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Boeing begins work on 777X composites centre in Missouri, US
18 December, 2014
Boeing has started construction of a composites centre for twin-aisle 777X aircraft in St Louis, Missouri, US....
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ISRO completes experimental test flight of GSLV Mk-III with crew module
Thursday, December 18, 2014 The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has completed the first experimental test-flight of its heaviest rocket, GSLV Mk-III or LVM3, with a crew module....

Aerojet Rocketdyne successfully tests 3D-printed propulsion system
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Aerojet Rocketdyne has completed the hot-fire test of its 3D-printed MPS-120 CubeSat high-impulse adaptable modular propulsion system....

Boeing to install GE Aviation’s avionics and electrical power systems on 777X aircraft
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Boeing has selected GE Aviation to provide common core avionics and electrical power systems for its twin-aisle 777X aircraft....

SpaceX secures Nasa's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite contract
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 SpaceX has secured an $87m contract from Nasa to provide launch services for the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) mission....

AirAsia X places $15bn order for 55 Airbus A330neo aircraft
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 Low-cost airline AirAsia X has finalised a $15bn order for 55 Airbus A330neo airliners, becoming the biggest customer for A330 aircraft with 91 on order....

Alcoa to acquire aircraft engine components maker TITAL
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 Alcoa has signed a deal to acquire TITAL, a producer of titanium and aluminium structural castings for aircraft engines and airframes....

Nasa tests AStar for efficient use of airspace
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 Researchers from Nasa Airspace Systems Program have tested the Airborne Spacing for Terminal Arrival Routes (AStar) software that is aimed at efficient use of airspace by...

Russia denies Sweden's claims of near-collision of military plane with civilian aircraft
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 Russia has denied claims that one of its military planes flew close to a Swedish civilian aircraft, forcing the commercial airliner to change its flight path....

Aircelle to supply titanium exhaust systems for 777X aircraft engines
Monday, December 15, 2014 Boeing has selected Safran’s subsidiary Aircelle to supply titanium exhaust systems for the 777X aircraft GE9X turbofan engines. ...

Atlas 5 rocket launches spy satellite of National Reconnaissance Office
Monday, December 15, 2014 A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) has successfully launched from Space Launch Complex-3....


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Oerlikon Awarded Ten-Year Agreement by Snecma
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 by Oerlikon-Metco Oerlikon’s Surface Solutions Segment has been awarded a ten-year agreement by Snecma,worth more than CHF90m, for the supply of leading edge aviation propulsion (LEAD) engine...

PPG Aerospace to Supply Gulfstream Windows and Assemblies for G500 and G600 Jets
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 by PPG Aerospace PPG Industries’ aerospace transparencies group has been selected by Gulfstream to supply windshields, side cockpit windows and passenger-cabin window assemblies for the G500™ and G600™...

PPG Aerospace Supplying Production and Spare Windows for Embraer KC-390
Monday, November 17, 2014 by PPG Aerospace PPG Industries’ aerospace transparencies group is designing windshields for the KC-390 military transport...

PPG Facilities Win Northrop Grumman Supplier Awards
Monday, November 10, 2014 by PPG Aerospace Three facilities operated by PPG Industries' (NYSE:PPG) aerospace business have been recognised by Northrop Grumman Corporation's Aerospace Systems sector with the 2013 Platinum Source...

Columbia Metals Launches New Global Website
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 by Columbia Metals Columbia Metals is delighted to unveil its new company...

Oerlikon Continues its Strong Performance
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 by Oerlikon-Metco Highlights of Oerlikon's recent performance...

PPG Aerospace Expands Sealants Capabilities at ASC in Germany
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 by PPG Aerospace PPG Industries has expanded the ability for its Central Europe application support centre in Hamburg, Germany, to package aerospace sealants for customers in Central and Eastern...

Cooper Standard Technical Rubber at Aircraft Interiors EXPO Americas 2014
Friday, October 10, 2014 by Cooper Standard Technical Rubber Cooper Standard Technical Rubber invites you to visit our stand at the Aircraft Interiors EXPO, held in October 2014 in Seattle,...

PPG Aerospace Expands Sealants Production Capacity at UK Facility
Friday, October 03, 2014 by PPG Aerospace PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) has upgraded aerospace sealants manufacturing operations at its facility in Shildon, England, with the installation of new equipment to increase capacity and meet...

Spirit AeroSystems Uses Large Fabric Structure from Legacy Building Solutions
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 by Legacy Building Solutions Spirit AeroSystems, one of the world’s largest non-OEM designers and manufacturers of aerostructures for commercial, military and regional jets, has opened a new storage facility at...


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