Articles tagged with: Airbus
The magic of supersonic flight
08.2017 | Thirty-six-year-old Blake Scholl – former Amazon manager, technology entrepreneur and certified pilot – is the founder and CEO of Boom Technology, Inc., a start-up from Denver, Colorado. Boom’s mission is to bring the first supersonic passenger airliner to market since the Concorde, with the 55-seat jet expected to enter into service in 2023. So far, Boom has received purchase commitments for 76 jets from five major airlines. A two-seater demonstrator aircraft dubbed “Baby Boom” is expected to take to the skies as early as 2018.
T408: Powerplant for the Sikorsky CH-53K
08.2017 | Industry leaders attended the 30th International Helicopter Forum in Bückeburg, Germany, where top-name manufacturers such as Boeing, Lockheed Martin/Sikorsky and Airbus presented their products. At the trade event, MTU showcased the technology behind the T408 engine powering Sikorsky’s CH-53K heavy-lift helicopter.
Shaping decisions on next generation developments
06.2017 | Andrew Gollan, analyst aerospace and defense with the renowned German private bank, Berenberg, about aircraft in the middle of the market, value increase in the aftermarket, success factors and other industry chatter.
“Sweet spot” for every aircraft
06.2017 | Analyst David H Perry (JP Morgan) explains in an interview why the C Series and E2 have taken over the title of most cost-efficient aircraft in the 100 to 130 seat category – and how Airbus and Boeing are responding to this new competition.
V2500 MRO at MTU Maintenance
05.2017 | The V2500 powers the Airbus A319, A320, A321, as well as the McDonnell Douglas MD-90. MTU Maintenance Hannover has been repairing and overhauling this engine since 1989, as has MTU Maintenance Zhuhai since 2003.
The A320 family in numbers
03.2017 | The A320 family is the world’s best-selling single-aisle aircraft program. Today, some 190 airlines and leasing companies operate A320 aircraft worldwide. The first A320 took off on its maiden flight 30 years ago, on February 22, 1987.