Heavily Oversubscribed University of Cape Town’s Distinguished Professor Philippe Salazar’s Master’s and PhD Aviation Law courses advertised in SA Flyer in August 2020 have been heavily oversubscribed. Prof Salazar writes, “We have received many applications from airline pilots to lawyers and the industry, and from quite a variety of countries.Read More →

The turmoil in South Africa has claimed a prominent aviation personality. Wayne Giles, a much-loved pilot and his wife were murdered at their aero-estate home. Karl Jensen writes: Wayne and his wife Janique were shot and killed in their home at Fly Inn Estate on 4 August 2020 shortly afterRead More →

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Boeing on 1 July completed the required re-certification flight tests on the 737 MAX, taking the plane a step closer to FAA approval to return to service. Dominic Gates of the Seattle Times reports that an extensive to-do list must be accomplished before theRead More →

A six-seater ‘electric plane’, said to be Europe’s largest emission-free aircraft, has completed its first UK test flight. Powered by hydrogen, the Piper Malibu flew several short journeys from Cranfield Airport in Bedfordshire, as part of a project funded by the UK government. Manufacturer ZeroAvia said it hoped to haveRead More →

The Council Aviation Recovery Task Force – (CART) is a set of guidelines for the restart of the Global aviation industry.  The International Air Transport Association (IATA), the Airports Council International- Africa (ACI Africa) and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Regional have called on governments in Africa to rapidlyRead More →