Manufacturing

February 25, 2011 - 8:15am

St. Louis-based Trans States Holdings (TSH) signed a firm order for 50 Mitsubishi Regional Jets and secured options on another 50, Mitsubishi Aircraft announced in February during a ceremony held in Nagoya, Japan. The sides finalized and executed the so-called definitive purchase agreement on December 27, almost 15 months after TSH signed a letter of intent to become the first U.S.

February 1, 2011 - 4:32am

St. Louis-based Trans States Holdings (TSH) signed a firm order for 50 Mitsubishi Regional Jets and secured options on another 50, Mitsubishi Aircraft announced today during a ceremony held in Nagoya, Japan. The sides finalized and executed the so-called definitive purchase agreement on December 27, almost 15 months after Trans States Airlines TSA signed a letter of intent to become the first U.S.

January 30, 2011 - 10:00am

The FAA issued a Safety Alert For Operators (Safo) emphasizing the importance of proper tire maintenance. It discusses the potential consequences of improper tire pressure on aircraft while taxiing, taking off and landing.

December 29, 2010 - 3:38am

Bombardier Aerospace third-quarter financial results show total aerospace revenues of $1.8 billion, down from $2.1 billion for the quarter ending October 31, 2009. The total backlog as of October 31 was valued at $16.2 ­billion. The Canadian OEM delivered 33 business aircraft in the third quarter.

December 28, 2010 - 10:32am

Knowing your limits is sage advice, and when it comes to aircraft tire wear, it’s all about routine inspection and knowing the facts. Goodyear is offering its Tire Care & Maintenance Manual, which includes facts and maintenance tips.

December 28, 2010 - 10:30am

Learjet, Challenger and Global operators have a new choice for maintenance in the Middle East now that Bombardier Aerospace has opened a new regional support office (RSO) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is the sixth Bombardier RSO to open outside North America in the past three years and joins facilities in Mumbai, India; Tokyo, Japan; Sydney, Australia; Shanghai, China; and Munich, Germany.

December 14, 2010 - 11:27am

According to the latest data from JPMorgan Research, pre-owned business jet inventories fell last month, reversing a three-month upward trend, though demand remains “weak.” Inventories decreased to 11.7 percent of in-production business jets, but JPMorgan said they remain elevated and noted that inventories have fallen less than 0.1 percentage point per month on average this year.

December 2, 2010 - 10:41am

Bombardier Aerospace third-quarter financial results, released today, show total aerospace revenues of $1.8 billion, down from $2.1 billion for the quarter ending October 31, 2009. The total backlog as of October 31 was valued at $16.2 billion. The Canadian OEM delivered 33 business aircraft in the third quarter.

November 30, 2010 - 10:18am

Bombardier Aerospace has added three AOG line maintenance facilities (LMF)–in Monterrey, Mexico; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; and Riga, Latvia. The company now offers authorized maintenance in 26 countries through its network of 60 service centers, authorized services facilities and AOG LMFs.

November 29, 2010 - 10:36am

General Motors used charter aircraft for its initial public offering (IPO) roadshow last month, marking the first time the company has used private aircraft since Dec. 31, 2008, when the automaker sought U.S. government assistance. GM’s $13 billion public offering took place on November 17.

 
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