Author Archive | Wendy Wilson

Council opens EOI for Central Coast Airport

Council opens EOI for Central Coast Airport

Central Coast Council is calling for EOI Central Coast Council (CCC) is calling for Expressions of Interest (EOI) from general aviation (GA), aerospace and associated businesses looking for long-term leases or purpose built aviation facilities on airside land at Central Coast Airport. The Airport has flat airside industrial-zoned land with opportunities for general aviation operators, […]

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Airshow 2017 smashes all records

Airshow 2017 Smashes All Records

Airshow 2017 smashes all records. Total attendances over the six days were 210,664, breaking the previous record, set in 2001, by more than 9,000. Total public day attendances were 176,742 and the industry only trade days had 33,922 attendances, again a record. Airshow CEO Ian Honnery said total crowd numbers were up more than 20 percent […]

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Difficulty finding Aero Australia magazine

Having Difficulty Finding Aero Australia?

Having Difficulty Finding Aero Australia? Many readers have contacted us in the past six months saying they can’t find Aero Australia at their regular newsagent. The distributor for Aero Australia is Integrated Publication Solutions (IPS). IPS has given us a link so you may visit it’s web site, insert your post code and it will […]

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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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ATR 72-600s

PNG Air signs for five additional ATR 72-600s

Toulouse, 7 November, 2016 The world’s leading turboprop manufacturer ATR and Papua New Guinea carrier PNG Air today announced a US$ 134 million contract for the firm purchase of five ATR 72-600s. The deal represents the conversion into firm orders of five options from a previous deal. Formerly known as Airlines PNG, PNG Air signed […]

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Monash University 3D Jet Engine

Melbourne’s 3D jet engine in production in France

Monash University 3D jet engine The Monash University-led team who printed a jet engine last year have enabled a new venture for manufacturing aerospace components in France. Melbourne-based Amaero Engineering—a spin out company from Monash University’s innovation cluster—has signed an agreement with the University and Safran Power Units to print turbojet components for Safran, the French-based […]

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Warbirds Over Wanaka

Warbirds Over Wanaka Donates to LandSAR

The Warbirds Over Wanaka Community Trust Wanaka 7 November 2016: The job of members of the Wanaka Search and Rescue cliff rescue team (LandSAR) is about to become safer thanks to this year’s Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow. The Warbirds Over Wanaka Community Trust has announced a donation of more than $8,000 to fund the […]

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