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News from Aviation Week & Space Technology
February 12th
High-speed converter boosts incoming data analysis A new high-speed digital converter increases the amount of analog data that can be digitized for computer analysis. read more
February 12th
U.S. Army seeks a universal interface to operate all UAS types U.S. Army wants to install a universal control interface on UAS so operators can pilot more than one model. read ...
February 12th
Shoreham crash review set to bring increased costs and tougher regulation for future airshows. read more
February 12th
More about “Safety’s Top Ten” feature; the merits of manual flight skills; writing style and substance lauded; calls to expand MRO survey and to extend RD-180 use; weighing in on defense budget podcast. read more
February 12th
CAE has appointed Andrew Rankin vice president-strategy and business development Asia-Pacific, for the Sydney-based company’s defense and security unit. A new advisory board to the sector will be chaired by Air Marshal Geoff Brow...
February 12th
Camera improves surveillance by gauging melanin in skin A prototype camera captures features of an individual’s skin for accurate surveillance or search and rescue. read more
February 12th
Development of improved AMP tank round enters Phase One By incorporating more capabilities in the redesigned AMP tank round, the U.S. Army will reduce the need for tankers to make ...
February 12th
New wings and wide-area displays could boost Hawk’s combat capability. read more
February 11th
CASCADE AEROSPACE completed first Block 7.0 upgrade for ... read more
February 11th
India is working to build its heaviest rocket, capable of ... read more
February 11th
As the U.S. tries to form a strategy to combat China’s strong coastal defenses ... read more
February 11th
Australia will cite a need to increase its maritime force — including its submarine and ... read more
News from FlightGlobal
February 9th
GECAS's regional aircraft group is to lease three new Bombardier Q400s to German carrier Air Berlin.
January 29th
Air India s regional unit has issued a tender to lease ten new ATR 72-600 aircraft for a 12-year period.
January 28th
All Nippon Airways (ANA) has confirmed that it has ordered three Airbus A380s that will be used on its Tokyo-Honolulu route.
January 27th
SriLankan Airlines has retired its Airbus A340-300 fleet after 21 years in service.
January 27th
Korea Express Air s first Embraer ERJ-145 has entered service with the domestic carrier, following its delivery in December.
January 21st
Alaska Air Group expects to place an order for up to 30 large regional jets in the first quarter of 2016, with deliveries expected to begin in 2017.
January 21st
United Airlines is still out shopping for a new 100-seat mainline aircraft, following its order for 40 new Boeing 737-700s today.
January 21st
Bahraini flag carrier Gulf Air has confirmed its future narrowbody fleet plan, adjusting a previous order with Airbus to sign up for an increased fleet of Neo-series A320s and A321s.
January 21st
Gulf Air has converted a long-standing order for 16 Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners to the -9 variant, with the move forming part of a new strategy to support future growth.
January 20th
Thai Airways International will postpone delivery of 14 widebody aircraft originally scheduled to enter the fleet between 2016 and 2018.
January 19th
Delta Air Lines is taking a serious look at the Bombardier CSeries, says chief executive Richard Anderson.
January 19th
Airbus and Boeing saw dramatic declines in their book-to-bill ratios last year as their combined result fell below the industry s long-term average.
News from AviationNews
February 11th
(Reuters) Boeing Co (BA.N) said on Wednesday it would cut jobs at its commercial airplane unit, addressing intense pressure to reduce costs and compete with... The post Boeing says to cut commercial airplane jobs to reduce costs appeared first on AVIATIO...
February 11th
The Lockheed Martin T-50A: Lowest risk, on time choice for U.S. Air Force pilot training requirements ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 11, 2016 – Lockheed Martin (NYSE:... The post Lockheed Martin Unveils Advanced Pilot Training Solution appeared first on AVIATIONNE...
February 11th
ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 11, 2016 – F-35 Lightning II aircraft operating at 12 different locations worldwide surpassed the 50,000 flight hour mark this month. The... The post F-35 LIGHTNING II WORLD-WIDE FLEET EXCEEDS 50,000 FLYING HOURS appeared first on AV...
February 10th
Airbus Helicopters has partnered with Thales and Helisim to develop and deploy the full flight simulator (FFS) for the H160. In line with the “born... The post Airbus Helicopters selects Thales and Helisim for its H160 full flight simulator deployment ap...
