Virgin Atlantic takes delivery of its first Airbus A330-900neo (image: Airbus)
Aviation engineering news

Virgin Atlantic gets first A330neo delivery

Virgin Atlantic (VS/VIR) has taken delivery of its first Airbus A330neo when A330-900 G-VJAZ was delivered to London Heathrow (LHR/EGLL) The airline, which is set to join the SkyTeam Alliance in 2023, has purchased 13 of the type, six of which (including this one) have been purchased through leasing specialist [read more]

Dassault Falcon 6X
Business aviation news

Dassault unveils ‘widebody’ Falcon 6X Business Jet

Dassault Aviation unveiled its latest business jet yesterday 8th December as it rolled out the Falcon 6X at Bordeaux-Merignac’s Charles Lindbergh Hall. The French plane makers latest aircraft features the tallest and widest cabin ever found on a business jet making long-haul travel even more comfortable. The cabin is up [read more]

737 Max 7 Take off
Airline news

Boeing 737 Max 7 completes first test flight

Boeing’s latest aircraft, the 737 Max 7 has successfully completed its first flight taking off from Boeing’s Renton Field in Seattle. The aircraft will now complete a comprehensive flight test program ahead of it’s planned certification and delivery in 2019. The latest of Boeing 737 family, the Max 7 is the [read more]

Cessna 408 Skycourier
New aircraft news

New Cessna Utility Turboprop undergoes wind tunnel test

Textron Aviation has completed initial wind tunnel testing of its new utility turboprop, the Cessna 408 Skycourier. Announced in November 2017, The Cessna 408 SkyCourier is a twin-turboprop, high-wing, large utility aircraft that offers a combination of high performance and low operating costs for air freight, commuter and special mission operators. The [read more]