Aviation Week - Aerospace Defense, Business & Commercial News http://aviationweek.com/rss.xml en Selected Aerospace and Defense Contracts for the Week of Oct. 14-17, 2014 http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/selected-aerospace-and-defense-contracts-week-oct-14-17-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Selected aerospace and defense contracts for the week of Oct. 14-17, 2014.</strong></p> <p>Selected aerospace and defense contracts for <strong>Oct. 14, 2014</strong></p> <p><strong>U.S. NAVY</strong></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/selected-aerospace-and-defense-contracts-week-oct-14-17-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/selected-aerospace-and-defense-contracts-week-oct-14-17-2014#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Contracts North America Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:31:00 +0000 1206821 at http://aviationweek.com U.S. Navy Tests Prep LCS Crews For Fire Scout http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/us-navy-tests-prep-lcs-crews-fire-scout-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Sailors aboard LCS 4 USS Coronado conducted more tests with the MQ-8B Fire Scout Vertical Take-Off and Landing Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (VTUAV) earlier this month to further familiarize the crew with operating unmanned aircraft, verify and expand the launch and recovery envelopes and identify opportunities to expand those operational limits, the U.S. Navy says.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/us-navy-tests-prep-lcs-crews-fire-scout-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/us-navy-tests-prep-lcs-crews-fire-scout-0#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Programs North America Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:31:00 +0000 1206811 at http://aviationweek.com Mars Spacecraft Survive Comet; Next Up, Science http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/mars-spacecraft-survive-comet-next-science-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The comet Siding Spring 2013 whizzed past Mars on Oct. 19, leaving the constellation of scientific spacecraft orbiting the planet undamaged and beginning to transmit the scientific take from their unprecedented close encounter with an Oort Cloud object.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/mars-spacecraft-survive-comet-next-science-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/mars-spacecraft-survive-comet-next-science-0#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Programs Global Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:31:00 +0000 1206801 at http://aviationweek.com Russian Helicopters Flies Fourth Prototype Mi-38 http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/russian-helicopters-flies-fourth-prototype-mi-38-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>LONDON &mdash;</strong> Russian Helicopters has completed ground tests and the first flight of the fourth prototype of its Mi-38 heavy helicopter.</p> <p>The first flight took place at the Kazan Helicopters flight test center in Tatarstan, the state-owned company announced in October. Pictures of the flight are dated Oct. 16.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/russian-helicopters-flies-fourth-prototype-mi-38-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/russian-helicopters-flies-fourth-prototype-mi-38-0#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Programs Europe Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:31:00 +0000 1206791 at http://aviationweek.com MDA Inches Forward On UAV Target Cueing http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/mda-inches-forward-uav-target-cueing-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) says its Oct. 17 non-intercept test dubbed FTX-20 was successful at demonstrating that data from airborne unmanned aircraft can be suitable for cueing interceptors in future engagements.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/mda-inches-forward-uav-target-cueing-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/mda-inches-forward-uav-target-cueing-0#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Programs North America Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:31:00 +0000 1206781 at http://aviationweek.com Upgraded Typhoons Enter U.K. Service http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/upgraded-typhoons-enter-uk-service-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>LONDON &mdash;</strong> Fifteen U.K. Royal Air Force (RAF) Eurofighter Typhoons have been upgraded with new hardware and software by BAE Systems, giving the aircraft new ground attack capabilities.</p> <p>The Phase 1 Enhancements (P1E) is part of the RAF&rsquo;s and Eurofighter consortium&rsquo;s road map for the aircraft, which will give the type the ability to use precision-guided munitions and air-to-air combat modes at the same time.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/upgraded-typhoons-enter-uk-service-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/upgraded-typhoons-enter-uk-service-0#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Programs Europe Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:31:00 +0000 1206771 at http://aviationweek.com Intevac Awaits Apache Contract, F-35 Testing http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/intevac-awaits-apache-contract-f-35-testing-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Intevac, the company building a new night vision camera for F-35 pilots, is expecting its next production lot of work for its Apache helicopter digital night vision equipment.