Airplanes

Inside the Singapore Airlines Airbus A350 That Just Launched from Houston

Singapore Airlines flew its first Airbus A350 out of Houston last night. Indeed, it was the first A350 in Houston period.<p>This is the new plane which …

Airbus

Airbus voices concern about 'hard Brexit'

PARIS (Reuters) - Planemaker Airbus <AIR.PA> expressed concern on Wednesday about the prospect of a clean break between Britain and the European Union under what has been dubbed "hard Brexit".<p>"We are watching with a great deal of attention and even some concern what is being said about a 'hard …

Airbus

Airbus Did What Boeing Couldn't

Order mix has become more realistic.<p>Financing is still a hurdle for Boeing.<p>Congress and incoming president likely to give Boeing and Iran a tough …

Airbus

Could these new planes be the end of jet lag?

Even though air travel is safer than ever and in many cases cheaper than 10 or 20 years ago, travelers love to complain about its agonies. Cramped and narrow seats, crying babies, chatty seat mates and armrest wars are common gripes. But other factors contribute much more to feelings of distress, …

Airbus

The most expensive home in the world is so bonkers that it doesn’t seem real (but it is)

If you’ve ever wanted to live in your own private club bigger than most luxury resorts, have we got the home for you.<p>A Bel-Air estate listed …

Luxury Lifestyle

Airbus C295W demonstrates refuelling contacts with helicopter

Airbus Defence and Space has followed its recent successful demonstration of air-to-air refuelling between two C295W medium transports with a …

Airbus

Luxury Executives Talk About How To Get More Of Your Money

Global luxury from autos to jets to watches, jewelry, home, arts, beauty, and travel is a trillion dollar industry. What will it take for luxury brands to successfully sell and serve you? Top executives gathered in New York today at <i>Luxury Daily</i>’s annual Luxury FirstLook 2017 to discuss best …

Luxury Lifestyle

solarstratos atmospheric solar plane revealed in switzerland

solarstratos atmospheric solar plane revealed in switzerland<p><b>solarstratos atmospheric solar plane revealed in switzerland:</b> swiss-company solarstratos …

Aerospace

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft Asset Management remarkets 13 previously owned CRJ900 aircraft to Regional One

CRJ900 aircraft<p>Montréal, Canada, 2017-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft Asset Management announced today the successful …

Aerospace

Boeing Scores a $22 Billion Win in Market Dominated by Airbus

Boeing Co. won a $22 billion deal from an Indian budget carrier, pulling off a feat in a single-aisle market ruled by its European rival Airbus …

Airbus

​Air Force mulls low-end fighter experiment

As Textron Aviation eyes the US Air Force’s lucrative T-X trainer competition, its dual light-attack fighter and trainer Scorpion aircraft could …

Military

Confessions of a former line boy

I know it’s hard to believe, but there was a time when Coors Light didn’t exist. In fact, if you lived on the East Coast, even regular Coors wasn’t …

Aviation

Automation Technology Brings Safety and Reliability to Aviation

While the development of self-driving cars has grabbed headlines, another industry is undergoing rapid development due to automation technology — …

Automation

Flying cars to be tested by end of 2017, says Airbus

One of the world's biggest aerospace companies plans to test a prototype of a flying car by the end of this year, a move that could be a big step towards easing congestion on urban roads.<p>Airbus's chief executive Tom Enders told a technology conference in Germany that its Project Vahana unit planned …

Airbus

Airbus is planning to test a self-flying “air taxi” by the end of the year

Airbus thinks it has a solution to traffic jams: fly above them.<p>The European aircraft maker is planning to test a prototype of a self-piloted, single-seat “flying taxi” as early as end the end of this year, the company’s chief executive says. Airbus, builder of the world’s largest passenger jet, is …

Airbus

New Bell Tiltrotor Has "Stealth" Properties

Bell Helicopter engineers and weapons developers and looking at innovative ways to reduce the radar signature of their new, next-generation V-280 …

Aerospace

Cardboard delivery drone has a one-way ticket

In developing regions where lack of road infrastructure is problematic for those in the business of moving goods, drones are already having an …

Consumer Technology

The F-35 program is once again in trouble, with full flight tests delayed until at least 2018

The Pentagon has released its end-of-year progress report on the F-35, and once again, the news isn’t very good. This is nothing new for the F-35, …

Aerospace

Malaysia Airlines flight MH370: Australia says cost didn't force suspension of search

Transport minister says any future underwater search effort would be a matter for the Malaysian government<p>Australia’s transport minister has said cost was not a factor in the suspension of the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 and any decision to renew an underwater effort rests …

Australia

Need Your Own Private Air Force in a Hurry? Here’s One For Sale.

Listing Offers Twenty Complete Combat Aircraft For Sale, With Parts! For only 200K USD.<p>Ever wanted to command your own private air force? Here’s your …

Military

Russian Cancellations: Preference For Boeing Or Airbus?

Airbus is having an edge on the installed-base.<p>Orders are equally divided between Boeing and Airbus.<p>Market is expected to recover this year, but that …

Airbus

How often do planes fall on houses?

<b>On 16 January 2017 a cargo plane flying from Hong Kong to Istanbul crash landed just outside the main airport for Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.</b><p>As well as all four crew members, at least 33 people on the ground were killed. Locals said entire families had been wiped out in the disaster.<p>The images are …

Aviation

Drone video of Turkish cargo plane crash site

A Turkish cargo plane crashed on Monday in a residential area just outside the main airport in Kyrgyzstan, killing dozens of people both on the ground and on the plane, the Emergency Situations Ministry said.<p>The Boeing 747 crashed on approach to the Manas airport, south of the capital, Bishkek.<p>More …

Consumer Technology

How to Charter a Private Jet: FAQs for First Timers

For someone who’s never done it before, chartering a private jet can be daunting and confusing. It’s estimated that over 8 million people fly every …

Aerospace

'Good Night, Malaysian Three Seven Zero': unraveling an aviation mystery

The largest and most expensive search in the history of flight has ended, with none of the 239 people on board found<p>“Good Night, Malaysian Three Seven Zero.”<p>It was the last radio message sent from the cockpit of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, voiced in the dispassionate tone of a routine call to …

Aviation

MH370 search ends – what happened to missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft?

Underwater search of 120,000sq km in the southern Indian ocean has been called off.<p>The underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 has been …

Aviation

Airbus expands counter-drone line

Airbus Defence and Space's Electronics and Border Security unit is expanding its counter-UAV product line.<p>The company, which is being acquired by …

Airbus

Airbus wants to turn self-driving cars into personal airplanes

Forget about self-driving, Airbus wants a future of self-<i>flying</i> cars, and it wants to launch them sooner than you could have imagined.<p>The aerospace …

Airbus

Russian Military Modernization: Everything Old Is New Again

In a recent article for <i>The Strategist</i>, I showed how Russia’s economic woes are negatively affecting plans to modernise the country’s military. In …

20th Century

Missing flight MH370 – a visual guide to the parts and debris found so far

In the early hours of 8 March 2014, flight MH370 vanished from radar shortly after takeoff from Kuala Lumpar en route to Beijing. The plane is believed to have crashed in the Indian Ocean, killing all 239 crew and passengers on board