Tag: new aircraft

Sneak Peek at World’s Biggest Engine: Already on Boeing 777X

Reading Time: 3 minutes A record-breaking Boeing 777X jetliner is almost ready for long-awaited rollout which is expected to happen already this month, in February 2019. Last month Boeing revealed that world’s biggest engines, GE9X, were already installed under the wings of the first 777X test aircraft. General Electric Aviation, a subsidiary of General Electric, initiated the development of […]

Bombardier Boosts CRJ Program with a New Model

Reading Time: 2 minutes Uncertainty which has been recently surrounding the CRJ Series finally put to an end. Bombardier, a Canadian aircraft manufacturer, has boosted its CRJ regional aircraft program by announcing the launch of a new aircraft model – CRJ550. According to Bombardier’s statement, this will be “the first triple-class 50-seat aircraft in the world”. The type certificate […]

First Boeing 777X Flight Test Aircraft Comes Together

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing has brought together the major fuselage sections to form the first 777X airplane that will take to the skies in 2019. In a major production milestone called ‘final body join,’ Boeing teams connected the airplane’s nose, mid and aft sections in the company’s factory in Everett, Wash. The jet now measures 252 feet long […]

Sneak Peek at Boeing 777X Jetliner: World’s Biggest Twin-Engine

Reading Time: 2 minutes Recently, Boeing, one of the world’s leading aircraft manufacturers, has revealed a fully-assembled static test model of 777X jetliner. The record-breaking machine is expected to become the largest and most efficient two-engine jetliner worldwide. According to Boeing, the new 777X is built on the company’s successful 777 and 787 Dreamliner, although will feature a bigger […]

Ryanair to Invest $200M in London Luton with 2 New Based Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, announced an investment of $200 million at London Luton airport with 2 new based aircraft for its winter 2018 schedule and added 6 new routes and more flights on its existing Vilnius route. Ryanair’s winter 2018 London Luton schedule will now deliver a total of 21 routes. At London Luton Airport, […]

Airbus Unveils Rebranded Bombardier CSeries as A220

Reading Time: 1 minute Airbus has just unveiled its Airbus A220, previously known as CSeries or C Series, the aircraft marketed by Airbus but designed by and built in partnership with Canadian manufacturer Bombardier Aerospace. The Airbus company shared great news emphasizing that “It’s not every day you welcome a new member in your family”. “Today is a momentous […]

Nearly 37,400 New Aircraft Valued at US$5.8 Trillion Required Over 20 Years

Reading Time: 2 minutes The world’s passenger fleet will more than double to 48,000 aircraft in 20 years with traffic growing at a resilient 4.4% per year, driving a need for 37,390 new passenger and freighter aircraft according to Airbus’ new Global Market Forecast 2018-2037. Growth drivers include private consumption increasing 2.4 times in emerging economies, higher disposable incomes […]

UAC and COMAC Approved the General Layout of CR929 Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute On 6 June United Aircraft Corporation (PJSC UAC) and Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) approved the general layout of CR929 long-range wide-body aircraft. The parties agreed as to the aircraft principal geometry – wing span and shape, fuselage length, fuselage nose and tail section dimensions, aircraft fins sizing and form, location of engines, landing […]

Second MC-21-300 Aircraft Joined the Flight Test Program

Reading Time: 2 minutes On May 12, 2018, the maiden flight of the second MC-21-300 test aircraft took place at the airfield of Irkutsk Aviation Plant, the affiliate of Irkut Corporation (a UAC member). The testing results of the first test aircraft were taken into account in the production of a new aircraft. The duration of flight was 1 […]

Airbus’ A330neo Continues Toward its 2018 Service Entry

Reading Time: 2 minutes The A330neo is demonstrating its capabilities as the newest member of Airbus’ proven and highly-reliable twin-engine A330 Family, with flight testing continuing ahead of its planned service entry in Summer 2018. Two test aircraft have logged more than 700 hours aloft in the 200-plus flights performed as of 10 April, according to A330neo aircraft integration […]