Aviation Week - Aerospace Defense, Business & Commercial News http://aviationweek.com/rss.xml en Cornell Dubilier http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/cornell-dubilier <div class="node-body article-body">​View the Cornell Dubilier ad in PDF format.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/cornell-dubilier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/cornell-dubilier#comments AWIN ONLY Advertisement AWIN North America Thu, 23 Feb 2017 03:50:00 +0000 1584991 at http://aviationweek.com Embraer KC-390 Spec Showcase http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/embraer-kc-390-spec-showcase <div class="node-body article-body"><p class="p1"><a href="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2017/02/21/asd_02_22_2017_Showcase.pdf">View the PDF of the Embraer KC-390 Spec Showcase</a></p> </div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/embraer-kc-390-spec-showcase#comments AWIN ONLY Programs AWIN Global Wed, 22 Feb 2017 19:33:00 +0000 1584981 at http://aviationweek.com The Week Ahead In Aerospace & Defense http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/week-ahead-aerospace-defense-12 <div class="node-body article-body"><p class="p1"><span class="s1"><b>On Wednesday</b> a Russian government Soyuz rocket is due to launch the 66th Progress cargo delivery ship to the International Space Station in a mission repeatedly delayed from earlier in the month. Meanwhile, the International Defense Exhibition and Conference is underway this week in Abu Dhabi, and on Wednesday and Thursday the 33rd meeting of NASA&rsquo;s Mars Exploration Program Analysis Group takes place in Monrovia, California.</span></p> </div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/week-ahead-aerospace-defense-12#comments AWIN ONLY Funding & Policy AWIN Global North America Wed, 22 Feb 2017 19:33:00 +0000 1584961 at http://aviationweek.com SpeedNews Defense & Space http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-589 <div class="node-body article-body"><p class="p1"><span class="s1"><b>LOCKHEED MARTIN&rsquo;s </b></span>second T-50A trainer prototype conducted first flight Feb. 20 over Greenville, South Carolina.</p> <p class="p2"><span class="s1"><b>LEONARDO</b></span> has<span class="s1"><b> SAFRAN ELECTRONICS &amp; DEFENSE</b></span> contract to provide<br /> PicoSAR AESA radar to French army.</p> <p class="p2"><span class="s1"><b>LOCKHEED MARTIN&rsquo;s </b></span>modernized Tactical Missile System (TACMS) had two successful flights at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, in December and early February.</p></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-589" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-589#comments AWIN ONLY SpeedNews Defense & Space AWIN Global Wed, 22 Feb 2017 19:33:00 +0000 1584951 at http://aviationweek.com Leisure and Business Fares: Week Of Feb. 13 Vs. Previous Week And Year-Ago Week http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/leisure-and-business-fares-week-feb-13-vs-previous-week-and-year-ago-week <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2017/02/21/avd_02_22_2017_cht.pdf">View the Leisure and Business Fares: Week of Feb. 13 vs. Previous Week And Year-Ago Week in PDF format.</a></p> </div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/leisure-and-business-fares-week-feb-13-vs-previous-week-and-year-ago-week#comments AWIN ONLY Industry Data AWIN chart Global Wed, 22 Feb 2017 19:33:00 +0000 1584771 at http://aviationweek.com Hardware Not Only Risk Factor In Human Spaceflight http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/hardware-not-only-risk-factor-human-spaceflight <div class="node-body article-body">The change in administration means change in the spaceflight community. There will be risks. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/hardware-not-only-risk-factor-human-spaceflight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/hardware-not-only-risk-factor-human-spaceflight#comments Commercializing Space In Orbit Aviation Week & Space Technology Space AWST-Space8 In Orbit AWST North America Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:20:00 +0000 1584801 at http://aviationweek.com SpaceX Paris Hub Airport Increases Capacity At Rush Hour http://aviationweek.com/airline-fleets-network/paris-hub-airport-increases-capacity-rush-hour <div class="node-body article-body">New air traffic navigation equipment and procedures that could help handle more traffic are getting a tryout at Charles de Gaulle Airport.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/airline-fleets-network/paris-hub-airport-increases-capacity-rush-hour" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/airline-fleets-network/paris-hub-airport-increases-capacity-rush-hour#comments Airline Fleets & Network Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation Air Traffic Management AWST-CommercialAviation8 AWST Europe Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:15:00 +0000 1584741 at http://aviationweek.com India Launches Record 104 Satellites On One Mission http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/india-launches-record-104-satellites-one-mission <div class="node-body article-body">A majority of the spacecraft, 88, are cubesats bolstering San Francisco-based Planet’s growing Earth-observation constellation. