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August 24, 2016, 10:13 AM

First LM-100J Commercial Freighter Nears Completion

Lockheed Martin expects to finish assembling the civil variant of the C-130J Hercules in the next few months and to fly the aircraft next year.

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Increasing time on wing means engines need a robust support network that can act fast. CFM is preparing to provide that for Leap engines.
Jul 10, 2016 - 3:15 AM
Ground testing has started of the first 100,000-pound-thrust GE9X turbofan, which is the largest-ever commercial aircraft engine.
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Jul 10, 2016 - 2:15 AM
Japanese manufacturer’s long-delayed regional jet but flight testing is starting again in earnest this summer around the U.S and in Japan.
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Demonstration tour takes turboprop to nine cities across North America
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Competing With Boeing’s 787 is one reason Airbus is looking at a larger A330neo, which it launched at the last Farnborough show in 2014.
engines
Jul 9, 2016 - 12:01 AM
The Trent 7000 powerplant for the Airbus A330 Neo represents “a pretty active program,” says Rolls-Royce customer marketing head Peter Johnston.
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Jul 9, 2016 - 12:01 AM
For the new longer, shorter-range 787, the UK engine maker will provide the TEN engine, a Trent 1000 using XWB tech.
man
Jul 8, 2016 - 3:15 AM
Seabury advises and supports airlines dealing with issues such as fleet optimization and network planning.
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Jul 6, 2016 - 12:10 AM
New midsize airplane would hold up to 270 passengers
Satellite communications
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The new IP-based satcom service represents a 'paradigm shift' is aviation communications safety and efficiency says Inmarsat.