Aviation Week - Aerospace Defense, Business & Commercial News http://aviationweek.com/rss.xml en IAG’s Three Airlines Report Strong Profits http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/iag-s-three-airlines-report-strong-profits-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>International Airlines Group (IAG) continues to outperform its legacy peers and has increased its full-year earnings guidance on the back of a 30% hike in third-quarter operating profit.&nbsp;</p> <p>IAG&mdash;which comprises British Airways (BA), Iberia and low-cost carrier (LCC) Vueling&mdash;said on Friday it now expects to increase this year&rsquo;s operating profit by between &euro;550 million ($436.2 million) and &euro;600 million from the &euro;770 million it made last year, upping its previous forecast for an increase of at least &euro;500 million.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/iag-s-three-airlines-report-strong-profits-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/iag-s-three-airlines-report-strong-profits-0#comments AWIN ONLY Airlines AWIN Europe Tue, 04 Nov 2014 01:34:00 +0000 1214101 at http://aviationweek.com Air France’s Alitalia Stake To Be Diluted To Under 1% http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/air-france-s-alitalia-stake-be-diluted-under-1-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>n Etihad Airways plan to take 49% shareholding in Alitalia will dilute Air France&rsquo;s stake in the Italian carrier to less than 1%, according to Air France-KLM CFO Pierre-Fran&ccedil;ois Riolacci.</p> <p>Speaking on the group&rsquo;s third-quarter results conference call on Wednesday, Riolacci said Air France-KLM will become a &ldquo;very-definite minority shareholder&rdquo; in Alitalia after the Etihad transaction. Air France-KLM was Alitalia&rsquo;s primary shareholder, with a 25% stake.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/air-france-s-alitalia-stake-be-diluted-under-1-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/air-france-s-alitalia-stake-be-diluted-under-1-0#comments AWIN ONLY Airlines AWIN Europe Tue, 04 Nov 2014 01:34:00 +0000 1214081 at http://aviationweek.com CASA Names Skidmore To Lead Agency http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/casa-names-skidmore-lead-agency <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>Mark Skidmore</strong>, a former head of Australia&rsquo;s Royal Air Force and test pilot for Raytheon, has been tapped to lead the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) as its new director of Aviation Safety. The appointment, which is for a five-year term, comes as CASA is working to respond to the Australian government&rsquo;s independent review of the country&rsquo;s civil aviation regulations.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/casa-names-skidmore-lead-agency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/casa-names-skidmore-lead-agency#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN In Brief North America Tue, 04 Nov 2014 01:34:00 +0000 1214071 at http://aviationweek.com Australian Court Rejects Air NZ, Garuda Price-Fixing Charges http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/australian-court-rejects-air-nz-garuda-price-fixing-charges-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Australia&rsquo;s competition watchdog has failed in its attempt to force legal penalties on Air New Zealand and Garuda Indonesia as part of a broader action against airlines over alleged collusion in freight pricing.</p> <p>An Australian federal court ruled in favor of Air New Zealand and Garuda, which were the only two of several carriers still fighting the allegations. Other airlines settled and agreed to pay hefty fines.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/australian-court-rejects-air-nz-garuda-price-fixing-charges-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/australian-court-rejects-air-nz-garuda-price-fixing-charges-0#comments AWIN ONLY Airlines AWIN Asia Pacific Tue, 04 Nov 2014 01:34:00 +0000 1214061 at http://aviationweek.com Hawaiian Will Apply For Haneda Rights If DOT Reallocates Slot http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/hawaiian-will-apply-haneda-rights-if-dot-reallocates-slot-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Hawaiian Airlines has made clear that it will not sit on the sidelines while American Airlines and Delta Air Lines duke it out over access to Tokyo&rsquo;s close-in Haneda airport.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/hawaiian-will-apply-haneda-rights-if-dot-reallocates-slot-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/hawaiian-will-apply-haneda-rights-if-dot-reallocates-slot-0#comments AWIN ONLY Airlines AWIN North America Tue, 04 Nov 2014 01:34:00 +0000 1214051 at http://aviationweek.com As Network Shifts, Frontier Airlines Drops Bahamas Flights http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/network-shifts-frontier-airlines-drops-bahamas-flights-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Saying that bookings &ldquo;did not meet expectations,&rdquo; Frontier Airlines will not launch two new routes next month to the Bahamas as scheduled, an airline spokesman confirmed.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/network-shifts-frontier-airlines-drops-bahamas-flights-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/network-shifts-frontier-airlines-drops-bahamas-flights-0#comments AWIN ONLY Airlines AWIN North America Tue, 04 Nov 2014 01:34:00 +0000 1214041 at http://aviationweek.com U.S. Airline Strategies Leave Room For Ultra-Low-Cost Carriers http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/us-airline-strategies-leave-room-ultra-low-cost-carriers-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Major U.S. airline strategies such as strict capacity discipline and growth through upgauging rather than adding aircraft or flights continues to create opportunities for ultra-low-cost carriers (ULCCs).