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Taking to the skies aboard the Eurofighter Typhoon

A pilot’s-eye view from the combat aircraft’s cockpit A brand-new video takes viewers into the cockpit of the Eurofighter Typhoon combat aircraft, providing a fly-along perspective with Spanish Air Force pilots operating from Morón Air Base southeast of Seville, Spain. With...

Emirates signs agreement for up to 36 additional A380s

Commitment to grow its flagship A380 fleet Dubai-based Emirates Airline has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to acquire up to 36 additional A380 aircraft. The agreement was signed this morning at the airline’s headquarters in Dubai by HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman...

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Airbus will maintain its commercial aircraft market leadership

Airbus benefits from the strengths of employees and a global industrial system Airbus will continue its commercial aircraft leadership in 2018 and beyond – building on the company’s record 718 jetliner deliveries in 2017 and 1,109 net orders logged during the past year. This was the key message from today’s 2017 year-in-review webcast, during which achievements of the past...

Russia and Brasilia want to promote exports of Russian helicopters

The Russian Federal Agency for Air Transport and Brazil's National Civil Aviation Agency expressed mutual interest in signing in the near future a memorandum of understanding aimed at supporting exports of Russian helicopters, the Russian authority said in a statement. This reported by Sputnik. The memorandum was submitted by ANAC (Brazil's National Civil Aviation Agency) to the Russian...

Boeing, Adient Launch New Company to Design and Build Airplane Seats

Adient Aerospace will develop, manufacture and sell a portfolio of seating products to airlines and leasing companies Boeing and Adient announced the formation of Adient Aerospace, a joint venture that will develop, manufacture and sell a portfolio of seating products to airlines and aircraft leasing companies. The seats will be available for installation on new airplanes and as retrofit c...

Embraer reaches 2017 delivery outlook

Embraer delivered a total of 210 jets in 2017, of which 101 were commercial aircraft and 109 were executive jets (72 light and 37 large). The deliveries were within the outlook ranges for the year of 97 to 102 commercial jets, 70 to 80 light business jets and 35 to 45 large business jets. In the last quarter of 2017, Embraer delivered 23 commercial jets and 50 executive jets (32 light and 18...

Gediminas Ziemelis: Despite paying $164 M, Bombardier continues to risk human lives

On 10 of January Polish national carrier LOT flight LO 3924 crash-landed at Warsaw’s Chopin airport when Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 nose gear did not lock. It was the ninth similar happening with the same type of aircraft. In 2008, Canadian aircraft manufacturer managed to quench similar scandal by agreeing to pay out $164 million settlement with SAS Airlines. Maybe this is the reason why over 1...

Flexing its muscles: the A400M Atlas is proven in service as Germany’s 15th aircraft is delivered

Versatility, range and payload lift demonstrated in varied missions With 56 A400M multi-role military transporters delivered to date by Airbus – including last friday’s handover of the German Air Force’s 15th from 53 on order – the workhorse aircraft is receiving high marks for its payload carrying capability, operational versatility, flight range and the abili...

Airbus Commercial Aircraft delivers record performance

Total deliveries reached 718 – four percent higher than the previous record 1,109 total net orders from 44 customers; Book-to-bill ratio at 1.5 Airbus’ Commercial Aircraft deliveries in 2017 were up for the 15th year in a row, reaching a new company record of 718 aircraft delivered to 85 customers. Deliveries were more than four percent higher than the previous record of...

Russian Helicopters to test Mi-171A2 helicopters at extremely low temperatures

Russian Helicopters plans to test Mi-171A2 multi-purpose helicopters in adverse weather conditions with air temperatures as low as minus 50 degrees Celsius, the company reported. Two helicopters, as well as specialists of the Moscow Mil Helicopter Enterprise have already arrived in Yakutia where the helicopters’ trials will be held during a month. The program of trials envisages a...

CFM concludes $9.1 billion U.S. agreements during French state visit to China

In conjunction with French President Emmanuel Macron’s state visit to China earlier this week, CFM International concluded agreements and Memorandums of Understanding for new engine orders and long-term support agreements covering nearly 500 CFM engines. The total value of the agreements is $9.1 billion U.S. at list price. The agreements include: Spring Airline: $2.9 billion covering i...

Naval Group and Airbus Helicopters responsible for building the first demonstrator of a rotary-wing drone for a warship

The DGA (Direction Générale de l’Armement) has just awarded a contract for technology development in the field of rotary-wing drones to the Naval Group and Airbus Helicopters consortium. The contract covers de-risking studies ahead of construction of a future tactical helicopter drone demonstrator aboard warships. The demonstration project will lead to trials of the drone launc...

