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Revealed: The First PLAY Airbus In The Paint Shop!

Revealed: The First PLAY Airbus In The Paint Shop!

PLAY recently posted the first pictures of its first Airbus A321neo, in the paint shop. The Icelandic airline has high hopes for its first season. Generally speaking, airlines are very careful about their image. They all want to convey a sense of professionalism, the...
CFM RISE: GE & Safran To Develop Open Rotor Engine!

CFM RISE: GE & Safran To Develop Open Rotor Engine!

General Electric and Safran, the two CFM partners, are launching CFM RISE, a program for an ultra-efficient sustainable-fuel, open rotor engine. They hope a new engine will be ready for service by the middle of the next decade. Hot on the heels of news from Airbus,...
Cryogenic Hydrogen: Airbus Chooses Metallic Fuel Tanks

Cryogenic Hydrogen: Airbus Chooses Metallic Fuel Tanks

Airbus is establishing two development centres on existing sites, for cryogenic hydrogen fuel tanks. And it’s a major challenge, to say the least. Starting from last September, Airbus started a programme that will lead to a future fleet of hydrogen-powered aircraft....
Boeing Has Only Ten 737 MAX Whitetails Remaining!

Boeing Has Only Ten 737 MAX Whitetails Remaining!

Boeing’s number of 737 MAX whitetails (i.e. already-manufactured jets whose original customer cancelled the order) has dwindled to just 10 aircraft! Reports are emerging that Boeing’s 737 MAX whitetails, that are still looking for buyers, are almost at single digits....
Airbus Will Try 100% SAF Flights With Single-Aisles

Airbus Will Try 100% SAF Flights With Single-Aisles

Airbus will conduct multiple test flights using 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) using its single-aisle aircraft, at the end of 2021. Airbus is part of a partnership, that will use 100% SAF for flights in single-aisle aircraft. The project is called VOLCAN, for...