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Airbus predicts healthy future demand for airliners over the next 20 years, although in the long term the A380 is not one of the products on offer.
AIRBUS HAS confirmed its Skywise open data and digital services platform is now in use on more than 6,000 aircraft worldwide.
There have been various systems improvements to the A380 since service entry; among those for the flight deck are a Runway Overrun Protection System and Brake-to-Vacate, which regulates deceleration after touchdown.
Researchers are studying new technologies to put into commercial aircraft cockpits in the future.
With both FAA and EASA certification expected shortly, Bombardier says the Global 5500 and 6500 are due to enter service on schedule later this year.
Up to 10 H135s may be acquired by Romania's Serviciul Mobil de Urgenta, Reanimare si Descarcerare (SMURD - Mobile Emergency Service for Resuscitation and Extrication) emergency rescue service.
Piper PA-46 turboprop N504TZ is testing a hydrogen fuel cell powertrain that will be used for the Orkney flight.
SPICEJET's CARGO division, SpiceXpress, recently took delivery of its first 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF) as the India-based carrier expands its air cargo operation, particularly in the Middle East, Hong Kong and Bangladesh.
The Airbus Helicopters H145, fitted with a five-bladed main rotor, pictured on the 22,840ft summit of Mount Aconcagua on September 25, 2019.
Airbus predicts demand for more than 5,000 medium-sized aircraft out ot 2038, including A330neos.