European Aviation Safety Agency Validates FAA Certification of Boeing 777 Freighter EVERETT, Wash., Feb. 06, 2009 — The newest member of the Boeing [NYSE: BA] 777 family,the 777 Freighter, today received its formal stamp of approval from theEuropean Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). EASA validated the U.S. FederalAviation Administration’s (FAA) Feb. 3 type certification of the […]
Archive | February, 2009
UPDATE 7:37 PM: BIDDING WAR: FAILFeb. 5 (Bloomberg) — Airbus SAS Chief Commercial Officer John Leahysaid the aircraft maker is not in discussions to sell Ryanair HoldingsPlc hundreds of short-haul planes, quashing an attempt by theDublin-based airline to provoke a bidding war between the Europeanmanufacturer and Boeing Co., the Financial Times reported. Ryanair, which operates […]
Airbus today crossed the 200 order mark for the A380 with an order for two more of the type by Korean Air. The aircraft, which will operate in a three-class layout will link Seoul to destinations like Los Angeles, New York and Paris. Today’s announcement brings Korean Air’s total A380 order to 10 aircraft, with […]
Happy Groundhog day! It looks as though we’ll have six more weeks of winter. I don’t think London could/would disagree with this assessment today. GTF Update & CSeriesPratt & Whitney is hosting a media day on Tuesday recapping the initial results of ground and flight testing and looking ahead to 2009 for the PW1000G engine. […]
Just like last week, I’ve got another episode of Wings for you. This week’s Movie Monday details the development of the lightning-fast XB-70 Valkyrie supersonic bomber. I’ll let the video speak for itself. Enjoy! Part II after the jump.