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AvTalk Episode 29: Alerts, Orders, and Interiors

On this episode of AvTalk, Gavin Werbeloff steps in for Jason as we dig into the numbers around some recent aircraft orders. And we send Jason to Hamburg for the Aircraft Interiors Expo. (more…)

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Make a Right at Lands End—Fun with Aircraft Leasing

Air Europa took delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 last week, but the aircraft didn’t fly straight home. From Charleston, EC-MSZ (MSN 62171) flew northeast along the the US and Canadian coast and eastward across the Atlantic, headed directly for the Lands End VOR-DME. But why the circuitous route? In a word: paperwork. (more…)

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Watch the Boeing 787-10 Earn FAA Certification

The 787-10, Boeing’s newest—and longest—variant of the 787 earned FAA certification this week, paving the way for deliveries to launch customer Singapore Airlines later this year. Boeing flew 3 test aircraft, N528ZC, N548ZC, and N565ZC for 900 hours to achieve certification. We’ve condensed those 900 hours into a single minute. (more…)

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Highlights from the Boeing 2017 Delivery Figures

Boeing released its 2017 order and delivery figures today, managing a record 763 aircraft deliveries, the most ever delivered in a single year. 69 percent of those deliveries were for variants of the venerable 737, including the first deliveries of the new 737 MAX. (more…)

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Boeing Uses a 787 to Draw a 787 Dreamliner During ETOPS Test

At 15:38 local time N7874, the fourth 787 built, departed Boeing Field in Seattle for an 18-hour, 22 state test flight. The crew spent the overnight hours above the United States performing ETOPS testing on the new Rolls Royce Trent 1000 TEN engine, which will power the 787-10. (more…)

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Air Canada’s New Livery and How to Track It

Air Canada unveiled its new livery yesterday, repainting an initial three aircraft for simultaneous events in Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. The airline painted a 787-8 and two A321s, all three of which will re-enter revenue service today. (more…)

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Following the 787 Fleet for a Day

Monday was the fifth anniversary of the first 787 delivery to launch customer All Nippon Airways. Since then, Boeing has delivered over 450 787s and has orders for 700 more. We decided to take a look at Monday’s 787 flights to see how airlines are using the 787. All data is taken from Monday, 26 September UTC. (more…)

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Happy 100th Birthday Boeing

In 1916, Boeing delivered its first airplane, the Boeing B&W. 100 years later they’ve produced and delivered tens of thousands of airplanes, and nearly 10,000 of the 737 alone. We took a few family portraits to see how many Boeing aircraft are up in the air today. Happy 100th Birthday Boeing! (more…)

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Following the Farnborough International Airshow

Every two years the eyes of the aviation world turn to a small airport southwest of London for the Farnborough International Airshow. This year’s show runs from 11 to 17 July, and is open to the public the weekend of 16 and 17 July. Aircraft manufacturers bring their latest and greatest, new products are unveiled, and airlines announce major purchases. Each day also includes a flying display, much of which you can track on Flightradar24. We’ve put together a short guide to tracking some of the interesting aircraft appearing this year in Farnborough. We’ll also be at the airshow on Thursday, 14 July so be sure to check our Twitter and Facebook page for updates. (more…)