Reconstruction of the surface course at Büchel Air Base using technologies developed by four WIRTGEN GROUP brands

Concentrated power of the WIRTGEN GROUP on the job at Büchel Air Base: Together with asphalt mixing plants from BENNINGHOVEN, machines built by WIRTGEN, VÖGELE and HAMM successfully reconstructed the surface course and handed over a top quality runway right on schedule. The success was based on painstakingly planned site logistics, reliability and precision of … Czytaj dalej

PW1500G Engine Receives EASA Certification

Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ PW1500G engine received certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) on May 18. The PW1500G powers the Bombardier C Series aircraft family. The EASA certification covers the PW1519G, PW1520G, PW1524G and PW1525G engine thrust variants. The engines were certified by Transport Canada in February 2013 and are assembled … Czytaj dalej

Bell Helicopter Announces Program Relocations to Optimize Manufacturing Capabilities

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announces plans to relocate several programs in order to optimize manufacturing capabilities across multiple Bell Helicopter facilities. Effective immediately, the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X final assembly in Lafayette, LA, will relocate to the company’s Mirabel Assembly and Delivery Center in Canada. In addition, the Lafayette facility … Czytaj dalej

Rockwell Collins rolls out new incentives for King Air 350 Pro Line Fusion® avionics upgrade

Rockwell Collins today announced that its Pro Line Fusion® avionics upgrade for King Air 350s equipped with Pro Line II™ has been expanded to include Flight Management System (FMS) navigation database updates and coverage under its Corporate Aircraft Service Program (CASP℠) at no additional charge for three years. The new bundled Pro Line Fusion upgrade … Czytaj dalej

Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System Successfully Tracks Simulated Missile

The USS JOHN PAUL JONES, supported by the U.S. Navy, Missile Defense Agency and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), used Aegis Baseline 9 terminal engagement capability to detect and track a Medium Range Ballistic Missile (MRBM) target. This exercise marked the first demonstration of Aegis’s ability to conduct a complicated tracking exercise against a MRBM during … Czytaj dalej