Gripen will be on the frontline, providing airspace security and protection for the planet’s biggest sporting event of the year, the 2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup, being held across South Africa from 11 June – 11 July.
South Africa’s growing… Continue reading
FORT WORTH, Texas, June 9th, 2010 — The Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35 Lightning II program successfully completed F-35A conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) full-scale static testing â€“ with zero structural failures â€“ five months ahead of schedule and in… Continue reading
System Improves Situational Awareness For Gulfstream Operators
SAVANNAH, Ga., June 9, 2010 â€” Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. has successfully installed the Kollsman General Aviation Vision System (GAViS) on a Gulfstream GIV aircraft. The device is now available for GV, GIV and… Continue reading
Two Italian Air Force Eurofighter Typhoons from the 4th Stormo intercepted a civil aircraft flying from Italy into Switzerland yesterday as it was not complying with air space rules.
A potentially dangerous scenario was resolved quickly thanks to the effective… Continue reading
Blagnac, 09Â JuneÂ 2010
Aircraft manufacturer Airbus and the Weltvogelpark-Foundation Walsrode agreed a Letter of Intent for strengthening the population of the Northern Bald Ibis, or Waldrapp, within the framework of the Airbus partnership with the UN Secretariat of the Convention on… Continue reading
Bombardier announced today the acceptance of its offer to purchase the Saint-Laurent facilities of ExelTech Aerospace Inc. following the latterâ€™s bankruptcy. The acquisition will increase Bombardierâ€™s Global Completion Centre (GCC) capabilities for its Global 5000 and Global Express XRS business… Continue reading
The Turkish State Airport Administration (DHMI), a subsidiary of the Turkish Ministry of Transport and the Eurocopter Group today confirmed a contract for two EC145 helicopters, at the ILA trade fair in Berlin Germany. The aircrafts are the first of… Continue reading
MARIETTA, Ga., June 9th, 2010 — The first three C-130J Super Hercules for India take the final positions on Lockheed Martinâ€™s assembly line in Marietta, Ga. India will receive six aircraft plus support, with the first aircraft arrival in India… Continue reading
MARIETTA, Ga., June 8th, 2010 — Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] inducted its third C-5 Galaxy strategic airlifter into the Reliability Enhancement and Re-engining Program (RERP) production line at its facility here today.
The aircraft will become the sixth C-5M flying… Continue reading