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Airbus Corporate Jets unveiled the first ACJ320neo (new engine option) D-AWL (msn 8403) corporate jet on August 16, 2018. Painted in Airbus Corporate Jets' house colours, the aircraft will be delivered to the UK's Acropolis Aviation by the end of 2018. It will fly to AMAC Aerospace's facility in Basle, Switzerland, where it will be outfitted with a cabin designed by Alberto Pinto and repainted in Acropolis Aviation's colours before entering service. Powered by CFM International LEAP-1A engines, the first ACJ320neo is due to fly for the first time in September or October.
THE WORLD'S largest airline, Delta, has opened a new 127,000ft2 (11,798m2) engine repair shop at its Atlanta headquarters.
Night time trials during the last Australian wild fire season were carried out in conjunction with Coulson Aircrane using a Sikorsky S-61.
A BASLER BT-67 operated by the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) is to be used to better understand climate processes in the Arctic.
Icelandair and L3 have launched a pilot cadet programme, one of many new training initiatives designed to boost pilot numbers.
The Airbus Perlan 2 during its September 2, 2018 flight when it flew above 75,000ft, setting a new all-time altitude record for an engineless aircraft.