The brand new A350 XWB from Airbus, MSN1, has taken to the air for the first time from Toulouse today. This new aircraft is taking the fight to Boeing and the 787 as it looks to set the standard for passenger comfort.
With over 50,000 viewers watching live around the world the A350 XWB took to … Continued
Watch the Airbus A350 XWB take its first flight here from 7am UTC on the 14th June.
Airbus has confirmed that the A350 XWB first flight is planned for this Friday, 14th June, based on current visibility of the programme and the flight test status.
Weather conditions permitting, the A350 XWB “MSN1” will take off from Toulouse-Blagnac airport … Continued
The Eurocopter X3 hybrid helicopter has achieved a speed of 255 knots (472 km/hr) in level flight on the 7th June.
Several days before this accomplishment, the X3 helicopter reached a speed of 263 knots (487 km/hr) during a descent. With these two goals reached, the X3 concept has surpassed the unofficial speed record for a … Continued
Sikorsky has announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved a new functionality on the S-92® helicopter to provide offshore oil operators with an automated approach that reduces cockpit workload by 60 percent and allows safer operations under challenging weather and operating conditions.
Cessna has announced that the first production unit of the new Citation M2 business jet has reached the significant milestone of wing and fuselage mating. Certification is expected in the second half of 2013.
The first of Air New Zealand’s Boeing 787-9 aircraft to be constructed has achieved a major milestone this week with the arrival of the first major part of the new aircraft at Boeing’s Everett factory in Seattle three weeks ahead of schedule.