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2019 Scholarship Opportunities from Piper Aircraft

The availability of two scholarships for the 2019-2020 academic year is announced by Piper Aircraft and its Community Outreach Committee. Each year, educational scholarships impact the community by providing financial support for students to pursue higher education. The Freedom of Flight Award and t...

Rolls-Royce selects ‘game-changing’ SITAONAIR e-Aircraft® DataHub for airlines

Rolls-Royce is the launch customer for SITAONAIR’s game-changing e-Aircraft® DataHub – a new, state-of-the-art neutral aircraft data management service designed to bring significant, distinct benefits to airlines and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Today, harnes...

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President Asia-Pacific, Airbus appointed - Jean-Marc Nasr

Based in Singapore, Jean-Marc Nasr will be responsible for Airbus’ overall strategy, industrial footprint and operations in the region, as well as for advancing the company’s “One Roof” policy to integrate its various business entities in key markets. The area led by Jean-Marc Nasr covers the whole Asia-Pacific region. In addition, Jean-Marc Nasr is concurrently nominate...

Garmin® G500H TXi flight displays now certified

Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the certification and availability of the G500H TXi touchscreen flight display for normal category VFR helicopters. The G500H TXi features a vastly expanded feature set that offers an array of panel possibilities and a streamlined upgrade path for helicopters already equipped with the original G500H flight displ...

Enhanced flight deck capabilities for new production Cessna and Beechcraft piston platforms coming soon

Enhanced flight deck capabilities for new production Cessna and Beechcraft piston platforms are announced by Textron Aviation. The features include new standard and optional equipment as part of Garmin’s G1000 NXi next-generation integrated flight deck, which provides pilots with enhanced control and connectivity in the cockpit. “Today, new and experienced pilots alike continue to r...

Embraer and Boeing Welcome Brazilian Government Approval of Strategic Partnership

 Embraer and Boeing have welcomed approval by the Government of Brazil of the strategic partnership that will position both companies to accelerate growth in global aerospace markets. The government's approval comes after the two companies last month approved terms for the joint venture that will be made up of the commercial aircraft and services operations of Embraer. B...

Russian Helicopters completes delivery of 31 EMS helicopters

Russian Helicopters, part of Rostec State Corporation, under a contract with the State Transport Leasing Company (GTLK), has completed the delivery of 31 helicopters in emergency medical services (EMS) configuration. The customer was supplied with 12 Ansat and six Mi-8MTV-1 helicopters manufactured by the Kazan Helicopter Plant, as well as 13 Mi-8AMT helicopters launched at the Ulan-Ude Aviat...

Eight additional H225Ms ordered by Indonesian Air Force

Eight additional twin-engine multirole H225M helicopters were ordered by The Indonesian Air Force as part of the country’s fleet-strengthening initiative for a combat search and rescue-capable fleet.  Under the agreement between the Indonesian Ministry of Defence and PT Dirgantara Indonesia (Persero) (PTDI), the 11-ton combat-proven helicopters will be delivered t...

Additional 15 Airbus A220 aircraft booked by Delta Air Lines

Delta Air Lines has ordered 15 additional A220 aircraft, bringing to 90 the total of the new generation, highly fuel-efficient jetliners the world’s second-largest airline has on order. The additional orders are the airline’s first for the -300 model. Delta also converted earlier A220 orders to the larger -300, bringing to 50 the number of A220-300s on order. “These additional...

FACC delivers 1000th flap shipset for the Airbus A321

With the delivery of the 1,000th shipset of the outer flaps for the Airbus A321, FACC underscores its position as an important technology partner to Airbus. FACC has been manufacturing the wing components in an automated assembly line since 2012, supplying high-quality products for the successful Airbus medium-range aircraft. Innovative FACC technology can be found in numerous elements on boa...

New commercial aircraft delivery record in 2018 of Airbus

Deliveries total 800 aircraft, 11 percent higher than in 2017 Net orders total 747, backlog increases to 7,577 aircraft Airbus SE (stock exchange symbol: AIR) delivered 800 commercial aircraft to 93 customers in 2018, meeting its full year delivery guidance and setting a new company record. Deliveries were 11 percent higher than the previous record of 718 units, set in 2017. For the 16th...

