Category: Video news – test

World’s First All-Carbon Fiber Aircraft Takes First Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute Austria-based Diamond Aircraft’s Diamond Aircraft Reconnaissance Trainer-450 (DART-450), which the company claims is the world’s first all-carbon fiber aircraft, took off for its first flight last week. The aircraft took off from Wiener Neustadt in Austria and flew for 60 minutes. Diamond Aircraft describes the DART-450 as a 2-seat civilian and military trainer with a […]

Start Your Engine…Testing Begins on First GE9X Engine

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ground testing is underway on the first full GE9X development engine, which is the world’s largest commercial aircraft engine, at GE Aviation’s Peebles Testing Operation. “The entire GE9X team—from engineering to sourcing to value streams to development assembly—devoted countless hours to enable this achievement to occur,” said Bill Millhaem, general manager of the GE90/GE9X engine […]