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Clément Charpentreau
Clément Charpentreau
“With the plane, we learned to move in straight lines.” ‒ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Experienced Journalist, having proved his skills in newsrooms across France and Lithuania. Specialized in defense aviation, he also holds a particular interest in the role of the aviation industry in international relations. (Cover picture: Pascal Subtil, Flickr)
Aigle Azur, four offers left, no more Air France
Aviation Economics
Aigle Azur, four offers left, no more Air France

#AirFrance and the Dubreuil group did not submit any new takeover offer for #AigleAzur after the first one was rejected...

Spanish Air Force instructor and student die in training incident
Defense
Spanish Air Force instructor and student die in training incident

Less than a month after the crash of a C-101 Aviojet training plane which cost the life of its pilot, the Spanish Academ...

BREAKING | Belgian F-16 fighter jet crashes in western France
Defense
BREAKING | Belgian F-16 fighter jet crashes in western France

A Belgian F-16 fighter jet crashed near ​​Pluvigner, western France. The two pilots managed to eject. The falling aircra...

Boeing begins Japan KC-46 Pegasus tanker assembly
Defense
Boeing begins Japan KC-46 Pegasus tanker assembly

Boeing began assembling Japan’s first KC-46 Pegasus tanker by loading a 25-meter (82.4 feet) long wing spar in the...

Trust, main challenge forward for Urban Air Mobility providers
Events
Trust, main challenge forward for Urban Air Mobility providers

With more than 70 electrical vertical take-off and landing aircraft (eVTOL) being built all around the world, the mobili...

Heathrow relies on innovation to improve PRM accessibility
Airports
Heathrow relies on innovation to improve PRM accessibility

Whether they are injured temporarily, mobility impaired, blind, or in old age, every passenger can expect airports to mo...

Aviation authorities critical of FAA Boeing 737 MAX certification
Civil Aviation
Aviation authorities critical of FAA Boeing 737 MAX certification

In the coming weeks, several world aviation authorities should submit a report on the certification of the Boeing 737 MA...

Indian Navy LCA fighter achieves arrested landing [Video]
Defense
Indian Navy LCA fighter achieves arrested landing [Video]

The Navy variant of the HAL LCA Tejas, currently under development, reached a new milestone by successfully completing i...

Climate activists fail drone flight protest over Heathrow Airport
Airports
Climate activists fail drone flight protest over Heathrow Airport

Traffic at Heathrow airport has remained undisturbed, despite environmental activists planning to fly drones to hal...

Incident prompts USAF to ban Boeing KC-46 from transporting cargo
Defense
Incident prompts USAF to ban Boeing KC-46 from transporting cargo

The United States Air Force banned the KC-46 tanker from carrying cargo and passengers indefinitely after an incident re...

US administration approves $6.5 billion sale of F-35A to Poland
Defense
US administration approves $6.5 billion sale of F-35A to Poland

The State Department officially informed the Congress of its intention to proceed with the sale of 32 F-35A fighter...

Airbus issues safety bulletin for three helicopter types
Civil Aviation
Airbus issues safety bulletin for three helicopter types

Following the crash of a helicopter that killed six people at the end of August in Norway, Airbus Helicopters issued an...

Just In: Two people die in cargo crash in Ohio
Civil Aviation
Just In: Two people die in cargo crash in Ohio

A Convair 440 Metropolitan cargo plane crashed and caught fire near Toledo-Express Airport, United States, killing the t...

Loss-making Ukraine International Airlines appoints new president
Civil Aviation
Loss-making Ukraine International Airlines appoints new president

After 15 years of managing the company, Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) president Yuri Miroshnikov is to step down...

Aigle Azur: 14 takeover offers, 13,000 passengers still stranded
Civil Aviation
Aigle Azur: 14 takeover offers, 13,000 passengers still stranded

At least fourteen offers to take over Aigle Azur were submitted before the deadline on September 9, 2019. As expected, o...

USAF A-10 accidentally fires live rocket during training
Defense
USAF A-10 accidentally fires live rocket during training

A U.S. Air Force A-10C Thunderbolt II accidentally fired an M156 air-to-ground rocket outside Tucson, Arizona. No injuri...