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Air Austral to take 840-seat A380s in 2014

Reunion-based carrier Air Austral is expected to take delivery of its all-economy Airbus A380s in 2014. The carrier has signed a memorandum of understanding to acquire two of the type, which will be configured with around 840 seats. Read on….  Aircraft profile: Airbus A380 More aircraft profiles plus… create your own aircraft profile. 

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Airbus formally unveils A350 XWB design

Airbus has formally revealed the definitive design of the A350 XWB at a ground-breaking ceremony today for the new twin-jet’s production plant in Toulouse. Two large scale models ….

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Air France A380 almost ready for maiden flight

The new year has brought MSN033, the first A380 for Air France (European launch customer), out to the flightline in Toulouse yesterday. Read more from our own FlightBlogger….

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An AVRO “slight mishap”

  Flight reported a “slight mishap” that occurred on 24 December to A.V. Roe’s triplane. “After making several good flights at Wembley Park Mr. A. V. Roe had a slight mishap on Christmas Eve, of which we are able to give a snapshot.” The article shows a before and after picture and reported that “Mr. Roe […]

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Airbus A320 flies with blended winglets

  Airbus’s A320 flying testbed (F-WWBA) began another round of winglet flight-trials from Toulouse yesterday, this time equipped with a blended winglet designed by Aviation Partners (API). Read on…

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ARJ21 first flight

  China’s new regional jet aircraft, the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China’s ARJ21-700, has successfully completed its first flight. More….

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ATR 72

Continuing with our Italian theme this week here is a picture of an ATR 72. Aerei da Trasporto Regionale or Avions de Transport Régional (ATR) is an Italian-French based aircraft manufacturer. It was formed in 1981. Here is the new company’s announcement in the form of an advertisement found within our pdf archive.  

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Arrival of Corsair’s flight from Paris Orly over Maho Beach

This weeks AirSpace image of the week was uploaded by Brian T Richards . If you would like to upload your own images and have the chance to have them profiled in Flight International magazine, simply sign up and upload to your own free gallery.

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Qantas A380 Cabin First Flight from Hamburg

Qantas A380′s cabin first flight at Hamburg yesterday. Qantas Airways will take delivery of its first Airbus A380 on 19 September. It is the third airline to have the new aircraft type in its fleet. The airline has set 20 October as the date for its first Airbus A380 service, between Melbourne and Los Angeles. […]

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Air France Boeing 777F

The second Boeing 777F has joined the flight-test programme for the new all-cargo twinjet. The aircraft, one of the five ordered by launch customer Air France, is the first to appear in the carrier’s colours.

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