Daily Archives: December 16, 2011

PHOTOS: Boeing delivers 7000th Boeing 737 to flydubai

American airframer Boeing delivered its 7,000th Boeing 737 today, a B737-800 to flydubai, a fast growing low cost carrier based in Dubai. The 737-800 will be equipped with the brand new Boeing Sky Interior, and will be the 21st Boeing 737-800 in flydubai’s fleet, with 30 more on order. According to Boeing, “The 737 is the most produced large commercial …

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Photo: Indian Air Force’s sixth Lockheed Martin C-130J Hercules enroute to India

From the photo site of Lockheed Martin. Number six of the six C-130J Super Hercules ordered by India, under the U.S. Foreign Military Sales program, departed Marietta, Ga. on December 15, 2011. This aircraft, like its five predecessors, was delivered ahead of schedule and under budget. A photo of tail number KC-3801. Click on the image for the high resolution …

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VIDEO: Building an Airbus A330-200 and A330-200F. Time lapse from start to finish

Building an aircraft is the ultimately symphony of supply chain operations, bringing together millions of parts to the right place, at the right time, all the time. So please enjoy these videos of one of the world’s most popular aircraft being assembled. Have a great weekend.

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