Tag: A319neo

Pratt & Whitney Engine-Powered A319neo Makes Maiden Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute The last of the A320neo variants, an Airbus A319neo, has completed its maiden flight powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF engines for the first time. The A319neo test aircraft took off from Toulouse at 12:30 local time and landed at 15:20. It was flown by a crew of five including Captain Philippe Castaigns, First Officer […]

A319neo Wins Joint Type Certification from FAA and EASA

Reading Time: 1 minute The A319neo powered by CFM International LEAP-1A engines has achieved joint Type Certification from both the US FAA and European EASA airworthiness authorities. This means that now all three aircraft models – the A319neo, A320neo and A321neo – are certified by the international authorities to operate with the CFM LEAP-1A engine option. This latest achievement […]

First A319neo Successfully Performs Its Maiden Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute The first Airbus A319neo performed its maiden flight. The smallest member of the A320neo Family, powered by CFM International LEAP-1A engines, took off from Hamburg and landed in Toulouse after a 5 hour flight. It was piloted by Experimental test pilots Michel Gagneux and Eckard Hausser. They were assisted in the cockpit by Test-Flight Engineer Jean […]

New Planes Coming in 2017 to Turn the Next Page in Aviation History

Reading Time: 6 minutes The year 2017 is considered to be a big leap for the aviation industry. Together with improved editions of the most popular aircraft, absolutely new machines are believed to appear on the market. So, what to expect? COMAC C919 The aviation world‘s hopes, fears and curiosity six years ago rested with the question whether China’s […]

A320NEO With CFM LEAP-1A Engines Receives EASA And FAA Certification

Reading Time: 2 minutes On 31st May 2016, the world’s best-selling single-aisle aircraft, the A320neo, received on-schedule the Type Certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the second engine option to be certified – CFM International’s LEAP-1A engine. This certification paves the way for the delivery of the first A320neo equipped with […]