Aviall enters parts agreement with GE Aviation for F110 engine

June 20, 2017 · 98 Views

Aviall and GE Aviation have signed an exclusive aftermarket distribution agreement for spare parts supporting F110-100 and F110-129 engines that power the F-16 aircraft for a select list…

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Leonardo signs over €100m worth of contracts to maintain German and Spanish Typhoon fleet avionics

June 19, 2017 · 60 Views

Leonardo has signed contracts worth more than €100m with Airbus to provide avionics maintenance for both German and Spanish Eurofighter Typhoon fleets. These contracts will cover all repairs…

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VSR700 demonstrator performs first autonomous flights

June 19, 2017 · 142 Views

Airbus Helicopters has started autonomous flight trials of a VSR700 Optionally Piloted Vehicle (OPV) demonstrator, paving the way for a first flight of the actual VSR700 prototype in…

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Baines Simmons wins Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) consultancy contract

June 13, 2017 · 134 Views

Air Partner’s aviation safety consultancy company Baines Simmons has been awarded a contract to provide aviation safety consultancy services to the Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO). The…

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New concept Hawk demonstrator aircraft takes to the skies

June 11, 2017 · 242 Views

A concept of a future variant of BAE Systems’ highly successful Hawk aircraft has flown for the first time at the Company’s military aircraft facility in Warton, Lancashire.…

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Vector Aerospace supports Pakistan Navy Sea King helicopter refurbishment programme

June 8, 2017 · 108 Views

Vector Aerospace Corporation, a global independent provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, has recently commenced a contract with the Pakistan Navy for the return to…

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First Japanese-Built F-35A officially unveiled at Nagoya Facility

June 5, 2017 · 266 Views

The first Japanese-assembled F-35A was unveiled at the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Komaki South F-35 Final Assembly and Check Out (FACO) facility on June 5. The Japan F-35…

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The Brazilian Armed Forces take delivery of two H225Ms

May 25, 2017 · 208 Views

In the last few weeks Helibras has delivered two H225Ms to the Brazilian Armed Forces. The first one –destined to the Army- has been delivered in the full…

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AAR selected to provide KC-46 palletized seating to U.S. Air Force

May 15, 2017 · 99 Views

AAR has been selected to provide the United States Air Force (USAF) with palletized seating systems to accommodate passenger carriage in KC-46 aircrafts in 10- or 12-seat configurations.…

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Boeing assembly of Air Force T-X in St. Louis to support 1,800 jobs

May 15, 2017 · 95 Views

Boeing’s decision to assemble its T-X Air Force training jet at its St. Louis facility is expected to support approximately 1,800 jobs in the region. If the Air…

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Rolls-Royce and Kale Group create defence aero engine joint venture

May 8, 2017 · 208 Views

Rolls-Royce and Kale Group, a major partner in global and national defence and aerospace industries, have announced the formation of a joint venture company to target aero engine…

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Boeing KC-46A Tanker joins flight test program

May 2, 2017 · 252 Views

Boeing now has six aircraft in its KC-46 tanker test program, expanding its ability to complete ground and flight-test activities as it progresses toward first deliveries to the…

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StandardAero Component Services expands repair capabilities to include 8 new military engine platforms

April 20, 2017 · 222 Views

StandardAero has expanded repair capabilities for servicing eight new engine platforms with associated component part repair services and authorizations. StandardAero is now qualified to perform component repairs for…

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500th Eurofighter Typhoon produced, delivered to Italian Air Force

April 14, 2017 · 453 Views

The 500th Eurofighter Typhoon has been delivered to the Italian Air Force during a special ceremony held at Leonardo Aircraft Division’s Turin site. The first Eurofighter was delivered…

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Airbus Helicopters and IAR sign an exclusive agreement for the H215M in Romania

April 13, 2017 · 153 Views

Airbus Helicopters and IAR have signed a general agreement for an exclusive cooperation for the heavy twin engine H215M multi-role helicopter. Under this general agreement IAR will become…

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T408-powered CH-53K King Stallion achieves Milestone C

April 7, 2017 · 409 Views

Lockheed Martin announced the CH-53K King Stallion, which is powered by GE Aviation’s T408-GE-400 turboshaft engine, successfully passed its Defense Acquisition Board (DAB) review and achieved a Milestone…

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Pilots begin flights in new F-35 Lightning II simulator

March 31, 2017 · 455 Views

A flight engineering simulator created by BAE Systems is ready to be “flown” by F-35 Lightning II pilots for the first time as they prepare for flight trials…

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UK Ministry of Defence selects Smiths Detection for airport security contract

March 27, 2017 · 273 Views

Smiths Detection has been awarded a new, multi-million pound contract with the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) to provide a wide range of aviation security solutions across all…

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AAR awarded 15-year US$909m landing gear contract from the U.S. Air Force

March 27, 2017 · 149 Views

AAR has been awarded a US$909,394,297 fixed-price contract from the U.S. Air Force for the Landing Gear Performance-Based Logistics One program. Work expected to be completed by 2032.…

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Elbit Systems awarded contract by Israel Ministry of Defense to supply and maintain radio systems

March 26, 2017 · 195 Views

Elbit Systems was awarded an approximately US$100m contract by the Israeli Ministry of Defense (IMOD) for the supply of advanced radio systems. According to the contract, Elbit Systems…

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