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Flight test: Qatar Dreamliner business classSydney Morning HeraldI had heard the positive rumours and experienced a short domestic flight two years ago, but after this medium-haul flight, I'm happy to join with the other fans - flying is much less stressful on the body aboard a Dreamliner. The only way to travel ...
Gulf TimesFlight test: Qatar business classSydney Morning HeraldI had heard the positive rumours and experienced a short domestic flight two years ago, but after this medium-haul flight, I'm happy to join with the other fans - flying is much less stressful on the body aboard a Dreamliner. The only way to travel ...Boeing to deliver 21 planes to QA over next three yearsGulf Timesall 6 news articles »
Norwegian tests low-cost long-haul flights between UK and USFinancial Times... which already flies long-haul to Bangkok from Oslo and Stockholm, regards the Boeing 787 Dreamliner – which is designed to cut fuel consumption by a fifth – as crucial to its plan because fuel accounts for almost half of operating costs on long ...and more »
eTurboNewsBoeing 787-9 Dreamliner and P-8A Poseidon to make first airshow appearances ...eTurboNewsThis year's airshow marks the 40th anniversary of Boeing's participation at Farnborough. The 787-9 – flight test airplane ZB001 -- will be on static and flying display from July 14 through mid-day July 18. The P-8A, a military derivative of the company ...Boeing Deliveries Rise 7%, Led By DreamlinerWall Street JournalCarry on: Bigger Dreamliner at Farnborough, smartphone ban goes, Tigerair's ...National Business Review (subscription)all 43 news articles »
Aviation International NewsBoeing Targets Third-quarter Start of KC-46A Flight TestingAviation International NewsSpeaking with aviation reporters in Everett, Wash., Chuck Johnson, Boeing vice president for Air Force mobility, recalled Boeing's experience with the 787 Dreamliner flight-test program, which was rescheduled multiple times before the commercial jet ...
ANALYSIS: Boeing tackles issues as KC-46A flight nearsFlightglobalThe $4.3 billion, fixed-price development contract signed in February 2011 requires it to deliver 18 operational KC-46As in fiscal year 2017, meaning there is less than three years to assemble test vehicles, complete the flight test programme and pass ...and more »
ReutersBoeing delivers first 787-9 to Air New ZealandReutersDelivery of the 787-9, the latest of Boeing's carbon-composite aircraft, marks a major milestone for Boeing, showing the company's ability to move rapidly and on schedule through design, fabrication and testing. Boeing has said for months that it would ...Boeing delivers first 787-9HeraldNetBoeing completes legal delivery of 787-9 to Air New ZealandFlightglobalThe Boeing Company (NYSE:BA), delivered its first 787-9 to Air New ZealandStreet Registerall 37 news articles »
Travel Daily News InternationalFAA sets deadline for 787-9 RAT fixFlightglobalBoeing is redesigning the generator control unit in the ram air turbine after one device failed to produce electrical power on one recent flight test and on three subsequent tests on the ground. Although the ram air turbine was deemed non-compliant ...FlyersRights' position on Boeing 787 approval for long-haul operationsTravel Daily News Internationalall 2 news articles »
Aviation WeekBoeing 787-9 Dreamliner gets certified for delivery after smooth and speedy ...Puget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)Boeing's 787-9 Dreamliner has won certification for delivery after a nine-month flight test program that was remarkably trouble free, especially in comparison to the testing of the preceding 787-8 model. The flight test program leading to certification ...Boeing Wins FAA Certification For 787-9Aviation WeekBoeings 787-9 Approved for Long Haul FlightsZacks.comLatest Boeing Dreamliner cleared for takeoffCBS NewsAustralian Aviation -Fox Business -Charleston Post Courierall 122 news articles »
Aviation WeekBoeing Requests Certification Waiver For 787-9Aviation WeekBoeing says a capacitor in the RAT is being redesigned to improve reliability and does not currently meet airworthiness standards, having failed during a non-certification-related flight test. But the redesign is not expected to be available for ...
