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  • IN FOCUS: Southeast Asian aerospace sector extends its reach


    Southeast Asian companies have an increasingly visible present in the airline industry, as established names, and...


  • Human power sheds light on winglets


    Experience with low-powered aircraft aerodynamics gained during the 1970s and 1980s - by engineering teams in the USA,...


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  • Superior Aviation back in court to battle Textron

    News | 23 Jul 2012 23:00 | John Croft

    <P>A US court has given permission to reopen a bankruptcy case involving a subsidiary of prospective Hawker Beechcraft purchaser Beijing-based Superior Aviation. The ruling, on 25 May, centres on Texas-based Superior Air Parts (SAP), previously owned by Thielert. Superior bought SAP in 2009 for $7 million after Thielert filed for bankruptcy on 31 December 2008.</P> <P>In March this year, SAP asked the courts to have its bankruptcy case reopened. The seemingly odd request came in response to a civil lawsuit filed in January by Cessna parent Textron. </P> <P>SAP builds engines and US Federal Aviation Administration parts manufacturer approved (PMA) components for Lycoming piston engines, and, as such, is the main competitor to Textron's Avco subsidiary, the OEM for Lycoming products. </P> <P>Prior to the bankruptcy and subsequent acquisition by Superior, Thielert made an agreement to sell its PMAs and most of its other assets to Avco as part of a Chapter 11 process, but later withdrewhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Superior-Aviation-back-in-court-to-battle-Textron-374533/
  • IN FOCUS: Southeast Asian aerospace sector extends its reach

    News | 13 Feb 2012 08:00 | Mavis Toh

    Southeast Asian companies have an increasingly visible present in the airline industry, as established names, and several new ones, look to benefit from growing demand.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IN-FOCUS-Southeast-Asian-aerospace-sector-extends-its-reach-367870/
  • Human power sheds light on winglets

    News | 28 Nov 2011 09:00 | Dan Thisdell

    Experience with low-powered aircraft aerodynamics gained during the 1970s and 1980s - by engineering teams in the USA, Europe and Japan bidding to win Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) prizes for human-powered aircraft (HPA) - is widely credited with paving the way for high-altitude, long-endurance unmanned systems.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Human-power-sheds-light-on-winglets-363917/
  • Comment: New 'Dawn', same feel to Libyan campaign

    News | 28 Mar 2011 09:00

    The US-led coalition taking on Libyan leader Col Gaddafi has again shown the rapid effect of overwhelming air power, but must avoid getting bogged down like in Iraq and Kosovo ...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Comment-New-Dawn-same-feel-to-Libyan-campaign-354766/
  • Airport IT Trends 2010: Sharing the experience

    News | 25 Nov 2010 21:48 | Gillian Jenner

    As increasing numbers of IT projects request funding, information technology chiefs are turning to initiatives such as common-use passenger processing systems to do more with lesshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airport-IT-Trends-2010-Sharing-the-experience-350226/
  • British Airways and Tata team on MRO IT offering

    News | 04 Oct 2010 08:01 | Niall O’Keeffe

    British Airways and India's Tata Consultancy Services have joined forces to offer maintenance organisations an information technology product branded as...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/British-Airways-and-Tata-team-on-MRO-IT-offering-348083/