January 2009 Aviation International News

Jan 30, 2009 - 5:41 AM
Growing distrust between elements within various pilot groups and airline management over the use of confidential safety information is threatening the int
Jan 30, 2009 - 5:39 AM
Pinnacle Airlines subsidiary Colgan Air signed a firm order last month to acquire 15 more Q400 NextGen turboprops worth some $432 million.
Jan 30, 2009 - 5:35 AM
China’s Xi’an Aircraft Industry Company (XAC) has started preliminary work on the Modern Ark 700 (MA700), a 70-seat turboprop regional aircraft that it exp
Jan 30, 2009 - 5:31 AM
Researchers at Sensis’s Seagull Technology Center in Campbell, Calif., have calculated what they call excess fuel burned during taxiing at 13 of the nation
Jan 30, 2009 - 5:29 AM
Pilots flying helicopters for the French hospitals’ emergency medical services–Samu, under the French acronym–were scheduled to go on strike on January 30
Jan 30, 2009 - 5:21 AM
China Aviation Industry Corp (AVIC) will build a $1.2 billion commercial helicopter plant in the northern port city of Tianjin with the local government to
Jan 30, 2009 - 5:20 AM
UK-based Bond Air Services has ordered a Eurocopter EC 135 that will be used for maintenance missions at the Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm.
Jan 30, 2009 - 5:16 AM
AgustaWestland has signed a six-year contract with the Porto-based Center of Excellence for Innovation in the Automotive Industry (CEIIA), which will thus
Jan 30, 2009 - 5:14 AM
Cyprus’s Ministry of Justice has ordered two AW139 medium twins for law enforcement and search-and-rescue (SAR) operations.
Jan 30, 2009 - 5:00 AM
The first of five “block one” new production presidential helicopters arrived at Lockheed Martin’s Owego, N.Y.