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Airbus Helicopters wins medical helicopters delivery contract from Russia
29 July, 2014
Airbus Helicopters Vostok has been awarded a contract by the Moscow Health Department for delivery of two EC145 medical helicopters for deployment with the Scientific and Practical Centre...
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Lockheed integrates DeLorme’s inReach satcom device to boost flight safety
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 DeLorme’s inReach satellite communicator has now been integrated with Lockheed Martin Flight Services (LMFS), further enabling general aviation pilots to fly safer with the company’s...

Cessna conducts first flight of second Citation Latitude aircraft
Monday, July 28, 2014 Textron Aviation subsidiary Cessna Aircraft Company has conducted the first flight of its second production Citation Latitude aircraft (Serial 002), marking a milestone for the...

Airbus’s A350 XWB aircraft begins route-proving tests
Monday, July 28, 2014 Airbus's A350-900 aircraft has embarked on a three-week route-proving drive as part of its final certification stage, soon after the completion of the aircraft's maximum energy rejected...

World’s largest amphibious aircraft goes into production
Monday, July 28, 2014 Chinese aircraft manufacturer China Aviation Industry General Aircraft (CAIGA) has started trial production of its TA600 amphibious aircraft, claimed to be the world's largest of its...

Sierra Nevada to build two multi-mission aircraft for Colorado
Friday, July 25, 2014 Sierra Nevada (SNC) has been awarded a contract by the State of Colorado Department of Public Safety, Division of Fire Prevention and Control (DFPC) for the delivery of two multi-mission...

EVA Airways to lease four Boeing 777-300ER aircraft from GECAS
Friday, July 25, 2014 EVA Airways has signed an agreement with GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) to lease four Boeing 777-300ER...

Air Algerie plane crashes over Mali with 116 on-board
Friday, July 25, 2014 Air Algerie's Flight AH5017 has reportedly crashed over Mali on its way to Algiers with 116 people on-board, with wreckage discovered in the northern Mali desert in Africa, marking the third...

Airbus A350 XWB MSN001 completes rejected takeoff testing
Thursday, July 24, 2014 Airbus A350 XWB MSN001 flight test aircraft has successfully completed the maximum energy rejected takeoff (MERTO) testing at Istres Air Force Base in southern France, clearing one of...

Safety assessments not effective for flights over conflict areas, says BALPA
Thursday, July 24, 2014 The British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) has warned that the airline safety assessments for flights over conflict areas are not...

TransAsia's flight GE222 crashes in storms in Taiwan, killing 47
Thursday, July 24, 2014 Forty seven people have died after a TransAsia Airways’ ATR 72-500 aircraft crash-landed during a thunderstorm near the runway of Magong Airport on the island of Penghu, off the western coast...

Derazona Helicopters orders first Airbus AS350 B3e rotorcraft
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Indonesia-based Derazona Helicopters has placed an order for one Airbus Helicopters' multi-role AS350 B3e rotorcraft, which will be deployed for utility...

Garmin International unveils enhancements to GTN touchscreen avionics
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Garmin International has announced new enhancements and features for its GTN touchscreen...

USAF’s new satellites to monitor military and commercial systems
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 The US Air Force (USAF) is to launch two operational satellites and an experimental satellite on-board United Launch Alliance’s Delta IV launch vehicle from Cape Canaveral, Florida,...

UAE outlines plans for Arab’s first unmanned mission to Mars
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is planning launch an unmanned mission to Mars by 2021, marking the entry of the Arab world into space...

Bell Helicopter signs deal for first two Bell 429s in Middle East
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Textron’s subsidiary Bell Helicopter has signed a deal to sell the first two light twin-engine Bell 429s in the Middle...

Lockheed Martin to offer mission planning support to ISS
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Lockheed Martin has been awarded a contract by Nasa to offer mission and flight crew operations support for the International Space Station (ISS) and future human space...

General Atomics completes second endurance flight of Predator B ER drone
Monday, July 21, 2014 General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA‑ASI) has successfully completed the second endurance flight of its Predator B extended range (ER) remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), ending its Phase 1...

San Diego County Sheriff’s Department to buy Bell 407GX helicopter
Monday, July 21, 2014 The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department is planning to sign a deal with Textron’s subsidiary Bell Helicopter to buy a Bell...

US alleges Russia’s involvement in Malaysia Airlines crash
Monday, July 21, 2014 The US has accused Russia of providing rebels in eastern Ukraine with anti-aircraft systems, which shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 last week, killing 298...

ASL Aviation to procure ten LM-100J Freighters
Friday, July 18, 2014 ASL Aviation Group has signed a letter of intent to purchase Lockheed Martin's ten LM-100J commercial freighters, a progress that would enable Lockheed to go ahead with certification of its...


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