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Market forces and supply issues may lead to the end of production of the 550 this year, even though certification on Canada is not expected for two years.
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But the Y-20 will also be re-engined, and future use as a satellite launcher is foreseen.
Systems of Israeli origin are being supplanted by domestically-produced versions but not yet any UCAVs.
The secretive bomber program is keeping to its schedule and budget, according to Gen. Stephen Wilson, Air Force vice chief of staff.
The 2017 estimates are within the range of 2016 results.
Once skeptical, United Airlines sees ‘a lot of merit’ in twin-aisle concept
Does the pilot training program match Icon Aircraft’s ambitious goals? AIN’s Matt Thurber travels to Vacaville to find the answer.
Despite going more than two months without delivering an airplane, company expects to ship between 30 and 35 airplanes this year
Carrier takes first new widebody since nuclear deal