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Qantas’ Final Boeing 747 Flight

On July 22, Qantas flew the much-loved jumbo for the final time. But not before one final incredible manoeuvre…

New 'Fat Albert' completes first test flight

The US Navy Blue Angels flight demonstration squadron's new 'Fat Albert' support aircraft, C-130J - BuNo 170000 (c/n 382-5483) - carried out its first functional check flight (FCF) from Cambridge Airport on July 20.

World’s First Hybrid Electric 70-Seater Airliner Unveiled

Bristol-based engineering and development firm Electric Aviation Group (EAG) has unveiled the world’s first hybrid electric regional aircraft capable of carrying 70 passengers.

The genius who built his first aircraft at the age of 20

On July 21 1919, Anthony Fokker registered the Dutch Aircraft Factory. He and his company would have a huge influence on 20th-century aviation

Twelve Historic Aircraft that never got made

Some barely made it past the blueprint stage, others made it as far as several prototypes… one even ended up being used as target practice. Whatever their fate, these aviation inventions didn’t quite make the cut.

The 5 Reasons Why The Airbus A380 Is On The Way Out 

It was technical masterpiece that both pilot and passenger loved, but it didn’t do what any commercial venture needs to: make money. Thomas Haynes details why one of Airbus’ largest gambles hasn’t paid off.

DCS: Syria Now Available on Pre-Order

Eagle Dynamics in cooperation with Urgra Media have announced DCS: Syria is now available for pre-order.

France accepts third A330 MRTT Phénix

Airbus has handed over its third A330 Multi-Role Tanker/Transport (MRTT) to the Armée de l’Air (French Air Force).

Icelandair 'Unsacks' All Its Cabin Crew

Reykjavik-based Icelandair has reversed a decision which would have seen it fire all its cabin crew and make pilots look after the passengers.

Saab invests £50m for FCAS Centre in UK

Saab announced £50 million for a new Future Combat Air System (FCAS) UK centre on day one of Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) Connect, which also saw seven new industrial partners for Team Tempest unveiled.

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