Flybe Dash 8 G-JECP (Image: unknown source)
News

Flybe Dash 8 crashes on landing at Amsterdam

A Flybe Dash 8 aircraft, believed to be G-JECP has crashed on landing at Amsterdam airport following a flight from Edinburgh BEE1284 In a video shot by an aviation enthusiast the right hand main landing gear appears to collapse on landing during a windy touchdown at Amsterdams Schiphol Airport. A [read more]

Runway in the fog (Image: Aviation Wales)
Features

How does fog affect air travel?

With the recent weather at Cardiff Airport causing diversions due to fog we thought it was time for our resident MET guru Philip Dawson to look at why fog has so much of an effect on air travel and what the limitations are on flying, and more importantly, landing in [read more]

Rolls-Royce Trent 900 (Image Kolossos/CC BY3.0)
Engineering & Leasing

Rolls-Royce posts record losses

British engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce has posted record losses totalling £4.6bn. Rolls-Royce, who make jet engines for aircraft including the Trent series used on Boeing 777, 787 and A380, blamed the weak pound and the settlement following the bribery and corruption case brought against them by the US and the UK. [read more]