Daily Archives: May 28, 2012
Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has secured contract extensions, which will see the company provide ongoing support for engines on the UK’s C-130 Hercules transport and VC10 tanker fleets. The contracts are worth almost £100 million to Rolls-Royce.
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A £350M MoD contract to maintain the Royal Air Force’s Hercules aircraft will support 500 UK jobs, the MoD announced today. This will help support operations in Afghanistan with greater resilience through continuing maintenance of the fleet.
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New study contract will look at sustaining the Royal Air Force’s Tornado aircraft.
A new six-month study contract known as Tornado Project Quest will look at the future sustainment requirements for the UK’s Tornado fleet.
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As part of the fifth leg of its world tour, Bombardier Aerospace’s technologically advanced Q400 NextGen airliner has landed in Beijing, the People’s Republic of China. Following successful demonstration flights and static displays in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent… Continue reading
The Airbus Military A400M has completed its first set of unpaved runway tests at Cottbus-Drewitz airfield in Germany. Grizzly 2 performed a series of ground runs on the grass surface including maximum-braked rejected take-offs. Analysis of the data and examination… Continue reading