Aerospace & Defense

First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 16 mins ago - 13 reports

Braathens Aviation pulls out as Bombardier CSeries launch customer

Industry News Sweden-based Braathens Aviation has decided not to be Bombardier's CSeries launch customer following engine problems that grounded the aircraft's test fleet.Sweden-based Braathens Aviation reportedly has informed Bombardier (Montreal, Quebec, ... [Published Composites World - 16 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 56 mins ago - 2 reports

US Denies Norwegian Air's Bid For Early Approval

US regulators have slowed discount carrier Norwegian Air's move to operate in the United States, drawing cheers from unions who said the airline pays low wages and does not meet US employment standards.The Department of Transportation rejected the airline's ... [Published AIRwise - 1 hour ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 5 reports

Salina Airport Authority approves Bombardier hangar lease

Sept. 02 -- The Salina Airport Authority will lease a portion of a large hangar at the Salina airport to Bombardier 's Flight Test Center in Wichita, which will allow Bombardier to consolidate hangar space into one location.Since 2009, the flight test ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

UK Airports Commission rejects ‘Boris Island’ Thames Estuary airport

The UK government-appointed Airports Commission has ruled out an inner Thames Estuary airport as an option for providing new airport capacity by ..." " is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. ... [Published Air Transport World - 4 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

GPS Satellites Reach 200 Combined Years, Near Perfect Availability9/3/2014

The GPS IIR and IIR-Msatellite blocks recently hit 200 combined years in operation with a near-perfect availability rate. The 20satellites, which comprise approximately two-thirds of the full GPSconstellation, originally launched between 1997 and 2009 ... [Published Air Force Association - 1 hour ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Feature - War of 1812 Chesapeake Campaign: large-scale British feint

The burning of federal buildings in the nation's capital 200 years ago this week was a psychological victory for the British, but little else, according to an Army historian. (Courtesy Library of Congress)Army News Service9/2/2014 - WASHINGTON -- EDITOR'S ... [Published Langley Air Force Base - 2 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 4 reports

Turkey Delivers Upgraded F-16s to Pakistan

Turkey has delivered the last four F-16 fighter aircraft it upgraded for the Pakistani Air Force, the company tasked with the work said Sept. 2.A link to this page will be included in your message. ... [Published DefenseNews.com - 4 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

TAI: completed modernization and delivery program F-16 aircraft for the Pakistan Air Force

UsernamePasswordMemorize the usernameMemorize the password ... [Published Avio News - 7 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 6 reports

Royal Air Force’s first A400M airlifter completes maiden flight test

Airbus Defence and Space has successfully completed the maiden test flight of the UK Royal Air Force's (RAF) first A400M military transport aircraft.Piloted by British test pilot Ed Strongman, the aircraft MSN15 took off from the company's facility in ... [Published Air Force Technology - 13 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 5 reports

Qatar’s Doha–Vienna route gets Dreamliner upgrade

Qatar Airways has responded to increased demand in the region by introducing B787 aircraft to its Vienna service. ... [Published Routes News - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 4 reports

Boeing to Deliver Aircraft Components, Spares to Saudi Arabia for $235M

Boeing  (NYSE: BA) will provide long-lead items ahead of the assembly and delivery of 24 AH -6i aircraft and associated ground support equipment and spare parts as part of a $234.7 million foreign military sale to Saudi Arabia.The Defense Department ... [Published GovConWire - 14 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 6 reports

Boeing and Russell Brands Collaborate

Boeing and Russell Brands reported that they are working together to incorporate excess carbon fiber from 787 Dreamliner production in Russell Athletic protective athletic gear. According to a release from the company, the companies will expand an initial ... [Published Individual.com - 19 hours ago]

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...informed Bombardier that we will not assume the role of formal launch operator of the aircraft type," Braathens said in a statement on Aug. 29. "Due to increased uncertainty, we are discussing other possible changes to the aircraft delivery schedule with Bombardier."
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"The president has made clear his commitment to doing whatever is required to provide the necessary security for U S personnel and facilities around the world. The request he approved today will allow some previously deployed military personnel to depart Iraq, while at the same time providing a more robust, sustainable security force for our personnel and facilities in Baghdad" the White House said
Norwegian Air International chief executive Asgeir Nyseth said in a statement that the airline "stands behind its business" and "looks forward to receiving approval to operate without further delay."

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China Developing Long-Range Stealth Bomber [Published ASIAN DEFENCE NEWS - Aug 19 2014]
The First Aircraft Institute of the Aviation Industry Corporation of China has been designing the first generation long-range stealth bomber for the People's Liberation Army Air Force since 2008, the state-run China Aviation News reports.Senior ...
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Russian engineers knew they had some serious problems with the AL-31 family of engines that powered so many of the most modern (and exported) jet fighters. Introduced in the early 1980s to power the Su-27 , a later version was used for the Su-30 ...
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Russian rocket and space and defense enterprises plan to buy batches of electronic components from China worth some $1 billion in the next calendar year, the newspaper Izvestia reported on Wednesday. "We are working with the China Aerospace Science and ...
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