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Fly in the fast world of turboprop aircraft & change your flying experience - Come check out our Aircraft of the Week: Socata TBM 700B - http://tinyurl.com/cd376we

Fly in the fast world of turboprop aircraft & change your flying experience - Come check out our Aircraft of the Week: Socata TBM 700B - http://tinyurl.com/cd376we

We would like to introduce the fabulous Pilatus PC-12 as the “Aircraft of the Week!” - http://tinyurl.com/8o8ww94*If you’re in The U.S. Air Force, you might recognize this aircraft as the U-28A.

We would like to introduce the fabulous Pilatus PC-12 as the “Aircraft of the Week!” - http://tinyurl.com/8o8ww94
*If you’re in The U.S. Air Force, you might recognize this aircraft as the U-28A.

(Source: globalair.com)

‎…Just flying along; when suddenly you look down and see __________ City.

‎…Just flying along; when suddenly you look down and see __________ City.

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youlikeairplanestoo:

“Battle of the SSTs.” Love this illustration comparing the Tupolev Tu-144 and the Aerospatiale/BAC Concorde. Funny how similar the designs are. I have to say they’re both quite sleek. Photo courtesy of James Vaughan. Full version here.

youlikeairplanestoo:

“Battle of the SSTs.” Love this illustration comparing the Tupolev Tu-144 and the Aerospatiale/BAC Concorde. Funny how similar the designs are. I have to say they’re both quite sleek. Photo courtesy of James Vaughan.
Full version here.

The Cessna 421C twin piston aircraft is manufacturered by Cessna, has a  normal range of 929 NM and a maximum range of 1229 NM. Typically it can  support a crew of 1 and can carry up to 5 passengers. It has a normal  cruising speed of 2 kts and a maximum cruising speed of 194 kts.

The Cessna 421C twin piston aircraft is manufacturered by Cessna, has a normal range of 929 NM and a maximum range of 1229 NM. Typically it can support a crew of 1 and can carry up to 5 passengers. It has a normal cruising speed of 2 kts and a maximum cruising speed of 194 kts.

genisgen:

Fuel, Cost Efficient LEAP Engine with Breakthrough Tech to Power Virgin America Planes by GE Reports on Flickr.
Via Flickr: Virgin America announced today it will launch the LEAP jet engine by outfitting 30 new Airbus A320neo aircraft with the fuel and cost efficient engine from CFM International, a joint venture between GE Aviation and French engine manufacturer Snecma. Virgin will save $1.9 million per plane annually thanks to innovative tech and advanced manufacturing techniques born in GE’s Global Research Labs. Check out our post and infographic to learn more.  Read Story: www.gereports.com/fuel-cost-efficient-leap-engine-with-br…

genisgen:

Fuel, Cost Efficient LEAP Engine with Breakthrough Tech to Power Virgin America Planes by GE Reports on Flickr.

Via Flickr:
Virgin America announced today it will launch the LEAP jet engine by outfitting 30 new Airbus A320neo aircraft with the fuel and cost efficient engine from CFM International, a joint venture between GE Aviation and French engine manufacturer Snecma. Virgin will save $1.9 million per plane annually thanks to innovative tech and advanced manufacturing techniques born in GE’s Global Research Labs. Check out our post and infographic to learn more.

Read Story: www.gereports.com/fuel-cost-efficient-leap-engine-with-br…