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Exterior drone registration compulsory in US

The Federal Aviation Administration now requires small drones to display registration numbers on the exterior to address concerns raised by US security officials and...

Warning to US to prevent air accidents involving drones

The commercial drone industry could be torpedoed if there was a serious accident involving a drone and a commercial aircraft, the chairman of the...

Ramaphosa takes 10 Cabinet Ministers to AU Summit aboard Inkwazi

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President Cyril Ramaphosa does not appear to share the reluctance of his predecessor when it comes to using the official presidential aircraft – he...

SANParks aircraft crashes whilst pursuing poachers

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South African National Parks (SANParks) on Saturday confirmed that one of its fixed wing aircraft went down in the Kingfisherspruit section of the Kruger...

Embraer, SNC confirm Nigerian Super Tucano contract

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Brazil’s Embraer and partner firm Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) have confirmed the contract for 12 A-29 Super Tucano aircraft on order for the Nigerian...

Boeing makes ‘significant investment’ in supersonic jet developer Aerion

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Boeing Co said on Tuesday it had made a significant investment in supersonic business jet developer Aerion, as the world’s biggest planemaker looks to...

Germany’s DFS, Rheinmetall demonstrate system to prevent drone disruptions

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Germany’s state-owned DFS air traffic controller and arms maker Rheinmetall on Wednesday demonstrated an experimental system aimed at averting the costly travel chaos triggered...

Qatar preparing to receive Turkish UCAVs

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The Qatari military’s order for Turkish unmanned combat aerial vehicles (UCAVs) is moving forward as the drones have completed production. On February 2, 2019, Turkish...

Boeing goes bionic to roll out more Dreamliners

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Boeing Co is counting on a new kind of worker to help it reach a long-coveted target of rolling out 14 787 Dreamliners from...

SAAF celebrates Prestige Day

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The South African Air Force (SAAF) today celebrated Air Force Prestige Day, marking the 99th year of the establishment of the Air Force and...

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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,...