Tag : sunset

06 Apr 2017


Mainhattan is the central business district of Frankfurt, Germany. The word is a portmanteau of Main, the river on which Frankfurt lies, and Manhattan, a reference to the inner city area’s visually impressive high rises and skyscrapers.

31 Mar 2017

NLR tests Airbus on waterlogged runway

Netherland Aerospace Centre (abbreviated NLR) last week supervised a number of brake tests on an Airbus A400 aircraft at Twente Airport. The tests, carried out at the request of Airbus, were performed in a water trough created by NLR on the runway. The quantity of water in the trough corresponded with the quantity that may occur on a runway during heavy rainfalls and that may potentially cause aquaplaning. Equipment on board the aircraft recorded the behaviour of the brakes. The […]