- China is key market for business jets
SHANGHAI, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] Business Jets (BBJ) celebrated the completion of the first BBJ for China’s Nanshan Jet at a ceremony held today at the Asian Business… Continue reading
Today, Mexican low-cost carrier Volaris celebrated the delivery of its first Sharklet-equipped Airbus A320 with a special flight from Mexico City to Cancun. Volaris is the first Mexico-based operator of the new fuel-saving wing tip devices. The flight today showcased… Continue reading
JetBlue Airways Corp Chief Executive Dave Barger said on Tuesday that his airline will receive the first U.S.-assembled Airbus jet, which will roll off the assembly line in 2016.
Barger spoke at a groundbreaking for a $600 million factory of… Continue reading
Passengers on six different aircraft flying over five different continents will connect via Twitter to deliver the world’s first global in-flight ‘Tweetathon’ using Panasonic Avionics Corporation technology.
Using the hashtag #High5Live, the passengers will interact with each other – and… Continue reading
The 40th Flight Test Squadron completed another first in February when an A-10 Thunderbolt II fired a guided rocket that impacted only inches away from its intended target.
The 2.75 diameter, 35-pound, laser-guided rocket is known as the fixed-wing Advanced… Continue reading
Monday, the third United Kingdom Lockheed Martin [NYSE:LMT] F-35 Lightning II
sped down the runway at Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base
embarking on its first flight. The aircraft, known as ZM137, departed at 10:16
a.m. with Lockheed… Continue reading
On March 26, the F-35B Lightning II became the first F-35 variant to complete airborne weapons separations on three different munitions, the most of any model. Navy test pilot Lt. Cmdr. Michael Burks released an AIM-120 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile… Continue reading
Boeing Co said it plans a two-hour flight of a company-owned 787 airliner on Monday, to be followed by ground and flight certification tests of proposed changes to the 787′s lithium ion batteries in coming days.
Monday’s flight would… Continue reading
by Maj. Karen Roganov
33rd Fighter Wing Public Affairs
3/21/2013 – EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AFNS) — The first international student aviator at the 33rd Fighter Wing, training to be an F-35B Lightning II instructor pilot, completed his first… Continue reading
Fokker Services performed its first official standard part delivery for a NH90 helicopter. During a ceremony in the Fokker Services warehouse in Hoofddorp, the Netherlands, representatives from the Dutch Ministry of Defense took receipt of the first batch… Continue reading
The airplane will now undergo functional, systems and… Continue reading