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Boeing Forecasts to Triple China’s Fleet

20-year Current Market Outlook projects demand for 5,580 new airplanes in China Boeing, China’s leading provider of passenger airplanes, projects a demand for 5,580 new airplanes in China over the next 20 years valued at $780 billion. The company’s annual China Current Market Outlook forecasts the country’s fleet to triple in size over the next […]

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Stefan Hafenscher Appointed Head of Controlling

Stefan Hafenscher (35) has been appointed to serve as Head of Corporate Controlling of the Austrian Airlines Group in his position as Vice-President. Hafenscher succeeds Wolfgang Henle, who has been named to serve as the new Managing Director of Austrian Technik in Bratislava. Born in Vienna, Hafenscher has worked as a Group controller at Austrian […]

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NASA`s Minotaur V Rocket Set to Launch

Inaugural Launch of Minotaur V to Deploy 45th Spacecraft by Orbital’s Minotaur Product Line Orbital Sciences Corporation, one of the world’s leading space technology companies, announced today that it is in final preparations for the launch of NASA’s Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) spacecraft aboard its new Minotaur V rocket. The vehicle is scheduled […]

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Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey Deploys Refueling Equipment

Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey Deploys Refueling Equipment in Flight Test – Additional demonstrations of V-22’s refueling capability planned The Bell Boeing V-22 Program, a strategic alliance between Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. and Boeing, has successfully completed an initial test of the V-22 Osprey performing as an aerial refueling tanker. Adding this capability to the tiltrotor aircraft […]

Zodiac Aerospace Acquires TriaGnoSys

TriaGnoSys is the expert in mobile communication, information and media, enabling communications and information transfer to and from air, land and sea Zodiac Aerospace has completed the acquisition of TriaGnoSys, the German based company specializing in inflight connectivity and wireless entertainment and cabin systems. TriaGnoSys will be part of Zodiac Inflight Innovations (ZII) providing integrated […]

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United Airlines to Recall All Furloughed Pilots

United Airlines today announced it will recall nearly 600 pilots currently on furlough to address the airline’s future staffing needs. No United pilots will remain on furlough following the recall. “We look forward to welcoming back our co-workers as we complete work to integrate all of our pilots into a single work group,” said Howard […]

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Boeing to Start KC-46A Refueling Boom Assembly

Boeing Tanker Remains on Schedule with Start of 2nd Refueling Boom Assembly Modernized boom to be installed on test aircraft Boeing workers in Seattle took another step toward delivering next-generation aerial refueling capability to the U.S. Air Force today when they began assembling the second refueling boom for the KC-46A Tanker program. Based on the Boeing […]

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Eurocopter EC135 Doubles Medical Airlift Capabilities

A “tailor-made” Eurocopter EC135 helicopter doubles emergency medical airlift capabilities for the U.K.’s Devon Air Ambulance Devon Air Ambulance has added a second Eurocopter EC135 to its helicopter fleet, enhancing the service provider’s own airlift capabilities and further fostering the market presence of this rotorcraft type in medical missions throughout the United Kingdom. The EC135 P2i […]

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Boeing to Build 56 Additional A-10 Wings for USAF

Boeing will keep aircraft operating through 2035 Boeing will continue improving U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II mission readiness, and decreasing maintenance costs, through a follow-on order for 56 replacement wings for that aircraft. Boeing is on contract to build up to 242 wings, including these, at its plant in Macon, Ga. Refitting the fleet […]

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Boeing Delivers First 767 Freighter to FedEx Express

Delivery supports the FedEx Express fleet modernization program Boeing and FedEx Express, an operating company of FedEx Corp., celebrated today the delivery of the Memphis, Tenn.-based express shipping company’s first 767-300 Freighter. The delivery supports the FedEx strategy to modernize its fleet with more efficient freighters. “Today’s delivery of our first Boeing 767 Freighter is […]