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  • Boeing 787: a growing family

    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.
     

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  • CFM International launches transition process from CFM56 to LEAP

    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.
     

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  • Liebherr-Aerospace’s strategic steps in India

    Liebherr-Aerospace has opened its first office in India. This installation in the aerospace hub of Bangalore will enable the aircraft equipment manufacturer to reinforce contacts with local airlines and suppliers in a region of the world undergoing dynamic growth.
     

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  • Flying taxis in Dubai next summer?

    The Chinese quadcopter EHang 184 might be ferrying its first passengers between skyscrapers as soon as July. This according to a recent announcement by Dubai's transport agency. Dream or reality? Watch the video without comment. Read the article.
     

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  • Building a Sukhoi Superjet 100: Who Does What?

    The Superjet 100's structure may be built by Sukhoi, but the Russian aircraft manufacturer depends on numerous partners in France, the United States and Germany to produce its medium-haul jet. Find out more in our article.
     

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  • Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jet performs acrobatic landing

    A Russian Sukhoi Su-35 fighter pilot flirted with disaster as he performed an acrobatic landing on the runway at Komsomolsk-on-Amur Airport (Russia). Watch the video that needs no commentary. Read the article to find out more.
     

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  • What’s the speed record for a helicopter?

    Airbus Helicopters’ X3 demonstrator reached a top speed of 293 mph (472 km/h) in 2013. But it’s not officially the fastest helicopter in history. The Westland Lynx has held the record since 1986.
     

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  • C-5 Galaxy, biggest cargo aircraft in the US Air Force

    The C-5 Galaxy developed by the American manufacturer Lockheed in the late 1960s is a giant among military cargo aircraft. When it came into service nearly half a century ago it was the largest aircraft in the world. We take a look back at the history of this monster of the skies, still deployed today.
     

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  • Fighter jet makes spectacular landing – without front landing gear

    Landing a fighter plane with no front landing gear – that was the extraordinary feat of a US Navy pilot, who gently posed the nose of his McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier on a special tool designed for this type of emergency. Watch the video without comment. Read the article.
     

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  • Drone films Boeing 737 MAX taking a dip

    Boeing's 737 MAX has passed water spray tests at a small airport in Montana, northern USA. For the first time, Boeing engineers used a drone to film the test, an essential part of the aircraft certification process. Watch the video without comment. Read the article to find out more.
     

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  • Comac C919 edges toward first test flight

    The countdown for COMAC C919’s maiden test flight is getting closer by the day, after the Chinese medium-haul jet completed its first taxi tests at Shanghai International Airport. Watch the video without comment. Read the article to find out more.
     

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  • Repairs underway on Sukhoi Superjet 100

    Russian aircraft manufacturer Sukhoi claims a defect that caused it to ground over a quarter of its SSJ100 fleet will be fully corrected by the end of January. Minor cracks in the stabiliser nodes were detected late December.
     

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  • Fifth delay for Mitsubishi Regional Jet

    Japanese aircraft manufacturer Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation has pushed back delivery of its first MRJ from 2018 to 2020. A review of some of the twin-jet’s electrical systems is required before it can meet latest certification standards.
     

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  • Safran launches €10bn bid for Zodiac Aerospace

    French giant Safran group has begun exclusive negotiations for a friendly takeover of Zodiac Aerospace. The move was announced at a press conference on Thursday in Paris to explain the €9.7 bn merger that will create the world’s second largest supplier of aircraft equipment. Read our news article.
     

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  • Boeing 787 Dreamliner structure: parts from around the globe

    To build their aircraft today, aeronautical manufacturers are supplied with parts from all around the world. See the map of subcontractors working on the structure of the Boeing 787. Read the article to find out more.
     

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  • Airbus and Boeing race for orders continues, despite slowdown in 2016

    Boeing delivered 60 more aircraft than Airbus in 2016. In terms of orders, it was the European aircraft manufacturer that surpassed the American company with 63 more aircraft on its books. But both are experiencing a sharp slowdown in their orders.
     

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  • Leonardo: Finmeccanica inspired by ‘genius’

    Finmeccanica changed its name to Leonardo on 1st January 2017. In doing so, the Italian aerospace and defence group not only “redefines its image”, but officially completes its transformation to a single company, following a decision ratified last April.
     

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  • Best of 2016: Top 5 aviation Industry videos

    For the Christmas holidays, aeronewstv offers you the best of 2016’s aviation videos. Today, we invite you to watch the TOP 5 reports viewed this year in the Industry category.
     

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  • Boeing-Saab T-X jet trainer takes off

    The new Boeing-Saab T-X has completed its first test flight. If chosen by the US army next year, it will serve as a training aircraft for USAF pilots. Watch the video without comment. Read the article.
     

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