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We speak to Rolls-Royce’s Gunnar Droescher about the work that goes on behind the scenes at one of the world's biggest aero engine manufacturers
An Airbus A320 escaped colliding with terrain by just 6ft (1.8m) while attempting to land at Paris/Charles de Gaulle, a preliminary report by French investigators has found.
Virgin Atlantic has seriously upped the stakes in the battle for premium transatlantic traffic. The British airline held a swanky event in East London last night (July 12) to offer the first glimpse into its new Airbus A330neo.
Cranfield University has reluctantly retired its BAe Jetstream 31 in favour of a Saab 340. Airliner World’s Martin Needham spoke to Cranfield’s Joe Brown, to learn more about the switch and how turboprops prepare students for careers as flight test engineers
That comment by one unit commander sums up the views of many in the US Army Air Forces on the de Havilland Mosquito, an aircraft that served the AAF in relatively small numbers, but was arguably superior to anything American makers offered
The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II equipped many United States Air Forces in Europe (USAFE) squadrons during 29 years of the Cold War. Doug Gordon tells their story
With the US Army Air Forces attacking by day, and RAF Bomber Command at night, the combined Allied bomber offensive wrought a significant toll against the German war machine. But, 80 years after the first sorties by the US 8th Air Force, did the results meet the expectations of its advocates?
Five Waco Biplanes, representing potentially the largest gathering of the brand ever assembled in Australasia, will be on the flight line at Omaka's Classic Fighters Airshow in New Zealand next Easter.
US-based helicopter manufacturing giant, Bell, has released images of its 360 Invictus prototype – the firm’s proposed solution for the US Army’s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) requirement – adding that the platform is nearly complete
A US Air Force B-2A Spirit stealth bomber has released a B61-12 Joint Test Assembly (JTA) utilizing a new capability known as the Radar Aided Targeting System (RATS) during a capstone test at the Tonopah Test Range, Nevada.
L3Harris Technologies has delivered the first of three former KC-135R Stratotankers that are being converted to the WC-135R Constant Phoenix configuration for the USAF
The Cold War presence at British bases of US SR-71 and U-2 reconnaissance aircraft has been well-documented. Less so, however, is the UK’s direct involvement in their intelligence-gathering efforts
Had nuclear war broken out in Europe prior to 1958, it’s possible US Air Force Strategic Air Command and RAF Bomber Command might have ended up attacking the same Soviet targets with their atomic weapons. Then, sensibly, a new era of co-operation was ushered in. Ben Dunnell examines the origins of this partnership.
As one of India’s most dynamic airlines, Vistara has captured the attention of domestic and international travellers alike. Tom Batchelor met chief executive Vinod Kannan to discuss the carrier’s growth strategy
With Rangers and Liverpool football clubs securing spots in the Europa League and Champions league finals, respectively, a host of airliners was drafted in to transport hopeful Glaswegians and Liverpudlians to Seville and Paris to watch their teams in action. While neither team returned home with the silverware, Airliner World contributors were present at their home airports to document an influx of flights carrying fans
June marked the first deployment of a Block I standard E-6B Mercury to Europe, as it arrived at RAF Mildenhall in the UK. AFM details what new changes this update has brought to the E-6B fleet, as the US Navy prepares for the Block II upgrade
The US Navy has recently demonstrated new mine countermeasure prototype technology aboard a Northrop Grumman MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter at Eglin AFB in Florida
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