Monarch A321 (Image: Craig Sunter / CC2.0)
Airline news

Could Monarch Airlines be about to re-appear?

Something interesting happened yesterday whilst the rest of us were talking about MD90s and Jumbo Jets being scrapped three people made a move that has raised a few eyebrows in this office, and seemingly gone largely unnoticed except by an eagle-eyed few on social media. What was it? A relatively [read more]

The First Airbus Wing Of Tomorrow prototype

Airbus Wing of Tomorrow vs. Boeing Transonic Truss Braced Wing

In the ever-evolving world of aviation, manufacturers are constantly pushing the boundaries of innovation to create more efficient, eco-friendly, and high-performance aircraft. Two major players in this industry, Airbus and Boeing, have recently unveiled their respective advancements in wing technology: the Airbus “Wing of Tomorrow” and the Boeing “Transonic Truss [read more]

Boeing will modify this MD-90 to test the Transonic Truss-Braced Wing configuration as part of NASA’s Sustainable Flight Demonstrator project. (NASA photo) (PRNewsfoto/Boeing)
Aviation engineering news

Boeing takes delivery of MD90 TTBW test bed

US planemaker Boeing has taken delivery of MD90 N931TB which will be modified to become X66A, a flying test bed for the Transonic Trust Braced Wing (TTBW) programme as part of NASA’s Sustainable Flight Demonstrator project. The aircraft will now undergo extensive modification in order to be fitted with ultrathin [read more]

Airline news

Air India launches new look with rebrand

India’s flag carrier, Air India has unveiled its new look as it seeks to rebrand the airline with a bold modern look. The airline says that “new design captures the essence of a bold new India, marking a milestone in the transformation of the national Indian institution into a national [read more]