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Tag: Air Force One

Boeing Launches New Nacelle and Flight-Control Surface Exchange Program

Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced today the launch of a new Nacelle and Flight-Control Surface Exchange Program. It provides airlines an integrated and economical solution, while building on Boeing’s successful history of exchange programs. Under the program, customers can exchange nacelle and flight-control surface parts that need repair or overhaul from a certified pool that Boeing… Read More ›

Boeing, SpiceJet Announce Deal for up to 205 Airplanes

Deal includes 100 additional 737 MAX 8s; 50 purchase rights All-Boeing jet operator continues to grow fleet with more 737 MAXs Largest order in low-cost carrier’s history Boeing [NYSE: BA] and SpiceJet announced today a commitment for up to 205 airplanes during an event in New Delhi. Booked at the end of 2016, the announcement… Read More ›

Boeing T-X Completes First Flight, Validates Design for Air Force Requirements

Milestone proves the aircraft’s low risk, maturity and safety Boeing [NYSE: BA] and partner Saab [Stockholm: SAABB] today completed the first flight of their all-new T-X aircraft, which is designed specifically for the U.S. Air Force’s training requirements. During the 55-minute flight, lead T-X Test Pilot Steven Schmidt and Chief Pilot for Air Force Programs… Read More ›

LifePort receives FAA airworthiness approval for the Pilatus PC-12/47 and PC-12/47E

LifePort, a Sikorsky company, has received Federal Aviation Administration airworthiness approval for its Patient Loading Utility System™ (PLUS), for the Pilatus PC-12/47 and PC-12/47E aircraft.  The addition of this Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) to LifePort’s portfolio extends the PLUS application across multiple Pilatus aircraft platforms. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company. Compatible with either… Read More ›

Heliservicio Signs 20 Bell Helicopters for Innovative Customer Support Solution.

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today announced Heliservicio as the launch customer in Latin America for its Customer Advantage Plan – signing its large fleet of 20 Bell 412EPs for the innovative support solution. Heliservicio is an oil and gas company in the Gulf of Mexico, based at Ciudad Del Carmen. Since its… Read More ›

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