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After 10 years of flights Emirates A380 continues to boggle imagination of the travelers. Part 1

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Aug 2018

After 10 years of flights Emirates A380 continues to boggle imagination of the travelers. Part 1

Emirates Airline Company celebrates 10 years after launching A380 airplane. From the first flight from Dubai to New York on August 1st 2008 Emirates A380 has transported more than 105 million passengers making 115000 flights and overcoming distance of 1.5 billions kilometers equal to 39000 round-the-world trips. Emirates is the biggest operator of A380 airplane in the world that makes routes on 104 two-decked airplanes….

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Not a train and not an airplane. Everything you need to know about Hyperloop

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Aug 2018

Not a train and not an airplane. Everything you need to know about Hyperloop

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies has signed agreement for building first high-speed system in China. General Director of the company Dirk Alborn has informed about work progress in different regions and that the main difficulty is not technology. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (Hyperloop TT) has signed agreement with Guizhou province economy on the North-West of the China. This information contains press-release of the Company. Idea of the high-speed…

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For the first time in history electric airplane took first flight in Finland

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Aug 2018

For the first time in history electric airplane took first flight in Finland

First airplane with electric engine took off in Finland on July 31st from the Capital Airport Helsinki-Malmi. Alpha Electro model constructed by Slovenian Company Pipistrel was delivered to Suomi back in June. Till July 31st the work on preparing the airplane for first flight has been made. Two-seater Alpha Electro was launched in 2015, the cost of the airplane has made 69 thousands euro. This…

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Airplane Y-12 started flights to remote regions of the North-East of the China

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Jul 2018

Airplane Y-12 started flights to remote regions of the North-East of the China

Moergen airport of Nenjiang area Heihe district on July 27th began to hold flights between Nenjiang cities and the capital of the Harbin province and also between cities Mohe and Heihe. Universal airplane Y-12 constructed in China began to make domestic passenger flights on short distances in the Heilongjiang province on the North-East of China. Moergen airport became the first on the North-East of the…

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British man happened to be the only passenger in the airplane for 168 seats

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Jul 2018

British man happened to be the only passenger in the airplane for 168 seats

British man has booked airplane ticket from Corfu to Birmingham and happened to be the only passenger on the board informs The Sun. 28 years old Birmingham resident Saadom Gilani has visited wedding of his friend on the Greek island Corfu. When he was getting back home to Birmingham he was told in the airport that he will be the only passenger on the flight…

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Experts have named the safest airplanes

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Jul 2018

Experts have named the safest airplanes

According to some data 70% of travelers feel very nervous before flight and that is why the question about safest airplane is always important. Passengers need to know where pressure falls more often in the airplane (like it happened on one of Ryanair airplanes recently) or something else abnormal takes place. Generally experts are sure that all modern airplanes are safe enough to take passengers…

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Airplane has made emergency landing because of a dog that opened baggage section

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Jul 2018

Airplane has made emergency landing because of a dog that opened baggage section

Luckily neither the dog nor passengers have suffered – the crew of the airplane that flew to Moscow has successfully coped with the emergency situation in the sky. The crew of passenger airplane Boeing 737 that made flight from Saint Petersburg to Moscow had to make emergency landing because dog has opened baggage section of the airplane on the altitude of 4 thousands meters. During…

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Airbus Company has shown flight of the new cargo airplane Beluga XL

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Jul 2018

Airbus Company has shown flight of the new cargo airplane Beluga XL

Cargo airplane Beluga XL is planned to be used for transportation of oversize load. New heavy aircraft Airbus Beluga XL has made first flight. Trial flight was made from the territory of Toulouse airport Blagnac on July 19th. Introduction into service of the new airplane is planned for 2019 for making flights in the framework of logistic chain of the manufacturer and to 2025 planes…

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Future of aviation

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Jul 2018

Future of aviation

On the last Airbus models were installed engines that reduce fuel consumption significantly (30%). Also these models are the most silent. Elaborations in these areas are made by all huge manufacturers during many years. However, for the last decade more and more attention is paid to ecology, kerosene-based aviation fuel is being replaced with bio fuel. According to the estimates of International Civil Aviation Association…

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Boeing has taken interest in the concept of the flying train

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Jul 2018

Boeing has taken interest in the concept of the flying train

French Company Akka Technologies presented the concept of the airplane that retracts the wings during landing and continues traffic as train. This idea bears the name “Link & Fly”. As to dimensions the airplane is compared with Airbus A320. On the board of this flying train may accommodate 160 passengers. Flying train is 33.8 meters long, has height of 8.2 meters and wing span of…

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