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Gustave vs. the Wright Brothers: Who Was Really First?

Posted December 17, 2014 by Melanie Rivera

For years, the Wright brothers’ first flight has been heatedly debated, with some historians claiming that Gustave Whitehead was actually the first. Here’s what we know.

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Boeing Prepares For First 787-9 Flight

Posted September 16, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Are you ready for another first flight? Wasting no time after the successful first flight of the Bombardier CSeries, the Boeing 787-9 is scheduled to take to the skies for the first time tomorrow at 10am Pacific, 1pm Eastern. As always, that time and date may change due to weather or other factors, but we […]

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Bombardier CSeries Takes Off For The First Time

Posted September 16, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

On Monday morning in Mirabel, just outside of Montreal, the Bombardier CSeries CS100 FTV-1 took to the skies for the first time. Just before 10am local time, the clean-sheet narrowbody started its roll down runway 06, taking off in an incredibly quiet manner. After five years of design and a few minor delays, the first […]

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Bombardier Prepares For First CS100 Flight This Morning

Posted September 15, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Today is the long awaited day for Bombardier, as the CS100 Flight Test Vehicle FTV1 is scheduled for its first flight at about 10am EST.  The CS100 is slated for delivery in the second half of 2014, and currently has only 63 firm orders, along with 114 orders for the larger CS300. You can watch the […]

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Competitors, Airlines Flock To Twitter, Congratulate Airbus On A350 Flight

Posted June 14, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

All the cool companies are on Twitter, that is a fact. Occasionally, these companies decide to have a bit of a chat between each other on Twitter, and the conclusion of the first Airbus A350 was one of those moments. As the celebration at Toulouse began, several competitors and airlines took to Twitter to congratulate […]

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Airbus Successfully Completes First A350 Flight

Posted June 14, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

In the early morning hours of Friday, Airbus A350 “MSN1″ climbed into the skies over Toulouse for the very first time. The first flight, just days before the 50th Paris Air Show, is a huge milestone in the A350 program, which is the latest widebody aircraft in the Airbus family. Much like the Boeing 787, […]

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UPDATED: Airbus Prepares For First A350-900 XWB Flight Tomorrow Morning

Posted June 13, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Tomorrow is a big day for Airbus, as the A350-900 XWB is scheduled for its first flight at 10:00am Paris time. The current plan, which is subject to weather conditions, calls for a four hour test flight out of and back to Toulouse. The A350-900 is slated for delivery in the second half of 2014, […]

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Condor Airlines Starts Flights from Seattle to Frankfurt

Posted June 24, 2011 by David Parker Brown

Condor Airlines flew their first Seattle-Frankfurt flight yesterday using a Boeing 767-300ER, greeted by a water cannon salute and a celebration at the South Terminal.

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