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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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PICTURE: Mozambique’s LAM takes first Embraer 190

Linhas Aereas Mocambique has taken delivery of the first of up to four Embraer 190s. The Mozambique flag carrier, whose fleet is based on Boeing 737-200s, has two E-190s on firm order and purchase rights for two others. Maputo-based LAM’s aircraft is configured in two classes, featuring nine business-class and 84 economy-class seats. Embraer says […]

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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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P-8 Poseidon performs maiden flight

Boeing’s P-8A Poseidon sub hunter has completed its first flight, marking the start of the aircraft’s rigorous flight test campaign, the company confirms. Continue reading….

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Southwest fun livery

Southwest Airlines has unveiled SI One, a Boeing 737-7H4 registered N922WN, easily distinguished by the lady painted livery.  SI stands for Sports Illustrated, and it features on its livery the not at all unpleasant sight of model Bar Refaeli. Read more….

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KLM celebrates 90th year with ‘retro’ Boeing 737

  Dutch carrier KLM has become the latest airline to adopt a retro-style livery, painting a Boeing 737-800 in a historic scheme to mark the company’s 90th anniversary. It was founded on 7 October 1919, and within five years had expanded from regional routes to serving its first intercontinental destination in Indonesia. It began transatlantic […]

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