Tag: aviation

Su-25 Fighter Jet Crashes in Russia’s South, Pilot Dies

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Russian Su-25 warplane crashed while performing a training flight in Stavropol Territory, the south of Russia, at 19:23 Moscow time on Monday, the Russian Defense Ministry’s press service said, according to Russian news agency RIA Novosti. The jet was carrying no weapons and crashed in a non-populated area not far from the Budennovsk airfield, […]

Boeing Launches Next-Generation 737 Boeing Converted Freighter

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing today launched the Next-Generation 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF) with orders and commitments for up to 55 conversions from seven customers. “The Next-Generation 737 provides exceptional value to express freight carriers through its superior payload, range, reliability and efficiency,” said Stan Deal, senior vice president, Commercial Aviation Services, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. “While the recovery […]

EASA and Ukraine Extend Cooperation On Air Traffic Management

Reading Time: 1 minute EASA and the State Aviation Administration of Ukraine (SAAU) concluded a new Working Arrangement (WA) on 18 January 2016. While being a step forward in EASA-SAAU relations, the new WA will also facilitate preparations for the implementation of the envisaged EU-Ukraine Common Aviation Area Agreement. The WA ensures the facilitated certification of EU and Ukrainian […]

Lockheed Martin Unveils Advanced Pilot Training Solution

Reading Time: 1 minute Lockheed Martin announced today that it will offer the T-50A in the U.S. Air Force’s Advanced Pilot Training (APT) competition. The T-50A was developed jointly by Lockheed Martin and Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) to replace the T-38 and train the next generation of pilots to fly 5th Generation aircraft. Lockheed Martin also announced that it […]

Airbus A320 Neo vs Boeing 737 MAX

Reading Time: 5 minutes The future of single-aisle aircraft is taking flight with Airbus A320neo and Boeing 737 MAX– creating better, more efficient ways for airlines and passengers to fly. In today’s aerospace market, the MAX and the Neo are the best-selling products for both manufacturers. The Boeing and Airbus fight to rule the market has already started. Both […]

Russian Refusal to Issue Visas to Carrier Violates Aviation Rules

Reading Time: 1 minute Turkish Transport Minister Binali Yildirim said on Wednesday Russia’s refusal to issue visas to crew members working for budget carrier Pegasus was an “arbitrary” measure and violated international aviation rules. Istanbul-based Pegasus said on Tuesday it suspended flights to and from Russia until Jan. 13 after authorities in Moscow failed to give its crew visas. […]

EU Parliament Allocates Spectrum for Global Flight Tracking

Reading Time: 1 minute The European Parliament has adopted a resolution to enhance aviation safety and efficiency through global flight tracking systems. The resolution supports the assignment of primary radio spectrum allocation for satellite-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B). European Parliament’s Commissioner for Transport, Violeta Bulc, called on all EU member states to welcome this resolution in order to ensure […]