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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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Southern Air Boeing 777 Freighter N714SA
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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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Rendering of a RwandAir Bombardier CRJ900
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RwandAir Orders Two New Bombardier CRJ900s

Posted March 20, 2012 by NYCA Admin

RwandAir has signed a firm order for two CRJ900 regional jets from Bombardier Aerospace, with options to purchase two more planes, the airline announced on Monday. The deal is worth about $89 million based on list prices.

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A Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner for Air India has been painted in the airline's distinctive white and red livery
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Plane of Note: First Boeing 787 Dreamliner in Air India Livery Debuts in New Delhi

Posted March 12, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner to wear Air India colors has arrived at its new home, though only temporarily.

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Pallets of medical supplies are loaded onto a new Uzbekistan Airways Boeing 767-300ER
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New Boeing Airliners Deliver Urgently Needed Supplies to Developing World

Posted March 11, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Transport of critical supplies aboard brand new planes are becoming commonplace as Boeing delivers more airliners to the developing world.

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On the 787 flight deck during our flight from Boston to Newark
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Flying High With the Boeing 787 Dream Tour

Posted March 8, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Step aboard Boeing’s flying international road show for a rare experience aboard the new 787 Dreamliner.

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