China’s C919 Completes Its Maiden Flight
May05

China’s C919 Completes Its Maiden Flight

On Friday (May 5), China’s C919 successfully completed its maiden flight, marking a huge milestone for China on the way to achieving their goal of competing in the civil aviation sector.

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Printed titanium parts to reduce costs on the Dreamliner
Apr13

Printed titanium parts to reduce costs on the Dreamliner

Boeing signs a contract with Norsk Titanium AS for 3D printed structural titanium parts for the 787 Dreamliner. This technology could save them millions every year.

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The Current State of Electric Aircraft
Aug11

The Current State of Electric Aircraft

As the Solar Impulse arrives in Abu Dhabi, it is interesting to examine the electric aircraft on a conceptual level, as well as its current progress. Without judging the Solar Impulse team’s achievements, it is fair to say their main drivers were most certainly adventure and innovation. The latter being a pillar of aerospace engineering. It is the reason why aircraft continue to become more efficient year after year, and allow more...

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The Bombardier CSeries – A Review
Jun24

The Bombardier CSeries – A Review

There is a new aircraft on the block: the CS100. The CS100 and its sister aircraft, the CS300, are part of the CSeries aircraft family by Bombardier. These narrow bodies were designed to compete with the biggest best sellers: the A320 and B737 series. In the aerospace industry this is possibly one of the hardest challenges. Only one company has ever managed to do it: Airbus. It was back when Boeing had total hegemony over the market...

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Boeing signs $11.3B contract with VietJet Air
May23

Boeing signs $11.3B contract with VietJet Air

  Just as the speculations were getting heated about Boeing’s stocks falling in value, the American multinational corporation signed an $11.3B contract with VietJet. The Vietnamese budget airline VietJet Air is looking for a replacement for its aging fleet, mostly comprised of refurbished old Airbus A320 variants. They are also awaiting 85 more deliveries from Airbus, altogether leading to a diverse fleet. Boeing 737 Max 200 was...

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