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Aeroflot and UAC sign agreement for 100 Russian-built Superjet 100

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September 19, 2018

Aeroflot and United Aircraft Corporation have signed an agreement for the delivery to Aeroflot, the national carrier, of 100 Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft. The document was signed by Aeroflot CEO Vitaly Saveliev and President of PJSC United Aircraft Corporation Yury Slyusar during the Eastern Economic Forum in the presence of President of the Russian Federation Vladimir… Read More ›

The “Shark” E190-E2 Arrives in Europe for the Demonstration Tour

Following a successful tour in Africa and in the US, Embraer is now beginning the European and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) part of the E190-E2 worldwide demonstration tour. The aircraft will visit more than 15 countries during September. At each stop, Embraer will show the capabilities of the world’s quietest, cleanest and most… Read More ›

Rostec Modernizes the Be-200 Amphibious Aircraft for Foreign Markets

Rostec’s United Engine Corporation has presented the project to re-equip the Be-200 amphibious aircraft with the Russian-French SaM146 engine unit. The presentation took place at the ongoing Hydroaviasalon-2018 exhibition in the Russian city of Gelendzhik. The modernization will make it possible to introduce the aircraft on the European and American markets, and also to begin… Read More ›

Dassault to highlight Falcon 8X, 900LX Trijets at RUBAE 2018

Falcon 8X celebrates first year in service with Russian operators Dassault Aviation will showcase its Falcon 8X ultra-long range trijet and the latest version of its Falcon 900LX large-cabin long range Falcon business jet at this year’s edition of the Russian Business Aviation Exhibit (RUBAE), which opens on September 12 at the Vnukovo 3 business… Read More ›

Biman Signs Order for Three New Bombardier Q400 Aircraft

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that Biman Bangladesh Airlines Ltd. has ordered three new Q400 turboprops by signing a purchase agreement with the Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC). Based on the list price of the Q400 aircraft, the firm order is valued at approximately US$106 million. “We are very pleased that Biman is expanding its Q400… Read More ›

Airbus-sponsored Ang’elles earn their “wings”

The all-women parachuting team has proven its capabilities in international competitions. A world-class parachuting squad requires many of the same qualities that have driven Airbus’ success around the globe: precision, focus and a great team spirit. This is according to Pascale Dumarcet, who is perfectly-positioned to compare the two activities: she’s a design office engineer… Read More ›

Record-setting Gulfstream G500 to visit Rubae 2018

Certified, Clean-Sheet Aircraft Will Join Gulfstream’s Static Display In Advance Of Customer Deliveries Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced its all-new, clean-sheet Gulfstream G500 will be on display at the 2018 Russian Business Aviation Exhibition (RUBAE), Sept. 12-14, in Moscow. The G500’s RUBAE debut comes just after the aircraft earned its U.S. Federal Aviation Administration type… Read More ›

Honda Aircraft Company Begins HondaJet Elite Deliveries

The HondaJet Finishes the First Half of 2018 as the Most Delivered Aircraft in its Class Honda Aircraft Company announced today that it has begun deliveries of its new advanced aircraft, the HondaJet Elite, at its headquarters in Greensboro, NC. Deliveries of the HondaJet Elite begin as the HondaJet marks the first half of 2018… Read More ›

OK Aviation Group – Our Authorised Pilatus Centre in the Czech Republic

Husband and wife team Lubomir and Hana Cornak are the successful joint owners of the OK Aviation Group based in Pribram – our Authorised Pilatus PC-12 & PC-24 Sales & Service Centre for Central Europe. Pilatus Aircraft Ltd Anyone who visits the modern hangar operated by OK Aviation at Pribram just under an hour’s drive… Read More ›

Northrop Grumman Performs Successful SABR Fit-Check on F/A-18C Fighter at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar

AN/APG-83 is in production and meets desired schedule as low-risk Hornet upgrade option Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has successfully installed a production APG-83 Scalable Agile Beam Radar (SABR) on a U.S. Marine Corps F/A-18C Hornet at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California. The fit check, performed August 2 at the request of the Marine… Read More ›

