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airliner

a large passenger aircraft
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France-based Dassault Systemes has announced that Boom Supersonic is deploying the 3DEXPERIENCE platform to accelerate the design and development of its Mach-2.2 commercial airliner Overture, to make supersonic travel mainstream and affordable, the company said.
Meanwhile, the Airbus/Rolls-Royce/ Siemens collaboration is aiming straight for the commercial airliner market, with the goal of having a hybrid-powered plane on the scale of the A320 within a decade.
STARC-ABL also falls right in line with a similar project that Aurora has been working on, the "D8" commercial airliner prototype.
The global aviation sector is currently worried over the spate of accidents involving commercial airliners which have killed dozens of lives in just a week's time alone.
The 787 is the first commercial airliner to rely heavily on lithium-ion batteries, the same kind used in cellphones.
fighter jets were scrambled on Thursday to escort a commercial airliner to Seattle after the FBI received an anonymous tip, apparently unfounded, that a hijacker was aboard, officials said.
The Dreamliner is the first commercial airliner built using carbon fibre, making it lighter and 20 percent more fuel-efficient than other mid-sized aluminium airliners, according to Boeing.
He also relived the moment he thought his order to shoot down any commercial airliner that refused to land had led to further loss of innocent lives.
commercial airliner after a passenger reportedly become unruly, the North
THOUSANDS of Scots gathered at Edinburgh Airport yesterday to see the largest commercial airliner in the world.
Economic, bureaucratic, legal and liability issues emerged even though it was shown that the military-based technology could successfully thwart a missile if fired at a commercial airliner, according to the report, which outlined preliminary results from Phase II testing.

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