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What planes endure during extreme weather testing

What planes endure during extreme weather testing

From -42 to +46 C -- how manufacturers ensure their planes don't freeze up or overheat
Meet the jet fuels of the future

Meet the jet fuels of the future

Boeing's latest advancements in sustainable aviation biofuel include green diesel, biofuels made from desert plants and a supply chain in the United Arab Emirates
Airbus' Beluga: The world's strangest-looking airplane turns 20

Airbus' Beluga: The world's strangest-looking airplane turns 20

This aging cargo work whale makes more than 60 flights each week, carrying parts for all of the Airbus programs
First Airbus A350 XWB takes flight
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First Airbus A350 XWB takes flight

European aircraft maker yet to confirm whether plane will appear at next week's Paris Air Show
2014: The year ahead in air travel

2014: The year ahead in air travel

Seats will get smaller, fees will get higher and company rivalries will get more heated
Huge twin deals for 350 Airbus planes
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Huge twin deals for 350 Airbus planes

The orders include an Indonesian budget carrier's first deal with the European plane manufacturer
The airplane of the future

The airplane of the future

How water lilies, slime molds and bird bones could help create the airplanes of tomorrow
2013: The year ahead in air travel
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2013: The year ahead in air travel

"Will they or won’t they” might be the theme of a dicey year in commercial aviation. Here are 10 stories to watch
AirAsia inks huge Airbus deal
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AirAsia inks huge Airbus deal

Malaysia-based low-budget airline the largest customer for A320 aircraft
Iraq's flagship carrier picks up its first Airbus widebody jet
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Iraq's flagship carrier picks up its first Airbus widebody jet

Iraqi Airways beefs up fleet with new Airbus A330-200, plans expanded international service
Jet sale boosts China's rivalry with Airbus, Boeing
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Jet sale boosts China's rivalry with Airbus, Boeing

With a GE subsidiary and Chinese carriers signing deals for C919 passenger aircraft, China's Comac sharpens its aim on aviation's big players
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