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Airbus Outlines A350-1000 Flight Test Plans

Three prototypes to fly 1,600 test hours

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Apr 5, 2011 - 11:43 AM
Southwest Airlines returned to its regular schedule today after finishing <link news/single-news-page/article/hole-in-southwest-jet-to-prompt-boeing-servic
Apr 5, 2011 - 6:02 AM
The FAA is abdicating its safety responsibility.
Apr 5, 2011 - 5:58 AM
Assembly work on the Mitsubishi Regional Jet officially began today with a ceremonial rivet-driving celebration at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ Tobishima p
Apr 4, 2011 - 1:30 PM
The FAA plans to issue an emergency airworthiness directive (AD) tomorrow that will require operators of specific early Boeing 737 models to conduct initia
Apr 4, 2011 - 11:27 AM
Evidence of the warm reception that Airbus A320 customers are giving the Pratt & Whitney’s Geared TurboFan engine mounted still further today, as Lufthansa
Apr 4, 2011 - 10:29 AM
Boeing plans to issue a Service Bulletin to describe inspection techniques for Boeing 737s similar to the Southwest Airlines 737-300 whose fuselage skin ru
Apr 2, 2011 - 11:00 AM
Southwest Airlines has grounded 79 (not 81 as was previously reported) of its Boeing 737s as it began working with Boeing and the NTSB to determine the cau
Mar 31, 2011 - 1:40 PM
The FAA and the European Union signed an agreement to work together on NextGen research.
Mar 31, 2011 - 1:17 PM
Pilots who use Apple’s iPad tablet computer have been lusting for one additional bit of functionality, in-flight weather data.
Mar 31, 2011 - 10:35 AM
Pratt & Whitney has landed one of the largest engine orders “in recent aviation history” with IndiGo’s selection of the PurePower PW1100G to power <link ne