Aviation Explained

What does the future hold for Qantas?

Like most airlines, Qantas reported losses during the pandemic. But as aviation continues to recover, what does the futu ...

What do we know about Qantas Airways’ ‘Project Sunrise’ so far?

Qantas Airways has revealed new launch plans for ‘Project Sunrise’. But what do we know about the direct ult ...

Bites, burns and sunsets: An Australia Flying Doctor pilot describes his work

Australia’s Flying Doctor provides a crucial service for the Outback. AeroTime speaks to a pilot about his work ...

PL-12 Airtruk: how Australia created one of the strangest aircraft in the skies

Australia’s Transavia PL-12 Airtruk is one of the strangest airplanes in the skies. What is the story behind this ...

ACCC grants interim approval for Virgin Australia - United codeshare pricing

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission granted interim approval for a “codeshare pricing arrangement&r ...

FAA revokes pilots’ licenses after unsuccessful Red Bull plane swap attempt

The two pilots behind Red Bull’s plane swap stunt have their licenses revoked by the FAA   ...

Red Bull plane swap stunt unsuccessful as one plane spins out of control

A Red Bull-sponsored attempt for two pilots to swap planes mid-air proves unsuccessful as one of the planes spins out of ...

Is the future of air races electric? Pulitzer race revival set for 2023

AeroTime speaks to Scott Neumann to learn about how the NAA is planning to revive the Pulitzer Air Race, but for electri ...

Top 10 weirdest aviation sports

Sport aviation is awe-inspiring, picturesque, thrilling…and sometimes downright weird. Here are 10 aviation sport ...

Sports Aviation Special: Extra300 stunt plane remains king of aerobatics

Mention sports aviation and one aircraft immediately springs to mind: the Extra300. ...

Two Rafale fighters collide mid-air during air show in France

Two Rafale fighters collide mid-air during a tactical demonstration at the Cognac air show. Both managed to land safely....

Ukraine closes airspace, Kyiv airport seized by Russia

Ukraine takes the decision to close the civil airspace above its territory. Kyiv-Boryspil International Airport was bomb...

Bombardier launches new business jet, promising more range and speed

Bombardier announces a new business jet, the Global 8000, which it says will offer more range and speed than rivals...

Ukrainian president Zelensky wants to rebuild An-225 Mriya to honor hero pilots

Ukrainian president Zelensky announces his intention to rebuild the Antonov An-225 Mriya to honor pilots who died in the...

Top 10 most advanced fighter jets in 2022

Fighter jets are the most cutting-edge aircraft available. But which are considered the most advanced in 2022?...

Sukhoi Su-57 stealth fighter jet has been used in Ukraine: TASS report

Russian state news agency TASS reports that the country’s latest stealth fighter jet, the Sukhoi Su-57, has been u...

Israel publishes footage of F-35 shooting down Iranian stealth drones

The Israeli Air Force has published footage of an F-35 fighter jet scoring its first air-to-air kills on a pair of Irani...