Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James Amos, Assistant Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford and Lt. Col. Fred Schenk and Lt. Col. Matt Kelly of the F-35 Integrated Test Force inspecting a F-35B test aircraft on December… Continue reading
REUTERSÂ Â Â German airline Lufthansa wants Emirates airline to be denied landing slots at Berlin’s new airport, saying the Dubai-based carrier had an unfair advantage, according to a UAE newspaper on Monday.
The spat between the two airlines is the latest… Continue reading
Lufthansa and Israel Aerospace Industries have successfully conducted an operating test for the TaxiBotâ„¢ used with a B747-400
Lufthansa and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) have successfully conducted an operating test for the TaxiBotâ„¢ used with a B747-400 to demonstrate its ability to tow an airplane from gate to runway and back under typical taxiing conditions. The test was… Continue reading
Embraer and the Brazilian Air Force â€“ FAB (Comando da AeronÃ¡utica â€“ COMAER) have signed a contract to overhaul 43 AMX jet fighters. This deal complements the previous contract to modernize AMX fighters signed in 2003.
January 17, 2011, Venice (Italy) – SuperJet International (SJI) – a joint venture between Alenia Aeronautica, a Finmeccanica Company, and Sukhoi Holding – signed today with Mexicoâ€™s Interjet airline a contract for the purchase of 15 long range Sukhoi Superjet… Continue reading
ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Jan. 17, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) and the Air National Guard have initiated modifications to a KC-135 air refueling aircraft in preparation for the Operational Utility Evaluation of the company’s Guardianâ„¢ anti-missile system.… Continue reading
Airbus announced this morning its 10,000th order with a firm contract from Virgin America for 60 A320s, including 30 A320neo aircraft. This is the first firm order for the A320 new engine option; therefore Virgin America becomes the launch… Continue reading
Airbus has increased its production output for the ninth year in a row and achieved a new company record of 510 (2009: 498) commercial aircraft deliveries to 94 customers (of which 19 were new). Deliveries included 401 A320 Family aircraft,… Continue reading
AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that it has signed a contract with the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) covering the second five year period of the 25-year Integrated Merlin Operational Support (IMOS) contract. The contract for the… Continue reading
The Bulgarian Border Police has taken delivery of two additional AW109 Power light twin-engine helicopters and one AW139 medium twin-engine helicopter. The handover was performed during an official ceremony held at Sofia Airport on January 15th in the presence of… Continue reading