Quantcast

Latest Aviation Stories

2014-07-15 12:20:59

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIRSHOW -- International Airlines Group (IAG) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with International Aero Engines' (IAE) for V2500 engines. IAE will power 30 A320ceo aircraft for the IAG subsidiary, Vueling Airlines. These aircraft were part of an IAG order announced in August 2013. "These engines provide environmental benefits which enable us to reduce the carbon emissions of our fleet, leading to further...

2014-07-15 12:20:40

FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Embraer S.A. announced today, at the 2014 edition of the Farnborough International Airshow, that it has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Azul Linhas Aereas Brasileiras S.A. for 30 firm orders for the E195-E2 jets. The firm order is expected to be completed by the fourth quarter of this year, when the aircraft will be added to the Company's backlog. Besides the firm order, the LOI includes additional 20 purchase rights...

2014-07-15 12:20:37

FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Embraer S.A. has signed an agreement with Japan's Fuji Dream Airlines (FDA) for a firm order of three E175s with options for an additional three aircraft of the same model. This brings the total potential order to six E175s, with an estimated value of USD 258.6 million based on 2014 list prices, if all options are exercised. This order was already included in Embraer's 2014 second quarter backlog as an "undisclosed" customer....

2014-07-15 12:20:36

FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Air Maroc, the national carrier of Morocco, has decided to introduce the E190 as part of a fleet upgrade to open new routes and to increase the number of short and medium-haul frequencies from its Casablanca International Airport hub in Morocco. The airline has signed a lease agreement for four E-Jets with Aldus Aviation, the Irish specialist E-Jet lessor. The first E190 is expected to be delivered during the...

2014-07-15 12:20:34

FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Embraer has signed a firm order for two additional E190 jets with Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL), the national carrier of Azerbaijan. The aircraft will be deployed on the carrier's international network from Baku's Heydar Aliyev International Airport (GYD). The total value of the contract is USD 95.4 million, at list prices, and this order was already included in Embraer's 2014 second quarter backlog as an...

2014-07-15 08:21:18

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIRSHOW -- Pratt & Whitney will provide exclusive power for 30 firm Embraer E-Jets E2 aircraft, for an order announced today by Embraer and Azul Brazilian Airlines. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2020. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company. "This deal with Embraer and Pratt & Whitney will help us to continue to provide the high quality, affordable air service that is...

2014-07-15 08:20:54

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIRSHOW -- Philippine Airlines has executed a Letter of Intent to power its order of 10 Airbus A320neo aircraft with Pratt & Whitney PurePower® engines. The PurePower Geared Turbofan(TM) engine family has completed nearly 10,000 hours of testing and more than 1,400 hours of flight testing. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. "As we continue to modernize our fleet, we consistently...

2014-07-15 08:20:35

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIRSHOW -- IAE International Aero Engines AG awarded Rolls-Royce & Partners Finance Limited (RRPF) with Pure-V designation for maintaining its fleet of V2500® spare engines to OEM build standards and incorporating only IAE-approved parts and repairs. "We are proud to earn the Pure-V designation," said Bobby Janagan, vice president and general manager, RRPF. "Our Pure-V engines help drive high operational...

2014-07-15 08:20:33

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIRSHOW - SaudiGulf Airlines has selected the International Aero Engines (IAE) V2500 engine to power four A320ceo aircraft and has also signed an eight-year V-Services(SM )maintenance service agreement with IAE. SaudiGulf is a new airline based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with headquarters in Dammam and is planning to commence services in 2015. "As a new airline, our success is dependent upon establishing a...

2014-07-15 08:20:30

Jeppesen EFB services help airline transition to digital terminal charts and manuals ENGLEWOOD, Colo., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, teamed with Cargolux Airlines, a leading European all-cargo carrier, to help the airline recently gain authorization from the civil aviation authority in Luxembourg to operate in a paperless environment. Cargolux has removed paper operations manuals, airport terminal charts and performance charts...


Latest Aviation Reference Libraries

The History Of Drone Technology
2014-05-26 09:05:12

Drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), are pilotless and non-crewed aircraft that are capable of flight either by remote control or through the use of on-board computers. Other names for these types of aircraft are remotely piloted vehicle (RPV), remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), and remotely operated aircraft (ROA). Drones are commonly used by the military, but are also being implemented in search and rescue operations and being utilized in other civil applications, such as...

Solar Impulse
2014-04-11 10:27:07

The Solar Impulse is a Swiss made long-range solar-powered aircraft project. It was developed at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. The project’s goal is to circle the Earth with a piloted fixed-wing aircraft, powered only by solar energy. Bertrand Piccard, a Swiss aeronaut leads the project who was a co-pilot with Andre Borsch berg a Swiss businessman, in the first balloon to circle the Earth non-stop. The Swiss aircraft is a single-seat monoplane which can stay airborne...

General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper
2013-10-03 13:25:05

The General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper, once known as the Predator B, is an unmanned aerial vehicle or UAV that was created by the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) for the United States Air Force. Air Force members refer to the MQ-9 and other UAVs, also known as drones, as Remotely Piloted Vehicles/Aircraft (RPV/RPA) because humans can control them, but they are capable of autonomous flight as well. This hunter-killer drone is the first of its kind that can be used for long-endurance...

Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout
2013-09-24 15:48:13

The Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout is an unmanned autonomous helicopter that is used by the United States Armed Forces for reconnaissance missions, situational awareness, and targeting assistance for ground, air, and sea bound soldiers. There are four variants of this UAV, two of which were derived from Schweizer helicopters. The first MQ-8 version, known as the RQ-8A, was used after the Navy retired their RQ-2 Pioneers. The Navy wanted an updated UAV with specific guidelines, including...

Sir Richard Branson
2013-08-10 06:47:02

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson, born July 18, 1950, in Surrey, England, is a British business magnate and investor. He is best known as the founder and chairman of Virgin Group of more than 400 companies. His net worth as of 2013 is $4.6 Billion (US). He is the fourth (4th) richest person in the UK, according to Forbes Magazine. His first business venture was a magazine called Student at the age of 16. By 1969, Branson was living in a London commune, surrounded by the British...

More Articles (7 articles) »
Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
Related