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Tag: Airplane

New Surface Treatment Centre in Stans

From the start of excavations to moving-in day, our new surface treatment and paintwork building was ready in less than two years, bringing part of the ambitious “production 2015” project to a close. Pilatus Aircraft Ltd With its blue facade embedded between the other buildings on our site, the new hall is a real eye-catcher!… Read More ›

EGYPTAIR selects LEAP-1A engine for new A320NEOs

• Takes total EGYPTAIR CFM fleet to more than 80 engines and expands 20-year relationship. Egyptian flag carrier EGYPTAIR today announced that it will lease 15 new Airbus A320neo aircraft powered by CFM International’s LEAP-1A engine from AerCap. The airline is scheduled to begin taking delivery shortly. “We have been impressed with everything we have… Read More ›

Sichuan Airlines signs A350 XWB Flight Hour Services (FHS) components support and AiRTHM agreement with Airbus

Airbus’ expertise in services secures highest performance and operations of airline’s fleet  Sichuan Airlines, an all-Airbus-fleet airline based in Chengdu, has selected Airbus Flight Hour Services (FHS) and Airbus Real Time Health Monitoring Service (AiRTHM) to provide components and predictive maintenance support securing the highest service level and operations for its new fleet of four… Read More ›

Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 powers Airbus A330neo first test flight

The Rolls-Royce Trent 7000, the latest member of the Trent family of engines, has successfully powered the new Airbus A330neo into the skies for its first test flight today. The aircraft took off from the Airbus facility in Toulouse, France, this morning, marking the beginning of a flight test programme. The Trent 7000, the exclusive… 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 ›

UIA launches scheduled flights to Colombo

On Saturday, November 5, 2016, Ukraine International Airlines will started operating non-stop scheduled flights between Kiev and Colombo. The capital of Sri Lanka will become the fourth destination of the UIA long-haul route network. UIA offers passengers to take advantage of non-stop scheduled double weekly services between Kiev and Colombo. The flights will be operated… Read More ›

Boeing and Teledyne Controls Partner to Improve Airplane Software and Data Management

New Fleetwide Data Manager offering to improve fleet-wide transfer of essential information. Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Teledyne Controls today announced that the companies will combine their ground-based operational data products to create the new Fleetwide Data Manager program. The goal is to provide a unified solution for airlines to transfer data to and from airplanes more… Read More ›

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