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INCIDENT: Cargolux 747 Tears Off Asphalt In Prestwick!

INCIDENT: Cargolux 747 Tears Off Asphalt In Prestwick!

A Cargolux 747 ripped off large chunks of asphalt during its take off roll in Prestwick, Scotland. There were no injuries on the ground or the aircraft. The incident happened on the 7th of July. The Cargolux crew were flying a 747-8, from Glasgow Prestwick airport...
Orkney and its Airports: A Brief Tour

Orkney and its Airports: A Brief Tour

The islands of Orkney, off the northernmost tip of Scotland, have long been one of my favourite places. My “spiritual home”, if you like. Although it’s been several years since I last had chance to visit, I spend a lot of time there through the magic...
NHS Scotland – Drones Carry Tests & Covid-19 Samples!

NHS Scotland – Drones Carry Tests & Covid-19 Samples!

A regular NHS service where drones carry Covid-19 samples and test kits has began in Scotland. The service operates in rural parts of Argyll and Bute. This is a first. We have seen test runs where drones make deliveries before. But now Scotland has a scheduled and...
Low-Carbon Aviation Testing In Orkney, Scotland?

Low-Carbon Aviation Testing In Orkney, Scotland?

An initiative to fund sustainable aviation testing, sees the creation of a low-carbon aviation testing centre in Scotland’s Orkney Islands. The name of the project is ‘Sustainable Aviation Test Environment (SATE)’. The test centre will be in Kirkwall Airport (EGPA)....
Skipping Quarantine – Testing And More Testing

Skipping Quarantine – Testing And More Testing

For months now, airlines have been trying to get national authorities to accept testing schemes, as an alternative to lengthy quarantines. It is not an easy process, but some progress is taking place. These rules are a constantly moving target. Fortunately, as...