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Image of the week (10 August) RAF Tornado departs RIAT 2009

AirSpace user runlikehell uploaded this image of an RAF Tornado departing RIAT this year.  

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AeroTrain tiltrotor could be future of air transport

  Picture credit: Karem Aircraft The AeroTrain development plan is focused on designing, analysing and testing the elements of the aircraft that are most different from the existing aircraft inventory,” Karem says. The TR53 would share a similar fuselage with the 737-600, with a 32m (106ft) length and 3.96m cross-section accommodating six-abreast seating. The most […]

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Pic of the week (5 May) French Air Force Airbus A340

  This image, uploaded to AirSpace by user Dragonlady shows a French Air Force Airbus A340 on finals to Birmingham Airport on 26 April 2009.  

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A flying hotel helicopter? Or is it an early April Fool?

We at Flightglobal aren’t entirely convinced by the flying hotel called the Hotelicopter. The aircraft is modelled on the Mil V-12 (Russian heavy-lift helicopter) and the Hotelicopter Company supposedly bought one of the prototypes from the Mikhail Leontyevich Mil helicopter plant in Panki-Tomilino, Russia in 2004 and have been engineering the world’s first flying hotel ever since. In […]

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Pilatus PC12

Pilatus Aircraft has joined the US National Transportation Safety Board-led investigation into the cause of a crash on 22 March of a PC-12 in Butte, Montana. Continue reading… This image Pilatus PC-12/45. The picture was taken at Genk/Zwartberg airfield, Belgium EBZW last October and uploaded to AirSpace user JMJMC.OVERSTEYNS’ gallery. Flight test of the Pilatus PC12  […]

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Pic of the week (24 February)

This image courtesy of AirSpace user Global Ranger has uploaded this image of an Airbus Beluga which community editor chose as this week’s picture of the week.

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A350 XWB to use A330/A340 ground test stations

Picture credit: Airbus Airbus has devised its A350 production plan to enable output levels of up to 10 aircraft a month, with the final assembly line capable of ultimately delivering up to 13 a month. Continue reading…

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A new integrated cockpit to be developed for business jets

CMC Electronics has begun developing a new integrated cockpit featuring full-time head-up displays and open architecture that is likely to be available on mid- to large-size business jets from 2013. Read on…

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Airbus formally unveils A350 XWB design

Airbus has formally revealed the definitive design of the A350 XWB at a ground-breaking ceremony today for the new twin-jet’s production plant in Toulouse. Two large scale models ….

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Air France A380 almost ready for maiden flight

The new year has brought MSN033, the first A380 for Air France (European launch customer), out to the flightline in Toulouse yesterday. Read more from our own FlightBlogger….

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