Aircraft Maintenance Technology

AUG-SEP 2018

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Page 22 of 67 23 and commitments for commercial aircraft, together with $2.1 billion in commercial and defense orders and agreements. The U.S. manufacturer gained 673 orders and commitments, including 48 for the 777F, five for the 747-8F, 52 orders for the 787, and 564 for single-aisle 737 MAX. ... and Airbus ends on a high note At its wrap-up press conference, Airbus disclosed it had received orders for 431 commercial aircraft (93 firm orders and 338 MoUs). These comprised 60 A220-300s, 304 A320 Family aircraft, 42 A330neos, and 25 A350 XWBs. Airbus - Bombardier Airbus showcased its newly re-branded A220 family, after securing a major deal on the eve of the show from JetBlue Airways. Airbus acquired a majority (50.01 percent) stake in the C Series Aircraft Limited Partnership (CSALP) on July 1 — and re-branded the CS100 and CS300 to the A220-100 and -300, respectively. Two A220-300s were exhibited at the show — a test aircraft and one in the colors of Air Baltic still registered as experimental. Bombardier also showcased its brand-new “Atmosphere” named cabin which is addressing the comfort on a CRJ900 painted in Delta Air Lines colors. The Atmosphere cabin has larger entrance way, more shoulder space, wheelchair accessible lavatories, and larger luggage bins. The move comes as Bombardier is trying Quality Experience, Turntime Since 1960, operators worldwide have trusted Consolidated Aircraft Supply for their accessory overhauls. Factory trained and authorized by K.G.S. Electronics. Wherever you are worldwide, no matter what aircraft you operate, our extensive spares inventory is ready to solve your AOG needs. Call NOW for competitive pricing. CONSOLIDATED AIRCRAFT SUPPLY CO., INC. Delivering On Time, At A Price That Flies True. Factory trained and authorized by: KGS Electronics FAA GI1R167K EASA 4346 Major credit cards accepted 631.981.7700 • Fax: 631.981.7706 Fax: 631.981.7706 • Toll Free USA: 800.422.6300 55 Raynor Ave, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779 USA •

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