Category: Video News

Watch The First Flight of Saudi Arabia’s AN-132 Military Aircraft

After conducting all its ground tests, the Saudi-Ukrainian military aircraft Antonov AN-132 completed its first flight. The AN-132 was first launched last December. Video of the aircraft’s first flight showed Antonov AN-132’s first maneuvers in Ukraine under the supervision of an engineering committee from the Saudi and Ukrainian sides. The aircraft was jointly developed by […]

Aerobatic Helicopter Chases Drifting Race Car

Since leaping from stratosphere, Felix Baumgartner has been exploring his passion for flying helicopters, and it was these skills he showcased in Poland during the recent Red Bull Heli Drifting performance. With Felix at the controls of a Bolkov BO105 aerobatic helicopter, he teamed up with Polish drifting ace Jakub Przygoński and his Toyota GT […]

Watch a Su-33 Blast Off From Admiral Kuznetsov in 360 Video

A video, produced by RT, offers you a unique opportunity to watch a Sukhoi Su-33 multirole fighter take off from the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier, the flagship of the Russian Navy. Shot using a panoramic camera, it provides 360-degree visibility for a truly immersive experience. The spherical video shows a flight crew hauling a Su-33 […]

Amsterdam Schiphol Had About 10 Go-Arounds Due To Heavy Crosswind

A crosswind is any wind that has a perpendicular component to the line or direction of travel. This affects the aerodynamics of many forms of transport. Moving non-parallel to the wind’s direction creates a crosswind component on the object and thus increasing the apparent wind on the object; such use of cross wind travel is […]

South Africa Launches Continent’s First Solar-Powered Airport

South Africa has launched the continent’s first solar-powered airport. George Airport located in the South African town of the same name, is Africa’s first eco-friendly airport powered by the sun. All services at the airport from the control tower and escalators to restaurants and ATMs are supplied by a small solar power station nearby. The […]

Airbus C295W Demonstrates Air-to-Air Refueling Capability

Airbus Defence and Space has successfully demonstrated the Airbus C295W medium transport as an airborne tanker. The C295W, equipped with a palletized air-to-air refuelling unit and associated computer control system, conducted multiple contacts with a standard Spanish Air Force C295 in a test flight on 29 September. Both crews reported extremely smooth operation at various […]

Russia’s “Electronic Ears” over Aleppo in Syria

The information revolution that began with the explosion of computing technology in the 1970s which has transformed the face of warfare. Whereas in the past wars were waged by sizable military forces which sought decision by closing with the enemy and destroying him, including through close interpersonal combat, these days such actions are rare. The […]

American Airlines’ New Ad Campaign Wants to Humanize the Airline

Two years after American Airlines launched ads focused on its passenger-friendly improvements — like new airplanes, more Wi-Fi and more business class flatbeds — the carrier is switching course with a new, more sophisticated campaign designed to “humanize” its message. The now-retired ‘Going for Great’ Campaign, “felt like it was a lot about us,” American […]

The Best-Selling Aircraft Engine in the World

The 30 000th world‘s best-selling engine was produced near Paris, France at Safran Aircraft Engines a few days ago. The engine was designed by CFM International, a joint company with the French engine maker, Safran Aircraft Engines and the American General Electric. The American side brought its know-how on the hot parts of the engine […]

Airbus Has “One Thing to Say” To Boeing On Its 100th Anniversary

Boeing this week marks reaching 100 years in business, and the company is dueling with archrival Airbus at the Farnborough Air Show to notch orders and claim supremacy. Airbus, not willing to let the occasion go unnoticed, released this video with company employees describing how the two are “fighting for every order”. Then, in several […]