China's C919 Large Passenger Aircraft Completes Airworthiness Certification

October 1, 2022 @ 08:47 AM

Chinas C919 large passenger aircraft has completed airworthiness certification in September. Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Friday, was briefed about the design, manufacturing, experimenting, test flights, and airworthiness of the C919 aircraft

Work Begins on Russian-Chinese Wide-Body Airliner Project

September 16, 2022 @ 07:25 AM

Initial design of Russian-Chinese long-haul wide-body airliner, the CR929, is starting to take shape, as per reports citing a top official at Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC). "The aircrafts general technical plan has been approved, and suppliers of the sections of the body and tail have been defined by now...

Boeing Facility in Japan to Study Sustainable Aviation Fuels, Electrification

August 1, 2022 @ 11:29 AM

Boeing has opened a new Boeing Research and Technology (BR&T) center in Japan to focus on sustainable aviation fuels (SAF), electric / hydrogen propulsion, robotics, digitization and composites. The BR&T – Japan Research Center will be located in Nagoya

Russia’s Annual Delivery Capacity of MC-21 Airplane to Touch 72 in 2029

June 27, 2022 @ 10:23 AM

Russia plans to supply customers with 72 MC-21 passenger aircraft per year starting in 2029. "The program for the creation of MC-21 aircraft provides for the supply of 72 aircraft per year starting from 2029 - with the start of deliveries of the first production aircraft (that's 6 aircraft) in 2024,"...

Denied Under Sanctions, Russia Plans to 3-D Print Parts for Boeing, Airbus...

April 19, 2022 @ 04:11 AM

The Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade (MIT) plans to produce parts for Boeing and Airbus aircraft which are denied to Russian airlines due to sanctions imposed in the wake of the Ukraine war. The MIT has asked Russian air carriers and service companies to provide data on the nomenclature and...

Airbus, Kawasaki to Study Hydrogen as Fuel in Aviation

April 13, 2022 @ 10:27 AM

Airbus and Kawasaki signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to work together on the preparation of the hydrogen fueled ecosystem. The scope will include different aspects of the hydrogen supply chain, from the production of hydrogen to its delivery to airports and transfer on-board aircraft

flyExclusive to Buy 30 Cessna Citation CJ3 Business Jets

April 8, 2022 @ 01:47 PM

Exclusive Jets, LLC, operating as flyExclusive has contracted Textron Aviation to obtain up to 30 Cessna Citation CJ3+ jets. flyExclusive expects to take delivery of five aircraft in 2023, with the option to purchase additional aircraft for deliveries through 2025

Russian Aviation Regulator Permits Rossiya Airlines to service Airbus, Boeing Aircraft

March 23, 2022 @ 11:25 AM

Russias Federal Air Transport Agency has allowed Rossiya Airlines to conduct maintenance on foreign-made aircraft – including Airbus and Boeing planes– registered in the state register of the Russian Federation. The agency said in a statement that the extended FAP-285 certificate will allow the carrier's aviation technical support department at the Pulkovo base to carry out the technical operation of the entire fleet of operated aircraft

China Joins Western Sanctions on Russia, Refuses to Supply Aircraft Parts

March 10, 2022 @ 04:11 PM

China has joined western sanctions against Russia by denying to supply parts for its commercial aircraft. Valery Kudinov, head of the Airworthiness Maintenance Department of Rosaviatsiya aircraft announced China's refusal to supply components for Russian aircraft

CAE Suspends All Services, Training to Russian Airlines and Operators

March 9, 2022 @ 05:03 AM

CAE said it has suspended all services and training to Russian airlines, aircraft operators and healthcare distributors, in light of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. “CAE is saddened by the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, and in support of its people, CAE has ceased to offer training services to pilots of Russian airlines as well as corporate and cargo operators in its training network

Israel Aerospace, SixAI to Convert Military Technology to Commercial Deployments

October 28, 2021 @ 01:27 PM

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) and SixAI will commercialize IAI's military technologies and their adaptation to current civilian market needs. The first phase of the collaboration will focus on three core domains: Green energy, including technologies for energy production, utilization, and storage

Thales Modernizes Bangladesh’s Air Traffic Management Infrastructure

October 28, 2021 @ 12:59 PM

The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) signed an agreement with Thales to modernize the countrys Air Traffic Management (ATM) system. The contract was signed between CAAB and Thales on 21st October 2021 in Dhaka, Bangladesh