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Airbus creates the first electric airplane race with Air Race E

Airbus has announced a global partnership with Air Race E, the world’s first electric airplane race set to launch its inaugural series in 2020. Airbus is the Official Founding Partner of Air Race E. The competition aims to drive the development and adoption of cleaner, faster, and more tech...

Diamond Aircraft needs more than 200 employees in Austria and Canada for increased production

Attention! Here is your job you were dreaming about!  After one year under the new management of the Diamond Aircraft Group, the company is on a very good way to achieve its goal to be the leading company in General Aviation in its class worldwide. After a huge staff increase in 2018, the co...


Boeing Partners with Aerion to Accelerate Supersonic Travel

Aerion's AS2 will be the first supersonic business jet to market Boeing to provide financial, engineering and industrial resources Being announced a partnership with Aerion, a Reno, Nev.-based company pioneering next-generation supersonic aircraft. As part of the agreement, Boeing made a significant investment in Aerion to accelerate technology development and aircraft design,...

Increased Warranty for All Piper M600 Aircraft

Piper Aircraft announced the warranty for all M600 aircraft will be increased from five years / 1,000 flight hours to five years / 1,500 flight hours effective immediately.  Piper originally launched the M600 program with a five year / 1,000 hour warranty.  However, after three years of deliveries, nearly one-hundred aircraft in service and over 21,000 fleet hours, the data gathered...

New Executive Committee members appointed by Airbus Helicopters

Alain Flourens, 61, currently Head of Engineering for Airbus Helicopters, has been appointed Head of Industry for Airbus Helicopters, following Christian Cornille’s departure from Airbus. Alain will be replaced in his current position by Stefan Thomé, 47, currently Head of New Business Models & Services at Airbus Defence and Space. These management ch...

Hello, neo: First American Airlines A321neo delivered

American Airlines has taken delivery of the first of 100 A321neos on order from Airbus, powered by CFM International LEAP-1A engines. The aircraft, MSN8647, departed Hamburg early Friday for the trans-Atlantic ferry flight to Pittsburgh where American’s technicians will get the A321neo ready for customer flights. After an 8 1/2-hour nonstop journey from Hamburg, Germany (XFW), the new...

CFM logs more than 3,300 orders in 2018

Orders valued at more than $48 billion U.S. at list price Production maintaining historic highs as LEAP ramp-up continues Orders for CFM International's two product lines again achieved near-record levels in 2018, with the company booking orders for a total of 3,337 engines, including 126 CFM56 engines (commercial, military and spares) and 3,211 LEAP engines (including commitments and sp...

Garmin® announces availability of the GPS 3000, enabling ADS-B and WAAS/SBAS operational capability

Garmin International, Inc. announced the availability of the GPS 3000, a high-integrity GPS position sensor that seamlessly interfaces to existing avionics to help meet Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out requirements. Also, targeting the air transport and defense markets, the GPS 3000 is designed as a WAAS/SBAS position source for select Flight Management Systems (FMS). Ai...

Targets reached by ATR Aircraft

ATR, the Franco-Italian turboprop manufacturer, maintained its leadership on the market in 2018, showing a solid performance. It delivered 76 aircraft, booked 52 firm orders and stabilised its annual turnover at US$ 1.8 billion. With a total of 165 orders and 154 deliveries between 2017 and 2018, ATR achieved a book to bill ratio above 1. Out of the 52 firm orders, 20 are for ATR 42-600s. In a...

FACC receives STC approval for its Passenger Luggage Space Upgrade program

FACC has successfully reached another milestone in the implementation of its interior strategy: For the solution developed by FACC to significantly increase the luggage stowage space, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has issued a Supplemental Type Certification (STC) to FACC for the "Passenger Luggage Space Upgrade" to be installed in the A320 aircraft family. At the same time,...

Learjet Aircraft Engine Maintenance Intervals extended, 25 Million Flight-hour Milestone celebration

Bombardier announced that Learjet 70 and Learjet 75aircraft operators now benefit from lengthened intervals between recurring major powerplant inspections, which have been extended from 3,000 to 3,500 engine hours. This interval extension directly benefits the bottom lines of operators by reducing the number of repeat inspections over the lifecycle of the engine, thereby decrea...

Russian government to allocate $24.2 mln worth of subsidies for MC-21 airliner project

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree on allocation of 1.6 bln rubles ($24.24 mln) worth of subsidies for the MC-21 airliner project. "I have signed a governmental decree to allocate subsidies for production and support of MC-21 airliner for the first time. Almost 1.6 bln rubles will be spent on that in 2019," he said at a meeting with deputy prime ministers on Mo...

A330neo certified by EASA for “beyond 180 minutes” ETOPS

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has approved the A330-900 for ETOPS (Extended-range Twin engine aircraft Operations) “beyond 180 minutes” diversion time. This significant achievement means that operators of the A330neo, which is powered by Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines, will benefit from the most efficient, reliable and direct long-range routings. The approval, which inc...

Airbus and Thailand’s CATC to work on pilot, maintenance training

Airbus and Thailand’s CATC to work on pilot, maintenance training  Airbus and Thailand’s Civil Aviation Training Center (CATC) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together on projects to develop and implement maintenance training and pilot training courses in the country.  Under the agreement, Airbus and the CATC will identify ways in which they can...

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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...