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Norwegians will create racing electric aircraft

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Apr 2020

Norwegians will create racing electric aircraft

Norwegian company Equator Aircraft announced start of racing aircraft engineering. As Flightglobal writes with this flying machine company intends to take part in the first races of electric aircrafts Air Race E planned to 2021. Start-up of the same name Air Race E arranges races of electric aircrafts. As of yet there was not held any such competition in the world. First test flights in…

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The biggest Canadian airline company will discharge more than 15 thousand employees temporarily

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Apr 2020

The biggest Canadian airline company will discharge more than 15 thousand employees temporarily

The biggest Canadian airline company will discharge more than 15 thousand employees temporarily because of reduction of the flights die to corona-virus pandemic – is said in the company’s website. According to declaration “due to unprecedented impact of COVID-19 upon its business” airline company will temporarily discharge 15,2 thousand employees and will place 1,3 thousand managers on leave without pay. New measure went into effect…

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Airplanes are not needed anymore: what is going on with aircraft industry. Part 4

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Apr 2020

Airplanes are not needed anymore: what is going on with aircraft industry. Part 4

Airbus planned to increase deliveries of the airplanes from 863 in 2019 to 880 in 2020. But now company will revise their strategy and this concerns not only production but finances as well. Corporation announced that has already gained support of the board of directors to receive credits for total amount of 15 billion euro in addition to already existing credit obligations of 3 billion….

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Airplanes are not needed anymore: what is going on with aircraft industry. Part 3

04

Apr 2020

Airplanes are not needed anymore: what is going on with aircraft industry. Part 3

Production of military airplanes stopped because of the problems on the stage of the frames’ construction that are the base both for civil and military aircrafts. Corporation needs two-week break for production rearrangement and disinfection of all industrial spaces. Last week Boeing also informed about suspension of dividend payments and also announced stop of payments to CEO and to chair of the board till the…

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Airplanes are not needed anymore: what is going on with aircraft industry. Part 2

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Apr 2020

Airplanes are not needed anymore: what is going on with aircraft industry. Part 2

“Having got momentum world aviation makers bear big losses. With cancellation of orders, with postponement of airplanes’ delivery to future, with radical price decrease of the airplanes on the secondary market – with all negative factors something has to be done to plug this cash deficiency” – expert said. Another expert marked that for current crises are responsible not only coronavirus and its’ economic consequences…

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Airplanes are not needed anymore: what is going on with aircraft industry. Part 1

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Mar 2020

Airplanes are not needed anymore: what is going on with aircraft industry. Part 1

Crises in which aviation industry turned up has already influenced aircraft industry. Coronavirus pandemic influenced production of the aviation equipment directly – companies had to stop production because of necessity to reconfigure it taking into consideration new hygiene requirements. These requirements include not only reconstruction of the production process but disinfection of the workspace but aviation manufacturing takes quite big spaces. Besides in case of…

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Air Tahiti flight became the longest in entire because of corona-virus

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Mar 2020

Air Tahiti flight became the longest in entire because of corona-virus

Airplane of Air Tahiti airline comapny because of the situation with corona-virus made flight from French Polinesia to Paris that became the longest in entire history og commercial aviation if not taking into accout experimental flights. Record was reached involuntary: usually airplanes that fly from Papeete on Tahiti island to Paris make intermediate stop in Los Angeles. However, US authorities due to the threat of…

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Production rate of A320neo

25

Mar 2020

Production rate of A320neo

As to January total stock of received but still not fulfilled orders for long-haul aircraft A320neo made 7482 machines. In the meantime, number of airplanes delivered to the Customers since the start of production of the airplanes under common brand “Airbus” exceeded 12 thousand. If summarizing all figures it will result that total number of already assembled and still being in production airplanes approaches to…

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Limitation of production

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Mar 2020

Limitation of production

Total number of delivered airplanes of A350 XWB family exceeded 350 units. “In the whole this program goes well” – Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury comments. “Considering long-term plans for increasing production we set task to reach in 2019 tempo of 10 machines per month. In reality it resulted among 9 and 10 (for the last year 112 airplanes were launched, including 87 units of A350-900…

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Discontinuance of A380 production

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Mar 2020

Discontinuance of A380 production

As of the end of previous year 242 units of two-decked A380 were constructed – the most capacious passenger airplane for today with number of seats from 555 in three-class cabin and up to 853 seats in one-class configuration. However, production of these airplanes reduces constantly: in the boom years, in 2013 and 2015 were launched per 30 airplanes, in 2017 – 15, in 2019…

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