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Magellan Aerospace signs purchase agreement with Pratt & Whitney​


13 August 2018


Magellan Aerospace has signed a six year agreement with Pratt & Whitney to manufacture aluminium castings for its next generation product family of engines.


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Honda Aircraft Company delivers first HondaJet Elite 


8 August 2018


Honda Aircraft Company has begun deliveries of its new advanced aircraft, the HondaJet Elite, at its headquarters in Greensboro, North Carolina. 

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Gulf Coast Avionics completes upgrade to Cessna Citation


6 August 2018


Gulf Coast Avionics has completed a dual Garmin touchscreen and transponder installation in a 1997 Cessna Citation CJ2.


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Electric airplane developer, Eviation, establishes US headquarters in Arizona


2 August 2018


Israel-based electric aircraft developer Eviation Aircraft is setting up its US headquarters in Prescott, Arizona. 


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Airbus reports half-year 2018 financial results


27 July 2018


Reporting its half-year results for the period ending 30 June 2018, Airbus maintained its guidance for the full year.


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Embraer sells E-Jets all over the world from Farnborough


26 July 2018


Embraer’s current Market Outlook forecasts worldwide demand for 10,550 new aircraft with up to 150 seats, over the next 20 years, with roughly two thirds of that demand being driven by market growth, and one third by the need to replace ageing aircraft.


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Allegiant chooses Honeywell for APUs and maintenance


24 July 2018


Honeywell has been selected by Allegiant Air to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul services for its auxiliary power units and select avionics components across its fleet of new Airbus A319 and A320 aircraft. 


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UTC Aerospace Systems invests in wheel and brake MRO facilities


23 July 2018


UTC Aerospace Systems is making critical investments in its global MRO infrastructure. In London, the company recently relocated to a new 50,000 square foot facility that is 50 per cent larger than the previous site. 


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Airbus wins orders for 431 commercial aircraft at Farnborough


20 July 2018


Airbus announced strong commercial aircraft business during the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow, with successes across its broad product portfolio – including the new A220 and A330neo families.


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Boeing freighters fly off the shelves at Farnborough


19 July 2018


Boeing confirmed orders for 88 freighters at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow from some of the leading air freight and cargo companies, including an agreement with GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) for 35 additional 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters.


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Phenomenal first two days at Farnborough


18 July 2018


The first day of the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow saw $46.4 billion worth of deals announced. Orders were placed for 311 civil aircraft across the show worth $43.6 billion. 


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Brazilian airline GOL commits to Boeing 737 MAX


18 July 2018


Brazilian carrier GOL is adding the newest and largest member of the 737 MAX family with a new contract that converts 30 current MAX orders to the 737 MAX 10.


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Spirit AeroSystems to build new R&D complex in Scotland


17 July 2018


Spirit AeroSystems has announced the creation of a new research and development complex at its manufacturing site in Prestwick, Scotland. 


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Boeing announces $2 billion of services orders at Farnborough


16 July 2018


The Farnborough Airshow is barely off the ground, but the orders are flying in. On the first day of the show Boeing has announced over $2 billion worth of services orders  . . . 

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Michelin Aircraft to supply entire Cirrus Aircraft line


12 July 2018


Michelin Aircraft Tire has been selected as the new original-equipment provider for Cirrus Aircraft, the renowned manufacturer of piston aircraft and maker of the world's first single-engine personal jet, the Vision Jet. 


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Royal Air Force celebrates centenary over London


11 July 2018


On 10 July, 100 days after its official 100th birthday, the Royal Air Force celebrated its centenary with a spectacular fly-past of up to 100 aircraft over Buckingham Palace in London.


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C Series adopted into Airbus family


10 July 2018


The deal in which Airbus acquired a majority stake in the C Series Aircraft Limited
Partnership (CSALP) closed on 1 July, but Airbus has now announced that the aircraft
are being rebranded as Airbus A220. 


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Boeing and Embraer to establish strategic aerospace partnership


9 July 2018


Boeing and Embraer have agreed to form a joint venture that would align the commercial
aircraft and services business of Embraer with Boeing's commercial development,
production, marketing and lifecycle services operations. 

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Consolidated Precision Products to acquire Selmet


6 July 2018


Consolidated Precision Products Corp, a manufacturer of components and sub-assemblies
for aerospace and defence, has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Selmet, Inc. 


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Airbus and Bombardier celebrate C Series Partnership 


5 July 2018


While the United States was celebrating Independence Day, a group of people in Quebec,
Canada were throwing their own party on the 4th of July this year. 


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Airbus Helicopters and Safran improve endurance of H125 and H130


3 July 2018


Airbus H125 and H130 helicopter customers will get a boost in their operations thanks
to a significant reduction in direct maintenance costs for the Safran Arriel 2D engine.


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Cargo in the spotlight at Farnborough 2018


2 July 2018


Cargo is taking centre-stage at this year’s Farnborough International Airshow with a 1,000sqm
village centred around a static display of ‘giants of the sky’, including 747s and an Antonov. 


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First BelugaXL rolls out of Airbus paint shop


29 June 2018


The first BelugaXL has rolled out of the Airbus paint shop in Toulouse, France,
sporting a special livery to make it resemble a beluga whale. 


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Spirit AeroSystems opens new facilities in Malaysia 


28 June 2018


Spirit AeroSystems has expanded its manufacturing operations in Subang, Malaysia, with the official opening of the site's new logistics warehouse. 


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First ACJ320neo enters final assembly


27 June 2018


The first ACJ320neo has entered final assembly in Hamburg, marking the start of
a new era in Airbus corporate jets. 


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Boeing HorizonX Ventures invests in UAV start-up Matternet


26 June 2018


Boeing has announced an investment in Matternet, a California-based start-up pioneering safe,
on-demand unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) delivery operations in urban environments. 


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Lockheed Martin to build F-16 Block 70 aircraft for Bahrain


25 June 2018


Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $1.2 billion contract from the US government
to produce 16 new F-16 Block 70 aircraft for the Royal Bahraini Air Force. 


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Delta to become launch operator of Bombardier’s Atmosphère cabin


22 June 2018


Delta Air Lines has signed a firm purchase agreement for 20 CRJ900 aircraft, making it the
launch operator of the new Atmosphère cabin for CRJ Series regional jets.


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Airbus Helicopters delivers first H145s to Rega


21 June 2018


Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first two of six H145 helicopters to Swiss Air-Rescue Rega.


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Jet Airways takes delivery of its first Boeing 737 MAX 


20 June 2018


Jet Airways has become the first airline in India to operate the new Boeing 737 MAX. 


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Norway's first electric flight


19 June 2018


Avinor, Norway's state-run aviation company, conducted its first electric flight at
Oslo Airport on Monday 18 June


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Airbus opens fourth A320 production line in Hamburg


14 June 2018


Airbus has inaugurated the fourth A320 Family production line in Hamburg, Germany. 


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Boeing and Safran to design, build and service auxiliary power units


12 June 2018


Boeing and Safran are joining forces to design, build and service auxiliary power units to create
better value for customers and the industry at large. 


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