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Boeing to Show Off All its Toys at Paris Air Show

Posted June 10, 2011 by Brandon Farris

With less than two weeks until the 2011 Paris Air Show, Boeing announced this week that it will be displaying five aircraft to show off to potential customers and fans: the 787 Dreamliner, the 747-8 Freighter, the 747-8 Intercontinental, a 737-800 with the new Sky Interior, and a 777-200LR.

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BAE Systems and Dassault Form Joint Venture to Build Drones

Posted June 8, 2011 by BNO News

BAE Systems, along with Dassault Aviation, on Wednesday announced a joint program to develop a next generation unmanned aircraft system called Telemos.

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Video: Inside Trump’s 757: Okay, It’s Not a Campaign Plane

Posted June 8, 2011 by NYCA Admin

After capturing the first video of Donald Trump’s new Boeing 757 in action and speculating that it was the perfect size to move Donald and an entourage around the country for a presidential run, the New York Post one-upped us and actually got onboard the jet. But about that $100 million price tag…

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India Buys 10 Boeing C-17 Globemaster III Military Transports for $4.1 Billion

Posted June 6, 2011 by BNO News

The government of India on Monday announced the purchase of 10 Boeing C-17 Globemaster III’s for approximately $4.1 billion.

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Mercedes-Benz Helicopter Makes Public Debut

Posted May 21, 2011 by BNO News

Eurocopter will soon deliver its first twin-engine EC145 Mercedes-Benz Style helicopter, after it made its world debut at the 2011 European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva this week.

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VistaJet Orders 18 New Business Jets from Bombardier

Posted May 17, 2011 by NYCA Admin

VistaJet on Monday announced an order for 18 new Bombardier business jets reportedly worth a total list price of $583 million.

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Dassault Introduces New Falcon 2000S Business Jet

Posted May 17, 2011 by BNO News

Dassault on Monday launched the Falcon 2000S, the French manufacturer’s latest entry into the mid-sized business jet market.

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Boeing Ups 777 Production Rate to Seven Planes Per Month

Posted May 16, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Boeing has for the fourth time begun producing their 777 widebody jets from five planes to seven planes per month, the company announced Monday.

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Boeing Wins U.S. Army Contract to Upgrade Chinook Helicopters

Posted May 12, 2011 by BNO News

The Boeing Company on Thursday announced that the U.S. Army awarded it a $23.7 million contract for modifications of many Chinook helicopters.

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Photos: Lufthansa Launches A380 Service to San Francisco

Posted May 11, 2011 by Brandon Farris

San Francisco crowds welcomed Lufthansa’s first A380 service from Frankfurt on Tuesday.

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Video: Boeing 747-8 Extreme Braking Test

Posted May 5, 2011 by NYCA Admin

How does Boeing test the braking limits on the largest aircraft they’ve ever built? File the brake pads down to the rivets, load up the plane to nearly a million pounds, gun the engines to 200 mph, then mash the brakes as hard as possible and watch them burst into flames.

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Korean Air Orders Five Airbus A330s and Two Boeing 777s

Posted May 5, 2011 by Brandon Farris

Korean Air has announced an order for five new Airbus A330-200s along with two additional Boeing 777-300ERs, with a total value of $1.58 billion at list prices.

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Second Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Completes First Test Flight

Posted April 27, 2011 by Brandon Farris

The second Boeing 747-8I took to the skies on Tuesday for its first test flight. This will be the first 747-8I to be delivered to Lufthansa by the end of this year.

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know (and More) About the History of Engine Cowlings

Posted April 25, 2011 by David J. Williams

Rarely is much attention paid to one of the most important design aspects of modern jet engines: The cowlings. Aviation safety expert David J. Williams explores the history and development of the modern engine enclosure.

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Sixth Boeing P-8A Poseidon Takes Flight

Posted April 24, 2011 by Brandon Farris

The fifth Boeing P-8A Poseidon made its first flight this week, the first Poseidon to fly since Boeing and the US Navy announced a new $1.6 billion contract for six of the heavily modified 737’s that are to replace the Navy’s fleet of aging Lockheed P-3 Orions.

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Video: Going Weightless During Boeing 747-8F Test Flight

Posted April 11, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Engineers testing structural capacity of the 747-8 Freighter experience a roller coaster-like weightlessness as Boeing pilots put the new jet through its paces.

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Qatar Airways Orders Five More Boeing 777s

Posted April 6, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Boeing and Qatar Airways today announced an order for five new 777 aircraft, worth $1.4 billion at list prices.

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Algeria’s Tassili Airlines Receives First Boeing 737-800

Posted April 6, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Tassili Airlines has taken delivery of its first Boeing aircraft, a 737-800. The Algiers-based carrier has three more on order.

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Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Test Plane Blows Tire on Landing in Seattle

Posted April 2, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental test aircraft blew a tire while landing at Boeing Field Saturday afternoon.

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WTO Rules Boeing Received $5.3 Billion in Illegal Government Subsidies

Posted March 31, 2011 by BNO News

The World Trade Organization on Thursday announced that plane manufacturer Boeing received at least $5.3 billion in illegal U.S. subsidies, following a complaint by the European Union

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