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News from Aviation Week & Space Technology
November 27th
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November 27th
Garmin International celebrated delivery of its one millionth certified avionics product from its manufacturing facility in Olathe, Kansas, the company said. read more
November 27th
James Brown Jr., former Hartzell Propeller Chairman, has died. Brown served as a board member of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association from 1998-2008. read more
November 27th
Jet Aviation, along with its partner, Al Mulia Business Group, celebrated the opening of its new 600-sq.-meter fixed base operation at the shared terminal at Dubai South during the 2017 Dubai Airshow, the company reports. read more
November 27th
Brendan Lodge has joined Jet Support Services as aircraft acquisitions specialist and will be based at JSSI’s Farnborough read more
November 27th
Companies have wrapped up their third-quarter earning reports, which showed business jet revenue down 4% in the quarter read more
November 27th
Robert Jubb has been appointed Air Partner’s freight trading manager based at its UK headquarters in Gatwick. read more
November 27th
328 SUPPORT SERVICES GmbH (Type Certificate Previously Held by AvCraft Aerospace GmbH; Fairchild Dornier GmbH; Dornier Luftfahrt GmbH) Airplanes [Docket No. FAA-2016-9568; Product Identifier 2016-NM-150-AD; Amendment 39-19077; AD 2017-21-06]. read more
November 27th
Scott Kruce has joined Duncan’s Lincoln, Nebraska-based avionics install sales team. read more
November 27th
Lancair’s first customer for its four-seat composite Mako took advantage of the company’s new Builder Assistance Center at the company’s headquarters in Uvalde, Texas. read more
November 27th
BOMBARDIER, Inc., Airplanes [Docket No. FAA-2017-0338; Product Identifier 2016-NM-153-AD; Amendment 39-19103; AD 2017-23-09] The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Bombardier, Inc., Model CL-600-2A12 (CL-601 Variant) and CL-600...
November 27th
Sky380 has launched a business-to-business private jet charter seat sales tool that allows Part 135 charter operators read more
News from FlightGlobal
November 22nd
Chinese carrier Okay Airways has finalised an order for five Boeing 787-9s.
November 21st
Airbus is pitching its single-aisle and widebody products to Aerolineas Argentinas, in hopes that it can usurp the incumbent Boeing 737 at the airline.
November 21st
The airliner fleet in Latin America and the Caribbean will more than double over the next 20 years despite obstacles such as inadequate infrastructure and income inequality.
November 20th
SuperJet International (SJI) expects the Latin American region to require around 700 airliners in the Sukhoi Superjet 100's category, and is confident that upgrades and sales initiatives in the pipeline will ensure it can capture a proportion of that mark...
November 19th
Avolon has finalised an order for 75 Boeing 737 Max aircraft.
November 19th
As Latin American airlines meet at this year's ALTA Airline Leaders forum, Flight Ascend Consultancy s head of market analysis Chris Seymour outlines findings from FlightGlobal s latest long-term airliner demand forecast for the region
November 18th
Copa Airlines and Gol see different missions for the Boeing 737 Max 9 and 10, suggesting the larger variant may not cannibalise orders for its smaller sibling as much as some have speculated.
November 17th
Richard Evans, senior consultant at Flight Ascend Consultancy, considers the possible successors to the Airbus s ubiquitous twinjet
November 17th
Indian carrier IndiGo has received its first turboprop, an ATR 72-600.
November 16th
A glut of tentative aircraft order commitment announcements on the final day pushed business unveiled during the Dubai air show to a new high, though just 15% of the roughly 800 aircraft covered by announcements are for firm deals.
November 15th
Get an overview of airline capacity across the different regions, illustrating the fastest-growing regional markets as of November 2017, so you can plan your next strategic move.
November 15th
CDB Aviation Lease Finance has confirmed an order for 90 Airbus A320neo y aircraft during the 2017 Dubai Airshow.
News from AviationNews
November 23rd
BEIJING (Reuters) – Boeing and Okay Airways, China’s first privately owned airline, have finalised an order for five 787-9 Dreamliners for $1.4 billion, Boeing said... The post Chinese Airliner Okay Airways orders five Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners for ...
November 22nd
Jacksonville, FL, November 22th, 2017 – The new Embraer KC-390 multi-mission military transport and tanker jet will start a series of flight trials in the... The post Embraer KC-390 arrives in the United States for a series of flight tests appeared...
November 22nd
Seoul, Airbus Helicopters has been awarded a contract from South Korea’s National 119 Rescue Headquarters for the purchase of two additional H225 helicopters. The National 119... The post South Korea’s National 119 Rescue Headquarters orders ...
