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News from Aviation Week & Space Technology
April 27th
The SpeedNews Business & General Aviation Industry Suppliers Conference will be held October 5-7 in Los Angeles, California.  The conference is the former Regional & Business Aviation Industry Suppliers Conference. We want to hear from you. ...
April 27th
Jet Aviation Singapore has received FAA approval to provide line and base maintenance to Gulfstream G650 aircraft, the company said. The company also added repair station approval for Thailand DCA. The FAA approval allows Jet Aviation Singapore to extend ...
April 27th
  Apr. 28-30—African Airlines Association, 4th Aviation Stakeholders Convention (ASC) , Emperors Palace, Johannesburg, South Africa, www.afraa.org/ Apr. 29-30—ACI-NA/ACC/AGC Airport Construction Strategy Summit, Fort Lauderdale, Florida...
April 27th
GE has named the Bombardier Singapore Service Center as an authorized service facility for GE CF34-3 engines. The agreement means that the service center can perform line maintenance inspections and routine installed engine maintenance, including removal ...
April 27th
Colin Bole has been appointed senior vice president of sales and asset management for Bombardier Commercial Aircraft, the company said. He assumes the position in mid-May. Before joining Bombardier, Bole served as chief commercial officer at Intrepid Avia...
April 27th
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April 27th
Dassault Falcon Jet, a division of Dassault Aviation, has deployed the Digital Lumens Intelligent LED Lighting System across its distribution center in Little Ferry, New Jersey. With the system, Dassault Falcon Jet plans to cut more than $53,600 from its ...
April 27th
European business jet traffic rose slightly in March following declines in the first two months of this year. March traffic increased 0.2% in March when compared to March 2014, according to Jefferies Group.  read more
April 27th
Marshall Aviation Services, the business aviation segment of the Marshall Aerospace and Defense Group, has partnered with Avfuel as a member of the network of Avfuel-branded fixed base operators, the company said. Marshall Aviation is located at the Birmi...
April 27th
ABS Jets of Prague has increased its number of flight planning assignments for customers coming from North America, South America and China. The company has signed more than five contracts with Chinese corporate clients. All are for international flights,...
April 27th
Jet Aviation Basel has completed a scheduled C-check on a Dassault Falcon 7X aircraft. The work was completed along with a major cabin refurbishment and avionics upgrade. Technicians worked in shifts to minimize downtime, the company said.
April 27th
Mooney International has chosen Troyes Aviation as its first sales and service representative for Europe, the company said. Troyes is designated for sales of factory new M20TN Acclaim Type S and M20R Ovation3 aircraft for the European market and is the of...
News from FlightGlobal
April 27th
​Commercial unmanned air vehicle operators have advised those that want to exploit this emerging technological market to take a common sense approach to operating within the permitted boundaries set out by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).
April 24th
​EASA’s recent proposed ruling that it takes regulatory responsibility for smaller unmanned air vehicles has left national aviation agencies questioning what category of small UAVs it will be left to regulate.
April 24th
After an amazing 14 years leading Flight International, Murdo Morrison is moving to a new role within Flightglobal to fully exploit his skills and enormous market knowledge across the aerospace sector.
April 24th
​No, we don't mean watch out because they might land on your head – here's our experts' guide to today's most promising unmanned systems projects
April 24th
California-based Arcturus UAV has unveiled a new iterative development of its Jump 20 vertical take-off and landing unmanned air vehicle which it intends to pitch for a major US Department of Defense requirement.
April 24th
​Demand for an expensive A380 refresh project appears to have been kicked into the long grass
April 23rd
​Bombardier and Tianjin Airport Economic Area have broken ground on a new joint venture business jet MRO facility at the airport.
April 23rd
Selfie sticks have been banned in many public spaces, but Solar Impulse pilot Bertrand Piccard clearly likes the idea – catching this snap of himself piloting the solar-only aircraft over 1,344km and 17hr 22min from Chongqing to Nanjing, the sixth leg of ...
April 23rd
​Airbus Helicopters has obtained European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification for a new utility variant of the 4t-class EC145.
April 23rd
​The US Navy has achieved the final testing objective of its Northrop Grumman X-47B unmanned combat air vehicle demonstrator programme, following the successful air-to-air (AAR) refuelling of the aircraft on 22 April.
April 23rd
Special forces of an unnamed country have ordered the Hero-30 unmanned air system developed by Israeli UAV manufacturer Uvision.
April 22nd
Comac has broken ground on the construction of a flight test centre near the Dongying Shengli airport in Shandong province.
News from AviationNews
April 24th
US Vice President Joe Biden announced that the US government will provide F-35 fighter jets to Israel next year to the country a strategic advantage over its rivals in the Middle East. WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The US government will provide F-35 fighter jet...
April 24th
  (Reuters) – American Airlines Group Inc (AAL.O) on Friday reported first-quarter profit above analysts’ expectations and pleased investors with capacity cuts to match weakening international demand. American earned $932 million last qua...
