Sierra Nevada to build two multi-mission aircraft for Colorado
Aerospace Technology, 5 hours ago
Sierra Nevada (SNC) has been awarded a contract by the State of Colorado Department of Public Safety, Division of Fire Prevention and Control (DFPC) for the delivery of two multi-mission aircraft (MMA).
EVA Airways to lease four Boeing 777-300ER aircraft from GECAS
Aerospace Technology, 5 hours ago
EVA Airways has signed an agreement with GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) to lease four Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.
Air Algerie plane crashes over Mali with 116 on-board
Aerospace Technology, 5 hours ago
Air Algerie''s Flight AH5017 has reportedly crashed over Mali on its way to Algiers with 116 people on-board, with wreckage discovered in the northern Mali desert in Africa, marking the third air tragedy within a week.
Cessna conducts first flight of second Citation Latitude aircraft
Aerospace Technology, 5 hours ago
Textron Aviation subsidiary Cessna Aircraft Company has conducted the first flight of its second production Citation Latitude aircraft (Serial 002), marking a milestone for the programme.
World's largest amphibious aircraft goes into production
Aerospace Technology, 5 hours ago
Chinese aircraft manufacturer China Aviation Industry General Aircraft (CAIGA) has started trial production of its TA600 amphibious aircraft, claimed to be the world''s largest of its kind.
Airbus's A350 XWB aircraft begins route-proving tests
Aerospace Technology, 5 hours ago
Airbus''s A350-900 aircraft has embarked on a three-week route-proving drive as part of its final certification stage, soon after the completion of the aircraft''s maximum energy rejected takeoff (MERTO) testing.
Garmin International unveils enhancements to GTN touchscreen avionics
Aerospace Technology, July 24, 2014
Garmin International has announced new enhancements and features for its GTN touchscreen avionics.
Airbus A350 XWB MSN001 completes rejected takeoff testing
Aerospace Technology, July 24, 2014
Airbus A350 XWB MSN001 flight test aircraft has successfully completed the maximum energy rejected takeoff (MERTO) testing at Istres Air Force Base in southern France, clearing one of the programme's final hurdles prior to certification.
Safety assessments not effective for flights over conflict areas, says BALPA
Aerospace Technology, July 24, 2014
The British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) has warned that the airline safety assessments for flights over conflict areas are not sufficient.
TransAsia''s flight GE222 crashes in storms in Taiwan, killing 47
Aerospace Technology, July 24, 2014
Forty seven people have died after a TransAsia Airways' ATR 72-500 aircraft crash-landed during a thunderstorm near the runway of Magong Airport on the island of Penghu, off the western coast of Taiwan.
Automated Transfer Vehicle-5 (ATV-5) Cargo Carrier
Aerospace Technology, July 23, 2014
The Automated Transfer Vehicle 5 (ATV-5) is an unmanned space vehicle developed by European Space Agency (ESA) to carry cargo to the International Space Station (ISS).
USAF's new satellites to monitor military and commercial systems
Aerospace Technology, July 23, 2014
The US Air Force (USAF) is to launch two operational satellites and an experimental satellite on-board United Launch Alliance's Delta IV launch vehicle from Cape Canaveral, Florida, into near-geosynchronous Earth orbit.
Derazona Helicopters orders first Airbus AS350 B3e rotorcraft
Aerospace Technology, July 23, 2014
Indonesia-based Derazona Helicopters has placed an order for one Airbus Helicopters'' multi-role AS350 B3e rotorcraft, which will be deployed for utility missions.
Bell Helicopter signs deal for first two Bell 429s in Middle East
Aerospace Technology, July 22, 2014
Textron's subsidiary Bell Helicopter has signed a deal to sell the first two light twin-engine Bell 429s in the Middle East.
UAE outlines plans for Arab's first unmanned mission to Mars
Aerospace Technology, July 22, 2014
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is planning launch an unmanned mission to Mars by 2021, marking the entry of the Arab world into space exploration.
Lockheed Martin to offer mission planning support to ISS
Aerospace Technology, July 22, 2014
Lockheed Martin has been awarded a contract by Nasa to offer mission and flight crew operations support for the International Space Station (ISS) and future human space exploration.
Zeus Aerospace Brochure
Aerospace Technology, July 22, 2014
Zeus, an internationally recognised leader in material science and the design and production of high-performance polymer extrusions, has released an aerospace brochure.
San Diego County Sheriff's Department to buy Bell 407GX helicopter
Aerospace Technology, July 21, 2014
The San Diego County Sheriff's Department is planning to sign a deal with Textron's subsidiary Bell Helicopter to buy a Bell 407GX.
US alleges Russia's involvement in Malaysia Airlines crash
Aerospace Technology, July 21, 2014
The US has accused Russia of providing rebels in eastern Ukraine with anti-aircraft systems, which shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 last week, killing 298 people.
General Atomics completes second endurance flight of Predator B ER drone
Aerospace Technology, July 21, 2014
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA?ASI) has successfully completed the second endurance flight of its Predator B extended range (ER) remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), ending its Phase 1 flight test period.