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GE Aviation and Woodward form JV to develop fuel systems for aircraft engines
22 May, 2015
GE Aviation has formed a 50:50 joint venture (JV) with Woodward to design and develop fuel systems for GE's commercial aircraft...
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Azul finalises E-Jets E2 firm order with Embraer
Friday, May 22, 2015 Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras has finalised a deal with Embraer to purchase 30 E195-E2 jets with an option for an additional 20...

Nasa and NRC extend partnership to reduce aircraft engine icing
Friday, May 22, 2015 The National Research Council (NRC) of Canada has renewed its partnership agreement with Nasa to explore ways of reducing aircraft engine...

Arianespace completes initial assembly of Ariane 5 for July mission
Friday, May 22, 2015 Arianespace has completed the initial build-up of Ariane 5 at the spaceport in French Guiana in preparation for lift-off during...

Atlas V rocket lifts-off research satellite to test in-space solar propulsion technology
Thursday, May 21, 2015 United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket has successfully lifted-off a Planetary Society's LightSail satellite onboard the US Air Force's X-37B space plane, to test in-space solar...

Airbus A320neo with Leap-1A engines takes its first flight
Thursday, May 21, 2015 Airbus has completed the maiden flight of its A320neo equipped with CFM International's Leap-1A engines in Toulouse,...

GKN Aerospace to build SkyView Window for Boeing Business Jets
Thursday, May 21, 2015 Fokker Services and GKN Aerospace have developed a new SkyView Window for converted Boeing Business...

Gulfstream to equip G500 and G600 aircraft with Honeywell’s communication systems
Thursday, May 21, 2015 Gulfstream Aerospace has selected Honeywell's suite of satellite communication solutions for its new G500 and G600...

Embraer gets $1.1bn order for E-Jets from Tianjin Airlines
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 China's Tianjin Airlines has placed a $1.1bn firm order with Embraer for 20 E195 and two E190-E2...

Boeing adds split scimitar winglets on business jets
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Boeing has announced addition of split scimitar winglets as a standard feature to its new Boeing Business Jets...

Dassault conducts test flight of third Falcon 8X business jet
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Dassault Aviation has conducted the test flight of the third and final Falcon 8X aircraft, as part of flight test...

Gulfstream G500 business jet makes first flight
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 General Dynamics' subsidiary Gulfstream Aerospace has completed first flight of its G500 business...

Exelis completes acceptance tests on Aireon’s aircraft surveillance ground system
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 Exelis has completed acceptance tests on a ground system for Aireon's space-based automatic dependent surveillance - broadcast (ADS-B)...

Nasa invites 3D-printed habitat designs for deep space missions
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 Nasa has launched a competition to design and build a 3D-printed habitat that could be used on Mars or for other deep space exploration...

Textron Aviation adds Rockwell Collins’ avionics to Beechcraft King Air turboprop aircraft
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 Textron Aviation has integrated its new Beechcraft King Air 350i, 250 and C90GTx turboprop aircraft with Rockwell Collins' Pro Line Fusion flight...

France, Italy and Germany collaborate on drone project
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 France, Italy and Germany have partnered to develop an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), to reduce Europe’s dependency on the US and Israel for the...

Moon Express’ MX-1 spacecraft to transport lunar laser ranging arrays
Monday, May 18, 2015 Moon Express has signed a deal with Italy's National Laboratories of Frascati (INFN-LNF) and the University of Maryland of US, to carry new-generation lunar laser ranging arrays to the...

Proton-M rocket carrying MexSat-1 satellite crashes in Siberia
Monday, May 18, 2015 A Proton-M rocket designed to launch Mexico's Centenario (MexSat-1) communications satellite has crashed over eastern...

Airbus and University of Cincinnati use lasers to fortify aircraft components
Monday, May 18, 2015 University of Cincinnati researchers have partnered with Airbus to develop metals that are more durable and less sensitive to corrosion, for aircraft components and...

Northrop Grumman to build lighter-than-air vehicle to explore Venus
Monday, May 18, 2015 Northrop Grumman is developing a lighter-than-air vehicle to explore Venus' environment and determine the origins of life on...

Bombardier to reduce business jet production risking 1,750 jobs
Friday, May 15, 2015 Bombardier has confirmed plans to scale down production of Global 5000 and Global 6000 business jets, placing around 1,750 jobs at...


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