Changes In Approach To KSFO Affects Residents In Three Counties
Residents of San Mateo, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties in California had an opportunity recently to express their views to the FAA and local elected officials about noise from airplanes on approach to San Francisco International Airport (KSFO).
NASA Inspector General Paul Martin released a report Tuesday critical of the way the agency handled the investigation of the loss of a SpaceX Dragon cargo vessel carrying supplies to ISS in June of last year.
Conference Board Of Canada Forecasts Growth Despite Economic Slowdown
The order book for Canada's aerospace manufacturing industry is growing, and production is set to increase starting in 2017, according to The Conference Board of Canada's latest outlook for the industry.
Centennial Experience Pavilion Featuring Boeing’s 100 Years Of Technology Milestones Open Throughout The Show
Boeing will celebrate its 100th anniversary at the Farnborough International Airshow, displaying advanced commercial and defense platforms, and presenting a unique exhibit to commemorate its first century and look ahead to the future.
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Cessna has delivered the first fractional Cessna Citation Latitude midsize business jet to NetJets. The delivery represents significant milestones for both NetJets and the Citation product line as this aircraft represents the 7,000th Citation delivered worldwide. To celebrate this milestone delivery, NetJets and Textron Aviation held a special ceremony at Textron Aviation headquarters in Wichita. During the ceremony, NetJets announced that due to owners’ great response to the Latitude, the company has added 50 more options to its initial order placed in 2012, bringing its total order and options up to 200 aircraft. Now we move to the world of airliner sales as Bombardier and Air Canada announced they have finalized a firm purchase agreement for 45 CS300 aircraft and options for an additional 30 of the aircraft. Deliverie
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To survive in the airline business it is sometimes necessary to be flexible and, according to a report in the Seattle Times, such is the case with Southwest Airlines. Southwest revealed to its investors that they have delayed the delivery of 67 Boeing 737 MAX airplanes, while they plan to accelerate the delivery of six 737-800s to 2017 rather than 2018. Delivery of the 737 MAX airplanes may be delayed by as long as six years, according to the report. That would push about $1.9 billion of Boeing's bottom line into the 2020s. It won’t be long before the World War Two Boeing B-29 named, ‘Doc,’ will join the CAF B-29, ‘FIFI,’ to become the second Stratofortress still flying. The U.S. Department of Defense has granted approval for ‘D
AerCap Makes First A350 XWB Delivery To An African Carrier
AerCap Holdings N.V. has delivered a new Airbus A350-900 to Ethiopian Airlines, the first of two new A350-900 aircraft deliveries on long-term lease to Ethiopian Airlines from AerCap’s order book with Airbus. The aircraft was transferred to Ethiopian Airlines at a ceremony in the Airbus Delivery Center in Toulouse, and is the first A350 XWB aircraft to be delivered to an African carrier.
Astronics Launches The X1+HR, Will Be Available At AirVenture
Astronics Corporation, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Astronics Max-Viz, is introducing the X1+HR (high resolution) Enhanced Vision System (EVS) for experimental and homebuilt aircraft. It will be on display at the Astronics Booth at EAA AirVenture July 25-29 in Oshkosh, WI.
Italian-Based Industrial Group Owner Of The New Airplane
A European corporate operator has taken delivery of a new Daher TBM 930 as its fourth TBM family aircraft. Daher delivered the TBM 930 to the corporate flight department of an Italian-based industrial group this month, the fourth TBM family aircraft this customer has acquired.