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MHI and partners to set up commercial aero engine company
01 September, 2014
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), IHI and the Development Bank of Japan (DBJ) have partnered to establish a new commercial aero engine company, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Aero Engines....
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Xiamen Airlines receives first Boeing 787 Dreamliner
Monday, September 01, 2014 China’s privately owned Xiamen Airlines has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner, becoming the third carrier in the country to operate the variant....

Embraer to provide maintenance services for Rolls-Royce AE3007 engines in Brazil
Monday, September 01, 2014 Rolls-Royce has appointed Embraer as an authorised maintenance provider for the AE3007 engines in Brazil....

Japan Airlines signs order with Embraer for 15 E-Jets
Friday, August 29, 2014 Japan Airlines (JAL) has placed a firm order with Embraer for 15 E-Jets with an option for an additional 12 E-Jets family...

Nasa’s deep space rocket will be ready by November 2018
Friday, August 29, 2014 Nasa's Space Launch System (SLS) programme has successfully completed a key decision point C (KDP-C) assessment that confirmed its readiness to enter the development phase, but added that it...

Bell Helicopter commences work on helicopter assembly plant in Louisiana, US
Friday, August 29, 2014 Bell Helicopter has started construction of an assembly facility in Lafayette, Louisiana, US, for its new commercial helicopter, the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X....

GE to use next-generation carbon fibre composites for GE9X fan blade
Thursday, August 28, 2014 General Electric (GE) Aviation is designing a new composite fan blade using next-generation carbon fibre composite material for the GE9X engine, which will power Boeing 777X twin-aisle...

Avion Express extends power-by-the-hour contract with AJW Aviation
Thursday, August 28, 2014 Lithuanian airline Avion Express has extended its power-by-the-hour (PBH) contract with aircraft spares support provider AJW Aviation for a further ten years....

Nasa tests composite cryotank simulating launch pressures
Thursday, August 28, 2014 Engineers at Nasa have successfully completed a series of tests on first-of-its kind composite cryogenic fuel tanks, marking a step ahead in lightweight composites that could reduce the weight...

Eurocyrospace opens cryogenic upper stage tanks manufacturing plant in Germany
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Eurocyrospace, a joint venture of Airbus Defense and Space and Air Liquide, has opened a cryogenic upper stage tanks manufacturing facility for the European Space Agency (ESA) in Bremen, Germany....

Boeing to begin manufacturing of docking system for ISS
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Boeing is set to begin manufacturing of a new docking system for the International Space Station (ISS)....

Lockheed Martin and Electro Optic Systems to set up space object tracking station in Australia
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Lockheed Martin has partnered with Electro Optic Systems to set up a space object tracking facility in Western Australia....

ESA and Arianespace to investigate Galileo satellites launch failure
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 The European Space Agency (ESA) and Arianespace are working to identify the cause of the problem that led to the deployment of Europe's twin Galileo navigation satellites into incorrect...

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 to launch AsiaSat 6 communications satellite
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket is set to launch Asia Satellite Telecommunications' AsiaSat 6 communications satellite on 27 August from Cape Canaveral, Florida,...

BOC Aviation signs $8.8bn aircraft order with Boeing
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 Bank of China's aircraft leasing unit BOC Aviation has placed an $8.8bn order for 82 aircraft, as part of its strategy to grow its fleet of fuel-efficient...

Heli-One to provide component support for AAR Airlift Sikorsky S-61 rotocraft
Friday, August 22, 2014 Helicopter support company Heli-One has been awarded a contract by AAR Airlift to provide CT58 engine and component support for its 20 Sikorsky S-61...

Boeing completes key reviews on CST-100 spacecraft
Friday, August 22, 2014 Boeing has completed key reviews of its Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100...

BAE Systems developing human-like skin concept for aircraft
Friday, August 22, 2014 Engineers at BAE Systems' Advanced Technology Centre are working on a concept to give aircraft human-like 'skin', which is claimed to detect wind speed, temperature, physical strain and...

Nasa to test alternative propulsion systems for next-generation space vehicles
Friday, August 22, 2014 Nasa's Green Propellant Infusion Mission (GPIM) technology demonstrator project is preparing to launch a small satellite in 2016, in order to test green propellant technology in...

FAA grants STC certification for ACSS’ SafeRoute ADS-B In applications on A320 aircraft
Friday, August 22, 2014 The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded a supplemental type certification approval for Aviation Communication & Surveillance Systems' (ACSS) SafeRoute Automatic...

Japan plans to commercialise domestically manufactured aircraft by 2030
Thursday, August 21, 2014 Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology plans to launch a R&D programme in 2015 in line with efforts to commercialise domestically manufactured...


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