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Patrouille de France 2017 North American Tour

The Patrouille de France performs precision formation aerobatics using Dassault/Dornier Alpha Jets. Their aircraft will sport special paint schemes during the 2017 season to commemorate their tour, which coincides with the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into World War I in France. Tha...

German military to use 13 A400M aircraft after failing to find buyers

The German military plans to use 13 Airbus A400M military transport planes for its own needs after failing to find buyers for the aircraft, it told lawmakers on Friday. The move will mean extra costs in coming years. Germany initially planned to buy 60 A400M aircraft, but l...

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Vision Systems unveils second generation of electronically dimmable window and latest smart interactive window

Following the establishment of Smart Lite, a new division devoted to the design, production and commercialization of electronically dimmable solutions last September, Vision Systems is proud to disclose its latest innovations at AIX 2017: Nuance V2, the new generation of Electronically Dimmable Window (EDW), and Acti-Vision Window, the smart interactive window shortlisted at the Crystal Cabin Awar...

Airbus Helicopters wraps up a successful Heli-Expo 2017 in Dallas

Airbus Helicopters showcased its best-selling light singles and light twins during Heli-Expo 2017 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. The H125, H130, H135, and the H145, on display at the show, represented 351 bookings for Airbus Helicopters in 2016, and accounted for a vast majority of the deliveries of the civil helicopter market last year. “This year’s...

Germany to buy Triton drone to replace canceled Euro Hawk-sources

Germany's defense ministry has decided to buy high-altitude MQ-4C Triton unmanned surveillance planes built by U.S. weapons maker Northrop Grumman Corp for deliveries after 2025, ministry sources said on Tuesday. The new drones will replace the Euro Hawk program, which Berlin canceled in May 2013 after it became clear that it could cost up to 600 million euros to get the system approved for...

iflyA380.com at ITB Berlin 2017

Airbus presents the world’s first online booking assistant of its kind and other travel trends at ITB from 8 to 12 March 2017 A one-of-a-kind booking tool for the world’s most iconic aircraft: Airbus created the online booking assistant iflyA380.com to take travel planning to the next level. iflyA380.com features the first and only flight search system that sorts results by aircraft...

Airbus Helicopters showcases H135 Helionix at Heli-Expo alongside the ever popular H145 and H130

Airbus Helicopters will be highlighting its wide range of products and services at this year’s Heli-Expo, 7- 9 March at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, TX, with a lineup of three of its best-selling aircraft, including the H130 in a VIP configuration; the H145 in a public services configuration and the recently certified H135 equipped with the state-of-the-art Helionix...

Russian Knights aerobatic team will be first to fly on the new Su-30SM at LIMA 2017

The Russian Knights aerobatic team will perform at the LIMA 2017 air show slated for March 21 to 25 in Malaysia, Russian Aerospace Force Commander-in-Chief Victor Bondarev has told journalists, airrecognition.com reported. "Now, the Russian Knights are training [for the show] on their Su-30SMs (NATO reporting name: Flanker-C)", Bondarev said. "They have com...

Bombardier Donates CRJ100 Aircraft to the British Columbia Institute of Technology

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft and the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) today announced that Bombardier has donated a CRJ100 aircraft to be used in BCIT’s Aerospace programs. It is Bombardier’s first donation of a commercial aircraft to an educational institution and symbolizes the company’s commitment to the training of a skilled workforce and further strengthenin...

Bell Helicopter plans to showcase past, present and future of vertical lift at Heli-Expo 2017

Bell Helicopter announces its show plans for the world’s largest helicopter trade show and exposition, HELI-EXPO 2017. The annual trade show, hosted by the Helicopter Association International (HAI), will be held at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. Be sure to follow along the week of activities at [bh.com/hai]Bell Helicopter’s Heli-Expo event page....

Dassault announces 2017 Falcon Regional M&O Seminar schedule

Dassault’s 2017 Falcon Maintenance & Operations (M&O) Seminars will kick off April 11th in West Palm Beach, Florida. The seminars will make their way to eight cities around the world before concluding in Mahwah, New Jersey, on May 18th. This year, for the first time, the Seminar Series was preceded by a special forum tailored to the needs of operators of older, out-of-production m...

World's biggest aircraft An-225 will visit Britain more often after Antonov Airlines deal

The world's biggest aircraft will be regularly visiting the UK after Antonov Airlines opened a new British headquarters at Stansted airport, according to a report in The Times. The Antonov An-225 Mriya is big enough for 50 cars and is capable of carrying 250 tonnes in total, which is the same as four fully loaded British Challenger 2 tanks. Michael Goodisman, business development directo...

IATA Welcomes Entry into Force of WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the entry into force of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) today. This follows the ratification of the treaty by two-thirds of the members of the World Trade Organization (WTO). “The Trade Facilitation Agreement will cut red tape at the border for faster, cheaper and easier trade. That’s great news for airlines, which d...

RUAG and Moritz Grossmann to unveil unique master timepiece exclusively for aircraft owners at Baselworld

RUAG Aviation has joined forces with German luxury watchmaker Moritz Grossmann to develop a timepiece exclusively for owners of aircraft. The Skylife Watch – which is scheduled to launch at the world watch and jewellery exposition, Baselworld, in March 2017 – is the result of a collaboration between the two companies, and epitomises the expertise and craftsmanship for which both c...

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Patrouille de France 2017 North American Tour

The Patrouille de France performs precision formation aerobatics using Dassault/Dornier Alpha Jets. Their aircraft will sport special paint schemes during the 2017 season to commemorate their tour, wh...

Vision Systems unveils second generation of electronically dimmable window and latest smart interactive window

Following the establishment of Smart Lite, a new division devoted to the design, production and commercialization of electronically dimmable solutions last September, Vision Systems is proud to disclo...

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Vision Systems to showcase croung breaking IFE feature at Hamburg AIX

Vision Systems and PXCom have partnered to offer airlines an unmatched level of flexibility in their GUI management. At Hamburg AIX 2017, Vision Systems will unveil a new release of its IFE solutio...