Top News on Boeing 747

  • Solar Impulse grounded for repairs until spring 2016


    Bad news turned worse for the Solar Impulse round-the-world flight attempt as estimates of the time needed to repair “irreversible” battery damage caused by overheating jumped from “two to three weeks” to “several months” – leaving the all-solar aircraft grounded in Hawaii until spring 2016.


  • Other News for Boeing 747

  • PICTURE: Siberian tiger livery unveiled on Transaero 747


    ​Russian carrier Transaero has unveiled a Boeing 747-400 featuring a special livery in which the entire nose section...


  • PARIS: CFM prepares for first Leap deliveries to Comac


    CFM International president Jean-Paul Ebanga has confirmed that the manufacturer will in the next few weeks deliver the...


  • Qantas A380 damaged in maintenance incident


    ​A Qantas Airways Airbus A380 is expected to be out of service for around six weeks after it was damaged while under...


  • News Listings for Boeing 747

  • ANALYSIS: Engine makers prepare for possible new Boeing aircraft

    News | 28 Jul 2015 15:30 | Stephen Trimble

    ​By the end of the decade, a remarkable six clean-sheet commercial aircraft engines spanning two generations of propulsion technology are expected to enter service.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Engine-makers-prepare-for-possible-new-Boeing-aircraft-415024/
  • ANALYSIS: Accident reports published so far in 2015

    News | 27 Jul 2015 09:10 | David Learmount

    Airline accident reports, either final or interim, published by investigators during the first six months of 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Accident-reports-published-so-far-in-2015-414521/
  • ANALYSIS: Motion modifiers make for better simulator training

    News | 23 Jul 2015 11:32 | David Learmount

    Simulation is an essential tool for improving flight safety through better pilot training, but it could be even more effective, according to some in the industry. Indeed, airlines such as Lufthansa, Cathay Pacific and Cargolux – as well as the US Air Force – have recently decided on simulator motion-system upgrades to enhance their training programmes.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Motion-modifiers-make-for-better-simulator-training-414767/
  • Solar Impulse grounded for repairs until spring 2016

    News | 15 Jul 2015 13:46 | Dan Thisdell

    Bad news turned worse for the Solar Impulse round-the-world flight attempt as estimates of the time needed to repair “irreversible” battery damage caused by overheating jumped from “two to three weeks” to “several months” – leaving the all-solar aircraft grounded in Hawaii until spring 2016.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Solar-Impulse-grounded-for-repairs-until-spring-2016-414672/
  • Qantas to reduce Johannesburg capacity

    News | 14 Jul 2015 06:45 | Ellis Taylor

    ​Qantas Airways will cancel one weekly frequency on the Sydney-Johannesburg route from 3 February.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Qantas-to-reduce-Johannesburg-capacity-414601/
  • PICTURE: Siberian tiger livery unveiled on Transaero 747

    News | 23 Jun 2015 11:04

    ​Russian carrier Transaero has unveiled a Boeing 747-400 featuring a special livery in which the entire nose section carries the image of a tiger’s head.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Siberian-tiger-livery-unveiled-on-Transaero-747-413957/