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News from Aviation Week & Space Technology
October 3rd
View the Attack Helicopter MRO Demand by OEM 2016-2025 chart in PDF format.
October 3rd
Stratview Research believes the global aerospace and defense C-Class parts market over the next five years will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 4.4% and be worth $12.1 billion by 2021. Hardware parts are expected to remain dominant, according to ...
October 3rd
RAYTHEON has U.S. Missile Defense Agency contract to develop a transition to production process to incorporate Gallium Nitride (GaN) components into AN/TPY-2 radars. LOCKHEED MARTIN was selected as preferred Combat System Integrator for Australia’s...
October 3rd
BOSTON—Gogo is overhauling its ground-based connectivity system over the U.S. and Canada to bring inflight speeds in line with its satellite-based offering. The latest upgrade is in development, expected to enter commercial service in 2018, Gogo Ch...
October 3rd
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 (Bold type indicates new calen...
October 3rd
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 (Bold type indicates new calen...
October 3rd
View the SpeedNews Aircraft & Engines Marketplace chart in PDF format.
October 3rd
Bureau of Transportation Statistics View the U.S. Airlines Systemwide Seasonally-Adjusted Passenger Enplanements chart in PDF format.
October 3rd
Zetta Jet, a charter operator based in Singapore, has added a Bombardier Global 6000 jet to its fleet. read more
October 3rd
JetCharters, based in Knoxville, Tennessee, has launched a free app to provide access to the ... read more
October 3rd
Constant Aviation Rotable Exchange (CARE), based in Cleveland, has launched a Beechjet Engine program for Beechjet 5 and ... read more
October 3rd
Bombardier WAVE (Wireless Access Virtually Everywhere) Ka-Band high-speed internet is now available for Global business aircraft at all ... read more
News from FlightGlobal
September 29th
Mexican low-cost carrier Interjet has taken delivery of its first Airbus A321, that will allow it to optimise its Mexico City slots.
September 27th
Cathay Pacific will retire its last Boeing 747 passenger aircraft next month, a key milestone as the venerable type becomes increasingly less common in Asian skies.
September 26th
Indian low-cost carrier IndiGo has converted 20 of its Airbus A320neos on order to the larger A321neo.
September 26th
Southwest Airlines sees its new reservations system as being key to driving interline and codeshare traffic with potential overseas partners.
September 20th
Air France will put its first Boeing 787 into service at the beginning of next year.
September 15th
Hong Kong Airlines has placed a firm order for nine Airbus A330-300 aircraft.
September 14th
American Airlines has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-9, its latest next generation widebody aircraft.
September 14th
There is little doubt about the potential for growth in the Asian market and China in particular. Air travel has grown sharply in China, amid relatively strong economic growth. This has seen strong growth among Chinese carriers and airports, and an increa...
September 14th
Singapore Airlines will not extend the lease on its first Airbus A380 after its expiry in October 2017.
September 13th
Chris Seymour, head of market analysis at Flight Ascend Consultancy, examines cargo s mixed fortunes as yields fall, and looks ahead in a 20-year aircraft delivery forecast
September 13th
US regional carriers continue to struggle to attract enough pilots to fill their ranks, despite many of them implementing programmes aimed at attracting entry-level recruits, industry executives say.
September 6th
AirAsia has taken two Airbus A330-300s on a wet-lease basis from Indonesia AirAsia X (IAAX).
News from AviationNews
September 30th
SAN DIEGO – Sept. 30, 2016 –Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is set to build 10 additional MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopters for the U.... The post Northrop Grumman to Build Additional MQ-8C Fire Scouts to meet US Navy’s need for Persistent I...
September 30th
  With more than ten years’ experience of flying the Panther, the Mexican Navy is the launch customer for the upgraded AS565 MBe variant. More... The post Airbus Helicopters delivers first AS565 MBe Panther to the Mexican Navy appeared first on AVIA...
September 30th
China Airlines (CAL) has taken delivery of its first A350-900, becoming the ninth airline to operate the world’s newest and most efficient twin engine widebody... The post China Airlines becomes new operator of the A350 XWB appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS...
