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From Aviation Week & Space Technology
February 22nd
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February 22nd
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February 22nd
View the PDF of the Embraer KC-390 Spec Showcase
February 22nd
LOCKHEED MARTIN’s second T-50A trainer prototype conducted first flight Feb. 20 over Greenville, South Carolina. LEONARDO has SAFRAN ELECTRONICS & DEFENSE contract to provide PicoSAR AESA radar to French army. LOCKHEED MARTIN’s modernize...
February 22nd
On Wednesday a Russian government Soyuz rocket is due to launch the 66th Progress cargo delivery ship to the International Space Station in a mission repeatedly delayed from earlier in the month. Meanwhile, the International Defense Exhibition and Confere...
February 22nd
One weekend in the summer of 1980, my father took me on a tour of FedEx's ramp in Memphis not long after he joined the company as a Dassault Falcon 20 pilot. FedEx was "closed" on weekends during its early years, its entire aircraft fleet parked in Memphi...
From FlightGlobal
February 22nd
When an Airbus flight test crew took the A320 to the sky for the first time, they must have known they were flying a special aircraft. For sure, as this video shows, that 1987 sortie was a sight to behold. But what must have surprised even its flight crew...
February 20th
As the world s first digital fly-by-wire (FBW) airliner, Airbus Industrie s A320 was positioned to bring commercial flying and flight management into the 21st century when it was rolled out in 1987.
February 16th
Juneyao Airlines has finalised an order for five Boeing 787-9s, its first widebodies.
February 16th
Lufthansa's low-cost arm Eurowings has phased out its last Bombardier CRJ900 regional jet as part of short-haul fleet harmonisation around Airbus A320-family jets.
February 16th
Audience questions prompted by Flight Ascend Consultancy s latest commercial aviation market update webinar reveal much about the industry s concerns, with our consultants views sought on areas such as the future of the Bombardier CSeries and Airbus A380,...
February 16th
Air India has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320neo, becoming the ninth Asian operator of the type.



  • 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.



Airbus A350-1000 First Flight

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BOEING 787 - 9

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