Tag: Japan

First Zero’s Flight Over Japan Since WWII

Reading Time: < 1 minute A historic flight took place this week at the naval base in Kanoya in the Kagoshima Perfecture, Japan, where the legendary Mitsubishi A6M Zero took flight over Japanese land for the first time since World War II, according to The Japan Times. Retired U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Skip Holm, who accumulated 1,072 hours of […]

Polish LOT Flies Its Dreamliner to Tokyo

Reading Time: 2 minutes The first plane from Warsaw landed in Japan’s capital. LOT’s Dreamliner was welcomed by celebration for passengers at the airport. The just launched Warsaw-Narita service is the first-ever and sole link between Poland and Japan and it provides a greater convenience for both Japanese and European passengers. LOT President Sebastian Mikosz said the company will […]

Boeing and ANA Celebrate Airline’s 100,000 Dreamliner Flight

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing and ANA (All Nippon Airways) today celebrated the airline’s 100,000th revenue flight with the 787 Dreamliner during a gate ceremony at Sea-Tac International Airport. The milestone marks yet another record for ANA as it becomes the first airline in the world to reach 100,000 787 flights. “The 787 Dreamliner has played an important role […]

Drone Regulations Come into Effect in Japan

Reading Time: < 1 minute Japan’s revised civil aviation law that regulates the use of drones and other unmanned aerial vehicles came into effect on Thursday. The new regulations require operators to get government approval to fly such aircraft in areas designated as densely populated, at events, and near airports, public broadcaster NHK reported. Permission is also required for flying […]

Japan’s First Domestic Passenger Jet Takes Maiden Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute Japan’s first commercial jetliner, the Mitsubishi Regional Jet, on Wednesday completed its maiden test flight after repeated delays. It is an important milestone for an ambitious effort by Japan to develop its aerospace industry.