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From Aviation Week & Space Technology
August 31st
Publication Info Cover Date:  Thu, 2016-09-01 Volume:  112 ...
August 31st
The first Challenger 650 large business jet has been registered and is now in operation in Mexico, Bombardier said as the Latin America Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition prepared to open. read more
August 31st
Air Medical Group Holdings and Aviators Air Rescue have accepted delivery of the first of three Airbus Helicopters H130 aircraft, which will be used to launch single-engine helicopter emergency medical services operations in India. read more
August 31st
Almost 100,000 people tuned in to a live stream of the first time the fighter aircraft landed on Dutch soil, far more than officials expected. read more
August 31st
Despite agreement on broad terms, the clock is ticking to overcome several regulatory hurdles before Airbus and Boeing can sell airliners to Iran. read more
August 31st
The near-term focus for the program is to get the Space Launch System off the ground—without and with humans on top. read more
From FlightGlobal
August 24th
American Airlines removed 20 Boeing MD-80s from its fleet in a single day, as it works to retire the type that was once the mainstay of its fleet.
August 19th
Russian flag carrier Aeroflot has committed to acquiring an additional batch of 10 Sukhoi Superjet regional airliners from the leasing arm of state-owned Sberbank.
August 18th
Launch customer All Nippon Airways has taken delivery of its 50th Boeing 787, becoming the first carrier to do so.
August 17th
Cathay Pacific is moving to retire all its Airbus A340-300s by the end of 2017, as it prepares to take A350-900s in quick succession over the next two years.
August 16th
The 2016 Flight Fleet Forecast predicts the delivery of 42,800 new passenger and freight commercial aircraft over the next 20 years, worth almost $3 trillion in 2016 delivery values. About 63% of those deliveries some 26,860 units are expected to be singl...
August 15th
The news that Qantas does not have the appetite for the remaining eight A380s it has on order comes shortly after Airbus confirmed that it would halve output to one aircraft a month in 2018 and raises further doubts about the ability of Toulouse to revive...



  • Two new links on the LINKS page, 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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Brazilian KC 390 First Flight - 2015/02/03

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