The drama unfolded at Aberdeen Airport after the landing gear collapsed on an Airbus helicopter whose parts had been changed around a month earlier.
Investigators have said engineers’ “lack of experience and fatigue” contributed to the collapse of a North Sea helicopter’s landing gear.
A harpoon designed to spear through space junk and capture it has been tested in space for the first time.
Union officials have backed Airbus’ efforts to make its global fleet safe in the wake of a fatal Super Puma helicopter crash in Norway.
Airbus says Norway helicopter crash not preventable, despite similarities with fatal north-east accident
Helicopter maker Airbus said today it could not have prevented a fatal Super Puma crash in Norway two years ago despite similarities with an accident which killed 16 people near Peterhead in 2009.
RemoveDEBRIS – a spacecraft designed to demonstrate the technologies to remove space junk – has been launched from the International Space Station (ISS).
Vahana, the autonomous passenger drone project from Airbus, has released footage from its first test flight that took place in the US last month.
Helicopter manufacturer Airbus is “actively considering” the possibility of putting CEO Guillaume Faury in a offshore H225 work flight situation in response to an online petition.
More than 500 people have joined a call for the chief executive of a helicopter firm to take a flight in a controversial H225 chopper, in the same conditions as the offshore workforce.
Airbus has completed its first full-scale testing for the propulsion system of what looks like a multi-passenger flying taxi.
Airbus has told helicopter operators to carry out rigorous checks on aircraft gearboxes following last year’s fatal crash in Norway.
A VISION of what offshore travel could be like was unveiled today as Airbus announced plans for a successor to the Super Puma helicopter.