Transport

During pre-certification testing, the Airbus A350XWB  twin-aisle twinjet underwent water ingestion trials on a long military runway at Istres, France, that also is used for high- and maximum-energy rejected takeoff work.
Jul 11, 2014 - 6:10 AM
Airbus is starting to fully engage with customers for the A350XWB as it nears first delivery to Qatar Airways toward the end of this year.
Industry and government testers plan to demonstrate a detect-and-avoid suite on NASA’s Ikhana air vehicle later this year.
Jul 11, 2014 - 6:05 AM
Flight tests aimed at proving detect and avoid capability for UAS are to be conducted this year.
The Leap-1B, set to power the Boeing 737 Max, ran for the first time in mid-June. Eleven miles of carbon fiber is needed to weave a single Leap fan blade.
Jul 11, 2014 - 6:00 AM
Snecma and GE are multiplying test engines, while preparing for a sharp production ramp-up.
Jul 10, 2014 - 3:34 PM
This is the first time a high-precision and high-integrity missed approach/departure has been performed in Europe.
Jul 10, 2014 - 3:00 PM
Full-motion simulator features a 210-degree by 80-degree continuous field of view.
Jul 8, 2014 - 7:39 PM
Jul 8, 2014 - 2:50 PM
There were 21 total accidents involving business turboprops and jets in the first six months, compared with 27 in the same period last year.
Jul 8, 2014 - 2:35 PM
There were 67,311 business aviation flights in Europe last month, down 0.9 percent from a year ago.
Jul 8, 2014 - 2:20 PM
The two associations are collaborating on the development and implementation of best practices “that will lead the air charter industry.”
Jul 7, 2014 - 11:57 AM
A train carrying six Boeing 737 fuselages derailed in Montana on July 3.