Tag: Boeing 787

Thai Airways Grounds 787s Due To Engine Repair Delays

Reading Time: < 1 minute Thai Airways is grounding some of its Boeing 787-8s due to delays in repairing engine problems that have been affecting other operators of Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines. The carrier has not specified how long the aircraft will be parked, but stated the engine spare parts issues will be “alleviated” in August, with a “return to […]

Lufthansa Technik Adds 787 Base Maintenance In Ireland

Reading Time: < 1 minute Lufthansa Technik will extend its base maintenance capabilities by adding the Boeing 787. Lufthansa Technik Shannon has announced a multi-million-euro investment that opens the doors for the 787 later this year. The Shannon-based MRO will also be able to offer modifications, cabin and interior refurbishment, interior repair and paint, external paint repairs, specialized inspections, airworthiness […]

Oman Air Boosts Fleet With New Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Reading Time: 2 minutes Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, continues its ambitious expansion plans in 2017 with three new additions to the fleet already this year. The latest aircraft is the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner which joined the fleet on 23rd February 2017; this is in addition to the two new 737-800s which were added […]

The Helmet That Gives Air Force Pilots X-Ray Vision

Reading Time: 2 minutes When Major Will Andreotta began flying for the Air Force in 2006, he had to do a lot of work. He was training on the F-16, a fighter jet first deployed in 1978, and almost everything was analog. “I would tell my wingman to target something, then call over: ‘Confirm your this, because I’m seeing […]

Avcorp Awarded Long-Term Production Contract from Fuji Heavy Industries

Reading Time: < 1 minute Avcorp Industries Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a long-term production contract with the Aerospace Company of Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (“FHI”), a tier-one supplier to major original equipment manufacturers (“OEM”) of commercial and defence aircraft around the world. Avcorp will produce complex composite structural components for FHI that will be […]

ANA Cancellations Continue as 787 Engines Replaced

Reading Time: < 1 minute ANA has started removing some Boeing 787 Dreamliners from service for engine replacement and repair after finding faults on some of its Rolls-Royce engines. ANA said the problem is fatigue cracks in the blades of the engine’s intermediate pressure turbine. “We have been working with Rolls-Royce, the designer and manufacturer of the engines in question, […]

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Rejuvenated Qantas Eyes More Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Reading Time: 2 minutes Qantas Airways Ltd. could potentially more than quadruple its fleet of Boeing Co. Dreamliners as long as the first few aircraft generate a profit, Chief Executive Officer Alan Joyce said. Australia’s largest carrier is due to receive the first of its eight Dreamliners at the end of 2017, and has options and purchase rights to […]

Iran and Its Airlines Nearing Tentative Deal to Buy 100 Boeing Planes

Reading Time: 2 minutes Iran and its airlines are nearing a tentative agreement to buy about 100 Boeing Co. jets following the easing of trade sanctions, according to people briefed on the discussions. The Islamic Republic is expected to buy jets directly from the U.S. plane maker in what would be one of the highest-profile deals between a U.S. […]

Aeromexico Inaugurates New Boeing 787 Simulator

Reading Time: 3 minutes Aeromexico, Mexico’s global airline, in partnership with Lockheed Martin Commercial Flight Training (LMCFT), presented its new Boeing 787 flight simulator today at the Aeromexico Training facility. This device will allow Aeromexico’s pilots to train under highly realistic operating conditions. With the arrival of the new simulator, Aeromexico can optimize scheduling and control of the pilot […]