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News from Aviation Week & Space Technology
September 25th
After a summer of scuffles with China along the Tibetan border, India is considering developing a satellite to improve border surveillance. read more
September 25th
AVIATION WEEK NETWORK forecasts that over the next ten years, demand for maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services generated by Western-designed military transport helicopters will total $130 billion. read more
September 25th
GENERAL DYNAMICS ELECTRIC BOAT has $5.1b U.S. Navy contract for next phase of Columbia-class ballistic missile submarine development. Construction to begin fiscal 2021. U.S. ARMY and LOCKHEED MARTIN conducted successful intercept test of a ballistic miss...
September 25th
To list an event, send information in calendar format to Donna Thomas at donna.thomas@aviationweek.com. For a complete list of Aviation Week Network’s upcoming events, and to register, visit www.aviationweek.com/events read more
September 25th
Sikorsky is targeting European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and Transport Canada certification of its Gross Weight Expansion for the S-92 twin-engine heavy helicopter by the end of 2017. read more
September 25th
Chinese police forces signed agreements with Chongqing General Aviation Industry Group involving 15 Enstrom 408B turbine helicopters for law enforcement. read more
September 25th
West Star Aviation East Alton has received authorized service center status for all Embraer Legacy aircraft. read more
September 25th
The National Business Aviation Association announced the 2018 dates for its regional forums. read more
September 25th
Oct. 3-5—MRO Europe, ExCel London, London, U.K. For more information go to www.aviationweek.com/events read more
September 25th
On Sept. 14, AVICopter’s Flight Training and Technology Experience Center was officially established. read more
September 25th
Jim Ziegler has been named vice chairman of Greenwich AeroGroup. Ralph Kunz will assume the newly created position of chief operating officer. read more
September 25th
Universal Avionics has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) supplemental type certification for its UniLink UL-801 aeronautical telecommunications network Baseline 1 upgrade. read more
News from FlightGlobal
September 24th
Level, IAG s new long-haul low-cost airline, will expand its fleet to up to 30 aircraft within five years as it plots long-haul expansion beyond its initial Barcelona-based operation.
September 21st
Boeing forecasts Southeast Asia's demand for passenger aircraft to reach 4,210 units over the next 20 years, with a value of $650 billion.
September 21st
Boeing has announced that Turkish Airlines intends to order 40 787-9s.
September 20th
Japan Airlines has been identified as the customer for four Boeing 787-8s that were previously attributed to an unidentified customer.
September 20th
Qantas s first Boeing 787-9 has emerged from the manufacturer s paint shop, resplendent in the carrier s new Silveroo livery.
September 19th
Airbus remains optimistic about selling A380s in China over the next five to seven years on the back of growing passenger demand.
September 19th
Chinese airlines will need 8,575 aircraft over the next 20 years, predicts Comac in a new market forecast released on 19 September.
September 19th
Since the Airbus A380 made its world debut with Singapore Airlines a decade ago, the double-decker has gone on to establish itself as the flagship of the fleet at every one of its 13 operators. Airbus has delivered some 215 aircraft and is rightly proud o...
September 19th
Comac has secured new commitments for 130 C919 aircraft from Chinese lessors.
September 18th
Thai Airways International has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-9.
September 18th
United Airlines final Boeing 747-400 will fly into the sunset on 7 November, operating a special final flight between San Francisco and Honolulu.
September 15th
The decision by Cathay Pacific to switch A350-1000 orders to the smaller -900 after a similar move by United Airlines earlier this month has caused further contraction in the orderbook for the largest version of the Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-powered twinjet.
News from AviationNews
September 22nd
NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Turkish Airlines today announced the airline’s intention to order 40 787-9 Dreamliners. The order will... The post Turkish Airlines announces intent to order 40 787-9 Dreamliners a...
September 22nd
Hong Kong Government Flying Service rescued 70 people during the recent tropical storms that struck Hong Kong and Macau, employing its Super Puma and Dauphin... The post Hong Kong Government Flying Service rescues 70 amid typhoons appeared first on AVIAT...
September 21st
(Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) civil aviation regulator is investigating why an Emirates Airbus A380 superjumbo flew dangerously low when approaching Moscow’s Domodedovo... The post UAE investigating Emirates A380 dangerously low flyin...
