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News from Aviation Week & Space Technology
August 31st
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August 31st
The U.S. Marine Corps plans to deploy the F-35B to the Middle East in 2017, in addition to already scheduled operations in Japan. read more
August 31st
CUBIC has five-year, $80m U.S. Navy task order to support aviation training for U.S. Navy and Marine Corps read more
August 31st
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August 31st
The first Challenger 650 large business jet has been registered and is now in operation in Mexico, Bombardier said as the Latin America Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition prepared to open. read more
August 31st
Air Medical Group Holdings and Aviators Air Rescue have accepted delivery of the first of three Airbus Helicopters H130 aircraft, which will be used to launch single-engine helicopter emergency medical services operations in India. read more
August 31st
Despite agreement on broad terms, the clock is ticking to overcome several regulatory hurdles before Airbus and Boeing can sell airliners to Iran. read more
August 31st
Almost 100,000 people tuned in to a live stream of the first time the fighter aircraft landed on Dutch soil, far more than officials expected. read more
August 31st
NASA’s heavy-lift Mars launcher elements take shape at Michoud The heavy-lift Space Launch System will be a big vehicle, and NASA is starting to turn out some big pieces—and ground...
August 31st
A Gallic embrace of the electric trainer Can a diminutive, battery-powered trainer fill all those Boeing and Airbus flight decks? At least one industry leader says ‘yes.’ read m...
August 31st
The near-term focus for the program is to get the Space Launch System off the ground—without and with humans on top. read more
August 31st
Turkey’s two largest airlines are recording weaker-than-expected financial and operating performance mainly due to heightened security concerns. read more
News from FlightGlobal
August 24th
American Airlines removed 20 Boeing MD-80s from its fleet in a single day, as it works to retire the type that was once the mainstay of its fleet.
August 19th
Russian flag carrier Aeroflot has committed to acquiring an additional batch of 10 Sukhoi Superjet regional airliners from the leasing arm of state-owned Sberbank.
August 18th
Launch customer All Nippon Airways has taken delivery of its 50th Boeing 787, becoming the first carrier to do so.
August 17th
Cathay Pacific is moving to retire all its Airbus A340-300s by the end of 2017, as it prepares to take A350-900s in quick succession over the next two years.
August 16th
The 2016 Flight Fleet Forecast predicts the delivery of 42,800 new passenger and freight commercial aircraft over the next 20 years, worth almost $3 trillion in 2016 delivery values. About 63% of those deliveries some 26,860 units are expected to be singl...
August 15th
The news that Qantas does not have the appetite for the remaining eight A380s it has on order comes shortly after Airbus confirmed that it would halve output to one aircraft a month in 2018 and raises further doubts about the ability of Toulouse to revive...
August 3rd
Moody s Investors Service considers Allegiant Air s order for 12 new Airbus A320s a credit negative, but maintains its Ba3 rating and stable outlook for the carrier.
July 29th
Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air has agreed to purchase 12 Airbus current engine option A320s, in its first purchase of new aircraft.
July 27th
Malaysia Airlines has placed a firm order for 25 Boeing 737 Max aircraft, and taken options on a further 25.
July 25th
American Airlines appears to have worked for some time towards an agreement with Airbus to defer its A350-900 deliveries, reaching one less than a year before its first aircraft was due.
July 25th
Introduction to service of the Boeing 737 Max will be a "game changer" for Ryanair, argues the budget airline's finance chief Neil Sorahan.
July 22nd
American Airlines has deferred the deliveries of all of the 22 Airbus A350-900s that it has on order, as it works to reduce its capital expenditures and manage capacity through 2018.
News from AviationNews
August 30th
The Challenger 650 aircraft is well-suited for Mexican customers’ requirements, offering operational flexibility required to fly in country and elsewhere in Latin and North America... The post First Challenger 650 Registered & Operated in Mexico app...
August 30th
LATAM Airlines Group (LATAM), Latin America’s leading airline group, took delivery of its first A320neo – showcasing its white, indigo and coral livery and powered... The post Airbus delivers the Americas’ first A320neo to LATAM Airlines Group appeared f...
August 30th
Thai Airways International (THAI) has become the eighth operator of the A350 XWB, following the delivery today of the first of 12 aircraft set to... The post Thai Airways International becomes new operator of the A350 XWB appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS.E...
