Aviation Week - Aerospace Defense, Business & Commercial News http://aviationweek.com/rss.xml en Pilot Shortage | Northrop Nabs Orbital http://aviationweek.com/pilot-shortage-northrop-nabs-orbital <div class="field-content-source"> <span>Content Source:&nbsp;</span> <a href="/aviation-week-space-technology">Aviation Week &amp; Space Technology</a> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"> </fieldset> <div class="node-body curated_topic-body"></div> <div class="field-image-roundup"> <span>Roundup Cover Image:&nbsp;</span> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_roundup" width="595" height="595" alt="" src="http://aviationweek.com/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2017/09/AW_09_25_2017_RoundupCover.jpg?1506034546" /> </div> AWIN ONLY Roundups Mon, 25 Sep 2017 21:34:00 +0000 1689161 at http://aviationweek.com Aviation Week & Space Technology, September 25, 2017 http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/2017-09-25 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"></div> <div class="field-desc"> <p><strong>September 25, 2017 volume 179 issue 38</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</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">Mon, 2017-09-25</span> </div> <div class="field-volume"> <span>Volume:&nbsp;</span> 179 </div> <div class="field-number"> <span>Number:&nbsp;</span> 38 </div> </fieldset> Mon, 25 Sep 2017 04:00:00 +0000 1619111 at http://aviationweek.com Defense Authorization Tees Up Space Corps Fight http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/defense-authorization-tees-space-corps-fight <div class="node-body article-body">The Senate’s version of the fiscal 2017 defense authorization bill sets up a showdown over the controversial proposal to create a Space Corps.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/defense-authorization-tees-space-corps-fight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/defense-authorization-tees-space-corps-fight#comments AWIN ONLY In Brief AWIN North America Fri, 22 Sep 2017 23:32:00 +0000 1689281 at http://aviationweek.com SpeedNews Defense & Space http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-738 <div class="node-body article-body">RUSSIA test launched Yars ICBM Sept. 20 from Plesetsk.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-738" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-738#comments AWIN ONLY SpeedNews Defense & Space AWIN Global Fri, 22 Sep 2017 23:32:00 +0000 1689271 at http://aviationweek.com All Majors Fuel Cost 2016/2017 http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/all-majors-fuel-cost-20162017-0 <div class="node-body article-body">View the All Majors Fuel Cost 2016/2017 chart in PDF format.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/all-majors-fuel-cost-20162017-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/all-majors-fuel-cost-20162017-0#comments AWIN ONLY Forecasts/Industry Data AWIN Global Fri, 22 Sep 2017 22:56:00 +0000 1689251 at http://aviationweek.com Global Jet Fuel Prices As of September 21, 2017 http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/global-jet-fuel-prices-september-21-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">View the Global Jet Fuel Prices As of September 21, 2017 chart in PDF format.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/global-jet-fuel-prices-september-21-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/global-jet-fuel-prices-september-21-2017#comments AWIN ONLY Fuel Watch AWIN Global Fri, 22 Sep 2017 22:56:00 +0000 1689241 at http://aviationweek.com Pilot Shortage May Force U.S. Air Force To Outsource Training http://aviationweek.com/defense/pilot-shortage-may-force-us-air-force-outsource-training <div class="field-deck"> Facing shortage, U.S. Air Force weighs contracting out training </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The service considers contracting out initial pilot training to universities and private companies.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/pilot-shortage-may-force-us-air-force-outsource-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/pilot-shortage-may-force-us-air-force-outsource-training#comments Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AWST-Defense38 Pilots AWST North America Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:20:00 +0000 1689121 at http://aviationweek.com Master Sgt. Benjamin Wilson /U.S. Air Force U.S. Air Force Priority: Get A Budget http://aviationweek.com/defense/us-air-force-priority-get-budget <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In this week’s Washington Outlook: Continued delays could impact precision weapons buys, T-X contract award, new nominees to the Export-Import Bank and the fate of the Space Corps.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/us-air-force-priority-get-budget" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/us-air-force-priority-get-budget#comments Washington Outlook Aviation Week & Space Technology Defense AWST-Defense38 Washington Outlook AWST North America Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:15:00 +0000 1689221 at http://aviationweek.com Kristan Campbell/U.S. Air Force ‘Helicopter With Wings’ Aims For Surveillance Market http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/helicopter-wings-aims-surveillance-market <div class="field-deck"> A good-looker from Down Under </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The purpose-built Seeker is a bug-eyed, butt-ugly beauty.