A historic moment. A transport plane landed in Antarctica for the first time

It was 1928 when the plane first landed in Antarctica. Specifically, the Lockheed Vega 1 single-engine self-supporting high-altitude aircraft. A large airliner – the Airbus A340 – landed in Antarctica for several hours. The flight took place under the thumb of Hi Fly. “The machine took off as a Hi Fly 801 flight from Cape … Read more

First in History, Large Plane Lands Smoothly on Antarctic Ice Sheet : Okezone Travel

A big plane type Airbus The A340 lands smoothly on the super cold runway at Antartika for the first time, after traveling 2,800 miles in just over five hours from Cape Town, south Africa, on Tuesday 22 November 2021. Aircraft the cargo was destined for Wolf’s Fang, a new project of the Antarctic tourism company … Read more

Childbirth on board the plane. The girl was named after the flight attendants

The incident occurred on November 20 during a flight from Doha to Manila in the Philippines. One of the travelers began to experience severe labor pains, it was so strong that the crew could not even plan the landing. The decision was made to deliver the childbirth on board the plane. The girl was born … Read more

The “Star Wars” style electric plane whizzes through a forest

Swedish company Jetson Aero showed in a new video the amazing flight and maneuverability capabilities of its Jetson One electric airplane, reminiscent of Luke Skywalker’s hovercraft. The aircraft can climb up to 1,500 meters in altitude and weighs just 40 kilograms. Classified in the US as an ultralight aircraft, it does not require a pilot’s … Read more

The Rolls-Royce electric plane broke the speed record

The test flights took place in mid-November in Amesbury, Wiltshire, England. According to the engineers, in addition to the absolute speed achieved, the aircraft also improved speed records for a distance of three and 15 kilometers and also broke the record time for climbing to a height of three kilometers by 60 seconds. “This is … Read more

Will the ecological transition have an impact on the price of plane tickets?

Will air transport once again become the preserve of the privileged? If it is possible to get a plane ticket for a handful of euros, the ecological transition could upset the counters. Released last summer, the last IPCC report recalls that climate change is far from being a distant affair. According to the different scenarios … Read more

In a few years you will be able to fly to work in a personal electric plane

Israel’s startup AIR develops a revolutionary aerial vehicle that can take off and land vertically. And you are already receiving orders. By Brian Blum The morning news reports on terrible traffic in the city. The Waze has no workaround and they need you in the office at 9 o’clock for an important meeting with a … Read more

Clean energy: Rolls-Royce says its electric plane is world’s fastest

20 November 2021 picture released, Rolls-Royce Rolls-Royce has said it believes its “Spirit of Innovation” aircraft may be the world’s fastest all-electric aircraft. The company, which is based in Derby, England, said the plane reached a top speed of 387.4 mph (623 km/h) during a trial run at an aircraft test site. The plane is … Read more

Rolls-Royce claims to have developed world’s fastest electric plane

(CNN) — British aircraft engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce says it has developed “the world’s fastest fully electric aircraft,” according to a company statement. The aircraft, dubbed the “Spirit of Innovation”, reached a top speed of 623 km / h in flight, which Rolls-Royce said it believed makes it “the fastest fully electric vehicle in the world.” … Read more

Where is the missing MH370 plane?

Until now, it is not known what happened on board and why the plane suddenly disappeared. The wreckage MH370 was also not found. Now there may have been a breakthrough in this case. Subsequent studies gave very unexpected results. The jet flew from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing in 2014, when it disappeared with 239 passengers … Read more