Archive | June, 2010

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Aero Sekur’s Package for Helicopter Survival

The Farnborough Airshow, the industry’s largest event, is only a few weeks away but here’s one sight to look forward to: Aero Sekur will display what it calls “integrated package for helicopter survival”.Here’s a photo from Aero Sekur:The company explains: The shock absorption/flotation system concept that will be previewed at the show isdesigned to increase […]

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Flight International 29 June-5 July: Civil Simulators Special

This week Flightglobal publication Flight International in its cover article has a special report on civil flight simulators. Our writers experience NASA’s mobile operations station, go Down Under to consider SimJet’s range of trainers, visit an FAA-approved spaceflight centre in Philadelphia, “fly” an A330 and describes CAE’s CIASTA simulation technology.On the cover is CAE’s photo […]

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Image of the Week: Breitling Wingwalkers on Stearman Biplanes

This week’s Image of the Week (featured on page 5 of Flight International), is taken by AirSpace user gate64, otherwise known as David Hackney. His photo depicts the Breitling Wingwalks performing their act on Stearman Biplanes at this year’s Southend Airshow in the UK. Start a gallery on AirSpace for your chance at having your […]

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Q&A With John Hoyte of the Aerotoxic Association

John Hoyte lost his medical category as a BAE Systems 146 captain in 1989, a victim of aerotoxic syndrome, which left him seriously neurologically damaged. He founded the Aerotoxic Association in June 2007. I set up the Aerotoxic Association several years ago after suffering the neurological damage that ended my flying career. The reason for the […]

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Sky Aircraft Unveils Model of Skylander

Sky Aircraft has cut first metal for its SK-105 Skylander twin turboprop after making major changes to the design of the light utility aircraft. The France-based GECI Aviation subsidiary – which is publicly revealing the Skylander’s new configuration at ILA in the form of a model on its stand – has meanwhile signed a memorandum […]

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Bombardier Prepares To Test CSeries Wing

Ultimate load testing on the CSeries’ carbonfibre wing demonstrator, meanwhile, will occur in the coming days. However, Bombardier has opted not to go past ultimate load testing and break the wing, as originally intended. Continue reading…

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Northrop Wins Hybrid Airship Deal

Northrop Grumman intends to spark a hybrid airship revival with a $517 million contract awarded today to deliver three slightly heavier-than-air aircraft to the US Army for deployment to Afghanistan. Partnering with UK-based Hybrid Air Vehicles, Northrop captured the award for the long-endurance multi-intelligence vehicle (LEMV) programme despite a strong rival bid led by Lockheed Martin‘s Skunk […]

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Flight International 22-28 June: What aircraft will replace the T-38?

This week Flightglobal publication Flight International in its cover article surveys the candidates in the possible five-way battle to replace the T-38, the mainstay of US Air Force pilot training since 1962 that is being retired.On the cover is Katsuhiko Tokunaga’s photo of Alenia Aermacchi’s M-346 as it was deployed for the Dubai air show […]

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Image of the Week: Lufthansa CityLine E-190 Landing at LCY

This week’s Image of the Week (featured on page 3 of Flight International), is taken by AirSpace user Binky Airways, otherwise known as Joseph Cheung. His photo depicts a Lufthansa CityLine E-190 landing on runway 10 at London City Airport. He photographed the aircraft opposite the runway near an office building.Start a gallery on AirSpace […]

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Q&A With Frederick Apeloos, Capital Aircraft Group

Frederick Apeloos initially took to the skies in the Belgian air force but now combines two roles at Capital Aircraft Group as first officer flying Citation Jets while working as deputy flight operations and training manage. How did you get into aviation? Ever since I was a little boy, I have been intrigued by everything […]

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