Boeing Delivers Final 747 Aircraft to Atlas Air

February 1, 2023 @ 08:45 AM

Boeing completed delivery of the final Boeing 747 to Atlas Air, bringing to a close more than a half century of production. Boeing employees who designed and built the first 747, known as the "Incredibles," returned to be honored at the Everett factory where the journey of the 747 began in

Israel’s Elbit Systems to Supply Large Main Deck Cargo Doors for Boeing...

January 24, 2023 @ 09:10 AM

Elbit Systems wholly-owned subsidiary, Elbit Systems-Cyclone LTD., has won a contract for the supply of aero-structure assemblies to The Boeing Company

Last Boeing 747 to Join Atlas Air's Freighter Fleet

December 8, 2022 @ 11:16 AM

The last Boeing 747 to be manufactured left the company's widebody factory in advance of its delivery to air freight operator, Atlas Air in early 2023."For more than half a century, tens of thousands of dedicated Boeing employees have designed and built this magnificent airplane that has truly changed the

Airbus, Boeing to Lose Russian Market as Aeroflot Signs 339 Aircraft Deal...

September 7, 2022 @ 05:28 AM

Russian airplane maker, United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) and national airline, Aeroflot, signed an agreement of intent to purchase 339 aircraft including 210 MS-21, 89 SSJ-NEW and 40 Tu-214 under leasing terms from 2023 to 2030. Yury Slyusar, General Director of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) and Sergey Aleksandrovsky, General Director of...

Rostec Conducts 100th Flight of MC-21-310 Aircraft with Russian-made Engine

August 9, 2022 @ 12:32 PM

Rostec has announced the hundredth flight of the MC-21-310 medium-haul airliner fitted with domestic PD-14 engines at Zhukovsky near Moscow. The aircraft is undergoing a flight certification test program at the Flight Research Institute (LII) named after V

Rostec Develops Bird Protection System for Passenger Aircraft

August 6, 2022 @ 06:37 AM

Ruselectronics holding, a subsidiary of Russias state-owned Rostec, has developed a bird protection system for airports - Orni. The system is able to track the flight of up to a hundred birds simultaneously at a distance of up to 21 km

Ruselectronics Develops Components to Replace U.S.-made Electronics in SSJ-100, MC-21 Airliners...

July 25, 2022 @ 01:41 PM

Russias Rostec-owned Ruselectronics holding has developed electronic components to replace American-made communications equipment of SSJ-100 Superjet and MC-21 aircraft. The technical parameters of the new devices make it possible to completely replace American products in the on-board radio communication equipment, state-owned Rostec said in a

Angola's Launda International Airport to become Part of China's 'Air Silk Road'

June 26, 2022 @ 02:08 PM

Angola's upcoming Luanda international airport, being constructed by China Aviation Technology International Engineering Company (CATIEC) will become a part of China's 'Air Silk Road' strategy.On June 17, the naming and unveiling ceremony of the new Luanda International Airport in Angola, built by CATIEC, was held in the Angolan capital

Collins’ Hypergamut Lighting System Reduces Jetlag, Syncs with Real-Time Flight Data to...

June 15, 2022 @ 06:54 AM

Collins Aerospace launched its Hypergamut Lighting System at the Aircraft Interiors Exposition in Hamburg, Germany, on June 14. The advanced full-cabin lighting system is attuned to human biology to reduce passenger jetlag, color-optimized to improve the appearance of materials, food and fixtures throughout the cabin and autonomized to intelligently sync with real-time flight data to enable predictive and independent functionality

First Prototype of Russian Superjet NEW Airliner Revealed at Sukhoi Plant

June 4, 2022 @ 12:45 PM

A prototype of Russia's all-new Superjet-100 aircraft- called Superjet NEW - assembled with import substituting indigenously-made compenents, was revealed at the Komsomolsk-on-Amur plant of United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) on Friday. The Superjet-100 is Russia's most successful civil aircraft project with exports to Mexico's Interjet and Irish carrier Cityjet

Mitsubishi to Increase Parts Production of PW1100G-JM Engine that Powers Airbus A320neo...

April 26, 2022 @ 01:25 PM

Anticipating an increase in demand for the Airbus A320neo aircraft in the wake of Post-pandemic recovery, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has decided to increase the capacity of its Nagasaki plant that manufactures combustors for the PW1100G-JM engine that powers the A320neo family. Airbus plans to gradually increase production of the A320neo in response to robust demand for narrow-body aircraft

Russian MC-21 to Commence Commercial Fights as Cargo Aircraft

April 10, 2022 @ 05:42 PM

Russias sanctions-hit MC-21 airliner will commence commercial operations with Rossiya Airlines as a cargo carrier instead of as a passenger plane. The two MC-21 aircraft equipped with Pratt & Whitney engines imported earlier have already been type certified