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  • Dutch air force DC-10 freighter makes operational debut

    The Royal Netherlands Air Force has performed its first operational flight with a newly-fielded DC-10 freighter ...

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  • ANALYSIS: The impact of DC-10 and MD-11 on aviation

    News | 05 Dec 2014 10:57 | James Mellon

    ​All journeys on a passenger jet these days will be on a type that has two, or occasionally four, engines. This year marked the end of the era of the three-engine airliner and, with it, the presence in the flight schedules of a once powerful manufacturer. In a remarkable coincidence, the final scheduled passenger services of both the McDonnell Douglas DC-10 and its successor, the MD-11, took place in 2014, with Biman Bangladesh and KLM, respectively, retiring their last examples.
  • Biman seeks buyer for DC-10 in new disposal tender

    News | 24 Jun 2014 08:34 | Firdaus Hashim

    Biman Bangladesh Airlines has issued a fresh tender seeking buyers for its recently retired McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30 aircraft, under an “as is, where it is” condition.
  • Dutch air force scraps DC-10 transport

    News | 23 Apr 2014 15:18

    ​A Royal Netherlands Air Force-owned McDonnell Douglas DC-10 transport/freighter has been flown to the UK for scrapping, less than three years after entering use with the service.
  • Biman extends MRO partnership with MTU to 777 fleet

    News | 14 Jan 2014 14:43 | Michael Gubisch

    Biman Bangladesh Airlines has contracted MTU to support the General Electric GE90 engines powering its Boeing 777 fleet.
  • ANALYSIS: Pilots becoming redundant

    News | 17 Dec 2013 00:00 | David Learmount

    ​Pilotless – or remotely piloted – airliners are inevitable according to industry consensus. The only argument is about how long it will take to get there, most experts believing it will take a generation or more before the necessary technical integrity brings societal acceptance.
  • ROUTES: Orbis flying eye hospital touches down in Abu Dhabi

    News | 29 Sep 2012 12:18 | Alex Thomas

    Eye-care charity Orbis has flown its flying eye hospital to Abu Dhabi to welcome Routes delegates onboard the aircraft and showcase its work training ocular...