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News from Aviation Week & Space Technology
February 26th
View the U.S. Defense Department FY19 Budget Request: AWIN Analysis: Aircraft Electronic Warfare, Suppression Of Enemy Air Defenses, And Countermeasures: FY17-FY19 chart in PDF format.
February 26th
Purposed-designed engines for unmanned aircraft, particularly those that run on heavy fuel, are still a rarity. Now UAV Turbines (UAVT) signed a deal to work with the U.S. Army to develop a 200-shp-class turboprop for medium-sized UAVs. read more
February 26th
NORTHROP GRUMMAN has $99.8m U.S. Navy contract for long-lead parts and support associated with the full rate production Lot 7 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye program, and a $50.6m contract for E-2D non-recurring engineering, product support, engineering investigati...
February 26th
To list an event, send information in calendar format to Donna Thomas at donna.thomas@aviationweek.com. For a complete list of Aviation Week Network’s upcoming events, and to register, visit www.aviationweek.com/events (Bold type indicates new calendar li...
February 26th
To list an event, send information in calendar format to Donna Thomas at donna.thomas@aviationweek.com. For a complete list of Aviation Week Network’s upcoming events, and to register, visit www.aviationweek.com/events (Bold type indicates new calen...
February 26th
View the SpeedNews Aircraft & Engines Marketplace chart in PDF format.
February 26th
Bureau of Transportation Statistics View the U.S. Airline Employment: Low-Cost Airline Full-Time Equivalent Employees By Month 2013-2017 chart in PDF format.
February 26th
Former FAA employee Joshua Schultz employee, pleaded guilty to theft of government property and was sentenced to pay restitution of $8,176 and 36 months probation by the U.S. District Court of Utah. read more
February 26th
Mid-Continent Instruments and Avionics has signed an agreement with Aviation Battery Systems to distribute its StartStick and StartStick Fleet inflight rechargeable ground power units and accessories. read more
February 26th
FlightSafety International has completed the expansion of its Learning Center in Columbus, Ohio, the company said. read more
February 26th
Flying Colours Corp. has signed an agreement with Conair Group to modify six production Q400MR aircraft to support multipurpose mission read more
February 26th
Vodafone will begin trials of a 4G wireless-based radio positioning system for tracking small drones and also intervening with their operation if necessary. read more
News from FlightGlobal
February 23rd
Airbus has passed a key milestone in single-aisle production with the delivery of the 8,000 A320 family aircraft.
February 22nd
Qantas has let one of its Boeing 787 options lapse and will only firm up more options once it has proven the business case for the aircraft.
February 21st
Air New Zealand is looking to options to replace its eight Boeing 777-200ERs from 2022.
February 21st
Air Italy will lease Boeing aircraft from shareholder Qatar Airways as the relaunched Meridiana embarks on a rapid fleet expansion programme.
February 20th
Qatar Airways chief Akbar Al Baker has reaffirmed the carrier's plan to launch a carrier in India, but has been coy on the details.
February 20th
American Airlines has changed dramatically in the past few years. From its Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing in 2011 to its merger with US Airways two years later, followed by the subsequent integration of the two carriers, American today is almost unrecognisa...
February 19th
United Airlines will introduce its new Boeing 737 Max 9 on domestic routes from Houston Intercontinental and Los Angeles International airports in June.
February 19th
The livery of Meridiana successor Air Italy was unveiled in Milan today by investors Qatar Airways and Alisarda.
February 15th
Qantas's turnaround since 2015 may be an obvious case study for airline management textbooks but one voice has warned that its conservative financial management could actually be sowing the seeds of its next big challenge: fleet replacement.
February 14th
S&P Global Ratings has raised concerns that Qantas has under-invested in its fleet and faces large capital expenditure at the same time as it resumes paying company tax.
February 13th
Qantas has released the first pictures of its latest aircraft to bear an indigenous-inspired livery, this time on a Boeing 787-9.
February 13th
Delta Air Lines finds the proposed Boeing New Mid-market Airplane (NMA) "interesting", after reports that it hopes to launch the new aircraft.
News from AviationNews
February 23rd
Bombardier delivered 56 Challenger 350 aircraft in 2017, capturing 53 percent of the super midsize segment Challenger 300 aircraft series have tallied more deliveries in the last decade... The post Challenger 350 Dominates 2017 Deliveries in the Super Mi...
February 23rd
The recently-launched tool optimises maintenance activities and reduces costs for operators of Airbus jetliners The operation and maintenance of Airbus commercial jetliners around the world... The post New-generation technical data management with airnav...
