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Helvetic Airways Receives its First E190-E2 Jet

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November 7, 2019

In ceremony held at its headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, Helvetic Airways officially received its first E190-E2 jet from Embraer. The airline has a contract for a firm order of 12 jets of this model, and purchase rights for a further 12 E190-E2, with conversion rights to the E195-E2, bringing the total potential order up to… Read More ›

ACJ and Sabena technics to co-operate in Self-Protection

Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) and Sabena technics are to co-operate in proposing self-protection systems (SPSs) for Airbus corporate jets. Each SPS would combine an existing, state of the art, directional infra-red countermeasure (DIRCM) system with installation on an Airbus corporate jet. SPSs will initially be offered for the ACJ320 Family. An SP offers protection against… Read More ›

Gulfstream surpasses 25 G500 deliveries

Award-Winning, Record-Breaking Fleet Achieves More Than 5,000 Flight Hours Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced it has delivered more than 25 Gulfstream G500TM aircraft to customers just over a year after the aircraft entered service. The aircraft’s first delivery to a Brazilian customer has also taken place. “When the first all-new G500 was delivered last September, we knew… Read More ›

Kawasaki Starts Delivery of Fuselage Panels for First Boeing 777X

Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. announced today that it has started delivery of fuselage panels for the first 777X, Boeing’s cutting-edge wide-body passenger airplane. Those fuselage panels will be shipped by sea to Boeing’s 777X assembly plant on the outskirts of Seattle in the USA. Kawasaki is responsible for manufacturing the forward and center fuselage panels,… Read More ›

Triumph Achieves Elite Supplier Status from Lockheed Martin RMS

Triumph Group, Inc.(NYSE:TGI) announced today that its Triumph Fabrications company located in Hot Springs, Arkansas was recognized by Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS) for exceptional supplier performance in support of their Sikorsky Aircraft business. Triumph Fabrications achieved RMS Elite Supplier status after demonstrated improvements in both quality and delivery performance. Triumph Fabrications, a… Read More ›

Spirit AeroSystems Celebrates 10,000 737 Deliveries to Boeing

Spirit AeroSystems Inc. [NYSE: SPR] today celebrated the 10,000th chipset delivery on the Boeing 737 program. The 10,000th shipset was delivered to Boeing in February. “Delivering fuselages and other key structural components for more than 10,000 Boeing 737 aircraft over the past five decades is a monumental accomplishment,” said Tom Gentile, Spirit AeroSystems president and… Read More ›

MHI Delivers Aft Fuselage Panels for the First 777X, Boeing’s Next-Generation Wide-Body Airliner — Integrated Production System Utilizes the Cutting-Edge Equipment —

・ Delivery ceremony held at the Hiroshima Machinery Works Eba Plant on February 7 ・ Productivity enhanced with proprietary automated facilities, furthering development of the commercial aircraft business Tokyo, February 7, 2018 – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has delivered the aft fuselage panels for the first Boeing 777X, Boeing‘s next-generation wide-body passenger aircraft. The… Read More ›

Bombardier Debuts Global 7000 Mock-Up at Jetex Private Terminal in Dubai.

Full-size mock-up of Bombardier’s Global 7000 business jet to be exhibited at flagship Jetex Private Terminal in Dubai from January 11 to February 3, 2018 Bombardier and Jetex are pleased to announce that the Global 7000 aircraft mock-up will be on display at the flagship Jetex Private Terminal in Dubai from January 11 to February 3, 2018. The full-size mock-up… Read More ›

Gulfstream to bring three aircraft, special missions focus to Dubai Airshow.

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. will exhibit three business jets at the Dubai Airshow Nov. 12-16: the flagship Gulfstream G650ER, the award-winning Gulfstream G550 and the class-leading Gulfstream G280. The aircraft will be part of the airshow’s static display at Dubai World Central. “Gulfstream is uniquely positioned to support the steadily growing Middle Eastern market with our… 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 ›

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 ›

Boeing, Silk Way Announce Order for Ten 737 MAX 8 airplanes

  Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Silk Way today announced an order for 10 737 MAX 8 airplanes. The order, valued at $1.1 billion at current list prices, was previously attributed to an unidentified customer on the Boeing Orders & Deliveries website. “Silk Way’s success and profitability is a direct result of investing in its fleet… Read More ›

Boeing Completes Successful First Flight of 737 MAX 9

The Boeing [NYSE: BA] 737 MAX 9 completed its first flight today in the skies above Puget Sound. Seen here is an air-to-air shot of the airplane during its test flight. (Paul Weatherman photo) The Boeing [NYSE: BA] 737 MAX 9 completed its first flight today in the skies above Puget Sound. The 737 MAX… Read More ›

Sikorsky – PZL M28® Twin Turboprop Airplane Arrives in Rio de Janeiro to Demonstrate Short Takeoff and Landing / Multi-Mission Versatility

Aircraft arrives in Rio following strong interest by commercial operators in Trinidad & Tobago and mission demonstration flights to the Brazilian military Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) company, will demonstrate the extraordinary short takeoff and landing capabilities of the M28 turboprop airplane to interested military, civil and commercial operators in Rio de Janeiro during the… Read More ›

GULFSTREAM G500 ON SCHEDULE FOR CERTIFICATION

Test Fleet Has More Than 2,600 Flying Hours And 600 Flights Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.’s G500 flight-test program continues to make significant progress toward the aircraft’s anticipated 2017 certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The five G500 test aircraft, including a fully outfitted production aircraft, have surpassed 2,600 flying hours and accumulated more than 600… Read More ›

Indaer of Colombia Appointed as Authorized Pilatus PC-12 Service Center

Pilatus’ top-ranked customer service network now numbers 58 locations around the world. Indaer of Colombia is announced as the newest authorized PC-12 service facility in the global network. With more than 1,450 PC-12s flying today, Pilatus Aircraft Ltd continues to expand its service network to ensure provision of the industry’s topranked support anywhere in the… Read More ›

Today`s Highlight: Lockheed Martin

About Lockheed Martin Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 97,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. Lockheed Martin is led by Marillyn A. Hewson, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer…. Read More ›

AW609 programme moves forward preparing for icing trials.

Several ground and flight tests already performed in Philadelphia by the third AW609 prototype  Aircraft remains on schedule to begin icing trials this winter  FAA certification is on track for 2018 The AW609 TiltRotor programme is expected to start icing trials soon following recent ground and flight testing activities. These advances have been made in… Read More ›

Boeing Statement on Singapore Airlines’ Intent to Purchase 20 777-9s, 19 787-10s

National carrier to become newest 777X customer Boeing [NYSE: BA] is pleased that Singapore Airlines has announced its commitment to purchase 20 777-9s and 19 787-10 Dreamliners. The national carrier and 787-10 launch customer also announced its recommitment for its previous order for 30 787-10 airplanes. When finalized, the order will be posted on the… Read More ›

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