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Air quality-monitoring satellite in orbit.

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October 17, 2017 • Space, Aerospace, Space agency

The first Copernicus mission dedicated to monitoring our atmosphere, Sentinel‑5P, has been launched from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia. The 820 kg satellite was carried into orbit on a Rockot launcher at 09:27 GMT (11:27 CEST) today. The first stage separated 2 min 16 sec after liftoff, followed by the fairing and second stage… Read More ›

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All Manila-Caticlan Flights to Operate in NAIA Terminal 2

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Effective June 1, all PAL-Manila-Caticlan flights will  depart from / arrive in NAIA Terminal 2. Passengers arriving in Manila from Caticlan will now be able to conveniently connect to their domestic / international flights operating in Terminal 2. Million Milers, Premier Elite and Elite Members may enjoy the PAL Mabuhay Lounge (international and domestic) located… Read More ›

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Sikorsky Receives Contract to Deliver Two S-70i™ Black Hawk Helicopters to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

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Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, received a contract from the County of Los Angeles for two S-70i™ Black Hawk helicopters in a baseline configuration. Sikorsky is assembling the two new S-70i Black Hawk helicopters for delivery to L.A. County in December 2017. Compared to the S-70A model, the S-70i aircraft will feature wide… Read More ›

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The Brazilian Armed Forces take delivery of two H225Ms

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In the last few weeks Helibras has delivered two H225Ms to the Brazilian Armed Forces. The first one –destined to the Army- has been delivered in the full operational configuration, including specially designed mission systems unique to the Army. Based in Taubaté and operated by the 1º BAvEx, this is the ninth H225M to integrate… Read More ›

Aviationpedia »

Today`s highlight: Air India

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Air India occupies a special place in the global and Indian aviation scenario. It pioneered the aviation in India and its history is synonymous with the history of civil aviation in India. Air India is not a mere airline that transports passengers, baggage and cargo. It is a multi-faceted organization. The aviation infrastructure it has… Read More ›

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Rolls-Royce expands service network for business aircraft

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Rolls-Royce today announced that it is further expanding its global network of Authorised Service Centres (ASC) for its CorporateCare® customers. This ASC network forms an essential component of Rolls-Royce’s services portfolio for business aircraft and adds to its existing global aftermarket capabilities. Rolls-Royce now has 72 Authorised Service Centres in place with key maintenance providers… Read More ›

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Air quality-monitoring satellite in orbit.

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The first Copernicus mission dedicated to monitoring our atmosphere, Sentinel‑5P, has been launched from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia. The 820 kg satellite was carried into orbit on a Rockot launcher at 09:27 GMT (11:27 CEST) today. The first stage separated 2 min 16 sec after liftoff, followed by the fairing and second stage… Read More ›

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NBAA Presents American Spirit Award to Capt. ‘Sully’ Sullenberger.

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The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) this week presented hero-pilot Capt. “Sully” Sullenberger with the association’s American Spirit Award, for speaking out in opposition to the highly controversial concept of air traffic control (ATC) privatization. “We know that when an American hero and aviation expert with 50 years’ flying experience speaks out against ATC privatization,… Read More ›

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Honeywell Ignites STEM Interest Through Interactive Space Camp Experience For 320 Students

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Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced that 320 students from 45 countries and 27 U.S. states and territories will attend the Honeywell Leadership Challenge Academy this year. As part of the leadership program, Honeywell will host students for two consecutive, weeklong programs, Feb. 25 through March 10, 2017, at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center (USSRC)… Read More ›

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Magma Aviation poised for growth with new ownership structure

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Chapman Freeborn Airchartering today announced it has increased its stake in UK-based Magma Aviation to a majority shareholding of 75% to help support the company’s long-term growth plans. The global aircraft charter specialist has held a minority holding in Magma since the company was launched in 2010 to commercially and operationally manage dedicated wide-body cargo… Read More ›

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Victor, leading on-demand Jet Charter marketplace, closes $20m Series B investment.

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Leading private jet charter business Victor secures $20m in Series B investment round led by BP Ventures – the investment arm of global energy company BP. Victor set to expand global footprint and develop B2B offering – helping realize vision of becoming an essential ‘full spectrum’ service platform for general aviation sector. Latest fundraising round… Read More ›

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Boeing, Air India Celebrate Airline’s 125th Delivery

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National carrier takes delivery of 27th 787 Dreamliner EVERETT, Wash., Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Air India celebrated today the delivery of the airline’s 125th airplane from Boeing. The airplane is the 27th 787-8 Dreamliner for the national carrier. “Boeing airplanes are, and always have been, the foundation of Air India’s fleet, providing… Read More ›

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