Qatar Airways receives first Airbus A350 XWB
Aerospace Technology, December 24, 2014
Qatar Airways has received its first Airbus A350 XWB, the next-generation wide-body airliner, becoming the world''s first airline to receive the aircraft.
UK researchers and Boeing test hybrid-electric engine-powered aircraft
Aerospace Technology, December 24, 2014
The University of Cambridge in the UK has partnered with Boeing to test the first aircraft powered by a parallel hybrid-electric propulsion system.
Nasa selects four firms to develop commercial space capabilities
Aerospace Technology, December 24, 2014
Nasa has partnered with four US-based companies to develop new commercial space capabilities for the agency and its customers.
Airbus files lawsuit against Skymark over cancelled A380 contract
Aerospace Technology, December 23, 2014
Airbus has reportedly initiated legal proceedings against Skymark Airlines in the UK over the cancelled $2bn contract for six A380 superjumbo aircraft earlier this year.
Next Galileo satellite reaches ESA technical centre for testing
Aerospace Technology, December 23, 2014
The latest Galileo satellite, Numbered Flight Model 6 (FM06), has reached the European Space Agency''s (ESA) technical centre (ESTEC) in the Netherlands for testing.
Air China to buy 60 Boeing 737 aircraft
Aerospace Technology, December 23, 2014
Air China has signed a deal to buy 60 Boeing 737 aircraft, including Next-Generation 737 and 737 MAX.
Morgan Advanced Materials Axial and Radial Seals for Severe Service Conditions
Aerospace Technology, December 23, 2014
Morgan Advanced Materials' seals and bearings business provides superior quality axial and radial seal components for applications in severe service conditions.
Inmarsat-5 F2 prepares for launch in early 2015
Aerospace Technology, December 22, 2014
Inmarsat-5 F2 satellite has reached Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan in preparation for its planned launch in early 2015.
Hawaiian Airlines finalises $1.5bn order for six Airbus A330-800neo airliners
Aerospace Technology, December 22, 2014
Hawaiian Airlines has finalised a $1.5bn firm order for six Airbus A330-800neo airliners, replacing its previous order for six A350-800s.
Nasa approves SpaceX's approach for Crew Dragon spacecraft
Aerospace Technology, December 22, 2014
Nasa has approved SpaceX''s approach to Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 v.1.1 rocket, to fly its crews to and from the International Space Station.
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