Russia Closes Airspace For UK Aircraft After Ban Aeroflot

Russia Closes Airspace For UK Aircraft After Ban Aeroflot

MOSCOW, RUSSIA – Russia has closed its airspace to all aircraft registered in the UK. All British aircraft are no longer allowed to fly to or over Russia. This also applies to flights over Russia to destinations in Asia. The Russian Federal Air Transport Agency has announced this in responce to a British ban on Aeroflot flights to Great Britain. The British government imposed a … Continue reading Russia Closes Airspace For UK Aircraft After Ban Aeroflot

Pigeon Holds Onto Plane Engine During Takeoff

STUBBORN PIGEON HOLDS ONTO PLANE ENGINE DURING TAKEOFF

LONDON, ENGLAND – It must have been an odd and very unusual sight for passengers onboard a plane taking off from London, when they were looking outside the window and saw to their shock that a stubborn pigeon was refusing to give up its perch on the plane’s right engine during takeoff. The remarkable incident occurred on August 26, 2019 during a flight from London, … Continue reading STUBBORN PIGEON HOLDS ONTO PLANE ENGINE DURING TAKEOFF

War veteran Sandy Cortmann dies at the age of 97

MARKET GARDEN VETERAN SANDY CORTMANN DIES AT THE AGE OF 97

ABERDEEN, SCOTLAND – Market Garden veteran Alexander ‘Sandy’ Cortmann died on Saturday night at the age of 97 in his hometown Aberdeen in Scotland, 75jaarvrijheid reports. Last year, Sandy became nationally known in The Netherlands and the UK when he attended the 75th Commemoration of Operation Market Garden for the first time in 75 years. Until then, he was unknown as a war veteran. This … Continue reading MARKET GARDEN VETERAN SANDY CORTMANN DIES AT THE AGE OF 97

F-22 Demo Team opposite takeoffs at RIAT Airshow

VIDEO | F-22 DEMO TEAM OPPOSITE TAKEOFFS – SAME DAY, SAME RUNWAY

RAF FAIRFORD AB, ENGLAND – Due to the ongoing and dreadful corona pandemic, unfortunately many airshows are canceled worldwide this springtime. We are therefore sharing a lot of awesome and badass airshow moments from the past years, for our readers to enjoy during this difficult time – like this awesome video by flyhigh.news Chief Editor and YouTuber Jerry Taha of the U.S. Air Force F-22 … Continue reading VIDEO | F-22 DEMO TEAM OPPOSITE TAKEOFFS – SAME DAY, SAME RUNWAY

U.S. extends travel ban to UK and Ireland

U.S. EXTENDS TRAVEL BAN TO UK AND IRELAND

WASHINGTON DC – The U.S. government will extend its European Coronavirus travel ban to the UK and the Republic of Ireland, the BBC reports. The decision came on Saturday, the day that President Trump’s travel ban on 26 European Schengen countries came into force. As of today there are no flights from 26 European Schengen countries to the U.S. Next week the UK and the … Continue reading U.S. EXTENDS TRAVEL BAN TO UK AND IRELAND

Flybe declares bankruptcy and has entered administration

FLYBE DECLARES BANKRUPTCY

EXETER, ENGLAND – UK airline Flybe has entered administration early Thursday morning, only 1 month after the UK government announced a rescue deal, Business Insider reports. The airline said in a statement that all flights have been grounded and that the business has ceased trading with immediate effect. Flybe was Europe’s largest regional airline, with a fleet of 82 aircraft which served 102 airports. Flybe … Continue reading FLYBE DECLARES BANKRUPTCY

RAF first P-8 Poseidon has arrived in Scotland

FIRST RAF P-8A POSEIDON LANDS IN THE UK

KINLOSS BARRACKS, SCOTLAND – The Royal Air Force (RAF) have landed their first Boeing P-8A Poseidon in the UK. The maritime patrol aircraft arrived at Kinloss Barracks in Scotland on February 4, 2019. This is the first of 9 aircraft that will be based at RAF Lossiemouth, located in north-east Scotland, and one of the largest and busiest air bases in the Royal Air Force … Continue reading FIRST RAF P-8A POSEIDON LANDS IN THE UK

Wamos Boeing 747 conducts corona flight from China to UK

VIDEO – WAMOS AIR BOEING 747 CARRYING 110 PEOPLE EVACUATED FROM CHINA LANDS IN UK

BRIZE NORTON, ENGLAND – A Wamos Air Boeing 747 carrying 83 people from the UK and 27 people from other countries – trapped in Wuhan, China due to the Coronavirus outbreak – landed safely at RAF Brize Norton Air Base in England today, about 75 miles(121 km) north-west of London. After refuelling, the 747 flew to Madrid in Spain with the remaining 27 people on … Continue reading VIDEO – WAMOS AIR BOEING 747 CARRYING 110 PEOPLE EVACUATED FROM CHINA LANDS IN UK

Royal Navy F-35B completes first phase of test flights on HMS Queen Elizabeth

VIDEO – ROYAL NAVY F-35B LIGHTNINGS COMPLETE FIRST PHASE OF FLIGHT TESTS WITH HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH

PORTSMOUTH, ENGLAND – Royal Navy F-35B Lightnings have disembarked on completion of the first phase of operational tests onboard HMS Queen Elizabeth in the USA. This 5-week period has been a significant, and historic step towards their first operational deployment together in 2021. The test period included further flying with USMC F-35Bs. Watch how leading photographer Dan Shepherd captured the adrenaline-fuelled action onboard in this … Continue reading VIDEO – ROYAL NAVY F-35B LIGHTNINGS COMPLETE FIRST PHASE OF FLIGHT TESTS WITH HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH

Watch Live Stream of London Heathrow

VIDEO – WATCH LIVE STREAM OF LONDON HEATHROW

LONDON – Heathrow Airport (LHR) in London is one of the most busiest airports in the world and the Europe’s number 1 airport. Watch today’s Live Stream of this amazing airport in England. ☆☆☆ (Image: Heathrow Airport) FLYHIGH.NEWSAviation News, Videos and More! Continue reading VIDEO – WATCH LIVE STREAM OF LONDON HEATHROW