Embraer’s new, enhanced Phenom 300E receives ANAC, EASA and FAA approval, achieving triple-certification

Embraer

Embraer Executive Jets announced that the new Phenom 300E — the fastest and longest-ranged single-pilot jet, capable of reaching Mach 0.80 — was granted its Type Certificate by ANAC (National Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil), EASA (European Union Aviation Safety Agency) and the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration).

Sigue leyendo

Boeing T-7A crew shuts off, restarts engine in flight to demonstrate reliability

Restarting a military jet’s engine in flight is a critical safety feature that can only be demonstrated by doing something a flight crew rarely wants to do: shutting off the engine in flight.

Sigue leyendo

Textron Aviation tops 2019 business jet deliveries; Citation Latitude remains the industry’s most-delivered midsize jet

Cessna latitude

Textron Aviation delivered more jets in 2019 than any other business aircraft manufacturer in its segment, according to the annual shipment and billings report published by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) this week. Additionally, the Cessna Citation Latitude remained the most-delivered midsize business jet for the fourth consecutive year.

Sigue leyendo

Lockheed Martin to deliver 50 C-130Js To U.S. Government via Multiyear III Award

Lockheed Martin’s C-130 Super Hercules production line in Marietta, Georgia

Lockheed Martin will deliver 50 C-130J Super Hercules to the U.S. government through a C-130J Multiyear III award, which was finalized by the U.S. government on Dec. 27, 2019. The award comes as a delivery order under an existing Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract awarded in August 2016.

Sigue leyendo

Bombardier’s performance-leading Global 5500 and Global 6500 jets awarded FAA certification

Bombardier

Bombardier announced today that its two latest additions to the Global family, the Global 5500 and Global 6500 business jets, have received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification, achieving another important milestone following its successful entry-into-service in September and its impressive worldwide debut at NBAA-BACE in Las Vegas.

Sigue leyendo

Boeing suspends 737 MAX production starting in January due to certification moving into 2020

Safely returning the 737 MAX to service is our top priority. We know that the process of approving the 737 MAX’s return to service, and of determining appropriate training requirements, must be extraordinarily thorough and robust, to ensure that our regulators, customers, and the flying public have confidence in the 737 MAX updates.

Sigue leyendo