Archive | May, 2011

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BAE Systems hands over 100th Eurofighter Typhoon production aircraft

The UK, Spain, Germany and Italy joined celebrations at BAE Systems in Lancashire, England, this week to mark the handover of the 100th Typhoon production aircraft. This aircraft is the 35th Typhoon to be handed over to the RAF and the 100th production aircraft to be manufactured by the four partner nations. Chris Boardman, BAE Systems managing […]

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VIDEO: Korean Air takes delivery of its first Airbus A380

  Korean Air has formally taken delivery of its first Airbus A380, becoming the sixth carrier to operate the double-deck aircraft. The Seoul-based operator accepted the jet, MSN35, during a ceremony at Toulouse. Continue reading…. Video footage courtesy David Kaminski-Morrow  PICTURES: Korean’s first A380 takes deliveries almost to 50 PICTURES: Korean Air unveils newly painted A380 […]

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EBACE: New interior design for 787 bizjet

As our correspondent Mary Kirby reports on her Runway Girl blog, Gore Design Completions is showcasing a radical business aircraft interior design concept for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner at #EBACE11 in Geneva.The design, which features an open floor plan, “is about movement and how it reflects its environment”, says Core Design Completions.  “Swirling patterns in […]

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EBACE: New livery for Airbus corporate jets

Airbus has introduced new names, branding and colours for its corporate jets, in a move aimed at reflecting commonality throughout the family and the modernity of the jetliners. The words “Airbus ACJ” will now precede the model of the airliner from which each corporate jet is derived, with the A318 Elite becoming the Airbus ACJ318; […]

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In tribute: 757s and 767s from American Airlines and United Airlines

I break with our norm of only featuring one aircraft/photo to feature four aircraft who bear the connection of being the types involved in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks that killed their crew and passengers, civilians in the buildings three of the jets were crashed into, and averted additional deaths from courageous actions of […]

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First new liveried 737 for Aerolineas Argentinas

Aerolineas Argentinas’ new livery has made its Boeing 737 debut in Subang, Malaysia where former Virgin Blue 737-700 VH-VBA has been re-painted in the Argentine carrier’s colours.The livery was announced last June, a few months before the carrier revealed its intention to join the SkyTeam alliance, which it expects to formalise next year.These photos are […]

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