A CYCLOCOPTER drone has successfully flown. Rendering of cyclocopter drone (Picture source: Press service of the Advanced Research Foundation) Compared to a helicopter, the cyclocopter features better maneuverability, is considerably smaller in dimensions and has shielded rotors, which helps the vehicle operate close to buildings and other obstacles. The cyclocopter willRead More →

BA has announced it is retiring its sole A318 (32 seats), pulling the plug on BA1/BA2 all Business Class flights operated between London City and New York JFK. (With a refuelling stop and U.S. pre-clearance at Shannon, Ireland.) IAG said it was “exiting the A318 fleet” as a response toRead More →

This wonderful collection of photos of Tiger Moth ZU-EEG was taken by Rooivalk and TFSA Test Pilot, Petri van Zyl at Mossel Bay, using a Huawei Pro 20 cellphone. The Tiger belongs to South African Zirk Lombard, whose normal job is flying an Airbus A380 for Qatar Airways. The aircraftRead More →

The Historical Aircraft Restoration Society (HARS) has been involved in getting John Travolta’s former Qantas 707-138B back to Australia. The iconic aircraft will live out its days as a popular tourist attraction once at the HARS Aviation Museum, located just south of Sydney at Albion Park Airport. The current COVID-19Read More →