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Boeing delivers first 787 to ANA

All Nippon Airways, launch customer for the Boeing 787, has taken contractual delivery of its first of 55 aircraft three and a half years late. Boeing completed the transaction … Continue reading….     787′s excess weight drives mission profile: ANA Labour relations trumped 787 profitability on line selection: Documents Boeing plans mission-control centre to […]

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Flight International 19-25 Jan: 40 Years of 747 Service

This week Flight International, as the 747 approaches its 40 birthday, reviews the highlights of the jumbo jet’s career and looks forward as the latest version of the widebody gets into stride. Review of the 747′s 40 years of service Whichever way you look at it, the Boeing 747′s legacy is remarkable. Probably the most […]

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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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PICTURES & VIDEO: Concorde simulator restored to ‘flying status’ at Brooklands museum

If you thought that you’d missed the chance to take the controls of Concorde for a supersonic flight, think again. Thanks to the Brooklands Museum near Weybridge in Surrey, the original full flight simulator used to train British Airways pilots has been restored and is being made available for private hire. Continue reading… Concorde in […]

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