First flight test from Yanliang:
COMAC C919 just completed the first test flight after it relocated to Yanliang, China. A speical team from AVIC (Aviation Industry Corporation of China) is leading the test flight.
MSN 175 DL #6 has rolled out to the flight line.Jump to post
New issues have popped up, making an opening before 2021 unliky. New tests at the infamous BER airport reveal systemic deficiencies, previously unknown, making an opening before 2021 unlikely. Article http://amp.tagesspiegel.de/berlin/neuer-rueckschlag-am-hauptstadtflughafen-geheimer-tuev-bericht-zu...Jump to post
LOT's first 737 MAX is airborne on its maiden flight.
Another option is the 270-seater A350-800
Bump. Second E195-E2 has taken to the skies. See https://twitter.com/embraer/status/933417956746424320 Another #Embraer #E195E2 is airborne! The 2nd prototype performed its maiden flight last Saturday. We keep on schedule for its 1st delivery in 2019. Six #E2 aircraft are under tests now. Any clue w...Jump to post
Boeing just published a few photos of the first MAX 7 in final assembly.
https://twitter.com/BoeingAirplanes/sta ... 5100660737
MSN 159 MH #1 is online at the delivery centre.Jump to post
MSN 1844, the 3rd A330neo production frame, emerged from final assembly. Was supposed to be delivered to Air Berlin, rumor has it RwandAir will now take the airframe. https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4579/37692032385_0dc3af6fd8_z.jpg F-WWCJ Airbus A330 NEO for defunct Air Berlin. Live spotting from To...Jump to post
And MSN 98 JD #1 has moved to the engine test area.
F-WZFR 1st A350 for Capital Airlines. Live spotting from Toulouse by @Eurospot, on Flickr
After a long period of silence, MSN 78 QR is getting ready for its 5th flight.
Investec Bank has financed Emirates 100th A380.
See https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... 80-443054/
LPSHobby wrote:when will be delivered the first LATAM A35K ?
Slash787 wrote:After Cathay, is it Etihad for A35K?
MSN 160 DL #4 is getting ready for its first CAF: https://fr24.com/AIB03FZ/f9b9611Jump to post
EasyJet #4 has been delivered.
Jump to postAirbus A320 -251N 7802 G-UZHC easyJet deliver y 22nov17 XFW-LTN ex D-AVVJ
iahcsr wrote:Rather surprised there is a hanger large enough for a 380 at YYR.. unless it’s just the wing inside.
You are most probably correct, but it worries me that 50 days have elapsed and painfully slow progress is only being made at enormous cost & inconvenience. This is a FOUR engine a/c with a massive surplus of power when flying empty, that has already proved itself capable of flying on three engi...Jump to post
The faulty engine has been removed.
https://twitter.com/gilleslaurent81/sta ... 6869987330
Third NEO delivery from TSN:
Jump to postAirbus A320 -251N 7837 6670 HS-CBC Thai AirAsia delivery 21nov17 TSN-DMK ex B-000N
Sooner787 wrote:So after QATAR, who's next in line to receive their A35J's ?
Regarding performance goals: Alain de Zotti, A350 chief engineer, said all performance targets have been met or exceeded. Also, the aircraft has remained within its weight specification, unlike early versions of the A350-900. Ref http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/airbus-receives-a350-1000-...Jump to post
MSN 160 DL #4 has advanced to the delivery centre.Jump to post
The A350-1000 received joint EASA/FAA certification, paving the way for entry into service. Launch customer Qatar Airways is due to receive the first bigger version of the A350 before the end of the year. Type certificate data sheet: https://www.easa.europa.eu/system/files/dfu/TCDS_EASA%20_A_151_Air...Jump to post
MSN 1830, the first A330 to be converted for the OCCAR, on a test flight earlier this month:
Lufthansa Technik has developed new cabin concepts for the A330 MRTT: a "governor" interior, a "rescue" interior, a "state" interior and a "trooper" interior. See https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/dubai-lufthansa-technik-announces-two-major-project-44...Jump to post
Lufthansa Technik has secured its first 787 VIP customer. LHT will also announce at the show today that it has secured its first contract for a Boeing BBJ 787-8 cabin completion. The green airliner is scheduled for delivery in Hamburg during the second half of 2018, and will be handed over to its un...Jump to post
MSN 88 should roll out before the end of the week. Let's see how quickly QR will accept their first A350-1000.Jump to post
Two more deliveries to India:
Airbus A320 -271N 7859 VT-WGM GoAir delivery 21nov17 XFW-DEL ex D-AXAZ
Jump to postAirbus A320 -271N 7931 VT-IVC IndiGo Airlines delivery 21nov17 XFW-DEL ex D-AUBR
As expected, the A350-1000 has been certified.
See https://www.easa.europa.eu/system/files ... 1%2021.pdf
The second Qantas 787-9 emerged from paint.
https://twitter.com/AeroimagesChris/sta ... 2149482496
In case someone is interested in the MTOW of Thai Airways' A350 fleet:
bigjku wrote:When do they start to get planes back from their original leases?
Latest rumor per Aero International Magazine: From an German Aero-Plane-Magazine (12/2017) One A380 will eventually leased to Garuda Indonesia and one to Royal Air Maroc. Both are already customer from HIFLY AERO INTERNATIONAL (December 2017) Das Magazin der Zivilluftfahrt on Page 24. Sorry, I have ...Jump to post
pugman211 wrote:Msn 8108 starts FAL build the beginning of December. Not sure yet if it's TLS or XFW.
MSN 157 MK #2 second CAF today.
Little update. Airbus will perform the retrofit: Airbus has been selected by Singapore Airlines (SIA) to provide cabin retrofit services for 14 A380 aircraft currently in service with the carrier. The retrofit programme, which will be undertaken at SIA Engineering Company in Singapore, will see the ...Jump to post
BA A320neo family delivery schedule as follows: Airbus A320neo: G-TTNA - Due in Mar 2018 G-TTNB - Due in Apr 2018 G-TTNC - Due in Jun 2018 G-TTND - Due in Jul 2018 G-TTNE - Due in Aug 2018 G-TTNF - Due in Sep 2018 G-TTNG - Due in Dec 2018 Airbus A321neo: G-NEOP - Due in Oct 2018 G-NEOR - Due in Nov ...Jump to post
Should be flying home today.
Jump to postAirbus A350 -941 153 B-LGB Hong Kong Airlines delivery 20nov17 TLS-HKG ex F-WZNU
Some work is being performed on B-LRV before it enters revenue service.
Lessor Avolon firms up its Paris air show commitment for 75 737 MAX aircraft.
https://twitter.com/avolon_aero/status/ ... 5209530369
Has the A321NEO flown yet in revenue service? When is the 2nd to be delivered (I assume it too will have a slight delay for outfitting prior to entry into service)? First aircraft will undergo ETOPS trials before entering revenue trials in January. Second aircraft is due for delivery before the end...Jump to post