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Boeing Presents Flight Test 787 Dreamliner to Pima Air & Space Museum

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TUCSON, Ariz., April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA), elected and community leaders joined together today to celebrate the permanent display of one of the original 787-8 Dreamliner flight test airplanes at the Pima Air & Space Museum. (boeing.mediaroom.com) More...

Lufthansa Receives Final A380 Delivery; Last 747-8I Soon to Follow

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Earlier this month, Lufthansa took delivery of the final Airbus A380 aircraft it had on order, and it will take delivery of the final Boeing 747-8I it has soon. What does this say about the end of the VLA? (airwaysnews.com) More...

AirAsia X to order HGW A330s for European flights

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AirAsia X (D7, Kuala Lumpur Int'l) is planning to acquire an unspecified number of HGW (High Gross Weight) A330-300s to be used in resuming services to Europe next year. The A330-300 HGW is seven tonnes heavier than the standard version, which weighs in at 233 tonnes, and features a strengthened wing and additional fuel capacity giving the aircraft a range of 11,300 kilometres. Acting chief executive officer (CEO) of the AirAsia (AK, Kuala Lumpur Int'l) longhaul subsidiary, Benyamin Ismail, told… (www.ch-aviation.com) More...

Plane crashes in US 59 median south of Diboll, TX

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ANGELINA COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - Three people have been taken to a Lufkin hospital for what appears to be cautionary reasons following a twin-engine plane crash on US 59 south of Diboll Friday morning. The crash occurred at 7:47 a.m. and the plane landed in the median of US 59, a half-mile south of Diboll. Officials from FAA are on the way to investigate the crash. DPS is having to shut down part of the northbound lane, as part of a wing is on the highway. According to DPS, the Cessna 421B… (www.ktre.com) More...

Alaska Air Bans Worker Who Got Trapped In Cargo Hold

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A contract baggage handler who became trapped in the cargo hold of an Alaska Airlines jet on takeoff from Seattle after falling asleep has been banned from all future work at the airline. The employee of Menzies Aviation, an airport ground services company, made news on Monday as an unintended stowaway on Alaska Flight 448 when he woke up inside the sealed baggage compartment to realise the plane was already airborne. (news.airwise.com) More...

X-47B prepares for maiden unmanned aerial refuelling

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US Navy's Unmanned Combat Aircraft System (UCAS) demonstrator X-47B has entered its last flight test phase, the unmanned aerial refueling, before winding up the program which proved the basic concept of an unmanned naval stealth fighter jet. (www.aviationanalysis.net) More...

Solar-powered plane on round-the-world flight gets stuck in China

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(CNN)The Solar Impulse 2, the experimental plane attempting to fly around the world without using a drop of fuel, has been grounded by the weather in China. What was supposed to be an overnight pit stop in the southwestern city of Chongqing has now stretched into a two-and-a-half week stay. (www.cnn.com) More...

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