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How The Boeing 787 Enabled Hainan Airlines’ Beijing-Boston Flight

How The Boeing 787 Enabled Hainan Airlines’ Beijing-Boston Flight

| June 23, 2014 | 3 Comments

Between June 9 and June 20, four airlines inaugurated flights from the U.S. to China and Hong Kong, with two of the flights made possible by deliveries of the Boeing BA -0.76% 787 Dreamliner. …

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United 767s at Rome [VIDEO]

United 767s at Rome [VIDEO]

| June 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

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In-Cockpit Boeing 787 Landing at Brussels [VIDEO]

In-Cockpit Boeing 787 Landing at Brussels [VIDEO]

| June 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

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5th and Final Airbus A350 Test Aircraft Flies

5th and Final Airbus A350 Test Aircraft Flies

| June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

With the first flight today of A350 MSN005, the five-strong development fleet is now complete. Being the second passenger cabin-equipped A350 and tasked with route proving and ETOPS validation, MSN005 embodies the operationally definitive configuration for Type Certification duties. …

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Airbus A321 Landing Without Flaps [VIDEO]

Airbus A321 Landing Without Flaps [VIDEO]

| June 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

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Boeing 737 MAX LEAP-1B Engine Begins Ground Testing

Boeing 737 MAX LEAP-1B Engine Begins Ground Testing

| June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Today, CFM International announced it has successfully initiated ground testing of the first all-new LEAP-1B engine that will exclusively power the Boeing (NYSE: BA) 737 MAX. CFM ran the engine for the first time on June 13, three days ahead of schedule. The LEAP-1B engine, installed in a test cell at Snecma (Safran) facilities in […]

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Compass Airlines Selected To Operate 20 New Embraer E175 Aircraft Owned By American Airlines

Compass Airlines Selected To Operate 20 New Embraer E175 Aircraft Owned By American Airlines

| June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Compass Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of Trans States Holdings, Inc., today announced it will operate 20 new 76-seat Embraer E175 aircraft owned by American Airlines, Inc. Compass expects to begin taking delivery of the aircraft and start scheduled service under the American Eagle brand and livery in the first quarter of 2015. The agreement […]

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Plane Spotting from Hong Kong  [VIDEO]

Plane Spotting from Hong Kong [VIDEO]

| June 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

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Airbus A350 XWB Completes Hot Weather Testing

Airbus A350 XWB Completes Hot Weather Testing

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Airbus’ A350 XWB flight test aircraft (MSN3) has completed hot weather testing in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. The objective of the tests is to check the behaviour of the engines and aircraft systems at temperatures reaching above 40°C. …

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NEOS 767 Landing and Taxi at Rome FCO [VIDEO]

NEOS 767 Landing and Taxi at Rome FCO [VIDEO]

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

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