Monthly Archives: July 2014

Boeing 787-10 To Be Built Only In South Carolina

Boeing 787-10 To Be Built Only In South Carolina Boeing has confirmed that the third variant of the Boeing 787, the double-stretch 787-10, will be assembled exclusively in its Charleston, South Carolina facility, making it the first of any Boeing commercial model to be completed away from the U.S. west coast. The decision was not unexpected…
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Boeing Urges International Action To Meet Pilot Shortage Challenge

International Action To Meet Pilot Shortage Boeing says international collaboration between industry, government and academia is required to avoid future Pilot Shortages of commercial pilot and maintenance staff which might otherwise hold back growth in developing markets.The potential problems could be particularly acute in the Asia-Pacific region which Boeing projects will need 41% of the more…
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An Airline Pilot’s Morning. Pre-Flight.

An Airline Pilot's Morning. Wake Up! The phone vibrates on the table beside the bed, but to be honest I was already half awake. I have been getting up in the early hours to go flying for more years than I have been driving a car. At first it was to steal a ride beside…
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The Fatal Aircraft Stall

What is it like to have a Fatal Aircraft Stall it can be dangerous stalling aircraft There are a lot of aviation videos circulating on the internet these days and many of them find their way to this aviation blog. Some of them funny, some of them dramatic and some of them just have to be seen…
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Airbus A350-800 Order Book Down To 28 Aircraft

Airbus A350-800 Order Book Down Following Hawaiian Airlines’ decision to switch from the Airbus A350-800 to the A330-800neo, Airbus now has only 28 firm orders left for the smallest version of the A350 family. Airbus has been trying to convince its customers to convert orders to the larger Airbus A350-900 or the A330neo, which was launched at last week’s Farnborough…
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