Aerospace

Indonesian Aerospace Completes Delivery Of H225M Helicopters

Indonesian Aerospace has delivered the last two of six Airbus H225M search-and-rescue helicopters, ordered by the country’s air force in 2012. read moreRead More

Russian ISS Module Launch Delayed Until Late 2018

Russia does not plan to launch its new science lab to the International Space Station (ISS) until late 2018. read moreRead More

Fighter Pilot Shortage Threatens Helicopter Training

The U.S. Air Force may eliminate a phase of helicopter pilot training in order to free up resources to produce additional fighter pilots. read moreRead More

EasyJet To Take Up To 30 Ex-Air Berlin Aircraft

EasyJet plans to take over up to 30 aircraft from bankrupt Air Berlin for a significant expansion of its Germany-based network. read moreRead More

DOT Grants Full Permit To Norwegian UK

LCC Norwegian has received full approval from the US. Transportation Department (DOT) for its UK subsidiary Norwegian UK (NUK) to start transatlantic operations. read moreRead More

Sydney Delays Spark Calls For Government Action

Serious air-service disruptions in Australia caused by an air traffic control (ATC) problem have prompted a major industry group to call for a loosening of restrictions at Sydney Airport. read moreRead More

Universal Avionics Earns EASA OK For UniLink UL-801 Upgrade For Challenger 600

Universal Avionics has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) supplemental type certification for its UniLink UL-801 aeronautical telecommunications network Baseline 1 upgrade. read moreRead More

Australia To Establish National Space Agency

Fifty years after Australia launched its first satellite into space, the government on Sept. 25 announced plans to establish a national space agency. read moreRead More

Delta's Second Farewell To The Boeing 747

Delta is saying goodbye to the Boeing 747 later this year, but this farewell is Delta's second for the iconic aircraft having already disposed of the type once before in 1977. read moreRead More

25 Years Of CF34-powered Regional Jets

Step back in time to 1992 (and before) to discover how GE Aviation's CF34 family of engines helped pave the way for today's vital regional commercial aviation industry. read moreRead More

SE Asia Shows Promise For Aircraft and MRO Demand

Alex Derber Boeing’s latest demand forecast for Southeast Asia has provided further justification for several ambitious aftermarket projects in the region. During the next 20 years, Boeing estimates that Southeast Asia will need 4,210 new aircraft, or just over 10%...

Global Regulatory Update, Sept. 24-30

A listing of airworthiness directive and bulletins from CASA, EASA, FAA and TC. Read More

New Canadian Airlines Promising Low Fares

Air Canada and WestJet Airlines to prepare for new peers planning to offer unbundled products. read moreRead More

Tide Turns Toward Major Aerospace M&A

The dam is breaking as big A&D players strike merger deals to secure future prospects Prime, OEM and Tier 1 aerospace and defense players are buying major rivals, answering the question of how they will grow in the near- and mid-term. read moreRead More

Stratolaunch Tests Engines On Huge Space Launch Carrier

World’s largest-span aircraft moves toward flight tests Development has taken longer than expected, but engine testing is an important milestone in realizing Paul Allen’s new space vision. read moreRead More

Western Military Transport Helicopter MRO Demand by Region 2017-2026

AVIATION WEEK NETWORK forecasts that over the next ten years, demand for maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services generated by Western-designed military transport helicopters will total $130 billion. read moreRead More

India Considers Satellite To Aid Border Patrol

After a summer of scuffles with China along the Tibetan border, India is considering developing a satellite to improve border surveillance. read moreRead More

Liberty Jet Adds Citation XL To Charter Fleet

Liberty Jet is adding a Citation XL medium-size business jet to its charter fleet in the Boston area to support growth in its business. read moreRead More

Wipaire Earns China OK For Floats On Twin Otter

Wipaire has received a Supplemental Type Certificate from the Civil Aviation Administration of China for the installation of Wipline 13000 floats on the Viking Series 400 Twin Otter. read moreRead More

Eastman Aviation Marks 400 Hr. Of Operation On Turbo Oil 2197

Eastman Turbo Oil 2197 has achieved 400 million engine/accessory hours of successful operation. read moreRead More