September 30th
With today´s final touchdown of the Airbus Defence and Space built Rosetta probe on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, one of the most spectacular space missions has finally... The post Rosetta Comet Probe’s Grand Finale appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS.EU. ...
September 29th
Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE:LMT) today announced that North Slope Borough (NSB), Alaska,  received its first S-92® helicopter dedicated to search and rescue. Acceptance... The post First Sikorsky S-92 helicopter for Alaska appeared first on...
September 29th
Singapore GKN Aerospace’s business unit Fokker and ACLAS Global Ltd have entered into an exchange, repair and maintenance agreement covering ATR leading edges. This agreement... The post GKN Aerospace, Fokker and ACLAS sign MRO appeared first on AVIATION...
September 29th
Japan’s problem-plagued new passenger jet on Thursday completed a flight to the United States for testing, its maker said, after aborting two earlier attempts. The... The post Japanese Mitsubishi Regional Jet MRJ first flight to USA appeared first ...
September 29th
Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced its show plans for the 2016 Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Annual Meeting &... The post Bell shows tiltrotor innovations in Washington D.C. appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS.EU...
September 28th
NEWPORT, R.I., Sept. 28, 2016 – In a testament to the versatility and adaptability that its unmanned systems bring to complex missions, Lockheed Martin (NYSE:... The post From Under the Sea to Up in the Air: Lockheed Martin Conducts First Underwater Unma...
September 28th
ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 28, 2016 – Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a direct commercial sale contract for the integration of Sniper® Advanced Targeting Pods... The post Lockheed Martin’s Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod Continues Platform Expansion wit...
September 28th
With the Global 6000 aircraft’s exceptional long-range performance, today’s announcement confirms Zetta Jet as a leading private jet operator in Asia Aircraft features Bombardier’s new... The post Zetta Jet Grows its Fleet with Addition of Bombardier Glo...
September 28th
RwandAir, the national flag carrier of the Republic of Rwanda, has taken delivery of its first of two Airbus long-haul widebody A330 aircraft. In doing... The post RwandAir takes delivery of its first A330 aircraft appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS.EU. [ T...
News from CombatAircraft.com News
September 29th
Tensions have escalated between China and Japan over a territorial dispute in the East China Sea, where both nations claim ownership over a string of islands called the Senkakus. But Japan is also in talks with the Pentagon to join military patrols in the...
September 29th
The deal paves the way for the three Middle Eastern countries to receive F-15E Strike Eagles, F/A-18 Super Hornets, and F-16 fighters. Kuwait and Qatar requested the sale of the fighters two years ago, and while the US Congress approved of the deal, the W...
September 29th
Russia began its military operation in Syria a year ago, on September 30, 2015, following a request of assistance from Syrian President Bashar Assad.
September 29th
Kenya is to acquire five remanufactured Bell Helicopter Huey II rotorcraft in a deal worth $52.2 million. Awarded on 26 September, the contract also includes spare parts, training and programme management.
September 29th
A definition study phase for the future European medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE) unmanned air vehicle development has begun, paving the way for an operational sovereign system to enter use by 2025.
September 28th
The third series production Light Combat Aircraft, Tejas-SP3, on Wednesday took to the skies for the first time in a successful 15-minute sortie. Sources in HAL told TOI that the first profiling of the aircraft was satisfactory and that most parameters t...
September 28th
The US Marine Corps tested its own expeditionary UAV in July, when General Atomics equipped an MQ-9 Reaper with a network-centric communications pod (NCCP) to enable communications between the UAS and Marine ground forces.
September 28th
IAI and its Brazilian partner Avionics Services are gearing up for the competition, and have completed definition work for the so-called Category 4 UAV. After long delays to the process, the air force is expected to issue a tender for the requirement earl...
September 28th
Lockheed Martin has received a direct commercial sale contract for the integration of Sniper® Advanced Targeting Pods (ATP) onto the Eurofighter Typhoon swing-role fighter. The contract, signed with Eurofighter partner company Leonardo Aircraft, includes ...
September 28th
A Dutch-led criminal investigation into the loss of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in 2014 has said the aircraft was downed by a missile brought in from Russia and fired from territory held by Moscow-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine.