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De Havilland begins ‘decommissioning’ Downsview production site, but could retain presence

De Havilland Canada has started “decommissioning” its Dash 8-400 manufacturing site in Toronto and will soon pause production, but remains hopeful in retaining some presence at the site in the city’s Downsview section. Dash 8-400 production is still ongoing as the company works through its remaining order backlog, De Havilland tells FlightGlobal. “De Havilland Canada

De Havilland begins ‘decommissioning’ Downsview production site, but could retain presence2021-06-22T08:32:18-07:00

After First Flight, 737 Max 10 Won’t Fly Passengers Until Boeing Gets More Safety Measures Approved

By Dominic Gates Source The Seattle Times (TNS)   Jun. 19—Following the first flight Friday of the fourth and largest model of Boeing's 737 MAX, it will take an unusually long two years or more for flight tests before the MAX 10 can actually take to the skies with up to 230 passengers. After the jet

After First Flight, 737 Max 10 Won’t Fly Passengers Until Boeing Gets More Safety Measures Approved2021-06-22T08:30:13-07:00

The Future? This Open Fan Engine Can Cut Flight Emissions By 20%

GE Aviation and Safran have launched the development of a new, open fan engine that can cut CO2 emissions by 20%. The new technology could be ready for commercial use by the mid-2030s, marking a huge change to engine design and environmental standards. Both companies have also extended their partnership with the CFM brand until 2050.

The Future? This Open Fan Engine Can Cut Flight Emissions By 20%2021-06-17T13:56:40-07:00

Boeing’s Next EcoDemonstrator Nearly Ready for Flight

Boeing has scheduled the first test flight of its latest ecoDemonstrator—an Alaska Airlines 737 Max 9 carrying 20 new technology elements—for June 29. The airplane, expected to enter revenue service with Alaska Airlines dressed in a special ecoDemonstrator livery by the middle of next year, will carry out test flights using a 30 percent blend

Boeing’s Next EcoDemonstrator Nearly Ready for Flight2021-06-10T08:34:47-07:00

The Path Forward: Cleared to Fly Again

Ever since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic aviation has struggled, but has somehow managed to stay afloat. Being a highly interconnected industry, the lockdowns and reduced number of flights affected not only the airline business but sent shockwaves through other segments, such as MROs. At this current point in time, the question is not

The Path Forward: Cleared to Fly Again2021-06-01T11:41:15-07:00

Honda Aircraft unveils HondaJet Elite S

During its first ever virtual product launch, Honda Aircraft Company on May 26 unveiled the HondaJet Elite S, which features numerous upgrades “that expand operational capability and improve flight operation,” the company said. The HondaJet Elite S has an increased maximum takeoff weight of 200 pounds, allowing operators to fly up to 120 nautical miles further

Honda Aircraft unveils HondaJet Elite S2021-05-31T13:39:35-07:00

Boeing restarts 737 MAX deliveries after approval of electric issue fix

Boeing reportedly restarted deliveries of its Boeing 737 MAX aircraft following the United States aviation regulator’s approval of an electrical issue fix. Boeing restarted delivering Boeing 737 MAX aircraft according to insider sources, quoted by Reuters on May 19, 2021. The deliveries resumed after the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)  issued an approval of the

Boeing restarts 737 MAX deliveries after approval of electric issue fix2021-05-20T13:29:02-07:00

Boeing 737 MAX Electrical Fix Gains FAA Approval

Boeing has received approval from the U.S Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for proposed electrical fixes to the 737 MAX. Electrical grounding issues forced over 100 MAX planes to be removed from service over the past month. Affected airlines will now be able to return their MAX jets to the skies. FAA grants approval for electrical

Boeing 737 MAX Electrical Fix Gains FAA Approval2021-05-13T08:47:17-07:00

Why the King Air continues to be a popular choice

Nineteen sixty-four was an eventful year. Lyndon B. Johnson won the U.S. presidential election, Lester B. Pearson held the top job in Canada, and The Beatles first crossed the pond to America. The landmark U.S. Civil Rights Act of 1964 was signed into law, Tokyo hosted the 18th Summer Olympics, and Muhammad Ali became heavyweight

Why the King Air continues to be a popular choice2021-05-06T10:22:45-07:00

Bombardier expecting Q1 revenues to increase 18%; faces accusation from debt holder

MONTREAL — Bombardier is expecting to generate higher revenues in the first quarter while the aircraft manufacturer faces an allegation that it breached debt covenants by selling its railway and commercial aircraft businesses. The Montreal-based maker of business jets released preliminary results that expect revenues to increase 18 per cent from a year ago to

Bombardier expecting Q1 revenues to increase 18%; faces accusation from debt holder2021-05-04T14:13:28-07:00