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Airbus’s A320neo to take maiden flight this month
02 September, 2014
Airbus is reportedly planning to conduct the maiden flight of its fuel efficient new A320neo this month, ahead of its planned debut in October 2015....
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Nasa developing air traffic control system for drones
Tuesday, September 02, 2014 Researchers at Nasa are developing an air traffic control system for drones....

Rolls-Royce’s CTi fan system completes crosswind testing
Tuesday, September 02, 2014 Rolls-Royce has successfully completed crosswind testing on its composite carbon/titanium (CTi) fan system for the Advance and UltraFan engine...

Embraer to provide maintenance services for Rolls-Royce AE3007 engines in Brazil
Monday, September 01, 2014 Rolls-Royce has appointed Embraer as an authorised maintenance provider for the AE3007 engines in Brazil....

MHI and partners to set up commercial aero engine company
Monday, September 01, 2014 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), IHI and the Development Bank of Japan (DBJ) have partnered to establish a new commercial aero engine company, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Aero Engines....

Xiamen Airlines receives first Boeing 787 Dreamliner
Monday, September 01, 2014 China’s privately owned Xiamen Airlines has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner, becoming the third carrier in the country to operate the variant....

Bell Helicopter commences work on helicopter assembly plant in Louisiana, US
Friday, August 29, 2014 Bell Helicopter has started construction of an assembly facility in Lafayette, Louisiana, US, for its new commercial helicopter, the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X....

Japan Airlines signs order with Embraer for 15 E-Jets
Friday, August 29, 2014 Japan Airlines (JAL) has placed a firm order with Embraer for 15 E-Jets with an option for an additional 12 E-Jets family...

Nasa’s deep space rocket will be ready by November 2018
Friday, August 29, 2014 Nasa's Space Launch System (SLS) programme has successfully completed a key decision point C (KDP-C) assessment that confirmed its readiness to enter the development phase, but added that it...

Avion Express extends power-by-the-hour contract with AJW Aviation
Thursday, August 28, 2014 Lithuanian airline Avion Express has extended its power-by-the-hour (PBH) contract with aircraft spares support provider AJW Aviation for a further ten years....

GE to use next-generation carbon fibre composites for GE9X fan blade
Thursday, August 28, 2014 General Electric (GE) Aviation is designing a new composite fan blade using next-generation carbon fibre composite material for the GE9X engine, which will power Boeing 777X twin-aisle...


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PPG Aerospace Customers Attend Electrocoat Primer Seminar
Friday, August 29, 2014 by PPG Aerospace European aerospace coatings customers of PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) visited a seminar in Marly, France, to listen to the company's technical experts discuss the benefits of AEROCRON(TM)...

PPG Aerospace Expands Operations in Japan
Monday, August 18, 2014 by PPG Aerospace PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) has expanded its aerospace business operations in Japan, with the relocation of its application support centre to a site in Miyoshi that supports increased...

Oerlikon Metco Well Positioned to Meet Global Market Demand for Advanced Ceramics
Thursday, August 14, 2014 by Oerlikon-Metco Oerlikon Metco has announced increased manufacturing capacity for its advanced ceramics products to meet growing demand from the aerospace, power generation and other...

PPG Aerospace Adds Packaging Capabilities at Site in France
Friday, August 01, 2014 by PPG Aerospace PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) has begun operation of a new packaging unit installed at its Gonfreville coatings plant and aerospace application support centre in...

Cooper Standard Technical Rubber at Aircraft Interiors EXPO Americas 2014
Tuesday, July 29, 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,...

Cooper Standard Technical Rubber Develops Durable Alternatives to PVC flooring
Thursday, July 10, 2014 by Cooper Standard Technical Rubber Cooper Standard Technical Rubber GmbH (formerly Metzeler Technical Rubber Systems GmbH), based in Edingen-Neckarhausen, Germany, has developed durable alternatives to PVC flooring in...

Morgan Advanced Materials Announces Advances in High-Purity Materials for Semiconductor Applications
Monday, June 30, 2014 by Morgan Advanced Materials Morgan Advanced Materials has announced an expansion in its range of materials grown using chemical vapor deposition (CVD)...

HYDREP to Supply Landing Gear Services for EMBRAER Legacy Programmes
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 by HYDREP HYDREP has signed a contract with landing gear manufacturer Héroux-Devtek to supply landing gear MRO services for the EMBRAER Legacy 450 / 500 programmes, and a letter of intent for the...

PPG Aerospace's Eco-Friendly Wash Primer Coatings System Receives AMS 3095 Qualification
Wednesday, April 09, 2014 by PPG Aerospace PPG Industries' (NYSE:PPG) aerospace business has qualified a new chromate-free wash primer coatings system to SAE International's aerospace material specification 3095 for airline exterior...

Cooper Standard Technical Rubber at Aircraft Interiors EXPO 2014
Monday, March 31, 2014 by Cooper Standard Technical Rubber We invite you to visit our stand at Aircraft Interiors EXPO 2014, 8-10 April, at Hamburg Messe, Germany. You'll find us at Hall 6,...


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