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IndustryLeonardo: today the announcement of an order of helicopters from Israel
It will be an exchange between the two governments
The Italian aerospace and defense company Leonardo should receive today the order from the Israeli government for AW-119 Koala helicopters. To report this is "Il Sole 24 Ore" which cites sources inside... more
IndustryAirbus: the production line of the A-380 will close
A failure for the aircraft that was supposed to make the B-747 obsolete
It was in the air that the official stop of production of the Airbus A-380 (see AVIONEWS) would come soon, because Emirates -the main user- converts its order of the aircraft into the most modern and efficient... more
IndustryBoeing-Safran: the joint-venture will be named Initium
It will design, build and provide service to APU
Boeing and Safran announce today the name of their 50-50 joint-venture to design, build and service Auxiliary Power Units (APUs): Initium Aerospace.From its Latin roots, initium means 'the beginning' or... more
IndustryIndia: agreement with Russia for 21 MiG-29 aircraft
Operational problems for Air Force - TECHNICAL SHEET
Due to the problems with some aircraft in the fleet that have reduced the operational capabilities of the aeronautics, India has asked Russia to purchase urgently 21 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29 which should... more
IndustryEmbraer delivers 181 total airplanes in 2018
As of December 31, the firm order backlog totaled USD 16.3 billion -ATTACHMENT
Embraer delivered a total of 181 jets in 2018, of which 90 were commercial aircraft and 91 were executive jets (64 light and 27 large). The deliveries were within the outlook ranges for the year of 85... more
IndustryFCAS. For Hoke (Airbus) it was complicated the development of the aircraft without the UK
The manager's hope is that there will not be a "hard Brexit"
The future of the FCAS (Future Combat Air System) according to the head Airbus Defense and Space Dirk Hoke can not be positive without the participation of the United Kingdom in the program to develop... more
IndustryFCAS. Tomorrow the signing of the Spanish participation in the program?
It will allow access to European funds
In the margins of the NATO summit between the Defense ministers of all the Member States, scheduled for 13 and 14 February, the Spanish Margarita Robles should sign a letter of intent with the French and... more
IndustryGiuseppe Conte: "Fusion between Fincantieri and Stx totally compatible with EU standards"
The Prime Minister returns to the Italian-French frictions
The idea of the Italian government would be to "shake Europe, not giving up expressing opinions even when something was uncomfortable". This was said by the President of the Council of Ministers Giuseppe... more
IndustryBoeing forecasts Middle East aviation services market
Demand for commercial aircraft in this area expected to more than triple in 20 years
Increasing services needs driven by growing air passenger traffic and airplanes in the region more
IndustryFincantieri: "Seven Seas Splendor" launched in Ancona
The delivery is scheduled for 2020
"Seven Seas Splendor” was launched last Saturday at the Ancona shipyard. It is the second super luxury cruise ship that Fincantieri is building for Regent Seven Seas Cruises, brand of the Norwegian Cruise L... more
IndustryLeonardo: excellent chance in the tender for US Navy helicopters
The TH-119 from its has the lowest cost compared to competitors
For the Italian aerospace and defense company Leonardo there could be a new possibility for significant gain in the United States, as it is competing for the new US Navy training helicopters. A competition... more
IndustryFCAS: many problems for the new generation aircraft
Doubts expressed by the Chief of Staff of the French Air Force
One of the biggest doubts that gripped the French about the sixth-generation French-German plane to be built by Airbus and Dassault is linked to the fact that Germany could limit its export capacity, especially... more
IndustryAirbus: the announcement of the end of the A-380 program on 14 February?
It seems more and more a certainty
The European aerospace company Airbus made official -yesterday- the effective cancellation of orders worth $ 4 billion for 8 A-380 aircraft, also announcing the start of preparations necessary to close... more
IndustryFincantieri: "Viking Jupiter" delivered in Ancona
The sixth cruise ship which Fincantieri has built for the shipping company
“Viking Jupiter”, the sixth cruise ship which Fincantieri built for Viking, has been delivered today at the shipyard in Ancona.“Viking Jupiter”, as its sister ships, belongs to the small cruise ship se... more
IndustryAirbus and Dassault Aviation sign JCS contract
For Future Combat Air System
France and Germany have awarded the first-ever contract –a Joint Concept Study (JCS)– to Dassault Aviation and Airbus for the Future Combat Air System (FCAS) programme. The launch of the JCS was announced by... more
IndustryDoes Qantas cancel the orders of the Airbus A-380 aircraft?
