Archive | October, 2017


India, Russia to discuss Ka-226T production

Russia to discuss Ka-226T co-operation with India 30 October 2017 Making his business trip to India, Russian helicopters CEO Andrey Boginskiy is going to meet India’s Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. They will discuss the Ka-226T helicopter project to assemble this helicopter in India. Specifically, they will negotiate when to sign a contract and what production […]

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Ethiopian Airlines

First 787-9 for Ethiopian Airlines

Boeing, Ethiopian Airlines celebrate delivery of first 787-9 27 October 2017 Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines celebrated the delivery of the carrier’s first Boeing 787-9. Ethiopian is leasing the Dreamliner through an agreement with AerCap. Ethiopian’s newest 787 touched down in Addis Ababa following a non-stop 8,354 mile (13,444 km) delivery flight from Boeing’s Everett, Washington […]

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Alsim ALX

Alsim ALX for Aeroclub Di Varese

Aeroclub Di Varese invests in ALSIM ALX 26 October 2017 Alsim is pleased to announce the sale of an ALX (SEP Complex, MEP, MEJ) to Aeroclub di Varese, a flight school located in Venegono Inferiore, Italy. Mr. Renato Nobili, the president of Aeroclub di Varese, explains why the Aeroclub selected Alsim’s ALX: “We decided to […]

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RAF Museum

Air BP sponsors RAF Museum technician post

Air BP sponsors new Collections Care Technician at RAF Museum 26 October 2017 Air BP is pleased to announce the sponsorship of the new Collections Care Technician (CCT) post at the RAF Museum, London. The CCT role involves the upkeep of the RAF’s heritage collection of over 100 aircraft from WWI and WWII, including the […]

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Medium Support Helicopter

RAF announces new MSHATF training services

UK announces training services at MSHATF facility 26 October 2017 CAE today announced that it has agreed to a contract amendment with the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence (UK MOD) on the aircrew training services provided at CAE’s Medium Support Helicopter Aircrew Training Facility (MSHATF). The agreement and contract amendment continues the 20-year partnership that […]

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Air New Zealand launches Adelaide 787 service

Air New Zealand’s Dreamliner touches down in Adelaide 26 October 2017 Air New Zealand’s first scheduled Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner service to Adelaide touched down shortly after 10.30am this morning (local time) heralding a new era of comfort and service for South Australia, the airline said. The aircraft is set to become a regular sight in […]

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Combat Rescue Helicopter

Combat Rescue Helicopter training system CDR

Combat Rescue Helicopter training system passes review 25 October 2017 Lockheed Martin today announced the successful conduct of the Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) Programme Training Systems Critical Design Review (CDR). This event prepares the CRH programme to proceed to assembly, test, and evaluation of the HH-60W helicopter’s training systems. This marks an important step in […]

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Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines orders 777-9, 787-10

Singapore Airlines announces order for 39 airliners 23 October 2017 Boeing and Singapore Airlines (SIA) today formally announced a deal for 20 777-9s and 19 787-10s, during a ceremony at the White House. The order, previously attributed to an unidentified customer, is worth US$13.8 billion at current list prices. The airline also has options for […]

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Rostec distributes Ansat helicopter in Mexico

Rostec to distribute Ansat helicopter in Mexico 23 October 2017 Russian state corporation Rostec, its subsidiary holding Russian Helicopters and the Mexican company Craft Avia Centre have negotiated the project for the sale and servicing of Ansat helicopters on the Mexican market. Craft Avia Centre has applied to the country’s aviation authorities for validation of […]

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Boeing, Mitsubishi agree on 787 cost reduction

Boeing, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries agree on 787 production cost reduction 23 October 2017 Boeing and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) today announced an agreement to strengthen collaboration in ways that will enhance both companies’ competitiveness. The agreement includes efforts to reduce costs in MHI production of wings for the 787 Dreamliner and joint studies of […]

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