Top News on McDonnell Douglas

  • In storage: Top 10 parked airliner types


    What airliners are you most likely to find parked? Ascend Fleets data for January 2015 reveals the types with the most non-active examples.


  • Other News for McDonnell Douglas

  • Boeing tops 700-mark for 2014 deliveries, beats record


    ​Boeing has confirmed setting a new commercial aircraft delivery record in 2014 by shipping 723 aircraft overall,...


  • Boeing completes first flight of new freighter and tanker


    ​Boeing on 28 December completed a 3h, 32min flight of the 767-2C prototype that will be modified to become the first...


  • ​Iran believed to have joined air battle against IS


    Iran has reportedly joined the fight against Islamic State militants in Iraq, targeting insurgents in the eastern part...


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  • ANALYSIS: Japan's F-3 fighter pursuit is worth the wait

    News | 28 Jan 2015 11:04

    ​In early January, Japanese defence ministry officials confirmed that their next-generation fighter technology test programme had fallen behind schedule. The advanced technology demonstrator-experimental (ATD-X) is a prototype designed to test the stealth, flight control and propulsion technologies necessary for the nation to create fifth- and eventually sixth-generation air-superiority fighters.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Japans-F-3-fighter-pursuit-is-worth-the-wait-408068/
  • In storage: Top 10 parked airliner types

    News | 23 Jan 2015 16:26 | Murdo Morrison

    What airliners are you most likely to find parked? Ascend Fleets data for January 2015 reveals the types with the most non-active examples.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/In-storage-Top-10-parked-airliner-types-408252/
  • AirAsia QZ8501 accident may reflect a trend

    News | 22 Jan 2015 09:41 | David Learmount

    ​Accidents to aircraft cruising through tropical or sub-tropical zones are repeating often enough now for the industry to have cause to refresh its pilots on the risks. There have been three other accidents in similar circumstances during the last ten years.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AirAsia-QZ8501-accident-may-reflect-a-trend-408168/
  • ​ANALYSIS: Narrowbody conversions drive P2F market in 2014

    News | 16 Jan 2015 00:01 | Greg Waldron

    The year 2014 saw a 10% increase in global passenger-to-freighter (P2F) conversions to 70 aircraft, driven by growth in narrowbody conversions, while extreme weakness continued to dog the widebody conversion market.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Narrowbody-conversions-drive-P2F-market-in-2014-407934/
  • ANALYSIS: Airline safety performance in 2014

    News | 08 Jan 2015 12:10 | David Learmount

    Despite public perception, 2014 has been an extraordinarily good year for aviation safety – but the shadow of MH370, MH17 and December's AirAsia disaster cast a long shadow over the positive figureshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Airline-safety-performance-in-2014-407718/
  • Boeing tops 700-mark for 2014 deliveries, beats record

    News | 06 Jan 2015 16:42 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Boeing has confirmed setting a new commercial aircraft delivery record in 2014 by shipping 723 aircraft overall, including 114 787s.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-tops-700-mark-for-2014-deliveries-beats-record-407647/