Aviation Articles

BAE Systems wins UK synthetic flight training deal

The UK Ministry of Defence has awarded BAE Systems contracts valued at more than £220m to deliver synthetic training for pilots training to fly the Eurofighter Typhoon, the latest example of the steady growth of digital alternatives trumping physical solutions

The fuselage of the B-36 is almost completely circular in section. Points of interest include the radar scanner behind the steerable nosewheel unit, the offset bomb-aiming panel, and nose cannon. All "Aeroplane" photographs Feature Premium

10-engine US Bomber’s 1951 UK debut

The first arrival in the UK of the USAF’s gargantuan Convair B-36 Peacemaker bomber was covered by ‘The Aeroplane’ 70 years ago, with the reporter suitably impressed

Miami testing COVID-19 detector dogs

The facility becomes the first in the US to carry out this kind of research

Riga begins use of new rapid exit taxiway

The airport has begun operating the new site which is set to decrease the hub’s carbon footprint

Plaza Premium Group inaugurates services in Japan

The company has opened an airport lounge at Chubu Centrair International Airport, with plans to expand its presence further in the region

Gerry’s dnata partners with Gulf Air in Pakistan

The ground handling firm plans to expand its presence within the region with the new agreement

Positives for Hong Kong amid strong growth in cargo traffic

The airport recorded year-on-year increase in freight movements for August

Wizz Air inaugurates Abu Dhabi-Bahrain route

Those using the service are also able to connect to destinations such as Athens and Belgrade with the carrier

United and Honeywell to partner on SAF investment

The two companies have established a goal with Alder Fuels to produce a 100% drop-in replacement for petroleum jet fuel

WFS to handle SriLankan cargo operations at Heathrow

The carrier is the first customer to be handled by the company at the CenterPoint freight terminal