Spirited Deal for Airbus
SPIRIT AIRLINES and Airbus have agreed to an MoU to acquire up to 100 A320neo Family examples.
The unmistakeable 747
Although the Jumbo still plays a role in air transport, its presence continues to diminish. Mark Broadbent reports
Aeroscopia’s Expanding Fleet
Toulouse aviation museum Aeroscopia has inducted five commercial airliners into its expanding collection.
Lufthansa to Ottawa
German flag carrier Lufthansa has announced it will fly direct to Ottawa for the first time next year, picking up the seasonal route from Star Alliance partner Air Canada.
Dubai Airshow 2019 Preview
Held biennially at Dubai World Central, the Dubai Airshow is making its return this year. Thomas Haynes considers what could be in store at this year’s event.
Air Greenland selects Airbus' H225 for SAR duties
Air Greenland has selected Airbus Helicopters' H225 Super Puma to perform a search and rescue (SAR) role across the country and ultimately replacing the ageing Sikorsky S-61N fleet currently in service.
737 MAX Software Update Completed
Boeing has completed the development of updated Manoeuvring Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS) software for the 737 MAX.
The 737 MAX 8 grounding
One story dominates the aerospace industry headlines just now: the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX 8. Mark Broadbent reports
737 MAX Update
Boeing test pilots have been evaluating recent software changes to the 737 MAX Manoeuvring Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS), which the FAA has suggested could be linked to the Lion Air 737 MAX 8 crash last year and the 737 MAX accident in Ethiopia on March 10. The updated software has undergone a series of 127 test flights which were completed on April 18.
737 MAX 8 grounding continues
The Boeing 737 MAX 8 remained grounded at the time of going to press as investigations continue into the March 10, 2019, crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302.