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Airbus reports best-ever jet sales at Farnborough: $75.3B

The aviation industry spends big bucks and plans years in advance. Airbus sells 496 passenger jets at the UK airshow.

By July 17, 2014

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F-35 fighter a high-profile no-show at Farnborough

An engine fire three weeks ago has grounded the expensive new fighter jet. US military officials still hope the jet can make a last-minute appearance at the prestigious UK airshow, though.

By July 14, 2014

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Boeing flaunts longer new 787-9 Dreamliner at Farnborough

At the Farnborough airshow, the Seattle aircraft maker shows off the first energy-efficient 787-9 built. Also: how the longer 280-passenger endured tests of performance, temperature, and a virtual barrel roll.

By July 13, 2014

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Airbus shows E-Fan, its electric plane due in 2017

The France-based aircraft maker believes there's a place in the market, not just the R&D lab, for the battery-powered two-seater it showed at the Farnborough airshow.

By July 18, 2014

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Boeing's 777X plans: Big windows, lots of air, and robot manufacturing

The company is copying passenger-friendly details from its 787 Dreamliner into its upcoming 777X wide-body passenger jet, the company announces at the Farnborough airshow.

By July 15, 2014

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With A330neo, Airbus gives new life to an older jet

New jets get a lot of attention at the Farnborough airshow, but Airbus believes there's demand for an older plane revamped with new, more efficient engines.

By July 14, 2014

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Boeing to build 787-10 Dreamliners in South Carolina

The aviation giant assembles other 787s in both Washington and South Carolina, but it decided the 787-10 will be built exclusively in the South.

By July 30, 2014

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Want major new aircraft designs? Wait until 2030

Boeing and Airbus are tweaking the tried-and-true instead of going all out for all-new. Here's why the jet-age pizzazz has been grounded.

By July 23, 2014

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Airplane saddle seats make coach look like luxury class

Airbus has applied for a patent for a fold-down saddle seat that could really cram extra people into an airplane.

By July 18, 2014

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At Farnborough, SpaceShipTwo and a Brit UAV

BAE Systems' unmanned aircraft aims to persuade regulators that UAVs are safe to be flown in the U.K.

By July 13, 2012