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Jun

World’s first Type Certificate for electric aeroplane goes to… Pipistrel

Slovenian company Pipistrel and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) announced on 10th June that the Velis Electro can now be used for flight training and other commercial and private uses throughout Europe.
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18
May

Boeing 777 – 25th Anniversary of first delivery

Boeing 777 – 25th Anniversary of first delivery Boeing delivered the first 777 to United Airlines on 17 May 1995. Sunday was the 25th Anniversary of the first Boeing 777 delivery — the 777 family has flown more than 3.3 billion people on more than 13 million flights. An Extract from the news of 1995 SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 15, 1995– United...
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29
Apr

Making future aircraft wings through composites manufacturing

The UK’s National Composites Centre (NCC) in Bristol has opened a new research and development facility that aims to harness the power of new digital technologies – one of which has the potential to build the aircraft wings of the future.
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23
Apr

Timely bulletin has advice for engine preservation

Flight Safety Australia highlight an airworthiness bulletin published three years ago which is worth a read if you are considering laying up your aircraft in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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01
Apr

FAA – Supersonic Aircraft Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) took a major step forward toward reintroducing supersonic commercial air travel with a proposed rulemaking to set noise certification standards for new supersonic aircraft - Read the press release and links to supporting documents
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12
Feb

Airbus reveals its blended wing aircraft demonstrator

Airbus has revealed MAVERIC (Model Aircraft for Validation and Experimentation of Robust Innovative Controls) its “blended wing body” scale model technological demonstrator.
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08
Jan

IFA reminds operators of firefighting aircraft to check their maintenance

The IFA is proud of aviation’s magnificent contribution to fighting fires around the world, as we are now witnessing in Australia, and also recently in the USA. We salute the skill and selflessness of those involved. However, aerial firefighting presents airworthiness challenges. One is maintenance. It is timely to remind operators to please check that your maintenance is up to...
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18
Dec

EASA Rotorcraft & VTOL Symposium

Report on the annual symposium held by EASA for the Rotorcraft community.  This year the event was expanded to include the rapidly developing VTOL aircraft community. Read John's full report on the 2 day event. This content is only available to IFA members. Join now or log in
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05
Dec

Suspect Unapproved Parts

There's a supply of unapproved parts that find their way on to civil aircraft. Installing bogus parts onto an aircraft has a serious impact on airworthiness.  Link to EASA and FAA websites and read John Vincent's full article.
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08
Oct

Jumbo: The Plane that Changed the World

Documentary about the development of the Boeing 747 jumbo jet. The 747 was a game changer, the airliner that revolutionised mass, cheap air travel. But the first wide-bodied plane was originally intended as a stopgap to Boeing's now-abandoned supersonic jet. This is the remarkable untold story of the jumbo, a billion-dollar gamble that pushed 1960s technology to the limits to...
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