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La compagnie norvégienne Widerøe commande 15 avions à Embraer
La compagnie régionale norvégienne Widerøe a annoncé lundi qu'elle allait commander jusqu'à 15 appareils E190-E2 à l'avionneur brésilien Embraer. La transaction porte sur trois commandes fermes et 12 options, a indiqué Widerøe dans un communiqué.
Ever since the retirement of the Air France and British Airways Concordes in 2003, there have been a succession of initiatives to develop a modern supersonic transport replacement, many of which have failed to get beyond the concept stage. The latest company to propose a ‘Son of Concorde’ design is Denver-based Boom Technology which has unveiled plans for a new 45-seat commercial supersonic jet (SSJ).
Over 30 people have been killed after Boeing 747-400F crashed into a small village in Kyrgyzstan. The aircraft was believed to be making a stop-over in Bishkek before continuing onto Istanbul.
A MyCargo Airlines Boeing 747-400 freighter on behalf of Turkish Airlines, registration TC-MCL performing flight TK-6491 from Hong Kong (China) to Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan) with 4 crew, was on final approach to Bishkek's runway 26 at 07:18L (01:18z) when the aircraft went around from very low height but did not climb out to safety, impacted terrain about 1100 meters/3600 feet past the runway end and went through a couple of houses of a village. All 4 crew on board the 747 as well as 28 people on the ground perished, 8 people on the ground received injuries and were taken to hospitals.
Boeing Statement on Flight TK6491 Accident in Kyrgyzstan
SEATTLE, Jan. 16, 2107 -- Boeing extends its deepest condolences to the families of those who perished in the Flight TK6491 accident near Manas Airport Kyrgyzstan, operated by ACT Airlines, as well as its wishes for the recovery of those injured. A Boeing technical team stands ready to provide assistance at the request and under the direction of government investigating authorities.
Hybrid Air Vehicles, the maker of the Airlander hybrid aircraft nicknamed the flying bum for its appearance, will seek to raise £50m with a float pencilled in for the end of 2017 or early 2018 on London's Alternative Investment Market.
HAV is currently on the hunt for an advisor and will also seek to raise around £30m in debt financing around the same time, although it could come before or after the IPO.
United Continental Holdings Inc. expects to cut some management employees as it deepens efforts to reduce bureaucracy and catch up with the profit margins of industry leader Delta Air Lines Inc.
The third-largest U.S. carrier will “continue to finalize the remainder of our management team” after overhauling its roster of corporate officers last year, according to a Jan. 6 memo from Executive Vice President Mike Bonds to employees. The reduction won’t affect “front-line employees,” he said, referring to a group that typically includes pilots, flight attendants and customer-service and gate agents.
TOULOUSE—Airbus is studying another maximum takeoff weight (MTOW) increase for the Airbus A330neo that will enable the aircraft to fly several hundred miles further.
Both the A330-800 and the -900 are now offered at a 242-ton MTOW, but Airbus is looking at raising it to 245 tons or higher, according to sales chief John Leahy. That would allow for more range. The A330-900 currently has a range of 6,550 nm according to its manufacturer. The smaller A330-800 flies up to 7,500 nm. That compares to 7,355 nm for the 787-8 and 7,635nm for the 787-9.
Machine learning helps morphing-wing UAV land in cramped space
So in a project funded by the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL), as part of its Autonomous Systems Underpinning Research (ASUR) programme, the team set about designing a UAV with morphing wing structures inspired by birds.
Fixed-wing drone learns to land like a birdNew Atlas
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Ukraine to introduce import duties on regional aircraft
Ukraine will impose import duties on regional aircraft in order to protect national planemaker Antonov. The duties will affect operationally leased aircraft with operational empty weight from 10 to 30 tons and maximum capacity from 44 to 110 seats ...
DARPA teams with Sikorsky for Phase 3 of ALIAS cockpit ...
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The announcement, which was made by Sikorsky's parent company Lockheed Martin, will see the continued testing and demonstration of the company's 'Matrix Technology' aboard the Sikorsky Autonomy Research Aircraft (SARA) S-76 helicopter and the ...
DARPA awards Sikorsky Phase 3 contract for ALIAS program - UPI ...UPI.com
Sikorsky Awarded DARPA ALIAS Phase 3 Contract to Increase ...PR Newswire (press release)
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Defect grounds Sukhoi Superjet planes
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Nearly one fifth of active Superjet 100 aircraft have been grounded over a technical issue, the plane's Russian maker said Wednesday. After a general inspection ordered by Russian aviation authorities last month, aerospace giant Sukhoi launched a ...
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Italian Leonardo quits Sukhoi Civil Aircraft
Italian aerospace and defense giant Leonardo (former Finmeccanica) has finally sold its share in the Russian joint venture Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAc), a manufacturer of Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ 100) regional aircraft. Nevertheless, it remains ...
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