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A330neo first flight

Watch te first A330neo make its maiden flight over south-western France. The aircraft took off at 9:57am local time on 19 October from Toulouse-Blagnac Airport and was powered by state-of-the-art Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 turbofans.

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25 October, 2017



Valor begins ground-constrained testing

The Bell V280 Valor prototype aircraft has successfully begun its restrained ground run test operations. The aircraft will continue ground run testing at the Bell Helicopter Amarillo Assembly Center in Texas where it will undergo a series of functional tests running all aircraft systems and flight.

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11 October, 2017


 

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VivaAerobus starts A320 operations in Mexico

Mexico City-based VivaAerobus formally launched its fleet transition to A320 aircraft, after the airline started operating its first three Airbus A320 aircraft in April 2014. The low cost carrier will receive an additional two A320s before the end of 2014. The A320s, powered by IAE, are configured in an all economy 180 seat configuration, 32 additional seats or a 22% increase in capacity as compared to VivaAerobus’ existing fleet of 737-300s.

“We congratulate VivaAerobus for commencing their A320 operations,” said John Leahy, Airbus chief operating officer, Customers. “The economic efficiency of our A320 Family will lift VivaAerobus to new heights, while their passengers can enjoy the space and comfort only the wider Airbus cabins do offer. We wish our new Airbus operator a bright future!”

By the end of 2016, the airline will have completed its fleet transition from 737-300 to become an all-Airbus operator.


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