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Airbus opened first helicopter assembly line in China

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Apr 2019

Airbus opened first helicopter assembly line in China

In coastal city Qingdao of Shandong province on the East of China on April 17th was introduced into service assembly line of helicopters Airbus Qingdao H135 /FAL/. It is first assembly line of helicopters built by foreign manufacturers. It is also first assembly line of helicopters of H135 model at the moment placed by Airbus Company outside Europe. This step is one more important page…

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Airbus presented first in the world smart passenger cabin

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Apr 2019

Airbus presented first in the world smart passenger cabin

Aircraft manufacturing Company Airbus for the first time in the history of civil aviation presented smart passenger cabin – Airbus Connected Experience. It promises to make flights more comfortable not only for passengers but for the crew as well. The project implemented thanks to specially elaborated platform Airbus Connected Experience has to simplify the stewards’ life. With the same goal it will collect and analyze…

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Guillaume Faury has officially took charge of Airbus

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Apr 2019

Guillaume Faury has officially took charge of Airbus

Guillaume Faury has officially taken up the CEO post of one of the biggest aircraft manufacturers in the world – European company Airbus. His appointment took place during annual general meeting of shareholders, informs Airbus Company. He superseded on this position Thomas Enders who was in charge of European planemaker since May 2012. Information that 51-years old Guillaume Faury, operations director of the commercial airplanes…

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149 minutes in the air: first flight of the biggest airplane

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Apr 2019

149 minutes in the air: first flight of the biggest airplane

The biggest airplane in the world Stratolaunch went through first tests in the sky above USA. It spent in the air 2.5 hours and attained maximum speed of 304 km/h. In the future Stratolaunch will help to carry into space rackets. First flight trials of American launching aircraft Stratolaunch Model 351 took place above the Mojave Desert in California. Aviation Company Scaled Composites that participated…

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Pilots got lost and landed the airplane in another city

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Apr 2019

Pilots got lost and landed the airplane in another city

Airplane of Scandinavian Airlines that flew to Florence landed in Bologna because of failed navigation system – informs Daily Mail. As the report of airline company says, the route to Florence was not loaded to navigator of the airplane and pilots were not aware how to make it to the appointed city. However Scandinavian Airlines employees decided to make flight and land in Bologna the…

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Thieves in masks attacked the airplane in Albania stealing several millions euro

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Apr 2019

Thieves in masks attacked the airplane in Albania stealing several millions euro

Armed men in camouflage and masks attacked airplane of Austrian Airlines in the airport of Albanian capital Tirana and stole several millions euro from it. As Austrian press agency informs with the reference to air carrier representative Airbus A320 with board number OS848 had to transport money to Vienne. Thieves penetrated to the airport through fire exit. Right after the enplaning ended, the engines were…

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Airbus elaborated system of passengers’ accommodation in baggage section of the airplane

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Apr 2019

Airbus elaborated system of passengers’ accommodation in baggage section of the airplane

Aviation consortium Airbus elaborated system of passengers’ accommodation in baggage sections that is planned to be installed on the airplanes in two years. As the base engineers took on-board modules where crew team takes rest during long-haul flights. Elaboration was done together with French company Safran. First airplane where passengers will be accommodated in baggage section will be Airbus A330 also such seats will receive…

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Boeing reduced production of problem airplanes 737 MAX

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Apr 2019

Boeing reduced production of problem airplanes 737 MAX

American Airline Company Boeing made adjustment in the production plan for airplanes of 737 MAX model against many problems of airplanes’ operation. From April Company will produce 42 airplanes instead of 52. Boeing underlined that this is temporary decision that has to do with suspension of 737 MAX deliveries. Corporation will concentrate on the software certification and preparing airplanes’ for airworthy condition. Staffing cut is…

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Lithuanian became the only passenger of the flight to Italy

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Apr 2019

Lithuanian became the only passenger of the flight to Italy

Lithuanian citizen Skirmantas Strimaytis that travelled to ski resort in the middle of March appeared to be the only passenger of the airplane Boeing 737-800 capable to accommodate 188 passengers that flew to Italy. The airplane made flight from Vilnius to Bergamo. On the airplane were also two pilots and five flight attendants. In travel agency Novaturas informed that airplane was chartered to return group…

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European company Airbus will deliver 300 airplanes for 30 billions euro to China. Part 2

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Apr 2019

European company Airbus will deliver 300 airplanes for 30 billions euro to China. Part 2

The news that China is going to buy the newest Airbus models was reported in January 2018 during the visit of French president to China. But during that visit the question was about deliveries in 2018-2019 of 185 airplanes of Airbus A320 family for 13 Chinese companies. French president marked during his visit that China promised to keep equal proportion of the market share among…

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