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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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Boeing program management plans to add a fifth 747-8 flight test article to h...
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It didn’t take special insight to guess that Boeing wouldn’t meet its year-end target to certify and deliver the first 747-8 Freighter.
Oct 7, 2010 - 12:04 PM
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Oct 7, 2010 - 11:45 AM
Brazil’s Embraer remains in negotiations with Chinese authorities over the prospect of building E-Jets at the Harbin-Embraer plant in Harbin, China, a comp
Oct 7, 2010 - 9:50 AM
More evidence of an increasingly robust single-aisle commercial airplane market surfaced today in Boeing’s third-quarter delivery report, which shows that
Oct 5, 2010 - 11:42 AM
Vietnam’s Air Mekong, 30-percent owned by U.S.
Oct 5, 2010 - 7:37 AM
Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) joined Canadian and Quebec government officials in inaugurating the company’s global flight test operations center yesterday
Oct 5, 2010 - 7:35 AM
The sixth and final Boeing 787 to join the flight test fleet flew for the first time yesterday from Paine Field in Everett, Wash.
Oct 5, 2010 - 4:40 AM
A new General Electric turboprop engine, derived from the 7,500-shp GE38-1B turboshaft engine, could become available by the middle of the decade.
Oct 1, 2010 - 7:54 AM
Rolls-Royce in late August <link news/single-news-page/article/rolls-royce-sues-utc-for-patent-infringement-25873/ _blank>filed a complaint</link> alleging
Oct 1, 2010 - 7:38 AM
No one would ever accuse Embraer CEO Frederico Curado of letting ego or impatience influence his decision-making.