News and issues concerning aerospace companies, including formations, acquisitions, mergers and financials; and announcements of significant aircraft sales, delivery statistics and personnel appointments.
The UK firm has invested in new manufacturing equipment and software.
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.
After Embraer completed its initial design review for the E2 it is showing the new E-Jet variant’s cabin at Farnborough.
Airbus expects to have received EASA type certification for the A350 by the end of September.
The European manufacturer hopes to limit cabin furnishing options for the twin-aisle A350XWB twinjet in order to keep final-assembly lines flowing.
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.
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.
A train carrying six Boeing 737 fuselages derailed in Montana on July 3.
Operators optimistic about the future, planning new aircraft purchases.
The first A320neo rolled out of its paint hangar in Toulouse on July 1.