SOLDOTNA, ALASKA – In a mid-air collision between 2 small planes in Alaska, 7 people were killed on Friday, including 4 people in their 20s and a member of the Alaskan parliament. The two planes – a De Havilland DHC-2 Beaver and a Piper PA-12 Super Cruiser – crashed near Soldotna on the Kenai Peninsula
GUABIRUBA, BRAZIL – A Kolb Flyer aircraft crashed in a residential area of the Brazilian city of Guabiruba on Saturday. The pilot tried to make an emergency landing, but in the attempt the small aircraft hit electrical cables, which caused the aircraft to crash upside down on the street. The 2 people onboard the aircraft
TAIPEI, TAIWAN – The Government of Taiwan has approved a name change for its national carrier China Airlines. The airline’s name is causing much confusion as the airline of Taiwan (officially the Republic of China), not of China (officially the People’s Republic of China). The request for the Taiwanese national carrier to change its name
HAMBURG, GERMANY – The first Airbus A350 government aircraft arrived in Hamburg on May 7, 2020 at the VIP & Special Mission Aircraft Services Product Division of Lufthansa Technic AG. The German government will receive its brand new A350 at the end of July. A total of 3 VIP-aircraft were ordered by the German government.
ZHUKOVSKY, RUSSIA – Due to the ongoing and dreadful corona pandemic, unfortunately many airshows are canceled worldwide this Spring and Summer. We are therefore sharing a lot of awesome and badass airshow moments every weekend in the coming months from the past airshow seasons – especially for our readers to enjoy during these difficult times