Evendale, Ohio, US â€“ May 27, 2009 – The GE Rolls-Royce Fighter Engine Team has launched its flight clearance certification review, a process that will prepare the F136 engine for flight testing over the next several months.
Following flight certification,… Continue reading
Tomorrow Airbus celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Franco-German agreement which launched its first ever aircraft programme, the A300. On May 29, 1969, the French Minister of Transport, Jean Chamant and the German Minister of Economic Affairs, Karl Schiller, signed… Continue reading
AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce the opening of its new T129 facility in Cascina Costa, Italy. The official opening ceremony was attended by delegates from the Turkish Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (SSM), Turkish Land Force Command and… Continue reading
ESA PR 13-2009. ESA astronaut Frank De Winne is heading to the International Space Station at the start of his six-month OasISS mission. Together with Russian cosmonaut Roman Romanenko and Canadian Space Agency astronaut Robert Thirsk, De Winne launched from… Continue reading
Alenia Aeronautica completes the deliveries of the C-27Js to the Italian Air Force with the 12th aircraft delivered
Today, at its Caselle South facility, Alenia Aeronautica completed deliveries to the Italian Air Force (AMI)
with the delivery of the twelfth C-27J. The aircraft was delivered to the 46th Air Wing… Continue reading
Brazilian Air Force receives this advanced training and light attack airplane
SÃ£o JosÃ© dos Campos, May 26, 2009
Embraer delivered the 100th Super Tucano aircraft, today, at the Companyâ€™s headquarters in SÃ£o JosÃ© dos Campos, State of SÃ£o Paulo, Brazil.… Continue reading
ST. LOUIS, May 26, 2009 â€“ The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] today announced that three KC-767J aerial refueling tankers recently achieved Initial Operational Capability (IOC) and have been placed in an active air wing in the Japan Air Self-Defense Force… Continue reading
Hatfield, Hertfordshire – Astra Airlines of Greece has acquired a BAe 146-300 from BAE Systems Asset Management to add to its existing Series 300 that it has had in service since July 2008, when it commenced operations.
The second aircraft… Continue reading
WICHITA, Kan., May 22, 2009 â€“ Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced the successful first flight of a B-52 Stratofortress upgraded with Combat Network Communications Technology (CONECT), a modification that equips the legendary B-52 with 21st-century situational awareness and mission flexibility.… Continue reading