US-Bangla Airlines To Add Two ATR 72-600s

By Chen Chuanren Feb 12, 2020
Bangladesh’s US-Bangla Airlines has leased two ATR 72-600s from Singapore-based lessor Avation PLC. 
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Podcast: Singapore Airshow—Major Highs and Lows

Feb 12, 2020
This year’s Singapore Airshow, overshadowed by coronavirus, had fewer attendees and exhibitors. But the show wasn’t devoid of news—including a possible major development from Boeing. Listen in as our team discusses.
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Collins Eyes Surveillance Gains with Both Sensors and Software

By Angus Batey Feb 12, 2020
These are interesting times to be a manufacturer of high-end surveillance systems.
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Deceased Demonstrator D-Day Drone

By Paul Jackson Feb 12, 2020
Its flying days at an end, the no-longer-grim General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper, serial number 00-003, has been retired to act as a static exhibit for 432nd Wing of the U.S. Air Force at Creech AFB, Nevada – and it is performing that very role this week in the Changi aircraft park, carrying the badges of the 17th, 18th, 20th and 22nd Attack Squadrons.  
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Rider On the Storm: Our Man Flies Alsim’s Sim

Mark Wagner Feb 12, 2020
It’s rare for an airshow to offer a chance to get into the cockpit and fly – so when we saw that Alsim had brought their AL172 simulator to Singapore, we sent along our resident flying instructor to put the device through its paces.
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AeroVironment Seeks Partnerships to Diversify

By Steve Trimble Feb 12, 2020
AeroVironment’s UAS lineup includes the new Puma LE and the recently acquired all-electric Vapor helicopter. But the company’s internal focus is expanding as the market shifts.
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Boeing Hints At New Direction For NMA Refocus

By Guy Norris Feb 12, 2020
Boeing appears to be redirecting its next new airliner project to compete more directly with the long-range Airbus A321XLR rather than take on the broader 757-767 replacement market previously studied under the shelved New Midmarket Airplane project.
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Singapore Airshow: Strong Support From Aerospace Industry

Feb 12, 2020
“The strong show of support among some of the world’s top global aerospace and defense companies is a testimony of the importance and relevance of the Singapore Airshow.”  
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Adaptable Payload Spaces Appear in Boeing ATS

By Bradley Perrett Feb 12, 2020
An official photograph of the first major assembly for the Boeing Airpower Teaming System (ATS) drone indicates adaptable payload spaces in an airframe of composite skin over metal substructure.
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Singapore Links With Airbus On UAM

By Guy Norris Feb 12, 2020
The prospects of urban air mobility flights in Singapore took a key step forward with the signing of an agreement between Airbus and the island state’s Civil Aviation Authority to improve regional connectivity.
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Ready, Fire, Aim: PACAF Chief Emphasizes Hypersonics

By Steve Trimble Feb 12, 2020
As the U.S. Defense Department accelerates hypersonic weapons fielding, the air force’s top commander in the Pacific region emphasizes that the missile isn’t the only technology required to realize an operational capability to strike targets at speeds faster than Mach 5.
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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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DeGroff Brings New PitotShield to Singapore

By Angus Batey Feb 12, 2020
Aviation is an activity in which the tiniest error can produce deadly consequences. As fastidious as pilots and ground crew may be, mistakes do…
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FAA Narrows Issues on MAX Ungrounding

By Ben Goldstein Feb 12, 2020
FAA administrator Steve Dickson sounded a positive note on the Boeing 737 MAX recertification process, telling reporters at Singapore Airshow that the agency is “narrowing the issues.”
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Two New Dassault Falcons Take Shape

Paul Jackson Feb 12, 2020
Dassault has completed the critical design review of its next business aircraft, the long-range, widebody Falcon 6X twinjet, and is closing in on the preliminary design of the advanced low-noise follow-on.
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USA Pavilion Sees Strong Showing From SMEs

By Angus Batey Feb 12, 2020
As with all aspects of Singapore Airshow 2020, the USA Partnership Pavilion has been affected by concerns over the novel coronavirus outbreak.
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Advancing Additive Manufacturing For Fuel And Actuation Systems

Sponsored by Eaton Feb 12, 2020
Capturing the speed, cost and performance benefits for less expensive materials has been largely ignored, but Eaton is making significant investments in aluminum additive manufacturing development.
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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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Work On Composite Fan Blades For Rolls UltraFan Demonstrator Begins

By Guy Norris Feb 11, 2020
Production of the composite blade set for Rolls-Royce’s UltraFan future large civil engine family demonstrator is getting underway at the company’s Bristol facility, representing the official start of parts manufacturing for the first test engine.
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PNG Air Signs For Three ATR 42-600S Aircraft

By Chen Chuanren Feb 11, 2020
SINGAPORE—Papua New Guinea regional carrier PNG Air ordered three ATR 42-600S aircraft at the Singapore Airshow Feb 11, becoming the launch customer…
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FAA ‘Narrowing Issues’ Leading To MAX Certification Flight

By Ben Goldstein Feb 11, 2020
FAA administrator Steve Dickson sounded a positive note on the Boeing 737 MAX recertification process, telling reporters the agency is “narrowing the issues” leading to an upcoming certification flight. 
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Skylock Features System To Locate, Detect And Neurtralize Drones

Feb 11, 2020
Skylock, an anti-drone industry leader that provides solutions for governments, critical infrastructures and homeland security organizations, is featuring its Dronelock system for locating, detecting and neutralizing drones at Singapore Airshow 2020. 
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N219 Makes Do With a Model

Feb 11, 2020
It was originally listed for static exhibition at Asian Aerospace, but the new N219 turboprop light transport will only be seen as a model on the PT…
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Indonesia Launches an Indigenous UAV

Feb 11, 2020
Only revealed by PT Dirgantara Indonesia on Dec. 30 is the Elang Hitam (Black Eagle) medium-altitude long-endurance (MALE) UAV, which is offered for…
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Global Eye on Track for UAE Handover

Feb 11, 2020
With all company-imposed test-points achieved, Saab is moving confidently toward the customer acceptance testing phase by the United Arab Emirates of…
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