Daily Archives: February 22, 2010
The Lufthansa strike has ended after a compromise between the pilots and the airline. Negotiations will carry on until at least March 8Th about salaries.
4000 pilots went on strike on Monday planning to keep up until Thursday.
In the… Continue reading
ORLANDO, FL, February 22nd, 2010 — The LONGBOW Limited Liability Company, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] and Northrop Grumman [NYSE: NOC], was recently awarded an $86 million contract from AgustaWestland to support LONGBOW FCR systems on the… Continue reading
Eurocopter offers new Inlet Barrier Filter for EC135 to Raise Engine Lifetime and reduce Maintenance Costs
Eurocopter displays an EC135 P2i with a newly developed inlet barrier filter (IBF) at Heli-Expo. During the show, the aircraft was handed over to ADAC Air Rescue of Germany, the first operator to put the new system into service. It… Continue reading
Endeavour Completes Mission, Lands at KSC
Space shuttle Endeavour is home after two weeks in space, having delivered the final U.S. module and a “room with a view” to the International Space Station. STS-130 Commander George Zamka guided Endeavour to… Continue reading
Eurocopter displays its new fire-fighting system developed for the EC225 at this yearâ€™s Heli-Expo. The system, which has been extensively tested during forest fires on the island of Corsica (France), is one of the most effective and powerful helicopter-borne fire-fighting… Continue reading
Bombardier Aerospace, Belfast, today announced it has awarded contracts to two more UK companies for work on Bombardierâ€™s CSeries commercial aircraft programme.Â Â
GKN Aerospace will be supplying the winglet for the CSeries aircraft from its composites centre on the Isle… Continue reading
AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the Full Ice Protection System (FIPS) for the AW139 medium twin helicopter has achieved EASA Certification. This allows the AW139 to fly into known icing conditions with unprecedented all weather capabilities… Continue reading
ANKARA, Turkey, Feb. 22, 2010 — The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] today announced it has successfully completed the second phase of its industrial participation program for the Peace Eagle 737 Airborne Early Warning & Control aircraft program for the Turkish… Continue reading