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  • Boeing enters detailed design phase on 777-9X


    Boeing can move into the detailed design stage for the 777-9X having now reached the firm configuration milestone, the airframer has disclosed.


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  • PICTURE: Korean Air receives its first 747-8I


    Korean Air has taken delivery of its first passenger variant of the Boeing 747-8 on 25 August.


  • Boeing revises "obsolete" performance assumptions


    ​A visitor to Boeing’s web site this week will be in for a shock: the listed seat-counts and range specifications for...


  • Boeing plans fourth 747-8 rate cut


    ​Boeing has announced a fourth rate cut for the 747-8 programme over a two-year period, lowering monthly output to only...


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  • Boeing enters detailed design phase on 777-9X

    News | 27 Aug 2015 13:57 | Stephen Trimble

    Boeing can move into the detailed design stage for the 777-9X having now reached the firm configuration milestone, the airframer has disclosed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-enters-detailed-design-phase-on-777-9X-416140/
  • PICTURE: Korean Air receives its first 747-8I

    News | 26 Aug 2015 03:14 | Firdaus Hashim

    Korean Air has taken delivery of its first passenger variant of the Boeing 747-8 on 25 August.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Korean-Air-receives-its-first-747-8I-416067/
  • ANALYSIS: The size and shape of the world airliner fleet revealed in our census

    News | 07 Aug 2015 15:00 | Murdo Morrison

    ​Airlines, it seems, cannot get enough of Airbus and Boeing narrowbodies. With the latest re-engined versions of the A320 family and the 737 due to enter service in the next two years, and both manufacturers sitting on hundreds of orders, deliveries of their existing single-aisle types have continued to mount over the past 12 months.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-The-size-and-shape-of-the-world-airliner-fleet-revealed-in-our-census-415505/
  • GE presses to lift icing limits on 787, 747-8 engines

    News | 03 Aug 2015 18:23 | Stephen Trimble

    ​GE Aviation plans to roll out a new software upgrade that could finally remove the last of the operating restrictions imposed two years ago on one of the engines that power the Boeing 787-8.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/GE-presses-to-lift-icing-limits-on-787-747-8-engines-415329/
  • Boeing revises "obsolete" performance assumptions

    News | 03 Aug 2015 00:15 | Stephen Trimble

    ​A visitor to Boeing’s web site this week will be in for a shock: the listed seat-counts and range specifications for nearly all of the company’s models have changed, some dramatically.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-revises-obsolete-performance-assumptions-415293/
  • ANALYSIS: Motion modifiers make for better simulator training

    News | 23 Jul 2015 11:32 | David Learmount

    Simulation is an essential tool for improving flight safety through better pilot training, but it could be even more effective, according to some in the industry. Indeed, airlines such as Lufthansa, Cathay Pacific and Cargolux – as well as the US Air Force – have recently decided on simulator motion-system upgrades to enhance their training programmes.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Motion-modifiers-make-for-better-simulator-training-414767/