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Gulfstream Aerospace signs 60-aircraft deal with Minsheng Financial Leasing
17 April, 2014
General Dynamics subsidiary Gulfstream Aerospace has signed one of the largest orders in its history in a deal to sell 60 aircraft with Minsheng Financial Leasing Co....
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AirAsia taps Airbus Managed Inventory service for A320, A330 jets
Thursday, April 17, 2014 Malaysian budget airline AirAsia has selected the Airbus Managed Inventory (AMI) service for its fleet of A320 and A330 aircraft at bases in Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok. ...

Google acquires drone maker Titan Aerospace
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Google has acquired Titan Aerospace, a solar-powered drones manufacturer based in New Mexico, US, for an undisclosed...

Airbus launches new ACJ319 corporate jet variant
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Airbus has rolled-out a new version of its corporate jet, ACJ319 Elegance, offering customers an enhanced cabin that allows them to create a customised...

Bluefin-21 AUV’s first mission in hunt for MH370 is unsuccessful
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Autonomous underwater vehicle Bluefin-21, deployed in the southern Indian Ocean, has completed its first mission in the search for flight MH370 without...

China's Qingdao Airlines to launch operations with Airbus A320
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Chinese airline Qingdao Airlines is set to launch operations, and has taken delivery an Airbus A320 on lease from Hong Kong's China Aircraft Leasing Company (CALC)....

Bluefin-21 robotic submarine to join MH370 hunt
Monday, April 14, 2014 Australian teams searching for traces of flight MH370 are planning to send a robotic submarine deep into the southern Indian Ocean in order to determine whether the recent signals detected...

Cathay Pacific Airways selects IAE to manage Dragonair’s V2500 engines
Monday, April 14, 2014 IAE International Aero Engines has entered into a V-Services fleet hour agreement (FHA) with Cathay Pacific Airways to manage 48 V2500 engines operated by the carrier's wholly owned...

MH370 search crew confident over latest signals, says Australian PM
Friday, April 11, 2014 Australian search teams are confident that the underwater signals picked up in the southern Indian Ocean this week are possibly from flight MH370’s black box, the country’s Prime Minister...

Bombardier completes maiden flight of Learjet 85 aircraft
Friday, April 11, 2014 Bombardier Aerospace has completed the first flight of its Learjet 85 aircraft, marking the beginning of the jet's flight test programme that will lead to the first customer...

AIM Aviation reveals concept interior at 2014 AIX
Thursday, April 10, 2014 Aircraft interiors company AIM Aviation has unveiled a new concept interior at the 2014 Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) in...

Solar Impluse unveils new aircraft for round-the-world flight
Thursday, April 10, 2014 Solar Impulse project team Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg have unveiled their new solar-powered aircraft in Switzerland this week, with Solar Impulse 2 designed to circumnavigate the...

SAT introduces new VMT version for Airbus A320 technical training
Wednesday, April 09, 2014 Swiss International Air Lines subsidiary Swiss Aviation Training (SAT) has introduced a new version of its Virtual Maintenance Trainer (VMT) software for Airbus A320 technical...

European Commission proposes strict rules to regulate civil drones
Wednesday, April 09, 2014 The European Commission has proposed new stringent standards to better regulate the operations of civil drones or remotely piloted aircraft systems...

Australia’s RMIT researchers develop bird-like UAV
Tuesday, April 08, 2014 Researchers from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, are working on a project to develop an autonomous unmanned aircraft, designed to improve energy efficiency and...

ABB enters technology partnership with Solar Impluse team
Tuesday, April 08, 2014 Switzerland-based ABB has partnered with Solar Impulse's team, Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg, to support them in the development of a sun-powered experimental...

Australian ship detects possible signals from Malaysian MH370 jet
Monday, April 07, 2014 A US-manufactured black box detector equipped to an Australian ship, Ocean Shield, has picked up two possible signals from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in the southern Indian...

Delta Air Lines to buy 50 wide-body jets from Airbus and Boeing
Monday, April 07, 2014 Delta Air Lines is planning to buy as many as 50 wide-body jets from Airbus and Boeing, and is seeking bids from the two aircraft makers....

Boeing launches BBJ Max aircraft and receives first order
Friday, April 04, 2014 Boeing has launched its new Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) MAX family of aircraft after securing the first order from an undisclosed...

US scientists successfully test UAS tool to study behaviour of ice sheets
Friday, April 04, 2014 Scientists at the Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) at the University of Kansas have tested a compact radar system fitted on a small unmanned aircraft system (UAS) to study...

UK researchers create 3D-printed disposable UAV
Thursday, April 03, 2014 Researchers at the University of Sheffield, UK, have created a low-cost disposable drone as part of a research project on 3D printing of complex designs....


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