Aerospace Industry

News and issues concerning aerospace companies, including formations, acquisitions, mergers and financials; and announcements of significant aircraft sales, delivery statistics and personnel appointments.

Jul 12, 2014 - 10:00 AM
The UK firm has invested in new manufacturing equipment and software.
R-R claims the Trent XWB’s advanced compressor aerodynamics deliver module weight savings of 15 percent through blisk technology.
Jul 12, 2014 - 9:00 AM
Despite order cancellation by Emirates of A350XWBs, and moves away from A350-800, Rolls-Royce retains confidence in its Trent XWB engines and the program.
Jul 11, 2014 - 6:20 AM
After Embraer completed its initial design review for the E2 it is showing the new E-Jet variant’s cabin at Farnborough.
Jul 11, 2014 - 6:14 AM
Airbus expects to have received EASA type certification for the A350 by the end of September.
Jul 11, 2014 - 6:12 AM
The European manufacturer hopes to limit cabin furnishing options for the twin-aisle A350XWB twinjet in order to keep final-assembly lines flowing.
During pre-certification testing, the Airbus A350XWB  twin-aisle twinjet underwent water ingestion trials on a long military runway at Istres, France, that also is used for high- and maximum-energy rejected takeoff work.
Jul 11, 2014 - 6:10 AM
Airbus is starting to fully engage with customers for the A350XWB as it nears first delivery to Qatar Airways toward the end of this year.
Jul 8, 2014 - 2:25 PM
Donald Lowe’s aerospace career began in 1975 when he was brought in to run United Aircraft (later Pratt & Whitney Canada) following a long labor strike.
Jul 7, 2014 - 11:57 AM
A train carrying six Boeing 737 fuselages derailed in Montana on July 3.
Jul 6, 2014 - 5:35 AM
Operators optimistic about the future, planning new aircraft purchases.
Jul 1, 2014 - 10:29 AM
The first A320neo rolled out of its paint hangar in Toulouse on July 1.