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July 14, 2020
Unison Industries continues with AAR as Exclusive Distributor
Unison Industries announced the expansion of the longstanding partnership with AAR CORP. as the exclusive worldwide aftermarket distributor for Unison Industries' aviation, aerospace, military and civil land vehicles products.
July 9, 2020
MTU Aero Engines AG: Supervisory Board extends contract for Michael Schreyögg
The Supervisory Board of MTU Aero Engines AG has extended the contract for Chief Program Officer Michael Schreyögg for a further five years until the end of June 2026.
July 6, 2020
MTU Aero Engines plans to adjust personnel capacity by 10 to 15 percent by the end of 2021
Due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on international aviation, MTU Aero Engines AG plans to adjust its personnel capacities. By the end of 2021, the company aims to reduce capacity at its German and international locations by a total of around 10 to 15 percent.
June 16, 2020
Germany-based cargo.one and IBS Software ink strategic partnership
A game-changer, it will provide airlines seamless access to cargo.one's rapidly growing customer base and boost sales online.
May 15, 2020
At Cruising Altitude in 2019 and Prepared for Turbulence in the Future
Pilatus reported another very successful business year in 2019, exceeding the one billion mark yet again with turnover of approximately 1.1 billion Swiss francs.
April 25, 2020
Boeing terminates agreement to establish joint ventures with Embraer
Boeing announced today that it has terminated its Master Transaction Agreement (MTA) with Embraer, under which the two companies sought to establish a new level of strategic partnership.
March 9, 2020
Pratt & Whitney Launches India Website
Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp., today announced the launch of its new India website showcasing the products and services it offers in India.
February 28, 2020
CFM logs more than 2,100 engine orders in 2019
CFM International received orders and commitments for a total of 2,148 engines in 2019 at a value of more than $30.7 billion U.S. at list price, including 180 CFM56 engines (commercial, military and spares) and 1,968 LEAP engines (including spares).
February 21, 2020
Pratt & Whitney honors six 'Distinguished Engineers of the Year'
The Hartford Section of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) honored six Pratt & Whitney employees as 2020 Distinguished Engineers of the Year yesterday, as part of National Engineers Week celebrations.
February 18, 2020
Keeping it Plane Simple™, SD develops modular antenna portfolio
SD, the business, military, and government aviation solutions provider, is expanding its hardware portfolio with the launch of a new tail-mounted antenna series.
February 17, 2020
Farsound Aviation continues to grow its USA operations
Back in the summer of 2018 Farsound Aviation Limited (Farsound) acquired Sterling Aircraft Products Inc, based in Toronto, Canada. With the re-branding to Farsound Aviation Inc, the North American facility has gone...
February 13, 2020
CAE USA achieves AS9100 certification
CAE USA recently achieved the AS9100 certification for its quality management system. AS9100 is the International Quality Management System standard specifically for the Aerospace and Defense industry.
February 12, 2020
Demonstrator phase launched: Future Combat Air System takes major step forward
The governments of France and Germany have awarded Dassault Aviation, Airbus, together with their partners Safran, MTU Aero Engines, MBDA and Thales, the initial framework contract (Phase 1A), which launches the demonstrator phase for the Future Combat Air System (FCAS).
February 11, 2020
Rolls-Royce celebrates 25 years of Trent – and plans for its future
Rolls-Royce is this year celebrating the achievements of an engine family that has transformed the way we travel – delivering durability and reliability that has allowed airlines to set new standards of service.
February 11, 2020
Rolls-Royce starts manufacture of world's largest fan blades – made of composite material – for next-generation UltraFan® demonstrator
Rolls-Royce has started manufacture of the world's largest fan blades, for its UltraFan® demonstrator engine that will set new standards in efficiency and sustainability.
January 29, 2020
Rolls-Royce delivers 250th engine to Enstrom Helicopter
Rolls-Royce has delivered its 250th engine to Enstrom Helicopter Corporation. The RR M250-C20W has reliably powered the Enstrom 480B for more than 25 years, first entering service together in 1993.
