The Ilyushin Il-112, Russia’s brand new light military transport plane, is slated to make its maiden flight in 2017, said Yury Borisov, a Russian Deputy Minister of Defense.
The aircraft’s mass production is expected to be launched in … Continue reading
DALLAS, March 26, 2015 – Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has purchased a wind tunnel that is one of only two of its kind in the United States, and is planning key improvements to the facility.
Since 1958, Lockheed Martin and… Continue reading
Fort Worth, TX (March 26, 2015) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), has announced its show plans for the 2015 Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit in Nashville, Tenn., March 29 – April 1. The company will display… Continue reading
Finmeccanica-AgustaWestland and UK Ministry of Defence sign latest Integrated Merlin Operational Support Contract
AgustaWestland to continue to deliver cost savings and guaranteed levels of aircraft availability
- Provides further five years of Integrated Operational Support for UK MoD’s AW101 Merlin fleet
- Contract provides guaranteed levels of aircraft serviceability and availability
- Co-located industry/MoD team to… Continue reading
(Reuters) – A Boeing 737 plane carrying 78 passengers plus crew has requested an emergency landing at the main airport in Russia’s second city of St. Petersburg, a Russian aviation source said on Wednesday.
The source said one engine… Continue reading
(Reuters) – Brazilian airline Gol Linhas Aereas SA may revise down its outlook for stable seat capacity this year, Chief Executive Paulo Kakinoff told journalists at an industry event on Tuesday.
The chief executive of rival airline Azul SA,… Continue reading
* German Airbus destroyed in remote area of ravines
* First black box damaged but thought to be viable
* Terror attack not seen likely
* Leaders of France, Germany, Spain visit crash area
* Victims include German school… Continue reading
Bombardier, one of the world’s leading business aircraft manufacturers, announced that it has delivered its first Learjet 75 aircraft to an undisclosed customer based in Poland following certification by the authorities of the country’s Civil Aviation Authority.
“Learjet… Continue reading
GE Capital Aviation Services Limited (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing arm of GE, today announced delivery of a new Boeing 737-800 aircraft to Kenya Airways to expand the carrier’s fleet. The aircraft is part of GECAS’ existing order… Continue reading
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was going Wednesday to the French Alpine region where a German passenger plane crashed, killing all 150 people on board.
She said her foreign and transport ministers, Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Alexander Dobrindt, were… Continue reading
The Austrian Air Force has put off its pilot training program due to the lack of suitable candidates.
“We had to postpone this year’s initial screening for future military pilots from May to the autumn of… Continue reading
RwandAir, the national flag carrier of the Republic of Rwanda, has signed an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) for two A330s. The agreement makes RwandAir a new Airbus customer and… Continue reading