B747-400 Firebomber Approved

B747-400 Firebomber Approved Global SuperTanker Services, LLC’s high capacity, rapid response aerial firefighting technology received interim approval from the U.S. Interagency Airtanker Board (IAB) on January 6. The interim approval will allow the tanker to be considered for critical federal, state, and international firefighting contracts ahead of the 2017 forest fire season. Global SuperTanker’s B747-400, […]

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ADG wins Virgin Galactic software contract

Aussie ADG Skyrockets with Virgin Galactic Win

Absolute Data Group’s S1000D software to support Virgin Galactic’s human spaceflight systems ADG wins Virgin Galactic software Contract 19 January 2017— Whilst most small companies were taking a break over Christmas, Brisbane-based Absolute Data Group (ADG) was busy training Virgin Galactic staff in using its highly regarded technical publishing software, following the news they had […]

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RAAF KC-30A Support Programme

Paris, Amstelveen, Sydney, 18 January 2017 KC-30A Support Programme Services include component support solutions, auxiliary power unit and CF6-80E1 engine test, repair and overhaul. Northrop Grumman Integrated Defence Services (IDS), a fully-owned Australian subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC), has signed an agreement with Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) […]

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ALMDS Achieves IOC With US Navy

IOC for US Navy AN/AES-1 ALMDS (Airborne Laser Mine Detection System) 12 January 2017 The US Navy’s AN/AES-1 ALMDS (Airborne Laser Mine Detection System), designed and manufactured by Northrop Grumman Corporation has achieved Initial Operational Capability. ALMDS provides rapid wide-area reconnaissance and assessment of mine threats in sea lanes, littoral zones, confined straits, choke points […]

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CAE operates the NFTC program out of 15 Wing Moose Jaw and 4 Wing Cold Lake, and the program is designed and delivered in cooperation with the Government of Canada

CAE To Support NFTC To 2023

CAE to support NFTC (NATO Flying Training in Canada) through 2023 12 January 2017 CAE today announced that the Government of Canada has formally modified the contract for the NFTC (NATO Flying Training in Canada) programme and will now utilise the programme through at least 2023. The original NFTC 20-year contract was scheduled to expire […]

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GoAir Orders 72 A320neo

GoAir firms contract for 72 A320neo aircraft 11 January 2017 GoAir, a Wadia Group company, has penned a firm contract for 72 A320neo aircraft following its Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed during the Farnborough International Airshow. The agreement reached on 30th December 2016, doubles GoAir’s firm order book for the aircraft type to 144. GoAir […]

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US Army

CAE Wins Further US Army Contract

CAE wins US$450 million US Army rotary-wing flight training contract 12 January 2017 CAE today announced that CAE USA has been awarded a United States Army contract to provide rotary-wing flight training instructor support services. Under terms of the contract, which was awarded as a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for over US$50 million for the transition and […]

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Iran Air

First Airbus A321 For Iran Air

Iran Air takes delivery of first of 100 Airbus aircraft 11 January 2017 Iran Air has taken delivery of its first new aircraft, an A321, in a handover ceremony in Toulouse with Farhad Parvaresh, Iran Air chairman and CEO, and Fabrice Bregier, president, Airbus Commercial Aircraft and Chief Operating Officer Airbus, in the presence of […]

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CAE Wins US Army & RCAF Contracts

CAE wins more than C$1 billion in contracts with US Army, RCAF 12 January 2017 CAE today announced that it has signed two long-term training services contracts with the United States Army and the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) with a combined value of more than C$1 billion, including options. The contract with the US […]

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Sikorsky, PZL M28 Tours Latin America

Sikorsky, PZL Mielec plan M28 Caribbean and Latin American tour 11 January 2016 Sikorsky and its PZL Mielec affiliate will launch a two-month, 13-city tour across seven Caribbean and Latin American countries in early 2017 to demonstrate the short take-off and landing capabilities of the M28 twin turboprop aircraft. Flight and ground demonstrations will start […]

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