</p> <p>&ldquo;Airports are generally thirsty for more volume right now,&rdquo; Spirit Airlines president and CEO Ben Baldanza said. &ldquo;There are obviously some exceptions of airports that are still facility-constrained, but most airports . . . have a lot of space in them.&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/us-airline-strategies-leave-room-ultra-low-cost-carriers-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/us-airline-strategies-leave-room-ultra-low-cost-carriers-0#comments AWIN ONLY Airlines AWIN North America Tue, 04 Nov 2014 01:34:00 +0000 1214031 at http://aviationweek.com International Growth Helps Lift ANA Profits http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/international-growth-helps-lift-ana-profits-1 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>All Nippon Airways (ANA) recorded a healthy improvement in profits for the six months through September, as the airline&rsquo;s rapid expansion in international markets provided a significant revenue boost.</p> <p>The carrier&rsquo;s parent, ANA Holdings, reported a net profit of &yen;35.7 billion ($327.3 million) for its fiscal 2014 first half, up 78.2% from the profit in the same period a year earlier. Operating revenue increased 9.1% to &yen;854.8 billion, largely due to ANA&rsquo;s international growth strategy.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/international-growth-helps-lift-ana-profits-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/international-growth-helps-lift-ana-profits-1#comments AWIN ONLY Airlines AWIN Asia Pacific Tue, 04 Nov 2014 01:34:00 +0000 1214021 at http://aviationweek.com JAL Boosts Earnings Outlook Thanks To Fuel Price Drop http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/jal-boosts-earnings-outlook-thanks-fuel-price-drop-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>While Japan Airlines saw its profits slip slightly in the six months through September, falling fuel prices have prompted the carrier to raise its profitability guidance for its full fiscal year.</p> <p>JAL reported net income of &yen;80.3 billion ($719.4 million) for its fiscal 2014 first half, down by 2% from the same period in the previous year. This contrasted with rival All Nippon Airways, which a day earlier announced its net profit rose 78% to &yen;35.7 billion for the six-month period.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/jal-boosts-earnings-outlook-thanks-fuel-price-drop-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/jal-boosts-earnings-outlook-thanks-fuel-price-drop-0#comments AWIN ONLY Airlines AWIN Asia Pacific Tue, 04 Nov 2014 01:34:00 +0000 1214011 at http://aviationweek.com Mishandled Baggage Reports - U.S Airlines http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/mishandled-baggage-reports-us-airlines-0 <div class="field-byline"> US DOT Air Travel Consumer Report </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/10/avd_11_03_2014_cht.pdf">View the PDF</a></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/mishandled-baggage-reports-us-airlines-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/mishandled-baggage-reports-us-airlines-0#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Industry Data chart North America Tue, 04 Nov 2014 01:34:00 +0000 1214001 at http://aviationweek.com Upcoming Event http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/upcoming-event-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>To list an event, send information in calendar format to Donna Thomas at </strong><strong>donna.thomas@aviationweek.com</strong><strong>. (Bold type indicates new calendar listing.)</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Nov. 3-5&mdash;APEX Asia Conference, Hong Kong, </strong><strong>http://apex.aero/Events/RegionalConferences/UpcomingEvents/tabid/406/Default.aspx</strong></p> <p><strong>Nov. 3-5&mdash;ACI-Europe Airport Exchange, Paris, France, </strong><strong>www.aci-na.org/conferences</strong></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/upcoming-event-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/upcoming-event-0#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Calendar of Events Global Tue, 04 Nov 2014 01:34:00 +0000 1213991 at http://aviationweek.com Aviation Week Conference & Events http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/aviation-week-conference-events <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>For a complete list of Aviation Week&rsquo;s upcoming events, and to register, visit </strong><strong>www.aviationweek.com/events</strong></p> <p><strong>Nov. 4-6</strong>&mdash;MRO Asia, Singapore EXPO Convention and Exhibition Centre, Singapore</p> <p><strong>Nov. 19-20</strong>&mdash;A&amp;D Programs, Wigwam Resort, Liltchfield Park, Ariz.</p> <p><strong>Jan 13-14, 2015</strong>&mdash;MRO Latin America, Buenos Aires, Argentina</p> <p><strong>Feb. 2-3, 2015</strong>&mdash;MRO Middle East, Dubai World Trade Center, Dubai, UAE</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/aviation-week-conference-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/aviation-week-conference-events#comments AWIN ONLY Aviation Week Conference & Exhibits AWIN Global Tue, 04 Nov 2014 01:34:00 +0000 1213981 at http://aviationweek.com Upcoming Event http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/upcoming-event <div class="node-body article-body"><p>To list an event, send information in calendar format to Donna Thomas at <a href="mailto:donna_thomas@aviationweek.com">donna_thomas@aviationweek.com</a>. (Bold type indicates new calendar listing.)