Boeing Co plans to invest at least $1 billion to expand production at its 787 Dreamliner factory in South Carolina over the next eight years, creating at least 2,000 jobs at the final assembly plant in North Charleston.
Boeing made… Continue reading
3/28/2013 – YONGSAN GARRISON, Seoul (AFNS) — U.S. Strategic Command officials sent two B-2 Spirit bombers for a long-duration, round-trip training mission from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., to South Korea March 28 as part of the ongoing bilateral Foal… Continue reading
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
Israel Aerospace Industries’ Heron UAS Has Flown Across the Andes in a Demonstration Held for a South American Customer
Israel Aerospace Industries’ (IAI) Heron Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) has marked a new achievement last month when crossing the Andes during an operational flight demonstration held in a South American country.
The system successfully demonstrated its advanced abilities for long… Continue reading
Historic delivery to Air India begins a new chapter of Boeing airplane production in region
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., Oct. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) today marked a historic milestone with delivery of the first 787 Dreamliner built at… Continue reading
AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce the signing of a comprehensive service support contract for the South African Air Force’s fleet of AW109LUH helicopters. The annual contract includes the provision for it to be extended for up to… Continue reading
Alenia Aermacchi, a Finmeccanica company, is participating in the AFRICA Aerospace & Defence 2012 Airshow at Waterkloof Air Base near Pretoria, South Africa. Alenia Aermacchi will feature its tactical transport aircraft, the C-27J. The C-27J, commercially successful on the African … Continue reading
Airbus’ ACJ319 is making its South African airshow debut at AAD giving visitors from the region their first chance to experience the aircraft’s comfort and space at first hand, as well as to compare it with other aircraft on display.… Continue reading
The Korean Government will deliver a Letter of Request (LOR) for BAE Systems’ U.S.-based Support Solutions business to be the sole source systems integration contractor for upgrading more than 130 F-16s. The work will be contracted through the U.S. Department… Continue reading
7/2/2012 – PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AFNS) — At approximately 6 p.m. MDT July 1, a Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System equipped C-130 aircraft supporting firefighting missions crashed in the southwest corner of South Dakota. The aircraft was supporting… Continue reading