Nick is the senior reporter and editor at UK Aviation News as well as working freelance elsewhere. He has his finger firmly on the pulse on Aviation, not only in the UK but worldwide. Nick has been asked to speak in a professional capacity on LBC, Heart and other broadcast networks.
The first Boeing P-8A Poseidon for the Royal Air Force has taken its first flight from Renton, Washington. The maritime poatrol aircraft, designated ZP801, took off and underwent a 90-minute test flight from the Boeing factory at Renton during which the aircraft underwent key testing. The aircraft has now moved [read more]
Both Airbus and Boeing have said they are working on aircraft to meet the requirements of Qantas’ Project Sunrise. Project Sunrise is designed to meet Qantas’ requirement for ultra-long-range (ULR) aircraft capable of operating non-stop from Sydney or Melbourne to London. Boeing is said to be close to finalising the [read more]
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued a continued airworthiness notification, effectively stating publicly that the Boeing 737 Max 8 is airworthy but the reason they have done that is perhaps more telling. An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed shortly after take-off earlier this week killing all onboard, [read more]