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Boeing is getting rid of the suppliers. Part 2

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Jun 2018

Boeing is getting rid of the suppliers. Part 2

Air frame During production of passenger airplane Boeing 787 Dreamliner Company has minimized volume of details’ production on own plants. So, 65% of the air frame, i.e. construction of the airplane without engine unit have been produced by suppliers from USA, Europe and Japan. Result: years of uncoordinated production and delays in deliveries. Boeing Company had to buy out several companies-suppliers, including two manufacturers of…

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Boeing is getting rid of the suppliers. Part 1

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Jun 2018

Boeing is getting rid of the suppliers. Part 1

In the nearest future Boeing may start to manufacture important components for own airplanes. This will change aviation industry a lot and can cause huge consolidation. At the beginning of the current week to big disappointment of many manufacturers of the components for airplanes management of Boeing Corporation has announced start of collaboration with Safran Company. Together with Boeing French Company will manufacture engine units….

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Airbus will close transaction of acquisition production of the Bombardier C Series on July 1st

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Jun 2018

Airbus will close transaction of acquisition production of the Bombardier C Series on July 1st

European aerospace company Airbus SE has got all necessary approvals of the regulatory authorities for acquiring controlling share of business of Canadian Bombardier that constructs airplanes Bombardier C Series, informs Airbus in press release. The companies plan to close transaction on July 1st. According to the terms of the transaction Airbus will get 50, 1% of the business C series Aircraft Limited Partnership (CSALP) in…

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Big contract for A350 in May has increased the backlog of orders of Airbus Company to 161 aircrafts

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Jun 2018

Big contract for A350 in May has increased the backlog of orders of Airbus Company to 161 aircrafts

European aviation company Airbus has sold 24 commercial airplanes in May. As result the backlog of orders of the manufacturer has increased to 160 airplanes from the beginning of the year also due to contract for 15 wide-bodied A350 in the end of last month from undisclosed customer. The transaction amount is estimated approximately at 4.8 billion USD according to catalog prices. Besides, in May…

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Japan Airlines announced launch of long-haul low-cost company. Part 2

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Jun 2018

Japan Airlines announced launch of long-haul low-cost company. Part 2

One more big Japan airline company – All Nippon Airways (ANA) owns two low-cost companies: Peach and Vanilla Air that in the nearest future will also be united under one brand Peach. According to medium-term forecasts, from 2020 ANA plans to involve new types of aircrafts in the park of the low-cost carriers for serving medium-haul international flight. The hubs of these low-cost companies are…

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Japan Airlines announced launch of long-haul low-cost company. Part 1

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Jun 2018

Japan Airlines announced launch of long-haul low-cost company. Part 1

Japan airline company Japan Airlines is getting ready to launch new subsidiary company that will specialize in low-cost transportation on wide-bodied airplanes on medium and long-haul directions. The base airport for the new carrier will be Narita (Tokyo). At present moment launching the low-cost company is planned on July 2018 but the company will probably be able to make flights only in the summer of…

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Boeing and Turkish Technic have signed agreement as part of the program Global Fleet Care

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May 2018

Boeing and Turkish Technic have signed agreement as part of the program Global Fleet Care

Boeing Corporation and Turkish Technic Inc – division of Turkish Airlines that is responsible maintenance of the airplanes have announced about signing agreement within the service program Boeing Global Fleet Care. Turkish Technic became strategic partner of Boeing at the line maintenance, O/H and parts maintenance. Boeing and Turkish Technic will also cooperate in the area of technicians’ certification area from all over the world….

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Boeing was allowed to use folding wings in passenger airplanes

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May 2018

Boeing was allowed to use folding wings in passenger airplanes

Boeing was allowed to use folding wings in passenger airplanes. Previously such construction was used only in military aviation. The Federal Aviation Administration of USA (FAA) has approved application of the folding wing construction in passenger airplanes Boeing 777X. Previously folding wings have never been serially installed on civil airplanes; they are used on war planes of naval aviation. Wings will fold only in the…

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USA is upgrading “magic carpet”

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May 2018

USA is upgrading “magic carpet”

From autumn 2019 on the airplane of US Navy sea-based aviation updated software of automatic rendezvous and landing approach will be installed. The system has name Magic Carpet. Improved software will allow landing on the flattop airplanes with damaged airframe or failed sensors and also will simplify work of the pilots in bad weather conditions: for example, during ground swell or restricted visibility, informs Aviation…

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Passenger airplane Sukhoi Super Jet-100 in figures

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May 2018

Passenger airplane Sukhoi Super Jet-100 in figures

Ten years ago, on May 19th 2008 first flight of the first test airplane Sukhoi Superjet-100 took place. The airplane has climbed up to 1200 meters height, has made 4 circles over air-strip and then successfully landed. Serial production of the airplane Sukhoi Superjet-100 began in 2011. It is first Russian made passenger airplane constructed with use of digital technologies. The airplane is for airlines…

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