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July 25, 2022
Embraer Delivers 11 Commercial and 21 Executive Jets in 2Q22
Embraer delivered 32 jets in the second quarter of 2022, of which 11 were commercial and 21 were executive jets (12 light and nine large). As of June 30, the company has delivered a total of 46 aircraft (17 commercial and 29 executive).
July 19, 2022
Pilatus Opens New US Paint Facility in Colorado
In response to the growing demand for the PC-24 and PC-12 NGX, Pilatus has opened a new state-of-the-art paint facility at their US Completions Centre in Broomfield, Colorado.
July 19, 2022
F135 Depot Network Maturing, Engine Availability Improved by 60%
P&W concurs with and has acted on GAO's engine sustainment recommendations, with substantial progress achieved over the past year
July 18, 2022
FAA Awards Raytheon Intelligence & Space NextGen Weather Processor contract
The Federal Aviation Administration and Raytheon Intelligence & Space, a Raytheon Technologies business, recently negotiated pricing for revised scope of the NextGen Weather Processor, or NWP, program, with $47.8 million in potential effort for the existing contract.
July 18, 2022
GE Unveils Brand Names for Three Planned Future Public Companies
Healthcare business to be named GE (www.GE.com) HealthCare; GE's portfolio of energy businesses, including GE Renewable Energy, GE Power, GE Digital, and GE Energy Financial Services, to come together as GE Vernova; Aviation business to be named GE Aerospace.
July 6, 2022
Northrop Grumman Announces New Missile Integration Facility
New facility will support long-term growth in advanced weapons development by investing in adaptable manufacturing techniques
June 29, 2022
Schiebel's CAMCOPTER® S-100 and Nordic Unmanned successfully complete onshore tests for Equinor in Norway
Schiebel, together with its partner Nordic Unmanned, successfully demonstrated to Norwegian energy company Equinor the onshore capabilities of the S-100 proving the utility for UAS offshore logistics.
June 24, 2022
Northrop Grumman Awarded Missile Defense Agency Other Transaction Agreement to Defend Against Hypersonic Missiles
Northrop Grumman Corporation was awarded a firm fixed price Other Transaction (OT) Agreement modification to exercise options by the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) to continue the development of the Glide Phase Interceptor...
June 23, 2022
CAE's CEO Marc Parent named a Knight of the distinguished Ordre national du Québec and inducted into Québec's Air and Space Hall of Fame
On June 22, CAE President and Chief Executive Officer Marc Parent was named a Knight of the distinguished Ordre national du Québec, the highest honour bestowed by the Québec government, presented by Premier François Legault.
June 21, 2022
Eve and Kenya Airways' Fahari Aviation sign agreement to scale Urban Air Mobility with an order of up to 40 eVTOLs to fly people and cargo
The agreement involves joint studies to develop and scale the Urban Air Mobility (UAM) market in Kenya and a business model for cargo drone operations
June 20, 2022
Aviator signs a partnership agreement with a Turkish low-cost carrier Pegasus
Aviator Airport Alliance, a full-range provider of aviation services at 15 airports across the Nordics and a family member of Avia Solutions Group, leaders in end-to-end capacity solutions for passenger and cargo airlines worldwide, has signed a new contract with a Turkish low-cost carrier Pegasus Airlines.
June 16, 2022
L3Harris' Extra Light Data Recorder selected by Lilium for Its All-Electric Vertical Take-off and Landing Jet
L3Harris Technologies' extra light data recorder (xLDR) has been selected by Lilium for its revolutionary all-electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) jet.
June 7, 2022
Raytheon Technologies Establishes Global Headquarters Office in Northern Virginia
Raytheon Technologies announced today that it will establish its global headquarters in Arlington, Virginia. The location increases agility in supporting US government and commercial aerospace customers and serves...
June 3, 2022
RAFAEL acquires U.S. based PVP AEO as part of strategic expansion in the United States
Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. has completed the acquisition of PVP Advanced EO Systems, Inc. (PVP AEO) through its U.S. subsidiary Rafael USA, Inc.
May 31, 2022
Embraer brings ESG target forward with 100% renewable electricity purchase
Embraer announced today that it has signed an electricity purchase agreement that ensures that 100% of the electricity acquired by the company in Brazil will be from renewable sources as of 2024.
May 31, 2022
Eve partners with Porsche Consulting to define eVTOL global manufacturing, logistics and supply chain strategy
Eve Holding, Inc. (“Eve”), a leader in the development of next-generation Urban Air Mobility (“UAM”) solutions and a carve-out from Embraer S.A. (“Embraer”), announced today that it has chosen Porsche Consulting, Inc.
