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Northrop Grumman to build microwave sounder for JPSS-2 satellite
24 October, 2014
Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems has secured a contract from Nasa to provide advanced technology microwave sounder (ATMS) instrument for flight on the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS)...
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Kunming Airlines to buy ten Boeing 737 aircraft
Friday, October 24, 2014 China-based Kunming Airlines has agreed to buy ten Boeing 737s, including four Next-Generation 737-700s and six 737 MAX...

GKN Aerospace reveals innovative wing technology
Thursday, October 23, 2014 GKN Aerospace and Airbus have partnered to develop an ultra-high performance, natural laminar flow (NLF) wing for the next-generation of low emission aircraft....

Boeing and COMAC open demonstration plant for sustainable aviation biofuel
Thursday, October 23, 2014 Boeing has partnered with Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) to open a demonstration facility, to produce sustainable aviation biofuel from waste cooking oil in China....

Russia’s Proton-M rocket launches Express-AM6 telecommunications satellite
Thursday, October 23, 2014 Russia's Proton-M rocket has successfully blasted-off with the Express-AM6 telecommunications satellite from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. ...

GE Aviation to provide avionics and power systems for Gulfstream business jets
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 GE Aviation has secured a contract from Gulfstream Aerospace to provide avionics and power systems for the recently launched Gulfstream G500 and G600 business jets....

Rockwell Collins unveils ARINCDirect for business aviation
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Avionics firm Rockwell Collins has revealed ARINCDirect, a new suite of flight support services for business aviation....

Boeing begins 777X composite wing centre in US
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Boeing has started construction on a new $1bn composite wing centre for twin-aisle 777X at its facility in Everett, Washington, US....

Airbus unveils wide-body VIP cabin-concept
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 Airbus has revealed a new wide-body cabin concept, which features a VIP section at the front of the cabin and airline-style seating at the rear....

Bombardier unveils Challenger 650 business jet
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 Bombardier has unveiled its Challenger 650 aircraft, the latest addition to its business jets portfolio....

Honeywell Aerospace to upgrade Primus Epic integrated flight deck
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 Honeywell Aerospace is planning to upgrade its Primus Epic integrated flight deck for business and commercial aircraft, to offer pilots better view of runways and taxiways in difficult...

Argentina puts its first geostationary communications satellite in orbit
Monday, October 20, 2014 Argentina has launched its first geostationary communications satellite from the spaceport near Kourou in French Guiana....

Airbus to scale-down A330 aircraft production
Monday, October 20, 2014 Airbus is planning to reduce production rate of its A330 aircraft to nine per month from the current rate of ten....

Nasa looks to use soft-landing technology for future space missions
Monday, October 20, 2014 Nasa plans to use SpaceX's propulsive soft-landing technology on the first stage of Falcon 9 rocket, to facilitate its future missions to Mars....

Mitsubishi Aircraft set to unveil Japan’s first passenger jet
Friday, October 17, 2014 Mitsubishi Aircraft is to unveil its first Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) in Nagoya after years of delays....

EASA clears Airbus’s A350 XWB to fly up to 370 minutes with single engine
Friday, October 17, 2014 Airbus has received approval from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to fly its A350 XWB more than six hours on one engine should the other fail, allowing airlines to operate the...

SSL delivers DIRECTV 14 satellite to be launched aboard Ariane 5
Friday, October 17, 2014 Commercial satellite provider Space Systems/Loral (SSL) has delivered DIRECTV 14 satellite constructed for US-based DIRECTV....

Rolls-Royce CTi fan blade equipped engine completes first flight test
Thursday, October 16, 2014 Rolls-Royce has completed the first flight test of aircraft featuring its composite carbon/titanium (CTi) fan blade with advance and ultrafan engine design....

IndiGo to buy 250 Airbus A320neo aircraft
Thursday, October 16, 2014 India-based low-cost carrier IndiGo has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Airbus to buy 250 A320neo (new engine option) single-aisle airliners....

Gulfstream wins 70 aircraft orders from Flexjet and Qatar Airways
Thursday, October 16, 2014 General Dynamics' subsidiary Gulfstream Aerospace has received orders for up to 50 aircraft from US-based Flexjet and 20 aircraft from Qatar Airways....

James Webb Space Telescope instruments complete cryogenic vacuum test
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 The near infrared spectrograph (NIRSpec) and the mid-infrared instrument (MIRI) instruments of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) have completed cryogenic vacuum tests at Nasa's Goddard...


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