</p> <p><strong>Nov. 3-5</strong> &mdash; SpeedNews 19th Annual Regional &amp; Business Aviation Industry Suppliers Conference, Montelucia, Paradise Valley (Scottsdale), Ariz. For more information go to <a href="http://www.speednews.com/all/conferences" title="www.speednews.com/all/conferences">www.speednews.com/all/conferences</a></p> <p><strong>Nov. 3-5</strong> &mdash; 52nd Annual SAFE Symposium, Caribe Royale Hotel &amp; Convention Center, Orlando, Florida. For more information go to <a href="http://www.safeassociation.com" title="www.safeassociation.com">www.safeassociation.com</a></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/upcoming-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/upcoming-event#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Calendar of Events Global Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00:56:00 +0000 1213971 at http://aviationweek.com U.S. Navy Taps NASA Tech For Unmanned Swarm Boat http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/us-navy-taps-nasa-tech-unmanned-swarm-boat <div class="node-body article-body"><p>NASA technology has helped the U.S. Navy develop unmanned small boats the service says it can use to &ldquo;swarm&rdquo; enemy forces.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/us-navy-taps-nasa-tech-unmanned-swarm-boat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/us-navy-taps-nasa-tech-unmanned-swarm-boat#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Technology North America Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00:56:00 +0000 1213961 at http://aviationweek.com Competitiveness Of Long March 7 In Question http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/competitiveness-long-march-7-question-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>BEIJING</strong> &mdash; The commercial viability of China&rsquo;s forthcoming medium-heavy space launcher, the Long March 7, looks doubtful in the face of competition from Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX).</p> <p>SpaceX sees its keenest competition for low Earth orbit (LEO) launch services coming from China. But it looks like CASC, the Chinese government&rsquo;s main space industrial group, cannot match the prices of SpaceX with the Long March 7, which is in the class of the SpaceX Falcon 9 and, according to a 2013 schedule, due to fly this year.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/competitiveness-long-march-7-question-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/competitiveness-long-march-7-question-0#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Programs Asia Pacific Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00:56:00 +0000 1213951 at http://aviationweek.com NATO E-3 To Fly With Flight-Deck Upgrades In 2014 http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/nato-e-3-fly-flight-deck-upgrades-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>By the end of 2014, a NATO Boeing E-3 Sentry will have flown with the first comprehensive flight-deck upgrade since the type began full production in 1976.</p> <p>Engineering and development have gone forward under the joint U.S. Air Force/NATO Diminishing Manufacturing Sources Replacement of Avionics for Global Operations and Navigation (Dragon) program.&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/nato-e-3-fly-flight-deck-upgrades-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/nato-e-3-fly-flight-deck-upgrades-2014#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Programs North America Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00:56:00 +0000 1213941 at http://aviationweek.com Bechtel Awarded U.S. Navy Nuclear Propulsion Contracts http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/bechtel-awarded-us-navy-nuclear-propulsion-contracts-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The U.S. Navy awarded Bechtel Plant Machinery a combined total of about $807.4 million in two deals earlier this month &mdash; a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract&nbsp; and a similarly constructed contract modification &mdash; for naval nuclear propulsion components as the service gears up for submarine and aircraft carrier construction programs.</p> <p>The awards are for $612.8 million and $206.7 million in fiscal 2015 U.S. Navy funds.</p> <p>No completion date or additional information is provided on Naval Nuclear Propulsion program contracts.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/bechtel-awarded-us-navy-nuclear-propulsion-contracts-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/bechtel-awarded-us-navy-nuclear-propulsion-contracts-0#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Programs North America Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00:56:00 +0000 1213921 at http://aviationweek.com F-35 Chief Backs International ‘Block Buy’ http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/f-35-chief-backs-international-block-buy-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The Pentagon will back a plan to sell F-35s to international customers through a foreign &ldquo;block buy,&rdquo; F-35 Program Executive Officer USAF Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan says.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/f-35-chief-backs-international-block-buy-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/f-35-chief-backs-international-block-buy-0#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Programs North America Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00:56:00 +0000 1213911 at http://aviationweek.com Ship-To-Shore Connector Completes Production Readiness Review http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/ship-shore-connector-completes-production-readiness-review-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The U.S. Navy has completed the production readiness review of the Ship-to-Shore Connector (SSC), U.S. Naval Sea Command (Navsea) officials confirmed earlier this month.