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July 31, 2015, 10:09 AM

Wing Section Suspected of Coming From MH370 Boeing 777

The trailing-edge wing flaperon was sent to an aeronautical laboratory in Toulouse, France, for further analysis.

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Jun 14, 2015 - 9:56 AM
A retainer ring issue that delayed the P&W engine’s progress towards flying on the neo has required a fix.
Bombardier CSeries
Jun 14, 2015 - 9:48 AM
CS300 now at 3,300 nm range, Bombardier hopes to attract more airlines.
Boeing 787-9
Jun 14, 2015 - 8:05 AM
World fleet to double in next 20 years, growth representing 60% of deliveries.
Russian Helicopters Mi-26s
Jun 13, 2015 - 11:30 AM
The constantly evolving Mi-8/17 family of helicopters accounted for more than half of all shipments in the past several years.
Honeywell’s Sky Connect Tracker III
Jun 13, 2015 - 11:10 AM
Range of suppliers say that 15-minute standard is doable as future GADSS system is developed.
MRJ factory
Jun 13, 2015 - 10:30 AM
First delivery is still scheduled for the second quarter of 2017.
Jun 13, 2015 - 3:55 AM
Company has now passed the point in development at which any particular aspect of design for its new E2 jets represents a so-called watch item.
XWB
Jun 12, 2015 - 10:05 AM
The XWB -84 has entered service so focus is shifting to -97 for the even bigger Airbus A350-1000.
Jun 12, 2015 - 9:30 AM
Esterline CMC Electronics is providing its CMA-9000 flight management system to make a cargo airline’s A300 fleet CNS/ATM-compliant.
Leap engine on test bed
Jun 12, 2015 - 8:50 AM
CFM International is busily flight-testing its Leap 1A, 1B and 1C turbofans.