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  • PICTURE: Air Seychelles takes delivery of first A320

    ​Air Seychelles has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320 in a ceremony held at Mahe International airport.

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  • PICTURE: Air Seychelles takes delivery of first A320

    News | 01 Dec 2014 07:48 | Ellis Taylor

    ​Air Seychelles has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320 in a ceremony held at Mahe International airport.
  • Answers to Uncle Roger's festive quiz 2006

    News | 21 Dec 2006 18:00

    <H2>&nbsp;</H2> <H1>In the news in 2006</H1> <P>1. Steve Fossett, GlobalFlyer (2pt)<BR>2. Airbus A380, 270 (2pt)<BR>3. Lockheed Martin Polecat stealthy unmanned high-altitude aircraft (2pt) <BR>4. EADS Barracuda (1pt) <BR>5. English Electric Canberra, retired 55 years after first entering service with RAF (1pt) <BR>6. Alan Mulally, became chief executive of Ford after leaving as chief executive of Boeing Commercial Airplanes (1pt) <BR>7. Boeing 717, last commercial airliner from the former Douglas Aircraft stable (1pt) <BR>8. Hawker 4000, formerly the Hawker Horizon (1pt) <BR>9. Eclipse Aviation for developing the Eclipse 500 (1pt) <BR>10. Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental, was stretched to same size as the already launched -8 Freighter by Lufthansa (2pt) </P> <H1>Air Transport </H1> <P>1. Bombardier CRJ100/200/440 with total orders of 1,021 aircraft (2pt) <BR>2. Willie Walsh, Irish, UK flag carrier British Airways; Tim Clark, British, Dubai national carrier Emirates; James Hogan, Aust
  • Shorts 360 Constant Hawk system heads for Iraqi theatre

    News | 21 Aug 2006 23:00

    <P>The US military is to launch surveillance operations over Iraq using a modified Shorts 360 transport, following the aircraft's deployment via London Southend airport in the UK earlier this month. </P> <P>The Constant Hawk system is being operated by Air Cargo Carriers of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, which suffered a fatal mid-air collision with an initial two modified aircraft last February.</P> <P> <TABLE style="WIDTH: 445px" cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 align=center border=0> <TBODY> <TR> <TH> <P align=right><IMG style="BORDER-RIGHT: 1px solid; BORDER-TOP: 1px solid; BORDER-LEFT: 1px solid; WIDTH: 445px; BORDER-BOTTOM: 1px solid; HEIGHT: 288px" alt="" src="../assets/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=14312" border=0><BR><SUP>© <A href="">Simon&nbsp;Murdoch</A></SUP></P></TH></TR></TBODY></TABLE></P> <P align=center>&nbsp;</P>
  • USA plans Constant Hawk demonstration

    News | 14 Aug 2006 10:55

    <P>The US Department of Energy (DoE) is planning to carry out flight demonstrations later this year of its developmental Constant Hawk airborne surveillance suite.</P> <P>The DoE released tenders on 10 August for the lease of a single-engined, fixed-wing UAVor optionally piloted aircraft to support the demonstration.</P> <P>The Constant Hawk system records and archives sensor data from persistent surveillance systems into a fast-retrieval system that allows for imagery of incidents such as a bomb blast to be “fast rewound” to allow analysts to backtrack the sequence of events to assist in the detection and identification of perpetrators. </P> <P>Pentagon officials describe the system as being similar to TiVo, a popular digitally based commercial television recording and retrieval system that is replacing video recorders in US households.</P> <P>National Security Technologies of Las Vegas, a joint venture between Northrop Grumman, AECOM, CH2MHILL and Nuclear Fuel Services, is carrying o
  • Shorts 360s collide

    News | 14 Feb 2006 00:00

    <P>The fatal mid-air collision last week of two Shorts 360 freighters near Milwaukee, Wisconsin was caused by a misjudged, but intentional turn by one of the two aircraft during a low-level air-to-air photographic sortie. Following the collision, one of the aircraft crashed, killing all three people on board, while the other managed to make a forced landing at a nearby airport.</P> <P align=center><IMG alt="Shorts 360 Milwaukee collision W445" src="../assets/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=11448"><BR><STRONG>One of the 360s managed to land (pictured above), but the other crashed <BR>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
  • Two Shorts 360 freighters collide over Wisconsin

    News | 06 Feb 2006 12:00

    <BR>A fatal mid-air collision occurred yesterday in the US state of Wisconsin involving two Shorts turboprop freighters. <BR><BR>Details are sketchy, but local media in Madison, Wisconsin say two aircraft operated by Milwaukee-based Air Cargo Carriers collided above Watertown, around 70km (38nm) from Madison at around 16:50 yesterday. One of the aircraft has been identified as a Shorts 360 and the other is also thought to be the same type. <BR><BR>The aircraft took off from Milwaukee General Mitchell airport together and were flying together to an as-yet unspecified location when the collision occurred. One aircraft landed safely at Juneau Dodge County airport, a further 27km on from Watertown, while the other crashed, killing all three crew aboard. <BR><BR>According to <A href="">data provided by Flight International fleet analyst affiliate AvSoft</A>, Air Cargo Carriers operates a fleet of 11 Shorts 330-200 turboprops and 13 360s and 360-300s. The company claim