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  • VIDEO: Vintage aircraft operators bid to prevent DC-3 grounding


    <P>UK <A href="http://www.caa.co.uk/default.aspx?catid=3">Civil&nbsp;Aviation Authority</A> officials are willing to put a safety case before the European Commission to assist a bid by operators of vintage aircraft, notably the Douglas DC-3, to avoid being banned from transporting passengers under new regulations.</P> <P>Introduction of the <A href="http://www.caa.co.uk/docs/1196/Symposium%20presentation.pdf">EU-OPS</A> rules on 16 July will mean aircraft with more than 19 seats will have to comply with common requirements, including the carriage of equipment which some operators claim is unnecessary and prohibitively expensive.</P> <P><A href="http://www.classicflight.com/">Coventry-based&nbsp;Air Atlantique</A>, whose Classic Flight division operates several types of pre- and post-war aircraft, has warned that failure to find a way around the rules will effectively ground its DC-3s. The company is preparing a ‘farewell tour’ with the type, covering 18 UK airports in five months,


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  • PICTURE: Record-breaking Nimrod flown to Coventry air museum


    Ex-Royal Air Force Nimrod XV232 has been flown to Coventry airport, where it will join a new visitor attraction ...


  • VIDEO: Charity aims to restore UK Shackleton to flying condition


    Enthusiasts are hoping to return an Avro Shackleton AEW2 maritime patrol aircraft to airworthy condition following its...


  • Congested Heathrow denies commemoration landing slot to British Eagle DC-6


    Operators of a vintage Douglas DC-6 have been blocked from conducting a commemorative service to London Heathrow, owing...


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  • ILA: Air Atlantique DC-3 could replace crashed Rosinenbomber

    News | 12 Sep 2012 15:07 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    UK classic aircraft specialist Air Atlantique could provide a Douglas DC-3 to replace Berlin's historic Rosinenbomber sightseeing aircraft, badly damaged...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ILA-Air-Atlantique-DC-3-could-replace-crashed-Rosinenbomber-376334/
  • PICTURE: Record-breaking Nimrod flown to Coventry air museum

    News | 13 May 2010 13:30 | Craig Hoyle

    Ex-Royal Air Force Nimrod XV232 has been flown to Coventry airport, where it will join a new visitor attraction ...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Record-breaking-Nimrod-flown-to-Coventry-air-museum-341931/
  • Turboprop deals - 22 February

    News | 22 Feb 2010 10:00 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Danu Oro Transportas purchases ex-Kingfisher's ATR42-500shttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Turboprop-deals-22-February-338646/
  • VIDEO: Charity aims to restore UK Shackleton to flying condition

    News | 30 Nov 2008 21:11 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Enthusiasts are hoping to return an Avro Shackleton AEW2 maritime patrol aircraft to airworthy condition following its transfer to a new owner, and restoration...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VIDEO-Charity-aims-to-restore-UK-Shackleton-to-flying-condition-319551/
  • Congested Heathrow denies commemoration landing slot to British Eagle DC-6

    News | 05 Nov 2008 22:29 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Operators of a vintage Douglas DC-6 have been blocked from conducting a commemorative service to London Heathrow, owing to congestion concerns at the hub...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Congested-Heathrow-denies-commemoration-landing-slot-to-British-Eagle-DC-6-318464/
  • Swedish cargo carrier West Air to merge with UK's Atlantic

    News | 29 Oct 2008 20:33 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    <p>Swedish freight carrier West Air Europe is to merge with UK counterpart Atlantic Airlines, creating a new regional cargo airline named West Atlantic.</p><p>The...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Swedish-cargo-carrier-West-Air-to-merge-with-UKs-Atlantic-318121/