January 29, 2020
Jazeera Airways signs $1.3 billion LEAP-1A engine services agreement
azeera Airways has signed a long-term Rate Per Flight Hour (RPFH) agreement with CFM International to support the LEAP-1A engines that power the airline's fleet of 20 Airbus A320neo aircraft.
January 27, 2020
Boeing and Embraer welcome Brazilian approval
Boeing and Embraer welcome the unconditional approval of their strategic partnership by the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE)'s General-Superintendence (SG) in Brazil.
January 13, 2020
Airbus signs contract with Indian startup for talent acquisition
Continuing its outreach to develop the innovation ecosystem in India, Airbus has signed a contract with Bengaluru-based startup Traxof Technologies to automate the talent acquisition process for Airbus' Information Management (IM) organisations in India and Europe.
December 11, 2019
Pratt & Whitney and Indύstria de Aviação e Serviços inaugurate new facility
Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp., and Brazil's Indύstria de Aviação e Serviços (IAS), today officially opened their new overhaul centre in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, for PT6A and PW200 engine families.
December 3, 2019
Safran and MTU Aero Engines achieve a major step forward for the engine of the Next Generation Fighter (NGF)
FCAS (Future Combat Air System) program takes a major step ahead: Safran Aircraft Engines and MTU Aero Engines settled the details concerning their eye-level partnership to develop the engine of the next-generation European fighter aircraft NGF.
November 21, 2019
Pratt & Whitney named Leader in Safety
Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp., has been named one of America's Safest Companies for 2019 by EHS Today magazine.
November 18, 2019
Northrop Grumman Calls for Expressions of Interest from Australian Industry for AIR6500
Northrop Grumman Corporation is seeking expressions of interest from Australian industry to join them in their efforts to support the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) with Project AIR6500.
November 11, 2019
Pratt & Whitney inaugurates 100th eLearning Centre in India
Reinforcing its commitment to driving electronic literacy in India, Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp., today commemorated the opening of its 100th eLearning Centre in Hyderabad.
October 28, 2019
GE Aviation and Hybrid Project team to provide commercial high-endurance vertical takeoff and landing UAV
GE Aviation announced a teaming agreement with Hybrid Project to provide a vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) UAV designed for high endurance commercial applications at scale.
October 14, 2019
USSOCOM increases value of MALET contract for GA-ASI aircraft
The U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) has increased the ceiling on its contract to support modifications and capability enhancements to its Medium-altitude, Long-endurance Tactical (MALET) aircraft.
October 4, 2019
T-Hub and United Technologies Invite Startups to Apply for UTC Innovation Challenge
T-Hub, a leader in India's pioneering innovation ecosystem that powers next-generation products and new business models, and United Technologies Corp. (UTC), a leader in aerospace and building technologies, today announced the launch of the UTC Innovation Challenge.
September 19, 2019
Northrop Grumman receives award for new and upgraded LITENING targeting pods
The US Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a $141 million indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) task order for new LITENING advanced targeting pods and upgrades that will bring existing pods up to the current configuration.
September 17, 2019
Space training, simulation and development facility opens in Colorado Springs
Pulsar Guardian is a new, state-of-the art facility built by Lockheed Martin in Colorado Springs that lets the Air Force and others simulate, test and train in a multi-domain environment that reflects today's complex space environment.
September 17, 2019
Boeing and Safran invest in Electric Power Systems
Strategic investment will support on-demand mobility efforts, development of industrial base and advancement of battery technologies
September 12, 2019
USMC sets new milestone with GA-ASI MQ-9A
Over the last year, the US Marine Corps' (USMC) Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 1 (VMU-1) blazed a trail of firsts and was awarded the 2018 Marine Corps Aviation Association Unmanned Aircraft Squadron of the Year.
September 12, 2019
Cyient and QinetiQ sign MoU to offer avionics products for unmanned target systems in India
Cyient, a global engineering and technology solutions company, today announced that it had signed a MoU with UK-based defense technology firm, QinetiQ's Target Systems (QTS), to offer avionics products for its unmanned target systems.
September 11, 2019
Latécoère is launching its new site in India in the presence of its two customers, Dassault Aviation and Thales
Latécoère, a tier 1 partner to major international aircraft manufacturers, has unveiled its new plant in Belagavi, India, in the state of Karnataka, on September 10.
