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You know that kind of movies that make you say "Now that’s a director with lots of imagination!" In this kind of movies there are cars, planes and houses that you can not even imagine they might even exist. And ABJ Fusion Concept is a VIP aircraft that seems to be landed from a movie just like this.

It was designed for product launches, sports teams, musicians, celebrities, exclusive travel market, and corporate VIP. It is akin to a flying limousine service providing a seamless and exclusive travel experience.

The aircraft gets air stairs at the front and rear of the aircraft to provide an easy and elegant way for the passengers to board and large cabin interior that provides enough room for 19 passengers within the three lounges in a relaxed and informal atmosphere.

A bar and intimate seating area is located half way down the aircraft underneath the wing box punctuating the uninterrupted view down the cabin with a change in texture and color. As there is no requirement for additional exit doors in the mid cabin area this has allowed the design team to develop an interior layout that concentrates on delivering a functional and harmonious solution.

Press release after the jump.

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The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner is a super-efficient aircraft, bigger than the 787-8.
Both airplanes are very competent having new passenger-pleasing traits.
Using 20 percent less fuel than any other aircrafts of their size, these models will give you the economics of large jet transports to the middle of the market.

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The Boeing 757-300 is short-to-medium-range jetliner, launched in Sept. 2, 1996, with an order from Condor Flugdienst.
Following regulatory certification in January 1999, the aircraft entered service with Condor on March 19, 1999.
The 757-300 is a twin-engine aircraft, offering fuel efficiency, top economic performance and low noise levels.
Both scheduled carriers and tour operators have ordered the 757-300.

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The Boeing 757 is a twin-engine airplane having a new technology jet and it is produced by Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
The passenger versions of the Boeing 757 can carry between 186 and 279 passengers. Also it can have a maximum range of 3,100 to 3,900 nautical miles (5,900 to 7,200 km), depending on model and seating arrangement.
In 1983 went into service the original Boeing 757-200 and in 1999 the stretched 757-300 aircraft.
Also, there have been produced some new freighter versions of these airplanes like: the Boeing 757-200PF and the Boeing757-200SF.

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The 787-8 Dreamliner - a base model of 787 aircrafts family, is a new twinjet which was designed to meet the needs of airlines.
The airplane will provide nonstop services between mid-size cities having new levels of competence.
The customers will benefit of new services like: improved levels of comfort with larger windows, bigger baggage bins and innovation in the cabin environment, including higher humidity, cleaner air and lower cabin altitude.

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Boeing 787-3 Dreamliner, being considered the most unique of the three 787 Boeing aircrafts, because of a wing and structure optimized for shorter-range flights, also has a range of of 2,500 to 3,050 nautical miles (4,650 to 5,650 km) when it is fully loaded.
The Boeing 787-3 is a super-efficient aircraft with new passenger-pleasing characteristics.
It was designed to be a 290-seat (two-class) short-range version of the 787 targeted at high-density flights.
This airplane was designed to replace the Airbus A300, Boeing 757-300/Boeing 767-200 on regional routes from airports with restricted gate spacing.

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In May 2005, Boeing introduced the Boeing 777 Freighter, having a launch order from Air France, responding to strong requests from cargo operators for a capable, long-range and high-capacity freighter.
The first 777F was delivered to Air France on February 19, 2009 and in February 2010, 18 freighters had been distributed to seven other customers, with 50 unfilled orders.

You remember Honda’s famous tagline, "The Power of Dreams"? Well, as far as their ambitious HondaJet project is concerned, it’s looking more and more like they’re going to need more than the power of dreams to get it off the ground.

According to Automotive News, Honda has once again delayed the release of their new plane, saying that a number of component issues will keep the HondaJet grounded at least for another two years. What those "component issues" are is anyone’s guess and when asked about the specific delays, HondaJet spokesman Stephen Keeney could only say, "Regrettably, we’ve experienced delays in some components."

This is now the second delay by Honda with regards to producing those $3.9 million jets and there’s no word as to whether there might be more postponements in the future. One thing we can count on is that the Japanese company’s plan of taking to the skies this year will have to be pushed back yet again.

Source: Autonews

A lot of the younger generation may not know this, but before BMW became the auto giant that it is today, the company was one of the foremost airplane engine manufacturers in the world. Proof of that heritage lies in the one image that has made BMW the household name it is today: their logo, which if you also didn’t know, has been interpreted as a rotating propeller blade with the sky as the backdrop.

And now that we’ve given a nice crash course on the history of BMW, we’re here to report that the company has gone back to its original roots in the air when it was announced that BMW Group Designworks USA designed and trimmed the interior passenger cabins of a number of Embraer planes. The interior of the Phenom 100 and Phenom 300 planes of Embraer, which is a Brazilian plane manufacturer, was designed by BMW using leather, wood, and metal ornaments that are unmistakeably reflected in BMW’s image.

It’s quite commendable for a company that first made waves in the aviation industry to return to its roots every so often. It just goes to show that BMW knows where it came from and understands the history and significance of its past, a past that paved the way for BMW to become the brand that it is today.

Source: Automotto
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The Boeing 777-300 is a stretched version of the 777, powered by the most powerful turbofan engines, seating 328 to 394 passengers in a typical three class seating arrangement or 550 passengers in a single economy class arrangement.

This aircraft is the latest derivative of the 777 family and the first airplane was given to Cathay Pacific in May 1998. 60 aircraft were sent and production is complete.

The stretched 777-300 is designed as a substitute for early generation 747s (747-100s and 200s). Compared to the older 747s the stretched 777 has similar passenger capacity and range, but burns one third less fuel and present 40% lower maintenance costs.

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