Aircraft in storage in Alice Springs

Proper maintenance procedures are in place to ensure that planes grounded for months or years due to worldwide travel restrictions are not an additional danger when they fly again.


UNSW Science has acquired a brand new $1 million twin-engined aircraft for training of its aviation students.

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Elias Aboutanios examines the technology required for Inmarsat to bring in-flight internet to air travellers.

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The term 'fifth-generation' is not so useful when trying to analyse how well suited the Joint Strike Fighter is to Australia’s strategic needs, writes Steven Jones. 

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Ultimately the truth will emerge about why Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 disappeared and hopefully the causes of the tragedy will provide important lessons to make flying even safer, writes Jason Middleton.