Tag: Dreamliner

  • A Selection of Recent of Aviation News

    Below are significant news items collected from various civil aviation news sources in recent days: 1) The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the U.S. Department of Transport, the European Union and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have signed an agreement in Montreal today aimed at sharing more aviation safety and security information. The new multilateral initiative […]

  • 787 Crosswind Testing and Update on Suborbital Flight

    This post is an update of two unrelated topics: first, the recent flight testing of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, with references to the Airbus A-380, and, second, the future of suborbital flight  starting with space tourism possibly followed years later by suborbital public transport.    Let’s start with the Boeing Dreamliner which is already a test pilot’s dream come true, as the […]

  • 2010 Farnborough Aviation Trade Show

       It is heartwarming to see the Boeing Dreamliner making a sure recovery from its delayed production schedule. Boeing deserves renewed faith in the B-787 from potential buyers, not so much because of the recent WTO decision against Airbus, but because the American aircraft manufacturing company is now more familiar with the fine art of outsourcing the construction […]