Aircraft

Cocoa Beach native Dillion Evans has been deployed aboard the US Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson

OVERVIEW SERVICE STORIES Aviation Machinist’s Mate 2nd Class Dillion Evans, a native of Cocoa Beach, Fla., Performs maintenance on an F / A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Golden Dragons” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 192, in the hangar aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson on December 4, …

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USAF Approves KC-46A Pegasus to Supply Wider Range of Aircraft

The US Air Force Air Mobility Command has approved the operation of the KC-46A Pegasus to refuel AC-130J Ghostrider, HC-130J Combat King II, MC-130J Commando II, C-5M Super Galaxy and E-3G Sentry . Following this qualification, the KC-46 can now refuel nearly 70% of receiving aircraft requiring in-flight refueling. Work …

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Russia says airliner was forced to change course to avoid NATO reconnaissance plane

Russia’s state aviation authority said on Sunday that an Aeroflot airliner flying from Tel Aviv to Moscow was forced to change altitude over the Black Sea because of CL reconnaissance planes -600 NATO had crossed civilian air routes. According to Russian state media, TASS, the Russian aviation authority, Rosaviatsia, has …

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US commander says he wants more aircraft carriers in the Pacific

The US Navy recently conducted joint exercises with allies and partners in the Pacific. The 7th Fleet commander said it was “an incredible amount of power”, but added that more was needed for deterrence. “Four aircraft carriers is a good number, but six, seven or eight would be better,” he …

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French start-up Ascendance unveils design of hybrid-electric aircraft and plans production in 2025

French aviation start-up Ascendance Flight Technologies has unveiled the design of the Atea, its five-seater vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft, with the aim of accelerating the transition to green aviation. Production and certification of the VTOL aircraft, designed to reduce carbon emissions by 80% and quadruple noise pollution, is …

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SKY will fly to Rio de Janeiro with an Airbus A321neo

Currently, SKY Airline has a daily frequency between Santiago de Chile and Rio de Janeiro with Airbus A320neo planes, configured with 186 seats in a single class. With this schedule, the Chilean low cost company offers 1,302 weekly seats in each segment. Rio de Janeiro is SKY’s second destination in …

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Passengers from BVI trapped in plane after arriving at ‘closed’ airport

in All news / By: BVI News on November 28, 2021 at 11:56 am / Passengers on inter-Caribbean flight JY0411 stranded inside the aircraft on the runway at Terrance B Lettsome International Airport. (Photo provided) At least four elderly people and a young mother with her baby at the breast …

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FBI warns of increase in laser attacks on Kansas City planes

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Lots of people are traveling this weekend, and the FBI, the Kansas City Department of Aviation, and the Kansas City Police want to make sure a prank doesn’t lead to a tragedy. Pilots face all kinds of dangers in the air. The Kansas City Police Helicopter …

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Emirates news agency – Etihad welcomes group of aircraft mechanics to national workforce

Thu 25-11-2021 15:10 PM ABOU DHABI, November 25, 2021 (WAM) – Etihad welcomed its first graduates of the Aircraft Mechanics Development Program this week, having successfully obtained the Category A license in aircraft maintenance, approved by the Authority. United Arab Emirates Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA). Eight UAE national aircraft mechanics, …

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Photos show Rolls Royce’s fastest electric aircraft in the world

For its first flight, the plane took off from the UK MoD’s Boscombe Down site, which has a long history of experimental flight, and hovered for about 15 minutes. aircraft.”/> First flight of the all-electric Rolls-Royce Spirit of Innovation aircraft. Rolls Royce Source: Rolls-Royce According to Rolls-Royce, the flight marks …

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