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All Blacks invade the home of French rugby

While the press release from ATR boasts of its first delivery of an ATR 72-600 to Air New Zealand, we’re pretty sure the accompanying photograph shows the turboprop – complete with distinctive All Black livery – flying over ATR’s home city of Toulouse. The delivery is the first from a 2011 order of seven 68-seaters, […]

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None more black: ANZ’s latest 777

To borrow from Spinal Tap: How much more black could it be? None more black. It’s Air New Zealand’s latest Boeing 777-300ER (ZK-OKQ) resplendent in the All Black colour scheme sat next to a Beech 1900D turboprop belonging to Eagle Airways at Auckland. Could it be any more awesome? None more awesome. Credit: Peter Clark

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Boeing ups 787 weights, shrinks -9 wing

After more than two years of delays and speculation about the impact of excess weight on the 787‘s carbonfibre airframe, Boeing has increased the maximum take-off weight of all three variants and opted to shrink the wing of the 787-9 stretch. The changes, disclosed in the December 2009 revision of the 787Airport Compatibility document, identify […]

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F1 Car Versus Boeing 777

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