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  • Vnukovo runway incursion kills Total oil chief and three Falcon 50 crew


    ​The driver of a Moscow Vnukovo airport snow clearing machine hit by a Falcon 50 jet taxiing for takeoff was drunk at the time of the accident that killed Total oil chief executive Christophe de Margerie and the aircraft’s three crew.


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  • Vnukovo runway incursion kills Total oil chief and three Falcon 50 crew

    News | 21 Oct 2014 09:49 | Dan Thisdell

    ​The driver of a Moscow Vnukovo airport snow clearing machine hit by a Falcon 50 jet taxiing for takeoff was drunk at the time of the accident that killed Total oil chief executive Christophe de Margerie and the aircraft’s three crew.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Vnukovo-runway-incursion-kills-Total-oil-chief-and-three-Falcon-50-crew-404999/
  • VIDEO: Fusion power key to unlimited aircraft endurance – Lockheed Martin

    News | 16 Oct 2014 14:38 | Dan Thisdell

    ​Researchers at Lockheed Martin Skunk Works claim they may have opened a technology channel that could finally realise the Cold War dream of nuclear-powered aircraft with essentially unlimited endurance – a “compact fusion reactor” that they say could fit in a shipping container, reach prototype stage in five years and be operational in a decade.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VIDEO-Fusion-power-key-to-unlimited-aircraft-endurance-Lockheed-Martin-404847/
  • 'Stay with the Station', NASA boss urges international partners

    News | 09 Oct 2014 11:14 | Dan Thisdell

    ​NASA administrator Charles Bolden today called on Europe and the UK to stand behind their financial commitments to the International Space Station and work with the USA to keep it flying through 2020 and even 2024 – because the orbiting outpost is humankind’s “springboard” to Mars.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Stay-with-the-Station-NASA-boss-urges-international-partners-404585/
  • Europe readies video eye in the sky

    News | 09 Oct 2014 10:59 | Dan Thisdell

    Europe looks to be on the cusp of taking a dramatic step forward in its ability to oversee military operations from space, as Airbus Defence & Space readies satellite technology capable of streaming real-time video from geostationary orbit.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Europe-readies-video-eye-in-the-sky-404584/
  • PICTURE: KLM celebrates 95th anniversary in Amsterdam style

    News | 07 Oct 2014 16:42 | Dan Thisdell

    ​KLM Royal Dutch Airlines on 7 October celebrated its 95th anniversary with the unveiling a special “KLM 95 years” logo on one of its MD-11 aircraft (pictured) and the laying of the first stone for a new KLM lounge at Amsterdam Schiphol.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-KLM-celebrates-95th-anniversary-in-Amsterdam-style-404535/
  • VIDEO: Airbus 'will be ready' for 2014 Qatar A350 handover

    News | 07 Oct 2014 13:17 | Dan Thisdell

    ​With Airbus having achieved European certification of its 315-seat A350-900 and now making final preparations for first delivery this quarter to Qatar Airways, both major airframers will soon have a new widebody flying – giving added urgency to a market battle that has seen Boeing make the running for the three years since its 250-seat 787-8 entered service.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VIDEO-Airbus-will-be-ready-for-2014-Qatar-A350-handover-404518/