Archive | November, 2009

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A400M completes first ground run of all four engines

Airbus Military’s delayed A400Mtransport has been edged closer towards its planned flight debut beforeyear-end, with the type having run all four of its enginessimultaneously for the first time. Read more… (Photo: Airbus Military)

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Dassault Falcon Overflying Dubai Palm Islands

The Dubai Air Show may have wrapped up, but you can still catch all the news, photos, videos and even Tweets at our special Dubai Air Show page.

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Static Display of Dubai Air Show

Today’s image is from AirSpace user Chipmunker. The Flightglobal team has been reporting on the news pouring out from the Dubai Air Show, but there is also a huge static display of aircraft, which Chipmunker snapped one part of. Stay up to date with all the news, videos, blogs, photos, and even Tweets from the […]

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Flight International Cover: 17-23 Eurofighter’s Deployment

This week Flight International takes a look at Germany relishing Baltic duty: the Eurofighter’s deployment to Lithuania draws Russian visitors.We also look at: Why Italian aerospace is making steady inroads into the US industry Bombardier’s Challenger 850 comes with support network and pilots And don’t forget about our cover competition, where YOUR photograph can be […]

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Image of the Week: IAF F-15C Eagle “BAZ”

This week’s Image of the Week (featured on page 5 of Flight International), is taken by AirSpace user Nir Ben-Yosef (his website is http://www.xnir.com/).The image is of an IAF F-15C Eagle “BAZ” taken on operational activity during the Second Lebanon War.Start a gallery on AirSpace for your chance at having your photograph featured as our […]

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Design Q unveils luxury heliport concept

A futuristic-looking heliport design that could transform VIP travelaround the Middle East has been unveiled by international designconsultancy Design Q. The blueprints, being unveiled exclusively by Flight Daily News at the Dubai air show, are for a modular heliport, with all facilities fully integrated. Read more here and see more photos here. (Image: Design Q)

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FlyDubai sees huge opportunities for growth of Gulf’s embryonic low-cost sector

The Gulf’s embryonic low-cost airline sector received an injectionfrom Dubai this year with the launch of the emirate’s state-ownedoperation FlyDubai. And its arrival might just push major airlines fromother parts of the region into a response. Conceived to operate from the all-new airport at Jebel Ali, whichhad been due to open this year, the airline […]

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Australia says two candidates remain for Seahawk replacement

The Lockheed Martin/Sikorsky MH-60R and NH Industries NH90 remain as potential replacements for the Royal Australian Navy‘s Sikorsky S-70B-2 Seahawks and cancelled Kaman Aerospace SH-2G(A) Super Seasprites, the nation’s Department of Defence says. Read more…(Australian Department of Defence)

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Air France A380 Cabin Layout

By popular request from yesterday’s Image of the Day comparing the A380 cabins of Singapore Airlines, Qantas, and Emirates, here is the cabin layout for Air France. Read more from our special report of the A380′s two years in service.

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A380 Cabin Comparisons

Two years on from its service debut, operators have told Flight Internationalthat the Airbus A380 has proved itself to be a crowd pleaser from apassenger point of view but suffers some frustrating technical problems. In our exclusive in-service report, launch customers Emirates,Qantas and Singapore Airlines provide no-holds-barred overviews of thedouble-decker’s performance, while Airbus, Engine Alliance […]

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