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August 3, 2020, 5:49 PM

FAA Proposes Design Changes for Service Return of Max

The release of a proposed airworthiness directive is a key step in brining the Max back to service, Boeing and the FAA agree.

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Virgin Galactic Mach 3 concept (Photo: Virgin Galactic)
Aug 3, 2020 - 6:23 PM
Virgin Galactic completed its mission concept review and signed a non-binding agreement with Rolls-Royce as it lays out plans for a supersonic aircraft.
Boeing 737-800 Max (Photo: Barry Ambrose)
Aug 3, 2020 - 5:49 PM
The release of a proposed airworthiness directive is a key step in brining the Max back to service, Boeing and the FAA agree.
Jetfly PC-24
Aug 3, 2020 - 11:29 AM
Jetfly Aviation marks the largest Pilatus fleet in Europe with 47.
Embraer Legacy 650
Aug 3, 2020 - 10:28 AM
The manufacturer has quietly consolidated its product line to focus on its Phenom light jet and Praetor midsize jet offerings.
EHang 216F
Aug 3, 2020 - 9:33 AM
Some eVTOL aircraft pioneers see first-response emergency services as a strong early use case for urban air mobility operations.
Falcon
Aug 3, 2020 - 8:00 AM
Readers rate Dassault tops for jet support
CF-18 Hornet
Aug 3, 2020 - 5:02 AM
The long-running saga of what will be Canada’s next fighter could be decided in 2022 following the submission of bids from the three competitors.
F-15 Japan Super Interceptor
Jul 31, 2020 - 10:35 AM
After the 2019 announcement of Japan’s decision to upgrade half of its Eagles, the program has advanced with the signing of the first agreement.
Mirage F1 ATAC
Jul 31, 2020 - 9:40 AM
The U.S. Air Force is rolling out its CAF/CAS program to provide contractorized adversary air services across its fighter bases.
Pilatus PC-12 NGX
Jul 31, 2020 - 9:34 AM
The upgraded Pilatus PC-12 NGX has received type certification from Transport Canada, and dealer Oriens handed over the first NGX in the UK.