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Boeing announces global distribution agreement for GE Aviation T700 engines

Posted April 27, 2018 by

Boeing photograph Aviall, a Boeing Company, will market and distribute parts to support the GE Aviation T700 engine which powers some of the world’s most prolific rotorcraft. Boeing, through its subsidiary Aviall, announced April 26 it signed a multi-year parts distribution agreement with GE Aviation to support the T700 engine. Under this agreement, Aviall will…

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Commencement of refit marks important milestone for Canada, Lockheed Martin Canada

Posted April 27, 2018 by

Lockheed Martin Canada photograph by Rachel Millar Her Majesty’s New Zealand Ship TE KAHA is getting an upgrade with a new combat system developed by Lockheed Martin Canada. On April 26, New Zealand Secretary of Defence Helene Quilter and Commanding Officer Cmdr. (Navy) Steve Lenik, Royal New Zealand Navy, transferred Her Majesty’s New Zealand Ship…

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Boeing delivers first 787 Dreamliner for Gulf Air

Posted April 27, 2018 by

Boeing photograph Boeing and Gulf Air celebrated the delivery of the first 787 Dreamliner for the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain. The airplane also debuts the carrier’s new livery. Boeing and Gulf Air celebrated the delivery of the first 787 Dreamliner for the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain April 26. The…

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Boeing awarded $427 million Defense Logistics Agency contract

Posted April 27, 2018 by

Navy photograph An F/A-18 taking off of a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier. The Defense Logistics Agency has awarded Boeing a five-year $427 million sole-source contract to provide and manage consumable material for F/A-18 depot maintenance with the option for five additional years. This is an extension of the DLA/Boeing Captains of Industry program and the…

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Tornado successor: Team Eurofighter presents offer to Germany

Posted April 25, 2018 by

On the eve of the ILA Berlin Air Show 2018, Airbus and Eurofighter GmbH have submitted their offer to the German Ministry of Defence for a replacement of the Bundeswehr’s ageing Tornado combat aircraft, which was developed in the 1960s, and have established the Eurofighter as its ideal successor.

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Boeing, German Aerospace companies partner for STH heavy-lift helo competition

Posted April 25, 2018 by

Boeing and 10 German aerospace companies reached agreements April 25 to partner on a range of business opportunities on the H-47 Chinook, a contender in Germany’s STH heavy-lift helicopter competition. The agreements with AERO-Bildungs GmbH, Aircraft Philipp, CAE Elektronik GmbH, COTESA, Diehl Defence, Honeywell, Liebherr-Aerospace, Reiser Simulation and Training GmbH, Rockwell Collins, and Rolls-Royce are…

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Airbus Ultra Long Range A350 XWB completes first flight

Posted April 25, 2018 by

Airbus photograph by P. Pigeyre The Number One Ultra Long Range A350 XWB version has performed its first flight from France’s Toulouse-Blagnac Airport, marking a milestone toward the entry-in-service for this jetliner with Singapore Airlines in the second half of 2018. The Ultra Long Range version of the Airbus A350 XWB, MSN 216 has successfully…

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Canada certifies increased gross weight for S-92 helicopters

Posted April 25, 2018 by

Sikorsky announced April 24 the Canadian certification for the expanded gross weight capability option for new S-92® helicopters.  The option increases the maximum take-off weight from 26,500 to 27,700 pounds, allowing operators to carry an additional 1,200 pounds of payload. This capability was first certified by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration in 2015. “We are…

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Airbus Helicopters, Schiebel successfully demonstrate the highest levels of manned/Unmanned teaming capabilities

Posted April 25, 2018 by

Airbus photograph Airbus Helicopters and Schiebel have tested manned/unmanned teaming capabilities between an H145 platform and a CAMCOPTER S-100 unmanned aerial system, thus becoming the first European helicopter manufacturers to demonstrate this technology with the highest level of interoperability. Airbus Helicopters and Schiebel have tested Manned Unmanned Teaming capabilities between an H145 platform and a…

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BAE Systems, Dell EMC collaborate to offer mission-ready cloud solution for the U.S. government

Posted April 25, 2018 by

BAE Systems and Dell EMC announced April 23 a collaboration to offer the first scalable, hybrid cloud solution of its kind for the U.S. government. The federated secure cloud is flexible enough to power agency-level IT modernization or support smaller, forward-operating units.   The solution empowers users to collaborate securely through common business applications while…

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