Key Points: Airbus appears to be pulling ahead of Boeing in the single- aisle jet raceThe Airbus A321neo the leading the single-isle capacity aircraft3,000 A321neo orders vs. 450 orders for the 737 Max 10Tariffs not helping Boeing in European markets Boeing 737 MAX narrow-body jets will likely lead the airframer out of the Covid-19 induced suppressed demand for … [Read more...] about Time for Boeing to launch a larger single-aisle jet?
Airbus have released details via a press release of their maiden flight for the new Corporate Jet variant of the Airbus ACJ320neo. Officially beginning its flight test program the corporate jet took off from Hamburg with flight crew: Captain Francis Chapman, First Officer Guillaume Kreis, Test Flight Engineer Cédric Favrichon, Flight Test Engineer James Fawcett. Based on … [Read more...] about ACJ320neo takes to the skies
With deliveries of the ACJ320neo to begin in the coming months, Airbus Corporate Jets are looking to capture a significant slice of the narrow-body completions market. To firm this intent Airbus Corporate Jets have a taken a fully completed ACJ319 to the NBAA 2018 conference in a bid to market and drum this business. The aircraft in question is the ACJ319 operated for VVIP … [Read more...] about NBAA 2018: Airbus ACJneo on show
EAD Aerospace has received the final EASA STC for its Inmarsat GX fuselage satcom antenna installation for the Airbus A319ceo, A320 ceo and neo, and A321ceo and neo aircraft types. GX Aviation offers high-speed connectivity worldwide powered by the Global Xpress (GX) global Ka-band satellite network, owned and managed by Inmarsat. Already been installed on one A319 the … [Read more...] about EAD Aerospace receives the final EASA STC for Airbus Inmarsat GX fuselage satcom antenna installation
The Airbus A350 XWB Ultra Long Range version has completed its first flight. The aircraft powered by Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines successfully completed its first short flight test programme to certify the changes over the standard A350-900 that will extend its range capability to 9,700 nautical miles. The test phase also measure enhanced performance from aerodynamic … [Read more...] about Ultra Long Range version of the A350 XWB completes first flight