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
Build-up of the third A350 XWB is now underway at Airbus’ Toulouse, France final assembly line as preparations continue for the next-generation jetliner’s upcoming flight and certification campaign.
Designated MSN3, this aircraft will be deployed for a variety of… Continue reading
‘The Fly Smart Airline”, wholly owned by the Wadia Group, has taken delivery of its first Sharklet equipped A320 aircraft financed by ACG (Aviation Capital Group) under a sale and leaseback arrangement which will… Continue reading
Significant milestone reached and A320neo programme on track
Airbus’ A320neo programme has moved a step closer to the real aircraft with the assembly of the first engine-to-test – the Pratt & Whitney (P&W) PurePower PW1100G-JM engine. This engine is due… Continue reading
All main systems now up and running on the ground test aircraft
Bombardier Aerospace announced today that the company is now conducting virtual flights with “Aircraft 0”* – the on-the-ground Integrated Systems Test and Certification Rig (ISTCR) for the CSeries… Continue reading
Bombardier, the world’s leading business aircraft manufacturer, will showcase its Vision Flight Deck cockpit at the ninth Latin American Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (LABACE) at Congonhas airport in São Paulo, Brazil from August 15-17, 2012. Joining the debuting Global… Continue reading
Malaysia Airlines (MAS) has taken delivery of its first A380, becoming the eighth operator of the world’s largest and most eco-efficient airliner. The aircraft was handed over to… Continue reading
The Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1200G engine successfully completed its first flight on April 30, launching the engine family’s flight test program. The PW1217G engine for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) aircraft flew on a specially designed stub wing aboard… Continue reading
Today was the delivery of the first NH90 NFH helicopter to the Norwegian Armed Forces. The delivery ceremony took place 30th November at AgustaWestland’s Vergiate facility in the presence of Brigadier General/Commander Frode R Fl?lo, NDLO Air Systems Division. The NH90… Continue reading
After a successful flight of five hours, the aircraft returned to Toulouse… Continue reading