Dedicated to aviation in Australia
After Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, B777-2H6 (9M-MRD) was shot down over civil war plagued Ukraine, the Royal Australian Air Force based one of its C-17s at Eindhoven Air Base in the Netherlands, to help with the recovery efforts. The scheduled passenger flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was shot down on 17 July 2014 with 298 souls on board, of which 195 were Dutch.
In this report we will follow AviaMagazine's correspondent Koen Hartkamp on his trip to Australia. He will visit several airfields, both civil and military.
Virgin Atlantic was developed as an offshoot of the Virgin Group founded by Richard Branson, at that time better known as the flamboyant leader of Virgin Records. Virgin Atlantic started cheap flights between London and New York in June 1984. AviaMagazine.com looks at one of the first low budget airlines, and all it’s current and former offshoots.