July 2, 2022
Aircraft
Airlines

JetStar Unveils New Airbus A321LR Livery

This is JetStar’s (JQ) first of 38 Airbus NEO aircraft with its new orange tail livery.

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Airlines

Virgin Australia Adds Four Boeing 737 MAX

The Virgin Australia Group (VA) will add four new Boeing 737-8 aircraft to its fleet as part of a fleet renewal initiative.

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Deep Dive Safety

Evolution of Modern Aircraft Cabin Safety

Every time you step into an aircraft, you are entering an environment that is highly controlled to be as safe as possible.

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Airlines Safety

DHL Boeing 757 Breaks into Two

Some hours ago, a DHL (D0) Boeing 757 cargo jet spun off the runway and broke into two in San José, Costa Rica.

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AvGeek Featured

Airways Top 10 Rarest Aircraft in the World

These are the top 10 rarest airplanes that have crisscrossed the skies.

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AvGeek

The Longest Ever Boeing 737 Commercial Flight

The most-sold commercial aircraft, the Boeing 737 series, has an average range of between 5,000 and 7,000 km, depending on the variant.

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Today in Aviation

Today in Aviation: Maiden Flight of the Convair 990 Coronado

DALLAS – Today in Aviation, the American-built, narrow-body, four-engined Convair 990 ‘Coronado’ took to the skies for the first time in 1961. The manufacturer developed the 990 after a request from American Airlines (AA). Although not a Convair 880 operator, the airline had studied the airliner on numerous occasions. However, its capacity meant that it […]

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Today in Aviation

Today in Aviation: The Shorts 330 Makes First Flight

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, the prototype Shorts 330 (G-BSBH) made its maiden flight in 1974, launching commercial operations that same year. The 330 can trace its history back to the Shorts Skyvan, which first flew in 1963. This “general purpose” aircraft proved popular. Buoyed by its success, the manufacturer looked at designing a bigger […]

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Industry

787 Program Update: Delivery and Dispatch Reliability Finally Catching Up with Demand

SEATTLE— While the Boeing 787-8 has been a market changer in the industry, its building and assembly process have been a clear example on how globalization and novel manufacturing processes were matched to bring together one of the most advanced production lines in the world. However, it has not been an easy task. From quality control […]

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Airlines

Boeing’s ecoDemonstrator: Inside An Airborne Laboratory

MIAMI — As part of the ecoDemonstrator program, Boeing has been conducting several months of test flights with a 757-200 (cn 24627/293) in order to assess new technologies intended to improve the efficiency of flight operations and reduce environmental footprints. In total, Boeing has completed 250 hours since this third generation of ecoDemonstrators testing started in March. The […]

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