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Focus on: how an aircraft is built

International collaboration for global jetliners From design through production and onward to final tests and certifications, each Airbus jetliner is the result of wide-ranging expertise, complex logistics, and multinational cooperation across thousands of employees, suppliers and partners. Design offices and engineering centres Airbus’ principle of global cooperation is built upon a global network of regional… Read More ›

Rostec to create VRT500 prototype by the end of 2019

Russian Helicopters (part of Rostec State Corporation) will produce light utility helicopter prototype, VRT500, designed by VR-Technologies design bureau, by the end of 2019. Helicopter rotor system strength tests are now underway. VR-Technologies’ specialists are going to start aerodynamic tests in the nearest time. The helicopter is expected to be supplied in the following configurations:… Read More ›

Sikorsky Celebrates 30 Years of Black Hawk Helicopter Operations in Latin America

2018 marks 30 years of operations for the Black Hawk helicopter in Latin America, since the Colombian Air Force took delivery of its first five UH-60A aircraft in 1988. Designed and manufactured by Sikorsky, now a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), the twin engine medium-lift Black Hawk has become synonymous with the successful defense of… Read More ›

Nakanihon Air Service: Japanese Aviation Company Meeting All Your Aerial Needs

Operating from Nagoya Airport for 65 years, Nakanihon Air Service (NAS) provides a very broad scope of aviation services ranging from charter flights to goods transportation, medevac, aerial survey and photography. In addition, NAS can provide solutions for all your aerial needs, such as aircraft repair and maintenance including the helicopters manufactured by Bell. NAS… Read More ›

LADA Vesta Received Marcus Award in Austria

LADA Vesta with 1.6 l engine has won the annual Marcus Award. The results of the vote were unveiled by the Austrian Automobile, Motorcycling and Touring Association (ÖAMTC) in Vienna on March 16. Russian automobile has become a winner in the Compact Class category of the Economic Appeal nomination. ÖAMTC experts have reviewed a total… Read More ›

Airbus Helicopters and UK Ministry of Defence sign Follow-on Support Arrangement for RAF Puma Mk2.

Airbus Helicopters and the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) have signed a Follow-on Support Arrangement contract to provide support to the Royal Air Force Puma 2 fleet over the planned service life of the aircraft. The contract, worth an initial £100 million, is the first of two pricing periods which will see Airbus Helicopters provide… Read More ›

S-97 RAIDER™ Demonstrator

Based on Sikorsky’s Collier Award-winning X2 Technology™, RAIDER™ incorporates the latest advances in fly-by-wire, flight controls, vehicle management systems, and systems integration. These technologies enable the aircraft to operate at high speeds while maintaining the low-speed handling qualities and maneuverability of conventional single main rotor helicopters. RAIDER™ can reach speeds of more than 220 knots, nearly double… Read More ›

Beechcraft Statement on Administration Overriding Congressional Review of Aircraft for Afghanistan.

Beechcraft Corporation today issued the following statement regarding the Administration overriding congressional review of the Light Air Support (LAS) contract for Afghanistan. When it comes to producing aircraft that will help Americans come home from Afghanistan, the U.S. Air Force today concluded that America’s “best interest” now rests on the shoulders of Brazil. This decision… Read More ›

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