Boeing 767

May 23, 2011 - 10:25am
Italy now has two of the four KC-767 tanker-transports it ordered in 2002....

There was news last week of two long-delayed air-refueling tanker contracts. The Italian air force (AMI–Aeronautica Militare Italiano) formally accepted into service two of the four Boeing KC-767 tanker-transports that it ordered more than eight years ago. But Airbus Military conceded that another few weeks will likely pass before the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) accepts its first two A330MRTTs.

June 17, 2009 - 9:46am

While Boeing and Northrop Grumman/EADS prepare to lock horns again for the U.S. tanker replacement program, one might be forgiven for thinking that there were only two sources for modern jet tankers. IAI’s Bedek Aviation Group would certainly disagree.

October 1, 2008 - 11:27am

Gore Design Completions (Booth No. 2289) will be welcoming its sixth Boeing 767 into the company’s hangar in San Antonio for cabin completion when the big twinjet comes off the Boeing line in early 2010. The aircraft, destined for a Central Asia head-
of-state, will be the sixth airplane contracted to Gore Design from a head-of-state in that region.

July 30, 2008 - 11:19am

Tax-cut legislation proposed by President Bush was passed by Congress at the end of May and was subsequently signed into law by the President. The bill gave the Administration about half of what was desired–$350 billion in cuts versus $726 billion. Whether the legislation will give a boost to the economy remains to be seen.

July 16, 2008 - 5:03am

SR Technics has agreed to a three-year support deal with UK-based R & M Aviation Support covering maintenance, repair and overhaul services for six Pratt & Whitney PW4060s. The engines are owned by R & M and installed on Boeing 767s operated by Aerosvit Airlines of Ukraine.

May 23, 2008 - 5:39am

Following September 11, the FAA issued a requirement that all U.S. commercial aircraft and all foreign commercial aircraft flying to the U.S. be equipped with new fortified cockpit doors by April 2003. But it left the specifics of what constitutes a “fortified cockpit door” pretty much up to the industry.

May 5, 2008 - 7:03am

Gore Design Completions recently outfitted a Boeing 767-200ER in slightly less than six months, an accomplishment the San Antonio-based company claims is a record for the interior outfitting of a green widebody airliner in a VIP/ corporate configuration.

February 4, 2008 - 6:13am

Last October and November, a procession of UPS Boeing 767s experimented with a new type of approach to their home base at Louisville International Airport (SDF), Ky. The technique is called the continuous descent approach (CDA). The results of the test flights were released earlier this year and could lead to steeper approach paths nationwide in the name of noise abatement and fuel economy.

February 4, 2008 - 6:13am

Last October and November, a procession of UPS Boeing 767s experimented with a new type of approach to their home base at Louisville International Airport (SDF), Ky. The technique is called the continuous descent approach (CDA). The results of the test flights were released earlier this year and could lead to steeper approach paths nationwide in the name of noise abatement and fuel economy.

November 5, 2007 - 7:37am

The Federal Communications Commission has said it won’t continue exploring the feasibility of allowing passengers to use their personal cellphones to make calls in flight, basing its decision on concerns raised by cellular providers over possible airborne interference with ground networks.

 
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