Imperial War Museum Duxford presents a diverse and engaging range of events for 2011. From stunning air shows to elegant vintage cars; thrilling aerobatics to hands-on history, there is something at Europeâ€™s leading aviation museum to suit all tastes, interests… Continue reading
MUMBAI, India â€“ Jan. 19, 2011 â€“ Air India announced it has performed 124 Pratt & Whitney EcoPowerÂ®Â engine washes to date, saving more than 540,000 gallons of fuel worth $1.9 million USD while reducing its carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by… Continue reading
DALLAS, TX, January 20th, 2011 — Lockheed Martin [NYSE:LMT] has received two contracts totaling $218 million for the Demonstration Phase of the Defense Advanced Research Project Agencyâ€™s (DARPA) Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) program.
The program encompasses the rapid development… Continue reading
Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has won long term maintenance support business worth $250m from Cathay Pacific. The Group will provide TotalCareÂ® long-term services support for Trent 700 engines that power eight new Airbus A330 aircraft. An enhanced engine… Continue reading
SEBRING, Fla., Jan. 20, 2011 – Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, said today at the annual U.S. Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring, Fla., that it has received more than 60 Skycatcher light sport aircraft from Shenyang… Continue reading
SEATTLE, Jan. 20, 2011 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced that it completed full scale static testing of the P-8A Poseidonâ€™s airframe on Jan. 7. The series of tests, which began in May 2009, confirmed the airframe’s structural integrity.
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European regional turboprop manufacturer ATR today announced it booked orders for 80 new aircraft in 2010, plus options for 33. ATR also generated a turnover of 1.35 US $ billion, almost three times the turnover achieved in 2005.
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LONG BEACH, Calif., Jan. 20, 2011 — As part of a transition announced last year, Boeing [NYSE: BA] today confirmed it will deliver 13 C-17 Globemaster III airlifters in 2011 as the company moves to a new production rate of… Continue reading
China’s approval of airline contracts for 200 orders covers aircraft to be delivered over a three-year period, 2011-2013. The… Continue reading
Haifa, IsraelÂ -Â Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) (“Elbit Systems”) announced today that its Brazilian subsidiary, Aeroeletronica Ltda. (“AEL”), was awarded a contract to supply Hermes(R) 450 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) to the Brazilian Air Force. The contract is not… Continue reading
Sun-drenched and arid Western Australia is set to become a future biofuels hub, according to Michael Borowitzka, professor of marine phycology at Murdoch University. Borowitzka told ATWâ€™s Eco-Aviation Today that Western Australia “has abundant sunshine, a key requirement for high… Continue reading