August 29th
A Swiss F/A-18C fighter jet has gone missing, with no word from the pilot. The jet had been flying over the Susten Pass area when... The post F/A-18C Jet Swiss Air Force missing appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS.EU. [ THIS IS A SUMMARY, READ MORE ON THE SI...
August 29th
The Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) new comprehensive regulations go into effect today for routine non-recreational use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) – more popularly... The post Drone rules FAA effective appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS...
August 29th
Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, is delighted to announce that the Bell 429 fleets of the Turkish National Police and Turkish General Directorate... The post Bell 429 Turkish National Police and Turkish General Directorate of Forestry...
August 29th
The first A350 XWB for China Airlines (CAL) has rolled out from cabin furnishing & engine installation at the Airbus Toulouse Final Assembly Line. The... The post China Airlines’ first A350 XWB ready to start ground and flight tests appeared first on...
August 26th
ANA may have to scrap more than 300 Dreamliner flights through the end of September as it moves to replace parts inside the engines on... The post Boeing 787 Rolls-Royce engine trouble, ANA to cancel some flights appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS.EU. [ THI...
August 26th
Russian Airlines (PJSC Aeroflot) and JSC Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCAC) has declared of performance of the contract for delivery of thirty Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100). Ceremony... The post Aeroflot takes delivery of 30th Sukhoi Superjet 100 appeared first...
August 25th
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Aug. 25, 2016 – Boeing [NYSE:BA] has delivered one of the world’s most advanced satellite communications systems to Mexico, one that opens... The post Boeing Delivers Advanced Satellite Communications Network to Mexico appeared first ...
August 25th
NEWPORT, Rhode Island – Aug. 25, 2016 – Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) demonstrated  new cross domain approaches for autonomous undersea, surface and air vehicles to... The post Northrop Grumman Demonstrates New Maritime Domain Awareness Capabil...
August 25th
MARIETTA, Georgia, Aug. 25, 2016 – The U.S. Marine Corps accepted delivery of its 50th KC-130J Super Hercules aerial refueler at the Lockheed Martin (NYSE:... The post U.S. Marine Corps Receives 50th KC-130J Super Hercules Aerial Refueler appeared first ...
News from CombatAircraft.com News
August 30th
Enlisted airmen from all career fields may now apply to fly the RQ-4 Global Hawk, the Air Force said Monday in a move that potentially opens the opportunity to pilot the unarmed intelligence-gathering drone to tens of thousands of more airmen. The announc...
August 30th
A provision within the House of Representative’s version of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal 2017 could affect the development of emerging technologies for major defence acquisition programmes, including the Northrop Grumman B-21 bomber.
August 30th
The North American P-51 Mustang was one of the greatest fighters of World War II. Had life worked out differently, the Mustang could also have fought in Vietnam and flown against a Soviet invasion of Western Europe. In fact, it might even have replaced t...
August 30th
Syrian warplanes were dropping bombs just “several hundred meters” away from U.S. Special Forces troops operating alongside Kurdish troops on Aug. 18, a top U.S. general said Tuesday. Army Gen. Joseph Votel, head of U.S. Central Command, spoke publicly ...
August 30th
In a recent interview with Business Insider, Justin Bronk, a research fellow specializing in combat airpower at the Royal United Services Institute, dropped a bombshell about the US's $1 trillion F-35 program: "The F-35 cannot out dogfight a Typhoon (or a...
August 30th
Operation Odyssey Lightning kicked off on Aug. 1, when the U.S. launched a new round of air strikes against Islamic State positions in northern Libya following a request by the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) to support GNA-affiliated forces se...
August 30th
In March 2016, President Barack Obama made an official visit to Argentina where he was feted by the recently elected President Mauricio Macri. The visit was not without controversies, coinciding as it did with the 40th anniversary of the March 24, 1976 mi...
August 29th
Russian pilots will carry out an observation flight this week over the territory of Poland, Sergei Ryzhkov, head of the Russian Defense Ministry's Nuclear Risk Reduction Center, said Monday.
August 29th
India’s Defense Minister visits Washington on Monday and at the top of his wish list is to push the Obama administration to provide New Delhi with lethal drone technology – a request defense analysts believe will be granted.
August 29th
With ongoing tensions in the South China Sea and on the Korean peninsula, Beijing has deemed its third-generation surface-to-air missile combat-ready. In the latest sign of a new arms race between the United States and China, Beijing’s Air Force has annou...