Airbus beats Boeing with 2 mega deals at Dubai air show

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 13:00:17 +0000

DUBAI: Airbus signed two mammoth orders for its A320 and A350 aircraft worth $30 billion at Dubai’s air show on Monday, with Boeing managing only a $1.2-billion sale of its troubled 737 MAX. Boeing’s deal with Turkish carrier SunExpress was for a modest 10 planes, but it represented “the first firm order” for the 737 MAX […]

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Dassault Systèmes 3DEXPERIENCE Attracts More Aviation Startups & OEMs

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Wed, 06 Nov 2019 20:31:56 +0000

Eviation Alice teams up with Dassault Systemes 3DEXEPRIENCE Lab Photo: https://www.eviation.co/wp-content/uploads/eviation-homepage.jpgA series of startups and established aviation giants are joining the Dassault Systèmes’ (DS) 3DEXPERIENCE platform family to support their digital engineering initiatives. Adding to the Airbus, Boeing, Bell, Lockheed Martin, and BOOM Supersonic family, electric air mobility pioneer Eviation Aircraft is also coming on board. A few more aviation startups are also using the Dassault platform, such as Joby Aviation and Solar Impulse. Stay tuned, as we will soon reveal even more startups who will use Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE Lab

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NASA & Uber Working On Our Urban Air Mobility Future

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Fri, 01 Nov 2019 23:10:38 +0000

NASA logo https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NASA_insignia#/media/File:NASA_logo.svgNASA and Uber are working to tackle the future of our urban air mobility (UAM) needs. The focus is on the future for city transport for both people and packages transported by air

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The NBAA Pushes Electric Air Mobility In The Las Vegas Limelight

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2019 02:39:24 +0000

NBAA-BACE 2019 UAM Jaunt Air Mobility Display. Photo: Nicolas ZartThe National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) outdid itself this year. Electric urban air mobility (UAM) was present with new players Jaunt Air Mobility, the fascinating XTI Aircraft, Uber Elevate, Bell, Boeing, and Airbus. What was so special about it this year? It wasn’t the timid show of electric UAM shows of the past. Can you say, “They’re here…?”

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CleanTechnica Electric Air Mobility Roundup

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 19:19:17 +0000

There is just not enough time to keep up with urban air mobility (UAM) news these days. Keeping up with the stories is almost impossible. So, here is a roundup of exciting electric UAM news

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Porsche & Boeing Sign An Agreement To Work On “Premium” eVTOL Aircraft

Credit to Author: Nicolas Zart| Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 16:07:04 +0000

Boeing eVTOL Air TaxiSome big news this week is that Boeing and Porsche have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to look into the “premium” electric vertical takeoff & landing (eVTOL) aircraft market. Porsche says it wants to design a premium eVTOL aircraft and Boeing has aerodynamic expertise — hence the connection. The news introduces a few key turning points with both automakers and aviation. Both of these companies are established players and are feeling the media heat from aviation and road vehicle startups. I’m excited because I’ve been waiting for the convergence of road and air for the past three years

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The Global Rich May Not Be Able To Dodge Clear-Air Flight Turbulence Due To Climate Change

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 30 Aug 2019 20:31:30 +0000

We’ll start seeing specific large-impact clear-air turbulence incidents attributed in part to climate change in the coming years, some regions of the globe will have worse impacts than others and newer planes will be better able to ride it out

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Boeing to pay $100 million to crash families, communities

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 22:57:52 +0000

Boeing to pay $100 million to crash families, communities

Boeing said Wednesday that it will provide an “initial investment” of $100 million over several years to help families and communities affected by two crashes of its 737 Max plane that killed 346 people.

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Boeing signs first deal for 737 Max jet since deadly crashes

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 22:33:57 +0000

Boeing signs first deal for 737 Max jet since deadly crashes

PARIS – Boeing is selling its 737 Max planes again.The company announced at the Paris Air Show on Tuesday that International Airlines Group, the parent company of British Airways and other carriers, signed a letter of intent for 200 Boeing 737 aircraft.

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Boeing finds wing defect, including among some MAX

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Mon, 03 Jun 2019 02:12:23 +0000

Boeing finds wing defect, including among some MAX

Boeing announced Sunday that some of its medium-haul 737s, including the 737 MAX 8, could have a defective wing part, but that there had been no reports of flight issues linked to the defect.

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