Will it be the beginning of the end of the four-engine era?
Not only does Emirates seem close to changing the order of the Airbus A-380 aircraft in the more modern A-350s, because even the Australian airline Qantas Airways seems intent on cancelling the contract... more
IndustryAirbus-Dassault Systèmes: strategic partnership
To create the European aerospace industry of tomorrow
Airbus and Dassault Systèmes have signed a five-year Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to cooperate on the implementation of collaborative 3D design, engineering, manufacturing, simulation and intelligence... more
IndustryEmbraer and SNC: contract to deliver 12 A-29 airplanes for NAF
The aircraft will be produced in Florida, and modified in Colorado -TECHNICAL SHEET
Embraer Defense & Security and its partner Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) were awarded a contract to deliver 12 A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft to the Nigerian Air Force (NAF).The A-29 is conducting... more
IndustryGermany: Export of Meteor missile to Saudi Arabia blocked
New hit for MBDA
For the European MBDA missile company, these are complicated times, because after the US-imposed halt to the sale of the SCALP to Egypt, this time to block the export was Germany, which imposed a veto... more
IndustryAirbus: the possibility of a stop to the A-380 aircraft becomes concrete
Will it be looking for buyers in China?
What seemed to be a simple indiscretion is getting more and more confirmations and could soon become official; Emirates could communicate in the next few days the will to change the order of the Airbus... more
IndustryBoeing: 57 aircraft objective B-737 MAX products per month?
It would serve to keep up with global demand
In addition to producing more B-787 Dreamliner, among the objectives of the US company Boeing is also to increase the number of B-737 MAX aircraft assembled every month so as to keep up with the global... more
IndustryElectronics Group supplier of the maritime and land capability of the JEWCS Nato program
It will contribute with a "Land Training System" composed of several vehicles
Elettronica Group will be a supplier under the contract between Leonardo and the UK Ministry of Defense for the modernization of NATO's Joint Electronic Warfare Core Staff (see AVIONEWS). This is a contract... more
IndustryBoeing-Leonardo: will continue for a long time the cooperation in helicopters?
Possible new agreements for the US market
The collaboration between the Italian company Leonardo and the US Boeing in the helicopters field will probably continue in the future, after the successful cooperation in the last 2.4 billion dollar bid... more
IndustryElettronica Group confirms Great Place To Work 2019
For the second consecutive year the Group has obtained certification
For the second year in a row, Elettronica Group has obtained the Great Place to Work (GPTW) certification, the important recognition given to those organizations that are attentive to the quality of their... more
IndustryBoeing: exoskeletons for workers to speed up aircraft production
First tests at the plant in South Carolina
In order to be able to deliver 14 B-787 Dreamliner per month the aerospace company Boeing is planning to supply the exoskeletal workers to increase their strength and speed, while reducing physical fatigue... more
IndustryAircraft. Has the end of the Airbus A-380 program arrived?
Emirates would be thinking about changing the order in A-350
It seems that the history of the Airbus A-380 plane has come -or almost- to the end, and today's European aerospace company's statement supports this hypothesis because in a press release intended for... more
IndustryAir Senegal's first A-330neo airplane arrived in Dakar for delivery
The aircraft is named "Casamance"
Air Senegal’s first A-330neo has touched down at Blaise-Diagne International Airport in Dakar. The A-330neo, painted in the livery of Air Senegal and named “Casamance", was presented yesterday during a c... more
IndustryEmbraer-SkyWest: contract signed for nine E-175 airplanes
The order has a value od USD 422 million
Embraer and SkyWest, Inc. have signed a firm order for nine E-175 jets, with deliveries expected to begin in 2019. The order has a value of USD 422 million, based on current list prices, and was already... more
IndustryPurchase of 100% of Vitrociset completed
Leonardo communicates it today in a note
Subsequent to the press release issued on September 7th, 2018 (see AVIONEWS) Leonardo announced today the closing of the purchase of 98.54% of Vitrociset, after meeting all the required conditions, including... more
IndustryATR delivered 76 aircraft in 2018
Outlook for 2019 shows continuous momentum for the industry
ATR, the Franco-Italian turboprop manufacturer, maintained its "leadership" on the market in 2018, showing a solid performance. It delivered 76 aircraft, booked 52 firm orders and stabilised its annual... more