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The new airliner type lifted off just after 11 a.m., from Mirabel International Airport near Montreal and returned at 3:58 p.m. Eastern time.
Airbus strengthened its financial position and believes demand is there to increase narrowbody production, but it is noncommital on A380 future.
Eurofighter, Denel, Wescam and others choose venue for product announcements
Initial simulator arrives as HondaJet nears certification
The FAA, Southwest Airlines and Boeing agreed on a plan that allows Southwest 737s to continue flying until overdue inspections are completed.
No big defense deals done at the event, but a top-level French delegation arrived soon after
Surf Air, which placed an order last fall for 15 PC-12 NGs and options for an additional 50, now has four of the turboprop singles in its fleet.
Owner-pilots fly off in a nearly factory-fresh model, often for about half the cost of a new one.
UK government funding is helping mature the huge, innovative hybrid design
Lockheed Martin is discussing with the U.S. and Korean governments the F-16 upgrade originally awarded to BAE Systems.