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.
The right engine of an American Airlines Boeing 767 caught fire just before taking off from Chicago airport on 28th October. According to first reports from the NTSB, the aircraft suffered an uncontained engine failure. See the video without commentary. Read the article.
This year, ONERA is celebrating its 70th birthday but far from slipping into retirement, this scientific research centre is buzzing with projects, some of which are aeronautical, like NOVA and AMPERE that we present here. Watch the video. Read the article.
After an emergency landing at Singapore Airport, the right engine of a Singapore Airlines B777 burst in to flames. The incident was filmed from outside as well as from within the aircraft. There are no casualties. Watch the video. Read the article.
When a plane rolls off the assembly line, and before delivery to the customer, aircraft manufacturers carry out an obligatory Run-up. We asked you the question (video), the answer to which is in the article.
Dozens of brand new A320neo’s destined for IndiGo, Viva Aerobus, China Southern, Spirit, and Qatar Airways in Toulouse and Hamburg await their Pratt & Whitney engines. The American engine manufacturer is encountering several technical problems.
The latest version of the General Electric engines of the Boeing 787 has the possibility of shutting down in flight. The US Federal Aviation Administration has just issued an airworthiness directive to resolve the problem.
Today, most commercial aircraft are equipped with engines under the wings, unlike the 1970’s VFW-Fokker 614, which had them above. For what reasons? We went to find out from engine manufacturer Snecma, a Safran Group subsidiary.