October 5, 2022

Embraer Introduces E-Jet Cargo Conversion Program

Embraer has launched a program to convert used E190 and E195 passenger planes into freighters. The first deliveries are expected in 2024.

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Airbus Inaugurates European Flight Academy

Airbus Flight Academy Europe (AFAE), a fully owned subsidiary of Airbus, has opened a new campus in Angoulême, in the southwest of France.

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7/04/1997: First Flight of the ERJ-135

There was a demand for an aircraft that carried fewer than 40 passengers to serve lower density routes. Enter the ERJ-135.

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Embraer Hopeful of a 2022 Launch for New Turboprop

MIAMI – Brazilian plane-maker Embraer has revealed that it hoped to launch its new clean-sheet designed turboprop in 2022. The aircraft’s design is based on its popular E-Jet family of aircraft. It’s also Embraer’s first turboprop since production of its popular EMB120 ‘Brasilia’ ended in 2001. Market Focus Speaking at an online delivery ceremony for […]

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Helvetic Airways Receives First Embraer E195-E2

MIAMI – Swiss regional carrier Helvetic Airways (2L) is to welcome its first Embraer E195-E2 on Friday, June, 25 at its Zurich base.  In a virtual handover ceremony, 2L accepted the aircraft – HB-AZI – today (June 23) at the plane makers Saõ José dos Campos headquarters. Speaking at the delivery media conference, the airline […]

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Airbus CEO Moots Factory-Fresh Freighter

TOULOUSE – While COVID-19 may have severely damaged the passenger air transport sector, the cargo market has gone from strength to strength and Airbus wants a piece of the pie.  Rumours have circulated for some time that the European manufacturer intends to build a freight version of its A350 model. Sales executives have even approached […]

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Minding the Gap: Boeing Readies the Transition into the 777X Program with an Enhanced 777-300ER

MIAMI— As Boeing celebrates 20 years since the 777 entered service, the Boeing 777 program has been one of the most successful in the history of the company. During the last ten years, it has been the best-selling widebody with over 1,866 orders, 1,296 aircraft in service —including 25 units sold this year—and almost 1300 […]

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Miami Is Boeing’s “Sim City”: Company Relocates Flight Training To Miami from Seattle

MIAMI — Miami is now Boeing’s “Sim City” but Airchive’s home base has always been an aviation hub dating back to the early days of the industry. Hallowed names like Pan Am, National, Eastern, Glenn Curtis, Rich International, and Air Florida have played pivotal roles in South Florida and the world’s aviation industry. Today, Miami […]

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Inside Boeing’s 737 Renton Factory As They “Take It To The MAX”: Part Two

Success Breeds Competition: The Airbus A320 ups the ante and Boeing is forced to answer In 1988, the first serious competitor to the 737 monopoly, the Airbus A320 entered service. With even more advanced systems like fly-by-wire flight controls, new higher powered and fuel efficient engines, a wider cabin, the first major use of composite […]

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British Airways Takes Delivery of its First Boeing 787 Dreamliner

MIAMI — British Airways announced took delivery today of their first Boeing 787 Dreamliner today. The aircraft, G-ZBJB, arrived at London Heathrow on delivery from Everett Paine Field flying as BA787 at 11:50AM local time. The 2nd 787 is due later in the week.   BA announced the 787 will enter regular service between Heathrow and […]

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