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€25 million investment in the future of Airbus aerospace site in Ottobrunn/Taufkirchen

Airbus is expanding its aerospace activities at its site in Ottobrunn/Taufkirchen, near Munich. It has reached two new milestones, with Bavarian Minister-President Markus Söder and Dirk Hoke, CEO of Airbus Defence and Space, giving the green light for the modernisation of solar array production...

Global 7500 Business Jet Certified by European Aviation Safety Agency

Bombardier Global 7500 aircraft, has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) certification, validating the requirement for the aircraft’s operation in Europe. “We’ve transformed business aviation with the Global 7500 jet,” said Michel Ouellette,...


A-100 AWACS aircraft makes first flight undergoing new stage of trials

A new Russian prospective A-100 Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft made its first flight undergoing a new stage of prior test flights, the Russian Defense Ministry told reporters on Saturday. "The latest A-100 multifunctional Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft embarked on a program of prior test flights and made a maiden flight," the ministry said....

Uzbekistan Airways to get Boeing Landing Gear Services

Boeing and Uzbekistan Airways reached an agreement concerning services that will enable the airline to more efficiently and effectively maintain its 787-8 Dreamliner fleet through the Boeing Landing Gear Exchange program. The flag carrier of the Republic of Uzbekistan will rely on Boeing to support its fleet with quick and reliable landing gear exchanges when and where...

Large-scale presence of Airbus at Aero India

Will showcase four aircraft, including flying display by A330neo and demonstration flights by C295 Exhibits will demonstrate Airbus commitment to ‘Make in India’,‘and Startup India’  From flying and static displays of its best-in-class products to showcasing its cutting-edge aerospace services, Airbus has planned one of its biggest-ever participation at Aero...

The total of 181 jets delivered by Embraer in 2018

Embraer delivered a total of 181 jets in 2018, of which 90 were commercial aircraft and 91 were executive jets (64 light and 27 large). The deliveries were within the outlook ranges for the year of 85 to 95 for the commercial aviation market, while business aviation market deliveries were below the 105 to 125 outlook, as recently disclosed by Embraer during its recent meeting with investors and an...

Boeing Forecasts Middle East Aviation Services Market at $745 Billion

Boeing projects the Middle East will require $745 billion in aviation services through 2037 to keep pace with growing passenger and freight traffic in the region, according to a new report released today at MRO Middle East in Dubai. The high value services market is largely driven by the demand for nearly 3,000 new commercial airplanes in the Middle East ...

Safran acquires ElectroMechanical Systems business from Collins Aerospace

Safran announced that it has finalized the acquisition of the ElectroMechanical Systems business from Collins Aerospace. This business primarily consists of actuators and pilot controls for aircraft and was previously a part of Rockwell Collins. These operations generated sales of USD 159 million in 2018, with 575 employees at four facilities in North America, mainly in Irvine, California...

FACC is ramping up for Aftermarket Services together with Proponent

FACC is ramping up its activities in its newest business segment, Aftermarket Services. The aim is to reach the sales target of 100 million euros by fiscal year 2022/23 with new innovative products and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services. In order to secure a powerful organization in the growing market, FACC is now entering into a strategic cooperation with the aircraft parts distribut...

Gulfstream opens Vienna sales office and expands European Sales Team

Vienna's Goldenes Quartier makes Gulfstream Aerospace closer to European customers. The Vienna Sales office is located in the exclusive Goldenes Quartier in the heart of Vienna’s historic first district. Based there are Matt Sandidge, regional vice president of Sales for Central and Eastern Europe, Greece, Turkey and Israel, and the recently appointed regional vice president of Sales...

Honeywell And Curtiss-Wright Use Connectivity To Reinvent Airplane Black Box Recorders

New Honeywell Connected Recorder (HCR-25) will meet upcoming European Aviation Safety Agency requirement for storing 25 hours of voice recordings and timely recovery of data "Black box in the sky" innovation overcomes major barrier of black box retrieval, paves way for 24/7/365 streaming information to aid aircraft incident investigations  In a major boost for airline acci...

Innovation Award For Setting New Safety Standards goes to Gulfstream G500

2019 Business Intelligence Group (BIG) Innovation Award for the advanced technology introduced received By Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. for the high-performing Gulfstream G500. The Business Intelligence Group seeks out and rewards those with vision, creativity and persistence, all hallmarks found in the world's leading companies and individuals. The G500 earned the award for its influenc...

Delta Air Lines A220 Inaugural Flight powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF™ Engines

Pratt & Whitney along with Airbus and Delta Air Lines celebrated the entry into service (EIS) of the airline's A220 aircraft powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engines. The momentous occasion makes Delta the first A220 operator in North America. The event was commemorated with a gate celebration at LaGuardia Airport in New York. In April 2016, Delta announced...

