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Rolls-Royce looks forward to Farnborough International Airshow

The Rolls-Royce Civil Aerospace team is gearing up for a busy week at the Farnborough International Airshow, as the flagship industry event prepares to open its doors tomorrow.  Commenting on the occasion, Chris Cholerton, Rolls-Royce, President – Civil Aerospace, said: “Farnboro...

Philippine Airlines takes delivery of its first A350 XWB

Philippine Airlines (PAL) has taken delivery of its first A350 XWB at a special event in Toulouse, France, becoming the 19th airline to operate the world’s most modern and efficient long range airliner. Altogether, Philippine Airlines has ordered six A350-900s, which will be primarily...

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Embraer Foresees Demand for 10,550 New Aircraft With up to 150 Seats Over the Next 20 years

Embraer forecasts demand for 10,550 new aircraft with up to 150 seats worldwide, worth USD 600 billion, over the next 20 years. The in-service fleet is set to increase to 16,000 aircraft, up from the 9,000 aircraft currently in operation. Market growth will drive 65% of this demand, while the remaining 35% will replace ageing aircraft. Whilst region-specific outlooks vary considerably, eff...

Airbus - Rethinking city transport

As leader of the Urban Air Mobility Initiative supported by the European Commission, Airbus is uniting a broad range of public and private stakeholders to make the most out of ground and air transport solutions, city by city.  The world’s cities are growing in both size and number. By 2030, 60% of people will live in urban areas, placing an increasing strain on our mobility infr...

ATR displays all-new ATR 42-600 for US carriers Silver Airways at Farnborough

ATR will be present at the Farnborough International Airshow 2018, held from 16 to 22 July. Attendees will have the opportunity to visit an ATR 42-600 in the colours of Silver Airways, leased from Nordic Aviation Capital, in the static display area. Later this year Silver Airways will become the very first ATR -600 series operator in the US.  On the occasion of the airshow, ATR will displa...

Airbus delivers the first A321neo in Cabin Flex configuration to Turkish Airlines

More flexible cabin configurations for the largest member of the A320 Family Turkish Airlines (THY) took delivery of the first A321neo in Cabin Flex configuration at the Airbus facilities in Hamburg, Germany. This version is the latest addition to the successful A320 Family. By applying modifications to the fuselage, it enables flexible cabin configurations for up to 240 passengers. Turkish Air...

The new Airbus Helicopters industrial model is coming together

The first pre-serial H160 has been fitted with its rear fuselage, the first major component assembly having been pre-assembled in Albacete, Spain according to the site specialisation strategy implemented in Airbus Helicopters. The main fuselage of the first pre-serial aircraft arrived from the company’s facilities in Donauwörth, Germany earlier in the year. A total of ten pre-seria...

ROLLS-ROYCE TRENT 7000 POWERS AIRBUS A330NEO TO FARNBOROUGH DEBUT

Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines will power the first visit to Farnborough Air Show of Airbus’s latestaircraft, the A330neo. The aircraft, which will enter service later this year, is exclusively powered by the Trent 7000, the seventh and latest member of the successful Rolls-Royce Trent engine family. The visit comes as Rolls-Royce makes final preparations for the engine to enter i...

Airbus performs world’s first automatic air-to-air refuelling contact with large aircraft receiver

Royal Australian Air Force KC-30A acts as receiver from A310 tanker Airbus Defence and Space has followed its earlier achievement in demonstrating Automatic Air-to-Air (A3R) refuelling of a fighter with another world-first – the same operation performed with a large receiver aircraft. In a joint operation with the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), which is collaborating with Airbus in...

CAAS, EASA and Airbus collaborate to advance safety of unmanned aircraft systems in urban environment

The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS), the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and Airbus have agreed to collaborate in the development of safety standards and regulatory requirements for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) in urban environments. The tripartite Project Document, which lays out the areas of collaboration, was signed by representatives from CAAS, EASA and Airbus. The Pr...

Textron Businesses Will Exhibit a Large Array of Products at the Farnborough International Airshow

Bell Helicopter, Textron Aviation Inc., Textron Aviation Defense LLC, Textron Systems, Textron Airborne Solutions and TRU Simulation + Training, all businesses of Textron Inc., will showcase a vast product portfolio at the Farnborough International Airshow—one of the leading aerospace events in the world. The show takes place July 16-22, and Textron will display...

Class-leading Gulfstream G600 to join Gulfstream fleet at Farnborough International Airshow

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.’s newest clean-sheet model, the class-leading Gulfstream G600, will make its first appearance at the Farnborough International Airshow on display from July 16–22 in Farnborough, England. The G600 will join the all-new Gulfstream G500, the four-living-area flagship Gulfstream G650ER and the super mid-size Gulfstream G280. More than...

