Eight thousand hours, or one complete lifetime of durability testing is now complete on the F-35 conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) variant.
Durability testing of the CTOL airframe to 8,000 hours was completed ahead of schedule, proving the airframe is… Continue reading
Bombardier Aerospace announced today that the assembly of the test airframe for its all-new CSeries aircraft is well underway at the company’s Experimental Test Facility in St-Laurent, Québec. The test article will be used during the Complete Airframe Static Test… Continue reading
PZL Mielec announced today it has signed an agreement to produce airframe components for Eclipse Aerospace, Inc., contingent upon the launch of Eclipse 550 jet production. Major components include the fuselage, empennage and wings for the Eclipse 550 jet. PZL… Continue reading
SEATTLE, Jan. 20, 2011 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced that it completed full scale static testing of the P-8A Poseidonâ€™s airframe on Jan. 7. The series of tests, which began in May 2009, confirmed the airframe’s structural integrity.
â€œThe… Continue reading
CAC Commercial Aircraft Company (CCAC), one of the major aviation industry companies in China, today signed a contract with Airbus for the work package of A350 XWB spoilers and droop panels. With this new contract, Airbus has now completed the… Continue reading
EVERETT, Wash., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has begun fatigue testing on the structural airframe of the 787 Dreamliner at the Everett, Wash., site. Fatigue testing involves placing the 787 test airframe into a test rig that simulates… Continue reading
Boeing (NYSE: BA) on Sunday moved the 787 Dreamliner fatigue test airframe to its structural test rig. The test rig is located in the northwest corner of the Everett, Wash., site.
Test set up is expected to begin immediately, with… Continue reading
AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that Polish helicopter manufacturer PZL-Åšwidnik delivered the 1000th fuselage to AgustaWestland during an official ceremony held today in Åšwidnik, marking 13 years of successful co-operation between the two companies. The helicopter model… Continue reading