Embraer Signs Pool Program Contract to Support Germany’s WDL Aviation E190s fleet

Embraer and WDL Aviation GmbH, a German charter and ACMI airline headquartered at Cologne Bonn Airport and part of the Zeitfracht logistics group, have signed an agreement on a Flight Hour Pool Program to support the airline’s recently leased fleet of four used E190s. WDL, which becomes a new Embraer E-Jet family customer in 2019, leased the aircraft to replace their current fleet. T...

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Eviation partners Siemens for Nine-Passenger Alice Aircraft Fleets

Eviation Aircraft had selected Siemens to provide high-power, all-electric propulsion systems for Eviation's fleet of regional Alice electric planes. The Eviation and Siemens collab...

Heligo receives its first Airbus H145 helicopter from Milestone Aviation

Heligo Charters Private Limited (HCPL), a Mumbai-based non-scheduled helicopter operator has taken delivery of its first H145 helicopter. The helicopter’s configuration will allow it to perfo...

Discover Kopter Group SH09 helicopter in a passenger transport configuration at Heli-Expo 2019

Heli-Expo show in Atlanta will give you the possibility to discover a full-scale mock-up of Kopter Group new SH09 helicopter outfitted with a seven-seat transport configuration (five pa...

First complete renovation of Legacy 600 performed by Embraer Service Center in Sorocaba

First complete renovation of Legacy 600 performed by Embraer Service Center in Sorocaba. The used aircraft was purchased by a South American customer who chose to customize the whole aircraft wit...

New Safran plant in India to make parts for the LEAP engine

During a visit to India for the Aero India Show, Philippe Petitcolin, Chief Executive Officer of Safran, and Shri K.Chandrashekar Rao, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Telangana, announced that Safran Ai...

Indian Market at Aero India 2019 by Dassault Aviation with Reinforces Falcon Presence

Falcon 2000S to be featured at Aero India 2019 Dassault Aviation’s Falcon 2000S will be featured at India’s largest military and civil aircraft show, Aero India. The 2000S, recently cer...

Typically Swiss Style flight on PC-24 by Swiss Government

The official delivery of the Pilatus PC-24 by Swiss government! Order was made back in 2014 and here is came the delivery on 18 February 2019. The brand-new PC-24 Super Versati...

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day - Collins Aerospace to host more than 1,000 female students globally

Ladies! Get ready to find out more why you want to be in aviation, what inspires you to make a part of this amazing industry! 21 locations to welcome female engineers! During Engineers...

Pratt & Whitney Delivers GTF™ PW1900G Production Engines for Embraer E195-E2 Program

Pratt & Whitney and Embraer celebrated delivery of the GTF™ PW1900G production engines for the E195-E2 aircraft at Embraer's E2 final assembly line in São José dos Cam...

Rolls-Royce welcomes Emirates agreement

An order for Trent 7000 engines was secured BY Rolls-Royce to power 40 Airbus A330neo aircraft from Emirates. The order includes Rolls-Royce’s flagship TotalCare® long term service...

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Russian Helicopters identified potential partners in localization of Ka-226T in Indi

Russian Helicopters Holding Company and a number of Indian companies signed Memorandums of Understanding at Aero India 2019. The parties agreed to explore the producing a number of assemblies and comp...

Heligo receives its first Airbus H145 helicopter from Milestone Aviation

Heligo Charters Private Limited (HCPL), a Mumbai-based non-scheduled helicopter operator has taken delivery of its first H145 helicopter. The helicopter’s configuration will allow it to perfo...

For Second Consecutive Year, The HondaJet is the Most Delivered Aircraft in its Class

HondaJet was the most delivered aircraft in its class in 2018, based on numbers provided by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA).  Last year, 37 HondaJets were delivered around t...

Welcome New Bombardier European Mobile Response Team

Bombardier today announced the latest addition to its expanding service and support network – a dedicated Mobile Response Team (MRT) aircraft, based in Frankfurt, Germany. The Challenger 30...

Discover Kopter Group SH09 helicopter in a passenger transport configuration at Heli-Expo 2019

Heli-Expo show in Atlanta will give you the possibility to discover a full-scale mock-up of Kopter Group new SH09 helicopter outfitted with a seven-seat transport configuration (five pa...

Typically Swiss Style flight on PC-24 by Swiss Government

The official delivery of the Pilatus PC-24 by Swiss government! Order was made back in 2014 and here is came the delivery on 18 February 2019. The brand-new PC-24 Super Versati...

Airbus Foundation Flying Challenge launched in Mirabel to interest local young people in aeronautics

Flagship program comes to Quebec through partnership with Mirabel Youth Centres Association The first Canadian edition of the Airbus Foundation Flying Challenge has been launched in Qu&ea...