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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
IndustryBoeing: P-8A Poseidon aircraft contract from US Navy
Worth USD 2.4 billion
US Navy orders next group of aircraft; 19 jets support world-wide customers more
IndustryItaly and F-35: it is suspended the plan for the purchase of new aircraft
The weight of the factory in Cameri (Novara) tip the balance
The Undersecretary of Defense Angelo Tofalo met -on last Saturday- his US counterpart Ellen Lord during the institutional visit to Washington, during which the exponent of the Five Star Movement had the... more
IndustryBoeing delivers first two KC-46A Pegasus aircraft to USAF
Two more tankers in the coming weeks - TECHNICAL SHEET and VIDEO
The first two Boeing KC-46 Pegasus aircraft departed Everett’s Paine Field last Friday morning for McConnell Air Force Base, where the 22nd Air Refueling Wing will be the first unit to have the world’s new... more
IndustryFincantieri. Bono: "Political skirmishes must stay out of our projects"
To lose -he warned- would be the whole of Europe
On the sidelines of the launch of the new FREMM "Spartaco Schergat" of the Italian Navy-MMI- (AVIONEWS) in Riva Trigoso shipyards, the CEO of Fincantieri Giuseppe Bono is back on the decision of the European... more
IndustryThe ninth multipurpose frigate "Spartaco Schergat" launched
The Italo-French FREMM program continues
The launching ceremony of the “Spartaco Schergat” frigate, the ninth of a series of 10 FREMM vessels – Multi Mission European Frigates, took place today at the integrated shipyard of Riva Trigoso (Geno... more
IndustryBrexit. Do Enders' statements hide political motives?
Strong fear of a slowdown in aircraft production
The declarations of the CEO of Airbus Tom Enders regarding the risks for jobs in the United Kingdom in the case of a "hard Brexit" could hide political motives? An idea brought forward by the British press... more
IndustryBoeing warns Trump and Congress: shutdown must end
Potential problem for the aerospace company's finances
The problem of the government shutdown in the United States is not only investing federal employees who have not received their salary for more than a month and despite this many of them have been preconditions... more
IndustryAirbus. Enders: "Hard Brexit would be disastrous for jobs"
New warning from the CEO of the European aerospace company
After the announced of the departure of Sony and Dyson from the United Kingdom, today the CEO of Airbus Tom Enders -in a video message- is back on the topic of a Brexit without agreement announcing that... more
IndustryIndia: will Lockheed Martin build F-16 aircraft with Tata?
It is a possiblity if the US fighter was ordered
The Indian aviation market is flourishing not only for commercial aircraft, but also for military ones since the Delhi government intends to buy 114 combat aircraft to be able to replace the old Mikoyan... more
IndustryLCS program: Fincantieri will build LCS 31
It will be the sixteenth ship of the program created on the Marinette site
Within the Littoral Combat Ship Program (LCS), the US Navy has awarded the consortium consisting of Fincantieri, through its subsidiary Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM), and Lockheed Martin Corporation,... more
IndustryArtificial intelligence: it will be in the aircraft of the future of Airbus
It will replace pilots in "insignificant" tasks
The future of aircraft and transport could be increasingly automated and regulated remotely, but not only in terms of traffic control but also for the aircraft itself, which could soon be piloted by artificial... more
IndustryAlso Ivory Coast among the operators of the C-295 aircraft
The 28th Nation worldwide
The Ministry of Defence of Ivory Coast has signed a firm order for one C-295 medium transport aircraft.The airplane, in transport configuration, will enhance the capabilities of the Ivory Coast Air Force... more
IndustrySMBC Aviation Capital orders 65 A-320neo family aircraft
Its portfolio expanded that rises to 181 units
One of the leading aircraft lessor, SMBC Aviation Capital, has boosted its total order book for the A-320neo Family to 181 aircraft after signing a firm order for an additional 65 A-320neo Family airplanes... more
IndustryF-35: do users of fifth generation aircraft increase?
Also Singapore interested in the purchase
Singapore will also soon be added to the list of countries that will use Lockheed Martin F-35 aircraft. This is because the Defense minister of the city-state declared -in a post on "Facebook"- that the... more
IndustryVitrociset-Leonardo: two prosecutions stop the closing
Request for damages by Mer Mec and family feud
The acquisition of Vitrociset by Leonardo should have been closed by Christmas 2018, but the closing will come later this year due to two "problems" of a legal nature. The first is a claim for damages... more
IndustryConstruction begins on Airbus’ US A-220 aircraft manufacturing facility
Enders and Faury present at the celebration
Airbus’ manufacturing growth in the United States advanced another step last January 16, 2019 in Mobile, Alabama, as construction of the company’s A-220 Manufacturing Facility officially launched with a g... more
IndustryLeonardo: agreement of $ 293 mln with Defense of United Kingdom
For the support of AH Mk.1 Apache helicopters
Until the withdrawal from the service of the fleet planned in 2024. The contract will guarantee the levels of operational effectiveness required with greater efficiency and low costs more
IndustryPlanes. A-220 obtains the approval of Transport Canada
Certification for 180-minute Etops operations
The newest addition to the Airbus family of commercial aircraft, the A-220, has received last January 14, 2019 180-minute extended operations (ETOPS) approval from the Canadian civil aviation authority,... more
IndustryGeneral Electric: over-leased aircraft leasing business?
The real value would be less than the 40 billion requested
The General Electric company -which also produces aeronautical engines- is thinking of selling the financing and leasing activities of airplanes and helicopters, or GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS)... more
IndustryFincantieri-Stx. Fraccaro: "We will not sell off our industrial assets"
This was said by the Minister for Relations with Parliament in the question time
The Minister for Relations with Parliament Riccardo Fraccaro made it clear, yesterday during the time question in the Chamber of Deputies, that the slowing down of the acquisition of Stx by Fincantieri... more
IndustryAirbus. Enders: "There will not be a hard Brexit"
Reassurance coming from the CEO of the European aerospace company
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the European aerospace company Airbus Tom Enders tried to reassure -speaking to the US press- who fear a Brexit without agreement. During a conference call to announce... more
IndustryMC-21: airplane will receive certifications in 2020
Composite materials will remain, but it will be Russian
According to what said -at "Rossiya-24"- the President of United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) Yuri Slyusar, the Irkut MC-21 passenger plane should be certified to fly by the European Aviation Safety Agency... more