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EIB to fund Airbus's aeronautical research activities in France
26 January, 2015
Airbus Group has secured €500m finance from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to support its R&D activities in France....
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Virgin Galactic to drop Scaled Composites from SpaceShipTwo rocket testing
Monday, January 26, 2015 Scaled Composites is reportedly being dropped from testing Virgin Galactic’s new SpaceShipTwo (SS2) rocket....

Horizon Air to buy two Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft
Friday, January 23, 2015 Horizon Air Industries, a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group, has signed a deal to purchase two Bombardier Q400 NextGen aircraft....

Inmarsat prepares to launch Inmarsat-5 F2 in February
Friday, January 23, 2015 UK satellite telecommunications firm Inmarsat is preparing to launch its Inmarsat-5 F2 (I-5 F2) satellite on 1 February....

Nasa and ATK prepare for static-fire test of SLS booster qualification motor
Friday, January 23, 2015 Nasa and ATK have installed the first Space Launch System (SLS) booster qualification motor, QM-1, in a test stand in Utah in preparations for its static-fire test in March....

SES selects Arianespace to launch SES-12 communications satellite
Friday, January 23, 2015 Luxembourg-based commercial satellite operator SES has selected Arianespace to launch its first all-electric communications satellite, SES-12....

Australia seeks proposals for potential recovery of Flight MH370
Thursday, January 22, 2015 The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) is seeking proposals from organisations to prepare for potential recovery of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370....

International Airfinance signs deal to buy Airbus A330-200 aircraft
Thursday, January 22, 2015 Dubai-based International Airfinance (IAFC) has signed a deal with Airbus to buy five wide-body A330-200 aircraft, with an option to purchase another four....

MTU Maintenance gets €200m engine overhaul contract from Japan’s Solaseed Air
Thursday, January 22, 2015 Engine MRO service provider MTU Maintenance has secured a €200m contract from Japanese low-cost carrier Solaseed Air to provide maintenance services for its 24 CFM56-7B and 7BE engines on...

Nasa and Microsoft develop tool for virtual exploration on Mars
Thursday, January 22, 2015 Nasa has partnered with tech giant Microsoft to develop a new software, OnSight, to work virtually on Mars with the Curiosity rover....

Boeing to build CMMB Vision’s mobile multimedia services satellite
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Boeing Satellite Systems International has been selected by New York Broadband (NYBB) to build a L-band satellite....


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Aviation Graphix Opens New Facility in Austria
Friday, January 23, 2015 by Aviation Graphix Aviation Graphix is delighted to announce the opening of its new European-based...

Legacy Announces Arrival of Jim Kumpula as General Manager - Canada
Friday, January 16, 2015 by Legacy Building Solutions Legacy Building Solutions has announced the appointment of Jim Kumpula as general manager -...

PPG Ergonomic Scrapers Improve Aerospace Sealant Removal
Wednesday, January 07, 2015 by PPG Aerospace PPG Industries has expanded its line of SEMCO™ sealant removal tools with ergonomically designed scrapers that improve the efficiency of aerospace sealant removal and reduce operator...

Morgan Advanced Materials Axial and Radial Seals for Severe Service Conditions
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 by Morgan Advanced Materials Morgan Advanced Materials’ seals and bearings business provides superior quality axial and radial seal components for applications in severe service...

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...


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