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News from Aviation Week & Space Technology
April 4th
Helicopter operator GrandView Aviation has launched affiliate GrandView Jets, a charter operator of Phenom 300 light jets, in the Baltimore-Washington region. read more
April 3rd
Bombardier Aerospace is committed to Learjet production, despite the decision to cut output this year, Bombardier Business Aircraft President David Coleal said. read more
April 3rd
Continental Motors Group plans to build a new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and corporate office in Mobile, Alabama, dedicated to advanced engine and parts manufacturing, the company said. read more
April 2nd
Yannick Assouad, CEO of aerostructure and wiring supplier Latecoere since November, has endorsed the Transformation 2020 restructuring plan of her predecessor. read more
April 2nd
Oil and gas helicopter operator CHC says it is has emerged as an “economically robust and agile competitor,” 10 months after filing for bankruptcy. read more
April 1st
One of the largest challenges for business jet manufacturers is aligning production levels with demand. read more
April 1st
Today’s economy can be summed in three words—The Great Hesitation. read more
April 1st
Harlow Aerostructures, a component supplier to the aviation industry, has developed its first auto throttle for new general aviation aircraft. read more
April 1st
Business and general aviation operators using Toronto Pearson International Airport will need to work around new restrictions published in a directive issued by the Greater Toronto Airports Authority on March 7. read more
April 1st
Brandon Mitchener has been appointed chief executive officer of the European Business Aviation Association, effective April 3. read more
April 1st
A year after U.S. airlines received authorization to operate in Cuba, they are cutting back on flights to the country, even as private aviation operators anticipate steady growth. read more
March 31st
BCA, April 2017, Volume 113, Issue 04 In this month’s issue, Features Editor David Esler examines “New Concepts in Charter” as FAR Part 135 operators embrace the “shar...
News from FlightGlobal
March 29th
Alaska Airlines will operate Virgin America s Airbus A320 family fleet through at least 2024, as it targets a decision on its long-term fleet mix by the end of this year.
March 22nd
Swiss International Air Lines has converted another five Bombardier CS100 orders to the larger CS300, a switch the airline had long considered.
March 21st
Malaysian carrier Malindo Air will be the first carrier to put the Boeing 737 Max 8 into commercial service.
March 20th
United Airlines will retire its last Boeing 747-400 in late October after nearly half a century with the carrier.
March 17th
BOC Aviation has ordered two additional Airbus A320ceos that will be delivered by the end of 2017.
March 13th
Qatar Airways expects to take delivery of its first Airbus A320neo-family aircraft in 2018.
March 13th
CDB Aviation Lease Finance today announced a new order with a list price value of $3.3 billion for 30 Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft.
March 13th
Tecnam has begun production of the second P2012 with an eye on a 2018 certification, says launch customer Cape Air.
March 13th
New South Korean budget carrier KAIR Airlines has placed an order for eight A320ceos.
March 13th
Lucky Air has received its first widebody, an Airbus A330-300, which will be used by the low-cost carrier to operate long-haul services.
March 9th
US airlines are increasingly showing firm interest in Boeing s middle-of-the-market aircraft concept, which potentially could replace many of the 757s and 767s that continue to fly.
March 7th
United Airlines could acquire used Boeing 777-300ERs, as it continues to evaluate the future of its widebody fleet.
News from AviationNews
March 29th
Lockheed Martin Corp is expected to receive Pentagon approval on Thursday to begin production for 200 new heavy cargo helicopters for the U.S. Marines, a... The post Lockheed nears $27 billion CH-53K King Stallion helicopter deal with Pentagon appeared f...
March 29th
Russian Helicopters forming part of Rostec and Industrial Development and Renovation Organization (IDRO) of Iran announced cooperation in setting up a joint venture for assembling light civil helicopters... The post Russian Helicopters plan to establish ...
March 29th
Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, delivered its Mi-17V-5 multirole helicopter to the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government of the Republic... The post Russian Helicopters delivers first multirole Mi-17V-5 helic...
March 29th
Aircraft to be operated by CityJet in the Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) network CRJ900 regional jets have proven to be the most efficient aircraft for CityJet’s... The post CityJet Order for four Additional Bombardier CRJ900 Aircraft for his SAS network ap...