Otago Daily TimesBig is good for building BoeingsOtago Daily TimesBut it is only one of a steady stream of facts from the big world of the Boeing factory 26km north of Seattle, where a group of New Zealand media was brought by Air New Zealand recently to inspect the new 787-9 Dreamliners - the company will be the ...and more »
F-35 Report Looking At Rivals Now Complete, Government SaysHuffington Post CanadaThe panel looked at information from five rival aircraft makers: Lockheed Martin, the F-35's manufacturer; Boeing's Super Hornet; EADS Eurofighter, also known as the Typhoon; Dassault's French-built Rafale; and the Saab-manufactured Gripen from Sweden.and more »
Rockwell Collins' CEO Discusses F2Q2014 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptSeeking AlphaFor example, the A350 program continues to progress towards entry into service and our equipment is performing very well in the flight test and that supports our plan to begin deliveries later this year. At Embraer, we deliver the first Pro Line Fusion ...
Aviation International NewsAirbus Pushes for Standardization in A350 InteriorsAviation International NewsIt also emphasized increased width in the A350's twin-aisle fuselage—thus boosting a claimed advantage over the competing Boeing 787—and confirmed that the twinjet will accommodate 10-abreast seating. The European manufacturer has introduced modular ...and more »
Express.co.ukWe'll be looking for TOMBSTONES: A Boeing engineer's DEADLY warning ...Express.co.ukAccording to official Civil Aviation Authority records, the entire crew of a British registered Airbus was taken to hospital for toxicology tests following a “fume event” on an unidentified flight to Geneva last month. Yet just days later, Transport ...and more »
ATWOnlineUnited Airlines' First Boeing 787-9 Rolls Out of FactoryMarketWatchUnited's first 787-9 will also be one of five aircraft used by Boeing in a flight test program to certify the aircraft. Boeing 787 Dreamliner The 787 Dreamliner is revolutionizing the flying experience for United customers and crews while delivering ...PICTURE: Boeing rolls out first United 787-9FlightglobalUnited Airlines' first Boeing 787-9 rolls out of FALATWOnlineall 26 news articles »
eTurboNewsPICTURE: Boeing confident on 787-9 schedule after smooth test effortFlightglobalThe Boeing 787-9 flight-test programme has progressed smoothly over its first six months and the manufacturer is on course to deliver the Rolls-Royce Trent 1000-powered version this summer as scheduled. Flight testing of the stretched Dreamliner ...Kenya Airways Takes Delivery of Its First Boeing 787Airlines and DestinationsBoeing unveils first 787-9 set for deliveryseattlepi.com (blog)Boeing opens new chapter with rollout of larger 787-9 DreamlinerPuget Sound Business Journal (Seattle) (blog)eTurboNewsall 103 news articles »
Chron.comAsiana Says Boeing's 777 Needs More Cockpit Warnings on AirspeedBusinessweekSimulations of the Asiana flight's approach done by test pilots for Chicago-based Boeing and the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration showed it was almost impossible to have made the landing without violating the airline's criteria for a safe and ...Asiana Airlines says pilot flying too slow before crashUSA TODAYAsiana says Boeing 777's warning system inadequate in SFO crashSan Jose Mercury NewsBoeing blames pilots for Asiana 777 crash; airline faults software, tooThe Seattle TimesFlightglobalall 256 news articles »
ANALYSIS: Boeing's vision for overhauling Port San AntonioFlightglobalMeanwhile, three of the six 787 flight test aircraft are being refurbished. Port San Antonio has the first 787 test aircraft – line number 6 – in work now. But Boeing plans to transition refurbishment of line numbers 5 and 4 to Everett, Washington ...
