Eurocopter, Turbomeca and WZL 1 to establish two full assembly lines for Poland’s military helicopter acquisition
Eurocopter and Turbomeca (Safran) today announced the signature of industrial cooperation agreements with Wojskowe Zaklady Lotnicze No. 1 (WZL-1) that include the creation of two separate full assembly lines within Poland for the EC725 Caracal helicopter and its Makila 2… Continue reading
Boeing will continue assuring the worldwide availability of C-17 aircraft, which provide vital military and humanitarian airlift capability, through a $2 billion follow-on contract it recently received from the U.S. Department of Defense.
The C-17 Globemaster III Integrated Sustainment Program… Continue reading
Boeing has received a $65.8 million Lot 2 follow-on contract from the U.S. Air Force for nine B-1 Lancer bomber Integrated Battle Station (IBS) modification kits, spares, training, support equipment and engineering support.
IBS integrates three major aircraft modifications —… Continue reading
On the occasion of the Farnborough Airshow, the European regional aircraft manufacturer ATR and US-based leasing company Air Lease Corporation (ALC) today signed a contract for the acquisition of 2 ATR 72-600s. These 72-seat aircraft are the conversion into firm… Continue reading
On the occasion of the Farnborough Airshow, the European turboprop aircraft manufacturer ATR and the Vientiane-based carrier Lao Airlines announced the signature of a contract for the purchase of 2 ATR 72-600s; valued at US$ 47 million upon catalogue price.… Continue reading
8 June 2012, in News
The Finnish Air Force has made a successful first flight of the BOL countermeasures dispensing system from defence- and security company Saab on the F-18 Hornet fighter. The integration of the BOL countermeasures dispenser… Continue reading
The Airbus Military A400M new generation airlifter recently visited La Paz, Bolivia as part of a series of high-altitude performance tests. Grizzly 2 completed a number of flights from the airport at La Paz which is more than 13,000ft above… Continue reading
UAE budget carrier Air Arabia posted a 2 percent rise in second-quarter profit on Wednesday, beating analyst estimates, as passengers sought low-cost travel amid soaring ticket prices.
Air Arabia said it earned net profit of 51 million dirhams ($13.9 million)… Continue reading
â€œJohannes Keplerâ€, built by Astrium, is the second unmanned European transport spacecraft for the International Space Station (ISS). It is currently in the final pre-launch phase at the European spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, from where it is scheduled for… Continue reading
As a testament to the C-17 mission tempo, the aircraft passed its two millionth flight hour just four years after passingÂ its first million-hour… Continue reading
LONG BEACH, Calif., Dec. 20, 2010 – The worldwide fleet of C-17 Globemaster III airlifters built by The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] surpassed 2 million flying hours during an airdrop mission over Afghanistan on Dec. 10. Reaching 2 million flight… Continue reading
August 31st, 2010 — The Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] team developing GeoEye’s next-generation, high-resolution commercial Earth-imaging satellite system known as GeoEye-2, has successfully completed on-schedule a System Requirements Review (SRR), an important program milestone that precedes the Preliminary Design Review.… Continue reading