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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)...

Podcast: Most Grounded Tamarack Jets Now Upgraded

Tamarack Aerospace says most of the Citation 525 series jets equipped with its ATLAS active winglets grounded by AD in May are now fitted with revised hardware. The company—and owners—are awaiting technical...

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...

Pilot Unconscious Before Citation Crash

It would appear pilot incapacitation was behind the fatal crash of a Cessna Citation in the Atlantic 300 miles east of Fort Lauderdale on May 24. The aircraft inexplicably changed course while...

Stratolaunch Price Tag $400,000,000

The asking price for Stratolaunch, the enormous aircraft intended to launch commercial rockets, has reportedly been set at $400,000,000, including all the facilities, equipment and intellectual property, according to CNBC. Stratolaunch has...
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Daher Acquires Quest

French aircraft manufacturer Daher announced on Thursday that it is acquiring Quest Aircraft Company. Quest, which is based in Sandpoint, Idaho, manufactures the Kodiak 100 single-engine, 10-seat turboprop. According to Daher, the acquisition will reinforce...

FAA To Uber: Work Hard, Be Patient

In an alternately inspirational and cautionary talk at Uber’s Elevate Summit in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, acting FAA chief Dan Elwell told the aspiring urban air taxi audience that he’s impressed with ideas...

UberCopter Launch Detailed At Uber Elevate Conference

Uber is betting big that data it’s collecting from its ground-based ride-hailing app will drive the emerging urban air taxi market, but while we’re waiting for the aircraft, beginning this summer, UberCopter...

Raytheon And United Technologies To Merge

In what would become the second-largest company in the defense and aerospace sector, Raytheon and United Technologies are set to merge and become Raytheon Technologies, where it will compete against Boeing (the...

Tamarack Files For Bankruptcy Following Winglet AD

Tamarack Aerospace Group has filed for bankruptcy in the wake of an AD that grounded Cessna Citations equipped with its active winglet modification. The company said it will continue to operate in support of the...

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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...