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Pratt PW1100G Performance Not Satisfactory, Says Airbus CFO

A320 delivery schedule for 2017 still heavily backloaded due to engine problems

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Jan 28, 2011 - 7:04 AM
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Jan 27, 2011 - 10:12 AM
The FAA has proposed $359,000 in civil penalties against St.
Jan 27, 2011 - 5:15 AM
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Jan 27, 2011 - 3:00 AM
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Jan 26, 2011 - 9:00 AM
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Jan 21, 2011 - 11:00 AM
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Jan 20, 2011 - 10:52 AM
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
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.