Airplanes

Why Flight Attendants Ask You to Raise Your Window Shade During Take-Off and Landing

Some airlines have their flight attendants ask you and your fellow passengers to raise your window shades during take-off and landing. This isn’t …

Airlines

Microsoft and Airbus Just Got Drone Fever

The venture capital arms of Microsoft and Airbus are betting that the business of drones will one day soar.<p>AirMap, a startup specializing in software …

Airbus

First look

Delta’s newest widebody and flagship aircraft, the state-of-the-art Airbus A350-900, is taking shape at the plane-maker’s massive Toulouse, France, …

Aerospace

Boeing 787-10 And Its Primary Competitors

The 787-10 is the newest and largest 787 model.<p>It appears to be a "natural" 777-200ER replacement.<p>But the market is competitive when comparing …

Airbus

The 100-Year-Old Idea That Could Change Flight — NOVA Next

Since at least the myth of Icarus, wings seen in nature have inspired humanity’s dreams of flight. In the more than a century since the Wright …

Aerospace

Emirates to Unveil Enhanced A380 Onboard Lounge at ITB Berlin

Thursday, February 23, 2017 — <b>Dubai, UAE, 23 February 2017</b> – Emirates, Skytrax’s World’s Best Airline 2016, will launch a series of new cabin products …

Airbus

Floating Down The Runway? Here's How To Fix It.

It's frustrating to watch stripe after stripe pass underneath your nose, well past where you planned to touch down. Worse yet, your airspeed just …

Aerospace

Business Jet Deliveries Drop to Lowest Level Since 2004

Year-end shipment numbers released by GAMA point to a market in transition.<p>The General Aviation Manufacturers Association today released year-end …

Business Jet

New Video Shows Harrison Ford's Airplane Incident Where He Flew Over A Passenger Plane

Last week, actor Harrison Ford was involved in an airplane incident when the plane he was piloting narrowly missed a passenger jet carrying more than 100 people. This happened at John Wayne Airport in southern California, and now some dramatic video of the event has emerged.<p>As you can see in the …

Aviation

Video shows the moment Harrison Ford flew his private plane right over a jetliner

Han Solo may have made the Kessel Run in less than twelve parsecs, but he was young and on top of his piloting game when he did it. It also helps …

Aviation

ILS: Flying a Smooth Final Approach

Pilot's Tip of the Week<p><i>Flying A Smooth ILS Approach</i><p>Featuring Bob Nardiello - view profile<p><b>Subscriber question:</b><p>"I'm working on my instrument rating and …

How a private jet ride boosted DeMarcus Cousins' fresh start

Cousins’ passion can go over the edge and he joked Monday that he has “about 17 technicals worth” of competitive spirit. He added that he’ll have to …

NBA

Airbus seeks fresh talks to ease burden of A400M

Airbus has written to its customers for the A400M military transport in a bid to reduce its financial exposure to programme delays, after the company …

Airbus

Harrison Ford mistakenly flies plane over airliner at California airport

National<p>Harrison Ford mistakenly flies plane over airliner at California airport<p>Feb 22, 2017<p>Video released Tuesday shows a plane piloted by "Star …

Harrison Ford

Lucky escape after light plane crashes near Traralgon

Two people have had a lucky escape after a light plane crashed in Traralgon on Thursday afternoon.<p>An Ambulance Victoria spokesman said the plane came …

Aviation

How to Survive the Longest Flight in the World - Bloomberg

Earlier this month, Qatar Airways took the prize for longest airline route when it debuted its 17-hour, 30-minute flight between Auckland and Doha. …

Airbus

It's Time To Fix How We Board Airplanes

I travel often enough that when people ask me where I’m based, I sometimes joke “Seat 4F.”<p>I’ve been able to observe a <i>lot</i> of passengers boarding planes. Based on what I’ve seen, how we board airplanes doesn’t work very well. And based on what I’ve read, it doesn’t make sense either.<p>All U.S. airlines …

Airlines

The Pima Air & Space Museum Beckons All Airplane Geeks

The biggest problem Pima visitors face is running short on time.<p>Restoring and maintaining historic airplanes consumes an enormous amount of time, as …

National Air and Space Museum

China's J-20 Stealth Fighter Photographed Toting Massive External Fuel Tanks

The J-20's range just got longer and its flexibility enhanced.<p>Li jianshu—Li jianshu - Imaginechina<p>Tyler RogowayView Tyler Rogoway's …

Fighter Aircraft

Airbus seeks new European help over A400M costs

| PARIS<p>Airbus (AIR.PA) called on Wednesday for new talks with European governments to ease "heavy penalties" for delays to its A400M military aircraft, after taking a fresh 1.2 billion euro ($1.3 billion) charge for Europe's largest defense project.<p>The appeal comes seven years after Airbus won what …

Airbus

Airbus profits hit by A400M costs

Airbus has announced even more costs from its much delayed A400M military transport plane, hitting its earnings.<p>Revealing a 63 percent fall in profits for the aerospace group in 2016 it said the aircraft had swallowed up another 2.2 billion euros in charges last year.<p>The company now wants new talks …

Airbus

The Airbus White Elephant - Bloomberg Gadfly

The Airbus A400M military transporter weighs more than 10 times a large elephant. Otherwise, it's not that dissimilar -- to a white elephant, that is.<p>…

Airbus

Airbus hit by military plane issues

European aircraft producer Airbus has logged a drop in earnings for 2016 as the company struggled to offset losses due its A400M military plane costs. The company's outlook is cautiously optimistic.<p>Airbus announced Wednesday its net earnings dropped by 63 percent to 995 million euros (1.05 billion) …

Airbus

Will the superjumbo take off again? Just 12 new A380s built last year

of<p>of<p>of<p>of<p>of<p>of<p>of<p>of<p>of<p>of<p>You may also like these photo galleries<p>Luxury ship arrives in Australia for first time after $25 million makeover<p>Twenty things …

Airbus

Airbus says it has received 'oral assurances' on Brexit

<b>London (CNN) —</b> European planemaker Airbus has been given "oral assurances" by the U.K. government regarding the impact of Brexit on its business.<p>"I think we've received some oral assurances, but all this obviously is preliminary because nobody knows exactly how this all plays out," CEO Tom Enders …

Airbus

Electric Aircraft Developers Hail Part 23 Rewrite

Electric propulsion allowed for certified airplanes under new rules.<p>Developers of electric aircraft are rejoicing now that the Part 23 rewrite is …

Aerospace

Californians Can Now Get Unlimited Private Jet Flights

Anyone who's lived in the Golden State knows the pain of traveling back and forth between the bustling Bay Area and Los Angeles. California <i>is</i> 770 …

Travel

Airbus profit hit by A400M costs

The A400M military plane is weighing on Airbus (OTCPK:EADSY) again as the aircraft maker took a new €1.2B charge on the troubled program.<p>Adjusted …

Airbus

Airbus Earnings Slide on A350 Costs, A320Neo Engine Holdups - Bloomberg

Airbus Group SE’s earnings fell 3.6 percent last year as a late surge in aircraft deliveries failed to offset costs from ramping up output of the …

Airbus

Airbus says profits hit by military plane woes

European airplane maker Airbus said that its profits nose-dived last year as charges related to problems with its A400M military cargo transport …

Airbus