Daily Archives: June 7, 2010
June 7, 2010, Moscow – Sukhoi Superjet 100 SN95003 has successfully completed the test program aimed at evaluation of engine protection against water jets from the runway. The tests confirmed that APU and propulsion system sustain normal operation while running… Continue reading
A major win for NASAâ€™s plan to use commercial rockets for astronaut transport
Cape Canaveral, Florida â€“ June 7, 2010 â€“ SpaceX (Space Exploration Technologies Corp.) announced that the inaugural flight of the Falcon 9 launch vehicle successfully launched and… Continue reading
DUBAI – UAE-based budget airline Air Arabia said on Monday it signed an agreement to launch Jordan’s first low-cost carrier and announced its fourth regional hub, as the airline continues its expansion plans.
The Arab world’s largest listed airline signed… Continue reading
SEATTLE, June 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — The first Boeing (NYSE: BA) 747-8 Freighter painted in customer livery emerged today from the Boeing paint hangar in Everett, Wash. The airplane sports an updated livery for launch customer Cargolux. The Luxembourg-based cargo operator… Continue reading
RIDLEY PARK, Pa., June 7, 2010 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced today that it will secure a license from AgustaWestland for U.S. production of the AW101 medium-lift helicopter as an entry into the U.S. Navy VXX Presidential Helicopter Program. This… Continue reading
FORT WORTH, Texas, June 7th, 2010 — The most advanced aircraft in the history of the United States Navy made its inaugural flight yesterday, assuring a future of long-range, first-day-of-the-war stealth striking capability from the Navy’s big-deck carriers. The first… Continue reading
The A400M military airlifter and three A380 jetliners will highlight Airbusâ€™ presence at the 2010 Berlin Air Show
The 2010 Berlin Air Show will spotlight several milestones in aviation history, and Airbusâ€™ high-level presence at the biennial gathering includes a first public appearance of Airbus Militaryâ€™s A400M military airlifter, along with the participation of three A380 jetliners.
This… Continue reading
The 30th A380 to be delivered was handed over today to Emirates Airline, one of the launch customers of the Airbus double-decker aircraft. This is the tenth A380 Emirates has received out of its total firm order for 58 aircraft.… Continue reading