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Boeing Completes Successful 737-10 First Flight

The largest airplane in the 737 MAX family begins comprehensive test program Boeing’s [NYSE: BA] 737-10, the largest airplane in the 737 MAX family, today completed a successful first flight. The airplane took off from Renton Field in Renton, Washington, at 10:07 a.m. and landed at 12:38 p.m. at Boeing Field in Seattle. “The airplane performed beautifully,”… Read More ›

NASA, ULA Launch Parker Solar Probe on Historic Journey to Touch Sun

Hours before the rise of the very star it will study, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe launched from Florida Sunday to begin its journey to the Sun, where it will undertake a landmark mission. The spacecraft will transmit its first science observations in December, beginning a revolution in our understanding of the star that makes life… Read More ›

Gulfstream marks 10-year anniversary of successful student leadership program.

Innovative Initiative Encourages Youth To Explore Their Career Potential Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., its community partners, program alumni and students recently celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Savannah-based Student Leadership Program as part of the initiative’s year-end event and graduation. Founded by Gulfstream in 2008 and now supported by a collaboration of more than 40 businesses… Read More ›

Spirit AeroSystems CEO Wins Aviation Leadership Award

Spirit AeroSystems President and CEO Tom Gentile has been selected as the 2018 Aviation Week Grand Laureate Award winner for Commercial Aerospace Leadership. he panel of judges recently recognized Gentile for “leading the turnaround of the aerospace industry’s leading aerostructures provider and securing a long-term master contract with Boeing.”  The award was presented last night… Read More ›

Make Your Miles Count! Donate your Aeroplan Miles to the Air Canada Foundation to help children across Canada

Aeroplan Miles donated to the Air Canada Foundation between December 5 and 11, 2016 will be matched by Aeroplan up to 500,000 Aeroplan Miles. This week is the Air Canada Foundation and Aeroplan Miles Matching Week in support of the Air Canada Foundation Hospital Transportation Program. This program redistributes the Aeroplan Miles donated by Air… Read More ›

MEA Signs 5 Year Deal With SITA

Agreement strengthens long-standing partnership with the roll-out of new, faster connectivity Middle East Airlines-Air Liban (MEA) has signed a new five-year master agreement with global communications provider SITA to introduce new, faster connectivity across the airline’s network. The contract marks a continuation of the strong relationship between the two organizations, which dates back more than… Read More ›

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) will celebrate five years in orbit June 18.

NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) will celebrate five years in orbit June 18. To celebrate the anniversary and LRO’s many scientific contributions, NASA invites the public to select a favorite orbiter image of the moon for the cover a special image collection. “‘The Moon as Art’ collection gives the public the opportunity to see the… Read More ›

Landsat 8 Satellite Begins Watch.

NASA transferred operational control Thursday of the Landsat 8 satellite to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in a ceremony in Sioux Falls, S.D. The event marks the beginning of the satellite’s mission to extend an unparalleled four-decade record of monitoring Earth’s landscape from space. Landsat 8 is the latest in the Landsat series of remote-sensing… Read More ›

Boeing Opens New Everett Delivery Center.

Boeing [NYSE:BA] today opened its new expanded Everett Delivery Center (EDC), a world-class facility which will be the home of deliveries for the 747-8, 767, 777 and 787. The grand opening ceremony was attended by Boeing employees, customers and state dignitaries. “Boeing is producing market-leading commercial airplanes at its highest rates ever,” said Pat Shanahan,… Read More ›

Brussels Airlines launches direct flights between Brussels and Washington.

Starting 18 June Brussels Airlines will operate direct flights between Brussels Airport and Washington Dulles. The American capital will be served 5 times per week. Thanks to the flight schedule passengers will be able to connect smoothly to many other US Destinations with Star Alliance partner UNITED. After the successful launch of a daily service… Read More ›

US Airways Employees Join Together To “BE PINK” In Honor Of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

  US Airways‘ (NYSE: LCC) employees around the world will “BE PINK” today to kick off the airline’s partnership with the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer (MSABC). Throughout the month of October, which is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, US Airways employees will show their support of breast cancer programs through special… Read More ›

2012 NASA Advanced Technology Concepts Selected For Study.

    NASA’s Space Technology Program is turning science fiction into science fact. The program has selected 28 proposals for study under the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Program. Eighteen of these advanced concept proposals were categorized as Phase I and 10 as Phase II. They were selected based on their potential to transform future… Read More ›

Eurocopter’s revolutionary X3 helicopter arrives in Washington for final leg of aircraft’s U.S. tour.

  Eurocopter continues its U.S. tour of the X3 high-speed hybrid helicopter today in Manassas, Va. where the aircraft performed a flight demonstration for dignitaries, local elected officials, company employees and the news media. The Washington, D.C., metro area is the final leg of flight demonstrations for civil and military customers across the country. X3… Read More ›

Queen of the Skies in all dimensions.

Special edition of the Lufthansa Magazin iPad app for the Boeing 747-8 Lufthansa has just welcomed the world’s first passenger version of the Boeing 747-8 into its fleet. To mark the occasion, it has released a special multi-media edition of the Lufthansa Magazin iPad app dedicated to the Queen of the Skies. Exclusive film and… Read More ›

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