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Engines

Eviation's Alice To Have Magnix Electric Engine Option

Electric engine maker Magnix scored a win with Eviation.
Aircraft

Zunum Runs Into Financing Trouble

The would-be electric hybrid airplane maker struggles to close on its latest fundraising effort.
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Aircraft

Rolls-Royce Submits UltraFan Engine for Boeing's NMA

Rolls-Royce has proposed its UltraFan engine, which is still in development.
Safety

Tekever's AR5 soars over the sea

UK-based Tekever's AR5 drone already is providing long-duration maritime surveillance for the European Maritime Safety Agency.
Aircraft

Derwent Dual-drive Booster Could Halve NOx Emissions

A group of former Rolls-Royce engineers has a new engine architecture that will save fuel and cut NOx.
Maintenance and Modifications

QuEST Global Brings Virtual Reality to MRO Sector

Need to fix an engine? There's an app for that. Well, QuEST plans to soon have one ready
Aircraft

Lufthansa Aviation Training Turns To Virtual Reality

Lufthansa Aviaiton Training has increased capacity and is using digital tools to increase capacity.
Aircraft

Mitsubishi Aircraft's MRJ90 Turns Heads in Airshow Debut

Mitsubishi Aircraft showed off its MRJ90 at Farnborough, but the company is focused on the long-term goal: Building an industry in Japan.
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Aircraft

Meggitt Invests To Meet Growing Aerospace Demand

To keep pace with OEMs' planned production increases, Meggitt is expanding production and design facilities around the world.
Aircraft

Aerospace Revenues Climb On Higher Defense Spending

While aerospace and defense growth is lagging world economic growth, U.S. defense industry revenue has increased to 2.5 times that of Europe.
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Aircraft

GE Aviation Turns To the Cloud for Predictive Mx

GE Aviation's and Microsoft's collaboration will accelerate digitization in aerospace, says GE
Aircraft

Airbus' New Head of Sales Setting His Own Tempo

Airbus'top salesman Eric Schulz says Boeing's NMA is "lost" in company's catalog.
Aircraft

Boeing's Glimpse into the Future: Hypersonics and eVTOLs

Boeing Next and HorizonX programs aim to drive innovations that will mean less driving for humans, and more efficeint transit.
Aircraft

Digitalization, Big Data Driving Advances at Pratt & Whitney

Pratt & Whitney and parent United Technologies are embracing new technologies to keep pace with airplane makers' plans to speed up production.
Aircraft

Lessor Jackson Square Buys 30 Boeing Max 8s

Jackson Square Aviation placed its first new airplane order with a $5.5 billion book-value deal for 30 Boeing 737 Max 8s
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Aircraft

CargoLogicAir and Volga-Dnepr Pursue 'Premium' Cargo

CargoLogicAir and Volga-Dnepr Airlines have a three-pronged strategy: Fly frequently, fly full and fly premium freight.
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Aircraft

Oerlikon Inks Additive Manufacturing Deal with RUAG Space

Oerlikon continues its push into 3D printing and additive manufacturing with deal with RUAG to develop parts for use in space.

Boeing Lands Orders for Nineteen 777 Freighters

Boeing has recorded orders for 65 widebody freighters this year and more than 180 since early 2014.
Aircraft

CPI Aero Helps Give HondaJet Elite Pax a Quieter Ride

CPI Aerostructures wins long-term contract to supply noise muffling engine inlets on Honda Aircraft's upgraded business jet
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Aircraft

Astronautics Delivers Upgraded EFB for Boeing 787

Boeing 787 electronic flight bags are getting their first update since the airplane entered service in 2011.
Aircraft

Liebherr-Aerospace Helps Lift Boeing 777X

Liebherr-Aerospace shows off critical components of its folding wing tip system for the Boeing 777X.
Aircraft

Superjumbo Production Struggles To Stay Alive

Sadly the days of large, four-engined commercial aircraft could be numbered despite attempts to go against the market and commercial logic.
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Aircraft

Pattonair Streamlines Parker Aero Fluids System Supply Chain

Building on a 20-year relationship, Pattonair and Parker Aerospace are working to streamline the supply chain for Parker's fluids division
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Israel Aerospace Industries Shoots for the Moon

IAI and nonprofit SpaceIL plan to launch Moon mission from Cape Canaveral in December.
Aircraft

Gardner Aerospace Expands Production

Gardner Aerospace is expanding in Polan, India and China, and has won a slew of new aerospace supply contracts
Aircraft

Narrowbody Production Rates Put Strain on Supply Chains

As Airbus and Boeing go to higher rates, their entire supply chains have to remain in harmony, or it will cause chaos.
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Aircraft

Boeing Global Services Unveils New Strategy

BGS was announced in 2016 and already it is bringing together the company to focus on making services more part of the core offering.
Aircraft

Aerospace Suppliers Feeling Squeeze of ‘Vertical Integration’

Boeing, Airbus look inward for more revenue sources, supply-chain control
Aircraft

Airbus Renews Tough Talk with Suppliers

Demands 100-percent on-time rate as production approaches 800 aircraft a year
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Aircraft

Boeing's 777 Line Stumbles as Traveled Work Mounts

Program continues to struggle with transition to new automated fuselage assembly process