Czech Airlines takes delivery of second new Airbus A319

Czech Airlines has received another new Airbus A319. The aircraft arrived from the Airbus aircraft assembly centre in Hamburg, Germany. Czech Airlines will receive four new aircraft of this type from Airbus this year. The Airline has already taken delivery of the first one in February, the third will arrive in April, and the last in September. Czech Airlines chose the Airbus A320/319 aircraft in a tender for new-generation medium-haul aircraft, in 2004. From this tender, Czech Airlines received three aircraft in 2006 and five last year. Also, the Airline has decided to exercise an advantageous option for another eight Read more

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Asian Surface Technologies attains new DCA Malaysia certification

Asian Surface Technologies received a Certificate of Approval from the Ministry of Transportation, Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) of Malaysia. The new certification broadens the Singapore repair stations capabilities to do work for Malaysian customers as being an Approved Maintenance Organization by the Malaysian Civil Aviation Authority as a repair station on PW4000 series fan blades. Asian Surface Technologies Pte Ltd, is a Singapore-based joint venture company between PAS Technologies, SIA Engineering Company, and Pratt & Whitney. The company provides repair and overhaul of aviation components for commercial aircraft as well as high performance surface coatings and finishing for oilfield Read more

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PAS Technologies names Philip Jones new director of human resources

PAS Technologies has named Philip D. Jones as director of human resources reporting to Dennis Hercules, vice president of human resources. Phil is responsible for managing the human resources function for the Kansas City facility as well as serving as the deputy general manager for the site and directing the benefits function for PAS Technologies globally.

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Honeywell to provide FMS and AESS Systems for Airbus A350XWB

Honeywell has been selected to provide the Flight Management System (FMS) and the Aircraft Environment Surveillance System (AESS) for Airbus’s new long-range, wide-body A350XWB aircraft. The contract is expected to generate more than $1.5 billion (including aftermarket) in revenue for Honeywell over the life of the program.

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FAA certifies Pratt & Whitney CFM56-3 Engine Life Limited Parts

Pratt & Whitney received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval for the Global Material Solutions CFM56-3 engine fan and booster Supplemental Type Certificate. The Supplemental Type Certificate (STC), resulting from numerous engine and rig development and certification tests, is the first FAA certification granted for alternative life limited engine parts. The FAA

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Pratt & Whitney installs Geared Turbofan engine flight nacelle system

Pratt & Whitney installed the flight inlet and nacelle system on the Geared Turbofan demonstrator engine in preparation for Phase II ground testing scheduled to begin next month. The nacelle system, provided by Geared Turbofan demonstrator program partner Goodrich, was installed during a fit check before final test sensors are connected and the engine returns to the test stand. The Geared Turbofan demonstrator engine will return to Pratt & Whitney

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