Wednesday October 01, 2014

Headlines

Extra impressive formation flight to mark A350 certification

Extra impressive formation flight to mark A350 certification

Airbus has marked receiving type certification for its A350 widebody twin with a formation flight involving the five A350 flight test aircraft. The largely composite construction airliner has been awarded European EASA type certification in its initial A350-900 form, with Airbus saying US FAA certification will follow “shortly”.... [Continue]


First flight for first RAAF F-35

First flight for first RAAF F-35

The first F-35A Lightning II for the Royal Australian Air Force has made its first flight. The aircraft, designated AU-1 by manufacturer Lockheed Martin and A35-001 by the RAAF, took off from Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, adjacent to Lockheed Martin’s Fort Worth production facilities, at approximately... [Continue]


Qantas A380 lands at Dallas/Fort Worth

Qantas A380 lands at Dallas/Fort Worth

The world’s longest flight with the world’s largest passenger aircraft has landed at Dallas/Fort Worth airport. Qantas flight QF7 landed at DFW at 1326 local time on Monday, September 29, following a 15-hour, 15-minute journey from Sydney. The flight, operated by VH-OQL with a special livery on the tail featuring a... [Continue]


Air NZ on track for profit growth in 2014/15

Air NZ on track for profit growth in 2014/15

Air New Zealand chairman Tony Carter says the Kiwi flag carrier is on track for profit growth in 2014/15 with bookings strong heading into summer. Carter told shareholders at Air NZ’s annual general meeting in Christchurch on Tuesday it had been an “encouraging start to the year with solid forward bookings into the... [Continue]


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Airlines

China Eastern to start summer seasonal services to Auckland

China Eastern to start summer seasonal services to Auckland

Air New Zealand will have a competitor between Auckland and Shanghai over summer... [Continue]


Qantas A380 lands at Dallas/Fort Worth

Qantas A380 lands at Dallas/Fort Worth

The world’s longest flight with the world’s largest passenger aircraft has landed... [Continue]


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Civil Aviation

Extra impressive formation flight to mark A350 certification

Extra impressive formation flight to mark A350 certification

Airbus has marked receiving type certification for its A350 widebody twin with a... [Continue]


Security set to be a focus at RAAA convention

Security set to be a focus at RAAA convention

Security promises to be top of the agenda at the 2014 Regional Aviation Association... [Continue]


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Military

First flight for first RAAF F-35

First flight for first RAAF F-35

The first F-35A Lightning II for the Royal Australian Air Force has made its first... [Continue]


C-27J Spartan to be based at Amberley

C-27J Spartan to be based at Amberley

RAAF Base Amberley is set to become the operating base for 35SQN and the future fleet... [Continue]


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Movements & Images

Qantas A380 lands at Dallas/Fort Worth

Qantas A380 lands at Dallas/Fort Worth

The world’s longest flight with the world’s largest passenger aircraft has landed... [Continue]


Etihad’s first 787 rolls out

Etihad’s first 787 rolls out

The first 787 for Eithad Airways has been rolled out in a ceremony at Boeing’s... [Continue]


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