Demilitarization: from fighter jet to civilian aircraft

While owning a private fighter jet is possible, it’s also extremely difficult. The entire plane must be demilitari...

“Be courageous.” Stacey Rudser, Association for Women in Aviation Maintenance

Aviation maintenance may not seem like an exciting career choice. But Stacey Rudser believes that the reality of a maint...

Aircraft reactivation: has how we store aircraft changed?

Commercial aircraft operate on a framework of near-continual use. But indefinite parking of aircraft has presented a cha...

Are drones the future of MRO?

Several companies have presented drone solutions for the MRO industry. But this innovative technology wasn’t adopt...

How MROs have risen to the challenges posed by the pandemic

MROs have faced daunting challenges during the pandemic. Here, AeroTime investigates how the MRO industry has risen to t...

Cristina’s story: from commercial to freelance flight attendant

Although Cristina Tung’s aviation career spans an impressive two decades, flying was not part of her original...

Recruitment Specialist Dace: “When everything stopped, I wasn’t panicking.”

From cabin crew to coaching and recruitment. For Dace Straupmane, the path to aviation was quite accidental. ...

Flight attendant Romina in maternity leave limbo: “The virus had a huge impact”

Stewardess Romina had been flying for a decade. But during the pandemic, her employer closed its base in Rome, leaving h...

Flying High: AeroTime reviews HBO’s The Flight Attendant

HBO’s new comedy-drama The Flight Attendant is a binge-worthy series packed with fast-action and pithy lines....

Short-haul or long-haul: what’s the difference if you’re a flight attendant?

In the world of aviation, cabin crew members usually work on either long-haul or short-haul flights. How do they differ?...

From Boeing 737 to tactical freighter: commercial pilot turns military aviator

Mindaugas Zidonis was a commercial aviation pilot who made a sharp turn in his career and became a military aviator. &nb...

FlyZero: How an easyJet pilot is helping aviation’s effort to cut emissions

 Behind the scenes, aerospace manufacturers, airlines, engineers, pilots, academics, and governments are working on...

Pilots, aviators, flyers: looking back at Pilots’ Week

Looking back at International Pilots’ Day: the best pilot interviews, features, and stories on AeroTime....

It’s a different view from the cockpit, says Sebastian Roca

A story of resolve and tenacity, Captain Sebastian Roca describes how an open-minded approach to being a pilot leads to...

How a “unique experiment” led to private jet flying in a Covid world

Life could have turned out very differently for pilot Janek Sarapu, who is a private jet captain in Estonia. ...

How many Airbus A380s are left to deliver?

Airbus decided to end the Airbus A380 production in February 2019, which begs the question how many A380s are left to de...

Akasa Air: India’s new ultra low cost airline?

Indian billionaire-investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala plans to establish an ultra-low-cost carrier called Akasa Air....

The oldest operating aircraft | Quiz

With proper maintenance, it’s possible for aircraft to fly forever. Take our quiz to test your knowledge of the pl...

An anticlimactic start to the jet age: remembering Comet’s maiden flight

On July 27, 1949, the world's first jet airliner, the de Havilland DH.106 Comet, performed its maiden flight. Howeve...

Top 10 Largest Passenger Aircraft In The World

If you've ever wondered which passenger aircraft are the largest in the world, this is the Top 10 list that will ans...

Official: Airbus confirmed A350 freighter development

Airbus board approves to launch Airbus A350 freighter....

The top 10 largest airports in the world in 2021

Here is the list of the top 10 largest airports in the world in 2021, in terms of their area size....

Boeing delays Starliner launch after a new system error

Boeing delayed Starliner launch to the International Space Station (ISS) after a new error was found in the capsule&rsqu...

International Space Station suffers from chronic pressure drop

Roscosmos space agency reported a pressure drop in a Russian service module of the International Space Station....

Russian Nauka module accidentally deviates ISS from its orbit

After successfully docking with the ISS, the Russian module Nauka inadvertently fired its thrusters, pulling the whole s...