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August 4, 2015, 1:00 PM

Mitsubishi Inaugurates Seattle Engineering Center

Facility to administer certification flight-test program for new regional jet

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Jun 14, 2015 - 11:20 AM
Agreements support the development and production of outer guide vanes and bleed valve ducts for the CFM Leap 1-A and 1-B turbofans.
Jun 14, 2015 - 11:00 AM
Thales’ Android-based system delivers a wide variety of on-board entertainment and applications such as 3-D maps.
Jun 14, 2015 - 10:40 AM
Company’s division is providing a range of training tools and services under a 12-year deal.
Jun 14, 2015 - 9:56 AM
A retainer ring issue that delayed the P&W engine’s progress towards flying on the neo has required a fix.
Bombardier CSeries
Jun 14, 2015 - 9:48 AM
CS300 now at 3,300 nm range, Bombardier hopes to attract more airlines.
Boeing 787-9
Jun 14, 2015 - 8:05 AM
World fleet to double in next 20 years, growth representing 60% of deliveries.
Russian Helicopters Mi-26s
Jun 13, 2015 - 11:30 AM
The constantly evolving Mi-8/17 family of helicopters accounted for more than half of all shipments in the past several years.
Honeywell’s Sky Connect Tracker III
Jun 13, 2015 - 11:10 AM
Range of suppliers say that 15-minute standard is doable as future GADSS system is developed.
MRJ factory
Jun 13, 2015 - 10:30 AM
First delivery is still scheduled for the second quarter of 2017.
Jun 13, 2015 - 3:55 AM
Company has now passed the point in development at which any particular aspect of design for its new E2 jets represents a so-called watch item.