Daily Briefs

Jan 29, 2020
Brief news items of interest to aerospace & defense professionals.

JAL Eyes Drones For Emergency Delivery Services

Jan 29, 2020
Japan Air Lines is to conduct a drone delivery demonstration with Yabu City, in Hyogo Province, and service provider Terra Drone. The trial will…

Transcom: USAF Must Consider Leasing Tankers

By Lee Hudson Jan 28, 2020
“We have to figure out a way to mitigate the delayed fielding of the KC-46,” the head of U.S. Transportation Command says.
Defense and Space

Lockheed Works On F-35 PBL As Company Reports Record Results

Jan 28, 2020
Lockheed Martin is hoping this year to make progress figuring out a long-term F-35 sustainment deal with the Pentagon.
Defense and Space

USAF Takes First Formal Steps To Acquire F-15EX

By Steve Trimble Jan 28, 2020
The U.S. Air Force has notified industry to expect sole-source contracts for Boeing F-15EX fighters and accompanying GE Aviation F110 engines.
Defense and Space

Aerospace Suppliers Trim Workforces, Citing MAX, M&A

By Michael Bruno Jan 28, 2020
Aerospace suppliers are taking different approaches on whether to cut employees as they wrestle with the fallout of the Boeing 737 MAX production halt, with some already doing so while others announce they will not.
Air Transport

SDA Seeks In-Space Mesh Networking Feedback

By Lee Hudson Jan 28, 2020
The U.S. Space Development Agency is looking for feedback on in-space mesh networking capabilities and interoperability to inform future solicitations.
Defense and Space

Russian Helicopters Receives First Mi-38T Export Order

By Maxim Pyadushkin Jan 28, 2020
After almost 20 years of development, Russia’s new Mil Mi-38 heavy transport helicopter has started gaining orders.
Defense and Space

Leonardo Buys Kopter In $185 Million Deal

By Tony Osborne Jan 28, 2020
Leonardo Helicopters will take over fledgling Swiss rotorcraft manufacturer Kopter Group in a $185 million deal.
Defense and Space

Airbus Boosting H125 Engine Performance

By Tony Osborne Jan 28, 2020
Airbus is giving its best-selling H125 single-engine light helicopter an uptick in performance that the company expects will appeal to aerial work operators.
Business Aviation

Airbus Reaches Agreement On Bribery Case

By Thierry Dubois Jan 28, 2020
Airbus has reached an “agreement in principle” with France’s financial prosecutor (Parquet National Financier or PNF), the UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO) and U.S. authorities, the company confirmed Jan. 28.
Air Transport

Uber Launching Campaign To Gain Public Acceptance Of UAM

By Graham Warwick Jan 28, 2020
Uber is launching a three-year, “multimillion-dollar” community engagement plan to pave the way for the anticipated start of commercial urban aerial ride-sharing services in its pilot cities of Dallas, Los Angeles and Melbourne, Australia.
Business Aviation

A&D Supplier Acquirer Novaria Changes Owners

By Michael Bruno Jan 28, 2020
Fort Worth-based Novaria Group, a holding company rolling up Tier 2 and 3 aerospace and defense suppliers, has changed ownership itself, with Rosewood Private Investments and Tailwind Advisors selling to major investment firm KKR.
Defense and Space

JAL Eyes Drones For Emergency Delivery Services

By Graham Warwick Jan 28, 2020
Japan Air Lines is to conduct a drone delivery demonstration with Yabu City, in Hyogo Province, and service provider Terra Drone.
Business Aviation

Qatari Operator Launch Customer For AW189K

By Tony Osborne Jan 28, 2020
Qatar’s Gulf Helicopters has emerged as the launch customer for the Safran Aneto-powered version of the Leonardo AW189K super-medium twin-engine helicopter.
Business Aviation

Joint ESA/NASA Solar Mission Nears Launch

By Mark Carreau Jan 28, 2020
A European Space Agency-led collaboration with NASA, the $1.5 billion Solar Orbiter mission, is set to lift off from Cape Canaveral.
Defense and Space

Kopter Reveals Configuration For Production SH09

By Tony Osborne Jan 28, 2020
Swiss helicopter manufacturer Kopter has unveiled the final configuration for production models of its SH09 single-engine light helicopter.
Business Aviation

Bell Unveils Upgrades For Commercial Helo Product Line

By Graham Warwick Jan 28, 2020
Bell has announced a series of upgrades for its commercial helicopters as it emerges from another good year for deliveries, buoyed by demand for its light turbine rotorcraft.
Business Aviation

Safran Hybrid Propulsion Could Power Future Airbus Light Helo

By Tony Osborne Jan 28, 2020
Safran has hinted that a future Airbus light helicopter could feature a hybrid-electric propulsion system.
Business Aviation

Contracts

Jan 28, 2020
Selected U.S. military contracts from the past week
Defense and Space

The Week Ahead in Aerospace & Defense

Jan 28, 2020
News in brief
Defense and Space

Daily Briefs

Jan 27, 2020
Brief news items of interest to aerospace & defense professionals.
Defense and Space

NASA Awards ISS Docking Port Rights To Axiom

By Irene Klotz Jan 27, 2020
NASA has selected privately owned Axiom Space of Houston to provide a commercial habitation module to be attached to the International Space Station.
Defense and Space

U.S. Navy Deploys First MQ-4Cs To Guam

By Steve Trimble Jan 27, 2020
Two Northrop Grumman MQ-4Cs have officially started the high-altitude UAS' first operational deployment, the U.S. Navy says.
Defense and Space

Wizz Air Picks Pratt GTF Engines For 166 A320neo Family Aircraft

By Helen Massy-Beresford Jan 27, 2020
Fast-growing LCC Wizz Air had selected Pratt & Whitney’s GTF engine to power 166 Airbus A320neo family aircraft the Hungarian LCC has on order, Pratt said Jan. 27.  
Air Transport

 

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