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  • PARIS AIR SHOW: 100 years of Paris air show highlights

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  • Tunisair-linked Mauritania Airways blacklisted by Europe

    <p>Tunisair affiliate carrier Mauritania Airways has been included on the European Commission's latest revision of...

  • Precision follows Pemco in launching 757 combi conversion

    Precision Conversions has joined Pemco World Air Services in launching a passenger-to-combi (P2C) conversion programme...

  • Two Ghanaian freight carriers added to EU 'blacklist'

    <p>Two Ghanaian airlines are facing operating restrictions in the European Union following a revision to the European...

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  • ANALYSIS: From vision to world's most successful commercial engine: 40 years of CFM

    News | 29 Sep 2014 10:07 | Murdo Morrison

    ​It began with a casual encounter in Paris and has flourished into a 40-year marriage with a prodigiously successful offspring. CFM International – the union between the USA’s General Electric and France’s Snecma – is heading towards production of its 30,000th engine. But the joint venture’s start, back in the 1970s, was stuttering. The first years of the transatlantic relationship were fraught with cultural and language challenges, questions over the structure of the enterprise, and concerns within the US administration over transfer of sensitive military technology.
  • Heroic failures: 11 aircraft that should have flown high but never quite took off

    News | 10 Dec 2013 13:32 | Stephen Trimble

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  • ANALYSIS: Still no heir to Concorde is apparent

    News | 17 Sep 2013 09:45

    A decade after Concorde’s sudden retirement in 2003, why does the introduction of a supersonic successor seem further away than ever?
  • Airborne Maintenance to build new widebody hangar

    News | 02 Jan 2013 17:17 | Kristin Majcher

    Airborne Maintenance and Engineering Services (AMES) plans to start building a new, two-bay hangar at Ohio's Wilmington Air Park in January. Construction...
  • FARNBOROUGH: After giant Leap, CFM looks to make small steps

    News | 02 Jul 2012 14:00 | Stephen Trimble

    After hauling in orders worth $11 billion at last year's air show in Paris, CFM International prefers to make a different sort of statement at Farnborough this year.
  • Overweight DC-8's tailstrike influenced Afghan ban

    News | 12 May 2011 07:44 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Slack operational oversight allowed an Afghan McDonnell Douglas DC-8-63 freighter to take off from a UK runway while nearly 12t above weight limits, resulting...