</p> <p>The company is planning to submit its proposal soon with a contract award next year for the digital ISIE-11 night vision system, says Drew Brugal, Intevac executive vice president.&nbsp;</p> <p>The company has already delivered the first lot of 88 systems; deliveries are now underway in Lot 2. It was selected by the Army last year.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/intevac-awaits-apache-contract-f-35-testing-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/intevac-awaits-apache-contract-f-35-testing-0#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Programs North America Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:31:00 +0000 1206761 at http://aviationweek.com U.S. Army Seeking Self-Navigation Capabilities For Pseudolites http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/us-army-seeking-self-navigation-capabilities-pseudolites <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The U.S. Army is conducting market research for technologies that will allow a network of &ldquo;pseudolites&rdquo; to take over the role of the GPS constellation for navigation purposes when jamming interrupts services.</p> <p>Located on trucks, combat vehicles or unmanned aircraft, the pseudolites would transmit signals that are similar to GPS and would be picked up by users equipped with GPS receivers who have software modifications.&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/us-army-seeking-self-navigation-capabilities-pseudolites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/us-army-seeking-self-navigation-capabilities-pseudolites#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Technology North America Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:31:00 +0000 1206751 at http://aviationweek.com Sierra Nevada Seeks To Have Commercial Crew Stop-Work Reinstated http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/sierra-nevada-seeks-have-commercial-crew-stop-work-reinstated <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong style="font-size: 13px;">Sierra Nevada</strong><span style="font-size: 13px;"> isn&rsquo;t giving up on its Dream Chaser commercial space crew vehicle. With billions at stake, the company has asked the U.S.&nbsp; Court of Federal Claims to force NASA to reimpose the stop-work order the space agency initially set against Boeing and SpaceX after Sierra Nevada formally protested being shut out of the Commercial Crew Transportation Capability (CCtCap) award. NASA lifted the order Oct. 9 on grounds a delay in developing a U.S.</span></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/sierra-nevada-seeks-have-commercial-crew-stop-work-reinstated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/sierra-nevada-seeks-have-commercial-crew-stop-work-reinstated#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN In Brief North America Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:31:00 +0000 1206741 at http://aviationweek.com Russia, China Approach Su-35 Deal http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/russia-china-approach-su-35-deal-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>MOSCOW/BEIJING &mdash;</strong><strong> A deal for China to buy Sukhoi Su-35s, under negotiation for several years, looks like it is going through.</strong></p> <p>Russian Vice Premier Dmitry Rogozin says the partners may sign a deal in November. &ldquo;There will be a meeting of joint [Russo-Chinese] commission on military-technical cooperation in November. I think they will solve this issue there,&rdquo; the Interfax-AVN news agency quotes Rogozin as saying.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/russia-china-approach-su-35-deal-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/russia-china-approach-su-35-deal-0#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Programs Asia Pacific Europe Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:31:00 +0000 1206731 at http://aviationweek.com SpeedNews Defense & Space http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-9 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>LOCKHEED MARTIN</strong> delivered first Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) instrument for NOAA&rsquo;s GOES-R weather satellites. Integration of the tornado-warning sensor is taking place at company&rsquo;s Denver facilities; launch expected in early 2016.</p> <p><strong>MERCURY SYSTEMS INC. </strong>appointed Michael Ruppert senior vice president for strategy and corporate development.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-9" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-9#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN SpeedNews Defense & Space Global Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:31:00 +0000 1206721 at http://aviationweek.com Lufthansa Faces More Severe Strike Action http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/lufthansa-faces-more-severe-strike-action-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Lufthansa&rsquo;s pilots extended their strike planning to include long-haul services on Tuesday, forcing widespread cancellations of many Lufthansa-branded flights.</p> <p>The airline was forced to cancel about two-thirds of the 2,100 takeoffs scheduled for Monday afternoon and Tuesday evening.&nbsp;</p> <p>Pilot union Vereinigung Cockpit initially planned to call to strike only pilots of Embraers, Boeing 737s and Airbus A320-family aircraft, but later added the entire long-haul fleet.