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Dassault rolls out Falcon-5X business jet

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Dassault Aviation today lifted the veil on the highly anticipated Falcon 5X, which establishes a new benchmark in the large cabin, long range business aviation market. (www.aviationanalysis.net) More...

Wheels Up Launches Plane-Sharing App

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The goal is to be able to offer a ride-sharing membership pricing tier that would cost travelers around $5,000 a year to join and then as little as $500 an hour to trade cramped airline aisles for the high-flying comfort of a private airplane seat. (www.flyingmag.com) More...

Sonex factory aircraft crashes; two fatalities reported

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Sonex factory demonstrator N123SX crashed just east of Wittman Field, in the Oshkosh Corp. parking lot. Both occupants were killed; no names have been released yet. (www.thenorthwestern.com) More...

Implications Of A United Airlines A380 Superjumbo Order

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There has been a rumor that has come from reliable sources at United Airlines (NYSE:UAL) that states the company is in intermediate stages in ordering the Airbus A380 - the world's largest passenger aircraft. Airbus (OTCPK:EADSY) is reportedly going to be giving United two A380 aircraft on a trial basis that were originally destined for the now bankrupt Skymark Airlines of Japan. (seekingalpha.com) More...

How To Repair a CFM56-7BE HPT Blade

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GE says repairing a CFM56-7BE high-pressure turbine blade can save 80% of the cost of buying a new one. That’s a big figure—but when you couple it with the fact that parts account for up to 70% of engine overhaul costs, this figure becomes even more striking. (aviationweek.com) More...

Airbus confirms software configuration error caused plane crash

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An executive of Airbus Group has confirmed that the crash of an Airbus A400M military transport was caused by a faulty software configuration. Marwan Lahoud, chief marketing and strategy officer for Airbus, told the German newspaper Handelsblatt on Friday that there was a "quality issue in the final assembly" of the components of the aircraft engine. (arstechnica.com) More...

Vietnam Airlines A350 complete maiden flight

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The first Airbus A350 XWBfor Vietnam Airlines, in airline’s distinctive blue and gold lotus livery, completed its first flight in Toulouse, France on Monday. (www.aviationanalysis.net) More...

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