Russian airframer Aviastar has completed assembly of the first major fuselage section for the Irkut MS-21 medium-range twinjet. The aft fuselage segment has been built for the static-test programme and will be sent to Latvian capital Riga to undergo pressurisation… Continue reading
Airbus has delivered the front fuselage for the first flyable A350 XWB (MSN1) to the Final Assembly Line (FAL) in Toulouse (France). The impressive 21 metre long section is already equipped with its systems and was flown in from Airbus’… Continue reading
The delivery of the 400th fuselage centre section for a Eurofighter further confirms Premium AEROTEC’s strong position in military aircraft construction. The fuselage centre section manufactured by Premium AEROTEC is the structural ‘core’ of Eurofighter Typhoon, the European multi-role combat… Continue reading
Airbus pre Final Assembly Line (FAL) activities have started although with some delay due to the late availability of some key composite and detailed parts. The start of the FAL is now scheduled for the first quarter of 2012. Entry… Continue reading
The first A350 XWB nose section was transported to Airbus in St Nazaire by Beluga from Airbus partner, Aeroliaâ€™s site in MÃ©aulte. The A350 XWB nose section comprises three main sub-assemblies: the cockpit plus upper and lower forward fuselage parts,… Continue reading
The 500th tail section for the Gulfstream GV/G550 program was handed over on September 20th to representatives of Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation. This delivery is regarded by both companies as a milestone.
The 15-year relationship between Fokker Aerostructures and Gulfstream… Continue reading