New News information at Aerospace Technology New and updated information from News listed on www.aerospace-technology.com http://www.aerospace-technology.com/ en-us http://www.aerospace-technology.com/ New News information at Aerospace Technology http://www.aerospace-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Hawaii Island Air files for bankruptcy http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newshawaii-island-air-to-file-for-chapter-11-bankruptcy-5952255 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newshawaii-island-air-to-file-for-chapter-11-bankruptcy-5952255 Hawaii Island Air has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to continue operations amid legal challenges posed by the lessors of its aircraft fleet. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT GE Aviation and Teradata to provide analytics-driven solutions for airlines http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsge-aviation-teradata-to-provide-analytics-driven-solution-to-airlines-5952262 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsge-aviation-teradata-to-provide-analytics-driven-solution-to-airlines-5952262 GE Aviation has formed a strategic alliance with US-based Teradata to jointly offer products and services driven by analytics for specified commercial aviation markets, including airlines. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Airbus and Bombardier to partner over C Series aircraft programme http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsairbus-and-bombardier-to-partner-over-c-series-aircraft-programme-5951761 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsairbus-and-bombardier-to-partner-over-c-series-aircraft-programme-5951761 Airbus has signed an agreement with Bombardier to become a partner on the latter’s C Series aircraft programme. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Satellites detect gravitational waves released from neutron stars collision http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newssatellites-detect-gravitational-waves-released-from-neutron-stars-collision-5951993 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newssatellites-detect-gravitational-waves-released-from-neutron-stars-collision-5951993 The European Space Agency’s (ESA) Integral satellite and Nasa’s Fermi probe have detected the emission of gravitational waves by the merger of two neutron stars for the first time. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Textron Aviation secures aircraft order from Babcock http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newstextron-aviation-secures-11-aircraft-order-from-babcock-5951919 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newstextron-aviation-secures-11-aircraft-order-from-babcock-5951919 Textron Aviation has won an order from Sweden-based Babcock Scandinavian Air Ambulance to supply 11 aircraft. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Airbus completes first test flight of new H160 helicopter prototype http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsairbus-completes-first-test-flight-of-new-h160-helicopter-prototype-5950759 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsairbus-completes-first-test-flight-of-new-h160-helicopter-prototype-5950759 Airbus has concluded the first flight of its third H160 helicopter prototype, PT3, in a test held at its headquarters in France. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT ICAO agrees on new vision for sustainable aviation fuels http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsicao-agrees-on-new-vision-for-sustainable-aviation-fuels-5950843 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsicao-agrees-on-new-vision-for-sustainable-aviation-fuels-5950843 Members of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) have agreed on a new strategy regarding the use of sustainable fuels by the aviation industry. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT ESA’s new Sentinel-5P air quality-monitoring satellite launched into space http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsesas-new-sentinel5p-air-quality-monitoring-satellite-launched-into-space-5950628 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsesas-new-sentinel5p-air-quality-monitoring-satellite-launched-into-space-5950628 The new Sentinel‑5P air quality-monitoring satellite by the European Space Agency (ESA) has been launched into space from Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Drone strikes commercial aircraft over Canada http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsdrone-strikes-commercial-aircraft-over-canada-5949705 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsdrone-strikes-commercial-aircraft-over-canada-5949705 A drone has hit a commercial aircraft while landing at Jean Lesage International Airport in Québec City, Canada. Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT P&W tests next-generation Geared Turbofan engine propulsor http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newspw-tests-next-generation-geared-turbofan-engine-propulsor-5949618 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newspw-tests-next-generation-geared-turbofan-engine-propulsor-5949618 United Technologies unit Pratt & Whitney (P&W) has concluded ground testing of its next-generation Geared Turbofan (GTF) engine propulsor technology in West Palm Beach, Florida, US. Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT DJI develops new technology to identify and track drone flights http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsdji-develops-new-technology-to-identify-and-track-drone-flights-5949453 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsdji-develops-new-technology-to-identify-and-track-drone-flights-5949453 China-based DJI has developed a new technology to identify and monitor drone flights. Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Lufthansa to acquire units of Air Berlin for €210m http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newslufthansa-to-acquire-units-of-air-berlin-for-210m-5948524 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newslufthansa-to-acquire-units-of-air-berlin-for-210m-5948524 German airline Lufthansa has signed a €210m agreement to buy certain business units of Air Berlin, which filed for insolvency in August this year. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Bombardier, Airbus, Vector Aerospace http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-bombardier-airbus-vector-aerospace-5947621 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-bombardier-airbus-vector-aerospace-5947621 Bombardier has received an order from UK-based aircraft charter services Zenith Aviation to deliver two Learjet 75 business jets. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Sepang Aircraft Engineering fully acquired by Airbus http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newssepang-aircraft-engineering-fully-acquired-by-airbus-5948415 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newssepang-aircraft-engineering-fully-acquired-by-airbus-5948415 Malaysia-based Sepang Aircraft Engineering (SAE) has been bought by Airbus for an undisclosed amount. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Qantas and Emirates intend to extend partnership until 2023 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsqantas-and-emirates-intend-to-extend-partnership-until-2023-5948285 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsqantas-and-emirates-intend-to-extend-partnership-until-2023-5948285 Australian carrier Qantas and United Arab Emirates (UAE) based carrier Emirates have submitted a joint application to the relevant authorities in both countries to extend its existing alliance until 2023. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT M&As this week: GBR Helicopters, Finnair Oyj http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-gbr-helicopters-finnair-oyj-5947629 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-gbr-helicopters-finnair-oyj-5947629 Australia-based adventure tourism and leisure company Skydive the Beach Group Limited plans to purchase GBR Helicopters Pty Ltd and GBR Holdings Pty Ltd for $15.25m. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Raytheon to provide satellite imaging payload to DigitalGlobe http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsraytheon-to-provide-satellite-imaging-payload-to-digitalglobe-5947235 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsraytheon-to-provide-satellite-imaging-payload-to-digitalglobe-5947235 Raytheon Company has secured a contract to provide satellite imaging payload for DigitalGlobe’s next-generation of WorldView Legion satellite constellation. Wed, 11 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Air France and Vietnam Airlines to form new joint venture http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsair-france-and-vietnam-airlines-to-form-new-joint-venture-5947082 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsair-france-and-vietnam-airlines-to-form-new-joint-venture-5947082 Air France has signed a strategic agreement with Vietnam Airlines to establish a new joint venture (JV). Wed, 11 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT SpaceX deploys EchoStar 105/SES-11 satellite into orbit http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsspacex-deploys-echostar-105ses-11-satellite-into-orbit-5947763 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsspacex-deploys-echostar-105ses-11-satellite-into-orbit-5947763 A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the EchoStar 105/SES-11 communications satellite has been launched into space from Nasa's Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, US. Wed, 11 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Spike Aerospace conducts test flight of SX-1.2 demonstrator aircraft http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsspike-aerospace-conducts-test-flight-of-sx-12-demonstrator-aircraft-5946216 http://www.aerospace-technology.com/news/newsspike-aerospace-conducts-test-flight-of-sx-12-demonstrator-aircraft-5946216 US-based firm Spike Aerospace has tested a subsonic, subscale version of its SX-1.2 demonstrator aircraft during a series of flights at a private airfield in New England, US. Tue, 10 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT