Prince William is to train to become a full-time pilot with the RAF’s Search and Rescue Force (SARF) it has been confirmed on Monday 15 September 2008.
The Prince, who learned to fly earlier this year with the Royal Air… Continue reading
EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 15, 2008 â€“ Singapore Airlines Cargo (SIA Cargo) signed a 10-year, more than $500 million Fleet Management Program agreement with Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners.Â Pratt &… Continue reading
Northrop Grumman Awarded $5.1 Billion Contract for Detail Design and Construction of Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) Aircraft Carrier
NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Sept. 10, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) received a $5.1 billion, 7-year cost plus incentive fee contract award for detail design and construction of the Gerald R. Ford… Continue reading
BARKSDALE AFB, La., Sept. 15, 2008 — An airman at Barksdale Air Force Base (AFB), La., loads a Boeing [NYSE: BA] Laser Joint Direct Attack Munition (LJDAM) onto a B-52H aircraft for a recent demonstration flight. It was the first… Continue reading
SEATTLE, Sept. 15, 2008 — The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] has been awarded a contract for the initial phase of upgrading the radar on Saudi Arabia’s fleet of five E-3A Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft.… Continue reading
By Yevgeny Malychev, REUTERS
PERM, Russia (Reuters) – Engine failure caused an Aeroflot Boeing 737-500 plane crash in Russia on Sunday which killed all 88 people on board, officials said, dismissing fears terrorists had attacked the airliner.
The… Continue reading
Sikorsky Aerospace Services to provide Aerial Refueling Capability for 13 U.S. Air Force H-60 Helicopters
STRATFORD, Conn., Sept. 15, 2008 â€“ Sikorsky Aerospace Services today announced a contract to supply the U.S. Air Force with 13 aerial refueling assemblies for H-60 helicopters. Sikorsky Aerospace Services is the worldwide aftermarket division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a… Continue reading
French Caribbean carrier Air CaraÃ¯bes has signed a Memorandum of Understanding for three A350-1000 aircraft, and is with this purchase decision becoming the European launch customer for the largest version of the A350 XWB.
The aircraft… Continue reading
Airbus has finalised a Total Support Package (TSP) agreement with Singapore Airlines to maintain its future fleet of 19 A330 aircraft.
The TSP, which will be performed by Airbus Customer Service, will provide fleet management in addition to line and… Continue reading
Airbus concluded negotiations to sell its wing component and assemblies manufacturing unit at Filton to GKN
Airbus and GKN have signed a contract under which GKN will purchase the wing component and assemblies manufacturing unit based at Airbus’ site at Filton, near Bristol, UK. This will result in all operational business, assets and activities, within the… Continue reading
Rolls-Royce has received its first order for Trent XWB engines from a France-based carrier, with the Air CaraÃ¯bes order for three Airbus A350-1000 XWB aircraft. The engines will be backed by a long-term TotalCareÂ® agreement, bringing the combined engine and… Continue reading