Tag Archives: flight

Flight around the world with Mercedes-Benz 20-hp aircraft engine in August 1928: Authentically reconstructed L 20 light aircraft on display in the Mercedes-Benz Museum

In August 1928, Friedrich Karl von Koenig-Warthausen embarks on a great adventure: He intends to fly to Moscow with his Klemm-Daimler L 20 light aircraft in record time. Once there, he spontaneously decides to fly all the way around the whole … Read the full press release

UZH Space Hub holds its first research flight campaign at the military airfield in Dübendorf

Research goes airborne: The UZH Space Hub is holding its first research flight campaign from 11 to 13 June. An airbus performing parabolic flights will take off from the military airfield in Dübendorf. In addition, a blimp will be used … Read the full press release

Airbus Helicopters’ Helionix avionics system surpassed 100.000 flight hours milestone since launch

Airbus Helicopters’ digital avionics suite now operational on H135, H145 and H175, coming up on H160. Las Vegas, NV, USA, 05-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — , Airbus’ fleet of helicopters equipped with the Helionix avionics system have surpassed the symbolic milestone … Read the full press release

Thales Alenia Space at the heart of an in-flight demonstration of aviation safety aimed at detecting distress signals

Based on the MEOLUT Next system from Thales Alenia Space, used to detect distress signals DAKAR, Senegal, 26-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Thales Alenia Space is at the heart of an in-flight demonstration of aviation safety, carried out today within the scope … Read the full press release

Telekom Fashion Fusion & Lufthansa FlyingLab: Flight experience of tomorrow: Three prototypes will be presented and tested on board a Lufthansa Airbus A380

More individualized flight experience and increased passenger comfort Prototype test in Lufthansa FlyingLab Lufthansa and Deutsche Telekom extend collaboration with finalists BONN, 10-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The future of flying starts now: over a period of several months, the finalists of … Read the full press release

Altran to guide Solar Impulse’s trans-American flight this spring

17-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Solar Impulse has taken up yet another challenge in preparation of its 2015 round-the-world flight; to cross the United States, from coast to coast, this spring. For the Altran teams, as Engineering Partner of the Solar Impulse, … Read the full press release

Mexican low-cost carrier Volaris is the first Mexican airline with Sharklet-equipped A320

Blagnac, 12-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Mexican low-cost carrier Volaris celebrated the delivery of its first Sharklet-equipped Airbus A320 with a special flight from Mexico City to Cancun. Volaris is the first Mexico-based operator of the new fuel-saving wing tip devices. The flight … Read the full press release