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/helicopter-wings-aims-surveillance-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/helicopter-wings-aims-surveillance-market#comments Inside Business Aviation Aviation Week & Space Technology Business Aviation Technology AWST-BusinessAviation38 Inside Business Aviation AWST Global Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:10:00 +0000 1688871 at http://aviationweek.com Seeker Aircraft Opinion: Have Jetliners Escaped The Boom-Bust Cycle? http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-have-jetliners-escaped-boom-bust-cycle <div class="field-deck"> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Commercial aviation has enjoyed strong growth since 2004, and OEMs plan to continue the trend through 2019 at least. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-have-jetliners-escaped-boom-bust-cycle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/opinion-have-jetliners-escaped-boom-bust-cycle#comments Up Front Aviation Week & Space Technology Commercial Aviation AWST-CommercialAviation38 Up Front AWST Global Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:05:00 +0000 1688801 at http://aviationweek.com Yingling Aviation Joins Raisbeck Dealer Network http://aviationweek.com/bca/yingling-aviation-joins-raisbeck-dealer-network <div class="node-body article-body">Yingling Aviation, a general aviation services provider in Wichita, has joined Raisbeck Engineering's network of authorized dealers. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/yingling-aviation-joins-raisbeck-dealer-network" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/yingling-aviation-joins-raisbeck-dealer-network#comments BCA Intelligence BCA North America photograph Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:02:00 +0000 1686781 at http://aviationweek.com Gulfstream G280 Fleet Hits 100,000 Flight Hours http://aviationweek.com/bca/gulfstream-g280-fleet-hits-100000-flight-hours <div class="node-body article-body">Gulfstream Aerospace's fleet of G280 super-midsize business jets has accumulated more than 100,000 flight hours in less than five years. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/gulfstream-g280-fleet-hits-100000-flight-hours" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/gulfstream-g280-fleet-hits-100000-flight-hours#comments BCA Intelligence Global BCA photograph Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:02:00 +0000 1686771 at http://aviationweek.com Crystal 777-200 Twinjet Joins Offshore Registry http://aviationweek.com/bca/crystal-777-200-twinjet-joins-offshore-registry <div class="node-body article-body">Crystal Skye, a VIP Boeing 777-200L, was delivered Aug. 1 to Crystal AirCruises, marking an expansion by Crystal Cruises into special-interest aerial charters with a focus on the Asia market. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/crystal-777-200-twinjet-joins-offshore-registry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/crystal-777-200-twinjet-joins-offshore-registry#comments BCA Intelligence Latin America/Caribbean BCA Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:02:00 +0000 1686761 at http://aviationweek.com Pilatus PC-6 Production To End In 2019 http://aviationweek.com/bca/pilatus-pc-6-production-end-2019 <div class="node-body article-body">Pilatus is ceasing production of its PC-6 Porter multirole aircraft, which has been produced without interruption since 1959. Production will end in early 2019.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/pilatus-pc-6-production-end-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/pilatus-pc-6-production-end-2019#comments BCA Intelligence Europe BCA photograph Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:02:00 +0000 1686751 at http://aviationweek.com Marenco Swiss Helicopters Ramps Up Development http://aviationweek.com/bca/marenco-swiss-helicopters-ramps-development <div class="node-body article-body">With firm orders for 12 of its new SKYe SH09 rotorcraft and letters of interest for about 100 more, Marenco Swiss Helicopters recently began flying its third prototype and anticipates adding a fourth to the certification program in early 2018.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/marenco-swiss-helicopters-ramps-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/marenco-swiss-helicopters-ramps-development#comments BCA Intelligence Europe BCA photograph Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:02:00 +0000 1686741 at http://aviationweek.com Gulfstream Aerospace Launches Connectivity Service Program http://aviationweek.com/bca/gulfstream-aerospace-launches-connectivity-service-program <div class="node-body article-body">Gulfstream Aerospace is launching a Connectivity Service program, which includes a bundled suite of inflight internet, voice and entertainment offerings for Gulfstream operators. