Air Safety

AAIB is sending a team to Colombia

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has said it is sending a team to Colombia to assist in the investigation into the crash of an Avro RJ-85 which killed 76 people. The AAIB team is being sent in accordance International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Annex 13 protocols as the United [read more]

The Red Arrows in Diamond Nine (Image: Aviation Media Agency)

Red One on why trust has to be earned

The leader of the RAF’s Red Arrows display team David Montenegro, better known as “Red One”  recently sat down to talk about why rank doesn’t  engender trust, it has to be earned. You lead the formation. What exactly does that entail? David Montenegro: I have the glory of being able [read more]

Boom Technologies supersonic airliner (Image: Boom Technologies)

Supersonic travel could return by 2023

When Concorde was retired in 2003 it marked the end of supersonic flight but if a company based in Colorado has its way, supersonic travel could return by 2023. Boom Technologies of Denver, Colorado have unveiled the demonstrator for their supersonic airliner project. The XB-1 nick-named “Baby Boom”  is a [read more]