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  • Il-96-400M
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    Wings mated to flight-test Il-96-400M

    2020-01-10T17:36:00Z

    Ilyushin has transferred the first test-flight Il-96-400M airframe to a final assembly line where it will be fitted with control systems and its cabin interior. Fuselage mating and attachment of the primary wing structure is complete. The prototype of the four-engined transport is intended to be finished before ...

  • Falcon 6X cr Dassault (2)
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    Falcon shipments dip in ‘difficult market’

    2020-01-10T16:40:00Z

    Deliveries of Falcon business jets dipped to 40 units in 2019, compared with 41 the previous year, with Dassault saying output for the period was five aircraft short of its 2019 guidance because of what it describes as “a difficult market”.

  • Extinction rebellion
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    ‘Flight shame’ a factor in Swedish traffic decline

    2020-01-10T14:16:00Z

    Passenger numbers at Swedish airports declined 4% last year, to around 40 million, from an all-time high the previous year.

  • TUI 787-8
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    TUIfly to start German-based 787 operation in Dusseldorf

    2020-01-10T13:11:00Z

    TUI’s German airline operation has selected Dusseldorf as a base for a planned long-haul operation with Boeing 787s.

  • Ryanair tails
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    Ryanair ups annual profit guidance from €800-900m to €1bn

    2020-01-10T11:33:00Z

    Ryanair has raised its profit guidance for the year ending 31 March to €1 billion ($1.1 billion), from a previous €800-€90 million, after a last-minute surge in Christmas and New Year bookings.

  • cesnna-winglet-c-Tamarak Aerospace
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    US court approves Tamarack’s reorganisation plan

    2020-01-10T09:57:00Z

    Business aircraft winglet manufacturer Tamarack Aerospace is hoping to exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection early in the second quarter, after a US court approved its reorganisation plan.

  • BA A319
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    British Airways A319 spoiler strayed after maintenance lapse

    2020-01-10T09:26:00Z

    Investigators have determined that failure to follow maintenance procedures resulted in a British Airways Airbus A319 experiencing in-flight control problems arising from a loose spoiler. While taxiing at London Gatwick on 2 April last year, the aircraft had returned to stand to resolve a flight-control status message, and two ...

  • President Volodymyr Zelensky
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    Missile attack on 737 yet to be proven: Ukrainian president

    2020-01-10T08:13:00Z

    Ukraine’s president has adopted a cautious approach over the Boeing 737-800 crash in Iran, as evidence mounts that the aircraft was brought down by a missile strike. President Volodymyr Zelensky stresses that the theory of a surface-to-air missile attack has not been confirmed but adds that it has not ...

  • Boeing 737 Max
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    Boeing releases ‘damning’ employee correspondence about Max

    2020-01-10T04:50:00Z

    Boeing has released more than a hundred pages of documents to the US Congress, including internal text messages and emails which include language that mocks airline customers, the Federal Aviation Administration and other regulators, as the planemaker navigated the certification process of the now-grounded 737 Max.

  • juneyao 787
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    Juneyao board approves setting up overseas branches

    2020-01-10T02:44:00Z

    Juneyao Airlines looks set to set up international branches in five countries, after its board voted unanimously to approve the move. In a stock exchange disclosure detailing resolutions of a recent board meeting, the carrier states that it was looking to set up branches in Iceland, the United Kingdom, ...

  • UIA 737-2
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    NTSB appoints representative to Iran-led 737 crash investigation

    2020-01-10T02:40:00Z

    The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has designated a representative to participate in the Iran-led investigation into the 8 January crash of Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752.

  • Plueger
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    Air Lease chief Plueger praises ‘order-book model’

    2020-01-10T01:41:00Z

    New or recent entrants to the aircraft leasing marketplace that lack discipline risk becoming buying opportunities for the top handful of lessors, says Air Lease Corporation chief executive John Plueger at the 9 January Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2020 Defense Outlook Commercial Aerospace Forum in New York. ...

  • F-35B Lighting II performs deck landing qualifications on the USS Wasp March 5, 2018
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    USA approves Singapore to buy up to 12 F-35B stealth fighters

    2020-01-10T00:16:00Z

    The US State Department approved a possible Foreign Military Sale of up to 12 Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II stealth fighters to Singapore for an estimated $2.75 billion.

  • First flight of Harbour Air's all-electric DHC-2 Beaver
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    Harbour Air to resume electric-powered Beaver flights as certification work begins

    2020-01-09T22:55:00Z

    Canadian commuter airline Harbour Air expects to conduct additional flight tests of its electric-powered de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver as soon as next week as it builds off a successful first flight last month.

  • uia 737-800
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    Iran surface-to-air missile downed Ukraine 737: Canadian and US officials

    2020-01-09T20:48:00Z

    Canadian and US officials believe Iranian military forces, possibly by mistake, shot down the Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800 that crashed outside Tehran on 8 January, killing 176 people.

  • Northrop Grumman’s APG-83 radar being installed in an Air National Guard’s F-16 at Joint Base Andrews Maryland
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    First Air National Guard F-16 receives AESA radar

    2020-01-09T19:03:00Z

    An Air National Guard F-16 recently received the fleet’s first active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland.

  • Airbus Mobile FAL
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    Airbus plans to hike Mobile A320 output to seven per month

    2020-01-09T18:50:00Z

    Airbus plans to boost A320neo production at its Mobile, Alabama site to seven aircraft monthly in 2021, an effort that comes amid a US-imposed import tax on European-made commercial aircraft.

  • QantasLink Fokker 100
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    Australian investigators probe QantasLink Fokker 100 overrun

    2020-01-09T18:37:00Z

    Australian investigators are probing an overrun during landing by a QantasLink Fokker 100 at the remote Newman airport in the west of the country. The aircraft stopped about 100m beyond the far end of runway 05, which has a length of about 2,000m. None of the passengers or ...

  • UIA 737
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    Tehran 737 crash probe proceeds amid disquiet over circumstances

    2020-01-09T17:31:00Z

    Iranian investigators have established a working group to examine the possibility of unlawful action against the Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800 which crashed outside Tehran on 8 January. The Civil Aviation Organisation says it has set up several groups to look into various aspects of the crash, in line ...

  • Finnish air force F/A-18C
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    Finland launches HX fighter evaluation work

    2020-01-09T15:06:00Z

    Finland has launched the latest stage of its HX fighter contest, with a first candidate type now involved in flight evaluation from the nation’s Pirkkala air base.