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News from Aviation Week & Space Technology
January 20th
CFM readies Leap MRO capability ahead of expected demand and unpredictable events While building up facilities to service its Leap engines, CFM reaffirms commitment to aftermarket ...
January 19th
Funeral services for Eugene Cernan, commander of NASA’s Apollo 17 mission and the last human to journey to the lunar surface, is planned for Jan. 24. read more
January 19th
View the Defense Market Intelligence Notes in PDF format. North America read more
January 19th
NORTHROP GRUMMAN has $140m U.S. Army contract for Battle Field Airborne Communication Node payload, operations and support through Jan. 23, 2018. read more
January 19th
View the Airline Snapshot: Copa Airlines chart in PDF format. read more
January 19th
Leonardo draws on commercial technology to reduce cost of military attack helo development Replacement for Mangusta to use dynamics and avionics from AW149. read more
January 19th
Advances in additive manufacturing may change the spare parts business New uses for additive manufacturing, sometimes in combination with more traditional methods, could be a game-...
January 19th
New concepts, new challenges, new content at the not-so-old and familiar schoolhouse Take some time to put together a plan that offers the opportunity for you and your flight team ...
January 19th
In this week’s roundup: U.S. Marines with F-35Bs arrive in Japan, Israeli air force receives Arrow-3 missile defense, Airbus delivers H225M Caracal helicopters to Thailand, British navy awards radar contract and CAE scores training services contracts re...
January 19th
Unmanned helicopters, advanced radars are the keys to Leonardo’s new UK-focused business Leonardo’s UK enterprise claims the second largest aerospace and defense company behind BAE...
January 19th
Design reviews pave way for X-plane definition as NASA targets smarter acquisition plans NASA vows to become a “smart buyer” to offset budget threat to X-plane plans as it plans la...
January 19th
Lubricants, oils and greases evolve to keep up with engines Fluids and lubricants are designed for an engine’s life cycle so evolution with technology development can be slow. re...
News from FlightGlobal
January 18th
United Airlines continues to evaluate its fleet needs and orderbook, following decisions to defer 61 Boeing 737 deliveries and park its Boeing 747 fleet.
January 18th
Avianca majority shareholder Synergy Aerospace's new Argentinian airline subsidiary has received its first ATR 72-600.
January 17th
Flight Ascend Consultancy, FlightGlobal s consultancy arm, has once again been crowned appraiser of the year at the Aviation 100 Awards. This is the sixth time in seven years that Flight Ascend Consultancy has been honored with this award.
January 13th
Indian low-cost carrier SpiceJet has placed a firm order for 100 Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft, and revealed itself as the airline behind 13 Max 8's previously attributed to an unidentified customer.
January 12th
The 2016 Flight Fleet Forecast predicts the delivery of 42,800 new commercial passenger and freighter aircraft over the next 20 years. This drives a market for 86,500 installed engine deliveries, with the fleet in service growing from just over 60,000 eng...
January 11th
United Airlines is speeding up the retirement of its Boeing 747 fleet, moving the timeline forward by nearly a year to the fourth quarter.
January 11th
Between them, the big-two aircraft manufacturers achieved a slight rise in overall output last year, to 1,436 aircraft, but their combined net orders declined by almost a quarter.
January 10th
Aviation Capital Group has ordered 35 Airbus A320 family aircraft, bringing its total firm commitments for the type to 158.
January 6th
KLM has confirmed that it is scheduled to receive its first Airbus A350 in 2020.
January 4th
January 4, 2017 - FlightStats, Inc., the leader in global flight information services, part of FlightGlobal, has released the winners for the 8th Annual Airline On-Time Performance Service Awards.
January 4th
An initial budget of $71 million was approved on 26 December for the acquisition of an Israeli air force one governmental VIP transport.
December 30th
As 2016 draws to a close, Airbus and Boeing are on course to match their combined annual airliner output from the previous year, but to end significantly below their 2015 orders tally.
News from AviationNews
January 18th
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan (Jan 18, 2017) – F-35B Lightning II aircraft, belonging to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121, Marine Aircraft Group 12,... The post US Marine Corps F-35B arrives in Japan appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS.EU. ...
January 18th
Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, has won an international tender and signed a contract with Balochistan provincial government to supply a Mi-171 helicopter. ... The post Russian Helicopters to supply its first civilian rotorcraft to...
January 18th
NH Industries is proud to announce the achievement of 3.000 Flying hours in Afghanistan by the Italian Army. In January the UH-90 helicopters of Italian... The post ITALIAN ARMY UH-90 HELICOPTERS ACHIEVES 3.000 FLYING HOURS IN AFGHANISTAN appeared first ...
