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Armavia's first and only Superjet 100 (EK95015) is seen at Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport after its inaugural flight in April 2011. (Photo by Leonid Faerberg via Wikipedia)
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Superjet Launch Customer Armavia Returns ‘Unreliable’ Plane to Sukhoi

Posted August 7, 2012 by BNO News

Armavia has decided to return its Sukhoi Superjet 100 due to reliability problems and says it will buy a western plane instead.

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First electrical power-on of A350 XWB MSN1 flight-deck, with its six large interchangeable displays. (Photo by Airbus/P. Pigeyre)
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Airbus A350 Flight Deck Powered On for First Time

Posted August 4, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The cockpit of the new Airbus A350 XWB has been powered up for the first time.

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Hawker Aircraft Services at Little Rock Airport. (Photo by Hawker Beechcraft)
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Hawker Beechcraft to Layoff 170 Arkansas Workers

Posted August 4, 2012 by BNO News

Aircraft manufacturer Hawker Beechcraft said it plans to cut 170 jobs at its completion center in Arkansas.

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An Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet 100 (RA-89004, named K.H. Tskhovrebov) taxis at Moscow - Sheremetyevo Airport. (Photo by Nikiforov Konstantin, via wikimedia)
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Sukhoi Delivers 10th Superjet 100 to Aeroflot

Posted August 1, 2012 by BNO News

The 10th production Sukhoi Superjet 100 has been delivered to Aeroflot.

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A Nippon Cargo Airlines Boeing 747-8 Freighter takes off from Paine Field in Everett, Wash. (Photo by Boeing/Tim Stake)
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Nippon Cargo Airlines Receives First Boeing 747-8 Freighter

Posted July 31, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Nippon Cargo Airlines last week received its first Boeing 747-8 Freighter, becoming the Japanese launch customer for the new aircraft.

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A new Conviasa Bombardier CRJ-700 delivery flight enroute to Caracas from Fort Lauderdale. (Photo by Mark Lawrence)
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Conviasa Orders 20 New Embraer 190 Jets, Hints at US Flights

Posted July 31, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Venezuelan national airline Conviasa has placed an order for six new Embraer 190 aircraft with an option to buy as many as 14 additional jets.

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Eurocopter AS532 Cougar operated by the Bulgarian Army. (Photo by Martin777 via wikipedia)
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Helicopter Crash in French Alps Kills 6 Eurocopter Employees

Posted July 25, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A military helicopter performing a pre-delivery test flight crashed in the French Alps on Wednesday, killing six Eurocopter employees.

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Malaysia Airlines Airbus A380 flight demo. (Photo by tobyjim via Flickr, CC BY-NC-SA.)
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Epic Photo Post: 190 Pictures from the 2012 Farnborough Airshow

Posted July 14, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Boeings and Airbuses and Eurocopters, oh my! Dozens … no … hundreds of photos of the flight demos and static displays at Farnborough.

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Boeing vs Airbus Farnborough
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Farnborough Airshow 2012 Boeing vs. Airbus Order Scorecard

Posted July 11, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Tracking orders of the two biggest manufacturers at the world’s biggest airshow.

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Interjet SuperJet SSJ100.
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Interjet Firms Up Order for Five SuperJet SSJ100 Aircraft

Posted July 10, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Mexican low-cost airline Interjet has become the first western carrier to place a firm order for the Russian-built SuperJet SSJ100 airliner.

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Rendering of Boeing 737 MAX 8 wearing Air Lease Corporation livery. (Image by Boeing)
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Air Lease Corporation Orders 75 Boeing 737 MAX Airliners

Posted July 9, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Air Lease Corporation on Monday became the first leasing company to order the Boeing 737 MAX.

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Airbus Mobile event.
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Photos: Airbus Announces First US Factory in Mobile, Alabama

Posted July 8, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Waving thousands of American flags, Airbus announces construction a new A320 assembly line in Alabama.

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A Boeing 747-8 Freighter under construction in Everett
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Boeing Forecasts $4.5 Trillion Market for Airliners

Posted July 4, 2012 by Nate Strong

Boeing expects airlines to demand 34,000 new planes by 2031, fueled by growth in the Asia Pacific region.

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Boeing 767-300 Freighter and 777 Freighter wearing FedEx livery. (Image by Boeing)
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FedEx Buys 19 New Boeing 767-300F Jets While Shrinking 777F Order

Posted July 1, 2012 by NYCA Admin

FedEx has added 19 767-300 Freighters to Boeing’s order book, a $3.3 billion move to replace the some of the company’s aging aircraft.

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Some new Airbus A320neo jets could be built in Alabama. (Photo by Airbus)
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Airbus to Build A320 Factory in Alabama

Posted June 27, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Airbus would spend hundreds of millions of dollars to build their first manufacturing facility in the United States.

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Retiring Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Jim Albaugh, left, has been replaced by Ray Conner, right. (Photos by Boeing)
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Boeing’s Jim Albaugh Abruptly Retires, Ray Conner Becomes CEO of Airliner Unit Immediately

Posted June 26, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Jim Albaugh, President and CEO of Boeing’s Commercial Airplanes unit, announced his retirement on Tuesday. Longtime Boeing exec Ray Conner will replace him effective immediately.

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Thai Airways first Airbus A380 (HS-TUA, ln 0087). (Photo by Airbus)
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First Thai Airways Airbus A380 Emerges from Paint Shop

Posted June 26, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The first Thai Airways Airbus A380 was rolled out of the paint hangar following completion of painting and cabin installation in Hamburg.

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An ANA Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner at the gate at Tokyo-Haneda Airport. (Photo by Inaba Tomoaki, CC BY-SA)
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ANA to Buy Four Larger 787-9 Jets In Boeing Order Swap

Posted June 19, 2012 by NYCA Admin

ANA will receive four additional copies of the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner after adjusting their 55 plane order, the Tokyo-based airline announced Tuesday.

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At the Spirit AeroSystems Boeing Thank You celebration. (Photo by Spirit AeroSystems)
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Boeing Execs Visit Tornado-Ravaged Spirit AeroSystems to Thank Employees

Posted June 19, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Two months after a tornado shuttered a Kansas factory that builds many critical Boeing aircraft components, some of the airframer’s top brass visited Spirit AeroSystems to pay thanks to the men and women who quickly got the factory back up and running.

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An Emirates Airbus A380 on final approach. (Photo by MCPCShowcaseHD)
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Airbus A380 Wing Cracks: Who Is Paying?

Posted June 15, 2012 by Matt of MCPCShowcaseHD

The wing crack issue that has plagued the Airbus A380 over recent months is going to cost millions of dollars to correct, but who is actually responsible for the repairs?

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