AN Airbus A340-500 carrying 275 people vanished from sight and was invisible on airport radar screens immediately after a botched take-off at Melbourne airport, in which it came within seconds of disaster.
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Syria’s first private international carrier Cham Wings Airlines said it is considering expanding its fleet by adding a passenger aircraft and a private jet, the official Syrian Arab News Agency SANA reported on Tuesday.
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EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 15, 2009 â€“ Pratt & Whitneyâ€™s F135 engine powering the F-35 Lightning II aircraft continues to realize production cost reduction benefits, and Pratt & Whitney has offered to provide the F-35 Joint Program Office with a… Continue reading
Hawker Beechcraft, Lockheed Martin Team to Compete for U.S. Air Force Light Attack and Armed Reconnaissance Aircraft
WICHITA, KAN. / OWEGO, NY , September 15th, 2009 — Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) and Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] have teamed to compete for the opportunity to provide a low-cost, low-risk solution to address U.S. Air Force (USAF) needs for… Continue reading
DOVER AFB, Del., September 15th, 2009 — A joint U.S. Air Force and Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] flight crew flying a C-5M Super Galaxy strategic transport claimed 41 world aeronautical records in one flight on September 13.
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Today marked a major achievement for the CSeries aircraft program as Bombardier Aerospace celebrated the groundbreaking of the first CSeries aircraft building in QuÃ©bec, Canada. Located at Mirabel, 45 minutes north of MontrÃ©al, the Complete Integrated Aircraft Systems Test Area… Continue reading
SÃƒO PAULO, Sept. 15, 2009Â – The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] today kicked off a two-day conference with 140 potential partner and supplier companies in SÃ£o Paulo, reaffirming its commitment to fulfill all of Brazil’s requirements with its Super Hornet… Continue reading
Oman Air has taken delivery of its first A330-200, becoming the newest operator of the aircraft, enabling the carrier to introduce long haul flights for the first time. The aircraft was acquired under a lease agreement with Dublin-based AWAS.
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Boeing CoÂ said on Monday its C-17 transport plane program is at a critical juncture and the next months will determine the fate of the company’s production line beyond July 2011.
Barring further orders from the U.S. Air Force, the… Continue reading