Air Lease Corporation announced yesterday a firm order for 60 737 MAX 8 and 15 737 MAX 9 airplanes, with reconfirmation rights for 25 additional 737 MAXs. The order, with a list-price value of $7.2 billion, represents the first 737 MAX order by a leasing company.
Implemented by 2015, the new satellite system, developed by Harris, will allow for better tracking of planes over remote areas, while offering more direct routes for shorter flights and increased fuel efficiency.
Landings may be the scariest part of a flight. Watching the ground grow closer and closer, then a sudden jerk of the plane hitting the runway. Some find it mundane, some find it exciting, others find it terrifying.