Airplanes Review


737 MAX 9 Completed a Successful First Flight 

Boeing Test & Evaluation Capts. Christine Walsh and Ed Wilson completed the successful first flight of 737 MAX 9 aircraft last week in the skies above Puget Sound. On 13 April the 737 MAX 9 made a 2 hour, 42-minute flight, taking…


GameBird GB1 Receives Certification 

Last week, European Aviation Safety Agency issued the Type Certificate for the GameBird GB1, manufactured by Bentonville, Arkansas-based Game Composites. Designed by German aerobatic champion Philipp Steinbach, the GameBird is the first aerobatic airplane certified since 2011….


First Parts of Airbus’ BelugaXL Delivered 

The first large section of BelugaXL, the next generation transport aircraft of Airbus, was delivered to the aircraft Final Assembly facility (L34) in Toulouse last night. The three panels – two laterals and one central, were necessary…