Tag: Test Aircraft

VIDEO – WATCH THE FIRST FLIGHT OF THE BOEING 777X LIVE!

Boeing 777X First Flight Jan 25, 2019

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON – After 2 earlier attempts this week, the beautiful 777X is going to fly for the first time! Due to extreme winds at Paine Field the takeoff was canceled yesterday, after the 777X’ maiden flight already had to be canceled on Thursday, due to thunder storms. Watch live how Boeing’s 777X test aircraft

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VIDEO – BOEING’S 777X ENGINES, WINGS AND FUSELAGE EXPLAINED

The Boeing's 777X three key features explained - engines, wings and fuselage

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON – It’s almost time for the stunning 777X to fly today! Due to extreme winds at Paine Field the takeoff was canceled yesterday, after the 777X’ maiden flight already had to be canceled on Thursday, due to thunder storms. Boeing will try again today at 10:00 AM (PST). For now though, take a

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VIDEO – AIRBUS DEMONSTRATES FIRST FULLY AUTOMATIC VISION-BASED TAKEOFF

Airbus ATTOL test flight

TOULOUSE, FRANCE – Airbus has successfully performed the first fully automatic vision-based takeoff last month at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport in France, using an Airbus A350-1000 test aircraft. The test crew – consisting of 2 pilots, 2 flight test engineers and 1 test flight engineer – the ATTOL-system – Autonomous Taxiing, Takeoff and Landing. The A350 took

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NASA RELEASED VIDEO OF A FALLING FOKKER F-28

LANGLEY, VA – NASA has released footage of a Fokker F-28 falling from tens of feet off the ground. NASA conducted a crash test at the Landing and Impact Research Facility (LandIR) in Langley. There were 24 crash test dummies aboard the aircraft. The F-28, the predecessor of the Fokker 70/100, is the largest aircraft

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HONEYWELL RETIRES CONVAIR 580 AIRCRAFT

Honeywell Convair 580

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Honeywell Aerospace, manufacturer of aircraft engines and avionics and a producer of auxiliary power units (APUs) and other aviation products, has retired its Convair 580 test aircraft after 67 years. It was built in 1952 and has been with the company since 2000. The aircraft – with registration N580HW – flew for

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