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Rendering of a Boeing 737-9 MAX with the new Advanced Technology Winglet. (Image by Boeing)
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Boeing Says Radical New Winglets on 737 MAX Will Save Even More Fuel

Posted May 2, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Boeing on Wednesday revealed a unique dual-feather design for the winglets on its upcoming 737 MAX series.

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The first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner built at the airframer's new North Charleston, South Carolina, assembly facility. (Photo by Boeing)
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Boeing’s First South Carolina-Built 787 Dreamliner Emerges From Factory

Posted May 1, 2012 by NYCA Admin

An Air India-bound Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner rolled off of the airframer’s controversial South Carolina, assembly line on Friday to a celebration of the first aircraft completed at the new facility.

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Airbus Rolls Out First New A320 With Sharklets

Posted April 27, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Airbus has completed its first A320 aircraft built with Sharklet wing-tips, a design improvement expected to save operators large amounts of fuel.

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Lufthansa's first Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental (D-ABYA) takes off on a test flight. (Photo by Boeing)
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Boeing Delivers First 747-8 Intercontinental to Lufthansa

Posted April 25, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Lufthansa on Wednesday became the first airline to take the delivery of Boeing’s new 747-8 Intercontinental, a critical milestone for the largest passenger plane ever built by the airframer.

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Damage at the Spirit AeroSystems facility in Wichita, Kansas. (Photo by Spirit AeroSystems, via Flickr)
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Tornado Ravaged Spirit AeroSystems Says Wichita Factory Looking Good Overall [with Photos]

Posted April 16, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The Kansas factory that builds the fuselage of the Boeing 737 and many other aircraft components remained closed on Monday after a tornado tore through it on Saturday.

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A collapsed building at the Spirit AeroSystems complex in Wichita. (Photo by KWCH12, via Twitter)
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Boeing 737 Fuselage Factory, Other Aerospace Builders Suffer Direct Hit from Kansas Tornado [UPDATED]

Posted April 15, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The Spirit AeroSystems complex in Wichita that builds every Boeing 737 aircraft fuselage suffered a direct hit from a tornado on Saturday, damaging at least 10 buildings and knocking out power.

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The 787 Dream Tour plane touches down in Istanbul in April.
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Sixth Leg of Boeing 787 Dream Tour Flies Through England, Norway, Italy and US

Posted April 13, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The Boeing 787 Dream Tour will make eight stops through seven cities in Europe and the US from late April through mid-May, Boeing announced on Wednesday.

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Boeing and Transaero executives celebrate the deal aboard the 787 Dream Tour plane over Russia. From left: Alexander Krinichansky, Transaero Airlines executive director; Alexander Pleshakov, Transaero Airlines chairman of the board; Marty Bentrott, vice president of Sales for Middle East, Russia and Central Asia, Boeing Commercial Airplanes; Serdar Gurz, director international Sales, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. (Photo by Boeing)
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Transaero Orders Four Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners

Posted April 9, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Russia’s Transaero Airlines and Boeing have finalized an order for four 787-8 Dreamliners in a deal worth $744 million based on list prices.

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Air France's newest Boeing 777-300ER (F-GZNL) takes off for Paris on its delivery flight. (Photo by Boeing)
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Air France Receives 60th Boeing 777 Airliner

Posted April 4, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Air France this week received its 60th Boeing 777 passenger jet and the first to feature the airline’s new lie-flat Alize Premium Economy product.

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TAAG Angola Airlines's first Boeing 777-300ER (D2-TEG). (Photo by Boeing)
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TAAG Angola Airlines Finalizes Order for Three More Boeing 777-300ER Jets

Posted April 3, 2012 by NYCA Admin

TAAG Linhas Aereas de Angola, also known as Angola Airlines, on Monday finalized an order for three 777-300ERs, worth $895 million at list prices.

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A LAN Airlines Airbus A319 (CC-CPL) on short final for Santiago. (Photo by Gordon Gebert)
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Chile Needs Over 160 New Airliners in Next 20 Years, According to Airbus Report

Posted March 31, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A new Airbus report forecasts a need for 164 new airliners in Chile’s burgeoning travel market through 2030, the airframer announced this week.

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AeroSvit Boeing 737-800.
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Ukraine’s AeroSvit Receives First Boeing 737-800

Posted March 31, 2012 by NYCA Admin

AeroSvit Ukrainian Airlines this past week celebrated delivery of their first of seven Boeing 737-800′s scheduled for delivery over the coming years.

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Looking through the heads-up display on the Boeing 787 simulator. (Photo by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren)
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Flying Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner Training Simulator

Posted March 30, 2012 by David Parker Brown

How do you train to fly the most advanced airliner ever built? In the most advanced flight simulator ever built, of course.

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The first Japan Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner. (Photo by Dan King)
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Photos: Japan Airlines Flies Home With First Two Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Posted March 27, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Japan Airlines flew home from the Boeing factory in Everett, Wash. on Monday with not one, but two Boeing 787 Dreamliners, the first of 45 copies ordered by the Tokyo-based airline.

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Officials from Japan Airlines, Boeing and GE pose for a photo with the carrier's newly delivered 787 Dreamliner.
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Japan Airlines Ceremony Marks Delivery of its First Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Posted March 26, 2012 by John Harrell

Japan Airlines’ president received the keys Monday to the carrier’s first two Boeing 787 Dreamliners, moving JAL a step closer to launching the first-ever Dreamliner revenue route in the United States.

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Plane Of Note: Southern Air Boeing 777 Freighter Performs Low Pass and Wing Wave on Delivery Takeoff

Posted March 24, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Departing from Paine Field in Washington on its delivery flight to LAX, the new plane performed a low-pass and a wing wave.

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Boeing's 787 Dream Tour plane (N787BX) seen during a visit to Boston Logan International Airport. (Photo by Matt Molnar)
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Boeing 787 Dream Tour Continues Through Santiago, Shannon, Baku, Moscow, Istanbul and Madrid

Posted March 23, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The fifth segment of Boeing’s 787 Dream Tour will include stops across South America, Central Asia, Russia and Europe.

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JAL's 787 delivery will mean this is the last time we use this computer rendering. Real photos from now on
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Japan Airlines to Receive First Boeing 787 Dreamliner on March 25

Posted March 21, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Japan Airlines will take delivery of its first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner on Sunday, March 25, and will fly it to Tokyo the following day, the airline announced on Wednesday.

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The first Boeing 787 Dreamliner for Japan Airlines seen here and all 44 additional copies will be powered by GEnx-1B engines
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Boeing Wins FAA Certification for 787 Dreamliner Powered by General Electric GEnx Engines

Posted March 20, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday granted Boeing an amended type certificate for 787-8 Dreamliner powered by General Electric GEnx-1B engines.

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A Boeing 747-8 Freighter under construction in Everett
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Boeing Worker Pinned by 747 Spoiler Rushed to Hospital

Posted March 20, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A Boeing employee was seriously injured Monday night when he was pinned between the spoiler and wing flaps of a new 747 under construction.

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