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From Aviation Week & Space Technology
November 30th
Gulfstream Aerospace announced that the second and third Gulfstream G500 aircraft, called T2 and T3, have joined its flight-test program with successful completion of their initial flights. T2 focuses on flight loads validation, and T3 is the main test be...
November 30th
Dec. 1-2—The 9th Annual Flight Operations IT Conference, Rome, Italy, Dec. 3-4—2015 International Aviation Issues Seminar, Washington, D.C., Jan. 4-8, 2016—AIAA Gu...
November 30th
Duncan Aviation is hosting a free Next Generation seminar, the last one of the year on Dec. 9. It will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the 94th Aero Squadron Restaurant in Van Nuys, California. It will feature partners L-3 Aviation Products, Garmin Avion...
November 30th
Fred Powell Jr and Wendy Burton have joined Stellar, where Powell will serve as vice president of operator systems. Burton has been appointed director of operator relations and integration. read more
November 30th
Magnetic MRO, based in Tallinn, Estonia, has received repair station certification from the FAA, which covers its maintenance, repair and overhaul operations, the company said. It is the first FAA-certified repair station in the Baltic States, a milestone...
November 30th
PRATT & WHITNEY CANADA CORP. (PW&C) PT6A-60AG, -65AG, -67AF, and -67AG turboprop engines. [Docket No. FAA-2015-3732; Directorate Identifier 2015-NE-25-AD]—proposes to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) to correct an unsafe condition fo...
From FlightGlobal
November 24th
Singapore-based lessor BOC Aviation has placed an order for 22 Boeing 737s.
November 23rd
In the first instalment of our World Airliner Directory, we look at the programmes serving the 100-seat-plus sector. Here, despite the advances being made in Canada, China and Russia, Airbus and Boeing look set to strengthen their sales duopoly - and targ...
November 10th
Vietnamese budget operator VietJet Air is signing for 30 Airbus single-aisle aircraft including the re-engined A321neo.
November 9th
India's Jet Airways has been identified as the customer behind a previously unattributed order for Boeing 737 Max 8s.
November 8th
China Aircraft Leasing (CALC) has delivered an Airbus A320 to China Eastern Airlines, the first of a six aircraft deal signed in July.
November 3rd
This year's Dubai air show, which kicks off on 8 November, almost certainly won't bring a repeat of the orders bonanza that characterised 2013's instalment, with the big-three carriers now bedding in new aircraft and assessing the next steps in their flee...



  • Two new links on the LINKS page, to AeroStudents and to Engineers Edge add more reference material and on line calculators of a broad range of engineering topics.

  • Free program for digitizing curves - CurveSnap, added to Programs page and link to on line curve digitizing site

  • Spreadsheet  on Spreadsheets page for extracting SPC loads from NASTRAN f06 output file

  • Link to MIL SPECS and more specifications, handbooks, on EverySpec  at LINKS page

  • New spreadsheets: stress-strain curve for non linear stress analysis and Neuber Plasticity correction using Ramberg&Osgood material curve added to the Spreadsheets page

  • Link to all regulations and specifications, from EASA, on the Regulations - Aircraft page  

  • New page:  CAD Programs with links for download, free, CAD Programs for 2D and 3D

  • New page:  Compilers with links for download, free, compilers for the most used programs for engineering and research.

  • New link on Links page to NASA site with NASA and NACA Technical reports for downloading.



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