Airbus to showcase innovative products and services at the Farnborough International Airshow 2018

#WeMakeItFly #FIA18  Airbus SE will present a broad portfolio of innovative products and services at the Farnborough International Airshow 2018 that meet the aerospace industry’s requirements for today and tomorrow. In the flying and static displays, Airbus will showcase its modern and highly efficient range of commercial aircraft able to seat between 100 and more than 600 passeng...

Piper to Exhibit M-Class and Trainer-Class at EAA AirVenture 2018

Piper Aircraft Inc. will display nearly its entire aircraft product line during EAA AirVenture 2018, scheduled July 23 - July 29.  "Year after year aviation enthusiasts and serious general aviation buyers from around the world come together at EAA AirVenture," said Simon Caldecott, Piper President and CEO. "This unique aviation event on the shores of Lake Winnebago is a...

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Airbus - Rethinking city transport

As leader of the Urban Air Mobility Initiative supported by the European Commission, Airbus is uniting a broad range of public and private stakeholders to make the most out of ground and air transport...

The new Airbus Helicopters industrial model is coming together

The first pre-serial H160 has been fitted with its rear fuselage, the first major component assembly having been pre-assembled in Albacete, Spain according to the site specialisation strategy implemen...

Airbus performs world’s first automatic air-to-air refuelling contact with large aircraft receiver

Royal Australian Air Force KC-30A acts as receiver from A310 tanker Airbus Defence and Space has followed its earlier achievement in demonstrating Automatic Air-to-Air (A3R) refuelling of a fighter...

Textron Businesses Will Exhibit a Large Array of Products at the Farnborough International Airshow

Bell Helicopter, Textron Aviation Inc., Textron Aviation Defense LLC, Textron Systems, Textron Airborne Solutions and TRU Simulation + Training, all businesses of Textron...

Airbus to showcase innovative products and services at the Farnborough International Airshow 2018

#WeMakeItFly #FIA18  Airbus SE will present a broad portfolio of innovative products and services at the Farnborough International Airshow 2018 that meet the aerospace industry’s require...

Airbus introduces the A220-100 and A220-300

Québec-born aircraft join the Airbus family  Airbus has revealed the A220 at a ceremony held at its Henri-Ziegler Delivery Centre, near Toulouse. Witnessed by Airbus employees and membe...

Boeing to Showcase the Future of Aerospace at Farnborough International Airshow

New special exhibit will feature Boeing's "The Future Is Built Here" interactive displays 737 MAX 7 and 787 scheduled for flight displays CH-47 Chinook and F-15E Strike Eagle among...

First production A330neo visits the Americas in route-proving tour

Globe-trotting flight test exercise demonstrates readiness for airline operations ahead of entry-into-service The first production A330neo aircraft visited South and North America during a worldwid...

Putting a smile on the BelugaXL’s face

Airbus’ next-gen oversize cargo airlifter receives its colours ahead of a history-making first flight this summer Airbus’ first BelugaXL is “all smiles” after rolling out fr...

Nearly 37,400 new aircraft valued at US$5.8 trillion required over 20 years

#AirbusGMF Global networks and citizens drive growth of 4.4% a year The world’s passenger fleet will more than double to 48,000 aircraft in 20 years with traffic growing at a resilient 4.4% p...

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Philippine Airlines takes delivery of its first A350 XWB

Philippine Airlines (PAL) has taken delivery of its first A350 XWB at a special event in Toulouse, France, becoming the 19th airline to operate the world’s most modern and efficient long ra...

Rolls-Royce looks forward to Farnborough International Airshow

The Rolls-Royce Civil Aerospace team is gearing up for a busy week at the Farnborough International Airshow, as the flagship industry event prepares to open its doors tomorrow.  Commenting on...

Airbus Helicopters and the Ukrainian Ministry of Interior sign for 55 helicopters

Following the Intergovernmental Agreement signed between France and Ukraine on 8 June, Airbus Helicopters has signed a contract with the Ukrainian Ministry of Interior for the purchase of 55 civil hel...

Embraer Foresees Demand for 10,550 New Aircraft With up to 150 Seats Over the Next 20 years

Embraer forecasts demand for 10,550 new aircraft with up to 150 seats worldwide, worth USD 600 billion, over the next 20 years. The in-service fleet is set to increase to 16,000 aircraft, up from the...

ATR displays all-new ATR 42-600 for US carriers Silver Airways at Farnborough

ATR will be present at the Farnborough International Airshow 2018, held from 16 to 22 July. Attendees will have the opportunity to visit an ATR 42-600 in the colours of Silver Airways, leased from Nor...

Piper to Exhibit M-Class and Trainer-Class at EAA AirVenture 2018

Piper Aircraft Inc. will display nearly its entire aircraft product line during EAA AirVenture 2018, scheduled July 23 - July 29.  "Year after year aviation enthusiasts and serious g...

Airbus delivers the first A321neo in Cabin Flex configuration to Turkish Airlines

More flexible cabin configurations for the largest member of the A320 Family Turkish Airlines (THY) took delivery of the first A321neo in Cabin Flex configuration at the Airbus facilities in Hambur...