Sunday, July 14, 2024

First Airbus A320 passenger to freighter prototype is awarded a Supplemental Type Certificate

The first ever Airbus A320 passenger to freighter prototype has been awarded a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) by aviation safety regulator the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). Elbe Flugzeugwerke (EFW), centre of excellence for Airbus freighter conversions, received the STC for its very first A320 Passenger-to-Freighter (P2F) aircraft. This prototype unit is the first A320P2F aircraft to be […]

FIA16: Airbus forecasts 33,000 new aircraft needed over 20 years

In the next 20 years (2016-2035) there will be a  need for over 33,000 new aircraft above 100 seats (32,425 passenger & 645 freighters greater than 10 tonnes) worth $5.2 trillion, according to Airbus’ Global Market Forecast. Released at the Farnborough International Airshow today, Airbus forecasts in the widebody  market a trend towards higher capacity aircraft and […]