SunPower Corp., a Silicon Valley manufacturer of high-efficiency solar cells, solar panels and solar systems, today announced that the company is providing solar cells to the Solar Impulse project. The Solar Impulse team has produced a prototype (HB-SIA) solar airplane… Continue reading
Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has received approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for an enhanced “Package B” version of the Trent 1000 engine which powers the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
The Package B version of the Trent… Continue reading
Palletized Shelter Configured For C-130J Supports Signals Intelligence Collecting
An airborne signals intelligence system configured specifically for the newest C-130J aircraft has been delivered to the U.S. Air Force by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT]. The system, which is part of… Continue reading
Embraer performed the maiden flight, today, of the first of three EMB 145 Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) aircraft ordered by the Indian government. The flight was well performed and all planned tests were successfully achieved. It tooked place… Continue reading
The Boeing Company on Nov. 28 received a U.S. Navy contract under the Foreign Military Sales Program to provide the first major upgrades for the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) fleet of eight F/A-18D Hornet fighter aircraft.
The contract covers… Continue reading
AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company,announced that Weststar Aviation Services of Malaysia has signed a contract for 10 AgustaWestland helicopters comprising, five AW139s configured for offshore transport, one AW139 for VIP transport, two AW169s and two AW189s. The contract was signed today… Continue reading
AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, announced that it will be opening a new AgustaWestland Training Academy (AWTA) in Malaysia in January 2012, expanding the range and number of training courses available for pilots and technicians in the region. The Training Academy… Continue reading