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Bombardier must find the ‘right buyer’ for Northern Ireland operations

 

7 May 2019

 

After Bombardier announced that its operations in Northern Ireland were to be put up for sale, a junior government minister in the UK has said that the business must be sold to “the right buyer”.

 

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Universal Avionics partners with AerSale on A320 EFVS solution

 

30 April 2019

 

Universal Avionics is partnering with AerSale, Inc to develop an FAA supplemental type certificate (STC) for the ClearVision™ enhanced flight vision system (EFVS) on the Airbus A320 aircraft. 

 

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Lockheed Martin inaugurates F-16 production line in Greenville, South Carolina

 

24 April 2019

 

Lockheed Martin has moved tooling and equipment from Fort Worth, Texas, and installed it in a newly-refurbished hangar in Greenville, South Carolina

 

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Collins Aerospace unveils plans for The Grid — a new advanced electric power systems lab 

 

9 April 2019

 

Collins Aerospace Systems has revealed plans for The Grid - the most advanced electric power systems lab in the industry. 

 

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Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg addresses the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 preliminary report 

 

8 April 2019

 

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg gives a personal response to the preliminary report of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 accident investigation. We have the full text of his speech here.

 

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Sumitomo announces alliance with Bell in air mobility industry 

 

5 April 2019

 

Sumitomo Corporation has announced an alliance with Bell, the Fort Worth, Texas-based provider of vertical lift aircraft and one of the leading companies in the up-and-coming air mobility industry. 

 

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Collins Aerospace breaks ground on new propeller centre of excellence in Figeac, France

 

28 March 2019

 

Collins Aerospace has broken ground on a new propeller centre of excellence at its legacy Ratier facility in Figeac, France. 

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TransDigm completes acquisition of Esterline Technologies

 

20 March 2019

 

TransDigm Group has successfully completed the acquisition of Esterline Technologies Corporation, a supplier of products to the global aerospace and defense industry. 

 

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Winnipeg Richardson International Airport unveils first autonomous airport snowplough

 

18 March 2019

 

Winnipeg Richardson International Airport has introduced 'Otto', the first autonomous airport snowplough in North America. 

 

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Hexcel and Arkema to open a joint R&D laboratory

 

13 March 2019

 

Hexcel and Arkema are to open a joint research and development laboratory in Les Avenières, France in April.

 

 

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Heli-One receives STC approval for Universal Avionics flight deck upgrade for S-76B VVIP

 

6 March 2019

 

Universal Avionics authorized dealer, Heli-One, has received supplemental type certificate (STC) approval from Transport Canada and the Malaysia Department of Civil Aviation for its Sikorsky S-76 VVIP helicopter flight deck upgrade.

 

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Teijin to expand carbon fibre business with Renegade acquisition

 

4 March 2019

 

Teijin Limited has agreed to acquire Renegade Materials Corporation, a North American supplier of heat-resistant thermoset prepreg for the aerospace industry.

 

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Boeing-Embraer partnership receives shareholder approval

 

1 March 2019

 

The proposed strategic partnership between Boeing and Embraer announced last year has been approved by Embraer's shareholders at an extraordinary general shareholders' meeting held at the company's headquarters in Brazil.

 

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Rolls-Royce successfully tests UltraFan component

 

26 February 2019

 

Engineers at Rolls-Royce in Derby, UK, have successfully tested a key component of the UltraFan engine design.

For the first time, all composite elements of the Advanced Low Pressure System (ALPS), including fan blades, a fan case and annulus fillers, were tested together on a donor engine.

 

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Magellan Aerospace opens manufacturing and assembly plant in India 

 

20 February 2019

 

Magellan Aerospace Corporation has officially opened a manufacturing and assembly facility in India, on a seven acre site in Hitech Defence and Aerospace Park in Devanahalli, near the Bangalore International Airport. 

 

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Bombardier to acquire Global 7500 aircraft wing program from Triumph Group

 

28 January 2019

 

Bombardier has agreed to acquire the Global 7500 wing program from Triumph Group, strengthening its aerostructures’ manufacturing capabilities and securing the production ramp-up of its flagship business jet. 

 

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Honeywell and Pipistrel to collaborate on urban air mobility

 

25 January 2019

 

Honeywell and Pipistrel have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly explore and develop solutions for the urban air mobility market. 

 

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Boeing autonomous passenger air vehicle completes first flight

 

24 January 2019

 

Boeing has successfully completed the first test flight of its autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV) prototype in Manassas, Virginia. 

 

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