Monthly Archives: October 2014

Diamond DA42-V1 Demonstration Tour 

SYDNEY, BANKSTOWN - the newest version of the Diamond DA42 aircraft, the V1, was on show at Sydney's Bankstown airport last Saturday, the first stop on a demonstration tour of Australia and New Zealand. Global Pilot Life was there to witness the high-tech aircraft as Hawker Pacific showcased the plane's dynamic capabilities, performance and design…
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Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) unveiled

NAGOYA, JAPAN - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has unveiled Japan's first commercial jet in more than four decades, with the completion of the first ever Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ). The jet rolled off the production line last Saturday, with hopes the company will sell more than 2,000 units of the aircraft to airlines around the world.…
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50 Boeing 737 MAX 8s

INDONESIA's national flagship carrier Garuda Indonesia, has announced an order for 50 Boeing 737 MAX 8s, purchasing 46 and converting an existing order of four Next-Gen 737-800s to the MAX 8 variant. The order, worth $4.9 Billion at list prices, was previously listed on Boeing's Orders and Deliveries website as an "unidentified customer." [gallery columns="8"…
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VIRGIN ATLANTIC AIRWAYS 787-9

VIRGIN ATLANTIC AIRWAYS has celebrated the delivery of the company's first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, with the airplane landing at London's Gatwick Airport last Friday, and establishing the British carrier as the European launch customer of the type. The airplane, nicknamed "Birthday Girl," in reference to the 30th anniversary of Virgin Atlantic, is the first of 16…
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Worlds Longest Airline Route by QANTAS

THE Airbus A380 has initiated the world's longest airline route last week, with Qantas and Airbus announcing the inaugural flight completing a 13,804km non-stop journey from Sydney to Dallas Fort Worth in Texas. Celebrity and Qantas Ambassador John Travolta was in Dallas to promote the new service. "I’m thrilled to be part of this special and…
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