Yahoo NewsANA orders jets worth $17B from Airbus, BoeingYahoo NewsFILE - In this April 28, 2013 file photo, ground crewmen bow after a Boeing 787 Dreamliner of All Nippon Airways lands after a test flight at Haneda International Airport in Tokyo. ANA is ordering 70 aircraft with a list price of 1.7 trillion yen ($17 ...ANA splits 70-airplane order with Boeing, Airbus to modernize fleetThe Japan TimesJapan airline orders jets worth $17B from Airbus, BoeingKRNV My News 4ANA orders 70 Boeing, Airbus jets listed at $17 billion in bid to be leading ...Newserall 204 news articles »
Australian Business TravellerPhotos: Inside Boeing's 787-9 test aircraftAustralian Business TravellerLong before any new commercial aircraft takes to the skies with paying passengers on board, manufacturers such as Airbus and Boeing carry out an exhaustive series of flight tests with specially-build aircraft. The Boeing Dreamliner 787-9 which carries ...Ethiopian 787 flying again after secretive repair of fire damageThe Seattle TimesEthiopian Airlines 787 returns to service after repairTucson CitizenNTSB continues to investigate Boeing 787 batteries, will conclude by MarchThe Japan Daily PressAviation Week -The Daily Telegraphall 67 news articles »
Boeing Flies Flight-Test 787-9 Non-Stop from Seattle to New ZealandAirlines and DestinationsThe second of three aircraft dedicated to the Boeing 787-9 flight-test program, ZB002, flew non-stop from Seattle's Boeing Field to Auckland Airport, departing on January 3 at 9:55 a.m. local time and landing some 13 hours, 49 minutes later at Auckland ...and more »
Australian Business TravellerBoeing 787-9 begins heat stress tests in Australian outbackAustralian Business TravellerBoeing's 787-9 will spend this week basking under the intense Australian sun as the aircraft undergoes gruelling 'hot weather' testing – a necessary step before the long-range Dreamliner is certified for use by airlines. The special test plane – the ...
Sydney Morning HeraldStretched Dreamliner makes debut in New ZealandSydney Morning HeraldMr Luxon said Air NZ had considered using the aircraft for long-haul flights like Auckland-Chicago and Auckland-Mumbai but decided it would require too much of a sacrifice of passengers or cargo for weight reasons to make those routes work. "As the ...
Dreamliner drops in for a flying visitNew Zealand HeraldThe Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner test aircraft was given a quick inspection by Air NZ executives at Auckland International Airport on Saturday. A Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner destined to join Air New Zealand's fleet has made a whistle-stop visit to Auckland.
Airline ReporterBoeing 787-9 Dreamliner to Conduct Flight Tests to AucklandAirline ReporterThe first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner is expected to be delivered to Air New Zealand sometime in mid-2014. Before then, the aircraft has quite a few tests to complete prior to being certified, and Boeing has one fun adventure planned starting this weekend.
Travel Daily MediaBoeing plans 787-9 preview flight to New ZealandTravel Daily Media“Boeing is proud to bring the 787-9 to Auckland to show Air New Zealand what the team has achieved,” said Mark Jenks, Boeing's vice president of 787 development. “With more than 150 flights since testing began in September, the test fleet continues to ...Boeing takes 787-9 on long-haul test flightAirline fleet ManagementBoeing Dreamliner arrives on test flightThe Farming ShowB787-9 completes first international flightBusiness TravellereTurboNews -Sydney Morning Herald -MSN NZ Newsall 92 news articles »
Boeing 787-9 to visit New ZealandAerospace Manufacturing and Design“Boeing is proud to bring the 787-9 to Auckland to show Air New Zealand what the team has achieved,” said Mark Jenks, vice president, 787 Development, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. “With more than 150 flights since testing began in September, the test ...