Dassault Systèmes Signs Strategic Cooperation Agreement with China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

3DEXPERIENCE platform will support digital transformation of CASC and China’s industries to enhance innovation for “Made in China 2025”  Deeper Dassault Systèmes footprint in China supports French, Chinese commitment to industrial transformation  Dassault Systèmes also named founding member of France-China Business Council  Dassault Syst&e...

Boeing Unveils New Unmanned Cargo Air Vehicle Prototype

The electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing multi-copter UAV is designed to carry up to 500 pounds The prototype aims to further develop and mature the building blocks of autonomy and electric propulsion Boeing unveiled a new unmanned electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) cargo air vehicle (CAV) prototype that will be used to test and evolve Boeing's autonomy technology for future...

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Taking to the skies aboard the Eurofighter Typhoon

A pilot’s-eye view from the combat aircraft’s cockpit A brand-new video takes viewers into the cockpit of the Eurofighter Typhoon combat aircraft, providing a fly-along perspective with...

Emirates signs agreement for up to 36 additional A380s

Commitment to grow its flagship A380 fleet Dubai-based Emirates Airline has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to acquire up to 36 additional A380 aircraft. The agreement was signed this mo...

Airbus will maintain its commercial aircraft market leadership

Airbus benefits from the strengths of employees and a global industrial system Airbus will continue its commercial aircraft leadership in 2018 and beyond – building on the company’s rec...

Boeing, Adient Launch New Company to Design and Build Airplane Seats

Adient Aerospace will develop, manufacture and sell a portfolio of seating products to airlines and leasing companies Boeing and Adient announced the formation of Adient Aerospace, a joint ven...

Gediminas Ziemelis: Despite paying $164 M, Bombardier continues to risk human lives

On 10 of January Polish national carrier LOT flight LO 3924 crash-landed at Warsaw’s Chopin airport when Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 nose gear did not lock. It was the ninth similar happening with th...

Flexing its muscles: the A400M Atlas is proven in service as Germany’s 15th aircraft is delivered

Versatility, range and payload lift demonstrated in varied missions With 56 A400M multi-role military transporters delivered to date by Airbus – including last friday’s handover of...

Airbus Commercial Aircraft delivers record performance

Total deliveries reached 718 – four percent higher than the previous record 1,109 total net orders from 44 customers; Book-to-bill ratio at 1.5 Airbus’ Commercial Aircraft delive...

Naval Group and Airbus Helicopters responsible for building the first demonstrator of a rotary-wing drone for a warship

The DGA (Direction Générale de l’Armement) has just awarded a contract for technology development in the field of rotary-wing drones to the Naval Group and Airbus Helicopters conso...

Dassault Systèmes Signs Strategic Cooperation Agreement with China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

3DEXPERIENCE platform will support digital transformation of CASC and China’s industries to enhance innovation for “Made in China 2025”  Deeper Dassault Systèmes foo...

Boeing Unveils New Unmanned Cargo Air Vehicle Prototype

The electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing multi-copter UAV is designed to carry up to 500 pounds The prototype aims to further develop and mature the building blocks of autonomy and electric propul...

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Gulfstream announces extensive 2018 schedule of product support events

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. will host a number of product support events in 2018, including its biennial weeklong Operators & Suppliers Conference, two Customer Advisory Board meetings, two flight...

Taking to the skies aboard the Eurofighter Typhoon

A pilot’s-eye view from the combat aircraft’s cockpit A brand-new video takes viewers into the cockpit of the Eurofighter Typhoon combat aircraft, providing a fly-along perspective with...

Flexing its muscles: the A400M Atlas is proven in service as Germany’s 15th aircraft is delivered

Versatility, range and payload lift demonstrated in varied missions With 56 A400M multi-role military transporters delivered to date by Airbus – including last friday’s handover of...

Emirates signs agreement for up to 36 additional A380s

Commitment to grow its flagship A380 fleet Dubai-based Emirates Airline has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to acquire up to 36 additional A380 aircraft. The agreement was signed this mo...

Russia and Brasilia want to promote exports of Russian helicopters

The Russian Federal Agency for Air Transport and Brazil's National Civil Aviation Agency expressed mutual interest in signing in the near future a memorandum of understanding aimed at supporting e...

Russian Helicopters to test Mi-171A2 helicopters at extremely low temperatures

Russian Helicopters plans to test Mi-171A2 multi-purpose helicopters in adverse weather conditions with air temperatures as low as minus 50 degrees Celsius, the company reported. Two helicopte...

Embraer reaches 2017 delivery outlook

Embraer delivered a total of 210 jets in 2017, of which 101 were commercial aircraft and 109 were executive jets (72 light and 37 large). The deliveries were within the outlook ranges for the yea...