The pilot topped off the accident airplane
with about 52 gallons of fuel, then departed for an airport 306 nm away, flying at approximately 1000 feet agl.
The market is especially hungry for single-aisle airplanes
as more people start traveling by air.
According to the Boeing Current Market Outlook (CMO), long-range, twin-aisle airplanes
- such as the Boeing 777 and 787 Dreamliner - will continue to dominate the Middle East's order books, reflecting the global network priorities and emerging alliances and partnerships of the region's carriers.
Tinseth said around 730 airplanes
(31 percent) would replace current fleet assets; 69 percent of the demand is expected to be driven by the rapid growth of air travel in the region.
You're most likely to get the best result from your policy if you cover the airplane
for its current market value, whatever that is.
of the United States, a leading aircraft maker, recently forecasted that China would require 4,330 new commercial airplanes
valued at US$480 billion over the next 20 years, according to Boeing's local public-relations partner Ketchum Public Relations Taiwan
of the future might change the shape of their wings as they fly.
NASA's own low-speed oblique-wing airplane
, the AD-1, flew in the late 1970s and early 1980s at Dryden Flight Research Center.
With the continued high rate of growth for the China air travel and air cargo markets, China's fleet will nearly quadruple to more than 3,200 airplanes
by the end of the forecast period," Boeing projects.
If you go into the system today and say, "Listen, I want to put stuff on this airplane
that will make it a communications relay and do the sort of data link transmission that makes it truly useful to the commander," you run up against a bureaucracy that says you guys are gold plating this airplane
According to Dick Knapinski, spokesperson for the Experimental Aircraft Association, an international association of aviation enthusiasts, airplane
kits can range from $5,000 to $100,000.
about the thickness of a playing card--while for most other airplane
parts in previous aircraft the alignment is to within a half inch of each other.
X asserts that he needed to fly by private charter to meet his business commitments and, further, that owning his own airplane
was superior to hiring a private charter company.
Following a directive from its top executive, Boeing is examining conversions to castings as a means of part consolidation to reduce airplane
No longer are the radical advances coming only from Beech, Cessna, and Piper - the Big Three lightplane airframe manufacturers - but from Cirrus Design, Stoddard-Hamilton, and Lancair, one-time makers of do-it-yourself experimental airplane
kits for hobbyists.