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Airbus Outlines A350-1000 Flight Test Plans

Three prototypes to fly 1,600 test hours

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Jan 20, 2011 - 8:41 AM
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
Jan 20, 2011 - 8:38 AM
The newest Boeing 787–designated ZA102–flew for the first time yesterday, a Boeing spokesperson confirmed.
Jan 18, 2011 - 10:24 AM
An emergency Airworthiness Directive issued by Transport Canada yesterday calls for further inspection of Bombardier Q400 main landing gear (MLG) after lin
Jan 18, 2011 - 4:13 AM
A day after resuming certification flight testing on the 787 Dreamliner, Boeing announced this morning that it expects delivery of the first production air
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Jan 17, 2011 - 6:35 AM
SuperJet International has secured another key export order for the SSJ100 airliner, while acknowledging that certification of the type has stalled once ag
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Jan 17, 2011 - 6:21 AM
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
The value of rest that airline pilots can get inflight is one of the factors ...
Jan 14, 2011 - 9:30 AM
Conflicting reactions to new proposals from both sides of the Atlantic on <a href="ain-and-ainalerts/aviation-international-news/single-publication-story/b
EADS faces at least another year of getting costs under control before it can...
Jan 14, 2011 - 9:30 AM
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
The May 22 crash of an Air India Express Boeing 737-800 in Mangalore, India a...
Jan 14, 2011 - 9:30 AM
London-based aerospace consultancy and equipment appraiser Ascend characterized 2010 as “a disappointing year” in terms of airline safety, as both the numb
Boeing 737 deliveries totaled 376, setting a new record for the second year i...
Jan 14, 2011 - 9:30 AM
After another year tainted by the continuing public relations disaster known as the <a href="news/single-news-page/article/industry-awaits-word-on-seventh-