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Turkish Airlines has signed a firm order for the purchase of four A330-200F freighter aircraft. Operated by Turkish Cargo, a brand of Turkish Airlines, the additional aircraft will help to further boost the company’s expansion in the cargo market. Link
One of the Navy’s top Super Hornet squadrons, VFA-27 “Royal Maces,” have accomplished an incredible feat: Creating a cruise video that is better than their last, which was just about the best thing we have ever seen up until now.
Air Lease Corporation (ALC), the Los Angeles based aircraft leasing company, has firmed up its order for 55 Airbus aircraft, comprising 25 A330-900neo and 30 A321LR – the very latest members of Airbus’ modern, fuel-efficient aircraft family. Link
(CNN)The Solar Impulse 2 took off from Abu Dhabi on Monday on the first leg of its quest to be the first plane to fly around the world fueled only by the sun’s rays. Link
A report released on the day that passed the first anniversary of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines device shows a significant anomaly in the black boxes of the Boeing 777. Link
One would be hard-pressed to find an industry segment that sells twice as many products as it produces, yet Boeing and Airbus are doing just that. The archrivals have enjoyed unprecedented success in the commercial transport market in the past several years and have repeatedly increased their production rates to a combined 100 single-aisle twinjets.…
Just four months after entering the Final Assembly Line, and less than two months after its maiden flight, the first 242 tonne Maximum Take-Off Weight (MTOW) variant of the A330 rolled out of the paintshop in Toulouse, France in Delta Air Lines livery. Link