February 22nd
Montreal – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for the 2017 safety performance of the commercial airline industry showing continued strong improvements in safety.... The post IATA 2017 Airline Safety Performance appeare...
February 22nd
First of eight Brazilian Navy Super Lynx Mk21A helicopters to undergo major upgrade. The first three upgraded aircraft will be delivered in 2018 and will... The post Upgraded Brazilian Navy Super Lynx Makes Successful Maiden Flight appeared first on AVIA...
February 22nd
WASHINGTON (AFNS) — The Air Force announced Feb. 21, 2018, that the Advanced Pilot Trainer (T-X) will replace T-38C Talon aircraft at existing undergraduate pilot... The post Advanced Pilot Trainer (T-X) will replace USAF T-38C Talon aircraft appea...
February 21st
TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan plans to buy at least 20 additional F-35A stealth fighters over the next six years, some or all of which it... The post Japan to buy at least 20 more F-35A stealth fighters appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS.EU. [ THIS IS A SUM...
February 21st
The State Department has approved a potential sale of 28 remanufactured or upgraded Apache AH-64D attack helicopters to the Netherlands for more than $1.1 billion,... The post State Department Approves $1.1Bln Sale of AH-64E Apache Helicopters to Netherl...
February 21st
This Middle East-based operator adds the stretched-fuselage A350 XWB to its growing fleet of A350-900s The largest A350 XWB customer has taken first delivery of... The post Qatar Airways is the first airline to receive Airbus A350-1000 appeared first on ...
February 20th
Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, is beginning final assembly of the first HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter, which will bring unprecedented capability enhancements to the U.S. Air... The post First Sikorsky Combat Rescue Helicopter Enters Final Assembl...
February 20th
The carrier shapes the future of air travel with leading A350 XWB widebody fleet Airbus has delivered the world’s first A350-1000 widebody airliner to launch... The post Airbus delivers its first A350-1000 to launch customer Qatar Airways appeared first ...
February 19th
LONDON (Reuters) – The wreckage of an Iranian plane that crashed with 65 people on board was found in central Iran, state media said on... The post Iran cannot confirm missing plane found, freeze hampers search appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS.EU. [...
February 19th
Twelve stopovers in three weeks provides high visibility for the latest A350 XWB jetliner version Airbus’ flight test A350-1000 jetliner is back home after a... The post The A350-1000 spreads its wings on a globe-trotting demonstration tour appeared firs...
News from CombatAircraft.com News
February 24th
Our initial analysis has been outright confirmed and at least two Russian Su-57s have been forward-deployed to Khmeimim Air Base in western Syria. Satellite imagery dated February 23rd, 2018 shows two of the aircraft parked on the base's tightly packed fi...
February 23rd
With the Indian Navy’s first two carriers INS Vikramaditya and INS Vikrant deploying Russian built MiG-29K multirole fighters from their decks India has sought a new source of fighters for its third and largest carrier – INS Vishal. While the Vikramaditya...
February 23rd
Saab has unveiled its first GlobalEye surveillance aircraft, revealing the extensively modified Bombardier Global 6000 business jet in the livery of launch customer the United Arab Emirates air force.
February 23rd
A Qatari order for the F-15 Advanced Eagle will introduce a new structural upgrade for the wing that could be offered as a service life extension option for the US Air Force’s F-15Cs and for the fleets of other international customers, a top Boeing manage...
February 23rd
Twenty years ago, Lockheed Martin made its first delivery of a C-130J to launch operator the UK Royal Air Force, following a troubled development and testing programme which was very much at odds with its chosen moniker: “Super Hercules”.
February 23rd
Russia has sent its most advanced fighter jet to Syria, a US military official tells CNN. It's a deployment that could potentially increase the level of danger to US forces operating inside the country. The Su-57 is Moscow's most sophisticated military je...
February 22nd
The UK Ministry of Defence will publish a new combat air strategy document later this year, which defence secretary Gavin Williamson says will “bring together the best of British engineering, skill and design, and deliver a compelling vision for the futur...
February 22nd
The Canadian government has announced that five bidders — Boeing, Dassault, Eurofighter, Lockheed Martin and Saab — are eligible to compete for a long sought-after contract to replace the country’s 88 CF-18 fighters.
February 21st
Newly-formed Bronco Combat Systems on 21 February launched the Bronco II light attack aircraft for the US military market, leveraging the South African-designed AHRLAC platform with a US-based mission systems integrator named Fulcrum Concepts.
February 21st
Growing up in a small town named Deolond near Rewa in Madhya Pradesh, Avani Chaturvedi never in her wildest dreams imagined she would one day become the first-ever Indian woman to break the sound barrier with resounding sonic booms in a supersonic fighter...