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Bye-bye BMIbaby

With low-cost carrier BMIbaby undertaking its last flight on Sunday, its fleet has now been moved to Norwich airport before the aircraft head off to their next destination. Thanks to former BMIbaby Captain Chris Wakes for the image. Credit: Chris Wakes

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Comlux move boosts Bahrain

In a boost for Bahrain’s efforts to rival Abu Dhabi and Dubai as a business aviation hub for the Middle East, the biggest Airbus corporate jet operator, Comlux, is to set up a business in the kingdom in partnership with MAZ Aviation of Saudi Arabia. The Swiss-based company will house an A319-based ACJ and an […]

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Boeing flies revised CFM56-7B Evolution nacelle on 737-900ER

    Boeing has flown a Boeing 737-900ER equipped with a revised version of the CFM International CFM56 nacelle in the number one (left-hand) position. The engine nacelle is elongated compared with the current CFM56-7B, which is the standard engine equipping Boeing’s Next Generation 737 family. Continue reading….

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AeroTrain tiltrotor could be future of air transport

  Picture credit: Karem Aircraft The AeroTrain development plan is focused on designing, analysing and testing the elements of the aircraft that are most different from the existing aircraft inventory,” Karem says. The TR53 would share a similar fuselage with the 737-600, with a 32m (106ft) length and 3.96m cross-section accommodating six-abreast seating. The most […]

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