Aircraft & Engines https://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7415/more en FAA invites nine agencies to join MAX certification review https://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-invites-nine-agencies-join-max-certification-review <div class="node-body article-body">Representatives from nine civil aviation authorities—including the four major state-of-design agencies and China—have accepted invitations from the FAA to conduct a partial review of the Boeing 737 MAX certification, FAA announced April 19. </div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-invites-nine-agencies-join-max-certification-review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-invites-nine-agencies-join-max-certification-review#comments Airframes Regulation Daily News Safety ATW Plus Fri, 19 Apr 2019 20:32:00 +0000 313371 at https://atwonline.com Boeing Mitsubishi Aircraft nears final MRJ70 design https://atwonline.com/manufacturers/mitsubishi-aircraft-nears-final-mrj70-design <div class="node-body article-body">Japanese manufacturer Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. is close to finalizing a refined design for the MRJ70, the shorter version of its MRJ regional jet, and by the end of June, two additional MRJ90 prototypes will be ready for MRJ flight testing, Mitsubishi Aircraft president Hisakazu Mizutani said.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/manufacturers/mitsubishi-aircraft-nears-final-mrj70-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/manufacturers/mitsubishi-aircraft-nears-final-mrj70-design#comments Daily News Manufacturers Fri, 19 Apr 2019 18:41:00 +0000 313361 at https://atwonline.com Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. Russia expects first CR929 orders in 2023 https://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/russia-expects-first-cr929-orders-2023 <div class="node-body article-body">The Russian chairperson of the Chinese-Russian commercial aircraft consortium (CRAIC) board expects the consortium to receive initial orders for its CR929 widebody airliner no earlier than 2023—a differing assessment compared to the late-2019 timing recently suggested by the Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC), the Chinese partner in the program.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/russia-expects-first-cr929-orders-2023" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/russia-expects-first-cr929-orders-2023#comments Daily News Aircraft & Engines ATW Plus Fri, 19 Apr 2019 16:17:00 +0000 313341 at https://atwonline.com Boeing completes testing of 737 MAX software upgrade https://atwonline.com/manufacturers/boeing-completes-testing-737-max-software-upgrade <div class="node-body article-body">Boeing has taken several major steps toward completing upgraded 737 MAX maneuvering characteristics augmentation system (MCAS) flight control law software in recent days, giving the company confidence that it is “making steady progress” in its bid to get the grounded MAX fleet operating again, its top executive said.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/manufacturers/boeing-completes-testing-737-max-software-upgrade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/manufacturers/boeing-completes-testing-737-max-software-upgrade#comments Airframes Daily News Manufacturers Safety Training ATW Plus Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:57:00 +0000 313211 at https://atwonline.com <p>MAX 7 flight test aircraft landing</p> Boeing French group predicts rise in certification costs after MAX crisis https://atwonline.com/safety/french-group-predicts-rise-certification-costs-after-max-crisis <div class="node-body article-body">Officials from French aerospace industry association GIFAS are predicting the ongoing safety crisis around the Boeing 737 MAX will cause certification costs to increase.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/safety/french-group-predicts-rise-certification-costs-after-max-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/safety/french-group-predicts-rise-certification-costs-after-max-crisis#comments Airframes Associations Daily News Safety ATW Plus Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:24:00 +0000 313201 at https://atwonline.com Getty Images/Stephen Brashear Aircraft Briefs-April 18, 2019 https://atwonline.com/airframes/aircraft-briefs-april-18-2019 <div class="node-body article-body">Aircraft Briefs-April 18, 2019</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airframes/aircraft-briefs-april-18-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airframes/aircraft-briefs-april-18-2019#comments Airframes Daily News Thu, 18 Apr 2019 16:38:00 +0000 313181 at https://atwonline.com CFM checking LEAP engine fleet for Southwest MAX engine failure link https://atwonline.com/engines/cfm-checking-leap-engine-fleet-southwest-max-engine-failure-link <div class="node-body article-body">CFM International is monitoring its LEAP engine fleet for signs of an issue believed to be tied to the March 26 contained engine failure on a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 that was being ferried to storage.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/engines/cfm-checking-leap-engine-fleet-southwest-max-engine-failure-link" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/engines/cfm-checking-leap-engine-fleet-southwest-max-engine-failure-link#comments Daily News Engines ATW Plus Thu, 18 Apr 2019 01:08:00 +0000 313091 at https://atwonline.com Sean Broderick Icelandair fills Boeing MAX gaps with 767s, 757 https://atwonline.com/airlines/icelandair-fills-boeing-max-gaps-767s-757 <div class="node-body article-body">Icelandair is wet-leasing Boeing 767s and acquiring a Boeing 757 on a temporary basis to compensate for its 737 MAX 8s affected by the global grounding.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/airlines/icelandair-fills-boeing-max-gaps-767s-757" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/airlines/icelandair-fills-boeing-max-gaps-767s-757#comments Airlines Daily News Aircraft & Engines Tue, 16 Apr 2019 12:47:00 +0000 312841 at https://atwonline.com <p>Icelandair Boeing 757-200</p> Rob Finlayson Embraer E195-E2 is certified https://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/embraer-e195-e2-certified <div class="node-body article-body">Embraer’s E195-E2 has been awarded simultaneous Brazilian, European and US type certification, clearing the way for initial deliveries of the stretched 146-seat airliner to begin early in the second half of the year.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/embraer-e195-e2-certified" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/aircraft-engines/embraer-e195-e2-certified#comments Daily News Aircraft & Engines ATW Plus Mon, 15 Apr 2019 19:24:00 +0000 312831 at https://atwonline.com <p>The Embraer E195-E2 is the Brazilian manufacturer&#39;s largest airliner.</p> Embraer FAA targets late May, early June for MAX airworthiness approval https://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-targets-late-may-early-june-max-airworthiness-approval <div class="node-body article-body">FAA is targeting late May or early June for approving Boeing’s proposed changes to the 737 MAX and issuing an airworthiness directive that would mandate the upgrades and clear the way for US MAX operations to resume, the agency told airline representatives April 12.</div> <p><a href="https://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-targets-late-may-early-june-max-airworthiness-approval" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://atwonline.com/regulation/faa-targets-late-may-early-june-max-airworthiness-approval#comments Airframes Avionics Regulation Daily News Manufacturers ATW Plus Fri, 12 Apr 2019 21:50:00 +0000 312721 at https://atwonline.com Getty Images/Stephen Brashear