Boeing has rolled out of the factory the first 787 Dreamliner to be built at the increased production rate of seven airplanes per month. The airplane, which rolled out earlier this week, is the 114th 787 to be built overall… Continue reading
WICHITA, Kan., April 30, 2013 — Cessna’s new Citation Sovereign recently made its first production flight. Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced the program last year. The flight of the new Sovereign lasted a little more than… Continue reading
Boeing announced that it will adjust the production rate for the 747-8 program from two airplanes to 1.75 airplanes per month because of lower market demand for large passenger and freighter airplanes.
Boeing will continue to monitor market conditions and… Continue reading
Culminating a nine-year doubling of production capacity, Airbus’ A330 output rate has now reached 10 aircraft monthly – responding to this twin-engine jetliner’s continued popularity with airlines, cargo carriers, military services and VIP operators.
The A330 is… Continue reading
- Eurofighter test aircraft equipped with the latest flight test facilities for developing new future capabilities
- Assembling of cockpit, wings and vertical tail unit with the fuselage completed
The Eurofighter IPA 8 (Instrumented Production Aircraft 8) test aircraft has achieved… Continue reading
The airplane will now undergo functional, systems and… Continue reading
ORLANDO, Fla., March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] said today that strong demand for its commercial airplanes and a healthy backlog are behind the company’s decision to keep increasing… Continue reading
The first production Airbus Military A400M new generation airlifter has made its maiden flight, marking a key milestone towards its delivery to the French Air Force. The aircraft, known as MSN7, took off from Seville, Spain, at 11:48 local time… Continue reading
Marking a key development for U.S. Marine Corps aviation, Bell Helicopter the manufacturer of the service’s H-1 Helicopter, delivered the 100th UH-1Y model to the U.S. government Jan. 16.
The aircraft was the 100th of 349 H-1… Continue reading
Initial Operational Test and Evaluation reports E-2D Advanced Hawkeye ready for full-rate production
Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 1 declared the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye “suitable and effective” in an Initial Operational Test and Evaluation (IOT&E) report, aiding the Defense Acquisition Board in approving the aircraft for full-rate production in January.
“This… Continue reading
Assembly of the 100th Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35 Lightning II is well underway at the F-35 production facility here.
F-35 technicians are in the final phase of building the wings that will be installed on the 100th… Continue reading