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The FAA today finalized a <a href="http://www.ofr.gov/OFRUpload/OFRData/2011-01211_PI.pdf">rule</a> that requires Part 135 operators to train pilots and fl
ATR collected firm orders for 80 new turboprops last year–exactly double the number it accumulated in 2009, the Franco-Italian company announced today duri
The newest Boeing 787–designated ZA102–flew for the first time yesterday, a Boeing spokesperson confirmed.
An emergency Airworthiness Directive issued by Transport Canada yesterday calls for further inspection of Bombardier Q400 main landing gear (MLG) after lin
A day after resuming certification flight testing on the 787 Dreamliner, Boeing announced this morning that it expects delivery of the first production air
SuperJet International has secured another key export order for the SSJ100 airliner, while acknowledging that certification of the type has stalled once ag
A late surge in new airliner orders during December took Airbus’s sales tally for 2010 to 644 aircraft (compared with 574 in 2009), just edging out rival B
Conflicting reactions to new proposals from both sides of the Atlantic on <a href="ain-and-ainalerts/aviation-international-news/single-publication-story/b
Despite a strong rebound in orders and deliveries, and despite being flush with cash reserves, the new year’s forecast for Europe’s EADS aerospace and defe
London-based aerospace consultancy and equipment appraiser Ascend characterized 2010 as “a disappointing year” in terms of airline safety, as both the numb