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Red Arrows Olympic fly past

Here’s a glorious picture from Monday’s parade to celebrate Team GB’s success at the London Olympic Games. Shown are the Red Arrows flying what will probably soon be renamed EADS Systems Hawks. Credit: Defence Images

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Farnborough hangover – the A400M, not me

I may be back in the office but my brain is still somewhere in a field in Hampshire (to borrow a choice phrase from Pulp’s Sorted for Es and Whizz). And just as all the FG team have been left coping with their Farnborough hangovers, so too is Airbus Military after the A400M once again […]

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RAF flypast over Buckingham Palace for Royal Wedding

RAF jets performed a flypast over Buckingham Palace yesterday for the Royal Wedding, a sight captured in the below photo and witnessed by thousands of spectators.

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Flight International 22 Dec-4 Jan: Cover Competition

Our final edition of Flight International for the year features the winner of this year’s cover photo competition. The photo depicts a Raytheon Sentinel ASTOR taking off from RAF Waddington in the UK. It was taken by AirSpace user Sunshine Band. Congratulations!The magazine also features the winners in specific categories. Upload your photos to AirSpace […]

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Boeing 787 successfully performs first flight despite bad weather

Picture credit: Boeing Boeing has completed the maiden flight of its flagship 787 Dreamliner, the world’s first majority composite jetliner. The aircraft – designated ZA001 – touched down at 1:35PST at Boeing Field just south of Seattle and home to the company’s flight test operations centre that will oversee the nine to 12 month certification […]

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Gulfstream G250 First Flight

Gulfstream’s G250, the aircraft built to replace the G200 in service, has performed it’s first flight successfully in Tel Aviv, Israel. The G250, a super midsize cabin, mid-range business jet, took offfrom Ben Gurion International Airport today at 8:16 a.m. local time,reaching an altitude of 32,000 ft and a speed of 0.7 mach. Landing gearwas retracted […]

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Continental Joins Star Alliance

Earlier this week Continental Airlines joined Star Alliance, becoming the group’s 25th airline. Continental had an 18 month transition from its previous alliance with SkyTeam. The impetus for Continental’s move was the merger between Delta AirLines and Northwest Airlines that was unveiled in April 2008. Delta andContinental have considerable overlap in the New York market […]

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Biggin Hill Airshow

Today’s image of the day was taken over the weekend at the Biggin Hill Airshow by Airspace user Chipmunker. Follow the link for more of Chipmunker’s Biggin Hill photos.

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Pic of the day, Paris Day 7

The Airbus A380 passes over the Flight Chalet and the end of its flying display at the Paris Air Show 2009

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Pic of the day, Paris Day 6

The wonderful flame spitting Breitling Lockheed Super Constellation carrying out one of its few graceful aerial demonstrations at Paris 2009

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