24/06/2020

Japan’s National Police Agency (NPA) has ordered one new H225 and four H135 helicopters as part of its fleet modernisation programme. Currently operating 12 H135, four H155 and six AS365 helicopters, with one H215 and two H225 already on order, NPA deploys its growing fleet for missions including law enforcement, personnel and VIP transport, goods […]

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24/06/2020

In 2017, Rockwell Collins, Inc., (now part of Collins Aerospace) issued an Operators Service Bulletin regarding an FMS issue that can arise when a “Climb To” altitude is edited manually or by using the temperature compensation (temp comp) feature at a specific set of airports under certain conditions. Recently, the FAA published Airworthiness Directive (AD) […]

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24/06/2020

Embraer has developed an app exclusively for monitoring employee health, regardless of whether they are working remotely, on collective vacation, or working onsite at an Embraer facility. The daily, voluntary reporting function contributes to the identification of symptoms compatible with COVID-19, and, therefore, the anticipation of necessary actions. The screening survey follows the model used […]

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24/06/2020

With the gradual restarting of passenger air transport in the coming weeks, EBAA alongside leaders from over a dozen air transport associations representing Europe’s aviation sector issued an urgent call for EU leaders to prioritise specific decarbonisation initiatives in their allocation of future COVID-19 recovery funding. European aviation continues to reel from the sudden collapse […]

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24/06/2020

Bye Aerospace has begun the next phase of its flight test program for its two-seat all-electric eFlyer 2 technology demonstrator. George E. Bye, CEO of Bye Aerospace, said the flight test program is focused on collecting flight envelope engineering data for the three propellers being considered for the FAA-certified production version of eFlyer 2. The […]

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24/06/2020

Jota Aviation has announced the release of their third BAe-146-300QT Freighter aircraft into service. Up until recently the aircraft, tail G-JOTD, has been in long term storage at Jota Aviation’s London Southend base since it was acquired in April 2018. With the recent uptake in demand from cargo flights as a result of the COVID-19 […]

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24/06/2020

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has begun in-flight testing of sensors that will guide urban air mobility (UAM) vehicles to land without pilot intervention. Aircraft involved in the testing are outfitted with Honeywell sensors and include cameras that analyze visual markings resembling QR codes, which help guide the vehicle to a designated landing spot. This is a […]

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24/06/2020

Inmarsat, the world leader in global mobile satellite communications, and Boeing are delivering on the promise of digital aircraft transformation through innovative new ‘smart pipe’ technology. This new advance in communications technology provides fast and secure inflight broadband connectivity, from the cockpit to the cabin, allowing airlines to use multiple third-party applications at the same […]

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23/06/2020

Avant Aerospace recently relocated from Dallas, Texas to hangar #12 at the St. Louis Downtown Airport (KCPS) in close proximity to West Star’s Full-Service MRO location at East Alton, IL. AVANT relocated its offices and complete inventory to the new location to improve overall efficiency and consolidate inventory in the 20,000 square feet of hangar […]

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23/06/2020

Leonardo, through Kopter Group AG (Kopter), has announced that the flight test activities of the third prototype of the SH09 single-engine helicopter (designated P3) have restarted in Pozzallo, Sicily, in Italy last week. The Kopter flight test & prototype maintenance teams arrived in Pozzallo earlier this month to prepare P3 and perform all necessary technical […]

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23/06/2020

Recently, 22 engineering students from universities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) began a unique and innovative virtual engineering internship developed by CAE and the Tawazun Economic Council. Originally planned as a traditional internship for students at the CAE Middle East offices in Abu Dhabi, the COVID-19 pandemic forced CAE and Tawazun to redevelop the […]

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23/06/2020

Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of Raytheon Technologies Corp. (NYSE: RTX), announced a donation of 5,000 clear face masks to Novant Health. The masks will be distributed among 13 hospitals and 200 clinics across North Carolina. While full face masks are critical to stopping the spread of COVID-19, they can also create challenges for individuals […]

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23/06/2020

The Airbus Foundation together with the French Red Cross (FRC) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) have flown a medical team and 14 tonnes of humanitarian aid to the Republic of the Congo, using an Airbus A330neo test aircraft. The cargo will help in the fight against both the […]

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