SEATTLE, Oct. 23, 2014 – Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced today that SF Airlines has placed an order for an undisclosed number of 767-300ER passenger-to-freighter conversions (Boeing Converted Freighters). SF Airlines, a subsidiary… Continue reading
SEATTLE, Oct. 23, 2014 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] is pleased that Kunming Airlines has committed to purchase 10 737s, including four Next-Generation 737-700s and six 737 MAX airplanes.
The commitment, valued at $897 million at current list prices, is… Continue reading
Russia’s Federal Space Agency Roscosmos will receive technical suggestions in creating the country’s super-heavy carrier rockets by the end of 2014, an agency department head said Thursday.
“We expect to receive designs from leading enterprises by the end of the… Continue reading
MQ-8C Fire Scout completes “slope testing”
POINT MUGU, Calif. – Oct. 23, 2014 –Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) successfully completed precision sloped landing tests Aug. 27 with the MQ-8C Fire Scout at Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, in preparation for… Continue reading
Italian electrical transmission grid operator Terna has taken delivery of two Airbus Helicopters AS350 B3e rotorcraft to perform surveillance and maintenance support for power lines that deliver electricity throughout the country.
These two Ecureuil family helicopters were delivered by Airbus… Continue reading
- First example of collaboration between Bombardier and Falcon Aviation Services to expand the Q400 NextGen airliner fleet in Africa
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft today welcomed Dakar-based Senegal Airlines to the family of Q400 NextGen aircraft customers and operators. Senegal Airlines, the… Continue reading
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(Reuters) – Turkish carrier Atlasjet is in the final stage of talks on the order of 50 airplanes, Chief Executive Orhan Coskun told Reuters on Wednesday.
Coskun declined to say whether closely-held Atlasjet will order the aircraft from European planemaker… Continue reading
The Royal Thai Navy and Air Force acquire five EC645 T2 and two EC725 rotorcraft from Airbus Helicopters
The airborne capabilities of Thailand’s navy and air force will be significantly enhanced with the acquisition of two mission-ready Airbus Helicopters rotorcraft types: the light-utility EC645 T2 and the 11-ton-class EC725.
The Royal Thai Navy signed for five EC645 T2s… Continue reading
Airlines and pilots will both benefit from the Common Type Rating pilot training on the A350 XWB and A330 jetliners, further extending Airbus’ concept of flight operational commonality between its fly-by-wire aircraft families.
The new regulatory approval means that pilots… Continue reading
Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland announced that three of its AW609 test pilots have received from the Society of Experimental Test Pilots the prestigious Iven C. Kincheloe award and were recognized at the Society’s annual gala.
The Kincheloe Award recognizes outstanding professional… Continue reading
The fourth prototype of the new multirole Mi-38 helicopter has carried out a series of ground runs and completed its first flight at Russian Helicopters’ (part of State Corporation Rostec) Kazan Helicopters’ test flight centre.
The helicopter was piloted by… Continue reading