February 10th
The three new Q400 aircraft are from GECAS’ order book of five announced in December 2014 Bombardier Commercial Aircraft today congratulated Air Berlin PLC of... The post GE Capital Aviation Services Leases Three New Bombardier Q400 Aircraft to Air Berli...
February 10th
Delivery of the first of six AW169 helicopters ordered by leading EMS-service operator Specialist Aviation Services Over 150 AW169 helicopters ordered by almost 60 customers... The post First AgustaWestland AW169 for the UK market lands at its base appea...
February 10th
Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) has delivered a Mi-171E helicopter with a superior comfort cabin to the government of the Republic of Uganda.... The post The VIP version of the Mi-171E helicopter delivered to Uganda appeared first ...
February 10th
Real progress to reduce aviation CO2 emissions “Boeing commends the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection (CAEP) for reaching agreement on... The post Boeing Supports ICAO Aircraft CO2 Emiss...
February 10th
Largest member of A350 XWB Family becomes reality 10 February 2016 Airbus has started final assembly of the first A350-1000 on schedule at the A350... The post Airbus starts A350-1000 final assembly appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS.EU. [ THIS IS A SUMMARY...
February 9th
The Russian Defense Ministry expects to receive five Antonov An-148 passenger jets in 2016 without production delays, Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov said Tuesday. VORONEZH... The post Russian Military to Receive Five An-148 Passenger Planes in 2016...
February 9th
Largest of Airbus’ best-selling single aisle with new engine option starts flight tests 9 February 2016 The first A321neo equipped with CFM International LEAP-1A engines... The post A321neo takes to the sky for the first time appeared first on AVIATIONNE...
February 9th
The three new Q400 aircraft are from GECAS’ order book of five announced in December 2014 Bombardier Commercial Aircraft today congratulated Air Berlin PLC of... The post GE Capital Aviation Services Leases Three New Bombardier Q400 Aircraft to Air Berli...
News from CombatAircraft.com News
February 10th
Last month’s release of the 2016 Marine Corps Aviation Plan highlighted the service’s struggles to keep its planes flying and its pilots trained. Lt. Gen. Jon Davis, the deputy commandant for aviation, stated in the report’s introduction that the Corps ha...
February 10th
The remarkable performance of Russia’s advanced, super-maneuverable Su-35S multirole fighters in Syria has gained the attention of military buyers throughout the world, according to journalist, military expert and Director of the Center for Analysis of Wo...
February 10th
Russia and India have resumed talks on the joint Sukhoi/HAL Fifth-Generation Fighter Aircraft (FGFA) project after nearly a year of stagnation, The Times of India reports. "We have got the clearance to restart the talks. Accordingly, a Russian team is her...
February 10th
Belarus has signed a preliminary deal with Russian state-owned aircraft maker Irkut to purchase new Sukhoi Su-30SM fighter jets for the country’s Air Force, reports local pro-government daily Sovetskaya Belorussiya — Belarus Segodnya. The new aircraft wil...
February 10th
An impressive airshow put up by PAF at the old Doha International Airport yesterday was witnessed by HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani and Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. A JF-17 Thunder, a m...
February 10th
Russia’s air power assets operating in Syria are about to be given a significant boost. The most modern fighter aircraft in service today with the Russian Aerospace Forces will deploy to Kheimim aerodrome near Latakia, Syria. The Russian contingent in Syr...
February 10th
Sri Lanka has reportedly shown interest in purchasing Light combat aircraft (LCA) Tejas from India. Light combat aircraft (LCA) Tejas is the multi-role light fighter that is in development with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), and recently showcased i...
February 10th
Pressure is growing on the U.S. military to do more to help Afghan forces repel the threat posed by Taliban militants, and commanders in Washington and Kabul agree that enhanced air power may be where it can make the most difference. With fewer American s...
February 10th
As it reconsiders its unmanned aviation strategy, the Navy has decided to cease funding the X-47B bat-winged drone that made aviation history in recent years. The first-ever autonomous unmanned aircraft to be launched from and recovered on a carrier deck...
February 10th
Air Force pilots of the 1980s-era stealthy B-2 Spirit bomber plan to upgrade and fly the aircraft on attack missions against enemy air defenses well into the 2050s, service officials said. “It is a dream to fly. It is so smooth,” Maj. Kent Mickelson, di...