Tag: first flight

First Retrofitted LOT Boeing 737 Has Taken Off

Reading Time: 2 minutes Already on June 27th, modernised Boeing 737-400 had its first flight with passengers on board heading for London. Hence, the first LOT clients were able to check out how comfortable the new Boeing interior can be. Among other things, new leather seats were installed on the plane along with modern LED lighting with mood-lighting modes […]

Successful Boeing 737 MAX First Flight

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Boeing 737 MAX 8 took to the skies for the first time on 29th January. The 737 MAX program achieved the milestone on schedule which begins a comprehensive flight-test program leading to certification and delivery. With the latest technology LEAP-1B engines from CFM International and Boeing-designed Advanced Technology winglets, the first member of the […]

Mooney M10T First Flight Test

Reading Time: < 1 minute Mooney International Corp. has successfully completed the first flight of the M10T Proof of Concept (POC) aircraft. The first flight was performed by test pilot Len Fox on Wednesday, December 23rd in the vicinity of the Chino Airport in California. The flight lasted approximately 15 minutes, with Len Fox conducting basic flight maneuvers and verifying […]

First Flight of Epic E1000 Prototype

Reading Time: < 1 minute Epic Aircraft completed the successful maiden flight of its first conforming prototype E1000 single-engine turboprop, code-named FT1, putting the manufacturer on track to achieve certification later this year. FT1 made its successful first flight on December 19 from the Bend Municipal Airport. After the 20-minute test hop, Epic chief pilot David Robinson reported, “The aircraft […]

Japan’s First Domestic Passenger Jet Takes Maiden Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute Japan’s first commercial jetliner, the Mitsubishi Regional Jet, on Wednesday completed its maiden test flight after repeated delays. It is an important milestone for an ambitious effort by Japan to develop its aerospace industry.

Mitsubishi Regional Jet Completes First Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute Mitsubishi has successfully completed the first flight of the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ), the first commercial plane to be developed in Japan since the 1960s. The MRJ took off from Nagoya Airport on November and completed a 1.5 hour flight. “Operational performance of the MRJ was far better than expected. We had a significantly comfortable […]