Global full-service aircraft lessor Aviation Capital Group (ACG), wholly owned by Tokyo Century Corporation, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 20 A220s and a firm contract for 40 A320neo Family aircraft, of which five are A321XLRs.
Embraer, Fokker Techniek and Fokker Services sign an MoU to pursue defense, development and support opportunities
Embraer, Fokker Techniek and Fokker Services have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU opens opportunities to explore for a broad range of activities in the Defense, Commercial and Support markets.
Airbus launches extra high performance wing demonstrator to fortify decarbonisation ambition
Airbus has launched an extra-performing wing demonstrator project focused on accelerating and validating technologies that will improve and optimise wing aerodynamics and performance for any future aircraft.
ATR and Braathens Regional Airlines Partner with Neste to Accelerate 100% SAF Certification
As part of their commitment to meet the challenges of decarbonisation of the aviation industry, Swedish airline Braathens Regional Airlines (BRA), turboprop manufacturer ATR and Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) producer Neste will partner to achieve the collective aim of accelerating the certification of 100% SAF of ATR aircraft to fly with 100% Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel – a key pillar of the industry’s decarbonisation strategy, which has an immediate impact in reducing CO2 emissions.
Airbus celebrates the 1,000th aircraft covered by Flight Hour Services with flyadeal
flyadeal, the low-cost Jeddah-based airline owned by Saudi Arabian Airlines, signed a long-term Flight Hour Services (FHS) agreement to support its A320 fleet.
Ampaire demonstrates first hybrid electric aircraft in Scotland
Ampaire, a leader in electric aviation, celebrates the first hybrid electric flights in Scotland today, crossing the Pentland Firth from Kirkwall Airport (KOI) on the Orkney Isles to regional airport Wick John O’Groats Airport (WIC) in the north of mainland Scotland.
Leonardo celebrates 50 years of the first flight of the A109
Leonardo celebrates today the 50th anniversary of its A109 helicopter, an iconic product which represented a revolution in the life of the company. The type enabled Italy to become one of the world’s only nations with an OEM capable of autonomous design, development, manufacturing of helicopters, which became highly successful in both national and export markets.
Leonardo breaks ground on advanced new helicopters logistics hub in South West England
Leonardo announced today that building work will shortly commence on a new c.£30 million single-site logistics facility at Leonardo’s helicopter site in Yeovil. The ground-breaking facility, spanning an area of nearly 20,000 m2, the equivalent of 2.7 football pitches, is scheduled to be completed in Q4 2022. The project sees the consolidation of eight existing warehouses into one all-encompassing logistics hub.
Airbus establishes Zero-Emission Development Centres in Germany and France
Airbus has decided to concentrate its efforts for metallic hydrogen tanks in a complementary setup by creating Zero-Emission Development Centres (ZEDC) at its sites in Bremen (Germany) and in Nantes (France).
Rolls-Royce starts testing most powerful hybrid-electric propulsion system in aerospace
Rolls-Royce has started testing the first elements of the most powerful hybrid-electric aero power and propulsion system in aerospace at a newly-renovated testbed. The tests are part of the 2.5 megawatt (MW) Power Generation System 1 (PGS1) demonstrator programme, for future regional aircraft.
Eve announces Halo as launch partner in the Urban Air Mobility market with an order for 200 eVTOL aircraft
Eve Urban Air Mobility Solutions (Eve) and Halo today announced a partnership focused on developing Urban Air Mobility (UAM) products and services in the United States and the United Kingdom. This partnership includes an order for 200 of Eve’s electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. Deliveries are expected to start in 2026.
Honeywell y Denso amplían su alianza para impulsar la Movilidad Aérea Urbana
Denso y Honeywell han firmado un acuerdo a largo plazo mediante el cual establecen una alianza enfocada al desarrollo de unidades de propulsión eléctrica para la industria aeroespacial, priorizando inicialmente el segmento de Movilidad Aérea Urbana (UAM, por sus siglas en inglés), con un enfoque en taxis aéreos y vehículos de reparto.
ECS Group markets CMA CGM AIR CARGO’s offerings
The CMA CGM Group has chosen ECS Group as its exclusive GSA to help support the expansion of its new air division, CMA CGM AIR CARGO, in the air cargo industry. CMA CGM AIR CARGO has operated its first full-freight flight on 13 March between Liège and Chicago. By combining their expertise, the two specialists’ aim is to connect Europe to international markets – starting with the United States.
Rolls-Royce estimates engine flying hours were down 50%
Our Civil Aerospace business has experienced a significant reduction in demand due to the effects of COVID-19. Widebody engine flying hours fell by approximately 50% in the first half, compared to the prior year period with an approximate 75% decline in the second quarter.
First Cessna Citation Latitudes configured for Flight Inspection enter service
Textron Aviation company, recently delivered the first two Cessna Citation Latitude aircraft configured for flight inspection missions. The aircraft were delivered to Kanematsu Corporation and will be owned and operated by the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) to ensure the integrity of instrument approaches and airway procedures that constitute the national airspace of Japan. A third aircraft is anticipated to deliver in early 2021.