September 21st
New airplanes to boost capacity on domestic routes SEATTLE, Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Japan Airlines (JAL) announced an order today for... The post Japan Airlines Announce Order for Four Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners appeared f...
September 20th
Toulouse, 20/09/2017 – The EchoStar 105/SES-11 spacecraft, built by Airbus Defence and Space for EchoStar, has been shipped from the Airbus facilities in Toulouse, France,... The post Airbus ships EchoStar 105/SES-11 telecom satellite to launch base Cape...
September 20th
Russia will meet all its obligations to deliver a dozen Su-30K fighters to Angola by early 2018. BARANOVICHI (Belarus) (Sputnik) — Russia will fulfill the... The post Russia’s Irkutsk Aviation Plant to Deliver 12 Su-30K Fighters to Angola by Early ...
September 20th
First wide-body centre outside Europe, first European and Chinese made A330 delivered Airbus has inaugurated its A330 Completion and Delivery Centre (C&DC) in Tianjin, China,... The post Airbus inaugurates its A330 Completion & Delivery Centre i...
September 19th
Today Lockheed Martin debuted a new family of satellite buses that form the core of nearly every space mission. From nanosats to high-powered satellites, the... The post Lockheed Martin Introduces New Satellite Lineup appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS.EU. ...
September 19th
Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently completed its 300th Electro-Optical Targeting System (EOTS) for the F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter. EOTS is an imaging sensor which... The post Lockheed Martin Completes 300th Electro-Optical Targeting System for F...
September 19th
Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Legion Pod® has been selected as the Infrared Search and Track (IRST) system for the U.S. Air Force’s F-15C fleet. Lockheed Martin will... The post Lockheed Martin’s Legion Pod for F-15C IRST appeared first...
September 19th
The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Canada of ten (10) F/A-18E Super Hornet aircraft,... The post Canada – F/A-18E/F Super Hornet Aircraft with Support appeared first on AVIATIONNE...
September 18th
Ryanair Holdings Plc scrapped 82 flights on Sunday, the start of a six-week program of cancellations it’s making as it seeks to reduce a backlog of... The post Ryanair Cancels 82 Flights After It ‘Messed Up’ Crew’s Time Off appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS...
News from CombatAircraft.com News
September 23rd
U.S. Air Force B-1B bombers and F-15 jets, flying in international waters, carried out a show of force Saturday off the coast of North Korea aimed at countering what the Pentagon called Pyongyang's "reckless behavior." The Pentagon said the operation was...
September 22nd
US Air Forces Central Command, Southwest Asia Commander Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian stated that in the recent months the US-led coalition against the Daesh has shot down unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in Syria and one Syrian combat aircraft 'all in defense...
September 22nd
The 100,000-ton USS Ronald Reagan convened with one Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) helicopter carrier and two destroyers off the Korean Peninsula to conduct military exercises, the Japanese military said Friday.
September 22nd
In Ottawa, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faces a dilemma. He postponed selection of a permanent replacement for a fleet of ageing Boeing CF-18s last year, partly over concerns about the cost of buying 65 Lockheed Martin F-35As. Then, Boeing broug...
September 22nd
The Trump administration’s counterterrorism operations may start to include more and more drone strikes and commando raids on "foot-soldier jihadists," according to a new report. Former President Barack Obama required overseas Predator MQ-1 and Reaper MQ-...
September 22nd
The US Air Force’s Boeing KC-46 tanker is facing three outstanding issues as it moves through testing, including a boom scraping problem that could pose serious risk to the tanker’s aircrew.
September 21st
The US secretary of defence, retired Lieutenant General James Mattis, has a two-point agenda for his trip starting September 25: get New Delhi to commit to purchasing the Lockheed Martin F-16 Block 70 combat aircraft along with its assembly line under the...
September 21st
Canada's plans to buy the Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet may be off the table, but details of the originally requested configuration show a Raytheon-made targeting pod's grip on the Boeing fighter is under pressure from a Lockheed Martin alternative that w...
September 21st
The US Air Force has selected Lockheed Martin’s Infrared Search and Track (IRST) system for its Boeing F-15C, but a potential freeze on Pentagon dollars could delay delivery.
September 21st
The moment a Syrian Su-22 “Fitter” combat jet was shot down by US Navy F/A-18 Super Hornets has been revealed with the release of gun camera footage. It was the first time a fighter had been shot down by US combat jets since May 4, 1999, when a Serbian Mi...