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

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...

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....

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....

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....

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....

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....

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. ...

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....

Toray to supply carbon fibre to Boeing in $8.6bn deal
Monday, November 17, 2014 Boeing has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Japan-based composite material manufacturer Toray Industries to extend the carbon fibre supply contract for its Dreamliner 787 and...

Demand for new aircraft in Latin America and Caribbean to reach 2,300 by 2033, says Airbus
Monday, November 17, 2014 A report by Airbus has forecast that the Latin America and Caribbean regions will require around 2,300 new airliners by 2033, driven by strong economy and expected air traffic growth....

Crashed MH17’s debris recovery begins in eastern Ukraine
Monday, November 17, 2014 Recovery of the wreckage of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 has started at the crash site in eastern Ukraine, after a long delay....

Exchange Income to buy Provincial Aerospace for $246m
Friday, November 14, 2014 Exchange Income (EIC) has signed a deal to acquire Provincial Aerospace (PAL), a Canada-based aerospace and aviation firm, for around $246m....

Airbus A350-900 receives FAA clearance
Friday, November 14, 2014 Airbus has obtained the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) type certification for new-generation commercial airliner A350-900. ...

Honda Aero begins production of HF120 turbofan engines in North Carolina, US
Friday, November 14, 2014 Honda Aero has started production of HF120 turbofan engine at its manufacturing facility in Burlington, North Carolina, US....


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