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Gulfstream marks 10-year anniversary of successful student leadership program.

Innovative Initiative Encourages Youth To Explore Their Career Potential Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., its community partners, program alumni and students recently celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Savannah-based Student Leadership Program as part of the initiative’s year-end event and graduation. Founded by Gulfstream in 2008 and now supported by a collaboration of more than 40 businesses… Read More ›

Arriel 2H obtains EASA type certification

Safran Helicopter Engines has received EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) engine type certification for its Arriel 2H engine, installed in the Avicopter AC312E. This Arriel variant was selected in 2015 to power this helicopter developed by AVIC Harbin Aircraft Industry Group, a subsidiary of Avic (Aviation Industry Corporation of China). The AC312E made its maiden… Read More ›

The Ambulance of Texas Skies, CareFlite Has Saved Over One Million Patients

Just as drivers on the road recognize the blue and red flashing lights of an ambulance, the CareFlite helicopters that fly through the sky are just as known in Texas. Helicopter emergency medical services have been the flagship mission of CareFlite since 1979. Today, their employees have safely transported over one million patients by air… Read More ›

Apple adds Earth Day donations to trade-in and recycling program

New Robot, Daisy, Disassembles iPhone to Reclaim Precious Materials Ahead of Earth Day, Apple today announced that for every device received at Apple stores and apple.com through the Apple GiveBack program from now through April 30, the company will make a donation to the non-profit Conservation International. As part of its ongoing recycling effort, the… Read More ›

Action plan approved for next Ariane 5 launches

After the release of the conclusions of the Ariane VA241 Independent Enquiry Commission on 22 February, the findings and recommendations were formally presented to a Steering Board on 28 February. The board included Daniel Neuenschwander, ESA Director of Space Transportation; Stéphane Israël, Arianespace CEO; and Alain Charmeau, ArianeGroup CEO. As stated in the Arianespace press… Read More ›

Challenger 350 Dominates 2017 Deliveries in the Super Midsize Segment, Tops the Medium Category

Bombardier delivered 56 Challenger 350 aircraft in 2017, capturing 53 percent of the super midsize segment Challenger 300 aircraft series have tallied more deliveries in the last decade than any other business jet platform Optimally-balanced wing, engine and landing gear designed for an exceptionally smooth ride Cabin optimized with state-of-the-art acoustical insulation, delivering interior sound levels… Read More ›

Qatar Airways

About Qatar Airways Qatar Airways, the national carrier of the State of Qatar is celebrating 20 years of Going Places Together with travellers across its more than 150 business and leisure destinations. The world’s fast growing airline will add a number of exciting new destinations to its growing network in 2017, including Auckland, Chiang Mai,… Read More ›

Boeing

Boeing in Brief Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. As America’s biggest manufacturing exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in more than 150 countries. Boeing products and tailored services include commercial and military aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic… 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 ›

NASA Wind Tunnel Tests Lockheed Martin’s X-Plane Design for a Quieter Supersonic Jet

Supersonic passenger airplanes are another step closer to reality as NASA and Lockheed Martin begin the first high-speed wind tunnel tests for the Quiet Supersonic Technology (QueSST) X-plane preliminary design at NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland. The agency is testing a nine percent scale model of Lockheed Martin’s X-plane design in Glenn’s 8’ x… Read More ›

Royal Jordanian

On Dec. 15, 1963, RJ was established by a Royal Decree issued by His Majesty King Hussein, as the national air carrier of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Upon issuing the decree, King Hussein said: “I want our national carrier to be our ambassador of good will around the world and a bridge across which… Read More ›

Rolls-Royce power systems asserts itself against challenging markets

Future program bearing fruits Assertion against shrinking markets – revenue and EBIT remain nearly constant RRPS 2018 on track – gained transparency, ground work established Rolls-Royce Power Systems has asserted itself against adverse market conditions in 2016. The adjusted revenue was £2.65bn (2015: -1%) at steady exchange rates. The operative margin slightly decreased to 7.2%… Read More ›

Pratt & Whitney Expanding Business in Columbus, Georgia, to Meet Increased Demand.

Investment to expand engine maintenance capability for revolutionary PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ (GTF) engines, which are transforming aviation • Advanced manufacturing equipment upgrades and new infrastructure to be added • More than 500 new employees to be hired • Robust training program with Columbus Technical College established for employees EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Tuesday, February 14, 2017… Read More ›

Thinking Differently Means Thinking Horizontally

He comes by it naturally. Teddy Singh, an experienced assembly mechanic in West Palm Beach, is meant to build jet engines. And he has – thousands of them, in a very traditional fashion. But he remembers offering his take when asked if it should be done differently. “We never ventured into a full horizontal build,”… 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 ›

Delta in Africa: 10 years of convenience, connections

By Aimee Greaves(Article source) Delta has been leading the way in travel between the United States and Africa for the past 10 years. The airline launched flights to Ghana, Senegal and South Africa in December 2006 and a year later, added Nigeria to its route map. Fast-forward to now, and almost 5 million passengers later,… Read More ›

Beechcraft introduces special mission enhancements for the King Air 350 platform

Beechcraft Corporation, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced at the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) conference in Dubai that the company is now offering Pratt and Whitney Canada PT6A-67A engines for improved performance on its King Air 350HW and King Air 350ER turboprops. In… Read More ›

Boeing Board Raises Dividend, Renews Share Repurchase Authorization

The Boeing [NYSE: BA] board of directors today declared the company’s quarterly dividend will increase 30 percent to $1.42 per share. The board also replaced the existing share repurchase program with a new $14 billion authorization. “As our team delivers on our large and diverse order backlog, and drives greater efficiency across our business, Boeing… Read More ›

Industry first as Thomson trials virtual assistant tool for holiday inspiration

Leading holiday brand Thomson is offering its customers an innovative way to find inspiration for their holidays by trialling a travel search tool leveraging IBM’s Cloud platform with cognitive intelligence. In an industry first customers will be able to interact via a simple chat interface to get responses in real-time, resulting in helpful suggestions of… Read More ›

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