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How to fight the California wildfires with a Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet

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Step inside (which you can do in the interactive 3-D model below) and you'll see that the upper floor looks pretty normal, with the cockpit and a few seats. Head down the stairs to the main floor, though, and you'll see the key changes its owner, Global Supertanker LLC, made when it converted the Japan Airlines passenger plane to a firefighter in 2016. (www.wired.com) Más...

Airbus scores century with Delta A321neo order

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The order will see them supplied in the Airbus Cabin Flex configuration, with Pratt & Whitney to power them with its PW1133G-JM geared turbofan engines. The majority of the aircraft will be manufactured at the company’s facility in Mobile, Alabama. (www.hmgaerospace.com) Más...

Delta orders 100 A321neo with the ACF (Airbus Cabin Flex) configuration

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Delta Air Lines chose the Airbus A321neo to renew its single-aisle fleet and the Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-JM engines to power it.The value of the order is roughly $25.4 billion at list prices. (airlinerwatch.com) Más...

Embraer tests the Vmu of E190-E2 (Video)

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In this test, the airplane accelerates down the runway until it reaches its maximum safe AOA (Angle of Attack) before taking off. The tail of the aircraft comes into contact with the runway and, according to the manufacturer, the airspeed is measured exactly when it takes off. (airlinerwatch.com) Más...

PICTURE: Azores takes first A321neo

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Portuguese carrier Azores Airlines has taken delivery of its first Airbus A321neo, received through specialist Air Lease. The aircraft (CS-TSF) is one of six being acquired by the carrier via the US lessor. (www.flightglobal.com) Más...