The Boeing 787 Dreamliner production line is to come to a halt in the next days as the company come to terms with scaling back operations in response to the covid-19 global pandemic. The 787 Dreamliner is manufactured at the Boeing South Carolina site. Until further notice and starting at the end of second shift on Wednesday, April 8 production will come to a halt. The … [Read more...] about Boeing to halt production of the 787 Dreamliner
Boeing will be making two new software updates to the 737 MAX’s flight control computer for further redundancy and safety as part of its fix for the aircraft’s loss of flight control as the company works to achieve FAA approval to resume flights after the jet was grounded following two fatal crashes. Boeing have confirmed the software updates will address issues it has … [Read more...] about Boeing aims to perform a thorough job on the 737 MAX as it identifies further fixes
The decline in customers wanting delivery of aircraft has resulted in Airbus cutting back its planned production of Airbus commercial aircraft by about a third, the company announced on Wednesday 08 April 2020. Due to the coronavirus covid-19 pandemic the airline industry now faces customer demand and utilization problems forcing them to dismiss, furlough and reduce pay for … [Read more...] about Airbus makes plans to lower aircraft production numbers
According to reports Boeing is planning to get the 737 MAX production line restarted in the next weeks. To do that of course depends on major factors inhibiting production being resolved. One of those is the original reason for slow down and halt of the production line – awaiting the FAA in providing type approval for the MAX following two fatal air crashes involving the … [Read more...] about Boeing plans May restart to 737 Max production
AirGo has launched a new business jet interior concept with an aim of making business jet use more attractive to small and medium sized businesses that fly five hours or more. The primary aim of the interior is to offer double the number of passengers in the same space by rearranging the seats to deliver a more efficient layout. It achieves this through a ‘less bulky’ … [Read more...] about A new business jet layout designed for efficiency.