Components en Etihad incident over Australia led to 777 production line inspections <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A new report released by the Australian Transport Safety Board (ATSB) reveals an inflight diversion of an <a href="">Etihad Airways</a> Boeing 777-300ER on Oct. 14, 2017 caused by chafing and arcing of incorrectly installed wire bundles led Boeing to subsequently introduce new production-line inspections and issue maintenance recommendations to operators.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Components Daily News Manufacturers Safety ATW Plus Fri, 31 Aug 2018 14:24:00 +0000 292301 at <p>Etihad&nbsp;Airways Boeing 777-300ER</p> Rob Finlayson China Southern receives its first 787-9 with three-class layout <div class="node-body article-body">The aircraft is the sixth 787-9 to enter China Southern’s fleet, but the first to seat 28 passengers in business-class, 28 in premium economy and 220 in economy. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Components Daily News Mon, 27 Aug 2018 15:06:00 +0000 291871 at <p>China Southern&rsquo;s latest Boeing 787-9 arriving at Guangzhou Baiyun airport following the delivery flight from Everett, Seattle.</p> China Southern Airlines NTSB: Corrosion, fatigue cracking behind 2016 FedEx landing accident <div class="node-body article-body">Corrosion that led to fatigue cracking caused the landing gear collapse on a FedEx MD-10-10F freighter at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) Oct. 28, 2016, according to the NTSB final accident report released Aug. 23. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Components Daily News Safety Technology Fri, 24 Aug 2018 15:54:00 +0000 291761 at <p>Left main fuel tank explodes on FedEx MD-10-10F&nbsp;at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Oct. 28, 2016</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Aviation Safety Network/Twitter Russia’s Rostec to sell 75% of MC-21 component manufacturer <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s state-owned Rostec said it will sell 75% minus one share in Technodinamika holding company, the leading developer and manufacturer of components and systems for the MC-21, including the neutral gas, electrical power, oxygen and fire protection systems, as well as landing gear components. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Components Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 09 Aug 2018 20:48:00 +0000 290311 at Irkut Corp. Airbus debuts BelugaXL freighter in whale-themed livery <div class="node-body article-body">Airbus has rolled out the first BelugaXL outside load freighter from the paintshop in a special livery designed to make the aircraft resemble the species of whale after which the aircraft is named.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Components Manufacturers Fri, 29 Jun 2018 20:20:00 +0000 285741 at <p>Airbus BelugaXL&nbsp;makes its debut</p> Airbus Qantas reveals first cabin upgrade for Bombardier turboprop fleet <div class="node-body article-body">Qantas has completed a cabin refurbishment on the first of its turboprop aircraft, as the group undertakes an upgrade program across its Bombardier fleet.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aircraft Interiors Airlines Components Wed, 27 Jun 2018 20:23:00 +0000 285491 at <p>QantasLink upgraded Bombardier Q300 interior</p> Qantas Nippon Cargo fleet grounding extended as record review continues <div class="node-body article-body">Japan’s Nippon Cargo Airlines has extended the grounding of its freighter fleet; verification of maintenance records is taking longer than expected, the company said.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Components Mon, 25 Jun 2018 19:59:00 +0000 285281 at <p>NCA Boeing 747-8F</p> Nippon Cargo Airlines Russian government to subsidize SSJ100 sales, modifications <div class="node-body article-body">The Russian government will inject RUB6 billion ($95 million) into the Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) program to increase sales of the regional aircraft. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Components Daily News ATW Plus Thu, 10 May 2018 15:10:00 +0000 281021 at <p>SSJ100</p> Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Co. Jury remains out on Airbus A330 lower-deck cabin modules <div class="node-body article-body">As Airbus and Zodiac Aerospace are refining the design of the lower-deck cabin module they are to offer on the A330, potential customers still must find a way to use the extra space and, eventually, a business case.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aircraft Interiors Airlines Components Daily News ATW Plus Mon, 07 May 2018 18:40:00 +0000 280721 at <p>Airbus-Zodiac Aerospace lower-deck modules</p> Airbus American Airlines to equip A321s for ADS-B In capability <div class="node-body article-body">American Airlines plans to equip 320 Airbus A321s to display nearby air traffic on the flight deck via automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast In (ADS-B In). </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Connected Aerospace Avionics Components Daily News Technology ATW Plus Mon, 09 Apr 2018 18:12:00 +0000 277861 at <p>American Airlines Airbus A321</p> Rob Finlayson