Rolls-Royce Reveals Blade Problems in Newest Engine

Rolls-Royce Reveals Blade Problems in Newest Engine

After many years of embarrassing durability problems with a series of Trent 1000 engines, the model’s newest iteration, The Trent 1000 TEN, was supposed to mark a clean break with mistakes of the past. Rolls-Royce is now testing an enhanced...
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Allegiant Air Launches Skywise Health Monitoring

Allegiant Air Launches Skywise Health Monitoring

Airbus took another step in its digital services journey to provide end-to-end maintenance services by launching Skywise Health Monitoring (SHM), which is designed to enable real-time management of aircraft events and troubleshooting. Norm Baker, Airbus senior...
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Boeing’s 737 Production Drop Will Hurt Other Aerospace Companies

Boeing’s 737 Production Drop Will Hurt Other Aerospace Companies

Boeing Co.’s plan to cut its 737 jetliner production by 19 percent this year is expected to have negative spillover effects across the aerospace industry, from parts suppliers to engine makers and even airlines. The planemaker said it would cut...
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Boeing Launches Used Serviceable Material Capability

Boeing Launches Used Serviceable Material Capability

In an exclusive interview with Aviation Week, Boeing discloses that it is offering used serviceable material to expand its lifecycle offering for customers. Boeing will announce on April 9 that it is getting into the used serviceable material (USM) market....
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Overhead Bins Stir Lots of Flyer Anxiety: Digital Tech Is Here to Help

Overhead Bins Stir Lots of Flyer Anxiety: Digital Tech Is Here to Help

Even many seasoned travelers have overhead-bin anxiety. Boeing and Airbus, along with some of their suppliers, may have solutions for the carry-on crunch. One fix is decidedly low-tech though effective: Both manufacturers are promoting bins that hold more bags...
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Airbus’ icephobic coatings to reduce time for de-icing planes

Airbus’ icephobic coatings to reduce time for de-icing planes

Airbus is currently developing and testing improved ice-resistant technologies to support current anti-icing systems. This “new” ice-resistant technology is based on the design and manufacture of special coatings that can be applied to the external surface...
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Russian-Chinese Long-Range Wide-Body Aircraft Project To Cost $13 Bln

Russian-Chinese Long-Range Wide-Body Aircraft Project To Cost $13 Bln

The Russian-Chinese project to develop a long-range wide-body airliner will cost about $13 billion, President of the Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company Vladislav Masalov said on Monday. The China-Russia Commercial Aircraft International Corporation (CRAIC) joint ve...
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JETSTAR 787-8 SUFFERS “ABNORMAL ENGINE BEHAVIOUR” ENROUTE TO OSAKA: ATSB

JETSTAR 787-8 SUFFERS “ABNORMAL ENGINE BEHAVIOUR” ENROUTE TO OSAKA: ATSB

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) says it is helping the Japan Transport Safety Board (JTSB) investigate a loss of engine power on a Jetstar Boeing 787-8 flying from Cairns to Osaka Kansai occurred on March 29 2019. The ATSB...
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Additive Metal Repairs Should Come To Aircraft Parts In 2019

Additive Metal Repairs Should Come To Aircraft Parts In 2019

EOS, which makes 3D machines and software pushed so far by additive production technologies. So EOS has been busy, developing its 3D software and interfaces to make it easier for both major OEMs and 3D start-ups to transfer design data...
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CAAC Stops Issuing 737 MAX 8 Airworthiness Certificates

CAAC Stops Issuing 737 MAX 8 Airworthiness Certificates

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has suspended issuance of certificates of airworthiness for Boeing 737 MAX 8s.  “Considering that airworthiness of the aircraft is uncertain, and following review [by the CAAC], it is decided to today suspen...
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