Aviation WeekEthiopian 787 Returns To The AirAviation WeekAn Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787 has made its first flight since suffering structural damage in a fire at London's Heathrow Airport in July. Boeing test pilots took ET-AOP on a test flight from Heathrow on December 21, flying racetrack patterns over ...and more »
Aviation International NewsBoeing Enters 787-9 Certification Test PhaseAviation WeekBoeing has obtained type inspection authorization (TIA) for the stretched 787-9 from the FAA, officially clearing the way for the start of certification flight testing. The award of TIA marks a key transition in the test program which now moves from ...Boeing 787-9 Earns Type Inspection AuthorizationAviation International Newsall 2 news articles »
Aviation WeekBoeing Simplifies 787 Software To Improve ReliabilityAviation WeekBoeing is providing more detail about plans to improve the in-service reliability of the 787-8, some of which involves evaluations of revised software during on-going flight tests of the stretched 787-9. Although the company acknowledges it still has ...
Electric personality: Tesla CEO Elon MuskMarketWatchAnd because a few such battery packs spontaneously combusted on Boeing's high-profile 787 Dreamliner, public trust has been particularly slow in developing. Indeed, the safety of Tesla vehicles ... At SpaceX, Musk has continued to oversee the first ...and more »
Wall Street JournalAirbus raises order goal but doubts grow over A380 outputReutersHe was speaking days before the November 17-21 Dubai Airshow where Airbus and Boeing compete for new order announcements, but declined to predict the number of deals Airbus might win. "A380 activity ... Meanwhile Airbus is in the midst of flight tests ...EADS raises Airbus forecasts as 9-mth profit risesCNBC.comall 35 news articles »
Boeing tests second 787-9 Dreamliner in United StatesBreaking Travel NewsBoeing has conducted a series of ground tests on the second 787-9 since its completion in late September. With manufacturing of the 787-9 flight-test fleet complete, the first production 787-9 in final assembly and 137 flight-test hours to date, 787-9 ...
Australian Business TravellerFirst Jetstar Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight takes offSydney Morning HeraldJetstar's first commercial Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight touched down on the Gold Coast at 12pm local time on Wednesday. Flight JQ432 took off on its inaugural fight from Melbourne Airport to the Gold Coast at 11.15am today with 225 passengers on board, ...Review: Flying the Jetstar Dreamliner Boeing 787 from Melbourne to the Gold ...Courier MailA tale of two flightsCalcutta Telegraphall 11 news articles »
First route set for Boeing's new 'stretch' DreamlinerUSA TODAYAir New Zealand, the launch customer of the new 787-9 variant, made that announcement Thursday as it begins preparations to receive its first of 10 787-9s next year. Boeing completed its first test flight on the new 787 model Sept. 17, with Mark Jenks ...
Aviation Today (subscription)Second Boeing 787-9 completes first test flightATWOnlineThe second Boeing 787-9 test aircraft completed its first test flight Thursday. The aircraft, ZB002, took off from Paine Field in Everett, Wash., and landed at Boeing Field in Seattle; flight time was 4 hours and 18 minutes. “As the only 787-9 test ...Second Boeing 787-9 Flies, Launch Customer Announces First RouteAviation Today (subscription)The Second Boeing 787-9 Flies for the First TimeAirlines and DestinationsSecond 787-9 completes first test flightCAPA - Centre for AviationNew Zealand Herald -TopNews New Zealandall 76 news articles »
Boeing's second 787-9 completes test flightPuget Sound Business Journal (Seattle)Boeing Co. said its second 787-9 airplane, a larger version of the 787-8 airplane already in operation, completed a successful test flight on Thursday. Boeing (NYSE: BA) said the 787-9 took off from Paine Field in Everett and landed more than four ...
