Tag Archives: Freighter

Spotting images: Boeing and Russian freighters

Thanks to a technology based economy (sorry world, but Bangalore is a lot more than just BPO outsourcing), Bangalore has always been a preferred destination for air cargo. Bio-technology, electronics, aviation, pharmaceuticals, high-end precision engineering, floriculture, fresh produce, and the outsourcing industry which buys tons of imported computers, ensure that Bangalore is the leading hub for air cargo in Southern …

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Image: Boeing rolls out first 747-8 freighter

Late yesterday, Boeing towed the first 747-8 Freighter out of the factory in Everett, Washington state, USA. The airplane, ultimately destined for Cargolux, will be painted and begin preparations for flight test. The 747-8 Freighter is latest avatar of the venerable 747 Jumbo Jet. It is 250 feet, 2 inches (76.3 m) long, which is 18 feet and 4 inches …

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Photos: Airbus A330-200F freighter first flight

The new dedicated Freighter variant of the Airbus A330 Family, the A330-200F took to the skies today for a four hour maiden flight over Toulouse, France, marking the start of a 180 hour flight-test and certification campaign, prior to delivery to launch operator, Etihad Crystal Cargo, in the summer of 2010. The new A330-200F is designed as a medium sized …

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Images: First Airbus A330-200F freighter revealed

Image courtesy Airbus S.A.S. Click on image for a high res view. The first A330-200 Freighter test registration F-WWYE MSN 1004 was revealed as it emerged from the paint shop in St. Martin in Toulouse in preparation for the flightline. The aircraft should be handed over to the Airbus flight-test department in about 10 days and the maiden flight is …

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Lufthansa Cargo DHL Express joint venture Aerologic receives it’s first Boeing 777F

AeroLogic took delivery of it’s first 777 Freighter from Boeing registration D-AALA and powered by General Electric GE90-110B1 engines. Special thanks to Matt Cawby for the image. Check out Paineairport.com AeroLogic, formed in 2007 and based in Leipzig, Germany, is a new cargo joint venture between Lufthansa Cargo and DHL Express and will operate an exclusive Boeing 777F fleet. Via …

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Video: Air France Cargo takes delivery of first Boeing 777 Freighter

Boeing delivered the company’s first 777 Freighter (777F) to launch customer Air France Cargo in a ceremony at the Future of Flight Aviation Center Tour near Paine Field yesterday. The contractual delivery and airplane departure are scheduled for Friday, and Air France will land F-GUOC, at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport tomorrow, 21 February, to join the airline’s fleet. This video …

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