It is an interesting twist on the theory of six degrees of separation that every time you get on a Qantas or Jetstar 787 (and a majority of 787s with airlines worldwide for that matter) you have, in part, to thank Kathy MacKenzie and her team for getting you to your destination safely and efficiently.
Future of Aviation
Dawn of the silent, clean, ion machine. Who knew that we’d be looking for the same qualities in both aircraft and roommates?
The first high performance military aircraft to be designed and developed in Australia in more than six decades was the subject of an official announcement by Defence Minister Christopher Pyne.
A key milestone was achieved at the Boeing Everett factory in Washington in November when engineers completed assembly of the major fuselage sections of the first flight-test B777X, the manufacturer’s latest long-haul, twin-aisle jet.
This story by Marena Janse van Rensburg charts the building of a BushCat light sport aircraft in seven days by 25 students in late September 2019.
Boeing will partner Australia’s Trusted Autonomous Systems Defence Cooperative Research Centre (DCRC) to develop advanced artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to create smarter unmanned systems.
Airbus has introduced 20 robots into its highly automated fuselage structure assembly line in Hamburg to speed up production of its A321LR.
This story by Chris Frame looks some of the people behind the important work undertaken by aeromedical helicopter operator RACQ Lifeflight Rescue.
Airbus is trialling new connected technologies to make airline operations more resilient, life easier for cabin crew and improve the passenger experience.
SITA says passengers increasingly want seamless travel and more control over their travel experience, with digital technology able to deliver both.
This story by John Walton in the July 2019 edition of Australian Aviation looks at the key players racing to own the internet in the sky.
Garry Shilson-Josling reviews Kenneth B. Senar’s book about his service in the Royal Air Force, I’ll Call You Pod, published by New Holland Publishers.
Garry Shilson-Josling reviews Dean Zaoks’s book Laughing with the Wind – Practical Advice and Personal Stories from a
General Aviation Pilot.
This story from Australian Aviation’s archives is from 2015, when Tom Ballantyne wrote about being on Qantas’s record making London-Sydney flight in 1989.
While the operational arm of the RAAF will be working hard to get the F-35 up-to-speed as quickly and efficiently as possible, Lockheed Martin, the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Program Office (JPO) and the partner nations are studying where next to take the F-35’s capability.
This feature story about the Airbus A220 written by John Walton first appeared in the June 2019 edition of Australian Aviation.
The idea of flying in the cargo deck might conjure the colloquial image of cattle class but if French aeronautical…
This story about Airbus’ approach to innovation in its commercial aircraft program first appeared in the July 2019 edition of Australian Aviation.
Norwegian regional airline Widerøe and British industrial tech giant Rolls-Royce are teaming up to research zero-emissions aviation as part of…
This story from the July edition of Australian Aviation by John Walton looks at the 50-year history of Airbus, starting with the development of the A300.