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Comac, UAC Formalize Widebody Joint Venture

Reveal new name of collaboration as China-Russia Commercial Aircraft International Company

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Jan 26, 2011 - 9:00 AM
Do UAVs threaten civil pilot careers? That’s the question that AIN posed to several attendees at a recent conference in Montreal, sponsored by industry tra
Jan 21, 2011 - 11:00 AM
The Court of Appeals of Quebec on January 11 summarily dismissed appeals by the state of Iraq and Iraqi Airways in the 20-year-old legal case brought by Ku
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.
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
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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