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Beluga offloading A320 Sections

Oct 19, 2011 TOULOUSE - Airbus SAS, the world’s largest planemaker, said its growth and that of competitor Boeing Co. may be hampered by component suppliers being starved of credit. Some banks are holding back on lending to reduce risk and maintain higher reserves, Chief Executive Officer ... Read more

IAE venture builds & supports the V2500 engine

Oct 13, 2011 EAST HARTFORD, CT - Pratt & Whitney will pay $1.5 billion for Rolls-Royce Group Plc’s share of a jet-engine venture that spawned lawsuits, as the companies find common ground to form a new partnership building engines for midsize airliners. Rolls-Royce also will receive an ... Read more

Comac's C919 and Bombardier's CS300

Oct 13, 2011 LAS VEGAS - NBAA - Bombardier Inc. hopes to decide by the end of 2011 whether to move ahead on a potential partnership with Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China on narrow-body jets, the head of the Canadian company’s aerospace unit said. The two companies are ... Read more

Louis S. Quattrocchi and Kathleen Padgett

Oct 12, 2011 Hartford, CT - TEAM.Aero recently visited Pratt & Whitney in Hartford, Connecticut and spoke with Louis S. Quattrocchi, Vice President Product Line Management Commercial Engines & Global Services and Kathleen Padgett, Manager, Communications, P&W Commercial Engines & Global Services ... Read more

Chinese Airlines ordered 59 B787 Dreamliners

Oct 12, 2011 BEIJING — Boeing on Tuesday officially opened a Beijing-based service center dedicated to China as it looks to stay competitive in one of the world's fastest-growing aviation markets. The new service center, Boeing executives said, is another sign of commitment to China—a booming commercial aircraft ... Read more

PW1200G in test stand

Oct 03, 2011 WEST PALM BEACH – Ground testing of Pratt & Whitney’s first PW1200G family engine – the PW1217G engine for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) – recently concluded. The engine, the first of an eight-engine validation and certification program, completed more than 300 hours ... Read more

Dreamliner delivered on a rainy day in Everett

Sep 26, 2011 EVERETT - The world’s first passenger-ready Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliner was delivered to Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways on a rainy and blustery day at Boeing’s facilities in Everett, Wash. A crowd of about 500 people, made up of employees, local politicians and ... Read more


Sep 01, 2011 SEATTLE - The Boeing Company's board of directors has approved the launch of the new engine variant of the market-leading 737, based on order commitments for 496 airplanes from five airlines and a strong business case.   "The re-engined 737 will allow Boeing to continue to deliver the most fuel efficient, most capable airplane with the lowest operating costs in the single-aisle market," said Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Jim ... Read more

Armavia Superjet 100

Aug 21, 2011 MOSCOW - Deals signed during the international air show MAKS have surpassed the event’s previous record of $10 billion. The Sukhoi Superjet 100, a joint project between Russia and France, hits the best-seller list. Jet engines have been roaring over Moscow for the past few ... Read more

First 787 in New ANA livery

Aug 07, 2011 EVERETT - The first Boeing 787 Dreamliner that will enter into service with launch customer ANA rolled out of the paint hangar this Saturday. The airplane bears a special livery signifying the core element's of ANA's service brand – innovation, uniqueness and the inspiration of Japan. ... Read more

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