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From Aviation Week & Space Technology
November 27th
To list an event, send information in calendar format to Donna Thomas at For a complete list of Aviation Week Network’s upcoming events, and to register, visit (Bold type indicates new calendar li...
November 27th
Garmin International celebrated delivery of its one millionth certified avionics product from its manufacturing facility in Olathe, Kansas, the company said. read more
November 27th
James Brown Jr., former Hartzell Propeller Chairman, has died. Brown served as a board member of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association from 1998-2008. read more
November 27th
Jet Aviation, along with its partner, Al Mulia Business Group, celebrated the opening of its new 600-sq.-meter fixed base operation at the shared terminal at Dubai South during the 2017 Dubai Airshow, the company reports. read more
November 27th
Brendan Lodge has joined Jet Support Services as aircraft acquisitions specialist and will be based at JSSI’s Farnborough read more
November 27th
Companies have wrapped up their third-quarter earning reports, which showed business jet revenue down 4% in the quarter read more
From FlightGlobal
November 22nd
Chinese carrier Okay Airways has finalised an order for five Boeing 787-9s.
November 21st
Airbus is pitching its single-aisle and widebody products to Aerolineas Argentinas, in hopes that it can usurp the incumbent Boeing 737 at the airline.
November 21st
The airliner fleet in Latin America and the Caribbean will more than double over the next 20 years despite obstacles such as inadequate infrastructure and income inequality.
November 20th
SuperJet International (SJI) expects the Latin American region to require around 700 airliners in the Sukhoi Superjet 100's category, and is confident that upgrades and sales initiatives in the pipeline will ensure it can capture a proportion of that mark...
November 19th
Avolon has finalised an order for 75 Boeing 737 Max aircraft.
November 19th
As Latin American airlines meet at this year's ALTA Airline Leaders forum, Flight Ascend Consultancy s head of market analysis Chris Seymour outlines findings from FlightGlobal s latest long-term airliner demand forecast for the region



  • Link to XL-VIKING Display Your Math in Excel. Check your Spreadsheet calculations effortlessly with the XL-Viking Check & Display Functions. Basics free for download, professional version really acessible. See on LINKS.
  • Analysis & Design of Composite & Metallic Flight Vehicle Structures - Abbott - 2016 - First Edition. A new, up to date reference for structures engineers. Link for free download at:

  • New links on the LINKS page, to an easy way of calculating welded connections, to AeroStudents and to Engineers Edge add more reference material and on line calculators of a broad range of engineering topics.

  • Free program for digitizing curves - CurveSnap, added to Programs page and link to on line curve digitizing site

  • Spreadsheet  on Spreadsheets page for extracting SPC loads from NASTRAN f06 output file

  • Link to MIL SPECS and more specifications, handbooks, on EverySpec  at LINKS page

  • New spreadsheets: stress-strain curve for non linear stress analysis and Neuber Plasticity correction using Ramberg&Osgood material curve added to the Spreadsheets page

  • Link to all regulations and specifications, from EASA, on the Regulations - Aircraft page  

  • New page:  CAD Programs with links for download, free, CAD Programs for 2D and 3D

  • New page:  Compilers with links for download, free, compilers for the most used programs for engineering and research.

  • New link on Links page to NASA site with NASA and NACA Technical reports for downloading.



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BOEING 787 - 9 and 787-10 first flight

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