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June 29, 2022, 5:07 PM

Feds To Audit Boeing’s 737 and 787 Production Processes

The Department of Transportation’s Office of the Inspector General confirmed that it will conduct an audit of Boeing’s 737 and 787 production processes.

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Otto Aviation Celera 500L in flight
Jun 15, 2022 - 11:39 AM
Otto Aviation has confirmed plans for a 19-seat, hydrogen-powered version of its Celera aircraft that could be operated on flights of up to 1,000 nm.
Airbus A321XLR first flight on June 15, 2022
Jun 15, 2022 - 11:31 AM
The A321XLR single-aisle airliner is intended to serve commercial airline routes as long as 4,700 nm when it enters service in 2024.
Hybrid Air Vehicles' Airlander 10 airship.
Jun 15, 2022 - 8:57 AM
Air Nostrum says it plans to be the launch operator for Hybrid Air Vehicles' 100-seat Airlander 10 airship on domestic routes of up to around 265 miles.
Jun 10, 2022 - 8:43 AM
MC-21 and SSJ100 programs will get a major boost from an impending order from Russia’s flag carrier.
Jun 9, 2022 - 11:29 AM
Converting a pair of existing 747-8 airliners to presidential duty presents a host of expensive problems.
Jun 8, 2022 - 9:28 AM
Universal Hydrogen said it has collected a firm order from prospective regional carrier Connect Airlines to covert 75 ATR 72-600s to hydrogen power.
Exteriror of NIAR Werx primary facility with hangar door open and a jetliner housed inside
Jun 3, 2022 - 3:19 PM
The National Institute for Aviation Research’s Werx MRO program enters agreement on passenger-to-freighter conversions for Precision Aircraft Solutions.
Jun 3, 2022 - 12:14 PM
An unbalanced preowned business aircraft market is likely to keep good buyers on the sidelines as they wait for lower prices and customary processes.
Avionics tech installing G5000 in flyExclusive Citation Excel
Jun 3, 2022 - 10:24 AM
The new Garmin flight deck will modernize flyExclusive's fleet of Cessna Citation Excel midsize twinjets.
F-35A fighter aircraft Netherlands air force
Jun 3, 2022 - 5:51 AM
Like many European countries, the Netherlands is increasing its defense spending as a result of increased tensions caused by Russian aggression.