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BAA Training Invites Pilots to Assessment for Ukraine International Airlines

Reading Time: 2 minutes The global aviation training provider, BAA Training, in cooperation with Ukraine International Airlines is inviting Ukrainian pilots to attend pilot assessment procedures. Applicants will be assessed and evaluated using standard pilot assessment methods and tests, and also evaluated based on the airline’s internal criteria. “Studies and BAA Training’s experience working with selection model for both […]

Ace Pilots Belly Land Passenger Jet in Kazakhstan

Reading Time: 1 minute Kazakh pilots safely landed a passenger plane without the use of its front wheels after a malfunction in the aircraft’s front landing gear on Sunday. Video of the miraculous landing immediately emerged online. The incident took place when the Fokker 100 aircraft operated by Kazakh airline ‘Bek Air’, which had departed from Kyzylorda, was landing […]

‘Pull Up!’: Russian TV Airs Final Words of Pilots in Flydubai Jet Crash

Reading Time: 2 minutes Russian state television has aired the final words of the pilots of the flydubai passenger jet that crashed in Rostov-on-Don last week killing 62 people, suggesting pilot error could be to blame. Russia’s Rossiya-1 channel late Friday said it had obtained a transcript of the last words exchanged a minute before the Boeing 737 plunged […]

Wing Was Mounted on the Antonov AN−132D

Reading Time: 1 minute In assembly shop of ANTONOV Company works on mounting the wing on the AN−132D aircraft demonstrator were completed. The next stage of the aircraft construction, which is created according to the contract with King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has been performed. Simultaneously with construction of the aircraft demonstrator, […]

Worldwide Drone Sales Could Reach US$36.9bn by 2022

Reading Time: 1 minute Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) or drone sales continue exponential growth with analysts forecasting global sales to reach a staggering US$36.9bn in just six years. Already one of the world’s leading manufacturers of hobby drones, DJI, generated revenue of US$1bn in 2015 alone. As a consequence of drone systems leading the way in aerospace manufacturing, many […]

Ukrainian Pilot Given 22-year Jail Sentence by Russian Court

Reading Time: 3 minutes A court in southern Russia has sentenced Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko to 22 years in prison, bringing to a close a controversial court case that is likely to further inflame the difficult relations between Moscow and Kiev. Savchenko was found guilty of complicity in the murder of Anton Voloshin and Igor Kornelyuk, two journalists working […]

Investigators Decipher Flydubai 737 Recorders, Radar

Reading Time: 2 minutes According to updates by the Russian Interstate Aviation Committee (MAK), investigators have “begun deciphering and analyzing” information from the badly damaged flight data recorder, and as of March 20, were attempting to retrieve data from the cockpit voice recorder. The team is also reviewing radar data, crew dispatcher information and weather conditions. Crowdsourced tracking site […]

Dubai Summit To Discuss Aviation Safety

Reading Time: 3 minutes The ongoing safety challenges facing the global aviation industry, will be addressed by the the World Aviation Safety Summit (WASS), being hosted in Dubai, UAE, next month, by the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority. WASS 2016, taking place on April 25 and 26, will engage local and international stakeholders from regulatory authorities, airline operators, airport operators, […]

Flydubai’s Damaged Flight Recorder Could Take a Month To Decode

Reading Time: 2 minutes “The received recorders are badly damaged mechanically,” Russia’s Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) said in a statement on its website, alongside a photo of a crumpled recorder. “Specialists … have started the inspection, opening and removing the memory modules from their protective coverings for further work to restore the cable connections and prepare to copy the […]

What Do We Know About Airbus A350 XWB?

Reading Time: 5 minutes Airbus is seeing its future with a new generation of long-range widebody airliners with better fuel efficiency, lower operating costs and reduced noise and emission, and the A350 is the best example of all this. The A350 is the first Airbus with both fuselage and wing structures made primarily of carbon-fiber-reinforced polymer. This new-generation jetliner […]