First flights: Bombardier's CS100, Boeing's 787-9 Dreamliner take to the airHigh Performance CompositesThe next day, The Boeing Co.'s (Seattle, Wash.) 787-9 Dreamliner took to the skies for the first time, beginning a comprehensive flight test program that will culminate in certification and delivery, predicted for mid-2014. The newest member of the 787 ...and more »
Report: Boeing 747 may be flying into the sunsetQ13 FOXA Boeing 787 Dreamliner, left, and a Boeing 747-8, a modernized, stretched version of the 747, fly in formation in a test flight over Washington state. With demand shrinking, Boeing quietly announced this month that it was once again slowing the 747 ...and more »
TheNewsTribune.comGE Says Probing New Engine Failure on Boeing 747 Freighter in ShanghaiWall Street JournalA preliminary inspection revealed the damage was in the low-pressure turbine and was contained. In July, a GEnx engine on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner failed during a taxi test at Charleston International Airport in South Carolina igniting a fire near the ...GE Probes Second Failure of Engine in US NSTB InquiryBloombergGE jet-engine failure in China is second for model in US probeThe Seattle Timesall 20 news articles »
'Dreamliner' inducted, first commercial flight on Sept 19Avionics IntelligenceMeanwhile, top airline officials said Air India will be operating its first commercial flight with the Boeing 787 next Wednesday, September 19, between Delhi-Chennai and Delhi-Bangalore. Later, the 'Dreamliner' will be flown on selected domestic routes ...and more »
Boeing to make full offer to engineers ThursdayHeraldNetSPEEA-represented engineers and technical workers design airplanes, approve changes during assembly, analyze flight-test data and ultimately verify that each jet produced is up to standard. With demand high and technology changing rapidly, this is a ...and more »
Business Today787 Dreamliner set to change Air India's imageMoneycontrol.comAfter a delay of nearly five years, India's national airline Air India is set to take delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Speaking to ... Had there been all clearances given on account of the incident that we saw during the test flight? A: All ...Air India takes delivery of first 787, will fly it away todayNew York Daily NewsFirst Dreamliner for Air India to land todayIBNLive.comall 494 news articles »
Air India accepts delivery on Boeing 787Anderson Independent MailThe first production Boeing 787 takes off on it's inaugural flight of at Paine Field in Everett, Wash. on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009. Pilots Michael Carriker and Randall Neville lifted off in the big blue and white jet at about 10 a.m. PST from Everett's ...
Zee NewsBoeing South Carolina to deliver first Air India 787 next weekCharleston Post CourierFile/Wade Spees/StaffFive Boeing 787 Dreamliners, 3 already painted with the Air India logo, await delivery to the South Asian carrier on the North Charleston assembly building's flight line earlier this month. Boeing South Carolina will finally turn ...Heading to Santiago on LAN Airline's First Boeing 787 DreamlinerSeattle Post Intelligencer (blog)Air India to Get First Boeing 787 Dreamliner Next WeekIBTimes IndiaAir India's first Boeing 787 Dreamliner to arrive today?Zee NewsNew York Daily Newsall 190 news articles »
...together plane after plane ever since late summer. Three, all for Air India, have rolled out so far, including the latest one last Sunday. The second S.C.-built 787 suffered an engine failure on a pre-flight taxi test on July 28. While the National Transportation...
Five Dreamliners now grace Boeing South Carolina flight lineCharleston Post CourierThat was the second S.C.-built 787, which had suffered an engine failure on a pre-flight taxi test on July 28 and had to go back inside the final assembly building, according to a Boeing source. While the National Transportation Safety Board continues ...and more »
...Airlines' first Boeing 787 Dreamliner completed its first test flight Sunday. That marks a key milestone in Boeing's preparations to officially deliver the jet to United, which will become the first North American carrier to take possession of a Dreamliner....
USA TODAY (blog)PHOTOS: United's First Boeing 787 Takes FlightSeattle Post Intelligencer (blog)Yesterday, United Airline's first Boeing 787 Dreamliner took off from Paine Field on its first test flight. Luckily Malcolm Muir and Boeing were there to catch some great photos. The three hour flight took the 787 over Washington state and northern ...United Airlines' first 787 Dreamliner takes flightUSA TODAY (blog)United 787 takes first test flightAustralian AviationANA to start Seattle Boeing 787 Dreamliner service Oct. 1Puget Sound Business JournalEconomic Timesall 727 news articles »