Aircraft

Four European airlines plan to add Embraer planes to their fleet

Embraer planes have realized good opportunities in Europe. Binter Canarias, Belavia, Helvetic, Widerøe and KLM Cityhopper have the E190 and 195 E2. Pre-owned aircraft have also shown some interest among airlines, the most recent example being SAS Scandinavian Airlines System, which has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) for fifteen …

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FG takes delivery of the last batch of Tucano aircraft

Posted October 18, 2021 The federal government has announced that it has taken delivery of the last batch of 12 A-29 Super Tucano fighter jets expected from the United States. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, revealed it Monday when he appeared on a Continental TV telephone …

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P-3 NFO remembers when his Orion shut down 2 engines and conducted a 13 hour anti-submarine patrol because the P-3 due to relieve his plane had been delayed

“We ended up extending our parking time by almost four hours until the emergency plane arrived. Total flight time almost thirteen hours! ‘ Ross Hall, former US Navy NFO P-3 Orion. The P-3 Orion is a long-range, land-based, four-turboprop anti-submarine warfare patrol aircraft. To save fuel during long-range patrols on …

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Vandals of wind sensors compromising aircraft safety – NiMet

The Director General of the Meteorological Agency of Nigeria (NIMET), Professor Mansur Bako Matazu, has sounded the alarm over the high level of vandalism of weather sensors around airports, saying it compromises safety. These sensors are essential for monitoring weather conditions, especially wind shear, which is very dangerous for aircraft …

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Icelandair seeks to lease two more Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

Icelandair seeks to lease two more Boeing 737 MAXs | Aviation Week Network https://aviationweek.com/themes/custom/particle/dist/app-drupal/assets/awn-logo.svg Skip to main content Credit: Rob Finlayson BRUSSELS — Icelandair is looking to secure leases for two more Boeing 737-MAXs, its chief operating officer said, as airline expects demand to pick up due to easing border …

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