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/india-launches-record-104-satellites-one-mission" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercializing-space/india-launches-record-104-satellites-one-mission#comments Commercializing Space Aviation Week & Space Technology Space AWST-Space8 Space Asia Pacific AWST Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:10:00 +0000 1584821 at http://aviationweek.com Indian Space Research Organization Kongsberg Looks To Expand Global Footprint http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/kongsberg-looks-expand-global-footprint <div class="node-body article-body">Eirik Lie sat down with Aviation Week to discuss the F-35, JSM, Nasams and building Norway's Kongsberg into an international brand. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/kongsberg-looks-expand-global-footprint" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/kongsberg-looks-expand-global-footprint#comments Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AWST-Defense8 Face to Face AWST Europe Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1584911 at http://aviationweek.com NASA Considers Increasing Station Crew Size http://aviationweek.com/space/nasa-considers-increasing-station-crew-size <div class="node-body article-body">Increasing from three to four the number of astronauts assigned to the station's U.S. segment could double research activities, NASA believes.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/nasa-considers-increasing-station-crew-size" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/nasa-considers-increasing-station-crew-size#comments Aviation Week & Space Technology Space AWST-Space8 Space AWST Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1584651 at http://aviationweek.com NASA Aerospace Daily & Defense Report, February 22, 2017 http://aviationweek.com/aerospace-daily-defense-report/2017-02-22 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"></div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Volume 259, Issue 36</p> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> <div class="field-cover-date"> <span>Cover Date:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 2017-02-22</span> </div> <div class="field-volume"> <span>Volume:&nbsp;</span> 259 </div> <div class="field-number"> <span>Number:&nbsp;</span> 36 </div> </fieldset> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 05:00:00 +0000 1559391 at http://aviationweek.com Aviation Daily, February 22, 2017 http://aviationweek.com/aviation-daily/2017-02-22 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"></div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Volume 407, Issue 35</p> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> <div class="field-cover-date"> <span>Cover Date:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Wed, 2017-02-22</span> </div> <div class="field-volume"> <span>Volume:&nbsp;</span> 407 </div> <div class="field-number"> <span>Number:&nbsp;</span> 35 </div> </fieldset> Wed, 22 Feb 2017 05:00:00 +0000 1557821 at http://aviationweek.com First Asia-Based TBM 930 Enters Service http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/first-asia-based-tbm-930-enters-service <div class="node-body article-body">Daher’s first TBM 930 turboprop to be based in Asia has entered service. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/first-asia-based-tbm-930-enters-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/first-asia-based-tbm-930-enters-service#comments AWIN_BizAv Asia Pacific AWIN Business Aviation Top Stories Tue, 21 Feb 2017 22:05:00 +0000 1584931 at http://aviationweek.com TBM 900: Michael Mainiero Kongsberg JSM’s First Strike Will Be Against Land Target http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/kongsberg-jsm-s-first-strike-will-be-against-land-target <div class="node-body article-body">Having completed its initial flight evaluation in October, the first explosive trial of Norway’s newest anti-ship cruise missile will be against a target on dry land in early 2018. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/kongsberg-jsm-s-first-strike-will-be-against-land-target" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/kongsberg-jsm-s-first-strike-will-be-against-land-target#comments AWIN_Defense AWIN Europe Defense Top Stories Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:47:00 +0000 1584921 at http://aviationweek.com The next powered flight test of the Kongsberg Joint Strike Missile will occur this spring at the Utah Test and Training Range: U.S. Air Force As Bookings Soften, Volaris Monitors Capacity Growth http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/bookings-soften-volaris-monitors-capacity-growth <div class="node-body article-body">Mexico’s Volaris is trimming its expectations for capacity growth as it responds to currency pressures and recent uncertainty about U.S. travel restrictions.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/bookings-soften-volaris-monitors-capacity-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/bookings-soften-volaris-monitors-capacity-growth#comments AWIN_Commercial Airlines AWIN Top Story - Home Commercial Aviation Top Stories Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:07:00 +0000 1584901 at http://aviationweek.com Airbus ESA’s Mercury Exploration Mission Gears Up For 2018 Launch http://aviationweek.com/awinspace/esa-s-mercury-exploration-mission-gears-2018-launch <div class="node-body article-body">The protracted design, assembly and integration process of the European Space Agency’s BepiColombo probe has suffered another hiccup. