Show News Staff

Show News Staff
Bombardier Pitches Q400 To Asia Citing Capital City Slot Constraints 

Bombardier believes Asian carriers’ desire to grow in the face of slot constraints at capital city airports will lead them to adopt smaller aircraft so they can fly nonstops between secondary cities and help free up slots by bypassing the capital city airports altogether.

Super Heron UAV On Display In Singapore 

SINGAPORE — Incongruously wearing a civil aircraft registration, the obviously military Super Heron HF unmanned air vehicle (UAV) comes to Changi bedecked with sensors for a wide variety of surveillance missions and surrounded by the flags of some of the 20 or so countries that use the basic Heron system.

Occupying pride of place in the static display, outside the Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) chalet (CD03), the HF will be unveiled today.

Changi: No Room for Turboprops?
Changi Airport Group senior VP for market development Lim Ching Kiat says the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore
CSeries Order Backlog Pushes Through 200
An existing customer of the Bombardier CSeries airliner has added a further three aircraft to its existing order, pushing the company’s backlog through 200 aircraft.
Hawker Pacific has Strong Ties with Textron

Hawker Pacific Pty, the Australia-based international integrated civil and military aerospace sales and maintenance group, operates authorized service centers and sales representation for Bell Helicopter, Textron Lycoming and Beechcraft.

Hopeful 'Heavy' Heron Debuts Here
SINGAPORE - The Super Heron HF unmanned air vehicle (UAV) comes to Changi bedecked with sensors for a wide variety of surveillance missions and surrounded by the flags of some of the 20 or so countries that use the basic Heron system.
Singapore Sees Air Transport as Crucial
In an exclusive interview with ShowNews on the eve of the show, Singapore Minister of Transport Lui Tuck Yew spells out why aerospace and transportation are key to the future prosperity of the island nation.
Singapore Expands Seletar Aerospace Park
Singapore’s Seletar Aerospace Park (SAP) and Changi Airport are two cases in point. The plots of land in SAP’s
Dallas Airmotive Expands Turbine Center
Dallas Airmotive Asia Pacific, part of BBA Aviation (Booth D63), established a Regional Turbine Centre (RTC) at
Changi To Double Passenger Capacity
Anticipating passenger growth of 3-5% per year
Jet Aviation Goes Mega At Seletar
The very ambitious schedule to build Jet Aviation’s new mega hangar and merge it with its existing hangar and FBO at
Vector Builds MRO Base Here For PW150 Engines
Vector Aerospace Asia will be one of only three PW150A engine overhaul facilities in the world, says general manager
Piaggio Hits The Nail On The HammerHead
Piaggio revealed Monday that its P.1HH Demo made an initial, fully remote flight from Trapani-Birgi aerodrome
Boeing and Sikorsky Team for Saudi Helo Support
Boeing and Sikorsky have formed Boeing Sikorsky International Services (BSIS), a joint venture to support Saudi Arabia’s military helicopter fleet.
Business Booms At Ameco Beijing
Having completed an RMB1.5 billion, five-year expansion of buildings, hangars and infrastructure just 18 months ago, Ameco Beijing is having no trouble keeping the new facilities busy.
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