Airbus A380 at Farnborough Air Show (Image: Aviation Media Co.)
Aviation engineering news

No Emirates deal will kill the A380

It’s no secret that the Airbus A380 has been on life support for some time with Airbus cutting production but Airbus has now admitted that if it doesn’t get a new order from Emirates it will have to kill the A380 project. Emirates was widely expected to place an order for 50 [read more]

Tough sentences for Laser Pen attacks
Aviation safety news

Tough sentences for Laser Pen attacks

People who target aircraft with laser pens face tough new prison sentences under new laws proposed by the government. The Laser Misuse (Vehicles) Bill makes the offence of shining a laser pen at a vehicle, including aircraft, punishable by up to 5 years in prison. Pilots of airliners, as well [read more]