Aerospace & Defense

First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 42 mins ago - 3 reports

Airbus, China Aircraft Leasing Discussing 100-Plane Order

Airbus is in talks with China Aircraft Leasing for a potential USD$9 billion - USD$11 billion order for about 100 A320s, French daily Le Figaro reported.The paper said the Chinese leasing firm would sign a memorandum of understanding with Airbus soon, ... [Published AIRwise - 42 mins ago]
Entities: Leasing, Airbus Group, China
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

Flying Aviation Expo Disrupts

The first annual (we hope!) Flying Aviation Expo got off to a great start this a.m. with some lively conversation about how great new technology has the tendency to break the system in which it is supposed to function. Aviation these days is no stranger ... [Published Flying Magazine - 1 hour ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 7 reports

Brighter times for Bombardier

Senior managers at Bombardier Aerospace must be very glad to put the summer of 2014 behind them. As we head into Q4, the ill-fated CSeries is flying again, the company’s restructure has been completed and its production rates have ramped up.Bombardier’s ... [Published MRO Network - 4 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 11 reports

737 MAX Becomes Boeing's Fastest-Selling Plane Ever

Boeing and Monarch Airlines finalized a deal today for 30 Boeing 737 MAX 8s, at a list price of $3.2 billion. The order put the MAX at 2,325 orders from 48 customers, making it the fastest-selling commercial plane in the company's history.Since being ... [Published Jalopnik - 3 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 3 reports

SriLankan Airlines accepts first Airbus A330-300

SriLankan Airlines A330-300SriLankan Airlines has taken delivery of its first of six A330-300s, becoming a new operator for the variant. The twin-aisle type joins an all-Airbus fleet consisting of A320, A321, A330-200 and A340-300 aircraft.“Combining ... [Published Air Transport World - 4 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 5 reports

F-35 Engine Fixes

Officialshave completed the root cause analysis on why an F-35engine caused an aircraft to burn in June, and temporary fixes areunderway, program executive officer Lt.Gen. Christopher Bogdan said. As he’d previouslyexpected , compressor blades rubbed ... [Published Air Force Association - 8 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 4 reports

Nasa's Orion exploration capsule completes final assembly and testing

Nasa's Orion exploration capsule has completed final assembly and testing at Nasa's Launch Abort System Facility at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, US.The final assembly included installing Ogive panels that will protect the crew module from harsh vibrations ... [Published Aerospace Technology - 7 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 6 reports

Western Power Distribution selects Airbus Helicopters’ EC-135P2

UsernamePasswordMemorize the usernameMemorize the password ... [Published Avio News - 9 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 14 reports

Lockheed Martin wants to buy health information provider

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) said it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Systems Made Simple, a leading provider of health information technology solutions to the US federal government. Subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions, ... [Published - 12 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 5 reports


Release date- 30102014 - Finmeccanica - Alenia Aermacchi and the Slovak Defence Ministry yesterday, 29th October, have signed a contract for the supply of two C-27J Spartan aircraft including the relative initial logistic support and the training of pilots ... [Published 4 Traders - 14 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 5 reports

General Dynamics Receives $84 Million Deal for Ohio Replacement Program Missile Tubes

4:38 PMGROTON, Conn. — The U. S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat an $83.8 million contract modification to continue development of the Common Missile Compartment for the Ohio Replacement submarine and the United Kingdom’s Successor ... [Published SeaPower Magazine - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 11 reports

Canada's Bombardier Mothballs Plans for Russia Plane-Building Venture

TORONTO — Bombardier reported quarterly earnings that topped expectations on Thursday and said it had put plans for a plane-building joint venture in Russia on hold due to political and economic conditions there, potentially jeopardizing a large Russian ... [Published Moscow Times - 20 hours ago]


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India has grounded its entire Sukhoi-30MKI fleet after a recent crash because it doesn’t want to put its pilots in harm’s way.The fighters have not flown for a week after a Su-30 MKI of the Indian Air Force crashed near Pune, raising questions ...
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A new Russian submarine design called the Amur 1650 is going to be sold to China, with Vladimir Putin hoping that Russia’s economic recession may be averted partially by making deals with the Chinese In a related report  the Russian military successfully ...
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