Aerospace Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Aerospace Technology-Updates Boeing selects South Carolina plant for final assembly of 787-10 Dreamliner Boeing has selected its South Carolina plant in North Charleston to exclusively carry out the final assembly of its 787-10 Dreamliners. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT ESA successfully launches ATV-5 cargo spacecraft to ISS The European Space Agency (ESA) has successfully launched its fifth and last automated transfer vehicle (ATV) ‘Georges Lemaître’ on a 14 day journey to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard Ariane 5 ES carrier rocket from the Guiana Space Cent… Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT ANA confirms $13bn order for 40 Boeing wide-body jets Japanese airline All Nippon Airways (ANA) has confirmed its $13bn order for 40 twin-aisle, wide-body Boeing airplanes, following a commitment made in March. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Aviation Graphix-Aircraft Liveries and Decorations Aviation Graphix designs, manufactures and fits liveries and exterior decorations for many of the world’s leading airlines. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:45:00 GMT Rocket Lab’s cheaper rocket transforms global space industry Rocket Lab is working on a new lightweight, cost-effective 10t rocket that can take satellites into space for an estimated $6m, significantly lower than current costs of $155m and more quickly. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 02:30:00 GMT UN aviation agency to set up aviation safety task force The United Nations (UN)' International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has unveiled plans to create a senior-level task force to tackle the civil aviation and national security aspects. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Canada seeks air defence system to secure VIP aircraft from missile attacks The Canadian military is seeking Israeli defence contractors to install a new air defence system to bolster security of its VIP aircraft against surface-to-air missiles, including the one used by Canada Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Cooper Standard Technical Rubber at Aircraft Interiors EXPO Americas 2014 Cooper Standard Technical Rubber invites you to visit our stand at the Aircraft Interiors EXPO, held in October 2014 in Seattle, US. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:43:00 GMT Lockheed integrates DeLorme’s inReach satcom device to boost flight safety DeLorme’s inReach satellite communicator has now been integrated with Lockheed Martin Flight Services (LMFS), further enabling general aviation pilots to fly safer with the company’s adverse condition alerting service (ACAS) and surveillance-enhanced… Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Airbus Helicopters wins medical helicopters delivery contract from Russia Airbus Helicopters Vostok has been awarded a contract by the Moscow Health Department for delivery of two EC145 medical helicopters for deployment with the Scientific and Practical Centre of Emergency Medicine. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Metal Tech Engineering-Precision Machined Aerospace Components, Engine Tooling, Fixtures and Handling Equipment Metal Tech Engineering is a New Zealand-based AS9100 certified manufacturer with 45 years experience in machining high precision products in high tensile aluminium, steel, titanium and plastics. Meta... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Airbus’s A350 XWB aircraft begins route-proving tests Airbus's A350-900 aircraft has embarked on a three-week route-proving drive as part of its final certification stage, soon after the completion of the aircraft's maximum energy rejected takeoff (MERTO) testing. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Cessna conducts first flight of second Citation Latitude aircraft Textron Aviation subsidiary Cessna Aircraft Company has conducted the first flight of its second production Citation Latitude aircraft (Serial 002), marking a milestone for the programme. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT World’s largest amphibious aircraft goes into production Chinese aircraft manufacturer China Aviation Industry General Aircraft (CAIGA) has started trial production of its TA600 amphibious aircraft, claimed to be the world's largest of its kind. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Sierra Nevada to build two multi-mission aircraft for Colorado Sierra Nevada (SNC) has been awarded a contract by the State of Colorado Department of Public Safety, Division of Fire Prevention and Control (DFPC) for the delivery of two multi-mission aircraft (MMA). Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT EVA Airways to lease four Boeing 777-300ER aircraft from GECAS EVA Airways has signed an agreement with GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) to lease four Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Air Algerie plane crashes over Mali with 116 on-board Air Algerie's Flight AH5017 has reportedly crashed over Mali on its way to Algiers with 116 people on-board, with wreckage discovered in the northern Mali desert in Africa, marking the third air tragedy within a week. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT TransAsia's flight GE222 crashes in storms in Taiwan, killing 47 Forty seven people have died after a TransAsia Airways’ ATR 72-500 aircraft crash-landed during a thunderstorm near the runway of Magong Airport on the island of Penghu, off the western coast of Taiwan. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Airbus A350 XWB MSN001 completes rejected takeoff testing Airbus A350 XWB MSN001 flight test aircraft has successfully completed the maximum energy rejected takeoff (MERTO) testing at Istres Air Force Base in southern France, clearing one of the programme’s final hurdles prior to certification. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle (IXV) The Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle (IXV) is an experimental atmospheric re-entry vehicle, which is being developed as an alternative, next-generation launcher technology. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT