(Reuters) – The European Aviation Safety Agency said on Monday it would give formal approval to repairs designed to eliminate potential wing cracks on the Airbus A380.
A draft directive means aircraft being retrofitted with newly designed wing components will… Continue reading
The U.S. Air Force (USAF) announced today that it has selected the Embraer Defense and Security´s A-29 Super Tucano for its Light Air Support (LAS) program. The aircraft will be supplied in partnership with Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) as… Continue reading
Russian Helicopters and NefteGazAeroCosmos sign contract for supply of 18 new light Ka-226TG helicopters
Russian Helicopters, part of state defence holding Oboronprom and a leading global designer and manufacturer of helicopters, announces that it has signed a contract with the NefteGazAeroCosmos research and production centre to deliver 18 light Ka-226TG helicopters. The helicopters are… Continue reading
The Heli Air Design company (HAD), located in Lorraine (France North-East), presented its project at the Estoril Helitech show and then its first prototype at the International Paris Air show in Le Bourget in June 2011 and at Duxford Helitech… Continue reading
SpaceShipTwo Set to Go for Heavy-Weight Glide Tests with Supersonic Flight Targeted for Year End
Virgin Galactic, the world’s first commercial spaceline, announced today that its vehicle developer, Scaled Composites (Scaled), has been granted an experimental launch permit from the… Continue reading
Eurocopter España and TAF Helicopters create a support and services platform for light helicopter operators
Eurocopter España has acquired an 80 percent stake in the new company Sabadell Helicopters Service Center (SHSC), which brings together the aircraft maintenance and repair activities of the Catalonian company TAF Helicopters SL. This platform positions Eurocopter as a leading… Continue reading
Rockwell Collins’ electronic Engine Control Unit brings the Rotax® 912 iS aircraft engine into a new era of propulsion efficiency for light aircraft
Rockwell Collins’ new electronic dual-channel Engine Control Unit (ECU) will be featured on the Rotax®912 iS piston engine for Light Sport Aircraft (LSA). This ECU, which is the first that meets aerospace design assurance standards for certification in… Continue reading
Eurocopter stands ready to provide the appropriate platforms for future defense needs of the Republic of Korea
In a strong signal of its capacity and capability to provide for South Korea’s defense needs, Eurocopter indicates its interest in participating in the two Request for Proposals (RFPs) likely to be issued in 2012, proposing the Panther platform for… Continue reading
WICHITA, Kan., Sept. 26, 2011 â€” Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today launched the Citation M2, a new light business jet that fills the gap between the Citation Mustang and the Citation CJ family.
The Citation… Continue reading
Glasgow, United Kingdom: Construction of the first of the two new aircraft carriers for the Royal Navy, HMS Queen Elizabeth, took a huge step forward today as workers at BAE Systems’ Govan yard moved two giant sections of the hull… Continue reading
SEBRING, Fla., Jan. 20, 2011 – Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, said today at the annual U.S. Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring, Fla., that it has received more than 60 Skycatcher light sport aircraft from Shenyang… Continue reading
The U.S. Armys fleet of UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopters reaches its 40,000 flight hour milestone in operational service
Arlington, Virginia,Â 26 October 2010
The UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopter, which is supplied by EADS North America, has surpassed the 40,000-flight hour milestone in operational service with the U.S. Army and Army National Guard.
Built at the companyâ€™s… Continue reading