Tiger Engines to be Serviced in Germany and France

December 18, 2008 @ 12:00 AM

HALLBERGMOOS, Germany --- From now on, the two engine specialists MTU Aero Engines in Munich, Germany and Atelier dIndustriel Aeronautic (AIA) in Bordeaux, France will be in charge of maintaining the MTR390-2C engines of the Franco-German Tiger combat helicopter, having been approved as revision centres by the engine manufacturer, the...

Partial Replacement of the Tiger Fleet: No Active Evaluation of Second-Hand Aircraft...

December 9, 2008 @ 12:00 AM

Recently, the question of whether the acquisition of second-hand aircraft is a realistic option for the partial replacement of the Tiger fleet (TTE project) was raised. One suggested possibility is the acquisition of used Boeing F/A-18C/Ds, of which the air force already operates 33

In-Flight and Ground Testing of the Candidates for the Tiger Partial Replacement...

December 3, 2008 @ 12:00 AM

BERNE --- The testing of the three candidates for the Tiger Partial Replacement program was completed with the departure of the two Eurofighter two-seat aircraft. In the last three weeks the planned flight and ground testing took place from Emmen military airfield with Eurofighter

Joint STARS Engines Complete FAA Certification Flights

October 23, 2008 @ 12:00 AM

MELBOURNE, Fla. --- The U

Lockheed Martin Awarded FRES Study Contract

October 17, 2008 @ 12:00 AM

LONDON, UK --- Lockheed Martin has been awarded a study contract by Atkins, the Systems House on the UK Ministry of Defence's Future Rapid Effects Systems (FRES) project, on behalf of the FRES Integrated Project Team (IPT). The study, to be delivered by January 2009, will develop performance, cost, time...

The Rafale Has Landed: The Second Candidate for the Partial Tiger Replacement...

October 10, 2008 @ 12:00 AM

The second candidate for the Partial Tiger Replacement (PTR) landed in Emmen this morning. With the arrival of the French Rafale aircraft in Switzerland, the second series of flight and ground tests for the PTR is about to begin

FlyDubai Places $700 Million Order for CFM56-7B Engines

July 15, 2008 @ 12:00 AM

FARNBOROUGH, England --- The Dubai governments new low-cost carrier, FlyDubai, has ordered 50 CFM56-7B-powered Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 and 737-900 aircraft. The engine order is valued at nearly $700 million U

Boeing Installs Engines on 1st P-8A Poseidon

July 2, 2008 @ 12:00 AM

ST. LOUIS --- Boeing installed two CFM56-7B engines on the U

Northrop Grumman's KC-45 Aerial Refueling Boom Completes Key Flight and Performance Milestones

July 1, 2008 @ 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON --- The advanced fly-by-wire aerial refueling boom that Northrop Grumman Corporation will integrate onto the U.S