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The Spoils of War (and What the War Spoiled)

An unusual event in the history of a Boeing 727-200 in Air Salvage International's care...

Cessna SkyCourier Takes Flight

Textron has successfully flown its latest offering from the Cessna stable – the twin-turboprop 408 SkyCourier. The Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6-powered freighter has been specifically developed to carry three LD3 unit load devices per the requirements of FedEx Express, which has orders for 50 examples and options to double that number.

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COVID vs Goliaths

Unlike the majority of the world’s airliners, post-COVID-19 capacity levels are up in the air...

Flybe Collapse: Fleet Fallout

Martin Needham provides an overview of the Flybe fleet before crunching the big data to establish where the company’s grounded aircraft are currently located.

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MAX: Grounded, confounded

The Boeing 737 MAX crisis is without equal...

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Sleepless in Seattle

Martin Needham charts the path that led to Boeing’s annus horribilis...

A380 to make way for A321 production increase

Airbus is to capitalise on the drawing down of its A380 production line by boosting A320 Family production at its Toulouse/Blagnac site.

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Only Connect?

Martin Needham considers the future of Flybe...

Boeing Temporarily Suspends MAX Production

NINE MONTHS after the loss of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302, Boeing confirmed it would “prioritise the delivery of stored aircraft” and “temporarily suspend production” of the 737 MAX from January 1.

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Bold Ambition

Virgin Atlantic has revealed some exciting initiatives. While British Airways has been busy wrapping itself in the Union flag for its 100th anniversary, the Gatwick-based carrier has unveiled a daring vision of expansion which will see the old rivals go head to head.