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Airbus to provide flight hour services to Vietnam Airlines’ A350 XWB fleet
03 July, 2015
Airbus has secured a contract with Vietnam Airlines to provide flight hour services (FHS) to its fleet of 14 new A350-900...
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Solar Impulse 2 sets longest solo flight record
Friday, July 03, 2015 Solar Impulse founder and Swiss pilot André Borschberg has broken the record for the longest ever solo flight, beating Steve Fossett who has held the record since...

Bell Helicopter completes maiden flight of Bell 525 Relentless helicopter
Thursday, July 02, 2015 Bell Helicopter has completed the first flight of its super-medium Bell 525 Relentless helicopter at its aircraft assembly centre in Amarillo, Texas,...

Fraunhofer researchers in Germany developing space debris surveillance system
Thursday, July 02, 2015 Researchers from Fraunhofer Society of Germany are developing a space surveillance system that will help tackle potential collisions of satellites and spacecraft with space debris in low-Earth...

Nasa’s Mars landing aircraft prepares to take first flight
Thursday, July 02, 2015 Nasa is preparing to conduct the first flight of its preliminary research aerodynamic design to land on Mars (Prandtl-m) flying wing aircraft later this...

Rocket Lab to build orbital launch site in New Zealand
Thursday, July 02, 2015 Rocket Lab has unveiled plans to build an orbital launch site on Kaitorete Spit in the Canterbury region of South Island, New...

Canadian transport body recommends child safety systems on aircraft
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 The Transportation Safety Board (TSB) of Canada has recommended specially designed restraint systems for infants and young children travelling on commercial...

China Aviation Supplies places $11bn A330 order with Airbus
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 China Aviation Supplies Holding (CAS) has placed $11bn order with Airbus for 45 A330 family aircraft, with an option for 30 additional A330...

EASA approves Aspen Avionics’ flight display system for Bell / Agusta 206 helicopters
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has approved Aspen Avionics' EFD1000H primary flight display (PFD) for installation on Bell and Bell / Agusta 206...

Embraer to join Boeing’s ecoDemonstrator programme
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 Boeing and Embraer have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to test environmentally friendly technologies for aviation through the ecoDemonstrator...

Africair to buy Bell 525 and 407 GXP helicopters
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Africair has signed a letter of intent (LoI) with Bell Helicopter to purchase two Bell 525s and placed an order for a 407 GXP...


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Press Releases

DC Power for Aircraft 28vDC Ground Power Units
Thursday, June 25, 2015 by Power Systems International The PS series of 28vDC Ground Power Units utilise the latest in power technology to provide aircraft with 28vDC power in a flexible and cost effective...

PPG Aerospace Delivers MRJ Flight-Deck Windows to MITAC for Flight Tests
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 by PPG Aerospace PPG Industries' aerospace transparencies group has delivered windshields and side flight-deck windows for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) to Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation (MITAC) for...

PPG and Derco enter distribution agreement for C-130, F-16 transparencies
Friday, June 19, 2015 by PPG Aerospace PPG Industries' aerospace transparencies group and Derco Aerospace, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a Sikorsky company, have entered an agreement for Derco to be re-established as an authorised...

PPG Aerospace Expands Coatings Training for Customers in Europe, Middle East, and Africa
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 by PPG Aerospace PPG Industries aerospace coatings group has expanded training opportunities for airline, airframe manufacturer and maintenance customers to enhance their understanding and facilitate application...

Sierra Nevada Corporation to Collaborate on Regional Aircraft Production in Turkey
Monday, June 08, 2015 by 328 Support Services GmbH 328 Support Services GmbH, the type certificate holder for the D328, is pleased to announce that its parent company, Sierra Nevada Corporation, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)...

Morgan and Loughborough University Collaborate for New Generation Flow Meters
Tuesday, June 02, 2015 by Morgan Advanced Materials Materials engineering company Morgan Advanced Materials has joined forces with a leading research university to investigate the use of alumina blocks in new generation ultrasonic flow meters....

Sprung Structures to Attend Exponor Chile Tradeshow
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 by Sprung Structures Sprung Structures has announced that it will be attending the Exponor Chile Tradeshow....

Multi-Contact Announces the new MULTILAM ML-I
Thursday, April 16, 2015 by Multi-Contact With the new ML-I, Multi-Contact is bringing in a new generation of MULTILAM - in several respects. The new ML-I is made from a sustainable contact material and optimized for manufacturing...

PPG Aerospace Solar-Control Coatings use Eggplant-Like Technology for Cooler Planes
Thursday, April 09, 2015 by PPG Aerospace A new solar-heat-management coating system by PPG Industries' aerospace business helps keep aircraft passenger cabins...

328 Gets United Arab Emirates Design Organisation Approval
Wednesday, April 01, 2015 by 328 Support Services GmbH 328 is pleased to announce that 328 Design GmbH (328DO) has successfully achieved the supplemental DOA approval from the General Civil Aviation Authority GCAA of the United Arab Emirates....


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