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Airbus Helicopters Strengthens Position as UK Market Leader

Year on year sales growth builds on new facilities and services Growth in exports, UK defence business and European business aviation key to success irbus Helicopters UK has defied market conditions with a new high of 14 civil aircraft booked in 2017, demonstrating a year-on-year average growth in the civil market of  36% since 2013. … Read More ›

Reduced Aircraft Mass

1. Reduced structural and payload weight Some of the ideas dealt with in other sections may have relevance here: the use of ground power augmentation (section 2.2) may serve to reduce engine thrust or the use of detachable or ground located undercarriages (section 4.1.3). However, the most effective approach to a better relationship between power,… 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 ›

Pilatus Sells 21 PC-21s, Including 17 for the French Air Force

Pilatus Aircraft Ltd is delighted to announce the signing of three PC-21 fleet orders by end of December 2016, for a total of 21 PC-21s, of which 17 are for the French Air Force and two each for the Royal Jordanian Air Force and QinetiQ, a British company which operates the “Empire Test Pilots’ School“…. Read More ›

Norwegian unlocks new Escape Lounge to Premium passengers at Oakland-San Francisco

Low-cost airline Norwegian will give Premium passengers travelling to Gatwick from Oakland International Airport (OAK) free access to the airport’s brand new Escape Lounge from this month. Passengers flying in Norwegian’s Premium cabin on its award-winning low-cost flights from the Bay Area will benefit from complimentary access to the new Escape Lounge operated by Manchester Airports… Read More ›

CAA sets out expectations to Heathrow Airport for delivering a new runway

Following the Government’s announcement of Heathrow as its preferred location for a new runway, the CAA has today written to John Holland-Kaye, the airport’s chief executive, setting out its expectations for the efficient delivery of this new infrastructure. CAA sets out expectations to Heathrow Airport for delivering a new runway Regulator writes to chief executive… Read More ›

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