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  • Qantas firms order for eight 787-9s


    Qantas Airways has announced an order for eight Boeing 787-9s that will be used to replace five of its ageing 747-400s and allow for future international growth.


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  • R-R makes progress on testing 787 engine upgrade


    ​Rolls-Royce is close to completing a round of testing on the latest version of the Trent 1000 engine for the Boeing...


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    ​Avio Aero came to the Paris air show with good news on the technology front, having just seen some of its 3D-printed...


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


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  • Qantas firms order for eight 787-9s

    News | 20 Aug 2015 00:03 | Ellis Taylor

    Qantas Airways has announced an order for eight Boeing 787-9s that will be used to replace five of its ageing 747-400s and allow for future international growth.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Qantas-firms-order-for-eight-787-9s-415882/
  • 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/
  • ANALYSIS: Rolls-Royce readies for Trent XWB-97 flight test on A380

    News | 31 Jul 2015 07:50 | Murdo Morrison

    ​A year after it powered to life for the first time in a concrete-walled test cell, the engine for the largest variant of the Airbus A350 will any day now be departing Rolls-Royce’s factory in Derby, and making its way by road and sea to Toulouse, where early in October it is set to make its maiden sortie on Airbus’s A380 flying testbed. Six to nine months and 120h of testing later, the Trent XWB-97 – exclusive powerplant for the A350-1000 – should fly on that aircraft for the first time, ahead of the type’s service entry in 2017.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Rolls-Royce-readies-for-Trent-XWB-97-flight-test-on-A380-414994/
  • 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/
  • ANALYSIS: Industry sees path to carbon-neutral aviation

    News | 03 Jul 2015 09:58 | Stephen Trimble

    ​In 1971 – 34 years after the first ground test of Frank Whittle’s prototype jet engine – General Electric’s CF6 commercial turbofan engine entered service with the Douglas DC-10-10, representing a historic breakthrough in fuel efficiency.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Industry-sees-path-to-carbon-neutral-aviation-413919/
  • R-R makes progress on testing 787 engine upgrade

    News | 25 Jun 2015 14:33 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Rolls-Royce is close to completing a round of testing on the latest version of the Trent 1000 engine for the Boeing 787, according to the Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) in the USA.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/R-R-makes-progress-on-testing-787-engine-upgrade-414043/