News Letter – April 2023

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Industry Shape and Trends

April 2023 saw some significant developments in the commercial airline industry. One of the biggest events was the announcement by Delta Airlines of their plans to launch a new route between the United States and Australia.

Finally, April 2023 saw the unveiling of a new passenger aircraft concept by a private aerospace company. The new aircraft is expected to be the most fuel-efficient passenger aircraft ever built, and it is designed to reduce the carbon footprint of air travel significantly. This technological innovation has the potential to revolutionize air travel by enabling aircraft to fly at speeds of up to five times the speed of sound. While the concept is still in its early stages, it has the potential to revolutionize air travel in the future and make it more sustainable. The hypersonic jet’s remarkable speed could significantly reduce commercial flight times, making long-distance travel faster and more efficient. Passengers will be able to reach their destinations much quicker than before, potentially changing the way people travel.

The jet’s success may also lead to the development of new air transportation systems, including hypersonic air travel, which could have significant implications for the aviation industry and the wider economy.

Overall, April 2023 was a significant month for the commercial airline industry, with some exciting developments in aircraft technology and new air routes being announced. These developments hold the promise of a more efficient and sustainable future for air travel, benefiting both passengers and the wider economy.

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Aircraft Orders and Deliveries

Here are the orders and deliveries for major aircraft manufacturers for March 2023:

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Airbus Orders:

  • A319neo: 1
  • A350F: 4

Airbus Deliveries:

  • A220: 5
  • A320neo: 26
  • A32neo: 25
  • A330-900: 3
  • A350: 2

Boeing rated pilot jobs

Boeing Orders:

  • 737 MAX: 3
  • 787 Dreamliner: 3

Boeing Deliveries:

  • 737 MAX: 16
  • 787 Dreamliner: 6
  • 777F: 3
  • 767-300F: 1

Embraer rated pilot jobs

Embraer Deliveries (4th Quarter):

  • E175: 14
  • E190: 3
  • E190-E2: 1
  • E195-E2: 12

Aircrew Travel Tip

For aircrew members who frequently travel internationally, it can be helpful to keep a list of common phrases in the local language of the countries they visit. This can help with communication and make the travel experience smoother.

Aircrew Product Review

The Bose ProFlight Series 2 is a lightweight and comfortable headset that is perfect for long flights. The headset’s ear buds are soft gel and fit snugly in the ears, providing excellent noise cancellation and sound quality. The microphone is also top-notch, providing clear and crisp communication.

One of the standout features of the Bose ProFlight Series 2 is the “tap control” feature, which allows the user to control certain functions with a tap on the ear bud, allowing the user to turn off the noise cancelling in that ear bud, enabling the user to hear external audio, such as cabin crew.

Overall, the Bose ProFlight Series 2 is an excellent choice for pilots who want a comfortable, high-quality headset that is packed with features. While it is a bit pricier than some other headsets on the market, the ProFlight Series 2 is definitely worth the investment for pilots who spend a lot of time in the cockpit.

5 General Knowledge Questions

  1. What is the capital of France?
  2. Who is the author of “The Great Gatsby”?
  3. What is the largest continent in the world?
  4. Who directed the movie “Jurassic Park”?
  5. Who painted the famous artwork “The Last Supper”?

5 Aviation Knowledge Questions

  1. How many wheels are there on a B747?
  2. What caused the De Havilland Comet to be grounded?
  3. Until 2011, where were all the Airbus A-320s assembled?
  4. What power source is used to start the engines on a Douglas DC-8?
  5. Only one engine manufacturer made engines for the DC-10. That was General Electric with the CF-6 engine. True or false?

Joke of the Month

A plane lands, and shortly after, the flight attendant comes over the speaker.

“Hi, folks! Sorry about that rough landing. It wasn’t the captain’s fault. It definitely wasn’t my fault… It was the asphalt.”

Photo of the Month

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General Knowledge

  1. Paris
  2. F. Scott Fitzgerald
  3. Asia
  4. Steven Spielberg
  5. Leonardo da Vinci

Aviation Knowledge

  1. 18
  2. Broke apart at altitude
  3. Toulouse, France
  4. External air cart
  5. Two carriers ordered DC-10’s with Pratt & Whitney JT-9D20’s on them. Northwest Airlines, and Japan Airlines. The aircraft was designated the DC-10-40 series. All other DC-10’s had GE CF-6 engines on them.

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