April 23rd
(Reuters) – United Airlines said Thursday that it has swapped 10 orders of Boeing Co (BA.N) 787 Dreamliners for 10 larger 777-300ER jets, marking a victory for the plane manufacturer as it seeks to sell out the 777 planes before their production end...
April 23rd
PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – April 22, 2015 – Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) and the U.S. Navy successfully demonstrated fully autonomous aerial refueling (AAR) with the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstration (UCAS-D) aircraft today, marking the...
April 23rd
Bangladesh’s flag carrier welcomed to family of Q400 aircraft operators as it executes lease agreement with Smart Aviation Bombardier Commercial Aircraft today welcomed Biman Bangladesh Airlines (“Biman”), the national flag carrier airline of Bangladesh t...
April 23rd
• Building on KAL-ASD’s experience with manufacturing Sharklets for the A320 Family • Contributing to making the A330neo the most cost-efficient widebody in its size category 23 April 2015 Korean Air Aerospace Division (KAL-ASD), the aerospace manufacturi...
April 22nd
  GE Capital Aviation Services Limited (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing arm of GE, today announced delivery of a new leased Boeing 737-800 aircraft to Hainan Airlines to expand the carrier’s fleet. The aircraft is part of GECAS’ existing orde...
April 22nd
  A new version of the twin-engine EC145 rotorcraft has received its type certificate from the European Aviation Safety Agency. The EC145 (formerly known as EC145e) has been developed by Airbus Helicopters to offer a highly efficient and cost-effecti...
April 22nd
Core EPS (non-GAAP) rose 12 percent* to $1.97 on strong operating performance; GAAP EPS of $1.87 Revenue increased 8 percent to $22.1 billion reflecting higher commercial deliveries Backlog remains strong at $495 billion with over 5,700 commercial airplan...
April 22nd
  Europe’s and one of the world’s biggest A320 family airlines celebrates milestone in Hamburg with partners Airbus and CFM easyJet and Airbus have celebrated their successful partnership at a ceremony in Hamburg to mark the delivery the ...
April 21st
  The Navy’s MQ-4C Triton UAS equipped with a new search radar completed its inaugural flight April 18 over Patuxent River air space. The radar, known as the Multi-Function Active Sensor (MFAS), is expected to greatly enhance maritime domain awarenes...
April 21st
  Airbus Helicopters and its partner Heli Invest Services welcome the decision of the Polish Ministry of Defence to pre-select the H225M Caracal from Airbus Helicopters. We are fully committed to providing Poland with the best product and support for...
News from CombatAircraft.com News
April 26th
American and Norwegian specialists will fly over the territory of Russia under the Treaty on Open Skies on April 27-30, head of Russia's National Nuclear Risk Reduction Center Sergei Ryzhkov has announced. Russian specialists on board the aircraft will mo...
April 26th
Air raids, naval shelling and ground fighting shook Yemen on Sunday in some of the most widespread combat since a Saudi-led alliance intervened last month against Iranian-allied Houthi militia who have seized large tracts of the country. There were at lea...
April 26th
Royal Navy ship-launched surveillance drones could be sent to scour the Mediterranean as part of Britain’s effort to combat the migrant crisis, under plans being considered by defence chiefs. The Navy’s new ScanEagle remote-controlled aircraft would searc...
April 26th
Indian Premier Narendra Modi’s arbitrary decision to scrap the $20 billion Rafale combat-aircraft contract — touted as the “mother of all defense deals” signed by New Delhi till date — serve as a warning to this still evolving democracy of the consequence...
April 26th
Saudi Arabia's Defense Ministry says a military training aircraft has crashed, killing the instructor and a student pilot. The official Saudi Press Agency quoted the ministry as saying the accident happened Sunday morning and involved a plane affiliated w...
April 26th
Israel's military said Sunday it launched an airstrike on its border with Syria after spotting militants carrying a bomb in the Israeli-held Golan Heights. The military said it carried out the strike after troops saw "a group of armed terrorists" approach...
April 26th
Syrian military aircraft have bombed the north-western town of Jisr al-Shughour today, a day after insurgents seized control of it as part of a broader offensive that has left government forces in the area reeling. The opposition campaign, spearheaded by ...
April 26th
Belgium has been successful in conducting military operations in Iraq: six Belgian F-16 bombers involved in the airstrikes against the Islamic State destroyed 107 ground targets over the last six months, Belgian Le Vif reported. The tiny European nation t...
April 26th
The People's Liberation Army has begun loading operational J-15 carrier-based fighter jets onto the Liaoning, China's first and only aircraft carrier, reports the Beijing-based Sina Military Network. Recently leaked photos reveal that four J-15s, develope...
April 25th
Friendship between China and Pakistan continues to strengthen as Beijing promised to deliver another 50 fighter jets to its southern neighbor over the next three years, a top Chinese official said, according to the Express Tribute.