Textron Systems and Textron Aviation Defense Successfully Integrate Synturian® Mission Control Software and Scorpion Jet, Demonstrate Simulated Manned-Unmanned Teaming Capability

Textron Systems and Textron Aviation, businesses of Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT), announced today the successful integration and demonstration of the company’s manned-unmanned teaming capability via the Textron Systems’ Synturian® control and collaboration technology and Textron Aviation Defense Scorpion jet. “Through Textron Systems’ extensive experience in the field and Textron Aviation Defense’s expertise, we realize the revolutionary… Read More ›

Lockheed Martin Delivers 52nd C-5M Super Galaxy

Delivery Completes Modernization Program Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) delivered the 52nd C-5M Super Galaxy strategic transport modernized under the U.S. Air Force’s Reliability Enhancement and Re-engining Program (RERP) on Aug. 2 at the company’s Marietta, Georgia, facility. The delivery completes the RERP upgrade, which extends the service life of the C-5 fleet out until the… Read More ›

Transport Canada Certifies 90-Seat Cabin Configuration for Bombardier’s Q400 Aircraft

Launch customer SpiceJet of India to become first airline to take advantage of the extra-capacity turboprop’s increased profitability potential. Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that its 90-passenger Q400 aircraft configuration has received its certification from Transport Canada, becoming the first in-production commercial turboprop in the world to reach that capacity. “With increasing growth in the… Read More ›

Boeing to Establish New Aerospace & Autonomy Center

New research and development facility brings together engineering teams to accelerate development of future mobility solutions 100,000 square foot facility scheduled to open in 2020 Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced plans to open the new Boeing Aerospace & Autonomy Center in Cambridge, Mass., becoming the first major tenant of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT)… Read More ›

Airbus’ iflyA380 app for smarter travel now available for Android users

Airbus has released an Android version* of the iflyA380 app, already available for iOS users, bringing the experience of flying on the iconic A380 to even more passengers. In recent years, new technological advances have transformed the expectations of always-connected travellers who demand super convenience, personalization and speed of use in every aspect of their… Read More ›

Gulfstream revolutionizes patient care with state-of-art MEDEVAC Aircraft

Modified G550 Delivered To Beijing Red Cross Emergency Medical Center For Disaster Relief And Air Rescue Services. Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced it has designed and delivered a state-of-the-art Gulfstream G550 medevac aircraft that will revolutionize in-flight medical care. The modified G550 was delivered to the Beijing Red Cross Emergency Medical Center during a delivery… Read More ›

India Gifts HAL Do -228 Aircraft to Seychelles; Aircraft to Fly on Seychelles Independence Day

The External Affairs Minister Mrs Sushma Swaraj handed over HAL Do- 228 aircraft to the President, Republic of Seychelles, Mr. Danny Faure at a ceremony in New Delhi today. With this, the Maritime surveillance of the island nation received the much needed boost. Appreciating India’s support, Mr.  Faure described the `momentous occasion’ as historical day… Read More ›

Boeing, Bamboo Airways Announce Commitment for 20 787 Dreamliners

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Bamboo Airways today announced a commitment for 20 787-9 Dreamliners in deal that would be worth $5.6B at current list prices, when finalized. The announcement was made during a signing ceremony at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce office, witnessed by Vuong Dinh Hue, deputy prime minister of Vietnam, and Nazak Nikakhtar, Assistant… Read More ›

AEGEAN Airlines firms up order for 30 A320neo Family aircraft

Purchase agreement follows MoU signed in March 2018 Greece’s biggest airline, AEGEAN Airlines, has firmed up an order for the purchase of 30 A320neo Family aircraft at a ceremony in Athens. The purchase agreement, comprising 10 A321neos and 20 A320neos, was signed by AEGEAN Chairman Eftichios Vassilakis and Airbus Chief Executive Officer Tom Enders. It… Read More ›

First Landing on an Unpaved Runway for the PC-24

The PC-24 made its first landing on an unpaved runway. The Super Versatile Jet is currently undergoing a programme of post-certification tests with special emphasis on unpaved runway operations. Pilatus plans on obtaining “Rough Field” certification in the fourth quarter of 2018. Woodbridge Airfield to the north east of London offers optimum test conditions: Pilatus… Read More ›

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