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.

Airbus and its partners hope to see the first light trainer versions of its electrically powered E-Fan aircraft enter service at the end of 2017.
Jul 15, 2014 - 6:30 AM
Further work on battery technology could pave the way for larger aircraft to tap the benefits of electrical power.
Along with Thailand’s Board of Investment, Amata Corp., a developer and manager of industrial parks in Southeast Asia already established in Bangkok, Chonburi and Rayong, as well as in Vietnam, has big plans for an aerospace cluster in Thailand, which could include MRO facilities serving airlines such as Thai Airways.
Jul 15, 2014 - 6:20 AM
Thailand has started to build its aerospace industry starting with spare parts.
Jul 15, 2014 - 3:00 AM
Voss Industries officials see the Farnborough Airshow as an ideal forum to assess emerging technologies that can help its customers.
Farnborough 2014
Jul 15, 2014 - 1:20 AM
All the main airliner makers had a lucrative first day at this year’s Farnborough show.
Jul 15, 2014 - 12:45 AM
New rotorcraft safety system and green taxiing solution are examples of diversification strategy at IAI.
Jul 14, 2014 - 8:55 AM
Aerostar’s growth through contracts with Airbus has placed it among leading third-tier suppliers.
Jul 14, 2014 - 7:55 AM
Aerostar’s growth through contracts with Airbus has placed it among leading third-tier suppliers.
Titanium-aluminide low-pressure turbine blades and proposed cooling arrangements on Rolls-Royce’s proposed future UltraFan engine may owe much to the RB3025 powerplant unsuccessfully offered to power the Boeing 777X. For example, the RB3025 featured a “vortex amplifier” to simplify turbine-blade cooling with HPC air.
Jul 14, 2014 - 7:50 AM
UK engine maker Rolls-Royce is pushing ahead with advanced turbofan engine designs for future platforms, with greatly improved efficiency.
Jul 14, 2014 - 7:50 AM
Russian order for MiG-29SMT raises hopes for commitment to the MiG-35 program.