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Alcoa signs deal to supply aluminium sheets for Boeing aircraft
12 September, 2014
Alcoa has been awarded a more than $1bn worth of contract by Boeing to supply aluminium sheet and plate products used in wing ribs, wing skins or other structural parts of the aircraft....
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Nasa’s Orion capsule prepares for deep-space test flight in December
Friday, September 12, 2014 Nasa's Orion exploration capsule has been moved from the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility...

US researchers test new algorithm for clearing space debris
Friday, September 12, 2014 Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the US have come up with a new algorithm that could aid in analysing the rotation of objects in space, which will help in cleaning...

Cheung Kong in talks to form joint venture with MC Aviation Partners
Thursday, September 11, 2014 Hong Kong-based conglomerate Cheung Kong is reportedly in talks with Mitsubishi’s aircraft leasing unit, MC Aviation Partners, to form a joint venture (JV). ...

Nasa selects four firms for suborbital commercial flight services
Thursday, September 11, 2014 Nasa has selected four US-based companies to provide commercial suborbital flight services....

Yahsat partners with Orbital Science and Arianespace for Al Yah 3 communication satellite
Thursday, September 11, 2014 UAE-based Yahsat has signed agreements with Orbital Science and Arianespace for its third communications satellite, Al Yah 3....

Snecma completes ground firing tests on M5 Vinci rocket engine
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 French rocket engine manufacturer Snecma has successfully completed ground firing tests on the fifth development model (M5) of the Vinci rocket engine....

Boeing forecast for aircraft demand in China is too conservative, says IBA
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 Demand for new aircraft in China in the next 20 years will be much more than Boeing’s forecast of around 6,000 aircraft, according to estimates from the International Bureau of Aviation (IBA)...

FAA to conduct tests on unleaded aviation fuels
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) plans to carry out tests for the use of unleaded fuels in aviation line in an effort to have a cleaner alternative for commercial use by...

Boeing unveils 737 MAX 200 aircraft
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 Boeing has unveiled a newest addition to its 737 MAX family of aircraft, the 737 MAX 200, which can accommodate up to 200 passengers....

Lockheed Martin upgrades A2100 satellite platform
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 Lockheed Martin has upgraded its A2100 family of satellites in line with efforts to reduce costs and accelerate delivery timelines....

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed after hit by high-energy objects, says Dutch experts
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 A preliminary report by the Dutch Safety Board into the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which crashed over eastern Ukraine, has stated the aircraft broke-up in mid-air after being hit by a...

Boeing and Ryanair close to finalising $10bn aircraft deal
Monday, September 08, 2014 Irish low-cost airline Ryanair is reportedly close to finalising a $10bn deal with Boeing for the new 737 MAX aircraft....

Bombardier resumes CSeries test flights
Monday, September 08, 2014 Bombardier Commercial Aircraft has resumed flight testing of CSeries aircraft following a gap of more than three months due to a major failure in the FTV1 engine....

SpaceX launches AsiaSat 6 communications satellite
Monday, September 08, 2014 SpaceX has successfully launched Asia Satellite Telecommunications' AsiaSat 6 communications satellite from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, US, aboard its Falcon 9 rocket....

Demand for new aircraft in China to reach 6,020 by 2033, says Boeing’s report
Friday, September 05, 2014 A report by Boeing has forecast that demand for new aeroplanes in China will reach 6,020 over the next 20 years. ...

GE Aviation considering plans to build ceramics-based engine components plant
Friday, September 05, 2014 General Electric’s GE Aviation unit is reportedly considering plans to build a second ceramics-based components manufacturing facility to meet the increasing demand for its newest commercial...

Nasa to launch 3D printer to space this month
Friday, September 05, 2014 The National Aeronautics & Space Administration (Nasa) is reportedly preparing to send a first-of-its-kind 3D printer to the International Space Station (ISS) as early as 19 September....

Airbus Defence and Space to expand satellite communication services in Australia and Pacific
Thursday, September 04, 2014 Airbus Defence and Space has partnered with satellite operator SES to expand its satellite communications offerings in Australia and Pacific region with the launch of new services....

Airbus uses DATADVANCE’s MACROS software for structural analysis of A350 XWB aircraft
Thursday, September 04, 2014 Engineers at Airbus have used MACROS software, developed by DATADVANCE, to carry out structural analysis of composite stiffened panels on A350 XWB aircraft....

Rockwell Collins unveils Pro Line Fusion upgrade for King Air 350 aircraft
Thursday, September 04, 2014 Rockwell Collins has unveiled the new version of its Pro Line Fusion avionics upgrade for Pro Line II-equipped King Air 350 aircraft....


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