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awinspace/esa-s-mercury-exploration-mission-gears-2018-launch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awinspace/esa-s-mercury-exploration-mission-gears-2018-launch#comments AWIN_Space Asia Pacific AWIN Europe Space Top Stories Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:41:00 +0000 1584891 at http://aviationweek.com BepiColombo: ESA Allegiant Air Preparing For International Route Launches http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/allegiant-air-preparing-international-route-launches <div class="node-body article-body">Allegiant operates an in-house reservations system, and is currently updating the software in order to handle international routes and foreign currency sales.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/allegiant-air-preparing-international-route-launches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/allegiant-air-preparing-international-route-launches#comments AWIN_Commercial Airlines AWIN Top Story - Home Commercial Aviation Top Stories Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:44:00 +0000 1584781 at http://aviationweek.com Joe Pries Textron Aviation, University Of Dubuque Sign Multiyear Deal http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/textron-aviation-university-dubuque-sign-multiyear-deal <div class="node-body article-body">Textron Aviation has signed a multiyear agreement with the University of Dubuque. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/textron-aviation-university-dubuque-sign-multiyear-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/textron-aviation-university-dubuque-sign-multiyear-deal#comments AWIN_BizAv AWIN North America Business Aviation Top Stories Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:28:00 +0000 1584941 at http://aviationweek.com Manned Spy Planes Here To Stay, AFSOC Chief Says http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/manned-spy-planes-here-stay-afsoc-chief-says <div class="node-body article-body">As it begins an assessment of potential replacements for the U-28A spy plane, the Air Force Special Operation Command says manned intelligence-gathering platforms are here to stay, despite the rise of remotely piloted UAVs. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/manned-spy-planes-here-stay-afsoc-chief-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/manned-spy-planes-here-stay-afsoc-chief-says#comments AWIN_Defense Programs AWIN North America Top Story - Home Defense Top Stories Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:41:00 +0000 1584731 at http://aviationweek.com The Pilatus PC-12-base U-28A is a custom-built surveillance aircraft belonging to AFSOC's light tactical fixed-wing fleet: U.S. Air Force Immigration Bypass Aids InterCaribbean’s Traffic Flow http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/immigration-bypass-aids-intercaribbean-s-traffic-flow <div class="node-body article-body">A new immigration bypass at Providenciales International Airport in the Turks and Caicos Islands is helping InterCaribbean Airways achieve its goal of becoming a larger connecting airline in the region.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/immigration-bypass-aids-intercaribbean-s-traffic-flow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/immigration-bypass-aids-intercaribbean-s-traffic-flow#comments AWIN_Commercial Airlines AWIN Commercial Aviation Top Stories Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:30:00 +0000 1584691 at http://aviationweek.com Russia, UAE To Partner On Fighter Development http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/russia-uae-partner-fighter-development <div class="node-body article-body">Russia and the United Arab Emirates will partner on the development of a new fighter aircraft reportedly based on the MiG-29. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/russia-uae-partner-fighter-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/russia-uae-partner-fighter-development#comments AWIN_Defense Programs AWIN Middle East Defense Top Stories Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:00:00 +0000 1584811 at http://aviationweek.com MiG-29 Air India Finances More 787s http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/air-india-finances-more-787s <div class="node-body article-body">Air India has invited offers for sale and leaseback of two more Boeing 787-800s, at a price of $125 million for each aircraft.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/air-india-finances-more-787s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/air-india-finances-more-787s#comments AWIN_Commercial Airlines AWIN Top Story - Home Commercial Aviation Top Stories Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:34:00 +0000 1584681 at http://aviationweek.com Boeing U.S., Russia Lead Arms Exports As China Grows, Study Says http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/us-russia-lead-arms-exports-china-grows-study-says <div class="node-body article-body">High-technology weaponry is keeping the U.S. atop the global arms sales race, independent trackers said in their latest long-term summary.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/us-russia-lead-arms-exports-china-grows-study-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/us-russia-lead-arms-exports-china-grows-study-says#comments AWIN_Defense Funding & Policy AWIN Global North America Defense Top Stories Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:29:00 +0000 1584761 at http://aviationweek.com Norwegian’s Next Move: Midsize U.S. Cities http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/norwegian-s-next-move-midsize-us-cities <div class="field-byline"> Alan Dron </div> <div class="node-body article-body">LCC Norwegian is planning to open up transatlantic services from several midsized U.S. cities that do not have European flights, CEO Bjorn Kjos said Feb.20.