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Chinese Z-8AWJS crashes during aerial firefighting mission

A Changhe Z-8AWJS multi-role utility helicopter belonging to the Chinese People’s Armed Police-Forestry Corps crashed into Erhai Lake in Dali City – located in China’s Yunnan Province – on May 10

HMS Queen Elizabeth works up Carrier Strike Group operations

As the Royal Navy’s Carrier Strike Group 21 works up operations in preparation for Exercise Strike Warrior and HMS Queen Elizabeth’s (R08) subsequent maiden global deployment, the aircraft on board have been honing their readiness skills

L3Harris Technologies and Air Tractor team up for Sky Warden ISR platform

L3Harris Technologies and Air Tractor have teamed up to produce the AT-802U Sky Warden aircraft to fulfil a range of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) missions while operating in austere environments

Dassault showcases Falcon 10X jet design

Dassault Aviation has revealed the design of its Falcon 10X business jet which, given the military lineage of older platforms in the company’s portfolio, could offer a prospective defence solution in the coming years

Schiphol becomes first major airport to use CT scanners

The new technology allows passengers to leave electronics and liquids in their bags

Rise in Spanish airport charges could hinder recovery, says IATA

AENA’s plans to increase customer fees has been declared “irresponsible” by the association’s director general

Fraport to take over management of security checks at Frankfurt

The firm will oversee the organisation and performance of certified procedures around the airport

How an internet search helped cause dual A321 engine stall

Categorised as a “serious incident” by investigators, the simple mistake by engineers caused the powerplants to begin surging at just 500ft after take-off

USMC ceases operations with legacy KC-130T fleet

The USMC has finally concluded operations with the legacy Lockheed KC-130T Hercules tactical tanker-transport fleet after 60 years of service

Aireon's Space-based ADS-B Integrated to EUROCONTROL’S Network Operations System

EUROCONTROL integrates Aireon’s space-based ADS-B system integrated into the Network Manager’s Enhanced Traffic Flow Management System (ETFMS).