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January 17, 2017, 9:00 AM

China's Comac C919 Edges Toward First Flight

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

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Jan 11, 2011 - 7:13 AM
Qantas announced today that it would resume Airbus A380 services between Australia and Los Angeles more than two months after an <link news/single-news-pag
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Former Alenia executive Carlo Logli (senior vice president of strategies and business development) replaced Alessandro Franzoni as CEO of <link news/single
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The NTSB excused American Airlines from further participation in the investigation of a December 29, 2010 runway overrun of one of its Boeing 757s in Jacks