Defense

Explainer: Why are there no modular cargo aircraft?

Making modular aircraft makes sense, yet the idea has never been implemented successfully. Why is this?...

Is Hong Kong airport the air cargo world leader?

For years, Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) has been regarded as the world’s busiest air cargo hub. Here, Aer...

Kaman unveils new autonomous UAV for cargo operations

Kaman introduced KARGO, a medium-lift autonomous drone for cargo and logistical operations....

The top 10 busiest cargo airports in the world

Air Cargo has increased by 9% compared to pre-pandemic levels. AeroTime investigates the top 10 busiest cargo airports i...

Gatwick Airport sees cargo volumes doubling if runway plans approved

London’s Gatwick Airport predicts it will double cargo volumes if it get approval to use its Northern Runway on a...

Captain Farah’s story: “I don't want the new generation to suffer”

Captain Farah Khan Pethe reveals how she has used the experience, skills and knowledge gained during her extensive aviat...

The pandemic rollercoaster: from cabin crew to COVID-19 nurse to pilot

A cabin crew member and a pilot, Silke Anckaert shares her challenging experiences during the pandemic.  ...

Student pilot Joanne launches sustainable soap business during pandemic

Student pilot Joanne Milne was forced to discontinue her training during Covid, but managed to use lockdown time wisely...

American Airlines Captain publishes poetry book to help pilots during Covid

Captain Linda Pauwels has released a haiku poetry collection dedicated to supporting pilots made redundant during the CO...

Pilot Elaine sets up candle business: aviation messages hidden on labels

The candle-making business has rescued US-based private pilot Elaine Standohar from an emotional rollercoaster amid the...

Fact check: is Argentina buying Pakistani-Chinese JF-17 Thunder fighter jets?

According to recent reports, Argentina settled on the Pakistani-Chinese JF-17 Thunder jet to renew its fighter fleet. Bu...

Argentina denies it has purchased JF-17 from Pakistan

Argentine Defense Ministry published a statement denying previous claims that the country has selected the JF-17 as its...

Taiwanese jets scramble as Chinese aircraft enter Taiwan’s air defence zone

Two dozen Chinese military aircraft flew near Taiwan on Thursday in an apparent show of force.  ...

The last U.S. military planes depart Kabul airport

Pentagon officials announced that the last U.S. military plane has departed Kabul airport, ending 20 years of war. ...

Afghan Air Force pilots who escaped to Uzbekistan are now in the UAE

Members of the Afghan Air Force who escaped to Uzbekistan are now a step closer to safety as a number of them are now in...

Royal Air Force satisfied with Airbus A400M, confirms C-130 Hercules retirement

The Royal Air Force is satisfied with the Airbus A400M performance during the Afghanistan evacuation and will not postpo...

Italian plane comes under fire as it takes off from Kabul airport

 An Italian military transport plane came under fire as it flew out of Kabul airport....