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EPA makes progress on aircraft emission regulation
27 July, 2016
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has confirmed a final endangerment and contribution findings, which reveal that carbon emissions from certain aircraft engines are a risk to...
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Boeing selects Bastion Technologies under Nasa’s small business development programme Wednesday, July 27, 2016 Boeing has selected US-based engineering and scientific services company Bastion Technologies to help enhance the latter's expertise and opportunities in the aerospace...

JetBlue orders 30 more A321 aircraft from Airbus Wednesday, July 27, 2016 US-based JetBlue Airways has modified a previous deal with Airbus to add 30 more A321 aircraft, which include 15 Airbus A321ceo with 'current engine option' and 15 A321neo jets with 'new...

National Test Pilot School receives EASA certification Tuesday, July 26, 2016 The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has certified US-based National Test Pilot School (NTPS) as the first part-ORA approved training organisation (ATO) to conduct part-FCL flight test...

Solar Impulse 2 begins last leg of world tour from Cairo, Egypt Tuesday, July 26, 2016 The Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) aircraft has taken off from Cairo, Egypt, for the last leg of its round-the-world journey, which will end in Abu Dhabi,...

China’s AVIC unveils new amphibious aircraft AG600 Tuesday, July 26, 2016 Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) has unveiled the world’s largest amphibious aircraft, known as the AG600, in a production line in the southern city of...

ULA, Ball Aerospace and Space Foundation launch sport rocket in US Monday, July 25, 2016 United Launch Alliance (ULA), Ball Aerospace and non-profit organisation Space Foundation have sponsored the launch of Future Heavy, a new high-power sport...

Australia’s nbn to launch Sky Muster II satellite in October Monday, July 25, 2016 Australia's National Broadband Network (nbn) is set to launch its second satellite into space in...

Airbus delivers CFM-powered A320neo to Pegasus Airlines Monday, July 25, 2016 Turkey-based low-cost airline Pegasus Airlines has taken delivery of its first A320neo single-aisle aircraft powered by CFM International’s LEAP-1A engines from...

Facebook tests solar-powered Aquila drone prototype Friday, July 22, 2016 Online social networking service provider Facebook has completed the test flight of a solar-powered drone or unmanned aircraft prototype, Aquila, in a bid to provide internet connectivity to...

Thales completes satellite construction for Inmarsat’s European Aviation Network Friday, July 22, 2016 Thales Alenia Space has completed the construction and related sub-system tests of a satellite, which will provide in-flight connectivity for Inmarsat’s European Aviation Network...

Deals this week: UTC Aerospace Systems, Aleris, AerCap Friday, July 22, 2016 UTC Aerospace Systems has been awarded a contract to provide wheels and carbon brakes for the A320neo single-aisle aircraft fleet of HNA Group Company Ltd. (HNA...

Bombardier extends authorised service facility agreement with China’s STAECO Friday, July 22, 2016 Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has renewed its authorised service facility (ASF) agreement with China-based Taikoo (Shandong) Aircraft Engineering Company (STAECO) for another three years....

Vector Space Systems completes Garvey Spacecraft acquisition Thursday, July 21, 2016 Micro satellite space launch company Vector Space Systems has completed the acquisition of Garvey Spacecraft in a move to help improve micro satellite launch...

Nasa establishes new research institute to protect astronauts in deep space missions Thursday, July 21, 2016 Nasa along with the Baylor College of Medicine is planning to operate a new institute in order to conduct research and develop new ways to reduce risks to humans on long-duration deep...

Honeywell Aerospace and Airbus to develop runway safety solution for Lufthansa Thursday, July 21, 2016 Honeywell Aerospace along with Airbus and German airline Lufthansa Group has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to jointly develop a runway safety solution for Lufthansa Group’s...

Boeing forecasts India needs 1,850 new aeroplanes over next 20 years Wednesday, July 20, 2016 Boeing has predicted that India will need 1,850 new aeroplanes over the next two decades, costing an estimated $265bn....

Boeing signs agreement with Rambus to protect aerospace from security threats Wednesday, July 20, 2016 Rambus's cryptography research division has signed a licence agreement for the inclusion of advanced differential power analysis (DPA) countermeasures in Boeing products....

Aleris wins multi-year deal to supply aluminum plates and sheets to Airbus Wednesday, July 20, 2016 Aleris has secured a multi-year contract to supply aluminum plates and sheets for manufacturing of all Airbus aircraft....

NASA selects five companies for Mars orbiter concept studies Tuesday, July 19, 2016 NASA has chosen five aerospace companies to conduct four-month concept studies for a potential future Mars orbiter mission....

Ethiopian Airlines and Aerosud Group to form aerospace manufacturing JV in Ethiopia Tuesday, July 19, 2016 Ethiopia's flag carrier Ethiopian Airlines has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with South Africa’s Aerosud Group to establish an aerospace manufacturing joint venture (JV) in...


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