Month: June 2018

Boeing Unveils Concept for Hypersonic Airliner

June 30, 2018

Boeing unveiled a new concept for its first passenger-carrying hypersonic airplane at the June 25 to 29 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics conference in Atlanta. One of several hypersonic vehicle concepts spanning a wide range of potential applications under study by company engineers, the passenger vehicle could involve military or commercial applications. Engineers companywide […]

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Video: Pilatus PC-24 Jet Makes First Landing on Unpaved Runway

June 30, 2018

Pilatus’s PC-24 jet has made its first landing on an unpaved runway during a program of post-certification tests at Woodbridge airfield, near London. The aircraft achieved EASA and FAA certification in December 2017. The Swiss manufacturer designed the aircraft to operate in these conditions, and it is working towards obtaining rough field certification later this […]

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Are Electric Planes the Future of Aviation?

June 30, 2018

Last week saw a rather unusual flight plan. Norway’s Transport Minister and the CEO of its major airport operator, Avinor, flew a quick lap around Oslo’s airport in a tiny two-person plane. Unremarkable—except that the plane, an Alpha Electro II, was powered entirely by battery. For Avinor and Pipistrel, the Slovenian company that manufactures the […]

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Mumbai plane crash: Before tragedy that killed 5, Rs 8 crore spent in 3 years on repair

June 30, 2018

New Delhi: Five persons including one pedestrian were killed on Thursday afternoon when a chartered planed crash landed in Mumbai’s densely populated Ghatkopar area. The deceased include two pilots — Captain Pradeep Rajput, woman pilot Captain Mariya — and woman aircraft maintenance engineer Surabhi, who was more than two months pregnant, and junior technician Manish […]

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Video: Chartered plane collapses in Ghatkopar, Mumbai, 5 including pilot death

June 28, 2018

Mumbai. A plane crash has happened today after the Sukhoi SU-30MKI crash in Nashik, Maharashtra on Wednesday. According to the information, a chartered plane has crashed in Mumbai. According to the initial information, the accident happened in Ghatkopar area of ​​Mumbai. Five people, including pilot, have died in this accident. However, this is not confirmed […]

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SpiceJet cabin crew walk-ins until Sep 28

June 28, 2018

SpiceJet has extended the walk-in interviews to recruit female cabin crew until September 28, 2018. (As per an earlier notification, the interviews were scheduled to conclude on June 29, 2018). The following is the newly published schedule: CITY INTERVIEW DATE TIME (HRS) VENUE Gurgaon (Head Office) 29-Jun-18 09am – 11am SpiceJet Ltd. 319, Udyog Vihar, […]

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Join Indigo’s Cadet Pilot Programme to get your wings

June 28, 2018

IndiGo , India’s largest scheduled airline conducts a Cadet Pilot Programme  to recruit and train fresh young people as pilots to receive both their initial Commercial Pilot License (CPL) and an Airbus A320 Type Rating. The  programme is conducted partnering  with L3 CTS, CAE Global Academy and Flight Training Adelaide, who are the world’s largest […]

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How Vijay Mallya plans to pay pending salaries to former Kingfisher Airlines employees

June 28, 2018

Fugitive business tycoon Vijay Mallya on Tuesday came out with a five-page letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in which he promised to settle his dues with the Indian banks, and said he was ready to pay up the pending salaries of the Kingfisher Airlines (KFA) employees through the use of interest accruing on deposits […]

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Jet Airways may start 737 Max operations from July 1 on Mumbai-Hyderabad route

June 28, 2018

Mumbai: Full-service carrier Jet Airways is likely to commence operations of 737 Max aircraft from early next month, with the first flight to be operated to Hyderabad from here, according to an industry source. The airline, which took the delivery of the first 737 Max last week, is also expected to deploy the latest fuel-efficient […]

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How Boeing Plans to Dominate the Aviation Industry

June 27, 2018

Boeing’s long-term game plan for commercial aerospace couldn’t be simpler. In a nutshell, CEO Dennis Muilenburg wants to increase operating margin at the company’s core Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA) segment, while winning out over key rival Airbus for narrow-body and wide-body aircraft orders. It sounds simple enough, but to realize Muilenberg’s aims, Boeing will have […]

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