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All posts for the month May, 2014

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While still operating some flights as US Airways, American has begun to paint US Airways aircraft in the new American Airlines livery. Watch the transformation as this Airbus A319 gets its new look.

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The Airbus A350 visited our headquarters in Fort Worth and surprised us with a wing wave.

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Video by Senior Airman Ashley Clingerman 35 Fighter Wing Public Affairs
The first-ever RQ-4 Global Hawk to touch down in Japan arrived at Misawa Air Base May 24.

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Bombardier Aerospace continues the countdown to the CSeries first flight as the engines are powered up on CSeries flight test vehicle one (FTV1) in Mirabel, Québec.

Find out more on the CSeries Hub: www.cseries.com

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Les moteurs de la CSeries démarrent pour la première fois

Bombardier Aéronautique poursuit le compte à rebours précédant le vol inaugural de la CSeries avec le démarrage des moteurs du premier véhicule d’essai en vol (FTV1) à Mirabel (Québec).

Visitez l’Espace CSeries pour plus de nouvelles: www.cseries.com/fr

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This behind-the-scenes look at A350 XWB testing spotlights the next-generation jetliner’s cold weather evaluations performed in Iqaluit, Canada — where temperatures reached down to -28°C. The video clip includes comments from Flight Test Specialist Engineer Julie Mautin and Bernard Besinet, Flight Test Support Engineer.

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Get a first impression of the new Bombardier CSeries flight deck mock-up. Peter Koch, SWISS Captain and Project Pilot and Chet Fuller, Senior Vice President Bombardier Commercial Aircraft are taking a detailed look into the state of the art flight instruments of the new twinjet which will gradually replace the present SWISS Avro RJ100s from 2014 onwards.

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The electric E-Fan training aircraft is a highly innovative technology experimental demonstrator based on an all-composite construction. Airbus Group and its partners are aiming to perform research and development to construct a series version of the E-Fan and propose an industrial plan for a production facility close to Bordeaux Airport

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Airbus’ A350 XWB demonstrated its ability to operate on wet runways during successful water ingestion tests conducted May 2014 at Istres, France. This testing validates how the aircraft would behave on a very rain-soaked runway, and verifies that neither the water under the aircraft nor the spray generated by the nose landing gear will enter the engines or APU.

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Air North, Yukon’s Airline is becoming Epic.

For full details, you can read the press release here:http://flyairnorth.com/DealsAndNews/N…

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437 (T) Sqn is located at CFB Trenton, Ontario, Canada. The strategic airlift and Air-to-Air Refueling squadron is currently equipped with five CC-150 Polaris (A-310 Airbus) aircraft, a familiar sight not only in the skies around Trenton, but also across Canada and around the world. Their primary role is long-range transport of personnel and equipment – and VIP airlift, including members of the Royal Family, the Prime Minister, The Governor General and various heads of state.