Unlike the Embraer E190-E2, which was rolled out in a major international event, the first E195-E2 rollout was a reward to Embraer employees for the development of an aircraft, powered by the Pratt & Whitney PW1900 engine....More
Boeing is close to unveiling the 737-9, the second member of its new CFM Leap-1B powered MAX family. The first aircraft is set for roll out at the end of the month and will likely make its first flight in April.
In the wake of Canada announcing more support for Bombardier, Brazil has requested consultations with Ottawa at the World Trade Organization over alleged subsidies benefiting the C Series program....More
Our chief aircraft evaluation pilot, Fred George, flew the CS300. Our avionics and safety editor, John Croft, has done simulator runs. Executive Editor Jim Asker quizzes them on their impressions of Bombardier’s newest airliner....More
For an aircraft not even conceived as part of Boeing’s original 21st-century airliner family plan, the 787-10 has the potential to take a significant slice of the replacement market for Airbus A330-300s and 777-200s....More
From design tools to flexible electronics, advances that proliferate sensing and communications throughout aircraft, engines and the factories where they are made will result in profound design and engineering changes....More