May 5, 2013 - 2:35am

Aerocon Engineering has signed a contract with an undisclosed customer to design a cabin noise-reduction system for a head-of-state 747-8i.

According to CEO Benny Younesi, the Van Nuys, Calif.-based company’s latest system upgrade will be “lighter, more efficient, more cost effective and easier to maintain.” The company intends to seek STC approval from both EASA and the FAA.

December 7, 2012 - 9:22am

India’s audit body for government projects, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), has censured the Ministry of Defense for violations in the offset clause of five projects for which waivers were given. As a result, the CAG says, more than $376 million in foreign direct investment for the Indian aerospace industry has been lost. The projects were all started before India introduced its latest offset policy earlier this year.