Airplane Was On Approach, Panel Fell Into Mall Parking Lot
A fairing that was part of the flap assembly on a 747 freighter
broke off the aircraft while it was on approach to Miami
International Airport Friday. The flap panel fell into a mall
parking lot, but there were no injuries and no damage on the
Company Says Mods Reduce Fuel Burn And Operating Costs
Pratt & Whitney said at the Singapore Air Show last week it
will offer an Advantage Performance Upgrade package for the PW4000
94" family of engines that will deliver 1% fuel burn reduction and
improve engine durability.
European Aircraft Manufacturer Confirms Berlin Company As
Preferred KBE Software Supplier
The software engineering company PACE announced late last week
that it has concluded a four-year license and services agreement
with Airbus. Under this agreement, PACE remains a preferred
software supplier for Airbus companies worldwide.
Chief Pilot Feuerstein and Captain Imrich Successfully Complete
On February 8th, 2010, almost two months after the
Dreamliner’s historic first flight, Boeing made history once
again as the new 747-8 Freighter took to the skies for the first
time. Over 5,000 Boeing employees, customers, suppliers, and
community leaders gathered in Everett, Washington, as the 421,200lb
aircraft (empty weight) lifted from the Paine Field runway.
Newest Boeing Freighter Touches Down Safely After 3-Hour,
Just a day shy of the 41st anniversary of the flight of the
first B747 ... the latest variant, Boeing's 747-8 Freighter,
successfully took to the sky for the first time Monday as more than
5,000 employees, customers, suppliers and community leaders looked
Pilot Furloughs Are Only One Cost-Saving Measure Undertaken By
Things are looking down at Brown ... as UPS announced plans
Monday to furlough at least 300 of its airline pilots, but at the
same time continued its effort to find a solution with the
pilots’ union that would avert or mitigate the layoffs before
they take effect.
Acquisition Marks The 77th Airbus A-320 Family Aircraft For The
Iberia took delivery of a new A-319 from the Airbus plant in
Toulouse, France late last week. Christened the Vison Europeo
["European Mink"], it is the first aircraft to join the fleet since
deliveries were suspended more than a year ago.