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News from Aviation Week & Space Technology
July 24th
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July 23rd
North Korea’s July ICBM test has brought new urgency to U.S. missile intercept trials. James Drew reports on the U.S. response, including its first successful ICBM intercept test. Missile Def...
July 21st
View the Russian Airlines’ Airbus Fleets chart in PDF format. read more
July 21st
View the JetBlue Airways Fuel Cost 2016/2017 chart in PDF format. read more
July 21st
View the Global Jet Fuel Prices As of July 20, 2017 chart in PDF format. read more
July 21st
House Republicans are combining several spending bills into one—to fund the Defense Department, Energy and Water Department, the Legislative Branch and Veterans Affairs. read more
July 21st
RAYTHEON has $78m U.S. Air Force contract for identification friend or foe transponders and ancillary equipment. Work complete January 2020. read more
July 21st
MiG-35 takes the spotlight at Moscow’s last MAKS show to be staged at Zhukosky MiG-35 and Mi-38 are in, Zhukovsky is out as Moscow air show MAKS 2017 highlights Russian military or...
July 21st
U.S.-EU open skies and the European common market are both remarkable successes Post-Brexit, legacy airlines such as Air France-KLM, Lufthansa and the big three U.S. carriers may b...
July 21st
What will McCain’s illness mean for defense? One of the leading voices on military matters, the Arizona senator is pushing for more defense funding and assistance for Ukraine. re...
July 21st
An immediate reform will permit state shares to fall below 50% while keeping control. A later reform may merge two or all three of the largest Chinese airlines. read more
July 21st
Promotions, appointments and honors within business aviation. read more
News from FlightGlobal
July 19th
Avation has placed all of its remaining new aircraft deliveries for this year after signing a conditional deal to lease three ATR 72-600s to Mandarin Airlines.
July 19th
Carsten Spohr can afford an extra smile or two these days as he looks back on a challenging first three years as chief executive of Lufthansa Group.
July 18th
United Airlines has deferred its first four Airbus A350-1000 deliveries, as it continues to consider alternatives to the aircraft.
July 13th
Delta Air Lines will base its first Bombardier CS100s in New York, says president Glen Hauenstein.
July 13th
Delta Air Lines has become the first Airbus A350 operator in North America, taking delivery of its first of the type today.
July 10th
News that Emirates and Flydubai are working on closer collaboration with "nothing off the table" raises the distinct possibility that the two businesses could merge to create an even more powerful mega-carrier in the Gulf region.
July 5th
Indonesian carrier Nam Air has received its first ATR 72-600 aircraft on 3 July.
July 5th
Indonesia's Lion Air has received its first Boeing 737 Max 8.
June 29th
BOC Aviation has placed an order for four Boeing 787-9s and will be leased to Spanish carrier Air Europa.
June 29th
Norwegian took delivery of its first two Boeing 737 Max 8s today, with the aircraft due to enter service on transatlantic flights in July.
June 29th
Norwegian is "very interested" in Boeing's proposed New Midsize Airplane design, says chief executive Bjorn Kjos.
June 27th
Delta Air Lines has retired its first Boeing MD-90, as it prepares to begin a three-year drawdown of its MD-88 fleet.
News from AviationNews
July 20th
NextSTEP-2 Prototype to Engineer How Astronauts Live and Work at NASA’s Deep Space Gateway CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., July 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Refurbishing a shuttle-era cargo... The post Lockheed Martin to Build Full-Scale Prototype of NASA C...
July 20th
Stevenage 20/07/2017 – Europe’s pollution monitoring satellite Sentinel-5 Precursor is ready to leave Airbus’ Stevenage site for launch on a Rokot rocket from Plesetsk Cosmodrome,... The post Sentinel-5 Precursor satellite ready for launch appeared first...
July 19th
SAVANNAH, Georgia, July 18, 2017 — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced that it has delivered its 550th Gulfstream G550, solidifying the aircraft’s position as one... The post GULFSTREAM DELIVERS 550TH G550 appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS.EU. [ THI...
July 19th
The airline, subsidiary of Taiwan’s flag carrier China Airlines, becomes a new ATR operator and will mainly reinforce and expand regional connectivity across the island... The post Mandarin Airlines from Taiwan buys six ATR 72-600s appeared first on AVIA...
