Military aviationSweden in the new Tempest plane program
The agreement with the UK for the sixth generation fighter at the "Riat 2019" has been formalized
Civil aviationStrikes. Italian unions: the 24 national stop in all transports, 26 in the aviatio...
In Rome a protection next 24 in front of the Ministry of Transports
IndustryBoeing recognizes impact on earnings of the stop B-737 MAX airplanes
And it increases costs in 2Q
AerospaceMission "Beyond" is running out: on Saturday July 20 at 6:30 pm launch
Live streaming from the Italian Space Agency - VIDEO
Military aviationPlanes. Delhi wants back the Su-57. Ready to reconsider cooperation with Moscow
For a joint production, or for the purchase
Civil aviationIATA: another Summer of wasted emissions and delays
Due to the air traffic control inefficiencies, according to Eurocontrol; five key points
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on European governments and air navigation service providers (ANSPs) to make urgent improvements to European air traffic management. The priority... more
DefenseWashington confirms: Turkey outside the F-35 aircraft program
"The purchase of the S-400 missile system makes it impossible to participate"
"Unfortunately, Turkey's decision to purchase S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems from Russia makes it impossible to continue involvement in the F-35 program. The F-35 cannot coexist with a Russian... more
PeopleChris Kraft, NASA's first flight director, dies at 95
He played a key role in the Apollo 11 mission
Chris Kraft, the first NASA flight director, had managed to attend the fiftieth anniversary of the landing on the Moon, for which he had played a key role, but he died two days later, in Houston,... more
Fair and showsEven the Italian AMI at the "Air Tattoo 2019"
Trophies and awards for the "Frecce Tricolori" and for the 15th Wing
The Italian Air Force took part in the "Royal International Air Tattoo 2019", one of the most important air shows on the world aeronautical scene, from 19 to 21 July, at the Fairford air base (United Kingdom).... more
ReportUS spy plane penetrated Venezuelan airspace
It has been escorted out of the border. The Ceofanb: America offends us
On July 20, the Integral Aerospace Defense Command System of the Fuerza Armada Nacional Bolivariana intercepted a US spy plane EP-3E Aries II on the Venezuelan territory in Maiquetia. The spy plane... more
Civil aviationRyanair launches pilot training program in Central and Eastern Europe
For more than 300 units over the next four years in Poland
Ryanair recently announced an important new training partnership with the international flight school Bartolini Air, based in Poland, for the supply of a pilot training program with Ryanair/Bartolini Air... more
CuriositiesOakland, Sommerville and San Francisco say no to facial recognition...
Possible discriminations and privacy violations
Oakland, Sommerville and San Francisco have banned the facial recognition technique, based on artificial intelligence methods, widely used by police and airports. The system, according to the mayor of... more
PeopleYukiya Amano is dead: he was the head of the International Atomic Energy...
The Japanese diplomat died at the age of 73
Yukiya Amano, head of IAEA, International Atomic Energy Agency, died today, on July 22nd at 73 years old: this morning, the organization put its flag at half-mast as a sign of mourning. Last week, Amano... more
Science and technologyAirbus unveils new concept: the "bird airplane"
Fitted out of "Feathers" as a "Bird of Prey", potential expression of biomimicry
Airbus has unveiled a bird-like conceptual airliner design with the goal of motivating the next generation of aeronautical engineers, underscoring how they can make a difference by applying technologies... more
HelicoptersFirst ACH-160 helicopter order in Southeast Asia signed
It is the region’s first HCare First premium support package
Airbus Helicopters has secured an ACH-160 order from an undisclosed new customer in the Philippines, launching this new model in the Southeast Asia and Pacific region. It will be used for private and business... more
SecurityCairo (2). Italian ENAC: at the moment there is no alarm on aircraf...
No alert from the terrorism prevention authorities
With reference to the news reported by the press on the request of the Italian National Pilots Association (ANP) to suspend flights to and from Cairo, ENAC (Italian Civil Aviation Authority) announced... more
AirlinesBritish Airways suspends all flights to Cairo
Stop for a week for security reasons
British Airways has decided to suspend flights to Cairo from 20 July to 27 July and also the Lufthansa company has interrupted its flights to Egypt for one day.The decision comes following the seizure... more
Aerospace"Beyond" mission: Parmitano in space for 200 days
The world had its eyes glued to the live broadcast - VIDEO
On 20 July, at 6:28 pm, exactly 50 years after the first trip to the Moon, the "Soyuz" spaceship started marking the beginning of the "Beyond" mission. The live broadcast was also screened at the Maxxi,... more
OccurrencesNordWind aircraft aborts takeoff with about 180 on board
At the Moscow-Sheremetyevo airport: passengers and crew evacuated; wounded
It happened at 00:45 this morning on July 19, when the commander of a B-737 aircraft of the NordWind Airline company bound for Yerevan had to interrupt the take-off run on the runway of the Moscow-Sheremetyevo... more
OccurrencesOut of mind passenger forces plane to reverse course
For security reasons, return to New York
A passenger began to heavily insult the crew and passengers on the plane that took off from New York's "JFK" airport and headed for Malpensa. The pilot was forced to make the decision to safeguard... more
CuriositiesThe long beards of the hipster fashion tendency queues at the airports
Slowdowns for facial identification
To identify passengers using an electronic passport at the airport, it is increasingly required to scan their image digitally using a face recognition system: before accessing them, travellers are required... more
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The "Black Hornet" drone by the American Flir Systems is a kind of tiny combat helicopter that is entering service with the Armed forces of several Western countries. The UAV, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle,... more
IndustryDefense-Piaggio Aerospace: contracts signed for MB-339 aircraft engine...
And spare parts for a total amount of EUR 167 million
The Italian Ministry of Defense and Piaggio Aerospace announced today that they have signed two engine maintenance and spare parts supply contracts for a total amount of EUR 167 million.The most significant... more