The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has certified the Arrius 2G1 turboshaft engine made by French company Turbomeca (Safran Group), installed on the Russian light Ka-226T helicopter. Engine certification achieved end-October 2011 allows mass operation of the engine and remains… Continue reading
BEIJING, Nov. 14 — China successfully completed Monday the country’s second space docking that linked the unmanned spacecraft Shenzhou-8 again with the prototype space lab Tiangong-1, according to the mission’s control center.
About half an hour before the re-docking, Shenzhou-8… Continue reading
Sikorsky Aerospace Services to Perform A-to-L Upgrades on Royal Saudi Land Forces’ BLACK HAWK Helicopters
Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) announced today the signing of a follow-on contract with the Royal Saudi Land Forces Aviation Command (RSLFAC) to upgrade its fleet of BLACK HAWK UH-60A helicopters to the more modern UH-60L aircraft configuration. SAS is the… Continue reading
Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has won a share of an order from Thai Airways International for V2500 engines to power five purchased and six leased Airbus A320 series aircraft. The contract includes a long-term… Continue reading
Monday, 14 November 2011
Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has won an order from Saudi Arabian Airlines, worth up to $500m, to provide engines and TotalCare® support for four Airbus A330 aircraft already announced and four options.
These aircraft,… Continue reading
Air Arabia has selected Rockwell Collins’ second-generation dPAVES™ in-flight entertainment (IFE) system for 44 new Airbus A320 aircraft. Air Arabia is the first airline in the Middle East to select this system.
Rockwell Collins’ PAVES family of IFE systems lead… Continue reading
DUBAI, UAE, November 13, 2011 — Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, expects its new ‘game-changing’ Citation Latitude mid-size business jet to become a favorite with Middle East customers.
With space for a crew of two plus… Continue reading
Pratt & Whitney has successfully completed more than 1,000 hours of full engine testing on its PurePower engines for its first two applications – the PW1500G engine series for the Bombardier* CSeries* aircraft and the PW1200G engine series for the… Continue reading
Demand for 2,520 new airplanes over the next 20 years
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) forecasts that airlines in the Middle East will need an estimated 2,520 airplanes worth $450 billion by 2030.… Continue reading
CSTS Dinamika received an order for the development of the Ka-52 training complex from The Kamov in 2010. The training complex includes the Ka-52 FMS that… Continue reading