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Gulfstream G500 entering final series of certification testing

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.’s all-new family of business jets, the Gulfstream G500 and G600, continue to make solid progress toward anticipated U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) type certification this year. The G500 is entering the final stage of its flight test and certification program, while the G600 recently completed company field performance testing. “Both programs re...

Boeing 737 MAX 10 Reaches Firm Configuration

Boeing's 737 MAX 10 has reached a major milestone as the MAX program completed firm configuration on the airplane. This means engineers now have all the design requirements in place for what will be the largest member of Boeing's single-aisle family. Boeing announced the achievement today at the Singapore Airshow. "The steps we've taken to reach this point ensure the M...

Boeing Debuts First 737 MAX 7

Longest-range MAX airplane to begin flight test in the coming weeks First delivery to Southwest Airlines set for 2019 Boeing marked another airplane development milestone today as thousands of employees celebrated the debut of the first 737 MAX 7 at the company's Renton, Wash. factory. The MAX 7 is the third and newest member of Boeing's 737 MAX family to come down...

Boeing Delivers First 737 MAX for Oman Air

Flag carrier of Oman to operate a total of 30 MAX airplanes Airline's MAX fleet will feature enhanced interiors and inflight experience Boeing and Oman Air celebrated the delivery of the airline's first 737 MAX airplane, one of 30 that Oman Air will operate as it expands its fleet and service. The flag carrier of the Sultanate of Oman has long operated the efficient...

Boeing HorizonX Invests in Advanced Battery Technology Startup Cuberg

High-energy battery could accelerate the electrification of transportation Boeing announced its investment in Berkeley, Calif.-based Cuberg, Inc., a startup founded by former Stanford University researchers developing next-generation battery technology for potential aerospace and industrial applications. Cuberg developed an advanced battery cell that is designed to be a d...

MSH to present second prototype at Heli-Expo 2018 in Las Vegas

MSH is proud to present the second prototype (P2) of its SH09 single-turbine helicopter on the occasion of the 2018 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada, to be held from 27th February to 1st March. P2 has demonstrated the excellent flying characteristics and performance that underpin the SH09 multi-role capability. P2's successor aircraft, Prototype 3 (P3), is...

Gulfstream G500 embarks on world tour

 Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced that its all-new Gulfstream G500 business jet has begun a world tour to give current and potential customers an opportunity to experience firsthand the aircraft’s cutting-edge technology, unparalleled comfort and superior craftsmanship. The 12-country tour began this month at Dallas Love Field and will conclude in June. “This is a moment...

Boeing's 787-10 Dreamliner Cleared for Commercial Service by Federal Aviation Administration

US regulator awards amended type certificate to newest member of super-efficient airplane family Deliveries scheduled to start in first half of 2018 Boeing announced 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 ATC caps a successful flight test program tha...

BACA to deliver a winning hand for ACE 18

BACA CEO Dave Edwards met Robert Walters of London Biggin Hill Airport and Mark Ranger of EBAN and Charter Broker magazines to officially launch ACE 18, the annual charter broker exhibition and conference. ACE18 will take place at London Biggin Hill Airport on September 11th 2018. Building on the success of ACE 17 Edwards has been tasked with further developing ACE to deliver top level content...

Gulfstream delivers final G450

 Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced that it has delivered the final Gulfstream G450 as it prepares to usher in the next generation of business aviation with the all-new Gulfstream G500. “For the past 12 years, the G450 has been one of the best-selling business jets in the industry, beloved by pilots and passengers alike for its technological advances, smooth handling, impressi...

Gulfstream announces extensive 2018 schedule of product support events

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. will host a number of product support events in 2018, including its biennial weeklong Operators & Suppliers Conference, two Customer Advisory Board meetings, two flight operations forums and 11 operators forums. The events begin Jan. 23 in Zurich with a flight operations session that coincides with the World Economic Forum in nearby Davos, Switzerland. The flight...

Boeing, Adient Launch New Company to Design and Build Airplane Seats

Adient Aerospace will develop, manufacture and sell a portfolio of seating products to airlines and leasing companies Boeing and Adient announced the formation of Adient Aerospace, a joint venture that will develop, manufacture and sell a portfolio of seating products to airlines and aircraft leasing companies. The seats will be available for installation on new airplanes and as retrofit c...