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Boeing 737 MAX 9 Awarded FAA Certification

February 16, 2018 Jace Moseley

Boeing received another boost to their 737 MAX program on Friday, when the Boeing 737 MAX 9 was awarded an amended type certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This officially certifies the aircraft for

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Next-Generation Aircraft Engines: The Weakest Link

February 11, 2018 Pablo Diaz

After the Airbus A320neo’s biggest customer IndiGo had to withdraw three aircraft from service due to engine related issues, the European builder and engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney decided to suspend all deliveries of the

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Airbus A321LR Completes Maiden Test Flight

January 31, 2018 Thomas Pallini

On Wednesday, Airbus announced that its newest narrowbody aircraft model, the Airbus A321LR, had completed its maiden flight test, the first step in the aircraft’s certification process. The test aircraft, MSN7877, flew for 2 hours

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Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner Receives FAA Certification

January 22, 2018 Pablo Diaz

Boeing announced on Monday that the 787-10 Dreamliner received an amended type certificate (ATC) from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), clearing the airplane for commercial service. The awarding of the ATC caps a successful

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Airbus: The Company to Watch in 2018

January 5, 2018 Hemal Gosai

Aircraft manufacturing giant Airbus’ future is not as bright as their recent success may suggest. The upcoming years are clouded with uncertainty given the changes in leadership and numerous alleged corruption scandals. While things may

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The Brazilian View on Boeing: Embraer Talks

December 27, 2017 Pablo Diaz

There is a close relationship between Boeing and Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica, globally known as Embraer. However, recently disclosed talks show that the two companies are looking to extend and deepen that bond in some

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