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Kenyan family files lawsuit against Boeing over Ethiopian Airlines crash

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A Kenyan family has filed a lawsuit in Chicago against American aviation giant Boeing over a March 10 Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157...

Election puts SAAF Museum airshow on hold

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) Museum at Air Force Base Zwartkop will not hold its annual air show on May 4 with national...

U.S. FAA probes drone sighting over baseball game at Boston’s Fenway Park

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The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Friday it was investigating reports that a drone flew over Boston’s Fenway Park during a baseball game,...

Washington Warns Cairo on Su-35

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The U.S. has begun to warn the Egyptian government over a reported plan to purchase the Su-35 fighter jet. Roll Call reported on 9 April...

Mind the unmanned aerial rifle

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In recent years, many videos of recreational drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) fitted with weapons have abounded on YouTube. A recent video shows...

Uganda Airlines confirms order for two A330neo aircraft

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Uganda Airlines, the national carrier of Uganda, has firmed up its order for two A330-800 airliners, previously announced last year. Airbus on 3 April said...

Angola to receive two more Su-30Ks in May

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The Angolan Air Force will in May this year take delivery of another two Su-30K combat aircraft from Russia, having already received six out...

How excess speed, hasty commands and flawed software doomed an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX

Minutes after take-off, the pilots of an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX were in a bad situation. A key sensor was wrecked, possibly by a bird...

Mali receives donated Cessna ISR aircraft

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Mali’s Air Force has taken delivery of a Cessna 208 Caravan aircraft configured for intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR). It was donated by the...

Pilot-less air taxi takes off in Vienna demonstration flight

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As carmakers push ahead with self-driving vehicles, an Austrian aerospace company and its Chinese partner showed off their pilot-less “flying taxi” for the first...

Lessons learnt from latest Op Copper deployment

The most recent Operation Copper deployment in the Mozambique Channel, in addition to providing valuable "on-the-job" training for both sailors and airmen,...