In November 2015, the final C-17 left Long Beach. The plant was closed and with it, big aircraft manufacturing in California. There were ten white tail C-17s built. Nine of these were then ordered, leaving one which was stored in San Antonio. The final C-17 has now...
[UPDATED] One of the primary reasons the Russia state decided to merge its various aerospace companies was to ensure they did not spread national resources too thin. After the fall of the Soviet Union, money became real and budgets became serious. UAC became a joint...
Volga-Dnepr Airlines and Antonov Airlines announced that their An-124-100 freighter joint venture, Ruslan International, is ending on December 31, 2016. The two companies created the joint venture in 2006 to jointly market their combined An-124 fleets, with the aim...
AirInsight is pleased to announce it has published two in-depth reports on the leading aircraft in the 100-150 seat segment. Our assessment is that Bombardier and Embraer will essentially split ~80% of the market for approximately 4,000 aircraft. We believe Airbus and...
Generally in the west, we tend to view China’s aerospace efforts somewhat dismissively. After some Chinese aircraft bear uncanny resemblances to designs from Airbus, Antonov or Sukhoi. Perhaps we might want to revisit that thinking. China’s Shaanxi...
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