The first A320 took off on its maiden voyage on 22nd February 1987 from Toulouse (south western France). Three decades later, the single-aisle jet has become the second best-selling aircraft in the world. Let’s glance back at this European success story.
The SKYe SH09 helicopter was launched ten years ago by Swiss company Marenco Swisshelicopter. With its sleek design, this full carbon, single-turbine light helicopter has been undergoing full flight testing since late 2014. European deliveries are expected in 2018.
Boeing has introduced the 787-10 Dreamliner, the newest and longest member of its 787 family. Measuring 224 ft (68 m), the aircraft will carry 330 passengers over a range of 6,430 nautical miles (11,900 km) by 2018. Watch the video without comment. Read the article to find out what distinguishes it from its two siblings.
The world’s best-selling aircraft engine, the CFM56, is to be slowly phased out by the new LEAP engine. In order to ensure a smooth transition, CFM International is adapting its production - a process the Franco-American engine manufacturer has just started.
After two failed attempts to land in stormy weather at Toulouse airport on February 5th, an easyJet Airbus A320 diverted to Montpellier. The 180 passengers aboard had to make their own way back to Toulouse at their own expense, creating a controversy. Read the article to find out more.