Airbus A330-900neo F-WTTN (Image: Angelo Harmsworth)
Aviation engineering news

A330-900neo touches down in Wales for tests

Airbus’ latest variant of the popular A330 family, the A330-900neo, has touched down at Cardiff Airport, Wales ahead of fuel tests tomorrow. The A330-900neo or new engine option is improved version of Airbus’ popular twin-engined wide-bodied jet. It is powered exclusively by Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines. The wings are made [read more]

Rockwell B1-B Lancer flying past RAF Fairford (The Aviation Media Co.)
Military aviation news

B1 Bombers start month long deployment at RAF Fairford

A flight of three Rockwell B1-B Lancers, commonly known as “Bones” has touched down at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire. The aircraft flew from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas overnight as MYTEE 11 with an en-route fuel stop at Bangor Maine. Weather nearly hampered their arrival into RAF Fairford when at one [read more]

Airbus Corporate Helicopters ACH130
Air Travel News

Airbus Corporate Helicopters shows off first ACH130

Airbus Corporate Helicopters (ACH) has shown off the first helicopter to be delivered since its formation. The ACH130 aircraft is being displayed to the public for the first time at The European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) which is currently underway in Geneva. The displayed aircraft is displayed with [read more]

Ben Murphy crossing the finish line in Chiba Japan (Samo Vidic)
Air sports news

Ben Murphy ends up 11th in Chiba Air Race

Britain’s Ben Murphy has ended the weekend in 11th place in the Red Bull Air Race in Chiba, Japan. After a qualifying 14th due to technical issues, the Blades Racing Team member lost out to Micheal Goulian in the round of 14 with the American putting in a time of 0:56.422 compared [read more]

Passengers in airport
Features

Are you a passenger from hell?

Smelly passengers and out of control kids top the list of worlds words passengers according to airlineratings.com. The website surveyed its readers on ten types of airline passengers with those having poor personal hygiene coming out on top. AirlineRatings.com Editor-in-Chief Geoffrey Thomas thinks the level of frustration for the smelly passenger reflects a [read more]