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/lufthansa-faces-more-severe-strike-action-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/lufthansa-faces-more-severe-strike-action-0#comments AWIN ONLY Airlines AWIN Europe Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:27:00 +0000 1206711 at http://aviationweek.com Delta Connection Evolution Stressing Mainline-like Experience http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/delta-connection-evolution-stressing-mainline-experience-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>As Delta Air Lines continues to retire 50-seat jets from its regional aircraft fleet, the carrier is deploying myriad strategies aimed at ensuring flights on all Delta Connection partners replicate the mainline experience as much as possible, a key executive said in an interview.&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/delta-connection-evolution-stressing-mainline-experience-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/delta-connection-evolution-stressing-mainline-experience-0#comments AWIN ONLY Airlines AWIN North America Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:27:00 +0000 1206701 at http://aviationweek.com Newark Liberty International (EWR) Summary Data (U.S. Flights Only) http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/newark-liberty-international-ewr-summary-data-us-flights-only <div class="field-byline"> Bureau of Transportation Statistics </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><table cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p><strong>Newark Liberty International (EWR) Summary Data</strong></p> <p><strong>(U.S. Flights Only)</strong></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p>Passengers(000)</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p>Arrival</p> </td> <td> <p>11,439</p> </td> <td> <p>11,802</p> </td> <td> <p>3.17%</p> </td> <td> <p>19</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p>Departures</p> </td> <td> <p>11,497</p> </td> <td> <p>11,829</p></td></tr></tbody></table></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/newark-liberty-international-ewr-summary-data-us-flights-only" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/newark-liberty-international-ewr-summary-data-us-flights-only#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN DataWatch North America Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:27:00 +0000 1206691 at http://aviationweek.com Hong Kong Access Eased For Philippine Carriers http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/hong-kong-access-eased-philippine-carriers-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Airlines in the Philippines will be able to boost their services to Hong Kong under a new air services agreement between the two governments.</p> <p>The current agreement allots to Philippine carriers 15,000 seats weekly on Hong Kong-Manila routes; under the new deal, this allocation will double. There will be no restriction on flights departing cities other than Manila. Both Philippine Airlines (PAL) and low-cost carrier (LCC) Cebu Pacific have multiple daily flights to Hong Kong, mainly from Manila.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/hong-kong-access-eased-philippine-carriers-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/hong-kong-access-eased-philippine-carriers-0#comments AWIN ONLY Airlines AWIN Asia Pacific Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:27:00 +0000 1206681 at http://aviationweek.com Qatar Airways To Introduce A350 On Frankfurt Route http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/qatar-airways-introduce-a350-frankfurt-route-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Qatar Airways will launch Airbus A350-900 service on its Doha-Frankfurt route in January.</p> <p>The airline will use the aircraft first on the Flight QR67 and QR68 daily services and will also move them to the second daily Frankfurt service&mdash;QR69 and QR70&mdash;shortly afterwards.</p> <p>The two daily Frankfurt flights are currently flown by a mix of aircraft, including Airbus A330s as well as Boeing 777s and 787s.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/qatar-airways-introduce-a350-frankfurt-route-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/qatar-airways-introduce-a350-frankfurt-route-0#comments AWIN ONLY Airlines AWIN Europe Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:27:00 +0000 1206671 at http://aviationweek.com Mitsubishi Rolls Out MRJ, Plans 2015 First Flight http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/mitsubishi-rolls-out-mrj-plans-2015-first-flight <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>NAGOYA, Japan</strong>&mdash;The first Mitsubishi Aircraft MRJ flight-test aircraft, unveiled Oct. 18, will undergo about six months of ground evaluations before taking to the air in the second quarter of 2015.</p> <p>The second flight-test aircraft is coming together much faster than the first, final assembly of which began a year ago, said a Mitsubishi Aircraft executive. Airframe-contractor Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), the manufacturing contractor to developer Mitsubishi Aircraft, built a static strength-test airframe before the first flight-test unit.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/mitsubishi-rolls-out-mrj-plans-2015-first-flight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/mitsubishi-rolls-out-mrj-plans-2015-first-flight#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Manufacturers Asia Pacific Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:27:00 +0000 1206661 at http://aviationweek.com DOT Fines Cathay Pacific For Fare-Advertising Violations http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/dot-fines-cathay-pacific-fare-advertising-violations <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Cathay Pacific Airways will pay $130,000 within 30 days to the U.S. government to settle claims it failed to properly advertise some fares to U.S. customers, marking the carrier&rsquo;s first-ever civil penalty to the Transportation Department (DOT).