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/norwegian-s-next-move-midsize-us-cities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/norwegian-s-next-move-midsize-us-cities#comments AWIN_Commercial Airlines AWIN Top Story - Home Commercial Aviation Top Stories Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:48:00 +0000 1584591 at http://aviationweek.com Norwegian NASA’s Juno To Stick With 53-Day Jupiter Orbit http://aviationweek.com/awinspace/nasa-s-juno-stick-53-day-jupiter-orbit <div class="node-body article-body">NASA’s Science Mission Directorate has elected to maintain the $1.13 billion Juno mission spacecraft at Jupiter in its current 53-day orbit rather than attempt a once-planned propulsive maneuver that would cut the orbital period to 14 days but introduce unwanted risk.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awinspace/nasa-s-juno-stick-53-day-jupiter-orbit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awinspace/nasa-s-juno-stick-53-day-jupiter-orbit#comments AWIN_Space Programs AWIN North America Space Top Stories Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:57:00 +0000 1584581 at http://aviationweek.com NASA Air France Pilots Approve Long-Haul LCC http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/air-france-pilots-approve-long-haul-lcc <div class="node-body article-body">PARIS—Air France pilots have approved in principle the carrier’s plan to create a low-cost, long-haul airline (Boost) to drive growth.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/air-france-pilots-approve-long-haul-lcc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/air-france-pilots-approve-long-haul-lcc#comments AWIN_Commercial Airlines AWIN Top Story - Home Commercial Aviation Top Stories Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:37:00 +0000 1584491 at http://aviationweek.com Air France MRO JV Aims For 300 Annual Shop Visits By 2020 http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/mro-jv-aims-300-annual-shop-visits-2020 <div class="node-body article-body">Lufthansa Technik and MTU Aero Engines are to set up a 50-50 joint venture company for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of Pratt & Whitney PW1000G-family geared turbofan engines.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/mro-jv-aims-300-annual-shop-visits-2020" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/mro-jv-aims-300-annual-shop-visits-2020#comments AWIN_Commercial MRO AWIN Commercial Aviation Top Stories MRO Top Stories Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:13:00 +0000 1584481 at http://aviationweek.com India Tests Cryogenic Stage For Launch of GSLV Mk. 3 http://aviationweek.com/awinspace/india-tests-cryogenic-stage-launch-gslv-mk-3 <div class="node-body article-body">India has conducted the final test of its indigenously developed cryogenic rocket stage prior to its operational debut aboard the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) Mk. 3 rocket in the coming months.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awinspace/india-tests-cryogenic-stage-launch-gslv-mk-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awinspace/india-tests-cryogenic-stage-launch-gslv-mk-3#comments AWIN_Space Programs Asia Pacific AWIN Space Top Stories Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:00:00 +0000 1584791 at http://aviationweek.com Hawaiian Signs On For More Trent 700s, TotalCare Support http://aviationweek.com/mro/hawaiian-signs-more-trent-700s-totalcare-support <div class="field-byline"> James Pozzi </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><img src="http://www.mro-network.com/sites/mro-network.com/files/styles/tax_top_stories_2_3_standard/public/trent700photorolls-royce0.jpg?itok=_dyQ3RuL" /><br /><p>Hawaiian Airlines has placed an order for Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines to power an additional Airbus A330 aircraft, with maintenance for the turbofans covered by the British engine maker&rsquo;s TotalCare offering.</p> <p>The airline currently operates 23 A330s powered by Rolls-Royce, with the engines also covered by its TotalCare aftermarket services package.</p></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/mro/hawaiian-signs-more-trent-700s-totalcare-support" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/mro/hawaiian-signs-more-trent-700s-totalcare-support#comments MRO MRO Top Stories Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:13:00 +0000 1584501 at http://aviationweek.com Etihad Airways Engineering To Perform Kenya Airways 787 Maintenance http://aviationweek.com/mro/etihad-airways-engineering-perform-kenya-airways-787-maintenance <div class="field-byline"> James Pozzi </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Etihad Airways Engineering, the maintenance division of the Abu-Dhabi based airline group, has signed a contract with Kenya Airways to carry out mandatory checks on its Boeing 787-8 fleet. The first of six scheduled Boeing 787 C-checks will begin this month at its facility in the UAE, with the final check scheduled for October 2017.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/mro/etihad-airways-engineering-perform-kenya-airways-787-maintenance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/mro/etihad-airways-engineering-perform-kenya-airways-787-maintenance#comments MRO MRO Top Stories Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:38:00 +0000 1584511 at http://aviationweek.com