May 26, 2022
Embraer, ITA and FAPESP announce investment in Engineering Research Center to accelerate the future of air mobility
Embraer, ITA (Technological Institute of Aeronautics), and FAPESP (São Paulo Research Foundation) announced yesterday the approval of a joint investment of R$ 48 million in an Engineering Research Center (ERC) for the future of air mobility over the next five years.
May 23, 2022
Rolls-Royce India President Kishore Jayaraman Receives Honorary British Award by Her Majesty The Queen
Kishore Jayaraman, President - India and South Asia for Rolls-Royce, has received an honorary Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Her Majesty The Queen. He received the award for services to international trade and investment, with a key focus on promotion of India-UK trade.
May 12, 2022
Autonomous encapsulated UAS company SpearUAV announces Series B funding round of $17 million, led by UVision Air Ltd
SpearUAV - developer of an autonomous, AI-based technology for encapsulated SWARM-based UAS - announces a $17 million investment in its Series B round of funding.
May 12, 2022
Embraer hosts Industry Day in Seoul to boost collaboration with the aviation industry
Embraer held a one-day event on 11 May in Seoul that brought together representatives of South Korea's aviation community.
May 11, 2022
UVision invests in SpearUAV, becoming a shareholder in the company
UVision Air Ltd. - a global leader in aerial loitering munition systems of all sizes for a variety of missions revealed its strategic investment in SpearUAV, who have developed anautonomous, AI-based technology for encapsulated SWARM-based UASs.
May 5, 2022
Boeing Names Northern Virginia Office Its Global Headquarters; Establishes Research & Technology Hub
Boeing announced today that its Arlington, Virginia campus just outside Washington, D.C. will serve as the company's global headquarters.
May 2, 2022
Embraer and Aernnova conclude strategic partnership agreement in Évora
Embraer and Aernnova concluded today the strategic partnership agreement announced in early 2022. Therefore, Aernnova now owns all shares of Embraer Metálicas and Embraer Compósitos, in an investment totaling approximately US$ 174 million.
May 2, 2022
Boeing Reports Increased Stability and Growth for Aircraft Finance Sector
Boeing Capital Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Boeing, today released the 2022 Commercial Aircraft Financing Market Outlook (CAFMO) showing improving financing stability as the industry recovers from the impacts of the global pandemic.
April 28, 2022
L3Harris Extends OEMServices Contract to Improve Aftermarket Services for More Customers
L3Harris Technologies' has expanded its global aircraft-on-ground (AOG) logistics support supplier contract with OEMServices to include the Aviation Communication & Surveillance Systems (ACSS) surveillance products line...
April 19, 2022
Embraer Delivers Six Commercial and Eight Executive Jets in 1Q22
Embraer delivered a total of 14 jets in the first quarter of 2022, of which six were commercial aircraft and eight were executive jets (six light and two large). As of March 31, the firm order backlog totaled USD 17.3 billion.
April 19, 2022
Embraer brings over 150 jobs to Melbourne, Florida facility
Embraer, one of the largest aerospace companies in the world, is now hiring for more than 150 open positions at its Melbourne, Florida facility.
April 12, 2022
GE Aviation Joins the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials to Help Advance Sustainable Aviation Fuel in the Aviation Industry
GE Aviation, a world-leading provider of aircraft engines, systems and services, has recently joined the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) to further advance its ambition to be a net-zero company by 2050...
April 11, 2022
Pilatus Ends 2021 Financial Year Flying High
The 2021 financial year was extremely successful for Pilatus, but also challenging. Despite the difficult circumstances, a new production record of 152 aircraft deliveries was set.
April 7, 2022
NATO RQ-4D Phoenix Achieves Major Milestone with Full System Handover
Northrop Grumman Corporation's, NATO's Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) RQ-4D Phoenix Global Hawk has reached a major milestone with the NATO AGS Management Agency (NAGSMA)'s Full System Handover to the NATO AGS Force (NAGSF) at the Main Operating Base, Sigonella, Sicily.
March 31, 2022
Boeing-Led Industry Team Wins NATO E-3 Replacement Study Contract
Boeing has been awarded a contract from the NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) to conduct a Risk Reduction & Feasibility Study of future air surveillance, command, and control concepts.
March 28, 2022
CAE celebrates 75th anniversary with focus on high-tech future
CAE is celebrating its 75th anniversary with a focus on its high-technology vision for the future. Founded by Ken Patrick in 1947, the company has grown from 18 employees refurbishing radios in a hangar in Saint-Hubert...