August 27, 2019
Northrop Grumman breaks ground on new facility in Roy, Utah to support next-generation ICBM program
Company establishes a Ground Based Strategic Deterrent headquarters to deliver on critical mission to replace nation's aging ICBM system
August 22, 2019
Raytheon expands $5B Texas presence with new factory
Raytheon announced today that it will build a 200,000-square-foot facility supporting 500 new high-tech jobs at its Space and Airborne Systems headquarters in McKinney, Texas. Construction will be completed in late 2020.
July 30, 2019
Northrop Grumman awarded $167 million for Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile contract
Northrop Grumman Corporation announced it has been awarded a $167 million contract by the US Navy for Lot 8 Full Rate Production of the AGM-88E Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM).
June 25, 2019
Schiebel Pacific opens new facility and signs MoU with Air Affairs Australia
One year after its foundation, Schiebel Pacific Pty Ltd celebrates the opening of its new office and workshop at the Albatross Aviation Technical Park in Yerriyong, New South Wales, and announces its cooperation with Air Affairs Australia Pty Ltd.
June 3, 2019
Team SkyGuardian Canada looking to grow
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), CAE Canada, MDA, and L3 WESCAM are expanding Team SkyGuardian to include even more Canadian companies.
June 1, 2019
Performance Highlights of 2018-19
Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has recorded a turnover of 11,789 Crores (audited) during the Financial Year 2018-19, registering a growth of 17% over the previous year turnover of 10,085 Crores.
October 27, 2018
Pratt & Whitney launches Industry Capability Enhancement Program
Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp., launched its Industry Capability Enhancement program to support medium and small scale enterprises serving global aerospace majors through precision manufacturing and highly specialized engineering services from India.
July 16, 2018
Pratt & Whitney sponsored e-learning centers open in Hyderabad and Vishakhapatnam
Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp., celebrates the opening of two e-learning centers in India this week, the 63th and 64th centers Pratt & Whitney and project partners have opened since 2011...
May 29, 2018
Dassault Aviation pays tribute to Serge Dassault
Serge Dassault—the son of Marcel Dassault and Madeleine Minklès—was born in Paris on 4 April 1925. He had married Nicole Raffel in 1951 and was the father of four children Olivier, Laurent, Thierry and Marie-Hélène.
March 10, 2018
Safran announces the opening of a factory in India
During the official visit to India of Emmanuel Macron, the President of France, Safran announced the opening of a factory to manufacture electrical wiring interconnection systems based in Hyderabad, in the Indian state of Telangana.
February 12, 2018
GE and Tata celebrate the ground-breaking of a world class Aero-engine Centre of Excellence in Telangana
GE and Tata group, India's leading global enterprise, today held the ground-breaking ceremony for a world class Structural Center of Excellence (COE) focused on aero-engine components.
November 15, 2017
Rolls-Royce accelerates digital transformation with TATA Consultancy Services Partnership
Rolls-Royce and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) have expanded their long-standing partnership in order to exploit future data innovation opportunities.
October 27, 2017
Dassault – Reliance Aerospace manufacturing facility in Mihan, Nagpur inaugurated
Eric Trappier, Chairman of Dassault Aviation and Anil D. Ambani, Chairman of the Reliance Group today laid the Foundation Stone for the Dassault Reliance...
September 7, 2016
Tata Advanced Materials Limited and Boeing sign an agreement for providing interior panels for the P-8 aircraft
Tata Advanced Materials Limited (TAML), a subsidiary of Tata Industries Limited, has been awarded a contract from Boeing to provide composite interior closeout panels for the P-8 aircraft that cover the interior wall...
June 18, 2016
Boeing, TATA joint venture establishes aerospace facility in Hyderabad
Boeing and Tata Advanced Systems today celebrated the foundation laying of a new facility in Hyderabad for its joint venture named TATA Boeing Aerospace Limited.
April 25, 2016
Pratyush Kumar of Boeing India elected Chairman of AmCham India
At the 24th Annual General Meeting of the AmCham India held in New Delhi on 22nd April 2016, Pratyush Kumar, President, Boeing India, was elected as the Chairman of AmCham India.