Tag: Cargo Plane

VIDEO – RAF AIRBUS A400M CARGO AIRCRAFT CONDUCTS SPECTACULAR BEACH LANDING

RAF A400M Cargo Aircraft Conducts Spectacular Beach Landing

PEMBREY SANDS, WALES – A Royal Air Force (RAF) Airbus A400M Atlas Cargo aircraft from RAF Brize Norton paid a rare visit to Pembrey Sands earlier this month to conduct natural surfaces operations. The weather was being wet prior to the aircraft’s arrival at the beach, resulting in the pilot to first conduct some low

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QATAR AIRWAYS CAPTAIN DIES OF COMPLICATIONS OF COVID-19

Qatar Airways Captain dies of COVID-19

DOHA, QATAR – Qatar Airways Captain Wilhelm Harder from Menno, Paraguay, died last weekend in Qatar at the age of 56, due to complications of the coronavirus. In an internal memo sent to Qatar Airways staff, the pilot’s death was confirmed, but the cause of death was reported by the airline as a ‘recent illness.’

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AIRBUS IS CLOSE TO LAUNCHING A350 FREIGHTER PROGRAM

Airbus is developing an A350 freighter variant

TOULOUSE, FRANCE – Airbus is developing a freighter version of the A350 passenger aircraft, sources said to Cargo Facts. The aircraft manufacturer is offering the A350 freighter aircraft to cargo operators. Once a charter order is secured, the new production freighter program will be launched. The market for new freighter aircraft is currently dominated by

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55 YEARS AFTER THE WORLD’S LARGEST TURBOPROP AN-22 MADE ITS FIRST FLIGHT

55 years after the Antonov AN-22's first flight

KYIV, UKRAINE – Today, 55 years ago – on February 27, 1965 – the Antonov AN-22 Antei performed its maiden flight. The aircraft was welcomed with a water salute at Kyiv-Antonov Airport to celebrate its 55th anniversary. The AN-22 was the first widebody transport aircraft in the world and the biggest transport aircraft at that

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LOVE IS IN THE AIR

Emirates SkyCargo Rosie

Do you ever wonder where all the roses are coming from, which you buy for a loved one on Valentine’s Day? The answer is Colombia, Ecuador, Kenya, Ethiopia, India or The Netherlands. One thing is clear – the transport of flowers is big business all year round, but the demand for red roses is very

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