COMMERCIAL AVIATION Airbus hopes to deliver the first A320neo to launch customer Qatar Airways by year-end following joint European and U.S. type certification of the initial Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-powered variant on Nov. 24. Approval follows a 350-flight, 1,070-hr. test program including 300 hr. in airline-like operations. Repeated malfunction of the rudder travel limiter, and the crew’s response, caused the crash of Indonesian AirAsia Flight 8501 in December 2014, killing all ...

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