A scene uncommon at airports but frequent at scrapyards–a DC-10 nose upright–is on the cover of this week’s Flight International magazine for our feature article: aviation under pressure to reduce landfill waste from scrapped airliners. The DC-10 is seen as Chateauroux Air Centre in France and photographed by the scrapyard.
Also featured this week are:
- Is the J-20 a Ruse or reality?: Has China come up with a true modern fighter? Follow the latest on the J-20 here.
- Grounded: Russian authorities ban all Tu-154B flights after fatal fire on Kolavia trijet as it prepared to taxi
- Room on top: All-premium upper deck with lie-flat seats key to Korean Air plan for most spacious A380s yet. See our A380 seating comparison chart here.