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Rolls-Royce to produce Trent XWB engines at Derby plant in UK
19 December, 2014
Rolls-Royce is planning to perform production of Trent XWB turbofan engines at its facility in Derby, UK. ...
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Avianca receives first Boeing 787 Dreamliner
Friday, December 19, 2014 Colombian airline Avianca has taken the delivery of its first mid-size, wide-body 787 Dreamliner....

Airbus Defence and Space develops storable fuel upper-stage propulsion system
Friday, December 19, 2014 Airbus Defence and Space has developed a new storable fuel upper-stage propulsion system for the European Space Agency (ESA)....

Dassault Aviation rolls-out first Falcon 8X business jet
Thursday, December 18, 2014 Dassault Aviation has rolled-out the first ultra-long range Falcon 8X, the newest addition to its business jet portfolio....

Boeing begins work on 777X composites centre in Missouri, US
Thursday, December 18, 2014 Boeing has started construction of a composites centre for twin-aisle 777X aircraft in St Louis, Missouri, US....

ISRO completes experimental test flight of GSLV Mk-III with crew module
Thursday, December 18, 2014 The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has completed the first experimental test-flight of its heaviest rocket, GSLV Mk-III or LVM3, with a crew module....

Aerojet Rocketdyne successfully tests 3D-printed propulsion system
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Aerojet Rocketdyne has completed the hot-fire test of its 3D-printed MPS-120 CubeSat high-impulse adaptable modular propulsion system....

Boeing to install GE Aviation’s avionics and electrical power systems on 777X aircraft
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Boeing has selected GE Aviation to provide common core avionics and electrical power systems for its twin-aisle 777X aircraft....

SpaceX secures Nasa's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite contract
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 SpaceX has secured an $87m contract from Nasa to provide launch services for the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) mission....

Russia denies Sweden's claims of near-collision of military plane with civilian aircraft
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 Russia has denied claims that one of its military planes flew close to a Swedish civilian aircraft, forcing the commercial airliner to change its flight path....

Alcoa to acquire aircraft engine components maker TITAL
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 Alcoa has signed a deal to acquire TITAL, a producer of titanium and aluminium structural castings for aircraft engines and airframes....

AirAsia X places $15bn order for 55 Airbus A330neo aircraft
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 Low-cost airline AirAsia X has finalised a $15bn order for 55 Airbus A330neo airliners, becoming the biggest customer for A330 aircraft with 91 on order....

Nasa tests AStar for efficient use of airspace
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 Researchers from Nasa Airspace Systems Program have tested the Airborne Spacing for Terminal Arrival Routes (AStar) software that is aimed at efficient use of airspace by...

Atlas 5 rocket launches spy satellite of National Reconnaissance Office
Monday, December 15, 2014 A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) has successfully launched from Space Launch Complex-3....

Aircelle to supply titanium exhaust systems for 777X aircraft engines
Monday, December 15, 2014 Boeing has selected Safran’s subsidiary Aircelle to supply titanium exhaust systems for the 777X aircraft GE9X turbofan engines. ...

China's aircraft demand to value $820bn in 20 years, says report
Friday, December 12, 2014 China’s passenger traffic will grow ‘well above’ the world average in the next 20 years by when it will require over 5,300 aircraft with a total market value of $820bn, according to a report...

US scientists develop portable solar observatory for space missions
Friday, December 12, 2014 Scientists at the Southwest Research Institute in the US have developed miniature portable solar observatory for use on-board a commercial, manned suborbital...

Airbus considers revamping A380 superjumbo airliner
Friday, December 12, 2014 Airbus is reportedly planning to revamp its A380 superjumbo with new engines or launch the stretched version of the aircraft....

Alcoa to expand coating production for aircraft engines in US
Friday, December 12, 2014 Alcoa Power and Propulsion has announced plans to expand coating production capacities at its facility in Whitehall, Michigan, US, with an investment of $16.7m....

Airbus and Thales to build observatory satellites for UAE armed forces
Thursday, December 11, 2014 Airbus Defence and Space and its partners are to build two Falcon Eye high-performance optical earth-observation satellites for the the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces....

Boeing plans to cut 747-8 production from September 2015
Thursday, December 11, 2014 Boeing is planning to reduce production of its 747-8 jumbo jetliner starting September next year due to weaker demand for...


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