Wasp Engine Receives Official Engineering Landmark Designation

Pratt & Whitney’s R-1340 Wasp engine was officially designated as a historic engineering landmark by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) in a ceremony held last night at the New England Air Museum. The Wasp engine would change military aviation and pioneer reliable commercial airline service, powering nearly 100 aircraft types. During World War… Czytaj dalej Wasp Engine Receives Official Engineering Landmark Designation

Turbomeca triumphant at Safran Innovation Awards 2016

The annual Innovation Awards provides an opportunity for Safran to reward the most inventive employee projects in the fields of aerospace, defense and security. The 2016 Grand Prize was awarded to the Turbomeca (Safran) team for its work on designing a gyratory combustion chamber. Nicolas Savary, expert engineer in combustion, and Claude Bérat, research and… Czytaj dalej Turbomeca triumphant at Safran Innovation Awards 2016

Bombardier and Fokker Renew Agreement to Support Dash 8/Q Series 100/200/300 Aircraft

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft today announced that it has renewed a strategic alliance with Fokker Services, which is a subsidiary of Fokker Technologies, a GKN Aerospace division, to provide the industry-leading ABACUS FLY program to operators of Dash 8/Q Series 100/200/300 aircraft. The renewal extends the alliance by three years. Aimed at improving the availability of… Czytaj dalej Bombardier and Fokker Renew Agreement to Support Dash 8/Q Series 100/200/300 Aircraft

Thomas Global Systems Celebrates 60 Years of Practical Innovation in Aviation and Defense Electronics

Thomas Global Systems, a leader in the design, production and support of innovative electronics solutions for aerospace and defense applications, celebrates 60 years at the forefront of its industry. From 1956 to 2016, the Company has built an industry-leading reputation for practical innovation, offering sophisticated products and solutions that are relied upon by customers around… Czytaj dalej Thomas Global Systems Celebrates 60 Years of Practical Innovation in Aviation and Defense Electronics

Austrian Airlines and LTAA sign CF34-10E Engine MRO Agreement

Austrian Airlines has signed a 15-year exclusive agreement with Lufthansa Technik AERO Alzey (LTAA) for the provision of engine MRO services of the carriers current and future fleet of CF34-10E powered E195 aircraft. „Based on the excellent performance and support on earlier CF34 models and having finally reached an ambitious and faithful agreement we have… Czytaj dalej Austrian Airlines and LTAA sign CF34-10E Engine MRO Agreement

Total Component Support for Safair

The South African carrier Safair has contracted Lufthansa Technik to provide comprehensive component support. The corresponding Total Component Support TCS® contract covers component maintenance, repair, overhaul as well as access to an adequate pool of spares. Effective from 1 April the contract comprises the support for up to five Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft operated… Czytaj dalej Total Component Support for Safair