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Eviation Announces First Commercial Customer, Cape Air, for Its All-Electric Airplane, Alice

Eviation Gets First Commercial Customer

Eviation Aircraft has announced that U.S.-based Cape Air will be the first commercial customer for its all-electric Alice aircraft. The agreement was described as a “double-digit purchase option” but the exact number of aircraft Cape...

Consumer Choice May Extend To Airliners

It’s interesting to watch the thrust and parry that goes on at events like the Paris Air Show because there is no industry I can think of that is more detached from its customers.
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Paris Air Show: Siemens Sells Electric Propulsion Business

Siemens signed an agreement to sell its eAircraft unit to Rolls-Royce at the Paris Airshow in Le Bourget, France, on Tuesday. Siemens eAircraft, which develops electric and hybrid-electric propulsion systems for the...
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Paris Air Show: Airbus Introduces A321XLR

Airbus unveiled the latest version of its single-aisle A321neo passenger jet, the A321XLR, at the Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, France, on Monday. The A321XLR (eXtra Long Range) will have a...

Paris Air Show: Boeing Gets Order For 200 MAX Jets

Despite having been grounded since March and a profound lack of recent orders for Boeing’s beleaguered 737 MAX, good news arrived at the Paris Air Show as the International Airlines Group (IAG)...

Boeing Apologizes At Paris Air Show

Boeing followed its admission that it made mistakes in the way it handled the 737 MAX crisis with an apology to start the Paris Air Show. Kevin McAllister, president and CEO of...

Normandy: The Eyes of the World

That Normandy as a hallowed place and D-Day as a seminal event live on in the memories of so many is due in part because so many of those eyes—of mothers, fathers, sons, brothers, sisters and wives—knew what lay ahead. In today's blog, we recall how the home front learned of the invasion.

Horten HX-2 Flying Wing To Make U.S. Debut At Oshkosh

You can’t leave all the unusual aircraft to Burt Rutan. So there’s the Horten HX-2 flying wing, which is slated to make its US debut at Oshkosh this summer.
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EAA: Rutan To Be Celebrated At Oshkosh

Burt Rutan will be celebrated and heard at Oshkosh this year, taking part in a Theater in the Woods event on Thursday and three daytime forums during the show week.

4th Annual WAA Safety Day 2019

Aviation Consumer Editor in Chief and Editorial Director of Belvoir Media Group’s Aviation Division Larry Anglisano, five-time Space Shuttle commander Jim Wetherbee and FAASTeam Manager Ben Struck will speak at the 4th Annual Westchester Aviation Association’s (WAA) General Aviation safety conference on the evening of June 4, 2019, in Tarrytown, New York.

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Two Tragic Accidents And We’re Arguing About Sim Time?

You'd think Boeing would try belt and suspenders this time. But for the revised MAX, it wants to again try what already didn't work.

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How Daher Builds the TBM Turboprop

Daher's factory in Tarbes, France, is one of the most modern aerospace facilities in the world. In this long-form video, AVweb explains...