Daily Archives: September 27, 2011
The value of the deal was not immediately known, but a senior U.S.… Continue reading
BAE Systems, with the full support of the UK Government, the Eurofighter partner companies and nations together with the Sumitomo Corporation, has today submitted a response to Japanâ€™s requirement for a new fighter aircraft to the Japanese Ministry of Defence… Continue reading
ESA closely monitored the reentry on 24 September of the UARS observatory satellite. The Agency’s Space Debris Office worked with NASA and international partners in a coordinated prediction and risk-assessment exercise.
NASA’s non-operational Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) reentered Earth’s… Continue reading
Astrium has… Continue reading
The first A350 XWB nose section was transported to Airbus in St Nazaire by Beluga from Airbus partner, Aeroliaâ€™s site in MÃ©aulte. The A350 XWB nose section comprises three main sub-assemblies: the cockpit plus upper and lower forward fuselage parts,… Continue reading
WICHITA, Kan., Sept. 26, 2011 â€” Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today launched the Citation M2, a new light business jet that fills the gap between the Citation Mustang and the Citation CJ family.
The Citation… Continue reading
LONG BEACH, Calif., Sept. 26, 2011 — The government of Australia on Sept. 26 announced its intent to procure a sixth Boeing C-17 Globemaster III airlifter. Boeing today issued the following statement:
“Boeing is incredibly pleased by the confidence shown… Continue reading
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 27, 2011 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced that the U.S. Air Force has granted the F-15E Radar Modernization Program (RMP) approval to begin low-rate initial production (LRIP) of the APG-82(V)1 radar system.
Boeing and radar supplier… Continue reading
SEATTLE, Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and UTair Aviation, Russia have signed an order for 40 Boeing Next-Generation 737 airplanes, comprised of seven 737-900ERs and 33 737-800s. The agreement was previously announced at the 2011 Paris Air… Continue reading
SociÃ©tÃ© FCL of France has taken delivery of a GrandNew light twin engine helicopter. The helicopter was handed over at a ceremony held at AgustaWestlandâ€™s Vergiate facility in Italy on 23rd September. The helicopter will be used for private and… Continue reading
Blueway AS of Norway has signed a contract for one more AW139 medium twin helicopter. This aircraft will be used for offshore transport operations. This order follows an initial contract for three AW139s placed in 2010 and one for a… Continue reading
FAS (Falcon Aviation Services) of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) has signed a contract for a GrandNew light twin and a preliminary sale contract for two AW169 helicopters. These latest contracts were signed at the delivery ceremony recently held at… Continue reading