CANADIAN CERTIFICATION for an expanded gross weight version of the S-92 helicopter was announced by Sikorsky on April 24, 2018.
BOMBARDIER BUSINESS Aircraft has announced two enhancements to its flagship Global 7000 ultra long-range business jet, due to enter service in the second half of 2018.
AIRBUS HAS started test-flying the latest A350 family variant, the A350-900ULR (ultra-long-range), which will be able to fly further than any other commercial airliner.
EMBRAER ANNOUNCED on March 29, 2018 that its Phenom 300E received type certification from the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Brazilian Agencia Nacional de Aviacao Civil (ANAC) in the first quarter of 2018.
ANOTHER MAJOR network airline has announced it is to phase out its last Boeing 747s earlier than scheduled. Qantas will retire its remaining six 747-400s by the end of 2020 rather than the previously planned 2022 or 2023, ending nearly 50 years of operations with the Jumbo.
The first 737-800BCF departs Victorville, California, on its journey to East Midlands Airport on delivery to West Atlantic. Boeing
AIRBUS HELICOPTERS announced on May 2, 2018, that it had delivered the 200th production H145M helicopter to Norsk Lutfambulanse (NOLAS) at the end of April.