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August 4, 2015, 1:00 PM

Mitsubishi Inaugurates Seattle Engineering Center

Facility to administer certification flight-test program for new regional jet

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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.
Jun 12, 2015 - 8:35 AM
Having acquired Cruezet and Manoir, the French company is able to offer a broad range of products and services to OEMs.
Bombardier CSeries CS300 in flight
Jun 12, 2015 - 7:23 AM
The CSeries program is accelerating away from delays as new boss Fred Cromer seems to improve its image.
Airbus A320neo
Jun 12, 2015 - 6:35 AM
The Beluga XL, an A330 derivative, is to enter into service in 2019.
synthetic vision display
Jun 12, 2015 - 5:15 AM
The company brought its combined vision, MultiScan ThreatTrack weather radar and Pro Line Fusion for helicopters.
Jun 12, 2015 - 5:00 AM
Contributing to reaching the A320neo production goal of 50 per month will be the new A320 final assembly line (FAL) in Mobile, Alabama.
11-abreast A380 seating
Jun 11, 2015 - 1:40 PM
New A380 cabin options aim to boost revenue and reduce unit costs.
A320neo in flight
Jun 11, 2015 - 1:10 PM
P&W improves processes and gets smart on manufacturing engines, getting the best out of suppliers.