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The Brazilian Armed Forces take delivery of two H225Ms

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May 23, 2017

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 ›

Rolls-Royce expands service network for business aircraft

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 ›

Airbus Helicopters rolls out 700th H130

Airbus Helicopters celebrated a major milestone last week with the roll-out of the 700th H130 light single-engine helicopter, which will be operated by a private customer. Marignane, Airbus Helicopters celebrated a major milestone last week with the roll-out of the 700th H130 light single-engine helicopter, which will be operated by a private customer. The H130… Read More ›

Law Enforcement Pioneer Use of Lockheed Martin Indago Unmanned Aerial System with Project Lifesaver International

Indago quadrotor UAS helps first responders locate at-risk missing individuals Sheriff’s agencies are poised to use the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Indago quadrotor small unmanned aerial system (UAS) to perform search and rescue operations as part of the Project Lifesaver International (PLI) program that supports clients with autism, Down syndrome and dementia. Indago is paired… Read More ›

A350-1000 Early Long Flight proves its exclusive cabin comfort and maturity

Airbus test aircraft performed Early Long Flight in typical airline operating conditions. The A350-1000completed successfully its first and unique “Early Long Flight” with 310 passengers on board, including 10 Airbus Flight Test crew members and 13 Virgin Atlantic cabin crew. Test aircraft MSN065 took off from and landed in Toulouse on May 11th after a… Read More ›

The first fleet of H135s for French emergency medical services is now fully operational

Third H135 delivered to EMS operator SAF Group earlier this year Airbus Helicopters has completed deliveries of three H135s, the latest version of its family, for emergency medical services (EMS) operations by SAF Group. The first aircraft is in service in Toulouse while the second and third helicopters are destined to perform EMS missions in… Read More ›

Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia Chooses Honeywell Software To Improve Fuel Efficiency

Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia has chosen Honeywell’s (NYSE: HON) GoDirect Fuel Efficiency software to boost fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The Honeywell GoDirect solution, one of more than 50 flight support, connectivity and maintenance services offered by the company – provides a full range of data analysis, reporting and monitoring tools to help the Copenhagen-based… Read More ›

Delta orders 30 additional A321s

Fourth Delta A321ceo order in as many years. Delta Air Lines has placed an incremental order for 30 firm A321ceo aircraft. This order follows three previous Delta orders for the Current Engine Option version of the largest Airbus A320 Family member. The airline took delivery of its first A321 in March of last year. Delta… Read More ›

Korea Airports Corporation selects Rockwell Collins passenger processing solution for 14 airports

All of South Korea’s domestic airports now using Rockwell Collins’ ARINC vMUSE™ platform Korea Airports Corporation (KAC) has selected Rockwell Collins’ ARINC vMUSE™ common use passenger processing solution (CUPPS) for 14 South Korean airports nationwide. In 2016, KAC airports handled 62 million passengers traveling on approximately 380 thousand domestic flights. The South Korean aviation industry… Read More ›

Rockwell Collins to bring Coalescence™ mixed reality training system to ITEC 2017

Next week at ITEC 2017, Rockwell Collins, a leading provider and integrator of comprehensive simulation and training solutions, will demonstrate high-end visual solutions defining its position as the number one fast jet visual system provider in the world, in addition to Coalescence™, a mixed-reality training system for air, land and sea domains. “Coalescence is the… Read More ›

COMAC’s C919 takes first flight with Rockwell Collins avionics

Company’s surveillance, navigation and communications featured on first Chinese commercial “trunk liner” Program success a direct result of joint venture collaboration Last week, the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China’s (COMAC) C919 took its first flight, equipped with Rockwell Collins’ communication and navigation solutions, and Integrated Surveillance System (ISS) for the flight deck. “The C919’s maiden… Read More ›

Rockwell Collins delivers first Iridium® SATCOM units for Boeing 737 MAX

Only approved Iridium SATCOM solution for Boeing platforms Solution provides reliable, long-range communications and safety services data link capability with true global coverage Rockwell Collins has delivered its first Iridium® ICS-300 SATCOM units to Boeing for its 737 MAX aircraft. Available as a production line option and the only approved Iridium SATCOM solution on Boeing… Read More ›

Beijing 999 signs agreement for the first H145 for medical rescue and SAR missions in China

The helicopter will be used to develop airborne mountain rescue services in the frame of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing. Donauworth, Germany, Beijing 999 Emergency Rescue Center (Beijing 999), a subsidiary of Beijing Red Cross Foundation, signed an agreement today with Airbus Helicopters for the purchase of one H145, the first of its… Read More ›

Third Gulfstream G600 joins flight-test program

Addition Of Third Aircraft In Five Months Marks Maturity Of Aircraft’s Development Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced that the third Gulfstream G600 test aircraft successfully completed its first flight. The move comes after the first G600 flight in mid-December 2016. The G600 took off at 8:51 a.m. from Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport on May 5,… Read More ›

Pilatus Reports Successful Business Year 2016

With sales revenue of 821 million Swiss francs, performance in financial 2016 was better than expected. Operating earnings totalled 89 million Swiss francs after deduction of Research and Development investment of 101 million Swiss francs. 56 additional jobs were created across the Group as a whole. 117 aircraft were delivered to customers. The PC-24 development… Read More ›

Second Boeing T-X Aircraft Takes Flight

Designed for U.S. Air Force, Boeing T-X proves low risk, performance, manufacturing repeatability Boeing [NYSE: BA] and partner Saab [Stockholm: SAABB] have completed the first flight of their second production-ready T-X aircraft, which is identical to the first and designed specifically for the U.S. Air Force advanced pilot training requirement. During the one-hour flight, lead… Read More ›

ockwell Collins to feature open system avionics, FACE apps, communication and navigation technology at AAAA 2017

Rockwell Collins, a leader in Army avionics, will participate in AAAA 2017 on Apr. 26-27, at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. The company will showcase its full suite of open architecture flight and mission avionics systems, secure digital communications, and assured positioning capabilities. “Rockwell Collins has served as a trusted… Read More ›

Virgin America takes delivery of first Leap-1A-powered A321Neo

CFM-powered A320neo family boosts fuel efficiency by at least 15 percent Significant reductions in emissions and noise Virgin America today took delivery of the Airbus A321neo aircraft powered by CFM International’s advanced LEAP-1A engines. The San Francisco-based airline is the first in the world to take delivery of this aircraft type “We have been with… Read More ›

Russian Helicopters delivered utility helicopter to Kenya

“Russian Helicopters” Holding Company (part of Rostec State Corporation) has completed the delivery of Mi-17V-5 utility helicopter for the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government of the Republic of Kenya. The helicopter was produced at the facilities of PJSC “Kazan Helicopters”. A ceremonial transfer of the helicopter has been performed in the capital… Read More ›

Piper, Averett university form aviation alliance

Piper Aircraft, Inc. and Averett University have launched an Aviation Alliance to provide training aircraft as well as student scholarships, sponsorships, maintenance and instructor training, and enhanced marketing support. The eight-year agreement includes new Piper Archer TX training aircraft for the University as well as training for their aircraft maintenance and instructor teams. Additionally, Piper… Read More ›

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