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Lockheed Flatbed: Flying Cargo In The Open?

Lockheed Flatbed: Flying Cargo In The Open?

Aviation has given us some intriguing “what if” concepts over the years, but the Lockheed Flatbed is hard to beat. And it’s not as old as you might think! There are some quirky ideas from the early days of aviation that we look back on today, and smile. It’s easy to...
GECAS-IAI 777-300ERSF ‘Big Twin’ Modification Starts!

GECAS-IAI 777-300ERSF ‘Big Twin’ Modification Starts!

The GECAS-IAI partnership to create the 777-300ER freighter conversion has reached the modification stage. The project has important implications about the freighter AND passenger widebody fleets, worldwide. The planning phase of the programme to create the...
Beta eVTOL – UPS To Use Them, Replacing Other Aircraft!

Beta eVTOL – UPS To Use Them, Replacing Other Aircraft!

UPS Flight Forward will fly time-critical freight with electric Vertical TakeOff and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft, from Beta Technologies. The company will use this design to expand its electric/sustainable vehicle fleet, AND add some versatility to its operations! eVTOL...
Icelandair Converts Two Of Its 767s to Freighters

Icelandair Converts Two Of Its 767s to Freighters

Icelandair agreed to sell two of its widebody 767s for conversion to freighters, and then lease them back, ramping up their cargo operations. The aircraft that Icelandair is turning to freighters are two 767-300ERs. The airline still has two more of these jets. The...
Airbus – A350F Cargo Jet On The Cards?

Airbus – A350F Cargo Jet On The Cards?

Reports suggest that Airbus is seriously considering the possibility of an A350F version of its newest widebody design. And now might be a good time for something like it! The reports come from the airlines, who suggest that Airbus is consulting them about an A350F....