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Largest ever single engine order in history

IndiGo announced that it has ordered CFM International LEAP-1A engines to power 280 Airbus A320neo and A321neo aircraft. The contract, which includes spare engines and an overhaul support agreement, is valued at more than $20 billion U.S. at list price. To support its new LEAP-1A fleet, Indi...

Embraer and United Airlines sign contract for up to 39 E175s

Great start of International paris Show for Embraer! A contract has been signed with United Airlines for up to 39 E175s. The order comprises 20 firm aircraft and 19 options in a 70-seat configuration. The order has a value of USD 1.9 billion, based on Embraer's current list pr...


Meet largest-ever Remotely-Piloted Air System, the Falco Xplorer

Leonardo introduced its largest-ever Remotely-Piloted Air System, the Falco Xplorer. Building on thesuccess of the Company’s Falco family of tactical-class RPAS, the new drone features a payload capacity of 350kg, more than 24 hours flight time and a satellite communications capability for beyond- radio-line-of-sight operations, all within a 1.3 ton maximum take-off weight (MTOW). E...

Modernized Ansat concept presented at Paris Air Show 2019

Russian Helicopters presented a concept of the modernized light Ansat helicopter at the International Paris Air Show 2019. The helicopter with new design solutions and options which will be introduced into serial production in the coming years. Main update - a "glass cabin" – new avionics which ensure flights in accordance with instrument flight r...

Daher and Airbus are committed to the development of cleaner aviation

Sustainable, cleaner aviation. This topic is more than actual and more than important. What manufacturers are doing in order to reach real improvement on this matter? Have a look at the latest announcement from Dahen and Airbus, announcing their collaborative partnership for the design and development of the wing- mounted EcoPulseTM distributed hybrid propulsion demonstrator with a scheduled...

Longest range single-aisle airliner: the A321XLR

Following the very positive feedback from the market, Airbus has launched the A321XLR to complement its best-selling A321neo Family. The A321XLR thus becomes the next evolutionary step which responds to market needs for even more range, and creates more value for the airlines by bringing 30% lower fuel burn per seat than previous-generation competitor aircraft. Starting from 2023, the aircraft wil...

Qatar Airways Ultra-Modern Airbus A350-1000 and Gulfstream G500 at the Paris Air Show 2019

Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that two of its state-of-the-art fleet will be on display at the Paris Air Show. Building on a year where the award-winning airline took delivery of its 250th aircraft, introduced a raft of new routes and unveiled a stunning new Economy Class product, the airline will once again take centre stage at one of the world’s biggest air shows, where it w...

Discover first demonstrator components for Wing of tomorrow

At the Paris International Air Show an announcement was made by GKN Aerospace.  The first demonstrator wing components for Airbus’ ”Wing of tomorrow” research programme has been manufactured!  The parts are samples of a section of the wing spar. GKN Aerospace’s wing technology will significantly improve the productivity of the composite manufacturing proce...

Airbus A320 Flight Simulator Second Lifecycle Design

Euramec announced the development of their Airbus A320 Flight Simulator Series with an innovative Second Lifecycle Design. Using newly-recycled A320 cockpit sections, Euramec will offer its signature high ROI flight training solutions on a meticulously detailed cockpit design for the commercial aviation industry. The Euramec A320 Full-Glass Cockpit Flight Training Device (FTD) will be c...

Maritime surveillance variant of DA62 Special Mission Aircraft

Be ready to discover maritime surveillance variant of DA62 Special Mission Aircraft at Paris Air Show! Leonardo and Diamond Aircraft Industries are teaming up to offer a version of Diamond’s popular twin-engine DA62 aircraft customised for maritime surveillance missions.  It is outfitted with a full Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) suite based on Leon...

Keeping our skies safe and secure: identify and track drones in real-time

There is no need to explain why the control of drone topic is more than important today. Our sky traffic becomes different. We have to be ready to work on safety, as a primary issue in order to organize and regulate it. Let us present you the step forward in that direction made by Thales and Gemalto. They will work together to develop systems for remote identification and tracking of Un...

New partnership to Develop Interior for Overture, Mach-2.2 Airliner

Boom Supersonic has partnered with JPA Design to develop the cabin interior for Overture, its Mach-2.2 commercial airliner. JPA Design has created interiors for the most prestigious airlines, trains and hotels in the world. Working in collaboration with Boom's internal team, JPA Design will reimagine the onboard passenger experience and create a tranquil, stress-free journey from...

Ansat for the first time in Europe at Paris Air Show 2019

Russian Helicopters Holding Company (part of Rostec State Corporation) will present the multi-purpose Ansat helicopters for the first time in Europe at the 53th International Paris Air Show, held in the French capital during June 17-23. Ansat will be shown in both its medical and VIP transport variants.   Ansat helicopters manufactured by the Kazan Helicopter Plant will be displayed at...

Embraer multi-mission airlift KC-390 comes to Paris

Visitors of International Paris Air Show will have the opportunity to discover he first KC-390 multi-mission airlift configured to operate with the Brazilian Air Force (FAB). Don't miss the demonstration flight during first two days of the show! The aircraft, number 004, will be in the static area from June 17 to 23 at the Le Bourget airport. In agreement with the FAB, the airplane wil...

Upcoming events

Air Charter Expo 2019

17/09/2019 - 19/09/2019
United Kingdom, London

5th Annual China Aviation Training Forum 2019

24/09/2019 - 25/09/2019
China, Sanya City

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Meet Dassault Falcon 8X, 900LX Trijets at RUBAE 2019

Meet DassaultFalcon 8X, 900LX Trijets at RUBAE 2019! Dassault will also be exhibiting a full-scale mockup of its new Falcon 6X ultra-widebody twinjet which is on track for certification and initial...

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VRT-500 helicopter with Liebherr environmental control system on board

We've already reported some news from MAKS 2019 regarding  New VRT-500. Here some more great news - VRT-500 helicopter with Liebherr environmental control system on board! Liebherr-Ae...