First Astronaut Mission Expected in Three Years
WASHINGTON â€“ NASA has awarded Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) $75 million to develop a revolutionary launch escape system that will enable the companyâ€™s Dragon spacecraft to carry astronauts. The Congressionally mandated award is… Continue reading
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Space shuttle Commander Mark Kelly and his five crewmates are scheduled to begin a 14-day mission to the International Space Station with a launch at 3:47 p.m. EDT on Friday, April 29, from NASA’s Kennedy Space… Continue reading
GE Capital Aviation Services Announces Signing of Lease Contracts With SAS for Five Boeing 737-800 and Twelve Boeing 737-700 Aircraft
GE Capital Aviation Services Limited (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing unit of GE, announced the signing of lease agreements with Stockholm-based Scandinavian Airline System (SAS) for the delivery of five new Boeing 737-800 aircraft and twelve used Boeing… Continue reading
Lockheed Martin Tests JAGM Tri-Mode Seeker on Sabreliner in High-Speed, Long-Range Captive Flight Tests
Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] recently tested its Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) tri-mode seeker in high-speed captive flight tests on a Sabreliner jet at Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz., demonstrating the robustness of the seeker on fixed-wing aircraft.
The long-range, high-speed seeker… Continue reading
NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 19th, 2011 — Lockheed Martinâ€™s [NYSE: LMT] Tactical Reconnaissance and Counter-Concealment-Enabled Radar, TRACER, has completed flight testing aboard a Predator B MQ-9 Unmanned Aerial System. TRACER is a dual-band (UHF and VHF) synthetic-aperture radar capable of detecting… Continue reading
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Eurocopterâ€™s 1,000th helicopter from its Dauphin family was delivered today to Indiaâ€™s Pawan Hans Helicopters Limited, the worldâ€™s largest civilian operator of this successful twin-engine, medium weight rotary-wing aircraft.
Pawan Hansâ€™ milestone helicopter is an AS365 N3 version, configured for… Continue reading
Bombardier Aerospace announced today the entry into service of the first CL-215T aircraft to be operated by the Government of Saskatchewan, which purchased a total of four turbine conversion kits for its fleet of CL-215 piston engine amphibious aircraft.
These… Continue reading
Yerevan (Armenia) â€“ Delivery ceremony of the first production Sukhoi Superjet
100 SN 95007 to Armenian aircompany â€œArmaviaâ€ took place in Zvartnots airport today. The
aircraft received the name after the first cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin and the tail number EK… Continue reading
S.A.T., the holding of the Berlin-based German carrier Germania, has taken delivery of its first of five directly purchased A319s. The order is part of the airlineâ€™s fleet rollover to eco-efficient Airbus A319s, which is planned to be completed by… Continue reading