Investigators probing the Yakovlev Yak-42 crash in Yaroslavl, Russia, have revealed the presence of an apparent braking force on the aircraft during the take-off run, but have yet to establish its origin.
The aircraft had entered runway 23 at taxi… Continue reading
Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has been awarded a $99.9 million MissionCare™ contract by the US Department of Defense Naval Air Systems Command at Patuxent River to provide support for the F405 (Adour) engines that power the US Navy’s… Continue reading
In an effort to continue providing industry-leading support to over 1,100 worldwide PC-12 customers, Pilatus Aircraft Ltd has completed development of an interactive Aircraft Flight Manual (AFM) for the Apple iOS operating system. The application runs on both the iPad™… Continue reading
Marshall Aerospace has been awarded an Interior Cabin Upgrade contract by TAP, Portugal’s flag-carrying airline. The upgrade is to be applied to four Airbus A340-312 aircraft and will include new seating with enhanced in-flight entertainment systems.
Under the contract Marshall… Continue reading
A Dutch F-16 fighter intercepted two Russian TU-95 Bear aircraft flying into the Dutch NATO zone this afternoon.
The Quick Reaction Alert caught up with the Bears at the border of the area The Netherlands is responsible… Continue reading
EADS North America readies its Armed Aerial Scout 72X helicopter for competitive fly off demonstration
Rockwell Collins joins EADS North America’s AAS-72X industry team
In anticipation of a competitive flight demonstration, EADS North America’s Armed Aerial Scout 72X (AAS-72X) is on display at the Association of… Continue reading
Lockheed Martin Awarded $19 Million VNsight Sensor Production Contract for the U.S. Army Apache Helicopter
ORLANDO, FL, October 11th, 2011 — The U.S. Army awarded Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] a $19 million follow-on production contract for the VNsight low-light-level TV capability for Apache attack helicopters.
The VNsight visible/near infrared sensor provides Apache pilots with significant… Continue reading
CAE Global Academy Perth, Australia to use the jet and full-flight simulator for cadet pilot training
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 10, 2011 — Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, introduced the new Citation Latitude mid-size business jet this morning at the start of the 64th NBAA Annual Meeting and Convention. This is Cessna’s second… Continue reading
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA (October 10, 2011) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today that its newest version of the popular Bell 407 – the 407GX– has earned Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification following its certification… Continue reading
BEIJING, Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) opened a new service center in Beijing today to provide enhanced product support to China’s growing commercial aviation industry.
“We are bringing Boeing’s… Continue reading