November 24, 2020

GE test-flies the world’s largest jet engine

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By Jon Fingas From engadget The giant machine is key to the next wave of giant airliners Airliners are growing ever bigger to haul more people per flight, which means they need appropriately massive engines — and GE Aviation is happy to oblige. It recently conducted the first test flight of the GE9X, widely billed […]

Paris Air Show

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The 52nd Paris Air Show kicked off last January, displaying all manner of aircraft, from small drones to hulking passenger jets. The event ran until June 25, but the F-35A Lightning II, which many considered to be the marquee piece of hardware on hand, put on an air demonstration. Aside from the F-35, the US showed off […]

Maples and Calder recognised for Seven Airfinance Deal of the Year Awards

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As a testament to the strong performance and unrivalled expertise of the Maples and Calder Finance practice, Airfinance Journal has recognised seven transactions on which the firm advised in 2015 for Deal of the Year awards. A leading financial resource on the aviation industry and market leader for aircraft finance news, the Airfinance Journal awarded […]

Airplane Cutaways, Both IRL and Hollywood-Style

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By hipstomp / Rain Noe From core77 0aircraftcutaways-001.jpg Because our view of an aircraft interior is typically what you see above, it’s kind of cool to see, below, what we’re actually sitting in: 0aircraftcutaways-002.jpg Now you see why airplane cargo containers are shaped the way they are. And it’s only in cross-section that we can […]