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A chance encounter

An Airbus A340-300 and an Airbus A380 together

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American Airlines goes back to the ’80s

To celebrate 30 years of flights to London Heathrow, American Airlines has released this tremendous, nay, glorious image of members of staff dating from 1988. I think it’s probably the hair – just the wrong side of boufant – that does it for us. As to whether the jet is still in service, well, it’s […]

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Air-to-air with 747-8 Intercontinental on maiden sortie

Boeing has released these two photos, one showing the 747-8 Intercontinental above clouds and the other of the aircraft above snow-capped mountains in Washington state. They were both taken during the aircraft’s maiden sortie on Sunday 20 March. During the 4h and 26min flight, the aircraft reached an altitude of 6,096m (20,000ft) and a speed […]

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Anadolujet 737-400

Today’s image of the day is an Anadolujet 737-400 photographed by AirSpace user dream.In recent 737-400 news, A June 2008 uncommanded pitch-up of a Boeing 737-400 operated by Tailwind Airlines has resulted in five recommendations by the US National Transportation Safety Board to the Federal Aviation Administration focusing on elevator system redesign for 737-300/400/500 models. […]

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Artist’s impression of American Airlines 777-300ER

Here’s an artist’s impression, from Boeing, of what American Airlines’ newly-ordered 777-300ERs will look like.American says it  plans to use its 777-300ERs to grow operations in slot-constrained airports and serve new long-haul markets. Read more…

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A350 final assembly to begin “before end 2011″

Airbus has indicated a schedule slip for A350 development, no longer identifying the third quarter of 2011 as the date for commencing final assembly, instead stating only that it will begin before the end of the year. Continue reading…

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Aigle Azur’s First Directly Purchased Airbus A319

Airbus From an Airbus press release: The French private airline Aigle Azur has received its first directly purchased brand new Airbus A319 at a delivery ceremony in Hamburg yesterday. This new aircraft will join Aigle Azur’s fleet of ten A320 Family aircraft, comprising three A319s, three A320s and four A321s. The new A319 will be […]

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Air France A380 Cabin Layout

By popular request from yesterday’s Image of the Day comparing the A380 cabins of Singapore Airlines, Qantas, and Emirates, here is the cabin layout for Air France. Read more from our special report of the A380′s two years in service.

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Air Caraibes A330 delivery flight

Picture credit – French Frogs Aviation/Yannick Delamarre   Delivery flight of Air Caraibes A330-323 s/n 1021 F-GOTO flight TLS/ORY on 18 June. Aircraft profile: Airbus A330

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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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