they have done 5-7 years. (economictimes.indiatimes.com) More...

Following MH decision to go private and SQ reporting a huge decline in profits

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One wonders how many airlines can continue to operate profitably in view of competition from budget airlines and the well funded middle eastern airlines (online.wsj.com) More...