Singapore Airshow held with a huge participation..

Singapore Airshow held with a huge participation.. Singapore Airshow is Asia’s largest and one of the most important aerospace and defence exhibitions in the world. A truly global exhibition where the latest state-of-the-art systems and equipment, together with their related technologies and developments, are displayed by top aerospace companies around the world. The event offers a unique platform for industry thought leadership through its’ high-level conference, forums and co-located events. Leading industry players, government and military chiefs gather here bi-annually to contribute to dialogues, exchange ideas and seek solutions and…

Smooth landing for Dubai Air Show with $114b in deals

This year’s tally nearly triples from the $37.2b booked in 2015 as Airbus and Boeing fought it out Al Fursan aerobatics team of the UAE Air Force demonstrate their skills during a flying display on the last daImage Credit: Visitors at Ettihad Airbus 380, at the Dubai Airshow 2017 being held at Dubai World Central, Dubai. Photo: AhmImage Credit:   DUBAI: This year’s Dubai Air Show saw aircraft manufacturers such as Airbus and Boeing booking $113.8 billion in orders, brining the week to a colourful end. The figure is nearly…

China’s COMAC says signs 130 orders for C919 passenger jet

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Commercial Aircraft Corp of China Ltd (COMAC) [CMAFC.UL] on Tuesday signed 130 new orders for its C919 passenger jet with four Chinese leasing firms, after the plane took its maiden flight in May this year. A model of C919 passenger jet by Commercial Aircraft Corp of China Ltd (COMAC) is displayed at Aviation Expo China 2017 in Beijing, China September 19, 2017. China Daily via REUTERS COMAC is leading China’s efforts to become a key player in the global civil aerospace market, threatening the dominance of…

America Isn’t Buying China’s New Mid-Sized Airplane — Here’s Why

People gather around China’s home-grown C919 passenger jet following its maiden flight at Pudong International Airport in Shanghai on May 5, 2017. (ALY SONG/AFP/Getty Images) It was clear from the start that the state-owned manufacturer of China’s first mid-sized commercial aircraft wanted to export its newest planes. The C919 aircraft, made by Shanghai-based Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China and compared size-wise to the Boeing 737, quickly found buyers in Thailand, Germany and other countries after China declared it airworthy in April. Now an agreement between China and the United States will facilitate sales…

Member Login Qeshm Fokker 100 Off Runway In IRAN

Date: 16-FEB-2018 Time: 18:28 LT Type: Fokker 100 Owner/operator: Qeshm Air Registration: EP-FQF C/n / msn: 11444 Fatalities: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 104 Other fatalities: 0 Airplane damage: Minor Location: Mashhad Airport (MHD/OIMM), Mashhad, Razavi Khorasan –    Iran Phase: Landing Nature: Domestic Scheduled Passenger Departure airport: Tehran-Mehrabad Airport (THR/OIII) Destination airport: Mashhad Airport (MHD/OIMM) Narrative: Qeshm Air flight 1202 from Tehran-Mehrabad Airport, Iran, performed a forced landing at Mashhad when the left main landing gear failed to deploy prior to landing. The aircraft, a Fokker 100, departed Tehran at 16:39 (13:09…

Take the first step towards a career in Air Traffic Control

A career as an Air Traffic Controller can offer challenges and rewards like no other, and with NATS requiring 200 new controllers over the next five years, it’s a great time to find out more. Keeping the huge volume of UK air traffic in control is no simple task, and by following an ATC career, you will be working within a community of highly trained professionals, who are an essential part of a safe aviation industry. Recently featured in a BBC documentary, Skies Above Britain, the team at NATS is made up of…

Youth Aviation Day 2017

The Youth Aviation Day is an annual event which brings together young people from many different backgrounds and organisations, including: the scouts, air cadets, fire cadets, police cadets, army cadets and more. It’s being held this year on 4 June. The event is staged at The Gliding Centre, Husbands Bosworth, Leicestershire and features many exciting activities including: a climbing wall, balloons, hovercraft, model jets, helicopters, aircraft, and simulators. There is also a range of display teams participating in an airshow including the BBMF Lancaster, Red Arrows, Lauren Richardson, AeroSPARX, Gliderfx,…

Russian Plane Crash Kills All 71 Aboard

MOSCOW — A Russian plane carrying 71 people crashed near Moscow shortly after takeoff on Sunday afternoon, killing all on board. Flight 703, operated by the Russian regional carrier Saratov Airlines, was carrying 65 passengers and six crew members. The plane went down near the village of Stepanovskoe, about 50 miles southeast of Moscow in the Ramenskoye District, according to the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry. There were no survivors, Moscow’s regional transportation prosecutor-general confirmed. The cause of the crash was not immediately clear. The Russian aviation authority, Rosaviatsia, said the flight departed…

Plane war pits Boeing’s new Dreamliner vs. Airbus A350

In the airliner wars, Boeing fought back Tuesday with plans for a larger version of the Dreamliner, just four days after its competition, the Airbus A350, grabbed the headlines by taking to the skies for the first time. The trans-Atlantic battle between the world’s biggest airplane makers ratcheted up a notch at the Paris Air Show where cost-conscious airlines are shopping for wide-body planes that can carry more passengers and save money at a time of restrictive fuel costs. Strictly by the numbers, the European airliner comes out ahead, able to carry…

Silkair Marks New Era With Arrival of First Boeing 737 Max 8

SilkAir – October 04, 2017: SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, today celebrated the arrival of its new aircraft, the Boeing 737 MAX 8. As Asia’s most awarded regional airline dedicated to creating joyful journeys for its customers, the new aircraft offers customers an enhanced on-board experience, ensuring a comfortable and pleasant flight. The first of 37 MAX 8s ordered, this delivery marks a significant milestone in SilkAir’s journey towards expanding its network to bring customers to inspiring destinations across the region. Commenting on the MAX 8 arrival, Mr.…