</p> <p>The review, along with the previously completed critical design review, provide for a smooth transition to the start of production for the first craft (craft 100) in mid-November, Navsea officials say. The SSC will serve as the evolutionary replacement for the existing fleet of Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) vehicles, which are nearing the end of their service life, officials say.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/ship-shore-connector-completes-production-readiness-review-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/ship-shore-connector-completes-production-readiness-review-0#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Programs North America Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00:56:00 +0000 1213901 at http://aviationweek.com Burn-In,’ ‘Pre-Trenching’ Fixes Approved For F-35 Test Jet Engines http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/burn-pre-trenching-fixes-approved-f-35-test-jet-engines-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Within the next three months, all 19 F-35 test jets will incorporate a fix to avoid a recurrence of the excessive friction in the third-stage integrally bladed rotor (IBR) that prompted a June fire in a Pratt &amp; Whitney F135 engine in June, says U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan, F-35 program executive officer.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/burn-pre-trenching-fixes-approved-f-35-test-jet-engines-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/burn-pre-trenching-fixes-approved-f-35-test-jet-engines-0#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Programs North America Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00:56:00 +0000 1213891 at http://aviationweek.com Boeing Debt Rated High http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/boeing-debt-rated-high-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>In nearly</strong> identical affirmations last week, Standard and Poor&rsquo;s Ratings Services and Moody&rsquo;s Investors Service assigned &ldquo;A&rdquo; and &ldquo;A2&rdquo; ratings, respectively, to Boeing&rsquo;s upcoming $850 million debt issuance. The rating agencies gave high-ranking credit scores to Boeing&rsquo;s unsecured notes despite a newly forecast softening in so-called free cash flow, which could pinch near-term returns to shareholders and investors.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/boeing-debt-rated-high-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/boeing-debt-rated-high-0#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN In Brief North America Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00:56:00 +0000 1213871 at http://aviationweek.com SpaceShipTwo Crashes After In-Flight Anomaly http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/spaceshiptwo-crashes-after-flight-anomaly <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>LOS ANGELES</strong> &mdash; Virgin Galactic&rsquo;s SpaceShipTwo (SS2) crashed in the Mojave Desert after experiencing an in-flight &ldquo;anomaly&rdquo; during the first test of a new hybrid rocket motor at Mojave, California, on Oct 31.</p> <p>Reports so far indicate that one of the two test pilots on board survived after bailing out of the suborbital spacecraft, which was making its fourth powered flight. The other pilot did not survive the crash.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/spaceshiptwo-crashes-after-flight-anomaly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/spaceshiptwo-crashes-after-flight-anomaly#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Programs North America Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00:56:00 +0000 1213841 at http://aviationweek.com SpeedNews Defense & Space http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-18 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><strong>AIRBUS DEFENCE AND SPACE</strong> and <strong>TATA ADVANCED SYSTEMS</strong> teamed to offer the C295 to Indian air force to replace 56 Avro RJ aircraft used for medium transport missions; first 16 would be delivered in flyaway condition with remaining 40 built in India.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>MACDONALD, DETTWILER AND ASSOCIATES</strong> has A$40m contract amendement to provide RAAF with UAV operations and related services in Australia through end of 2017; deal follows company&rsquo;s completion of currently contracted services in Afghanistan.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-18" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-18#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN SpeedNews Defense & Space Global Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00:56:00 +0000 1213821 at http://aviationweek.com Upcoming Events http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/upcoming-events-114 <div class="node-body article-body"><div> <p><strong style="font-size: 13px;">Nov. 3-5</strong><span style="font-size: 13px;">&mdash;SpeedNews 19th Annual Regional &amp; Business Aviation Industry Suppliers Conference, Montelucia, Paradise Valley (Scottsdale), Ariz., www.speednews.com/all/conferences</span></p> <p><strong>Nov. 4-5</strong>&mdash;4th Cargo &amp; Mail Security Forum, IATA Office - Conference Center, Geneva, Switzerland, <a href="http://www.iata.org/events/Pages/cargo-security.aspx" title="www.iata.org/events/Pages/cargo-security.aspx">www.iata.org/events/Pages/cargo-security.aspx</a></p></div></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/upcoming-events-114" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/upcoming-events-114#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Calendar Global Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00:25:00 +0000 1213881 at http://aviationweek.com Appointments http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/appointments-23 <div class="node-body article-body"><div> <p><strong>ANNE ANDERSON</strong> was appointed vice president of <strong>Shell Aviation</strong>. Based in London, Anderson brings to her new role a background in trading and supply.