GE Aviation has completed the initial ground testing of the first full GE9X development engine, which will power Boeing’s 777X aircraft that is scheduled to begin production in 2017, with first delivery in 2020....More
Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. has started MRJ90 flight testing in the US. The Japanese manufacturer, which plans to bring four of five MRJ flight test aircraft to the US, said its first flight test aircraft (FTA-1) took off at 1:20 p.m. local time Oct.
Airbus delivered its 10,000th aircraft—an Airbus A350 XWB for Singapore Airlines (SIA)— on Oct. 14 in a special ceremony in Toulouse. The aircraft is the sixth A350-900 for Singapore Airlines, out of a total order of 67 aircraft. The Star Alliance member is the largest customer for the A350. The aircraft is the 43rd delivered A350 to an airline.
FAA is contending with a backlash from some communities around airports where Performance Based Navigation (PBN) procedures have inadvertently created concentrated areas of increased aircraft noise....More