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Boeing to Establish New Aerospace & Autonomy Center

New research and development facility brings together engineering teams to accelerate development of future mobility solutions 100,000 square foot facility scheduled to open in 2020 Boeing announced plans to open the new Boeing Aerospace & Autonomy Center in Cambridge, Mass., becoming...

Airbus’ iflyA380 app for smarter travel now available for Android users

Airbus has released an Android version* of the iflyA380 app, already available for iOS users, bringing the experience of flying on the iconic A380 to even more passengers. In recent years, new technological advances have transformed the expectations of always-connected travellers who demand super...


Bombardier Delivers Another Challenger 650 Aircraft to Swiss Air-Rescue Rega for its Growing Next-Generation Air Ambulance Fleet

Longstanding Bombardier customer Rega has chosen the versatile and dependable Challenger 650 aircraft for its new fleet of air ambulances The Challenger 650 aircraft is the life-saving platform of a new generation, with a smooth ride that benefits passengers receiving medical care, minimizes pilot fatigue and extends the life of mission equipment Bombardier has proudl...

Gulf Air Adopts Honeywell's GoDirect Flight Efficiency Software To Lower Fuel Costs And Enhance Environmental Efficiency

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has selected Honeywell's GoDirect® Flight Efficiency analytics software to reduce fuel costs across its entire Airbus and Boeing fleet and to help minimize the carbon footprint of the airline. The innovative Connected Aircraft service analyzes a multitude of flight-related factors to optimize fuel efficiency, aiming t...

First Ultra Long Range A350 XWB rolls out of paintshop

The first Ultra Long Range Airbus A350 XWB to be delivered to launch customer Singapore Airlines has rolled out of the paintshop in the carrier’s distinctive livery. Now at an advanced stage of production, the aircraft will undergo further testing before being delivered to the airline in the coming months. Singapore Airlines has ordered seven A350-900 Ultra Long Range aircraft, and all of...

Gulfstream revolutionizes patient care with State-of-the-Art medevac aircraft

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced it has designed and delivered a state-of-the-art Gulfstream G550 medevac aircraft that will revolutionize in-flight medical care. The modified G550 was delivered to the Beijing Red Cross Emergency Medical Center during a delivery ceremony at Gulfstream’s headquarters in Savannah. Gulfstream President Mark Burns and Beijing Red Cross Emergency...

Leonardo-led consortium signs a 150 million Euro contract to upgrade the Baggage Handling Systems at Zurich Airport

The contract, which is worth approximately 120 million euros to Leonardo, is one of the largest in recent years in the European baggage handling field This important achievement has drawn on Leonardo’s exclusive cross-belt technology, which is also in use with other major logistics operators Airports in Europe and in the Gulf region, including Rome Fiumicino, Geneva, Paris Orly, Lyon,...

Viking Air Ltd. is working to revitalize 11 CL-215s, which are considered one of the best water bomber configurations

From 1969 to 1990, Canadair produced more than 120 examples of the purpose-built CL-215 water bomber. Since then those airplanes, and the turbine-powered follow-on CL-415, fought fires by dropping millions of gallons of water scooped up into a set of large internal tanks. Availability of aviation gasoline and the maintenance efforts required to keep the craft’s World War II era radial eng...

Luxembourg Defence orders two H145Ms

The Government of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg has ordered two H145M multipurpose helicopters for defence and security missions. Together with the helicopters, Airbus will also provide a training and support package to its customer. The helicopters will be delivered before the end of 2019 and will enter into service beginning of 2020. With a maximum take-off weight of 3.7 tonnes, the H145M can...

First Boeing Apache, Chinook helicopters for India complete inaugural flights

Deliveries of 22 AH-64E Apache and 15 CH-47F(I) Chinook helicopters to India begin in 2019 Boeing and India recently took a significant step toward modernizing the Indian Air Force’s helicopter fleet by completing the first flights of Apache and Chinook helicopters destined for delivery next year. “We look forward to delivering this phenomenal capability to India,” sai...

Leonardo and the Politecnico di Milano collaborate on the helicopter of the future: agreement for the development of sustainable innovative technologies

Signed agreement to explore the use of new materials for innovative mechanical components New steps forward for Innovation Hub, the 2016 agreement between Leonardo and Politecnico di Milano, with the significant target to reduce vibration and noise levels in the cabins and prospects for use in search and rescue and emergency medical services (Comfort project) An innovative research project...