March 24, 2022
Pratt & Whitney Announces New Capabilities Center in Bengaluru
Pratt & Whitney today announced its plans to open a world-class global supply chain support center in Bengaluru, India.
March 16, 2022
RAS to rebrand as JETMS Completions
In the wake of the JETMS acquisition of RAS Completions in 2021, the Biggin Hill based company will be formally rebranded as JETMS Completions.
March 3, 2022
Boeing Commits US$2 Million to Support Humanitarian Response in Ukraine
Boeing today announced a US$2 million emergency assistance package to support humanitarian response efforts in Ukraine.
March 3, 2022
Pratt & Whitney Awarded Contract to Develop Advanced Engine in Collaboration with Air Force Research Laboratory
The US Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has awarded Pratt & Whitney, a Raytheon Technologies business, a contract for a ground test demonstration program for a novel architecture using a rotating engine detonation...
February 24, 2022
GA-ASI Celebrates Partnerships with Canadian Industry
Long-Standing Partnerships Form the Core of Team SkyGuardian® Canada Team Looks Forward to Responding to Canada's RFP for RPAS
September 29, 2021
Godrej Aerospace delivers landmark 200th set of BrahMos airframe assemblies
Godrej & Boyce, the flagship company of the Godrej Group, announced today that its business Godrej Aerospace handed over the 200th set of the stealth universal supersonic cruise missile airframe assemblies to BrahMos Aerospace Pvt. Ltd. (BAPL) for use in its missile systems.
July 27, 2021
Pratt & Whitney Joins Aviation Coalition that Jointly Donates $400K to Support COVID-19 Vaccination in 92 Countries
The donations will be matched by the Gavi Matching Fund, amounting to $800,000 USD to support global COVID-19 vaccine equity
June 24, 2021
Pratt & Whitney donates oxygen concentrators, PPE kits for COVID-19 relief in Telangana
As part of its larger efforts to rapidly support India's COVID-19 response and relief – Pratt & Whitney (P&W), a unit of Raytheon Technologies Corp., today provided oxygen concentrators and Personal Protective kits (PPE) kits to the Community Health Center in Marpally, and the Government Civil Hospital in Koheer, Telangana.
November 11, 2019
Pratt & Whitney inaugurates 100th eLearning Centre in India
Reinforcing its commitment to driving electronic literacy in India, Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp., today commemorated the opening of its 100th eLearning Centre in Hyderabad.
September 12, 2019
Cyient and QinetiQ sign MoU to offer avionics products for unmanned target systems in India
Cyient, a global engineering and technology solutions company, today announced that it had signed a MoU with UK-based defense technology firm, QinetiQ's Target Systems (QTS), to offer avionics products for its unmanned target systems.
October 27, 2018
Pratt & Whitney launches Industry Capability Enhancement Program
Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp., launched its Industry Capability Enhancement program to support medium and small scale enterprises serving global aerospace majors through precision manufacturing and highly specialized engineering services from India.
May 29, 2018
Dassault Aviation pays tribute to Serge Dassault
Serge Dassault—the son of Marcel Dassault and Madeleine Minklès—was born in Paris on 4 April 1925. He had married Nicole Raffel in 1951 and was the father of four children Olivier, Laurent, Thierry and Marie-Hélène.
March 10, 2018
Safran announces the opening of a factory in India
During the official visit to India of Emmanuel Macron, the President of France, Safran announced the opening of a factory to manufacture electrical wiring interconnection systems based in Hyderabad, in the Indian state of Telangana.
November 15, 2017
Rolls-Royce accelerates digital transformation with TATA Consultancy Services Partnership
Rolls-Royce and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) have expanded their long-standing partnership in order to exploit future data innovation opportunities.
October 27, 2017
Dassault – Reliance Aerospace manufacturing facility in Mihan, Nagpur inaugurated
Eric Trappier, Chairman of Dassault Aviation and Anil D. Ambani, Chairman of the Reliance Group today laid the Foundation Stone for the Dassault Reliance...
September 7, 2016
Tata Advanced Materials Limited and Boeing sign an agreement for providing interior panels for the P-8 aircraft
Tata Advanced Materials Limited (TAML), a subsidiary of Tata Industries Limited, has been awarded a contract from Boeing to provide composite interior closeout panels for the P-8 aircraft that cover the interior wall...
June 18, 2016
Boeing, TATA joint venture establishes aerospace facility in Hyderabad
Boeing and Tata Advanced Systems today celebrated the foundation laying of a new facility in Hyderabad for its joint venture named TATA Boeing Aerospace Limited.