Virgin Atlantic has conducted the first transatlantic flight utilizing 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) aboard a Boeing 787 with Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines, departing from London's Heathrow and landing at New York's JFK airport. This flight, supported by government funding, aims to showcase the feasibility of a greener approach to aviation
AVIC International Engineering Company, a subsidiary of the Aviation Industry Corporation (AVIC) of China, successfully inaugurated Dr. Neto International Airport in Luanda, Angola, on November 10
The previous week witnessed an alarming surge of nearly 70 false bomb threats directed at French airports, consistently originating from the same email address located in Switzerland, according to French Minister of Transport, Clément Beaune. This was reported by French publication
Concern Radioelectronic Technologies of the Rostec State Corporation has delivered the first set of entirely Russian avionics for the cockpit of the imported MC-21 airliner, furthering the cause of import substitution in the aerospace industry. These avionics, including aircraft systems control panels and lighting equipment, have been developed by the Ulyanovsk...
Boeing has chosen RTX as a partner for NASA's project aimed at enhancing fuel efficiency and reducing emissions in future aircraft through the use of the Transonic Truss-Braced Wing (TTBW) concept. RTX will collaborate with Boeing to develop the X-66A flight demonstrator, which is part of NASA's Sustainable Flight Demonstrator project...
Russian VSMPO-Avisma, a supplier of titanium to Airbus and other European aircraft manufacturers, has been placed on a U.S
Russias United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has advanced deliveries of MC-21 and SJ-100 aircraft to Aeroflot airlines from 2025 to 2024 having completed the process of replacing western components with domestically-made ones. Sergei Chemezov, CEO of Rostec Corp
Russias state-owned Rostec has announced that the prototype of the 'SJ-100' short-haul aircraft, equipped exclusively with domestically sourced components, has completed its inaugural flight. The flight lasted 54 minutes, taking place at altitudes of up to 3,000 meters and reaching speeds of up to 343 km/h
A prototype of the Russian short-haul airliner SJ-100 fitted with only country-made parts has finished test runs with the front landing gear off the runway. The next stage of factory testing will be the first flight of the aircraft
Even as Russia is replacing foreign components in its Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ-100) regional jetliner, it had sent a proposal to Indias Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) to transfer older Western component-based aircraft to India. This information was revealed by a source from United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) to Defense Mirror at the ongoing ARMY-2023 Forum
Russias Aeroflot has sent one of its Airbus A330-300 aircraft to Iran for maintenance, the Russian news website RBC reported on Monday.This comes amid Western sanctions banning not only flights to and from Russia but also the maintenance of aircraft belonging to Russian airlines by Western manufacturers such as Boeing and Airbus
Boeing is leading a team tasked to develop a Transonic Truss-Braced Wing (TTBW) to accommodate advanced propulsion systems for fuel-efficient aircraft. The technologies demonstrated and tested as part of the Sustainable Flight Demonstrator (SFD) program will inform future designs and could lead to breakthrough aerodynamics and fuel efficiency gains