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  • Solar Impulse grounded for repairs until spring 2016


    Bad news turned worse for the Solar Impulse round-the-world flight attempt as estimates of the time needed to repair “irreversible” battery damage caused by overheating jumped from “two to three weeks” to “several months” – leaving the all-solar aircraft grounded in Hawaii until spring 2016.


  • Other News for 747

  • Boeing reaches 787 milestone as leadership changes


    ​Boeing on 27 July delivered the 300th 787 aircraft, reaching the milestone less than four years after the type entered...


  • CFM delivers first Leap-1C to Comac


    CFM International has delivered the first Leap-1C engine to Comac for its in-development C919 narrowbody programme.


  • 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...


  • News Listings for 747

  • ANALYSIS: Engine makers prepare for possible new Boeing aircraft

    News | 28 Jul 2015 15:30 | Stephen Trimble

    ​By the end of the decade, a remarkable six clean-sheet commercial aircraft engines spanning two generations of propulsion technology are expected to enter service.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Engine-makers-prepare-for-possible-new-Boeing-aircraft-415024/
  • Boeing reaches 787 milestone as leadership changes

    News | 28 Jul 2015 00:58 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Boeing on 27 July delivered the 300th 787 aircraft, reaching the milestone less than four years after the type entered service.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-reaches-787-milestone-as-leadership-changes-415068/
  • ANALYSIS: Accident reports published so far in 2015

    News | 27 Jul 2015 09:10 | David Learmount

    Airline accident reports, either final or interim, published by investigators during the first six months of 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Accident-reports-published-so-far-in-2015-414521/
  • 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/
  • CFM delivers first Leap-1C to Comac

    News | 23 Jul 2015 02:11 | Mavis Toh

    CFM International has delivered the first Leap-1C engine to Comac for its in-development C919 narrowbody programme.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/CFM-delivers-first-Leap-1C-to-Comac-414924/
  • Solar Impulse grounded for repairs until spring 2016

    News | 15 Jul 2015 13:46 | Dan Thisdell

    Bad news turned worse for the Solar Impulse round-the-world flight attempt as estimates of the time needed to repair “irreversible” battery damage caused by overheating jumped from “two to three weeks” to “several months” – leaving the all-solar aircraft grounded in Hawaii until spring 2016.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Solar-Impulse-grounded-for-repairs-until-spring-2016-414672/