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Flexjet takes delivery of its first Embraer Legacy 500

Embraer Executive Jets today announced that Dallas-based Flexjet LLC, a leading provider of fractional jet ownership services, received its first Legacy 500 business jet. “It’s...

Royal Australian Air Force Airbus A330 MRTT first new generation tanker to refuel F-35 fighter

An Airbus A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (A330 MRTT) of the Royal Australian Air Force has successfully refuelled a F-35A Joint Strike Fighter of...

Boeing receives order from India for 22 Apache and 15 Chinook helicopters

India to operate advanced AH-64E Apache and CH-47F Chinook Contracts will strengthen Boeing-India relationship Includes training and support to the Indian Air Force The India Ministry of...

Boeing, U.S. Air Force KC-46A tanker completes successful first flight

Flight paves the way to aerial refueling and Milestone C testing The Boeing and U.S. Air Force team successfully completed the first flight of a...

Boeing Salt Lake completes 787-9 Dreamliner production expansion

Government officials, employees, community members celebrate progress Boeing today celebrated  completion of its expansion projects in West Jordan and Salt Lake City and its first...

Freeze Frame: Bombardier C Series closes in on certification

Bombardier confirmed today that the certification configuration of the C Series aircraft was declared “frozen” this week as the program advanced into the final stretch...

Airbus starts assembly of the first A350-1000

Fuselage assembly begins in Hamburg and Saint-Nazaire Less than one year after delivering the first A350 XWB (-900), the first A350-1000 is taking shape with...

Boeing opens advanced manufacturing research center in South Carolina

- New 104,000-square-foot facility offers state-of-the-art labs and equipment - Manufacturing research and development to focus on composite airplane fuselage and propulsion improvements Boeing today opened...

COMAC holds ARJ21 aircraft airmanship exchanging meeting

In discussion.   Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd. (COMAC) held ARJ21 aircraft airmanship exchanging meeting on September 17th, 2015. Six expert pilots from Shanghai Aircraft...

Airbus Perlan Mission II glider soars into history

Glider makes successful first flight, begins journey to 2016 world record flight to 90,000 feet without an engine The Perlan 2 glider, the world’s first...

Boeing hosts China President Xi Jinping, announces 300 airplane sales, expanded collaboration with China’s aviation industry

In Boeing factory, President engages with employees about airplanes built for China Boeing, China finalize agreements for 300 China orders & commitments Boeing, COMAC to partner...

Boeing to build 747 fuselage panels at Macon, Georgia facility

Facility will employ up to 200 by 2018 Boeing today announced that 747 fuselage panels will be built at its Macon, Georgia facility beginning in...

Boeing to welcome China President Xi Jinping

Boeing confirmed today that China President Xi Jinping will visit the company’s Everett, Wash., factory on Sept. 23 during his visit to the United...

Airbus Beluga XL programme achieves design freeze

Progresses to detailed design phase The new Beluga programme, christened Beluga XL, has successfully passed the latest maturity gate milestone – marking the end of...

Boeing begins final assembly of first 737 MAX

Mechanics complete wing-to-body join First look at new, most efficient winglet technology Boeing employees in Renton, Wash., have started final assembly on schedule of the first...

Airbus officially opens U.S. manufacturing facility in Mobile, Alabama

Company, industry and community leaders mark start of A320 Family aircraft production in Mobile, Alabama In a much-anticipated ceremony today in Mobile, Alabama, Airbus inaugurated...

Global 7000 aircraft flight test vehicles achieve key development milestones

  Engine installation on the first Global 7000 flight test vehicle complete All major structural assemblies have now come together on FTV1 Michel Ouellette appointed Senior Vice...

Boeing delivers seven Australian Chinooks on budget, ahead of schedule

Delivery of CH-47F supports modernization of cargo helicopter fleet Boeing delivered the seventh CH-47F Chinook to the Australian Army on budget August 10th, three weeks...

Airbus ACJ319 highlights cabin-benefits at Jet Expo

Greater comfort, capacity and capability are on show Airbus is exhibiting an ACJ319, offered for VVIP charter by MJet, at Jet Expo  in Moscow, highlighting...

Airbus A330-200 with increased range receives EASA certification

New A330 242 tonne version flies up to 15 hours non-stop Airbus’ successful A330-200 has received EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) certification for the new...