Diamond Aircraft Re-Launches the Lycoming Powered DA40 XLT with Garmin G1000 NXi

Diamond Aircraft is re-introducing the DA40 Lycoming IO360 aircraft with the new Garmin G1000 Nxi and having the aircraft on display at EAA Airventure 2018, booths 9-14 from July 23 – July 29th, 2018. The Lycoming version of the DA40 has been upgraded with the new Garmin G1000 NXi, Mid-Continent Standby Attitude Module, USB ports for pilot and co-pilot and available reclining front s...

Airbus launches ab initio Pilot Cadet Training Programme

Programme to help meet global demand for pilots over the next 20 years. Mexico City-based pilot school Escuela de Aviacion Mexico to be launch partner Reflects Airbus’ commitment to support airline customers in contributing to long-term availability of qualified flight crew, strengthening flight crew basic flying skills* In its latest Global Services Forecast, Airbus predict...

Daher enhances its “Me & My TBM” cloud-based app for owners and operators of TBM very fast turboprop aircraft

The first upgrade to Daher’s “Me & My TBM” application for owners and operators of TBM very fast turboprop aircraft was unveiled today at the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh fly-in. This enhanced version has a redesigned main screen for better readability, larger touch areas for improved interface, and 3D visuals with a TBM silhouette whose movement more realistically reflects the...

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Bombardier Continues African Market Penetration with Pre-Owned Q400

PassionAir becomes first Bombardier operator in Ghana with three Q400 aircraft Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that the company successfully placed three pre-owned Q400 turboprop...

Award-winning Gulfstream to make Latin American debut at LABACE

Fully Outfitted, Clean-Sheet Aircraft Will Join Gulfstream G650ER And Gulfstream G280 At Annual São Paulo Event​ Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.’s next aircraft to be certified, the award-w...

Honda Aircraft Company begins HondaJet Elite deliveries

Honda Aircraft Company announced that it has begun deliveries of its new advanced aircraft, the HondaJet Elite, at its headquarters in Greensboro, NC. Deliveries of the HondaJet Elite begin as th...

Airbus Zephyr Solar High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite flies for longer than any other aircraft during its successful maiden flight

Touch down after 25 days, 23 hours, and 57 minutes System capabilities demonstrated   Maiden Flight objectives achieved Airbus Defence and Space announced the successful landing of it...

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Bombardier Continues African Market Penetration with Pre-Owned Q400

PassionAir becomes first Bombardier operator in Ghana with three Q400 aircraft Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that the company successfully placed three pre-owned Q400 turboprop...

Award-winning Gulfstream to make Latin American debut at LABACE

Fully Outfitted, Clean-Sheet Aircraft Will Join Gulfstream G650ER And Gulfstream G280 At Annual São Paulo Event​ Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.’s next aircraft to be certified, the award-w...

VRT500 helicopter passed first stage of aerodynamic tests

The first stage of the aerodynamic tests of the light-weight multi-purpose VRT500 helicopter has been completed at the facilities of the Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI). The aircraft is a n...

Air China takes delivery of its first Airbus A350-900

Air China has taken delivery of its first A350-900 in Toulouse today. The national flag carrier is the first Chinese mainland customer to order and take ownership of the world’s newest and most...

Honda Aircraft Company begins HondaJet Elite deliveries

Honda Aircraft Company announced that it has begun deliveries of its new advanced aircraft, the HondaJet Elite, at its headquarters in Greensboro, NC. Deliveries of the HondaJet Elite begin as th...

Airbus Zephyr Solar High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite flies for longer than any other aircraft during its successful maiden flight

Touch down after 25 days, 23 hours, and 57 minutes System capabilities demonstrated   Maiden Flight objectives achieved Airbus Defence and Space announced the successful landing of it...

Russia’s Ilyushin aircraft maker to spend some 3.5 bln rubles to modernize An-124 jet

Russia’s Ilyushin aircraft maker plans to create the modernized version of the Antonov An-124 heavy-lift transport plane at the cost of almost 3.5 bln rubles (over $52.5 million at the current e...