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Boeing to Acquire Leading Aerospace Parts Distributor KLX Inc. to Enhance Services Business Growth

Boeing will acquire KLX Inc. for $4.25 billion Positions Boeing to compete and win in $2.6 trillion, 10-year services market KLX Inc. will be part of Boeing Global Services and fully integrated with Aviall Creates premier provider of parts and productivity services, offering customers value through broader range of offerings Anticipated annual cost savings of… Read More ›

Lockheed Martin Gives $1 Million to Metropolitan State University to Grow Expertise in Advanced Manufacturing Technology

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will announce today a $1 million grant to Metropolitan State University of Denver during the inauguration of the school’s new Aerospace and Engineering Sciences Building. The grant and work there will shape the workforce of the future in manufacturing affordable, capable, innovative spacecraft. The funds, distributed over four years, establish an on-campus Lockheed Martin Additive Manufacturing Laboratory,… Read More ›

Leonardo

Leonardo is a global high-tech company and one of the key players in Aerospace, Defence and Security. Headquartered in Italy, Leonardo has about 47,000 employees. With its offices and industrial plants, the Company is present in 218 sites worldwide, with a significant industrial presence in four domestic markets (Italy, the UK, the U.S. and Poland)… Read More ›

Boeing selects AW139-based MH-139 for 84-aircraft US Air Force tender

Moretti: “The outstanding superior technology and operational capabilities of our products, including the AW139, once again allow us to compete for significant market opportunities” As the prime contractor, Boeing will compete for the supply of up to 84 helicopters to perform critical security and transport missions offering the MH-139, based on the Leonardo AW139 produced… Read More ›

Second Lockheed Martin T-50A Takes Flight in Greenville, South Carolina

Ongoing flight tests highlight established, lowest-risk T-X offering Two Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) T-50A aircraft are now soaring together in the skies over Greenville, South Carolina. The inaugural Feb. 20 flight of the second production-ready T-50A from Lockheed Martin’s Advanced Pilot Training (APT) operations center in Greenville further demonstrates the company’s established, lowest-risk offering in… Read More ›

Gulfstream G650ER continues record streak

Aircraft Links North America And Asia At Remarkable Speeds Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced the company’s flagship Gulfstream G650ER recently claimed two more city-pair records. The achievements highlight the aircraft’s superior performance and the company’s commitment to providing customers with high-speed travel options. The G650ER took off from Ohio’s John Glenn Columbus International Airport and… Read More ›

GULFSTREAM G650ER CONTINUES RECORD STREAK

GULFSTREAM G650ER CONTINUES RECORD STREAK. Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced the company’s flagship Gulfstream G650ER recently claimed two more city-pair records. The achievements highlight the aircraft’s superior performance and the company’s commitment to providing customers with high-speed travel options. The G650ER took off from Ohio’s John Glenn Columbus International Airport and landed at Shanghai’s Pudong… Read More ›

Defense Information System Agency/Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization awards flight services contract to Rockwell Collins

Services will enable U.S. government aircraft to utilize efficient air traffic control routing to reduce mission time and fuel costs. The Defense Information System Agency (DISA)/Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization (DITCO) has awarded a Data Link Service Provider (DSP) 4 contract to Rockwell Collins. The DSP 4 contract, with options, represents a potential five year… Read More ›

H135 receives EASA certification for Helionix avionics suite

  H135 joins Airbus Helicopters’ Helionix family The new cockpit system reduces workload for pilots and further enhances safety   The light-twin helicopter H135 received the type certificate by the European Aviation Safety Agency for its new Helionix cockpit. The avionics system designed by Airbus Helicopters offers operators increased mission flexibility and safety. Helionix is… Read More ›

Leonardo: the AW169 scores further global success

    Five AW169 orders from Lease Corporation International and Helikorea that will be delivered in 2016 and 2017 Specialist Aviation Services signed a Framework Agreement for a further six AW169s with deliveries expected between 2017 and 2019 Agreements for nearly 150 AW169s, including firm orders, framework contracts and options, signed to date by customers… Read More ›

Airbus Helicopters updates Executive Committee, puts stronger focus on Customer Support & Services.

  Ben Bridge appointed new Executive Vice President Global Business Matthieu Louvot joins Executive Committee as Executive Vice President Customer Support & Services Dominique Maudet joins Airbus Group as Head of Strategic Defence Relations Ben Bridge (44) has been appointed Executive Vice President Global Business while Matthieu Louvot (41) becomes Executive Vice President Customer Support… Read More ›

Rolls-Royce and Snecma to initiate joint combat engine studies.

    Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, and Snecma (Safran Group) have signed a contract with the UK Ministry of Defence to undertake studies into the next generation of UK and French combat aircraft engines, through their 50:50Rolls-Royce Snecma Ltd joint venture, established in 2001.   Rolls-Royce and Snecma have also announced that they have signed… Read More ›

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