TOULOUSE FRANCE – The A330-200F has been granted Type Certification today by the European Aviation Safety Agency following a successful 200-hour flight-test campaign.
April 12th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on A330-200 Freighter Receives Type Certification From EASA
March 5th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Honeywell LED Wingtip Lighting Now Standard on Airbus A320
PHOENIX, AZ – Honeywell has announced that its Light Emitting Diode (LED) wingtip navigation lighting is now standard on new production Airbus A320 Family aircraft, comprising the A318, A319, A320 and A321.
February 3rd, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Airbus Military A330 Tanker Marks New Milestone
ARLINGTON, VA – The Airbus Military A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) has marked a new milestone with the aerial refueling of a French Air Force E-3F AWACS radar aircraft, transferring more than 65,000 pounds of fuel during two missions.
January 31st, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on CIRCOR Aerospace Selected for A350 XWB Speed Transducers and Sensors
CORONA, CA – The CIRCOR Aerospace Products Group, a business unit of CIRCOR International, has been selected by SAFRAN / Messier-Bugatti to design, develop, and manufacture a complete suite of new, integrated speed sensing and control solutions for the Airbus A350 XWB, including the landing gear wheel tachometers and cockpit brake pedal transmitter units.
January 19th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off on Emirates’ A380 becomes Airbus’ 6000th aircraft
DUBAI, U.A.E. – An Emirates’ A380 has become the 6000th Airbus aircraft to roll off the production line in Hamburg, as the airline continues to weather the financial storm and thrusts ahead with its ambitious expansion plans.
December 13th, 2009 by admin, Comments Off on Emirates Takes Delivery of Sixth Airbus A380
DUBAI, U.A.E. – Forging ahead with the airline’s immense fleet expansion Emirates has taken delivery of its sixth Airbus A380 aircraft.
December 6th, 2009 by admin, Comments Off on A350 XWB first composite lay-up manufactured in Nantes
The first composite lay-up for the A350 XWB has been manufactured today in Nantes, France, and marks the ‘coming to life’ of Airbus’s new long range aircraft.
November 25th, 2009 by admin, Comments Off on Turkish Airlines Orders A330 Freighters
Turkish Airlines has signed a firm order for the purchase of two A330-200F freighter aircraft, becoming a new customer for this aircraft type. The aircraft will be powered by Rolls Royce engines and will join Turkish Airlines’ existing all Airbus freighter fleet of four Airbus A310s from Autumn 2010.
November 20th, 2009 by admin, Comments Off on Auction of Seats on A380 Inaugural Flights Paris-New York-Paris Benefit Children in Need
On Friday, 20 November 2009, the first Air France Airbus A380 left from Paris-Charles de Gaulle to New York with 380 passengers on board, who took part in the auction organized last October for the benefit of the humanitarian projects sponsored by the Air France Foundation.
November 19th, 2009 by admin, Comments Off on Lufthansa Takes Delivery of its 100th Airbus A320 Family Aircraft
Airbus has delivered Lufthansa’s 100th A320 Family aircraft from Airbus’ Final Assembly Line in Hamburg. The aircraft, an A320, was handed over to Lufthansa yesterday evening.