July 19th
The addition of this AW189 operated by Aviashelf expands the success of the type as the bestselling helicopter in its weight category and in the... The post AgustaWestland AW189 to support Oil&Gas operations in Russia from Sakhalin Island appeared f...
July 18th
Air Côte d’Ivoire, the Ivory Coast’s flagship airline based in Abidjan, received its new A320 at a ceremony that was held at the Airbus Delivery... The post New A320 for Air Côte d’Ivoire at a colourful ceremony in Toulouse appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS...
July 18th
Completion of the first trial phase with series of tests in South Africa Collaborative development with German universities and institutes Airbus Defence and Space has... The post First flight for UAV demonstrator SAGITTA appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS.E...
July 17th
FTV1, FTV2 and FTV3 are progressing as planned through the rigorous testing program All FTVs have demonstrated high performance, reliability and an exceptionally smooth ride... The post Global 7000 Aircraft Program Surpasses 500 Flight Test Hours and Pro...
July 14th
Following a rigorous and comprehensive process, easyJet earlier this year applied to Austro Control for an Air Operator Certificate (AOC) and to Austria’s Federal Ministry... The post London-based budget airline easyJet opens Vienna base to cope wi...
July 14th
Delta to be first U.S. airline to fly the most technologically advanced widebody Delta Air Lines has taken delivery of its first A350-900, and will... The post Airbus delivers first A350 XWB for Delta Air Lines appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS.EU. [ THIS ...
July 14th
The first live firing of MBDA’s Brimstone air-to-surface missile from a Eurofighter Typhoon has been successfully completed as part of ongoing development work to significantly... The post Successful first live firing of Brimstone missile by RAF Typhoon ...
July 14th
A two year contract will see Leonardo lead the upgrade of the ‘Praetorian’ Defensive Aids Sub System for Eurofighter Typhoon jets operated by the Royal... The post Leonardo keep UK Typhoon jets protected from threats appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS.EU. [...
News from CombatAircraft.com News
July 19th
A Chinese military expert says China should develop counter technologies after the U.S. and Australia jointly tested at least one flight for their Hypersonic International Flight Research Experimentation (HiFIRE) program.
July 19th
The Russian Defense Ministry and the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) are discussing the delivery of first 12 Sukhoi T-50 (PAK FA) fifth-generation fighter aircraft in 2019, UAC President Yury Slyusar said on Wednesday.
July 19th
Gulfstream’s proposal for the US Air Force’s JSTARS recapitalisation project will include a refuelling nozzle mounted on the nose of its G550 business jet, the company’s vice-president of special mission sales has revealed.
July 19th
The Russian Defense Ministry has received about one hundred Su-34 aircraft equipped with Khibiny aircraft electronic countermeasure systems, a representative of Russia's concern Radio-Electronic Technologies (KRET), a part of the Rostec state corporation,...
July 18th
The contract on creation of a Russia-India fifth-generation FGFA fighter will be signed shortly, the general director of Russia's Rostec state corporation said Tuesday. The Russian-Indian Sukhoi/HAL Fifth Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) has stealth cap...
July 18th
The UK Royal Air Force will continue operating its remaining Lockheed Martin C-130J tactical transports until 2035, with their service-life extension to be supported by a key structural upgrade programme.
July 18th
The Russian Defense Ministry is planning to buy some 50 modernized Tu-160 bombers the serial production of which will begin in 2012, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov said Tuesday.
July 18th
The Russian Defense Ministry will begin purchasing MiG-35 fighters from 2018 as part of the new state armament program, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yury Borisov said Tuesday. The MiG-35 is a multipurpose fighter and an advanced derivative of the origi...
July 18th
The Russian Defense Ministry is considering the development of a vertical takeoff (VTOL) plane for aircraft carriers based on the Yak-family, Deputy Defense Minister Yury Borisov said Tuesday.ZHUKOVSKY (Sputnik) — The VTOL aircraft would be based on the Y...
July 18th
Iran’s military plans to field a new light attack and training jet called the Kosar within 2.5 years, industry officials tell FlightGlobal on 18 July at the MAKS air show outside Moscow. After a public roll-out last month, Iran Aviation Industries Organiz...