Daily Archives: December 20, 2010

Video: Boeing to increase 777 production rate yet again

Buoyed by a backlog of over 250 orders, US airframe manufacturer Boeing has announced its production rate for the 777 program will increase to 8.3 airplanes per month in the first quarter 2013. Earlier in March this year, the company had already announced a production increase from five to seven airplanes per month beginning in mid-2011. The 777 has a …

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Indian Air Force takes delivery of first C-130J super Hercules for Black Cats’ transport

The Indian Air Force (IAF) took delivery of the first of its stretched fuselage C-130J Super Hercules transport aircraft from Lockheed Martin at a ceremony in Marietta, Georgia, USA. The Indian Air Force has ordered six C-130Js under a $1.2 billion order under the United States’ Foreign Military Sale program, in late 2008. This order was the first of several …

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