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The Boeing T-X aircraft has one engine, twin tails, stadium seating and an advanced cockpit with embedded training. The system also offers state-of-the-art ground-based training and a maintenance-friendly design for long-term supportability. This animation depicts two Boeing T-X aircraft in action. Boeing unveiled not one, but two production T-X aircraft in St. Louis. Boeings design… » read more

  Posted by The Aviation Blog

Le discours a changé. Les résultats financiers de Ryanair pourraient bien être affectés par le Brexit, contrairement à ce que la compagnie aérienne aurait laissé entendre il y a quelques mois. Fervente militante du « Remain », Ryanair s’est retrouvée plutôt dépourvue quand les urnes ont décidé la sortie du Royaume-Uni de l’Union Européenne. Toutes… » read more

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From 30 hours to 30 seconds

Here’s a time-lapse view of the world’s “Largest solid 3-D printed item” being made. Boeing and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory created the object, which measures 5.3 metres long, 1.7 metres wide and half a metre tall. The component, a wing trim and drill tool that Boeing will use to build… » read more

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Remembering Joe

Recent passing of the legendary Joe Sutter has touched the entire aviation world. We would like to remember the Father of the 747 through the words of Randy Tinseth, vice president marketing for Boeing Commercial Airplanes. “I got to know Joe very well during my time on the 747-8 program. His love for the airplane… » read more

  Posted by The Aviation Blog

Freighter conversion is doubling the life of passenger airplanes. To convert them, engineers create original design solutions for each airplane. After extensive work, the converted airplanes are sent back to work as freighters for another 20 years, saving them from being parked and replacing less efficient freighters at the same time. Learn more about Boeing… » read more

  Posted by The Aviation Blog

From Plants to Planes

Next time you fly, imagine that the interior of the airplane was made from plant-based materials, making much of the cabin sustainable. Boeing’s improving the environmental performance of airplane interiors through novel use of flax. See more Boeing innovations at http://www.boeing.com/innovation/   Discover more on the Boeing YouTube channel

  Posted by The Aviation Blog

The 737 MAX is living up to its name in a new video demonstrating the maximum performance capabilities of Boeing’s newest airplane. The video was captured in Moses Lake, Wash., as Capts. Mike Bryan, Greg McCann and Chris Dobb, all Boeing Test & Evaluation pilots, practiced the flight demonstration they performed at the Farnborough International… » read more

  Posted by The Aviation Blog

AirBerlin, la deuxième compagnie aérienne allemande après Lufthansa, vient de vendre son dernier avion en propre selon la presse allemande. A partir d’aujourd’hui, la compagnie opérera uniquement des avions en leasing. Qu’est-devenu l’Airbus A320 aux livrées d’Etihad et de AirBerlin, inauguré spécialement en 2014 pour célébrer le partenariat commercial étroit des deux compagnies ? En… » read more

  Posted by Bruits de cockpit

Boeing celebrates its first centennial on the 15th of July 2016!! The last episode of “The Age of Aerospace” called “Dreamliner” reveals the technology, resources and risk required to build commercial aircraft in the modern world through the story of the most recent revolution in jet design, the 787 Dreamliner. >> Full Episode Online: Dreamliner… » read more

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Francfort Hahn, l’aéroport low-cost allemand en déficit chronique, ne connaîtra pas une fin heureuse. Censé racheter la structure pour 16millions de dollars, l’investisseur chinois ne s’est toujours pas manifesté un mois après. Francfort-Hahn est l’aéroport allemand qui jouit certainement de la pire réputation en Allemagne. Avec un trafic en chute libre depuis 2014, l’aéroport est… » read more

  Posted by Bruits de cockpit

A la surprise générale, le Brexit a été prononcé la semaine dernière. Les compagnies aériennes anglaises (et Ryanair) ont toutes dévissé en bourse. Depuis, elles tentent de réagir en trouvant des portes de sortie. easyJet cherche précipitamment une issue A abaissé les prévisions de ses résultats annuels A vu son action dégringoler de 23,8% après… » read more

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