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Project Sunrise: Qantas tests world’s longest non-stop flight
Clement Charpentreau
Civil Aviation
Project Sunrise: Qantas tests world’s longest non-stop flight

The Australian company Qantas is about to run its first test of an ultra-long-haul flight between New York and Sydney, a...


Student pilot lands plane after instructor passes out mid-flight
Ruta Burbaite
Civil Aviation
Student pilot lands plane after instructor passes out mid-flight

What was supposed to be his first lesson on a two-seater plane turned into a crash course on how to fly and land a light...


Airbus working on A320 software fix, Australian TSB says
AeroTime Team
Civil Aviation
Airbus working on A320 software fix, Australian TSB says

Airbus is working on the A320 software update after Virgin Australia Regional Airlines’ close-call near Perth (Aus...


Boeing Australia unveils new support UAV concept “Loyal Wingman”
AeroTime Team
Defense
Boeing Australia unveils new support UAV concept “Loyal Wingman”

Boeing Australia has introduced a concept of its new drone jet, capable of smart teaming with existing military aircraft...


The Australian Roulettes take their iconic PC-9 for a last spin
AeroTime Team
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The Australian Roulettes take their iconic PC-9 for a last spin

Roulettes have the ability to make our heads spin. It does not come as a surprise then that the Royal Australian Air For...


Big surprise: Qantas buys Alliance Airlines share incognito?
Zivile Zalagenaite
Civil Aviation
Big surprise: Qantas buys Alliance Airlines share incognito?

On February 1, 2019, Qantas released an official statement claiming it has bought a 19.99% stake in Alliance Airlines -...


Boeing 737 deployed to fight wildfires as world’s new “fireliner”
Ruta Burbaite
Civil Aviation
Boeing 737 deployed to fight wildfires as world’s new “fireliner”

Boeing aircraft seem to be taking on new roles recently. From a “flying pad” of Virgin Orbit’s satelli...


Virgin Australia performs meditation flight
AeroTime Team
AeroTime Extra
Virgin Australia performs meditation flight

On October 11, 2018, Virgin Australia flew a dedicated meditation flight (VA9002) from/to Sydney, Australia. An hour-lon...


Opinion: the importance of checklists in single-pilot operations
AeroTime Team
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Opinion: the importance of checklists in single-pilot operations

One of the issues raised in the investigation of a Melbourne (Australia) air crash that killed five people was the impor...


How to get a plane in the air without taking off
AeroTime Team
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How to get a plane in the air without taking off

Qantas Airways can lift an Airbus A330 and even larger planes off the ground using giant hydraulic jacks....