March 29th
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that it has strengthened its Bombardier Smart Parts program by appointing Fokker Services BV as its Authorized Service Provider (ASP)... The post Fokker Business Authorized Service Provider for Q400 Aircraft...
March 29th
The refurbished simulator will test pilots’ skills to the limits as they practise landing on the deck of the new aircraft carrier in a range... The post First Pilots begin flights in new F-35 Lightning II simulator in preparation for trials on carrier ap...
March 28th
Argentina has few funds available to replace an outdated military fleet beyond buying 12 Beechraft Texan aircraft to train pilots, Defense Minister Julio Martinez told... The post Small Budget for Argentina’s new defensive aircraft appeared first o...
March 28th
China Southern Airlines Co Ltd said on Tuesday it will sell a small stake to American Airlines Group Inc in a $200 million deal that will... The post American Airlines takes 200 million stake in China Southern appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS.EU. [ THIS I...
March 28th
Porter Airlines and Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that the airline’s fleet has grown to 29 aircraft with Bombardier’s delivery of another Q400 turboprop. Porter... The post Bombardier Q400 Aircraft Continues to Support Porter Airlines’ G...
March 28th
Boeing announced today it has officially launched its global network of Boeing Training Providers to support its Pilot Development Program. The flight schools – Avion... The post Boeing Pilot Training Network Expanding appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS.EU. ...
March 28th
Further AW139s for utility, SAR and EMS with deliveries starting in early 2018 The AW139 proves the preferred choice for a number of military and... The post PAKISTAN ORDERS ADDITIONAL AW139S HELICOPTERS appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS.EU. [ THIS IS A SU...
March 27th
The CS100 would offer the only economically viable commercial option for direct intercontinental flights from London City to John F. Kennedy Airport Flight follows the... The post Bombardier C Series Completes Non-Stop Transatlantic Flight from London Ci...
News from CombatAircraft.com News
March 28th
The Air Force’s stealthy long-range bomber will have the endurance and next-generation stealth capability to elude the most advanced existing air defenses and attack anywhere in the world, if needed, senior service officials said. When the Air Force revea...
March 28th
The Israeli Air Force (IAF) has joined the Iniohos 2017 multinational air drills hosted by Greece and involving pilots from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), local media reported Tuesday.
March 28th
The US Air Force’s arming of the fifth-generation F-22 stealth fighter jet with new Air Intercept Missile-9X sidewinder missiles is causing excitement among the war plane’s pilots. Last year the weapon was integrated into the Raptor fleet, but it has been...
March 28th
The last three weeks of airstrikes in Mosul have been “the most kinetic three weeks in the campaign in Iraq” against the Islamic State, the top Air Force general in Iraq said Thursday. Brig. Gen. Matthew Isler, deputy commanding general for Air, Combined...
March 28th
A new torpedo upgrade that will fundamentally change the way US Navy airmen hunt submarines is on track to seek approval to begin low-rate initial production later this year, Boeing and Navy officials say on 28 March.
March 28th
Dozens of aircraft hangars and high-end radar capabilities on China's man-made islands in the South China Sea are almost operational, according to new satellite imagery released by a US-based think tank. The new facilities will further establish China's m...
March 28th
The 64th Aggressor Squadron, based out of Nellis Air Force Base, is one of only two USAF units that provide dedicated adversary support. The 64th aims to take the whole threat presentation mission to an extreme level. This doesn't just include emulating p...
March 28th
As President Donald Trump pushes for the Pentagon to buy more of Boeing Co.’s F-18 aircraft, the U.S. Navy is grappling with an escalating problem: Pilots suffering potentially dangerous oxygen deprivation or a loss of cabin pressure in the fighter jets.
March 28th
A Lebanese pilot trainee has flown an A-29 Super Tucano light-attack aircraft for the first time, as part of a training programme conducted by the US Air Force (USAF). The first ‘in seat’ training sortie was conducted at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, on ...
March 27th
Indonesia has received 18 of 24 Lockheed Martin F-16 Block 25 fighters that have been refurbished after USAF use. The aircraft were delivered from the USAF’s Ogden Air Logistics Complex, says a statement from the USAF. The four most recent aircraft includ...