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CH-53K King Stallion Program completes first ‘cross-country’ flight

The CH-53K King Stallion Program successfully completed its first extended ‘cross country’ flight from Sikorsky’s West Palm Beach facility in Florida to Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, on June 30, 2017.

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12 July, 2017



Gripen E performs first flight in Sweden

The Gripen E’s first flight is captured in this video which shows preparation, take-off and landing of the fighter.

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21 June, 2017

 

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Airbus A350-1000 successfully completes hot weather test at Al Ain airport

The A350-1000 test aircraft, MSN065, successfully completed hot weather testing at Al Ain International airport in the UAE.

The tests, which took place from July 4-7, involved the aircraft undergoing extreme weather conditions at temperatures above 40°C. The objective of the tests was to check systems behavior with a focus on the cabin, including cooling performance on the ground. The aircraft successfully cleared all the set parameters, demonstrating its maturity and readiness to operate in hot weather conditions.

Airbus has been using the Al Ain International Airport as its base for hot weather testing for a number of years now.

The A350-1000 is the new member of the all-new mid-size long-range A350 XWB family, offering unprecedented levels of operating efficiency, low noise and true long-range capability. The A350-1000 features a modified wing trailing-edge, new six-wheel main landing gears and more powerful Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-97 engines.

Scheduled to enter into service in the Q4 2017, the aircraft currently has a total of 211 confirmed orders from 12 global customers.

July 12, 2017

Pic: Airbus 2017 – photo by A Doumenjou / master films

Written by Michael Jones


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