Produced by French TV, this news report from Kinshasa explains the current state of the airline industry in the Congo. The Congo based airlines operate with patched up Russian built An-24s and IL-18s, or old 727s purchased out of the Mojave desert. The country lacks basic airline safety regulations: this news report shows people living under old aircraft hulks, people wandering around the aircraft operations area, and aircraft parts being sold without documentation and proper storage. It really is amazing to see how backwards the avaition scene in the Congo is today. The news report also features interviews Stavros Paparoannog, Director of Kinshasa based Hewa Bora Airways.
Produced by AirlineTV.net, this reports explains the details involving and leading up to the recently announced close down of Harmony Airways scheduled flight operations. At this time, we do not know if the company will resume limited flying (perhaps as a charter operation). This report contains some interesting footage.
Today there was a airshow at a local airstrip near Reykjavik. It was showing old cars and old planes. And the weather was perfect,winds calm,and temperature at around 18 on the celcius. Planes flew over and dropped candy for the kids . The oldest plane there was built in Iceland , a biblane, in 1936.
Airspray Ltd Douglas A-26C Invader C-GHLX (44-35948) airtanker-32 fires up both her R2800-Double Wasp radial engines at Red Deer Industrial Airport (Alberta - Canada) and taxies out for a training flight. (June 1998)
This film highlights the aircraft, people, uniforms and adverts from Aloha Airlines during its 60 year history between 1946 and 2006. There is some very nice air-to-air footage of Aloha's 737s and the Viscount and other older types.