Airbus celebrates A319neo maiden flight

The Airbus A319neo takes off. (Airbus)

Airbus has completed the maiden flight of its A319neo, the smallest member of the A320 family of aircraft. The aircraft, D-AVWA, took off from Hamburg-Finkenwerder Airport in Germany on March 31 and landed at Airbus headquarters at Toulouse Airport in France some five hours later, Airbus said in a … [Read more...]

Embraer E195-E2 completes first flight

The E195-E2 is the largest member of the E2 family of regional jets. (Embraer)

Embraer’s E195-E2 has commenced its flight test program with a successful maiden flight at the company’s Sao Jose dos Campos facility. The largest variant of the E2 family of regional jets, powered by two Pratt & Whitney PurePower geared turbofan engines, took off at 1122 local time on March 29 and … [Read more...]