Strolling down the aisles of AIX 2019 reveals a number of surprises that let the visitor hope that passenger experience will actually improve.
Targeted checks have turned up issues on 1% of the engine fleet.
Flying Embraer’s biggest aircraft yet, the KC-390 tanker-transport, reveals a flexible aircraft with a powerful fly-by-wire system.
There is positive pilot feedback to 737 MAX changes as Boeing launches global road show.
The stakes are too high to ignore
There are unmistakable signs that aviation and aerospace are approaching another potentially course-altering crossroads.
Targeting Chinese carriers, Airbus is flight testing an enhanced flight vision system on an A320.
Boeing’s 737 production cut may turn out to be the extra time the supply chain needs—but now suppliers will have no excuse in a future rate hike.
With worries over flying rights eliminated, the effect of uncertainty on consumer confidence is causing headaches for carriers.
Which London airport the carrier will use and when service will start remain to be determined.
New blades that will solve issue are at least a year away. Regulators to slash ETOPS clearance for low-time aircraft to 140 min., down from 330 min.