Archive | September, 2010

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New livery for Air Algerie

Air Algerie’s newest 737-800, its 11th of the type and delivered on 30 September, sports a new livery, as captured by AirSpace photographer Joe G. Walker: For a comparison, here’s Air Algerie’s previous livery on a 737, as photographed by AirSpace photographer flcriminal. The new livery features red winglets and engines (instead of white) and […]

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BAE’s Demon UAV flies

Manoeuvring without the aid of control surfaces has been demonstrated by an unmanned air vehicle designed by a British team of industry and academic specialists.The Demon UAV (pictured below), an adapted BAE Systems Eclipse, first flew on 17 September with its flight control surfaces deactivated during a portion of the flight to test a new […]

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Tecnam MMA

Airborne Technologies market the Multi Mission Aircraft (MMA) version of the new Tecnam P2006T Twin ISR (intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance) aircraft and have just announced the sale of the first aeroplane to Russian operator ChelAvia. ChelAvia’s strategic vision is to deploy a number of Tecnam MMA’s on a diverse range of ISRmissions including police, border […]

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Flight International 28 Sept-4 Oct: PC-6 flight test

This week Flightglobal publication Flight International asks if an avionics upgrade can equip Pilatus’s versatile PC-6 veteran to last another 50 years. Pilot Pete Collins takes the aircraft to Swiss skies and reports back. On the cover is Pilatus PC-6 pictured over Switzerland in a photo by Pilatus. The venerable PC-6 is known for its […]

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Image of the Week: Nose of American Airlines B777-200

This week’s Image of the Week (featured on page 3 of Flight International), is taken by AirSpace user erwan_ei. His photo depicts the nose of an American Airlines B777-200. Start a gallery on AirSpace for your chance at having your photograph featured as our Image of the Week.

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Phenoms gather in Vail for owners’ meeting

On August 6-7 Embarer hosted the first Phenom owners’ meeting in Vail, Colorado. Embraer says 41 customers attended and the manufacturer got 13 Phenoms in its photo below.

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iPod Connectivity to IFE Systems

Many passengers these day have iPods, iPhones, and iPads loaded up with content they want to watch. When travelling, however, while airline IFE systems offer a larger screen, passengers have to contend with the content airlines provide. The solution? Panasonic’s connectivity kit that lets passengers connect their device to their seat’s IFE PTV, let them […]

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Virgin America’s Cabin

Groovy aircraft interiors aren’t just limited to premium passengers. Virgin America has made a name for itself with its sleek black leather seats, mood lighting, and full IFE offering. In anticipation of next week’s Aircraft Interiors Expo America and IFEC show in Long Beach, California here on Image of the Day we’re showcasing aircraft interior […]

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Etihad First Class Suite

In anticipation of next week’s Aircraft Interiors Expo America and IFEC show in Long Beach, California here on Image of the Day we’re showcasing aircraft interior and IFEC-related photos. Here’s the second photo: the first class suite on Etihad Airways. You can follow the show and all of its news, photos, videos, Tweets, and more here […]

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Lufthansa’s A380 Economy Class

As we kick off to next week’s Aircraft Interiors Expo America and IFEC show in Long Beach, California here on Image of the Day we’re showcasing aircraft interior and IFEC-related photos. Here’s the first photo: economy class on the newest A380 operator, German carrier Lufthansa. You can follow the show and all of its news, […]

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