Air&Cosmos Int'l digital mag issue 10 is available. Dubai Airshow, Indian Rafale and helicopter focus
Air&Cosmos International magazine issue 10 focuses on Gulf carriers, Saudi Arabia and Middle-east defence and aerospace industry figures. The magazine was available right before the Dubai Airshow 2019 began. Read it now live online!
The Abu Dhabi Emirate government's Mubadala Investment fund has decided to rationalize its various activities in the MRO sector within a single subsidiary called Sanad.
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Dubai Airshow 2019: Leonardo sells six helicopters and a simulator
Abu Dhabi Aviation orders five helicopters to Leonardo including its first AW169 and the related simulator to expand its activity capacity. During the Dubai Airshow, the Italian manufacturer sold another AW139 to Petroleum Air Services of Egypt as well.
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Dubai Airshow 2019: Bolloré Logistics carries CFM engines to India
Bolloré Logistics will carry out CFM56 et CFM Leap engine transportation toward India under a contract signed at the Dubai Airshow 2019 with CFM Aircraft Engine Support South Asia Private Ltd.
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Dubai Airshow 2019: De Havilland Canada strongly positions in Middle East and Africa
De Havilland Canada announces commitments for up to 37 Dash 8-400 aircraft with Middle Eastern and African airlines and enhances support to customers in the region with the addition of two Authorized Service Facilities.
Groupe ADP looks toward Kazakhstan
Groupe ADP and its Turkish partner TAV Airports started discussions with the owner of Almaty International Airport in Kazakhstan for its “potential acquisition” in the coming weeks or months.
EngineWise: Pratt & Whitney gets two more customers
China Southern Airlines and Vietnam Airlines both signed a 12-year EngineWise comprehensive maintenance service agreement with Pratt & Whitney for the engines powering the airlines’ A320neo family aircraft.
CFM International records $4 billion order from Qatar Airways
Qatar Airways announces an order worth $4 billion for CFM LEAP-1A engines. CFM International’s engines will equip 50 Airbus A321neo aircraft.
Fiji Airways has joined the community of A350 operators benefiting from access to AFI KLM E&M’s dedicated component solutions.
Malaysia Airlines entrusts MTU Maintenance with the MRO of its CFM56-7B, more than 100 engines, to over a period of ten years.
Boeing lost its authorization to certify 737 MAX twin-jets for the flight as a result of an FAA decision to prohibit the manufacturer from issuing its own certificates of airworthiness.
Piaggio Aerospace launches call for tenders
The Italian Ministry of Economic Development formally authorized the execution of the program for the re-launch of Piaggio Aerospace. The Italian manufacturer seeks a new owner interested in “its entirety”.
CAAC authorizes AFI KLM E&M for CFM LEAP maintenance
Following on from its approval by the EASA and FAA, the AFI KLM E&M group has now received authorization from the CAAC to carry out maintenance operations on CFM International LEAP engines.
Boeing announces debut of the 737 MAX 10
On November 22, thousands of employees gathered at the Boeing’s Renton, Washington, factory for the debut of the first 737 MAX 10.
Russian Helicopters is moving towards the signature of a contract with Moscow for its Kamov Ka-52M attack helicopter project, according to Andrei Boginsky, General Director of the company.
FCAS: Safran and MTU Aero Engines define partnership
Safran Aircraft Engines and MTU Aero Engines finally settled the details concerning their partnership to develop the engine of the next-generation European fighter aircraft NGF.
South Korea's future combat aircraft KF-X integrates MBDA Meteor
MBDA is selected by Korea Aerospace Industries to integrate its Meteor long-range air-to-air missile into the future South Korean KF-X combat aircraft.
MAKS 2019: VR-Technologies and KrasAeroScan cooperate in drone field
On occasion of the MAKS 2019 Air Show, the Russian industrialists VR-Technologies and KrasAeroScan signed a cooperation agreement.
MAKS 2019: Ziyan’s UAV Blowfish A3
The Chinese UAV manufacturer Ziyan introduced its Blowfish A3 — a mini VTOL which military version is under deployment within Emirate forces.
Drone delivery: Amazon nears the FAA
Amazon presented a request of derogation to the FAA to carry out drone delivery in the United States.
ILS Proton puts two commercial payloads into orbit
On October 10, the valiant Russian launcher signed its 18th success in a row... but only its first commercial mission of the past two years.
Ariane 6 passes new exam
A decisive phase has been achieved by the future European heavy launcher, planned for the second half of 2020: the Critical Design Review.
Issue of the Vega VV15 accident investigation report
The inquiry commission mandated after the accident of the light launcher of Arianespace occurred on July 11 presented its conclusions. The flight resumption of Vega is expected for the first quarter of 2020.