Archive | January, 2011

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USAF Rivet Joint

Three Rivet Joints (one of which is seen below, photography by Craig Hoyle) will enter RAF service from 2014 under what the DE&S has described as “the most complex combined Foreign Military Sales case and cooperative support arrangement that the UK has undertaken with the USAF since World War Two.” The acquisition, which survived the […]

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737 in Dreamliner livery

Today’s image comes from Boeing and depicts a Lion Air 737-900ER in the manufacturer’s house (“Dreamliner”) livery.In related 737 news, as Boeing weighs taking production rates of the popular 737 beyond the 38 per month officials have announced, to 42 a month (41 for the commercial 737 and one for the 737-based P-8A Poseidon), consideration […]

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Boeing keeps dreaming: 787 on cover of Flight International 4-10 Jan

The third Rolls-Royce Trent 1000-powered 787 Dreamliner, photographed at Farnborough by Airline Business editor Max Kingsley-Jones, is on the cover of this week’s Flight International magazine for our feature article: counting the cost of Boeing’s tarnished dream.Also featured this week are: Forecasts 2011: What will make news this year? We take a crack Staying put: […]

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Image of the Week: Boeing 747LCF Dreamlifter on final approach

This week’s Image of the Week (featured on page 3 of Flight International), is taken by AirSpace user commercial aviation. His photo depicts a Boeing 747 LCF Dreamlifter on final approach. Start a gallery on AirSpace for your chance at having your photograph featured as our Image of the Week.

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