Mitsubishi Considering Freeze on Regional Jet Project

October 23, 2020 @ 07:49 AM

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. could pull the plug on its ambitious project to build Japans first domestically manufactured passenger jet

Russian MC-21 Airliner Applies for Fresh Certification to fly with Domestic Engine

October 21, 2020 @ 10:51 AM

The Russian Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia) has accepted applications for approval of major changes to the certificate of the MC-21-300 aircraft- for the installation of PD-14 engines and for use of domestic composites in the main structural elements of the airframe. The airliner will get a new designation- MC-21-310 and...

First Commercial Flight from Abu Dhabi Lands in Jerusalem

October 19, 2020 @ 12:54 PM

The first commercial flight from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) arrived in Israel on Monday following a normalization deal inked last month between the two countries. The Etihad Airways plane carrying 58 passengers, including business people, tourism professionals and journalists, landed at Tel Avivs Ben Gurion Airport

IAI Delivers First Converted B737-700 Cargo Aircraft to Tianjin Cargo Airlines in...

October 1, 2020 @ 08:27 AM

IAI's Aviation Group has delivered the first Passenger-to-Cargo converted Boeing 737-700 to Chines airline - Tianjin Cargo Airlines, which will become the first operator of this type of aircraft in China. The conversion work was carried out at the Tianjin MRO site, under a partnership agreement with IAI and Haite Group...

UAC Prepares for First Test Flight of Il-114-300 Plane

October 1, 2020 @ 04:57 AM

Russias United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) has begun preparations to conduct the first flight of the first prototype of the Il-114-300 aircraft. In a

China Eastern Airlines to Equip Boeing 737 Fleet with Thales DO-260B-Compliant Transponders

September 25, 2020 @ 08:27 AM

China Eastern Airlines have chosen Thales/ACSS to equip their B737 fleet with the NXT-800 DO-260B-compliant transponders to meet the CAACs (Civil Aviation Administration of China) ADS-B Out mandate. This is the first inter-mix configuration retrofit with the Boeing Service Bulletin for DO-260B mandate in China,

Boeing Designs Ultravoilet Wand to Sanitize Aircraft Interiors

September 22, 2020 @ 01:44 PM

Boeing entered into a patent and technology license with Florida-based Healthe Inc. today under which Healthe will manufacture an ultraviolet (UV) wand designed to sanitize airplane interiors

BAE System to Supply Flight Control System for World’s First Supersonic...

September 16, 2020 @ 09:32 AM

BAE Systems has received a contract from Aerion Supersonic to supply flight control system for its new AS2 supersonic business jet that will fly at a maximum speed of Mach 1.4 (about 1728 kilometers per hour)

Qatar Airways Pays Out $1.2 Billion to Customers in COVID- related Cancellations

August 19, 2020 @ 11:05 AM

Qatar Airways pays out over $1.2 Billion to customers since March in the wake of COVID-related cancellations by passengers and flight suspensions by the airline

14 Dead, Including Pilot as Dubai-Calicut Air India Plane Overshoots Runway, Breaks...

August 7, 2020 @ 05:48 PM

An Air India Express Boeing 737 from Dubai overshot the runway, crashed through a wall, plunged 30 feet down and split in two while landing at Kozhikode (Calicut) Airport in Indias Kerala state at 1940 hours IST on Friday. Till reports last came in 14 people were killed including one of the two pilots as the aircraft of Flight IX-1344 with 191 on board skidded off the runway amid heavy rain, police and emergency services officials told the media

Sound-Absorbing Components of MC-21's PD-14 Engine Developed

July 29, 2020 @ 11:23 AM

Russias ORPE Technologiya has developed resonance-type sound-absorbing structures and burn-in-panels of PD-14 engine to United Engine Corporation (UEC) for testing. Rostec

Russian PD-14 Engine successfully "tried on" on MC-21-310 Plane

July 24, 2020 @ 07:01 AM

Russia's state-owned Rostec announced Thursday it completed installation testing of locally manufactured PD-14 engine on MC-21-310 prototype aircraft. Russia's MC-21-300 fitted with local engines has been renamed as MC-21-310