First Pratt & Whitney GTF™ Engine Inducted by Eagle Services Asia

Pratt & Whitney's Singapore engine center, Eagle Services Asia (ESA), a member in the global network of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facilities that service Pratt & Whitney's GTF engines, has inducted its first PW1100G-JM engine for overhaul. Eagle Services Asia is a joint venture between SIA Engineering Company and Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Tech...

Boeing Sets New Airplane Delivery Records, Expands Order Backlog

806 commercial jets delivered in 2018 with record-setting fourth quarter Nearly 900 net orders won valued at $143.7 billion after finalizing more than 200 orders in December 737 MAX family surpassed 5,000 orders; 777 family exceeded 2,000 orders Boeing (NYSE: BA) delivered 69 737 airplanes in December and set a new annual record of 806 deliveries in 2018, surpassing its previous record of...

Generation 2 Vision Jet by Cirrus Aircraft

Cirrus Aircraft announced the launch of the next generation of theVision JetTM – ‘G2’ – enhancing performance, comfort and safety for the world’s first single-engine Personal JetTM. Increases in cruise altitude, speed and range join the newly-upgraded Perspective Touch+TM by Garmin® flight deck. Innovative technologies unique to G2 include a category-fir...

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2019 Scholarship Opportunities from Piper Aircraft

The availability of two scholarships for the 2019-2020 academic year is announced by Piper Aircraft and its Community Outreach Committee. Each year, educational scholarships impact the community by pr...

Enhanced flight deck capabilities for new production Cessna and Beechcraft piston platforms coming soon

Enhanced flight deck capabilities for new production Cessna and Beechcraft piston platforms are announced by Textron Aviation. The features include new standard and optional equipment as part of Garmi...

Embraer and Boeing Welcome Brazilian Government Approval of Strategic Partnership

 Embraer and Boeing have welcomed approval by the Government of Brazil of the strategic partnership that will position both companies to accelerate growth in global aerospace marke...

New commercial aircraft delivery record in 2018 of Airbus

Deliveries total 800 aircraft, 11 percent higher than in 2017 Net orders total 747, backlog increases to 7,577 aircraft Airbus SE (stock exchange symbol: AIR) delivered 800 commercial aircra...

Boeing Sets New Airplane Delivery Records, Expands Order Backlog

806 commercial jets delivered in 2018 with record-setting fourth quarter Nearly 900 net orders won valued at $143.7 billion after finalizing more than 200 orders in December 737 MAX family surpa...

Generation 2 Vision Jet by Cirrus Aircraft

Cirrus Aircraft announced the launch of the next generation of theVision JetTM – ‘G2’ – enhancing performance, comfort and safety for the world’s first single-engine...

Full-scale Design of Air Taxi unveiled by Bell

Bell Helicopter revealed the configuration and full-scale vertical-takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) air taxi vehicle today during CES 2019. The air taxi, named Bell Nexus, is powered by a hybrid-electr...

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Rolls-Royce selects ‘game-changing’ SITAONAIR e-Aircraft® DataHub for airlines

Rolls-Royce is the launch customer for SITAONAIR’s game-changing e-Aircraft® DataHub – a new, state-of-the-art neutral aircraft data management service designed to bring sign...

2019 Scholarship Opportunities from Piper Aircraft

The availability of two scholarships for the 2019-2020 academic year is announced by Piper Aircraft and its Community Outreach Committee. Each year, educational scholarships impact the community by pr...

India’s first Airbus Corporate Helicopters ACH145 is delivered to Businessman and Philanthropist Adar Poonawalla

State-of-the-art aircraft includes Airbus Helionix glass cockpit avionics system for enhanced performance and safety Airbus has delivered India’s first fully customised, ACH145 helicopter to...

Garmin® G500H TXi flight displays now certified

Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the certification and availability of the G500H TXi touchscreen flight display for normal category VFR helicopter...

President Asia-Pacific, Airbus appointed - Jean-Marc Nasr

Based in Singapore, Jean-Marc Nasr will be responsible for Airbus’ overall strategy, industrial footprint and operations in the region, as well as for advancing the company’s “One Ro...

Russian Helicopters completes delivery of 31 EMS helicopters

Russian Helicopters, part of Rostec State Corporation, under a contract with the State Transport Leasing Company (GTLK), has completed the delivery of 31 helicopters in emergency medical services (EMS...

Eight additional H225Ms ordered by Indonesian Air Force

Eight additional twin-engine multirole H225M helicopters were ordered by The Indonesian Air Force as part of the country’s fleet-strengthening initiative for a combat search and rescue...