Archive | August, 2017

Craig Marshall drives 1928 Packard to Wanaka.

Craig Marshall drives 1928 Packard to Wanaka

31 August 2017 Craig Marshall drives to WOW Wanaka: New Zealand businessman, Craig Marshall, will be driving to Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow next Easter – all the way from New York City. Craig has bought a classic 1928 Packard Roadster but the first time he sees the vehicle will be the day before he […]

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Two repaired Mi-35P returned to TNI-AD

Russian Helicopters hands repaired Mi-35P helicopters to TNI-AD 30 August 2017 Specialists from Indonesia visited 150 Aircraft Repair Plant (150 ARP) of Russian Helicopters (part of Rostec State Corporation) for acceptance of two Mi-35P helicopters. A contract for major repairs of the machines was signed in September 2016. Under the contract, repairs were made at […]

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Pilatus to end PC-6 production

Pilatus discontinues production of legendary PC-6 Porter 28 August 2017 It brought fame to the Pilatus name worldwide – the Pilatus Porter PC-6. This multi-role aircraft has been produced at Stans without interruption since 1959, currently in small numbers, i.e. ten machines per year at most. The PC-6 is one of the world’s longest-running production […]

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Ka-52K begins electromagnetic testing

Russian Helicopters tests Ka-52K for electromagnetic interference 26 August 2017 The experts of the Russian Helicopters holding (part of Rostec State Corporation) will, within the framework of testing the Ka-52K ship reconnaissance and combat helicopter, test the airborne equipment of the machine for resistance to electromagnetic interference. Currently, one of the preproduction samples of the […]

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Japan Investment Adviser finalises MAX deal

Japan Investment Adviser finalises order for 10 737 MAX 8 25 August 2017 Boeing and Tokyo-based Japan Investment Adviser Co. (JIA) today finalised an order for 10 Boeing 737 MAX 8s airliners, valued at US$1.12 billion at current list prices. The order was previously announced as a commitment at the 2017 Paris Air Show in […]

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MQ-1C ER completes 41.9 hour flight

MQ-1C ER Gray Eagle Extended Range flies 41.9 hours 24 August 2017 On August 6th MQ-1C Gray Eagle Extended Range, MQ-1C ER, aircraft completed a 41.9-hour endurance flight, exceeding the 40 hour flight test goal. The Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS), designed and developed by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI), flew out of El Mirage, […]

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Airbus Helicopters, IAR extend partnership

Airbus Helicopters & IAR deepen strategic H215M partnership 24 August 2017 Airbus Helicopters and IAR, Romania’s leading aerospace company, have decided to extend their exclusive co-operation on the H215M multi-role helicopter. Under this general agreement IAR will become the prime contractor for the H215M for any future order by the Romanian Ministry of Defence to […]

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First of eight A320s for flyadeal

flyadeal becomes latest A320 operator 23 August 2017 The newly established low fare airline in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), flyadeal, has taken delivery of its first aircraft and the first of eight Airbus A320ceo aircraft, becoming the newest operator of the Airbus A320 Family. Announced in 2016, the airline will commence operations on […]

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Contract for three Mi-8AMTSh announced

Russian Helicopters signs contract for three Mi-8-AMTSh 23 August 2017 The Russian Helicopters Holding Company (part of Rostec State Corporation) has signed the contract for the supply of helicopters to state special purpose aviation. Three Mi-8AMTSh military transport helicopters will be manufactured at the Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (U-UAZ) and transferred to the customer in 2018. […]

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