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/gulfstream-aerospace-launches-connectivity-service-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/gulfstream-aerospace-launches-connectivity-service-program#comments BCA Intelligence BCA North America Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:02:00 +0000 1686731 at http://aviationweek.com Caverton Signs For Eight Bell 407 GXP Helicopters http://aviationweek.com/bca/caverton-signs-eight-bell-407-gxp-helicopters <div class="node-body article-body">Caverton Helicopters, a subsidiary of Caverton Offshore Support Group in Lagos, Nigeria, has signed for eight Bell 407 GXP helicopters along with Customer Advantage Plans support for them. Deliveries are scheduled to begin later this year.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/caverton-signs-eight-bell-407-gxp-helicopters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/caverton-signs-eight-bell-407-gxp-helicopters#comments BCA Africa Intelligence BCA photograph Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:02:00 +0000 1686721 at http://aviationweek.com Continental Motors Invests In Alabama Headquarters http://aviationweek.com/bca/continental-motors-invests-alabama-headquarters <div class="node-body article-body">Continental Motors Group has signed a letter of intent to develop its new $25 million, 250,000-sq.-ft. headquarters and manufacturing facility at the Mobile, Alabama, Aeroplex.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/continental-motors-invests-alabama-headquarters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/continental-motors-invests-alabama-headquarters#comments BCA Intelligence BCA North America photograph Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:02:00 +0000 1686711 at http://aviationweek.com Toby Neugebuer Launch Customer For Nextant’s Challenger 604XT http://aviationweek.com/bca/toby-neugebuer-launch-customer-nextant-s-challenger-604xt <div class="node-body article-body">Houston billionaire and businessman Toby Neugebuer is the launch customer for Nextant Aerospace's Challenger 604XT, featuring a Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion flight deck. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/toby-neugebuer-launch-customer-nextant-s-challenger-604xt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/toby-neugebuer-launch-customer-nextant-s-challenger-604xt#comments BCA Intelligence BCA North America photograph Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:02:00 +0000 1686701 at http://aviationweek.com Lower Usage Causing Closures For RCO Network http://aviationweek.com/bca/lower-usage-causing-closures-rco-network <div class="node-body article-body">The increasingly ubiquitous weather information now available to pilots in flight is largely behind an FAA move to decommission 30% of the approximately 2,100 remote communications outlets (RCOs) used to provide mostly general aviation pilots with weather and advisory information.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/lower-usage-causing-closures-rco-network" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/lower-usage-causing-closures-rco-network#comments BCA Intelligence BCA North America Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:02:00 +0000 1686691 at http://aviationweek.com Los Angeles County Buys Two Firefighting Helicopters http://aviationweek.com/bca/los-angeles-county-buys-two-firefighting-helicopters <div class="node-body article-body">Prompted by a brutal 2016 wildfire season, Los Angeles County has purchased two Sikorsky S-70i helicopters for conversion to Firehawk firefighting and other missions. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/los-angeles-county-buys-two-firefighting-helicopters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/los-angeles-county-buys-two-firefighting-helicopters#comments BCA Intelligence BCA North America photograph Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:02:00 +0000 1686681 at http://aviationweek.com Readers' Feedback (October 2017) Letters To The Editor http://aviationweek.com/bca/readers-feedback-october-2017-letters-editor <div class="node-body article-body">Readers' Feedback (October 2017) Letters To The Editor </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/readers-feedback-october-2017-letters-editor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/readers-feedback-october-2017-letters-editor#comments BCA Readers’ Feedback BCA North America photograph Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:02:00 +0000 1686671 at http://aviationweek.com VistaJet Launches VistaJet Direct Digital Membership App http://aviationweek.com/bca/vistajet-launches-vistajet-direct-digital-membership-app <div class="node-body article-body">VistaJet has launched VistaJet Direct, a digital membership app that provides members access to empty-leg flights on VistaJet's fleet of more than 70 aircraft. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/vistajet-launches-vistajet-direct-digital-membership-app" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/vistajet-launches-vistajet-direct-digital-membership-app#comments BCA Intelligence BCA North America Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:02:00 +0000 1686581 at http://aviationweek.com Clay Lacy Aviation Earns IS-BAH Stage II Safety Registration http://aviationweek.com/bca/clay-lacy-aviation-earns-bah-stage-ii-safety-registration <div class="node-body article-body">Clay Lacy Aviation in Seattle has earned the first North American IS-BAH Stage II registration after undergoing a rigorous third-party audit, resulting in the first stage of the registration. Only three other ground-handling operations have reached the milestone.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/clay-lacy-aviation-earns-bah-stage-ii-safety-registration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/clay-lacy-aviation-earns-bah-stage-ii-safety-registration#comments BCA Intelligence BCA North America photograph Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:02:00 +0000 1686561 at http://aviationweek.com Flight Ops Swelled Prior To The August Solar Eclipse http://aviationweek.com/bca/flight-ops-swelled-prior-august-solar-eclipse <div class="node-body article-body">Business aviation flights swelled by 28% Aug. 21, as pilots and passengers headed for airports located in the path of totality during the solar eclipse, according to Argus International TraqPak data.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/flight-ops-swelled-prior-august-solar-eclipse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/flight-ops-swelled-prior-august-solar-eclipse#comments BCA Intelligence Global BCA Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:02:00 +0000 1686551 at http://aviationweek.com Daher Opens Manufacturing, Logistics Site In Mexico http://aviationweek.com/bca/daher-opens-manufacturing-logistics-site-mexico <div class="node-body article-body">French manufacturer Daher has opened an aerostructures manufacturing and logistics site in Queretaro, Mexico. to produce doors for Airbus A320 emergency exits and cargo bays.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/daher-opens-manufacturing-logistics-site-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/daher-opens-manufacturing-logistics-site-mexico#comments BCA Intelligence Latin America/Caribbean BCA photograph Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:02:00 +0000 1686541 at http://aviationweek.com VistaJet Receives $150 Million In Funding http://aviationweek.com/bca/vistajet-receives-150-million-funding <div class="node-body article-body">VistaJet has received a $150 million cash investment from Rhone Capital. The transaction values VistaJet's equity at more than $2.5 billion. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/vistajet-receives-150-million-funding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/vistajet-receives-150-million-funding#comments BCA Intelligence BCA North America photograph Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:02:00 +0000 1686521 at http://aviationweek.com Texas Turbine Conversions Earns EASA OK For Hartzell Propeller http://aviationweek.com/bca/texas-turbine-conversions-earns-easa-ok-hartzell-propeller <div class="node-body article-body">Texas Turbine Conversions has received European Aviation Safety Agency approval for Hartzell Propeller's four-blade composite swept propeller designed for single-engine Supervan 900 aircraft. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/texas-turbine-conversions-earns-easa-ok-hartzell-propeller" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/texas-turbine-conversions-earns-easa-ok-hartzell-propeller#comments BCA Intelligence BCA North America photograph Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:02:00 +0000 1686501 at http://aviationweek.com Seeker Aircraft Adds South American Dealer http://aviationweek.com/bca/seeker-aircraft-adds-south-american-dealer <div class="node-body article-body">Seeker Aircraft America has formed a partnership with KAHA Aviation Solutions, based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, as it expands into a new market. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/seeker-aircraft-adds-south-american-dealer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/seeker-aircraft-adds-south-american-dealer#comments BCA Intelligence Latin America/Caribbean BCA photograph Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:02:00 +0000 1686491 at http://aviationweek.com CAE Oxford Aviation Academy To Add Second CJ1+ Simulator http://aviationweek.com/bca/cae-oxford-aviation-academy-add-second-cj1-simulator <div class="node-body article-body">CAE Oxford Aviation Academy in Mesa, Arizona, has placed an order for its second CJ1+ Level 5 Flight Training Device from Frasca International. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/bca/cae-oxford-aviation-academy-add-second-cj1-simulator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/bca/cae-oxford-aviation-academy-add-second-cj1-simulator#comments BCA Intelligence BCA North America photograph Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:02:00 +0000 1686481 at http://aviationweek.com