Aviation engineering news

Airbus opens new A321XLR equipment installation hangar

Airbus has formally opened a brand new A321XLR equipment installation hangar in Hamburg, Germany to help it ramp up production. The automated equipping facility, which was opened by Hamburg’s First Mayor Peter Tschentscher and German Aerospace Coordinator Anna Christmann, will be able to work on eight A321XLR rear fuselage sections [read more]

Qantas Boeing 787 Dreamliner
Airline news

Qantas increases Boeing 787 fleet with new order

Australian flag carrier Qantas has placed an order for 12 more Boeing 787 Dreamliners, almost doubling its Dreamliner fleet. The order consists of four Boeing 787-9 and eight 787-10 Dreamliners which will be utilised on its long-haul network. “This is another multi-billion-dollar investment in the national carrier, and it’s great [read more]

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]