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November 30, 2016, 6:00 AM

Airbus Outlines A350-1000 Flight Test Plans

Three prototypes to fly 1,600 test hours

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Nov 8, 2010 - 7:21 AM
Boeing and Indian budget carrier SpiceJet announced an order for 30 Next Generation 737-800 with winglets in the presence of U.S.
Nov 5, 2010 - 8:36 AM
Indian low-cost carrier SpiceJet plans to buy as many as 30 Q400 turboprops from Bombardier in a deal worth up to $900 million. <br /> The airline’s
Nov 5, 2010 - 7:26 AM
China Aviation Supplies Holding Company (CAS) signed contracts with Airbus yesterday covering the delivery of 102 aircraft, including a new firm order for
Nov 4, 2010 - 11:33 AM
Gulfstream International Group, the parent company of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Gulfstream International Airlines, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protec
Nov 4, 2010 - 6:42 AM
Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCAC) flew the first production Sukhoi Superjet 100–S/N 95007–for the first time today from the site of the company’s final assembly
Photo: REUTERS/STRINGER Singapore...
Nov 4, 2010 - 6:33 AM
A Qantas Airbus A380 on its way to Sydney from Singapore this morning experienced an uncontained engine failure soon after takeoff, forcing the airplane to
Nov 2, 2010 - 1:35 PM
On Friday, Embraer reported a $98.5 million profit in the third quarter, up from $58 million a year ago, despite delivering 22 percent fewer aircraft.
Nov 2, 2010 - 8:01 AM
Global air cargo traffic will expand at an annual rate of 5.9 percent over the next two decades, according to Boeing’s World Air Cargo Forecast for 2010/20
British Airways bid farewell to its three remaining Boeing 757s on October 30...
Nov 1, 2010 - 12:27 PM
British Airways bid farewell to its three remaining Boeing 757s on Saturday, October 30, with a special farewell tour around the UK.
Oct 27, 2010 - 11:05 AM
Following successful ADS-B deployment at key sites in the U.S., the FAA gave the go-ahead for the system’s national rollout, with coast-to-coast U.S.