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China's Comac C919 Edges Toward First Flight

First airplane conducting taxi and brake testing, but major systems remain incomplete.

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Jun 23, 2011 - 1:43 AM
Rolls-Royce has revealed how it will increase the thrust of the baseline engine it is developing for the Airbus A350 by 13,000lbs 000 pounds to meet the t
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A public-private financing construct designed to assist airlines in equipping their fleets for next-generation air traffic operations is nearing realizati
Jun 22, 2011 - 11:00 PM
Boeing and Russia’s UTair announced an “agreement” yesterday calling for the purchase of 33 new 737-800s and seven 737-900ERs.
Jun 22, 2011 - 5:12 AM
A consortium along the lines of International Aero Engines (IAE) will be created for the Pratt & Whitney PW1000G geared turbofans (GTF) later this year
Jun 22, 2011 - 4:00 AM
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Jun 22, 2011 - 1:00 AM
Korean Air has signed a letter of intent for 30 <a href="news/single-news-page/article/paris-2011-bombardier-lands-new-c-series-order-30153/">Bombardier CS
Jun 21, 2011 - 10:30 PM
ATR revealed yesterday that Brazilian carrier Azul Lanhas Aéreas had signed up for another 10 ATR 72-600s, and that the European turboprop manufacturer, in
Jun 21, 2011 - 9:00 PM
Liebherr Aerospace of Germany and Avic of China are to form a joint venture company for the manufacture of landing gear for the <a href="http://www.ainonl
Jun 21, 2011 - 8:20 PM
Thermal processing specialist Bodycote has signed a 10-year renewal contract with Rolls-Royce to provide its services in the UK and potentially other parts
Jun 21, 2011 - 7:04 AM
It is only in the past few of years that GPS approaches, pioneered in Alaska in the 1990s, have started to become available.