Rockwell Collins and B/E Aerospace will consolidate headquarters and move quickly to realize synergies, Rockwell Collins said Monday after announcing plans to acquire aircraft cabin supplier B/E Aerospace for $8.3 billion in a deal that is expected to complete in spring 2017. Photo: B/E Aerospace-Super Diamond Business Class Seats
Rolls-royce UltraFan gearbox makes initial run
UK-based engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce has run what it describes as the world’s most powerful aerospace gearbox for the first time.
Linda Blachly is a content producer and editor for Air Transport World and Aviation Week. She joined the company in July 2010 and is responsible for producing features for Air Transport World’s monthly magazine and engaging content for the aviationweek.com. She is based in the Washington DC office.