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Firm Order for the Multi-Mission Airlift KC-390 for Portugal

The Portuguese Government announced today a firm order of five multi-mission airlifters Embraer KC-390 as part of the process to modernize Portuguese Air Force capacities to support national Armed Forces operations and increase readiness in missions of public interest. Deliveries are scheduled to st...

FACC increases sales, earnings below prior-year quarter

FACC AG started 2019 with a slight increase in revenues, but a decline in profits. Compared to the previous year, Group revenues increased moderately by 2.2 % to EUR 193.7 million in the first quarter. However, reported earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) amounted to EUR 7.4 million and were t...


Strata Plus launched to expand facility for Boeing 787 Dreamliner assembly

The new production facility in Al Ain will replicate Boeing Salt Lake City 787 vertical fin assembly line for the vertical fin program  Strata Manufacturing, the advanced composite aero structures manufacturing company wholly-owned by Mubadala Investment Company PJSC, is to expand its current manufacturing facilities to on board the assembly of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner vertical fins. T...

First order for Bombardier Global 5500 is secured

Bombardier announced the first order for a Global 5500 aircraft is secured.It will be operated from the West Coast of the United States. This transaction is valued at $46 million U.S., according to current list prices. “The Global 5500 aircraft offers the ultimate in performance, comfort, reliability and signature smooth ride,” said Peter Likoray,...

First Azores Airlines A321LR delivered

Congratulations! First Azores Airlines A321LR delivered! Azores Airlines, the Azores archipelago-based carrier, became the latest operator of the long-range single-aisle aircraft after the delivery of its first of three A321LRs to be leased from Air Lease Corporation. ​ Powered by CFM International’s LEAP-1A engines, the Azores Airlines’ A321LR comprises 190 seats in...

Garmin expands availability of the retrofit G1000 NXi integrated flight deck

Five more aircraft eligible for its G1000® NXi integrated flight deck upgrades are available! Aircraft currently equipped with a WAAS G1000 integrated flight deck that are now eligible for the G1000 NXi include the Cessna 172/182/206 and Beechcraft Bonanza and Baron. The G1000 NXi includes a wealth of features and capabilities such as wireless connectivity, SurfaceWatch™, map o...

Aerial Shows, Aviation Celebrities, Tech Talks Highlight Hartzell Propeller at EAA 2019

Hartzell Propeller's profile at the 2019 EAA AirVenture, to be held July 22-29 in Oshkosh, Wis., features multiple aviation celebrities, a number of exhilarating air show performances and technical presentations, in addition to the world's best propeller specialists. "Hartzell Propeller's strong lineup at the 2019 EAA AirVenture reflects our position as the world's leading...

Rolls-Royce and GETEC to collaborate on decentralised energy solutions

Rolls-Royce and the energy provider GETEC signed a cooperation agreement at the beginning of July 2019 and will thus intensify their collaboration on the design concept, construction and operation of decentralised energy supply systems in Europe. Both companies see great potential in their close cooperation. Companies within the GETEC Group offer a wide range of energy-related services and system-...

Indian Air Force Air Chief to fly a sortie in Yak-130 advanced jet trainer

Amid a severe shortage of trainer jets and high accident rates in the Indian Air Force (IAF), Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa will fly a sortie in Russian Trainer aircraft. The Yakovlev YAK-130 'Mitten' advanced jet trainer and light-attack aircraft will be flown by the IAF chief during his three-day visit from 9 July. This reported by Sputnik. The Irkut-made YAK-130, which can...

New aircraft carbon brake plant will be built near Lyon by Safran

Philippe Petitcolin, Chief Executive Officer of Safran, announced the construction of a new aircraft carbon brake plant in Feyzin, near Lyon, in a ceremony attended by French President Emmanuel Macron and Ross McInnes, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Safran. This new plant will strengthen the production capacity of Safran Landing Systems, the Group's landing and braking system special...

First Stop of Global Demonstration Tour - Embraer’s “TechLion” E195-E2 Visits China

Embraer’s “TechLion” E195-E2  begins its Global Demonstration Tour . The first stop will be Xiamen, China, on July 8th, followed by several stops within China and Asia Pacific during the months of July and August. At each stop, Embraer will show the aircraft’s efficiency and quiet cabin. The E195-E2 is the largest of the three aircraft in the E-Jets E2 f...

Maiden flight of First Royal Canadian Air Force C295

The key milestone towards delivery by the end of 2019 to begin operational testing by the RCAF is made for the Airbus C295! The aircraft, designated CC-295 for the Canadian customer, took off from Seville, Spain, on 4 July at 20:20 local time (GMT+1) and landed back on site one hour and 27 minutes later. FWSAR program facts and figures The contract, awarded in December 2016, incl...

Mi-38 successfully passed testing in extreme conditions

Extreme conditions for helicopter? No problems -Mi-38 successfully passed testing in extreme conditions! Specialists of the Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant finished a series of Mi-38 flights conducted under the instrument flight rules (IFR), as well as in conditions of extremely high temperature and high altitude. Test results were delivered to the Federal Air Transport Agency Rosaviatsiya&nbs...

Kenya Airways Selects GE Aviation for Digital Flight Operation

Kenya Airways has selected GE Aviation for the Flight Operations suite of digital products across the airline’s fleet of Boeing 737, 787 and Embraer E190 airplanes. Kenya Airway’s fleet adds to the 15,468 unique aircraft assets that are connected to GE Aviation’s digital solutions. Implementation is currently underway with completion this year.    “Kenya A...

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First-ever Lockheed Martin Space and Air Show

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Embraer - Happy 50-year anniversary!

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MHI New Combustor Center for Manufacturing Aero Engine Parts

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Looking back at LABACE 2019 - Dassault’s Falcon 8X and Falcon 2000LXS

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Bell 407GXI earns IFR Certification

Bell Textron Inc. announced the FAA has issued an IFR STC for the Bell 407GXi. The certification is a requirement for the Navy Advanced Helicopter Training System competition, enab...

New Embraer Showroom for Business Jet Customization presented at LABACE

Do you feel yourself ready to be a designer of your future business jet? Because now it's more than possible with Embraer Showroom for Business Jet Customization! Embraer presentedTechCa...

Embraer Praetor 500 awarded Brazilian certification

Congratulations Embraer! During a ceremony at LABACEE new Praetor 500 midsize business jet was awarded its Type Certificate by Brazil’s Civil Aviation Authority. If you remember, it wa...

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The expansion of Embraer Eugênio de Melo unit, in São José dos Campos

During the celebration of 50th anniversary, Embraer announced  US$ 30 million investment in the expansion of its Eugênio de Melo unit, in São José dos Campos. Through the construction of new facilitie...

Six Pilatus PC-24s for Swedish Air Ambulance

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VoloCity to become first commercial Volocopter aircraft

Volocopter presented the design for its newest air taxi model: VoloCity. This will be the fourth-generation electrical take-off and landing aircraft (eVTOL) by the German Urban Air Mobility develo...

MAKS 2019 - Russian Debut for Embraer’s newest and largest ever passenger jet

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MHI New Combustor Center for Manufacturing Aero Engine Parts

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