10.03.2017 The Breitling DC-3 kicks off its great world tour
Seventy-seven years to the day since its first flight, the Breitling DC-3 has kicked off the great journey that it will be undertaking right around the planet between March and September 2017. A new accomplishment for this legendary airplane that has marked the history of aviation forever.
02.05.2016 SOLAR IMPULSE 2 BEGINS UNITED STATES CROSSING – FIRST STOP: PHOENIX
Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) – the solar airplane of Swiss pioneers Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg capable of flying day and night without fuel – took off from the Moffett Airfield this morning and is expected to land at Phoenix Goodyear Airport this evening. This flight marks the beginning of the crossing of the United States in the context of the attempt to achieve the first ever Round-The-World Solar Flight, the goal of which is to demonstrate how modern clean technologies can achieve the impossible.
29.04.2016 First prototype of the multirole Ka-62 helicopter takes to the air
The first prototype (OP-1) of the medium multirole Ka-62 helicopter took off at Russian Helicopters’ Progress Arsenyev Aviation Company (part of State Corporation Rostec) on April 28. The lift in a hover mode was part of the factory flight testing and was completed successfully.
26.04.2016 ILA 2016 – the European platform for the international helicopter industry
ILA debut: Bluecopter from Airbus Helicopters – ’New types of eco-efficient technology in helicopter construction and flight operations’ – Outstanding Heli conference on 3 June – New: the HeliLounge, the place to meet in Hall 3
25.04.2016 AERO Friedrichshafen Offers “CustomTailored Industry Gathering”
Blue skies and a northeast wind provide perfect flying conditions for pilots and co-pilots arriving by air at the trade fair. A hive
of activity at Friedrichshafen Airport – and the international aviation show reports a perfect landing. With 30,800 industry visitors (exceeding the 29,700 at the directly comparable AERO 2014), AERO 2016 was a great success for both exhibitors and spectators, coming to a close on Saturday after four full days. A total of 606 companies from around the world took part. General aviation was well represented with singleengined and multi-engined airplanes, helicopters, gyrocopters, turboprops and multi-jet aircraft. The full range of flight topics was rounded off by drones, new aircraft engines and avionics, aviationoriented accessories and services, as well as flight school course offerings. Klaus Wellmann (CEO of Messe Friedrichshafen, the host venue) and Roland Bosch (AERO Show Director) were very pleased
with the four-day trade fair, calling it “A custom-tailored industry gathering for everyone who not only lives the dream of flight with great passion, but also does great business in selling aircraft, avionics and accessories.”
18.02.2016 Motivation for the dream of flight
aviation will be out in full force at Lake Constance: More than 600 companies from around the world will ensure a strong showing at the
AERO, the global show for general aviation, from April 20 to 23, 2016.
The spectrum of general aviation is broad: vintage gliders, single- and multi-engine piston-driven airplanes, helicopters, gyrocopters,
turboprops and multi-engine jets will be on display. Drones, new aircraft engines and avionics, aviation accessories and services, as
well as flight school offerings round out the program. At the same time, the special theme areas e-flight-expo, Avionics Avenue, Engine Area and AERODrones RPAS EXPO will feature new content. With the slogan “Be a pilot”, the AERO is promoting the dream of flight and thereby motivating the next generation of pilots
16.02.2016 Russian Helicopters plans first repairs of military helicopters in Vietnam
Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, continues to develop cooperation with Vietnam in the field of helicopter maintenance and repairs. The company is reviewing options to conduct the Mi-8/17 military helicopters repairs at the joint Russo-Vietnamese venture HELITECHO.
16.02.2016 Russian Helicopters to supply 9 helicopters to China
Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, signed a number of contracts to supply seven Ka-32A11BC and two Mi-171 helicopters to China.
15.12.2015 AERO takes aim at the next generation
Friedrichshafen – The AERO will take off with about 600 exhibitors from April 20 to 23, 2016. In 2016, the focus of Europe’s largest general aviation trade fair will stretch from light aircraft and helicopters to business jets. At the same time, special thematic focus areas like the eflight expo, Avionics Avenue, the Aero Conferences, the Engine Area and RPAS Expo will return in 2016. The Aviation and Pilots Competence Center will be oriented towards the next generation of potential pilots.
01.12.2015 Lift off for the FAI World Air Games !
Excitement is mounting in Dubai, where the stars of the air sports world have touched down for the FAI World Air Games (WAG) Dubai 2015.
29.09.2015 AIR TATTOO CONFIDENT OF ‘FUTURE’ SUCCESS
Following the sell-out success of last summer’s Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford in the Cotswolds, organisers say the 2016 airshow will be looking to the future - with the focus set firmly on the pilots, aircraft and technology of tomorrow.
31.07.2015 WINGS AND A WEDDING AT RIAT
THE ANNUAL presentation ceremony for Flying Scholarships for Disabled People took place at the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) at RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire, on Sunday (July 19), when 26 scholars were presented with their wings, certificates and flying jackets.
26.11.2014 Sheikh Ahmed welcomes Air Astana and their new daily services to Dubai from Almaty
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Airports; President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority; Chairman and CEO of Emirates Group and Chairman of flydubai laid on a private visit for Air Astana President and CEO Peter Foster and Senior VP Marketing and Sales, Ibrahim Canliel, last week when Kazakhstan’s award-winning airline formally inaugurated its daily flights between Dubai and Almaty
07.11.2014 Mi-26 saves polar bear cub
The crew of a Russian Mi-26 military helicopter from the Eastern Military District Army Aviation airbase saved a baby polar bear from starving to death in the Arctic, after the young bear became separated from its mother.
07.11.2014 Mi-26 helps make new geographical discovery
Crews on board Russian military Mi-26 helicopters have discovered a new island in the Arctic Ocean. The island was identified from the air above the Vasilevsky shallows by two Mi-26 helicopters that were carrying equipment from the Yakutian port of Tiksi to the Novosibirskie Islands. This geographical discovery expands the Russian Federation’s territorial waters by 452 square kilometres.
05.09.2014 Russian Ansat helicopter wins grand prix in Mil Cup helicopter race
The flight crew of a Russian-made Ansat multi-purpose light helicopter produced by Russian Helicopters (a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec) was awarded the grand prix prize in the Mil Cup helicopter race.
06.05.2014 Princess Motor Yachts Sales to display V39
AeroExpo UK is pleased to welcome its continued working relationship with Princess Motor Yacht Sales who will be showcasing one of the best known sports yachts in production today, the exceptional Princess V39, during 30th May – 1st June 2014.
02.05.2014 Reflecting aviation developments for 105 years
The first ILA in 1909 at Frankfurt/Main lasted 100 days - the industry’s international meeting place in Berlin/Brandenburg since 1992
30.04.2014 Russian Helicopters changing the face of Russia’s helicopter industry
Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec, discussed a broad range of issues to do with restructuring and upgrading its production capacities and streamlining its management processes at a meeting of the company’s Collegium on 24 April. The Collegium – held at Kazan Helicopters, a Russian Helicopters company – also discussed the production efficiency of Russia’s helicopter-construction sector today and its future development.
30.04.2014 Russian Helicopters deliver Ka-32A11BC to Shanghai
Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Oboronprom, part of State Corporation Rostec, has delivered its civilian multirole Ka-32A11BC helicopter to the Shanghai Public Security Directorate in China. The helicopter is produced at Kumertau Aviation Production Enterprise and the contract for this helicopter was concluded in 2012.