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GKN Aerospace got multi-million contract for Boeing 777X wiring

GKN Fokker Elmo  has signed a  contract to supply  electrical wiring interconnection systems (EWIS) for the new Boeing 777X family. Production will start end of Q1 2020. The 777X EWIS will be delivered out of a number of strategic global locations, such as China, the Netherlands,...

Russian Helicopters to present its civilian line at Defexpo 2020

Russian Helicopters will exhibit a line of its latest civilian helicopters at the Defexpo international exhibition to be held in the Indian city of Lucknow from February 5 to 9.The light multipurpose Ansat helicopter, as well as heavy Mi-171A2 and Mi-38, will be available to the show guests and...


Bell has new independent representative in Switzerland - Centaurium Aviation

During HAI Heli-Expo 2020 Bell Textron announced an Independent Representative for Switzerland - Centaurium Aviation. “We are delighted to have Centaurium Aviation as a Bell IR for Switzerland. We thank Centaurium for being a loyal Bell customer,” said Duncan Van De Velde, Managing Director, Europe & Russia. “Bell is proud to work with Centaurium and support it...

Two Bombardier Learjet 75 Liberty Aircraft for Dedicated Medevac Service in Poland

Two Bombardier Learjet 75 Liberty aircraft were sold to North Dakota-based Fargo Jet Center. The aircraft are to be converted to dedicated medevac configuration and delivered to air ambulance service provider Lotnicze Pogotowie Ratunkowe, based in Warsaw, Poland. Following an extensive international competitive tender, LPR selected the Learjet 75 Liberty aircraft, with FJC...

Heli-Expo 2020 resulted with 38 orders for Airbus Helicopters

Airbus Helicopters concluded Heli-Expo 2020 with 38 orders, as well as 20 retrofits for the new five-bladed H145. German air rescue and ambulance provider DRF Luftrettung placed an order for 15 H145s, making them the largest operator of the H145. Show highlights included the increased power of the H125 that will enable operators to lift up to an additional 190 kg (419 lbs), She...

Strata forecasts delivery of 40 shipsets in 2020 for the world’s first Super Versatile Jet

Strata Manufacturing celebrated the delivery of its first shipset of Flap Track Fairings for the PC-24, the twin-engine Super Versatile Jet produced by Pilatus Aircraft Ltd of Switzerland. The delivery of the first shipset of Flap Track Fairings comes within eight months following the agreement between the two companies and affirms Strata’s position as the major supplier...

The first single-pilot jet to reach Mach 0.80 - Embraer Phenom 300E

In the Embraer tradition of constantly striving to deliver even more value to customers, the Phenom 300E is now the first single-pilot jet to reach Mach 0.80, offering a quieter cabin and upgrades to its avionics that include predictive windshear and a runway overrun awareness and alerting system, Embraer exclusive intellectual property and the first technology of its kind to be developed and cert...

Spanish Air Force bought PC-21 Training System Including 24 Aircraft

Already third European air force, this time The Spanish one, Ejército del Aire, opted for the Swiss-produced PC-21, the Next Generation Trainer. Pilatus has committed to delivering a total of 24 PC-21s to Spain. The single-engine turboprop trainer aircraft will replace the Casa C-101 jet trainers used since 1980. The Ministry of Defence was looking for a new, highly efficient trai...

Contract for 20 E175 Jets between Embraer and SkyWest

Embraer and SkyWest signed a firm order for 20 E175 jets in a 76-seat configuration. The order has a value of USD 972 million, based on 2019 list prices, and is already included in Embraer’s 2019 fourth-quarter backlog. Deliveries are expected to begin in the second half of 2020. “Embraer and SkyWest enjoy a partnership marked by a longstanding history of service to t...

Let us meet during Singapore Airshow - Liebherr Aerospace

This year at Singapore Airshow you shouldn't miss to meet Liebherr-Aerospace, who will have a strong presence with full display of multiple key components. Liebherr-Aerospace will welcome its customers, partners and all interested visitors to this large airshow in Asia.  This year, the company decided to showcase at its booth number L65 major components. Among the...

Airbus Helicopters for air ambulance services - latest updates

Different models of Airbus Helicopters are well know as reliable aircraft for EMS missions. This is a very important part of aviation business which is sometimes forgotten. Two great news from Heli Expo 2020 directly rlated to air ambulance services: Hungarian Air Ambulance becomes first helicopter operator to fully digitalise its support operation and Swedish air ambulance service...

The Future of Firefighting - Erickson and Sikorsky signed development agreement

Recently all the planet was following Australia fighting against devastating fires. How many people were asking what else can be done, what aerial help can be used to stop the fire? This news is giving more information on the development of aerial firefighting. Erickson Incorporated and Sikorsky have signed a development agreement aimed at tackling the future of firefig...

Bombardier donates Global 7500 flight test vehicle to Centennial College Dedicated Centre for Aerospace and Aviation

Centennial College announced that it is renaming its Centre for Aerospace and Aviation at Downsview Park to “The Bombardier Centre for Aerospace and Aviation” and is receiving a Bombardier Global 7500 flight test vehicle for training purposes. “As the global demand for aerospace technicians and technologists continues to grow, the strategic advantage of Bombardi...

Looking to introduce the H160 into service - Shell Aircraft

Airbus Helicopters and Shell Aircraft have been working closely in order to put the H160 into service for offshore transportation. “Shell seeks opportunity for early introduction to service of the H160. Having worked closely with Airbus over the last year to understand the design and manufacturing philosophy behind the H160, Shell Aircraft believes this innovative helicopter offers a po...

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World Most Delivered Super Mid-size Business Jet - Bombardier Challenger 350

For the sixth consecutive y ear Bombardier Challenger 350 is world’s most delivered business jet in the super mid-size segment. In 2019, 56 deliveries and a 44-per-cent...

2019 was a record year for Cirrus Aircraft

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FMV selected GKN Aerospace to support Gripen E RM16 aero-engine

GKN Aerospace has been selected for the technical product support and MRO for the Gripen E RM16 Engines of the Swedish Air Force. The RM16 is the Swedish name for the aero-engine of the new Gripen E a...

NAC to be first customer for Dash 8-400 classic overhead bin extension

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