Rex touches down at Port Augusta

Regional Express Saab 340B VH-ZLC at Port Augusta. (Ryan Hothersall)

Regional Express (Rex) has commenced nonstop flights between Adelaide and Port Augusta. The inaugural service, operated by Saab 340B VH-ZLC, took off from Adelaide as ZL4412 a little after 0915 on Monday, landing at Port Augusta 50 minutes later. The aircraft was on the ground for about 30 minutes … [Read more...]

First French Air Force A330 MRTT flies

The maiden flight of A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) for France’s Armée de L’air (Air Force). (Airbus)

The first Airbus Defence and Space A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) for France’s Armée de L’air (Air Force) made its maiden flight on September 7 from the company’s Getafe conversion centre near Madrid in Spain. The aircraft, to be named Phénix in French service, is the first of nine plus three … [Read more...]