US TSA

Jan 28, 2021
US TSA reported it screened 468,933 pax on January 27, down 71% vs a year ago and the fewest recorded figures since July 4.
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WHO'SNEWS: VIH AEROSPACE

Oct 05, 2020
Jeff Norie to President and Chief Executive Officer of VIH Aerospace, BC, Canada.
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Boeing: “A Lot Of Pent-Up Demand” In China Widebody Market

By Jens Flottau Feb 12, 2020
SINGAPORE - Boeing is hopeful to get back into business with Chinese airlines as soon as the trade tension has abated. Also, the impact of the Corvid…
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Tigerair Taiwan Picks Pratt GTFs For Its A320neos

By Guy Norris Feb 11, 2020
Pratt & Whitney’s growing Asian presence has received another boost with the selection by China Airlines’ LCC subsidiary Tigerair Taiwan of the PW1100G geared turbofan (GTF) to power 15 Airbus A320neos.
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Korean Air Selects Pratt GTF For A321neos

By Guy Norris Feb 10, 2020
Korean Air selected Pratt & Whitney’s PW1100G geared turbofan (GTF) to power up to 50 Airbus A321neo aircraft in a key regional win for the engine maker.
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UAE Will Grow GlobalEye And MRTT Fleets
In a surprise announcement on the third day of the Dubai Airshow, UAE defense officials confirmed they were in final negotiations with Saab for an additional two GlobalEyes.
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Dubai Airshow 2019: Saab's GlobalEye and Dassault's Mirage 2000-9
The Saab GlobalEye was literally just a model four years ago. Now the real aircraft is here on display at the 2019 Dubai Airshow and is about to enter service with the United Arab Emirates Air Force. Watch as Tony Osborne takes a look at the GlobalEye and Dassault's Mirage 2000-9.
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SunExpress Gives Boeing First Firm MAX Order Since Grounding
Boeing’s low-key approach with the 737 MAX at the Dubai Airshow hit an unexpected but welcomed snag on the show’s second day, as Turkish leisure carrier and MAX customer SunExpress exercised options for 10 737 MAX 8s.
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Russian Helicopters to Build Light Helicopter in Italy
The move, detailed by the Technologies General Manager, Alexander Okhonko, at the Dubai Airshow, appears to a radical departure for the OEM who has traditionally built its helicopters domestically.
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Condor's E-Racer a Double-Engined Rule-Pusher
Aircraft design is all about trade-offs and pushing at the limits. Just ask British firm Condor Aviation, which is designing an aircraft to compete in the forthcoming Air Race E series of electrically powered air races.
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JSOW ‘Days Away’ From F-35A Certification
Raytheon says its Joint Stand-Off Weapon (JSOW) will be cleared to fly on the F-35A within days. The certification is expected following the conclusion of operational test flights of the missile on the F-35C earlier this year, which generated sufficient data for weapon integration to be pushed beyond the carrier-optimized variant of the jet.
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GNPP Region Introduces New GBUs to Global Market
In a modern combat environment, the use of guided bomb units (GBUs) has become a traditional method of warfare. The experience gathered during the Russian counter-terrorism operation in Syria has apparently demonstrated the effectiveness of this type of ALW – air-launched weapon.
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Inzpire Brings Full Training, Networking to Middle East
Buoyed by a major investment from Qinetiq, the growing firm believes the time is right to bring its broad range of consultancy, engineering and training skills to the Middle East.
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Airship Programs Slow to Take Off in Dubai
After pioneering work by small companies in the United Arab Emirates over a period of several years, the 2017 show saw the emerging sector make some apparently significant breakthroughs. However, the companies that made a splash with exciting presentations and significant announcements two years ago are not exhibiting this year. What's happened?
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This Flapper’s No Wing Loong
A Chinese company’s newest aircraft project harkens back to one of aviation history’s oldest ideas: the ornithopter.
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UAE Students Propose Rocket Mail

By Steve Trimble Nov 18, 2019
Delivering small packages by drone is regarded as a potentially lucrative new frontier for aviation, but a group of UAE aeronautics students wants to try something more ambitious. A pressurized water-powered rocket designed to deliver small packages is on display at the Higher Colleges of Technology Booth.
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Airbus Seeks Up To 10% Fuel Burn Savings By Aircraft Flying Together

By Jens Flottau Nov 18, 2019
Airbus believes aircraft following another one can reach up to 10% in fuel burn reduction by taking advantage of wake updraft. The manufacturer…
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Collins Has Fast-Track Data Delivery for JTACs

By Angus Batey Nov 18, 2019
As well as receiving the podded sensors – the first delivery is expected next year – the MS-110 package includes the SCi Toolset. This is a powerful set of data-exploitation capabilities that UTAS developed to help users derive greater intelligence from the data their hardware acquires.
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UK-Ukranian Firms Join on Lunar Lander-Hopper

By Angus Batey Nov 18, 2019
A British startup has unveiled a one-fifth scale model of an innovative lunar lander in partnership with a Ukranian manufacturer, and plans to test another vehicle in the UAE.
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Emirati, South Africa Plan Range Boost for Joint Weapon

By Tony Osborne Nov 18, 2019
An Emirati and South African joint venture building precision guidance kits for dumb bombs is working on a range extension program to be able to reach targets well in excess of 120 km.
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Bangladesh Buys Two 787s, Boeing Signs Others for Services

By Steve Trimble Nov 18, 2019
Biman Bangladesh Airlines signed with Boeing for two Boeing 787-9s, worth $585 million at list prices, on the first day of the show. The aircraft will be powered by GE engines.
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Emirates Converts Airbus A380 Order Into A350s

By Jens Flottau Nov 18, 2019
Emirates Airline signed a firm order for 50 Airbus A350s at the Dubai Airshow in what is the first step of several to transform its aircraft commitments and fleet plans.
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Ameco Turns 30 With New Services, New Logo

Nov 18, 2019
Ameco, the Chinese-German MRO house, is celebrating is 30th anniversary with a subtle but significant rebranding, and has announced a raft of additions to an already extensive list of capabilities.
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Air Arabia Places Firm Order For 120 Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft

By Jens Flottau Nov 18, 2019
The Sharjah-based low-cost carrier is buying 73 A320neos, 27 A321neos and 20 A321XLRs.
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Condor's E-Racer a Double-Engined Rule-Pusher

By Angus Batey Nov 18, 2019
Aircraft design is all about trade-offs and pushing at the limits. Just ask British firm Condor Aviation, which is designing an aircraft to compete in the forthcoming Air Race E series of electrically powered air races.
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