Remaining Two Test Airplanes Can Now Begin Flight Tests
Initial airworthiness testing on the Boeing 747-8 freighter has
been completed, enabling test engineers to be on board during
future flights and allows the remaining two 747-8 freighter test
airplanes to begin flight test.
Airline Becomes 33rd Customer For Newest Airbus Model Still In
United has formalized a commitment originally announced in
December 2009, signing a firm order for 25 A350-900 XWB aircraft.
The airframe of the twin-engine widebody under development by
Airbus will be comprised of 53 percent composite materials.