</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/dot-fines-cathay-pacific-fare-advertising-violations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/dot-fines-cathay-pacific-fare-advertising-violations#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Regulatory/Legislative North America Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:27:00 +0000 1206651 at http://aviationweek.com Airframers Eye Honeywell Smart Maintenance Tools http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/airframers-eye-honeywell-smart-maintenance-tools-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A regional aircraft manufacturer will be the launch customer for a new family of maintenance applications and Wi-Fi-equipped hardware components which Honeywell will begin deploying next year. The project includes the installation of Data Lan Management Units (DLMU-W) in a family of regional aircraft, along with subscriptions to the first in a series of Honeywell &ldquo;My-Maintainer&rdquo; iPad applications. My-Maintainer will be offered by Honeywell through its Global Data Center.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/airframers-eye-honeywell-smart-maintenance-tools-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/airframers-eye-honeywell-smart-maintenance-tools-0#comments AWIN ONLY Airframers/Suppliers AWIN North America Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:27:00 +0000 1206641 at http://aviationweek.com Airport Profile: Newark Liberty International (EWR) http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/airport-profile-newark-liberty-international-ewr <div class="field-byline"> Bureau of Transportation Statistics </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/10/avd_10_21_2014_cht.pdf">View the PDF</a></p> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" style="width:448px;" width="336"> <colgroup> <col /> <col span="2" /> <col /> <col /> </colgroup> <tbody> <tr height="13"> <td colspan="5" height="13" style="height:17px;width:448px;"> <p><span style="font-size: 12px;">Summary Data (U.S Fllights Only)</span></p></td></tr></tbody></table></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/airport-profile-newark-liberty-international-ewr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/airport-profile-newark-liberty-international-ewr#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Industry Data chart North America Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:27:00 +0000 1206631 at http://aviationweek.com Aerospace Daily & Defense Report, October 21, 2014 http://aviationweek.com/aerospace-daily-defense-report/2014-10-21 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"></div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Volume 250, Issue 12</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">Tue, 2014-10-21</span> </div> <div class="field-volume"> <span>Volume:&nbsp;</span> 250 </div> <div class="field-number"> <span>Number:&nbsp;</span> 12 </div> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 04:00:00 +0000 1203601 at http://aviationweek.com Aviation Daily, October 21, 2014 http://aviationweek.com/aviation-daily/2014-10-21 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"></div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Volume 399, Issue 12</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">Tue, 2014-10-21</span> </div> <div class="field-volume"> <span>Volume:&nbsp;</span> 399 </div> <div class="field-number"> <span>Number:&nbsp;</span> 12 </div> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 04:00:00 +0000 1203451 at http://aviationweek.com Honeywell Improves Long-Term Market Outlook Despite Short-Term Dip http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/honeywell-improves-long-term-market-outlook-despite-short-term-dip <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/10/bav_10_20_2014_honeywell.pdf">/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/10/bav_10_20_2014_honeywell.pdf</a></p> <p>Despite a dip in near-term purchase expectations, Honeywell Aerospace believes new aircraft models and long-term regional growth will help create a market for 9,450 new business jets valued at $280 billion through 2024.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/honeywell-improves-long-term-market-outlook-despite-short-term-dip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/honeywell-improves-long-term-market-outlook-despite-short-term-dip#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Forecasts/Industry Data chart Global Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:34:00 +0000 1205841 at http://aviationweek.com Gulfstream G500 and G600 Specifications http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/gulfstream-g500-and-g600-specifications <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/10/bav_10_20_2014_gulfstream.pdf">/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/10/bav_10_20_2014_gulfstream.pdf</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/gulfstream-g500-and-g600-specifications#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Forecasts/Industry Data chart North America Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:34:00 +0000 1205831 at http://aviationweek.com Upcoming Events http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/upcoming-events-109 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong style="font-size: 13px;">Oct. 21&ndash;23</strong><span style="font-size: 13px;">&mdash;NBAA 2014 Business Aviation Convention &amp; Exhibition (NBAA2014), Orlando, Fla., (703) 783-9000, (703) 783-9000, www.nbaa.org</span></p> <p><strong>Oct. 22-24</strong>&mdash;20th Annual Cargo Aircraft