Boeing’s new 737 MAX 7 successfully completed its first flight on March 16. The airplane remains on schedule and now begins a comprehensive flight test program leading to certification and delivery in 2019.
The GE9XTM engine lifted off on March 13 under the wing of GE Aviation’s 747 flying testbed in Victorville, California, for its first flight test.
Turkish Airlines announced on 9 March that, in order to ensure the need for wide-body aircraft, has decided to purchase 50 firm and 10 optional aircraft from both Airbus and Boeing.
Thousands of Boeing employees gathered at the company’s Renton factory yesterday to celebrate the 10,000th 737 to come off the production line.
Air Belgium announced yesterday it has obtained its Air Operator Certificate (AOC), which will enable the continuation of preparation for the first commercial flights.
Airbus teams working on a synthetic vision system (SVS) and a primary full-format flight display (PF3D) came together to create a superior cockpit display that exploits the full potential of modern screen technology.