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Embraer E195-E2 Gains Type Certification

April 16, 2019 Pablo Diaz

At a ceremony held on Monday at the company’s facilities in São José dos Campos, Embraer received the Type Certificate for the E195-E2 from three regulatory authorities: ANAC, the Brazilian Civil Aviation Agency (Agência Nacional

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Planes Are Flying Longer but Not Faster

April 14, 2019 Hemal Gosai

New technology developed by incumbent aircraft manufacturing giants Boeing and Airbus are pushing aircraft farther and farther. Singapore to Newark, currently the world’s longest flight by distance, clocks in at 17 to 18 hours nonstop.

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Boeing’s 737 MAX: Two Opposing Viewpoints

March 13, 2019 Pablo Diaz

While the investigation about the Ethiopian ET302 crash is just starting, there is a strong division between Boeing 737 MAX operators: those who trust the aircraft and those who do not. Either due to an

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Several 737 MAX 8 Operators Begin to Ground Fleets

March 11, 2019 Ryan Ewing

Even though information is still scarce at this point, Ethiopian’s ill-fated ET302 flight has triggered a series of decisions of aviation authorities and operators regarding the Boeing 737 MAX. The Chinese Aviation Authority requested airlines,

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The Lost Art of Airborne Ice Accretion Testing

February 21, 2019 Ian McMurtry

On Oct.31, 1994, American Eagle flight 4184 impacted the cold Indiana turf as the aircraft suffered from supercooled droplets freezing and compromising the use of the ATR 72’s ailerons. The immediate impact of this new

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Brazilian Regulator Probes Embraer CFO

February 12, 2019 Hemal Gosai

The proposed joint venture between the United States’ Boeing and Brazil’s Embraer is facing another challenge as Brazil’s securities regulator has launched an administrative probe into the chief financial officer of Embraer in regards to

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Boeing 747: Celebrating 50 Years of Flight

February 9, 2019 Pablo Diaz

In each and every conversation about aircraft, her name comes up. And it is her name, because unavoidably, it has become the symbol of commercial aviation worldwide. Its beautiful design is without a doubt the

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