Sysmposium, Fontainbleau Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida, <a href="http://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1418087" title="www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1418087">www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1418087</a></p> <p><strong>Oct. 27-29</strong>&mdash;23rd AVSEC World, Grand Hyatt Hotel, Washington, D,C., <a href="http://www.iata.org/events/Pages/avsec.aspx" title="www.iata.org/events/Pages/avsec.aspx">www.iata.org/events/Pages/avsec.aspx</a></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/upcoming-events-109" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/upcoming-events-109#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Calendar Global Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:34:00 +0000 1205821 at http://aviationweek.com Appointments http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/appointments-22 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>HERB CHAHAL</strong> has joined <strong>Jet Aviation Singapore</strong> as sales director, Asia. Chahal is a 38-year industry veteran, the past 20 of which were spent with Bombardier. There he helped plan, establish and develop regional offices in the Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Africa, India and Australia. Most recently he was regional manager for Bombardier Business Aircraft &ndash; Customer Support in the Asia and Australasia regions.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/appointments-22" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/appointments-22#comments AWIN ONLY Appointments AWIN North America Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:34:00 +0000 1205811 at http://aviationweek.com Advertisement: Publisher / Sales Director -- Publisher / Sales Director http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/advertisement-publisher-sales-director-publisher-sales-director-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Publisher / Sales Director</strong></p> <p><em>Business &amp; Commercial Aviation</em> is currently seeking a Publisher / Sales Director to lead this prestigious brand. Contact Frank Craven at&nbsp;frank.craven@penton.com&nbsp;or (913) 967-1729.&nbsp;</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/advertisement-publisher-sales-director-publisher-sales-director-0#comments AWIN ONLY advertisement Advertisement AWIN North America Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:34:00 +0000 1205801 at http://aviationweek.com Airworthiness Directives http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/airworthiness-directives-22 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>AIRBUS HELICOPTERS</strong> Model EC130B4 helicopters [Docket No. FAA-2014-0757; Directorate Identifier 2014-SW-030-AD; Amendment 39-17988; AD 2014-20-15] &ndash; supersedes AD 2012-02-13, which required inspecting certain areas of the tailboom/Fenestron junction frame for a crack. This AD retains the requirements of AD 2012-02-13, expands the inspection area of the junction frame, and reduces the repetitive inspection interval.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/airworthiness-directives-22" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/airworthiness-directives-22#comments AWIN ONLY Airworthiness Directives AWIN Global Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:34:00 +0000 1205791 at http://aviationweek.com Business Aviation Brief: ICG Wins FAA OK For eRouter On Falcon 900 http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/business-aviation-brief-icg-wins-faa-ok-erouter-falcon-900 <div class="node-body article-body"><div> International Communications Group (ICG), working with Chicago Jet Group, secured U.S. FAA supplemental type certification for its eRouter aircraft data management system on Dassault Falcon 900 aircraft. ICG was additionally awarded parts manufacturing authority for the ERT-120 eRouter. The eRouter provides connections for electronic flight pages, personal computers, tablets and smart phones, providing access to numerous communications networks such as Inmarsat, Swift Broadband and Iridium. The eRouter also provides 4GLTE GSM (global system for mobile) cellular service.</div></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/business-aviation-brief-icg-wins-faa-ok-erouter-falcon-900" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/business-aviation-brief-icg-wins-faa-ok-erouter-falcon-900#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Business Aviation Briefs North America Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:34:00 +0000 1205781 at http://aviationweek.com Business Aviation Brief: Nextant Aerospace Delivers First 400XTi To U.K. Customer http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/business-aviation-brief-nextant-aerospace-delivers-first-400xti-uk-customer <div class="node-body article-body"><div> Nextant Aerospace delivered its first 400XTi to a customer in the U.K. The aircraft will be operated by SaxonAir in Norwich. The aircraft is the seventh to be delivered to Europe, and is averaging in excess of 80-90 hr. per month in charter operations there. Nextant is hoping to capitalize on a growing interest in remanufacturing in the U.K. The company estimates that the value of the remanufacturing industry in the U.K. has reached &pound;2.4 billion, with the potential of growing to &pound;5.6 billion.&nbsp;</div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/business-aviation-brief-nextant-aerospace-delivers-first-400xti-uk-customer#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Business Aviation Briefs Europe Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:34:00 +0000 1205771 at http://aviationweek.com