Feb. 7, 2013 – Sim-Industries, a Lockheed Martin company, has opened its first South American flight training facility in Brazil. The Sim-Industries Brasil São Paulo Training Center provides academic and simulator instruction for pilots flying commercial passenger and cargo jets.… Continue reading
Brazilian supply chain expands for EC725s to be built in-country by Eurocopter’s Helibras subsidiary for the Brazilian armed forces
During the inauguration of the new production facility in Minas Gerais, Eurocopter’s Helibras subsidiary signed yesterday a contract with Brazil’s InbraAerospace to supply composite armor protection on the Brazilian armed forces’ multi-role EC725 helicopters to be assembled in the new… Continue reading
The Brazilian C295 fleet, consisting of twelve Airbus Military aircraft, has reached 25.000 flight hours after six years of successful operation in Amazonia and Mato Grosso, two big areas where these airplanes are vital for the local population.
This achievement… Continue reading
European turboprop manufacturer ATR and Brazilâ€™s Azul Linhas AÃ©reas today signed a contract for the purchase of 10 additional ATR 72-600 aircraft, valued at some 227… Continue reading
Eurocopterâ€™s Helibras subsidiary to modernize 36 AS350 Ecureuil helicopters operated by the Brazilian Army Aviation Command
The HelicÃ³pteros do Brasil (Helibras) subsidiary of Eurocopter signed a contract for a major upgrade program on the Brazilian Armyâ€™s fleet of 36 AS350 Ecureuils. This modernization includes the rebuilding of three of these aircraft.
This activity, involving AS350s operated… Continue reading
Airbus supports TAM Airlines, Curcas and Brasil Ecodiesel to establish renewable jet fuel processing plant and biofuel â€˜value-chainâ€™ in Brazil
Airbus together with TAM Airlines and a group of specialist companies are working to establish a bio-kerosene jet-fuel processing plant in Brazil, aiming to gradually substitute fossil fuel in aviation with biofuel. On November 22nd a major milestone was accomplished… Continue reading
EADS, Eurocopter and BioCombustibles del Chubut sign agreement to evaluate the production and use of aviation biofuel in Brazil
The creation of an aviation biofuel production facility in Brazil will be evaluated by EADS, Eurocopter and BioCombustibles del Chubut under terms of a cooperative agreement signed at this monthâ€™s ILA Berlin Air Show.
The accord will benefit from the… Continue reading
BRASILIA, Jan 5 (Reuters) – The Brazilian Air Force would prefer to buy its next-generation fighter jets from Sweden, putting it at odds with President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s preference for French planes, a newspaper reported on Tuesday.
The… Continue reading