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  • Boeing reveals 777-9X dimensions in airport brief

    Boeing has revealed a preliminary set of external dimensions for the 777-9X aircraft as part of its campaign to prepare airports far in advance of a scheduled entry into service in 2020.

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  • Unmanned helicopters could soon battle US wildfires

    The US Department of the Interior could begin using unmanned air vehicles to battle forest fire within a year based on...

  • Marshall Aviation Services prepares to offer widebody VIP completions

    Marshall Aviation Services – the business and commercial aviation arm of Marshall Aerospace & Defence Group – is...

  • PICTURE: Rolls-Royce test-flies composite blade

    Rolls-Royce has flown, for the first time, the composite blades to be used in its future UltraFan and Advance engine...

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  • ​ANALYSIS: China, Indonesia to dominate Asia-Pacific 2015 deliveries

    News | 22 Dec 2014 02:00 | Greg Waldron

    The year 2015 promises to be a strong one for passenger aircraft deliveries in the Asia Pacific, with carriers in the region to account for 36% of global deliveries during the year.
  • LAX awards contract for new 11-gate midfield concourse

    News | 19 Dec 2014 19:42 | Edward Russell

    ​The governing board of Los Angeles International airport (LAX) has awarded the contract for a new midfield satellite concourse, the next step in its plans to alleviate airside congestion at one of the busiest airports in the USA.
  • SkyWorks completes United lease deals

    News | 19 Dec 2014 10:55 | Olivier Bonnassies

    SkyWorks Leasing confirms that it has extended a number of leases with United Airlines on behalf of an unnamed US-based investor.
  • Cargolux 747-8F damaged in hard landing

    News | 17 Dec 2014 19:23 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Cargolux is awaiting a damage report from Boeing after one of its 747-8 freighters suffered a hard landing at Gabon’s Libreville airport.
  • Air Livery moves into Marshall hangar

    News | 17 Dec 2014 16:22 | Michael Gubisch

    UK aircraft painting specialist Air Livery to operate a widebody paint hangar at Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group’s site in Cambridge, UK.
  • FAA: Flutter resurfaces as 747-8 safety threat

    News | 16 Dec 2014 20:02 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​A proposed airworthiness directive from the US Federal Aviation Administration reveals flutter can develop on both passenger and freighter versions of the Boeing 747-8, and can occur regardless of how much fuel is in the aft fuel tank.