Â Aircraft Industries, a Czech-based aircraft manufacturer, signed a five-year sales agreement with GE Aviation for the purchase of M601 and H80 engines. The engine agreement is for the L410-UVP-E20 aircraft, a twin-engine commuter aircraft, with annual production of 10+ units.… Continue reading
- The Spanish Navyâ€™s Harrier AV8B aircraft went through a test flight programme at Cassidian Spainâ€™s facilities in San Pablo (Seville)
- Handover to the Spanish Navy will take place on completion of the modification certification process
- CASSIDIAN is the new name… Continue reading
â€œJohannes Keplerâ€, built by Astrium, is the second unmanned European transport spacecraft for the International Space Station (ISS). It is currently in the final pre-launch phase at the European spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, from where it is scheduled for… Continue reading
CASSIDIAN has reached an important milestone in the testing of the latest capability standard ASSTA 3 (Avionics Software System Tornado Ada) for the German Air Force fleet of Tornado combat aircraft. In January 2011, Cassidian in Manching began the flight… Continue reading
Bangalore, India, February 07, 2011
Eurocopterâ€™s AS550 C3 Fennec helicopter will make its Indian public debut at this monthâ€™s Aero India 2011 exhibition in Bangalore, showcasing the candidate for Indiaâ€™s acquisition of new rotary-wing aircraft in reconnaissance and surveillance missions.… Continue reading
Boeing (NYSE: BA) successfully conducted the first flight of the fifth 747-8 Freighter Thursday. The airplane, coded as RC523, took off from Paine Field in Everett, Wash., for a 3-hour, 30-minute flight before returning to Paine Field.
The flight included… Continue reading
On February . 4, 2011Â the Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC)-built U.S. Navy X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstration (UCAS-D) aircraft successfully completed its historic first flight at Edwards Air Force Base (AFB), Calif.
Conducted by a U.S. Navy/Northrop Grumman… Continue reading
MARIETTA, Ga., February 7th, 2011 — The first of 15 MC-130Js currently on order for U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command has completed final assembly at the Lockheed Martin facility in Marietta. Following painting and production flight test the aircraft… Continue reading
MARIETTA, Ga., February 7th, 2011 — The Indian Air Force (IAF) celebrated the induction to service of its first Lockheed Martin [NYSE:LMT] C-130J Super Hercules at Hindon Air Force Station, India, on Feb. 5.
The aircraft is the first of… Continue reading