Sill Pursue Strategic Opportunities In Multiple Areas Of The Business
Air Canada and Cargojet have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to explore strategic opportunities in both cargo and airline operations within Canada and in international markets. The carriers intend to pursue strategic opportunities and increase cooperation in various areas.
Aviation Partners Credits Blended Winglet Technology With The Savings
Aviation Partners, Inc. said in a news release that as of 1049 PST Tuesday, its unique Blended Winglet Technology has saved the worlds' commercial and business aircraft operators an estimated four billion gallons of jet fuel. The company said this represents a global reduction in CO2 emissions of almost 43 million tons.
Company Will Manufacture And Assemble Portions Of The 747-8 Wing-To-Body Fairing
Kaman Corporation has announced that its Aerospace segment has entered into a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Boeing Canada Winnipeg for the manufacture and assembly of two major sections of the 747-8 Wing-to-Body Fairing.
Chorus Aviation Inc. has received confirmation that the decision in the arbitration relating to the benchmarking provisions in the Capacity Purchase Agreement ("CPA") with Air Canada will not result in changes to the controllable cost mark-up (the "Controllable Mark-up") that Jazz Aviation LP ("Jazz") receives from Air Canada.
Installation Slated For Airline's Growing B-777 Fleet
Ethiopian Airlines has selected Rockwell Collins to provide the full suite of avionics equipment for its new and growing fleet of Boeing 777s, which currently includes 10 aircraft. The selection includes Rockwell Collins’ MultiScan Threat Detection System, GLU-925 Multi-Mode Receiver (MMR), Traffic Alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS II) and SATCOM.
Northrop Grumman Corporation Shows Ability To Jam Radars, Communications
Northrop Grumman Corporation has integrated and employed an internal miniature electronic attack payload on the Bat unmanned aircraft, marking the first time that such a system was used in operation on a Group III (small, tactical) unmanned aircraft system.
Company Selected To Provide “C” Check Maintenance Services
NASA has selected AerSale, Inc. to provide “C” check maintenance services for one of the agency's Airborne Science Program workhorses – the DC-8-72 flying laboratory. The aircraft has been flown to AerSale’s maintenance facility in Roswell, New Mexico, where it is to undergo major inspection and maintenance servicing.
Final Approach Point
The point, applicable only to a nonprecision approach with no depicted FAF (such as an on airport VOR), where the aircraft is established inbound on the final approach course from the procedure turn and where the final approach descent may be commenced. The FAP serves as the FAF and identifies the beginning of the final approach segment.
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"This heavy ‘C’ check enters NASA's DC-8-72 into the LUMP scheme of maintenance that provides a highly efficient means for managing airframe and subsystems inspections."
Source: NASA's DC-8-72 project manager Frank Cutler, in regards to the selection of AerSale, Inc. to provide “C” check maintenance services for one of the agency's Airborne Science Program workhorses – the DC-8-72 flying laboratory. The aircraft has been flown to AerSale’s maintenance facility in Roswell, New Mexico, where it is to undergo major inspection and maintenance servicing.