January 18th
Toulouse, January 18, 2017 – Avian Líneas Aéreas, the new subsidiary of the South American company Synergy Aerospace, has taken delivery of the first new-generation... The post ATR introduces the first ATR 72-600 in Argentina appeared first on AVIATIONNE...
January 18th
Two top international pilots, Cristian Bolton of Chile and Mikael “Mika” Brageot of France, will join the exclusive lineup contending for the Red Bull Air... The post Standout pilots from Chile and France join 2017 Red Bull Air Race World Championship ap...
January 17th
(Reuters) The deep-sea search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 ended on Tuesday without any trace being found of the plane that vanished in 2014... The post Search for missing Malaysian flight ends without a trace appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS...
January 17th
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft Asset Management announced today the successful remarketing of 13 previously owned CRJ900 aircraft to Regional One. Two of the aircraft were owned... The post Bombardier Remarkets 13 CRJ900 Aircraft to Regional One appeared...
January 17th
Kathmandu, Nepal (January 17, 2017) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today the delivery of the first Bell 407GXP to Nepal... The post Bell Helicopter and Simrik Air Celebrate First Bell 407GXP Delivery in Nepal appeared fi...
January 17th
Designed for mission effectiveness, the advanced digital HUD eliminates high-maintenance parts and obsolescence issues. BAE Systems has been selected by Lockheed Martin to modernize the... The post Digital Light Engine technology to illuminate F-22 Head-...
January 16th
A Turkish cargo jet smashed into a village in Kyrgyzstan on Monday as it tried to land at a nearby airport in dense fog, killing... The post Turkish Cargo Jet crashes into village Kyrgyzstan, 37 dead appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS.EU. [ THIS IS A SUMMAR...
January 16th
Former U.S. astronaut Eugene Cernan, who became the last astronaut to walk on the moon in an experience that he said made him one with... The post Astronaut and last Moonwalker Gene Cernan dies appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS.EU. [ THIS IS A SUMMARY, REA...
January 16th
Embraer has signed a contract with Widerøe, the largest regional airline in Scandinavia, for up to 15 E2 family jets. The contract consists of three... The post Wideroe Scandinavia orders up to 15 Embrear E2 Family jets appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS.EU....
News from CombatAircraft.com News
January 18th
IS was targeted in the suburbs of the town of al-Bab, Aleppo province, where Turkey suffered heavy casualties last month battling the group on the ground. Turkey's military was quoted by Reuters as saying Russia had carried out air strikes "in co-ordinati...
January 18th
Four aircraft were flown to the Taichung production facility of Aerospace Industry Development Corporation (AIDC), according to local media reports quoting the Taiwanese air force. The upgrade work, which was due to have started in 2016, will see the enti...
January 18th
As Israel continues to receive deliveries of the US-built transport, the air force's flight test centre has been performing operational tests of new countermeasures equipment based on highly-accurate decoy flares. This work has been conducted as part of a...
January 18th
US Marine Corps F-35B fighters made their inaugural trip to Air Station Iwakuni, Japan on 18 January, where the Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 will operate the Lockheed Martin stealth fighter on its first operational deployment overseas.
January 18th
As Textron Aviation eyes the US Air Force’s lucrative T-X trainer competition, its dual light-attack fighter and trainer Scorpion aircraft could remain in the running for a low-end fighter role in the USAF.
January 18th
The United States Navy is pressing ahead with plans to replace the original model Boeing F/A-18A/B/C/D Hornets with the Lockheed Martin F-35C Joint Strike Fighter. Four F-35Cs are scheduled to arrive at Naval Air Station Lemoore on Jan. 25 as part of a ne...
January 18th
The US Naval Air Systems Command plans to award the maker of the AE1107C turboshaft engines a contract to complete two studies that would validate the company’s ideas for making the propulsion system safer to operate.
January 17th
The Russian Navy has launched anti-submarine Il-38 jets drills that involve flying for a long period of time and in adverse conditions, a spokesman for the Eastern Military District’s Pacific Fleet said Tuesday.
January 17th
Russia is preparing to withdraw an additional flight of Su-24 Fencer attack aircraft and personnel of a special-purpose medical team from the Hmeymim airbase in Syria after a successful conclusion of their duty, Col. Gen. Andrei Kartapolov, commander of t...
January 17th
In what may be a response to a recent show of force by the transit of the Chinese aircraft carrier through the Strait of Taiwan, Taipei initiated defense preparation exercises over the weekend while vowing to "enhance training 365 days a year."