Boeing moved the first 747-8 Freighter out of the paint hangar in Everett, Wash., Tuesday night sporting a special “light” livery.
Cathay Pacific Airways today took delivery of their 12th Boeing 777-300ER, which sports a special OneWorld alliance livery.
Boeing handed FedEx the keys to a shiny new 777 Freighter today, the box hauler’s first of 15 on order. In 2006, FedEx placed what is still the largest 777F buy to date, soon after canceling their A380F order due to the Airbus program’s chronic delays.
On this date in 1969, Brazil’s Ministry of Aeronautics formally created what would grow into one of the world’s foremost aircraft manufacturers. Here are some of our favorite photos of Embraer jets and props operating in diverse environments around the globe.
A Royal Air Maroc 767 suffered substantial fuselage and nose gear damage during a hard landing at JFK this past April. Here’s the story of the incident and the impressive engineering feats Boeing techs have pulled off to put her back in the sky.
The big Airbus makes a bouncy, swervy landing on a short runway at Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
American Airlines’ youngest 767-300ER has been seriously damaged in a maintenance accident at the carrier’s Fort Worth, Tex. repair facility.
Troubled 787 gets a new paint scheme, but new report says the chronically delayed aircraft may not get off the ground until 2010.
Does Obama want to own the airlines? A new ground management system at JFK. Thunderstorms wreak havoc on New York-area airports. Boeing issues an ultimatum.
An NYCA forum member visiting London caught perhaps the last photo of the tragic Yemenia A310, registration 7O-ADJ, as it approached Heathrow on Monday, June 28th.
Shanghai-based Spring Airlines wants to remove all the seats from its jets. The low-cost carrier has 13 Airbus A320s, but the lengthy wait for new aircraft is making it difficult to keep up with surging demand. A seatless plane would increase capacity 40%.
Air France 447 investigators focus on computer failures in crash. Did Billy Mays die as a result of a hard landing at Tampa? Airlines having difficult securing financing for new planes.
Awesome cockpit action from a British Airways Concorde flying from London Heathrow to JFK. Takeoff, supersonic acceleration and climb, descent and landing are shown in these three clips. Unbelievable how complex the cockpit was compared to modern aircraft.
Despite the airline industry’s current turmoil and counter to predictions by pundits that this years major international air show would be a bust, Farnborough got off to a great start with excellent attendance and all major exhibitors out in full force.
New York’s inaugural Airbus A380 service is coming sooner than expected, with Emirates moving up the initial flights from October to August.