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September 20, 2017, 9:47 AM

Airbus Inaugurates A330 Delivery Center in China

European airframer plans to outfit two airplanes per month for Chinese customers by 2019

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May 2, 2011 - 6:20 AM
Air Wisconsin’s pilots dropped their participation in the company’s Aviation Safety Action Program (Asap) last month, following what ALPA leaders called in
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May 2, 2011 - 5:45 AM
A nationwide effort to “de-conflict” airspace in major metropolitan areas using existing technology and procedures is progressing, with studies completed a
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May 2, 2011 - 5:42 AM
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May 2, 2011 - 5:40 AM
Boeing could both re-engine its 737 and build an entirely new airplane to replace the existing model, according to company CEO Jim McNerney.
May 2, 2011 - 5:10 AM
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May 1, 2011 - 4:40 AM
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Apr 30, 2011 - 9:05 AM
Pratt & Whitney completed assembly of the first PurePower PW1217G engine to test for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ), the company announced in late March
Apr 28, 2011 - 7:45 AM
Russia’s UTair placed a firm purchase order last month covering 20 new ATR 72-500s.
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Apr 28, 2011 - 5:31 AM
Airbus has received the first set of Messier-Dowty-built A350 XWB main landing gear, the European airframer announced today.