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Gulfstream Coronavirus Updates

We recently confirmed that an employee in our Westfield, Massachusetts, facility was diagnosed with coronavirus. Our thoughts are with the employee and their loved ones. Because of this diagnosis, we have temporarily closed several areas where the affected employee spent time. We also told the em...

Leonardo completed the acquisition of Kopter

Leonardo announced the closing of the acquisition of Kopter Group AG (Kopter) from Lynwood (Schweiz). The purchase price, on a cash and debt free basis, consists of a $185 million fixed component plus an earn-out mechanism linked to certain milestones over the life of the programme, starting fr...

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Airbus update on March commercial aircraft orders & deliveries

After a solid commercial and industrial performance at the beginning of the year, Airbus (stock exchange symbol: AIR) is now revising its production rates downwards to adapt to the new Coronavirus market environment. In Q1 2020, Airbus booked 290 net commercial aircraft orders and delivered 122 aircraft. A further 60 aircraft were produced during the quarter, highlighting the solid industria...

RED Aircraft Receives AS9100 Aerospace QMS Standard Certification

RED Aircraft announced that they have recently received their certificate of Aerospace Standard EN 9100:2018. This standard is based on ISO 9001: 2015 and is technically equivalent to AS9100 D and JISQ 9100: 2016. AS9100 is the international quality management system standard specifically for the aerospace and defense industry. RED Aircraft has received this certification from AirCert, one of...

Scandinavian aircraft manufacturer enters race to claim Air Race E title

Norway’s acclaimed pioneers in electric aviation, Equator Aircraft, have joined the world’s first electric air race, Air Race E, with a team including the group’s founder and CEO Tomas Brødreskift. The group, best known for developing the world’s first electric seaplane in 2018, is a founding partner of the all-Norwegian team established as a new company called...

Airbus adapts commercial aircraft production and assembly activities: COVID-19

Airbus is temporarily adapting commercial aircraft production and assembly activity at its German sites in Bremen and Stade and pausing production at its A220/A320 manufacturing facility in Mobile, Alabama in the United States. These actions are being taken in response to several factors related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic including high inventory levels in the sites and the various governmen...

CAE announces measures to protect its financial position: COVID-19

CAE announced that it has taken a series of flexible measures to protect its financial position in response to the COVID-19 crisis and mitigate the impact on its employees. The measures include temporarily suspending its common share dividend and share repurchase plan, as well temporarily laying off 2,600 of its 10,500 employees and placing another 900 employees on a reduced work week. CAE also an...

Boeing extends temporary suspension of Puget Sound production operations

Boeing is extending the temporary suspension of production operations at all Puget Sound area and Moses Lake sites until further notice. These actions are being taken in light of the company's continuing focus on the health and safety of employees, current assessment of the spread of COVID-19 in Washington state, the reliability of the supply chain and additional recommendations from governmen...

Two more H225 helicopters for Japan Coast Guard

Japan largest Super Puma operator, Japan Coast Guard (JCG), has placed a new order of two H225 helicopters. This follow-on order brings JCG’s Super Puma fleet to 15, comprising two AS332s and 13 H225s. The new helicopters will be utilised for territorial coastal activities, security enforcement, as well as disaster relief missions in Japan. “We thank the Japan Co...

Airbus A350-1000 deployed in fight against COVID-19

Airbus continues to purchase and supply millions of face masks from China, the large majority of which will be donated to governments of the Airbus home countries, namely France, Germany, Spain and the UK. An Airbus flight test crew has just completed its latest mission with an A350-1000 test aircraft. This is the third of such missions between Europe and China. The aircraft returned to France...

Make Air Travel More Safe and Efficient - Tamarack Aerospace Supports CARES Act

In response to the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the aerospace industry, Tamarack is launching a temporary program with special pricing for its revolutionary Active Winglet technology for Cessna CitationJets. This ensures Tamarack employees and the supply chain stay strong while providing added economic resilience and safety margins for customer operations. Tamarack is...

First EASA-certified commercial Cargo Seat Bags

Colibri Aero together with J&C Aero have developed universal Cargo Seat Bags for commercial and humanitarian cargo transportation inside Airbus A319/A320/A321 passenger cabins. The newly developed interior modification kit has already been approved by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and has received its Supplemental Type Certificate (STC).  The Cargo Seat Bag comes...

Airbus to produce 3D-printed hospital visors

The majority of Airbus sites in Spain have joined forces to produce 3D printed visor frames, providing healthcare personnel with individual protection equipment in the fight against Covid-19.  More than twenty 3D printers are working day and night. Hundreds of visors have already been produced and dispatched to hospitals close to the Airbus facilities in Spain. Airbus leverages a patented...

Mobilization of French aerospace industry

In order to help healthcare personnel to fight against Covid-19, Dassault Aviation has so far issued 130,000 protective masks to French regional health agencies. The Company is currently continuing to supply several hundred thousand masks of various types to ensure the protection of its employees and to make donations to the regional health agencies on which our nine facilities in France depend...

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Leonardo completed the acquisition of Kopter

Leonardo announced the closing of the acquisition of Kopter Group AG (Kopter) from Lynwood (Schweiz). The purchase price, on a cash and debt free basis, consists of a $185 million fixed component...

Airbus update on March commercial aircraft orders & deliveries

After a solid commercial and industrial performance at the beginning of the year, Airbus (stock exchange symbol: AIR) is now revising its production rates downwards to adapt to the new Coronavirus mar...

Airbus adapts commercial aircraft production and assembly activities: COVID-19

Airbus is temporarily adapting commercial aircraft production and assembly activity at its German sites in Bremen and Stade and pausing production at its A220/A320 manufacturing facility in Mobile, Al...

Diamond Aircraft earns 2020 Aerokurier Innovation Award for best new aircraft

Diamond Aircraft is honored to have received the 2020 Aerokurier Innovation Award for our DA50 RG, as the best new aircraft. The Aerokurier Innovation Award is a coveted award for all general aviat...

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Gulfstream Coronavirus Updates

We recently confirmed that an employee in our Westfield, Massachusetts, facility was diagnosed with coronavirus. Our thoughts are with the employee and their loved ones. Because of this diagnosis,...

Leonardo completed the acquisition of Kopter

Leonardo announced the closing of the acquisition of Kopter Group AG (Kopter) from Lynwood (Schweiz). The purchase price, on a cash and debt free basis, consists of a $185 million fixed component...

RED Aircraft Receives AS9100 Aerospace QMS Standard Certification

RED Aircraft announced that they have recently received their certificate of Aerospace Standard EN 9100:2018. This standard is based on ISO 9001: 2015 and is technically equivalent to AS9100 D an...

Airbus update on March commercial aircraft orders & deliveries

After a solid commercial and industrial performance at the beginning of the year, Airbus (stock exchange symbol: AIR) is now revising its production rates downwards to adapt to the new Coronavirus mar...

Scandinavian aircraft manufacturer enters race to claim Air Race E title

Norway’s acclaimed pioneers in electric aviation, Equator Aircraft, have joined the world’s first electric air race, Air Race E, with a team including the group’s founder and CEO Tom...

Two more H225 helicopters for Japan Coast Guard

Japan largest Super Puma operator, Japan Coast Guard (JCG), has placed a new order of two H225 helicopters. This follow-on order brings JCG’s Super Puma fleet to 15, comprisi...