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  • PARIS: Russia's Volga-Dnepr plans to take 20 more 747-8Fs


    ​Russian cargo specialist Volga-Dnepr Group has tentatively agreed to acquire another 20 Boeing 747-8 freighters.


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  • 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...


  • EBACE: BBJ models could extend 747-8, 737NG run, Boeing says


    ​Boeing could continue producing business jet versions of the 747-8 and the 737NG for several more years, says the ...


  • Component flaw delays GEnx engine shipments to Boeing


    A “production quality” problem in the first quarter caused GE Aviation to miss scheduled shipments for 29 GEnx...


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  • 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/
  • Boeing plans fourth 747-8 rate cut

    News | 24 Jun 2015 23:12 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Boeing has announced a fourth rate cut for the 747-8 programme over a two-year period, lowering monthly output to only one per month beginning in March 2016.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-plans-fourth-747-8-rate-cut-414010/
  • ANALYSIS: Paris air show 2015 order tracker – update

    News | 18 Jun 2015 13:45

    Order activity continued on the second day of the Paris air show with a large deal involving aircraft lessor AerCap, which signed up for 100 Boeing 737 Max 8s. The lessor had signed for the Airbus A320neo at last year's Farnborough air show.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Paris-air-show-2015-order-tracker-update-413551/
  • PARIS: Russia's Volga-Dnepr plans to take 20 more 747-8Fs

    News | 17 Jun 2015 07:56 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Russian cargo specialist Volga-Dnepr Group has tentatively agreed to acquire another 20 Boeing 747-8 freighters.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-Russias-Volga-Dnepr-plans-to-take-20-more-747-8Fs-413759/
  • PARIS: Is it too early to write the 747-8 obituary?

    News | 17 Jun 2015 06:07 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Analysts were writing the obituary for the 747-8 programme last January. When the US Air Force committed to buy the aircraft for an Air Force One replacement, Boeing was expected to cease production after delivering the two VC-25A replacements to the US government in 2017, concluding a proud, 48-year production run.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-Is-it-too-early-to-write-the-747-8-obituary-412924/
  • PARIS: LHT partners with GE for GE9X and GEnx-2B overhaul

    News | 16 Jun 2015 09:43 | Michael Gubisch

    Lufthansa Technik is building a joint-venture overhaul shop with General Electric to service the engines of its parent carrier's Boeing 747-8 and on-order 777X fleet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-LHT-partners-with-GE-for-GE9X-and-GEnx-2B-overhaul-413651/