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  • Airbus A320neo June 22, 2022
    Airbus A320neo user+1@localho… Wed, 06/22/2022 - 21:17 Launched by Airbus in 2010, the A320neo (new engine option) series of airframes is the next generation of the European manufacturer’s narrowbody airframe. As the neo name implies, the primary change made to this second generation of A320-series airliners is the replacement of CFM International’s CFM56 and International […]
  • ATR 42/72 June 15, 2022
    ATR 42/72 user+1@localho… Wed, 06/15/2022 - 22:17 The ATR 42 and ATR 72 are a pair of turboprop airplanes produced by European manufacturer Avions de Transport Regional (ATR). Launched in November 1981 when Aeritalia and Aerospatiale—predecessors to Alenia Aermacchi and Airbus, respectively—“merged their separate, but similar, regional aircraft designs into a single effort.” Those designs, […]
  • Cessna SkyCourier June 14, 2022
    Cessna SkyCourier user+1@localho… Tue, 06/14/2022 - 21:17 The Cessna SkyCourier is a twin-engine, high-wing, large-utility turboprop airplane produced by Wichita, Kansas-based Textron Aviation. A clean-sheet design that is designated the Model 408, the SkyCourier was announced by the company on Nov. 28, 2017, with FedEx Express serving as the launch customer. As the launch customer […]
  • Dassault Falcon 6X May 24, 2022
    Dassault Falcon 6X user+1@localho… Tue, 05/24/2022 - 21:17 The Falcon 6X is a twin-engine business jet being developed by French manufacturer Dassault Aviation. Announced on Feb. 28, 2018, the Falcon 6X is Dassault’s replacement for the Falcon 5X, following the December 2017 cancellation of the latter airframe because of issues and delays with its Safran […]
  • Daher TBM May 17, 2022
    Daher TBM user+1@localho… Tue, 05/17/2022 - 21:17 The TBM is a series of single-engine turboprop airplanes that are produced by French manufacturer Daher. The airplane that is now known as the TBM700 type originated with the Mooney 301, a pressurized single-engine piston airframe. However, following the purchase of Mooney Aircraft by a group of French […]
  • Bae Systems Future Combat Air System (Tempest) April 13, 2022
    Bae Systems Future Combat Air System (Tempest) matt.jouppi@av… Wed, 04/13/2022 - 15:31 The UK Future Combat Air System (FCAS) is a multi-national effort to replace the Eurofighter Typhoon around 2035. Rather than a single platform, FCAS will consist of a family of systems (FoS) architecture consisting of the Tempest manned fighter teamed with an unmanned […]