November 21st
Aircraft on target to first customer delivery by year end Following an intensive flight test campaign performed in less than a year, the A350-1000 has... The post Airbus A350-1000 receives EASA and FAA Type Certification appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS.EU...
November 20th
(Reuters) – A preliminary deal to sell 36 A380s to Emirates blew up in an Airbus hospitality chalet moments before the Gulf carrier was expected... The post Airbus faces tricky hurdles over stalled A380 Emirates deal appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS....
November 20th
Agreement includes firm orders for 55 MAX 8s, 20 MAX 10s and options for 20 MAX 8s Dublin-based lessor joins growing customer base of the... The post Boeing, Avolon Finalize Deal for 75 737 MAX Airplanes appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS.EU. [ THIS IS A SU...
November 20th
14 aircraft currently in service to receive airline’s new cabin products Airbus has been selected by Singapore Airlines (SIA) to provide cabin retrofit services for... The post Singapore Airlines selects Airbus for A380 retrofit programme appeared first ...
November 20th
First of 16 AW101 helicopters delivered to the Norwegian Ministry of Justice & Public Security for its All-Weather Search and Rescue Helicopter programme The AW101s... The post LEONARDO STARTS DELIVERY OF 16 AW101 NORWEGIAN ALL-WEATHER SAR HELICOPTER...
November 17th
Impressive numbers announced at the biennial aerospace industry event The Airbus product line of commercial jetliners, military airlifters and helicopters reached new heights at this... The post Dubai Airshow 2017, Airbus ‘makes it fly’ with 510 aircraft...
November 17th
IndiGo, India’s largest airline by market share, today took delivery of its very first ATR 72-600. The airline and ATR announced earlier this year an... The post IndiGo takes delivery of its first ATR 72-600 appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS.EU. [ THIS IS ...
November 17th
Fleet Readiness Center East achieved another milestone for its support of the F-35 Lightning II program. The depot received its first U. S. Navy F-35C... The post FRC East marks another F-35 milestone appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS.EU. [ THIS IS A SUMMA...
November 16th
Agreement includes purchase rights for five additional airplanes DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 16, 2017 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Kazakhstan-based SCAT Airlines announced an... The post SCAT Airlines Orders Six Boeing 737 MAX 8s appeared first on AVIAT...
News from CombatAircraft.com News
November 21st
The US Air Force does not believe recapitalising the Northrop Grumman E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS) fleet will give the service the capability it needs for contested environments, the head of Air Combat Command says.
November 21st
Two United Technologies competitors – Rolls-Royce and Honeywell – teamed up in 2015 to design and build the 1MW-class hybrid-electric propulsion system for the Aurora Flight Sciences’ XV-24A Lightning Strike, a pioneering unmanned air system funded by the...
November 21st
In a sign that testing activity has resumed since an incident six weeks ago, Embraer’s KC-390 arrived at the company’s US base in Jacksonville, Florida on 20 November to begin a series of flight tests before certification.
November 21st
The US Air Force has released a request for proposals for a contract to beef up the structures on on a subset of the Lockheed Martin F-16 fleet to keep the single-engined fighter in service for at least 30 more years.
November 21st
The chair of the US Senate Appropriations committee has approved the chamber’s version of the fiscal year 2018 defence spending bill this week, a move that pushes the legislation closer to final passage.
November 20th
U.S. and Afghan warplanes bombed 10 Taliban-controlled opium production facilities in Helmand province Sunday in the first major use of new White House-approved authorities to target the insurgents’ revenue stream, the top U.S. general in Afghanistan said...
November 20th
Tupolev on 16 November rolled out the first new-build Tu-160 strategic bomber from the Kazan Aviation plant, with first flight of the supersonic aircraft scheduled for February 2018. The Tu-160 was last produced in 2007 and the latest example is a key tes...
November 20th
Leonardo Helicopters has delivered the first of an eventual 16 search and rescue-configured AW101s to Norway. Acquired under the Norwegian all-weather search and rescue helicopter (NAWSARH) programme, the AW101 departed Leonardo's Yeovil, UK, manufacturin...
November 20th
Beyond the politics of last week's Congress-BJP squabble over the deal to purchase Rafale fighters for the IAF lies the grim reality of an emaciated force that is well short of the strength required to face up to a two-front threat.
November 20th
Purchasing used F-18 Hornets cannot close Canada’s fighter capability gap. It’s simply more of the same problem. Replacing an old aircraft with more old aircraft is not the answer. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau initially took the right steps to protect ou...