Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has signed a letter of intent with the Japanese airline Skymark Airlines to provide Trent 900 engines to power six Airbus A380 aircraft, including TotalCareÂ® long-term engine service and support. The aircraft will enter… Continue reading
The Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1500G engine, the PW1524G engine for the Bombardier* CSeries* aircraft, completed its first flight test program logging 25 flights with 115 flight hours. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp.
â€œWe are… Continue reading
The existence of a world with a double sunset, as portrayed in the film Star Wars more than 30 years ago, is now scientific fact. NASA’s Kepler mission has made the first unambiguous detection of a circumbinary planet — a… Continue reading
“The mother ship is finished… The rocket tests are going extremely well, and so I… Continue reading
September 15, 2011 â€” Toronto
Bombardier Aerospace today announced that final assembly of its new Global 7000 and Global 8000 business jets will take place at its manufacturing site in Toronto, Ontario.
â€œOur Toronto site employees have the knowledge… Continue reading
During a special ceremony held on Monday, September 12, 2011 at Bombardierâ€™s Toronto… Continue reading
Singapore Airlines CEO, Goh Choon Phong signed today the final agreement to acquire 15 more A330-300 aircraft with John Leahy, Airbusâ€™ Chief Operating Officer – Customers at Airbusâ€™ headquarters in Toulouse. The signature firms up an announcement from 29th June… Continue reading
Newest operator of worldâ€™s most efficient mid-size freighter
MASkargo, the freight subsidiary of Malaysia Airlines, has become a new operator of the A330-200F, following the delivery of the first of four PW4000-powered aircraft ordered by the airline.… Continue reading
SEATTLE, Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lion Air, Indonesia’s largest private airline, today celebrated the delivery of the 50th Next-Generation 737-900ER (Extended Range) to the airline.
“This is a major milestone for Lion Air and Boeing,”… Continue reading
Qinghai Zhingao Natural Gas and Chemical of China has placed an order for two AW139 medium twin helicopters. The aircraft, configured for VIP transport purposes, will be used to support operations of a new general aviation subsidiary.
The customer, following… Continue reading
9/15/2011 – WASHINGTON (AFNS) — Iraq’s potential purchase of 18 U.S. F-16 Fighting Falcons is an encouraging development that benefits both nations, the senior U.S. Air Force component commander in Iraq said Sept 14.
“I do not have any word… Continue reading