BOC Aviation signs $8.8bn aircraft order with Boeing
Aerospace Technology, 22 hours ago
Bank of China''s aircraft leasing unit BOC Aviation has placed an $8.8bn order for 82 aircraft, as part of its strategy to grow its fleet of fuel-efficient aircraft.
ESA and Arianespace to investigate Galileo satellites launch failure
Aerospace Technology, 22 hours ago
The European Space Agency (ESA) and Arianespace are working to identify the cause of the problem that led to the deployment of Europe''s twin Galileo navigation satellites into incorrect orbits.
SpaceX's Falcon 9 to launch AsiaSat 6 communications satellite
Aerospace Technology, 22 hours ago
SpaceX''s Falcon 9 rocket is set to launch Asia Satellite Telecommunications'' AsiaSat 6 communications satellite on 27 August from Cape Canaveral, Florida, US.
BAE Systems developing human-like skin concept for aircraft
Aerospace Technology, August 22, 2014
Engineers at BAE Systems'' Advanced Technology Centre are working on a concept to give aircraft human-like ''skin'', which is claimed to detect wind speed, temperature, physical strain and movement more accurately than existing technology.
FAA grants STC certification for ACSS' SafeRoute ADS-B In applications on A320 aircraft
Aerospace Technology, August 22, 2014
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded a supplemental type certification approval for Aviation Communication & Surveillance Systems'' (ACSS) SafeRoute Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) solutions on Airbus A320 aircra?
Heli-One to provide component support for AAR Airlift Sikorsky S-61 rotocraft
Aerospace Technology, August 22, 2014
Helicopter support company Heli-One has been awarded a contract by AAR Airlift to provide CT58 engine and component support for its 20 Sikorsky S-61 aircraft.
Boeing completes key reviews on CST-100 spacecraft
Aerospace Technology, August 22, 2014
Boeing has completed key reviews of its Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 spacecraft.
Nasa to test alternative propulsion systems for next-generation space vehicles
Aerospace Technology, August 22, 2014
Nasa''s Green Propellant Infusion Mission (GPIM) technology demonstrator project is preparing to launch a small satellite in 2016, in order to test green propellant technology in space.
Japan plans to commercialise domestically manufactured aircraft by 2030
Aerospace Technology, August 21, 2014
Japan''s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology plans to launch a R&D programme in 2015 in line with efforts to commercialise domestically manufactured next-generation passenger aircraft by 2030.
ESA awards contract to Arianespace for deployment of 12 Galileo satellites
Aerospace Technology, August 21, 2014
The European Space Agency (ESA) has awarded a contract to Arianespace for the launch of Galileo navigation satellites aboard its Ariane 5 ES.
SMBC Aviation and Hong Kong Aviation offer to buy Awas aircraft assets
Aerospace Technology, August 21, 2014
SMBC Aviation Capital and Hong Kong Aviation Capital have reportedly offered bids to acquire Awas Aviation Capital''s aircraft assets.
Privilege Style selects AJW Aviation for Boeing 767-300 spare parts supply
Aerospace Technology, August 20, 2014
Spanish airline Privilege Style has signed a contract with AJW Aviation for the supply of spare parts for the airline''s Boeing 767-300 aircraft.
Russian cosmonauts launch Peruvian research satellite
Aerospace Technology, August 20, 2014
Two Russian cosmonauts floating outside the International Space Station (ISS) have launched the Chasqui 1 research satellite.
Transport Canada awards STC for Pilatus PC-12 enhanced vision system
Aerospace Technology, August 20, 2014
Transport Canada has awarded a supplemental type certificate (STC) to Pilatus Centre Canada (PCC) and Northeast Engineering & Development for their Pilatus PC-12 enhanced vision system (EVS).
Twin Galileo navigation satellites complete final functional testing ahead of launch
Aerospace Technology, August 19, 2014
Europe''s twin Galileo navigation satellites have successfully completed final functional testing at spaceport in French Guiana, paving way for the launch on 21 August.
SES-9 Communication Satellite
Aerospace Technology, August 18, 2014
The SES-9 is a communication satellite being manufactured by Boeing Satellite Systems for the satellite services provider SES.
Ethiopian Airlines close to finalise aircraft order
Aerospace Technology, August 18, 2014
Ethiopian Airlines is close to take a final decision on which aircraft variants to buy from Boeing and Airbus, as part of its fleet modernisation and expansion strategy.
ICBC Financial Leasing expects to double aircraft deliveries by 2016
Aerospace Technology, August 18, 2014
Chinese firm ICBC Financial Leasing is seeking to double the number of aircraft deliveries by the end of 2016.
Orbital Sciences'' Cygnus spacecraft makes re-entry to Earth
Aerospace Technology, August 18, 2014
Orbital Sciences'' Cygnus spacecraft has disintegrated after re-entering the Earth''s atmosphere, marking the completion of a second commercial resupply mission.
FAA's last UAS test site becomes operational
Aerospace Technology, August 15, 2014
The US Department of Transportation''s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved the last of its six unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) test site at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, which will help to evaluate use of drones i?