&nbsp; She began as a chemical engineer in manufacturing and technology at Monsanto, later transitioning to business development and marketing positions there. She became segment leader for Honeywell&rsquo;s Global Advanced Fibers and Composites business before joining Shell Chemicals in the U.S.</p></div></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/appointments-23" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/appointments-23#comments AWIN ONLY Appointments AWIN Europe North America Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00:25:00 +0000 1213861 at http://aviationweek.com Advertisement: Publisher / Sales Director http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/advertisement-publisher-sales-director-4 <div class="node-body article-body"><div> <p><a href="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/10/bav_11_03_2014_advt2.pdf">/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2014/10/bav_11_03_2014_advt2.pdf</a></p> <p><strong>Publisher / Sales Director</strong></p></div></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/advertisement-publisher-sales-director-4" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/advertisement-publisher-sales-director-4#comments AWIN ONLY advertisement Advertisement AWIN North America Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00:25:00 +0000 1213851 at http://aviationweek.com Airworthiness Directives http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/airworthiness-directives-23 <div class="node-body article-body"><div> <p><strong>AIRBUS HELICOPTERS</strong> Model AS332L2 helicopters [Docket No. FAA-2014-0832; Directorate Identifier 2014-SW-044-AD; Amendment 39-17995; AD 2014-21-03] -- requires repetitively inspecting the support attachment points for a crack. This AD is prompted by a report that the front attachment points of several supports were found to have cracks.</p></div></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/airworthiness-directives-23" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/airworthiness-directives-23#comments AWIN ONLY Airworthiness Directives AWIN North America Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00:25:00 +0000 1213831 at http://aviationweek.com Business Aviation Brief: Innotech-Execaire Places Used CJ1+ In China http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/business-aviation-brief-innotech-execaire-places-used-cj1-china <div class="node-body article-body"><div> Innotech-Execaire Aviation Group, working with Aviation Supplies Ltd. of Hong Kong, facilitated the sale and delivery of a used Citation CJ1+ jet to Tri star Aviation of China, which is a flight-training academy based in Chengdu. Innotech-Execaire steered the transaction from purchase offer to letter of intent, contract negotiations, pre-purchase inspection and completion of all required modifications. The aircraft underwent modification at Cessna&rsquo;s Service Center in Dusseldorf, Germany.</div></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/business-aviation-brief-innotech-execaire-places-used-cj1-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/business-aviation-brief-innotech-execaire-places-used-cj1-china#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Business Aviation Briefs Asia Pacific Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00:25:00 +0000 1213811 at http://aviationweek.com Business Aviation Brief: Duncan Aviation Expands Capabilities For Embraer Aircraft http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/business-aviation-brief-duncan-aviation-expands-capabilities-embraer-aircraft <div class="node-body article-body"><div> Duncan Aviation has expanded its capabilities to overhaul and repair both business and commercial Embraer aircraft at its facility in Lincoln, Nebraska. &nbsp;The company acquired the technical data, maintenance manuals and gear parts required for the Embraer landing gear work. &nbsp;Duncan&rsquo;s Accessories Services unit has overhauled its first set of Embraer ERJ 145 landing gear. Duncan has overhauled the landing gear of different aircraft models for 30 years.</div></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/business-aviation-brief-duncan-aviation-expands-capabilities-embraer-aircraft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/business-aviation-brief-duncan-aviation-expands-capabilities-embraer-aircraft#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Business Aviation Briefs North America Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00:25:00 +0000 1213801 at http://aviationweek.com Business Aviation Brief: Baldwin Offers SMS Fatigue Measurement http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/business-aviation-brief-baldwin-offers-sms-fatigue-measurement <div class="node-body article-body"><div> Baldwin Aviation has added a flight and maintenance crew fatigue-measurement tool that can be integrated into safety-management systems (SMS). The Hilton Head, S.C.-based SMS specialist teamed with Pulsar Informatics to add the fatigue-risk measurement system with the SMS program. Under the agreement, Baldwin clients will access to Pulsar&rsquo;s Aviation Fatigue Meter web application from within their SMS software. &nbsp;The application uses duty times and trip schedules to identify high-fatigue risks and points to potential countermeasures to reduce those risks.</div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/business-aviation-brief-baldwin-offers-sms-fatigue-measurement#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Business Aviation Briefs North America Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00:25:00 +0000 1213791 at http://aviationweek.com