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Honeywell’s Convair 580 test aircraft gets a facelift

Honeywell has given its Convair 580 test aircraft a facelift to reflect the trademark red and white colour scheme of its engine/avionics manufacturer. The twin-engined turboprop – registration N580HW – is pictured at its Paine Field in Everett, Washington base where it is used to test the new avionics. The CV580 was previously decked in […]

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Big two aircraft output at all-time high despite recession

There was no hiding Airbus boss Tom Enders’ glee this month at the Airbus/EADS annual conference in Seville when he confirmed that the airframer had defied “the so-called experts” and rather than slashing production by 30%, had kept its nerve and broken all its records in 2009. It was a different story on sales, with […]

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