On the 16th of April 2012 Direccion General de Aeronautica Civil, the Aviation Authority of Mexico, provided Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC) with the Validating Letter (Type Certificate) for the Sukhoi Superjet 100 (model RRJ-95B) aircraft.
This document confirms the… Continue reading
System Provides Greater Endurance, Range and Payload Capacity
The U.S. Navy has selected Northrop Grumman to produce the next-generation Fire Scout unmanned helicopter using the Bell 407 airframe. The new variant provides greater range, endurance and payload capacity to ship… Continue reading
Two more Eurocopter EC135 helicopters are ordered by the Romanian Ministry of Health for emergency medical missions and public assistance
The Romanian Ministry of Health’s Eurocopter EC135 helicopter fleet will be increased with two additional helicopters ordered as part of a framework contract signed last year covering a total six of the twin-engine rotorcraft.
This new agreement will lead to… Continue reading
Program on track to meet key aircraft performance targets
Bombardier announced today that the first set of systems tests and simulations for its all-new, technologically advanced CSeries aircraft, including those on the engine and electrical system, have started in its… Continue reading
Boeing has delivered the first 747-8 Intercontinental passenger airliner to Deutsche Lufthansa AG, beginning a new era for the world’s most recognized airplane, and beginning a new era of increased efficiency, stronger environmental performance and greater enjoyment for Lufthansa and… Continue reading
- Earnings per share rose to $1.22, driven by strong core operating performance
- Revenue grew to $19.4 billion on increased commercial airplane deliveries
- Backlog rose to a record $380 billion including $42 billion of new orders
- Operating cash flow increased to… Continue reading
Airbus has delivered the aft fuselage for the A350 XWB static test airframe to the final assembly line in Toulouse (France). This final section of the fuselage will be assembled with the front and centre fuselage sections which were joined… Continue reading
Qantas is preparing for the re-entry into service of its first A380, the Nancy Bird Walton, following a highly successful repair/rebuild programme that underscores the effectiveness and reactivity of Airbus’ global engineering network.
This comprehensive effort addressed damage resulting from… Continue reading