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CFM International gets engine maintenance contract from VietJet Air
26 November, 2014
Vietnam-based low-cost airline VietJet Air has awarded $300m engine maintenance contract to CFM International for its fleet of 21 Airbus A320ceo...
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Sukhoi receives vertical navigation certification for Sukhoi Superjet 100
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 Russian aircraft builder Sukhoi has received vertical navigation (VNAV) certification for its Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) from the Aviation Register of Interstate Aviation...

GE Aviation and Turbocoating to produce coatings for aircraft engine components
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 GE Aviation has formed a joint venture (JV) with Italian firm Turbocoating, to produce thermal barrier coatings for ceramic matrix composite components used in aircraft...

Garmin expands G950 flight deck solutions for Metroliner and Twin Otter aircraft
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Garmin International has received supplemental type certificate approval to equip its G950 Integrated Flight Deck on Metroliner and Twin Otter...

Safran and Albany International inaugurate engine component plant in France
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Safran and Albany International have opened a carbon-composite components facility in eastern France....

Boeing commences final assembly of first 787-9 Dreamliner at South Carolina plant
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Final assembly of the first 787-9 Dreamliner has commenced at Boeing’s facility in South Carolina, US, integrating large fuselage sections of the super-efficient...

Assembly on first Ariane 5 for 2015 begins at French Guiana spaceport
Monday, November 24, 2014 Assembly of the first Ariane 5 rocket has started at the Guiana Space Center in French Guiana and is scheduled for launch in 2015....

Bell Helicopter extends core components contract with Kaman Aerosystems
Monday, November 24, 2014 Bell Helicopter has extended its existing contract with Kaman Aerosystems, to produce skin and skin-to-core components for Bell's commercial helicopters....

Airbus to fund aircraft wing technologies at UK plant
Monday, November 24, 2014 Airbus is to invest £48m in its manufacturing facility in Broughton, North Wales, UK, to develop new systems and technologies for aircraft wings....

Airbus gets $14bn order for 50 wide-body aircraft
Friday, November 21, 2014 Delta Air Lines has confirmed a $14bn order with Airbus for 25 A350-900 and 25 A330-900neo airliners....

Orbital Sciences to manage launch of Ionospheric Connection Explorer satellite
Friday, November 21, 2014 Orbital Sciences has secured a $56.3m contract from Nasa to provide launch services for the Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) programme....

Zero-gravity coffee machine set for launch to ISS
Friday, November 21, 2014 Astronauts about to travel to the International Space Station (ISS) on-board the Soyuz TMA-15M spacecraft be taking a new zero-gravity coffee machine with...

US universities to develop technologies for Nasa’s future exploration missions
Thursday, November 20, 2014 Nasa has awarded early stage innovation grants to 11 universities to work on technologies that will help the agency on future science and human exploration missions....

Gulfstream Aerospace selects Esterline‘s flight deck solutions for G500 and G600 aircraft
Thursday, November 20, 2014 Gulfstream Aerospace has selected Esterline to provide its flight deck solutions for the recently launched G500 and G600 business jets....

GKN Aerospace and partners to develop futuristic wing technologies
Thursday, November 20, 2014 GKN Aerospace has announced it will work with a group of 13 partners to develop futuristic wing technologies....

Airbus Defence and Space to build service module for Orion capsule
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 The European Space Agency (ESA) has selected Airbus Defence and Space as the prime contractor for service module on US space capsule, Orion....

Airbus to build five Beluga transport aircraft
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Airbus has announced plans to develop five new Beluga transport aircraft, to transport large aircraft components....

NTSB upheld FAA's authority to regulate use of drones
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has upheld the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) authority to regulate commercial use of unmanned air vehicles (UAV) in national airspace....

Airbus seeks patent for futuristic doughnut-shaped aircraft design
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 Airbus has come up with a futuristic doughnut-shaped aircraft design, which is said to address problems associated with pressurised cabins....

Final assembly of Nasa's Next Mars lander begins at Lockheed Martin
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 Nasa's InSight Mars lander spacecraft has entered the assembly, test and launch operations phase of its development at Lockheed Martin clean room near Denver in Colorado, US....

Boeing tests new technologies to improve aircraft efficiency
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 Boeing has started flight testing more than 25 new technologies, designed to improve aircraft efficiency. ...


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