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  • PARIS: GE9X on track as design review milestone nears

    News | 17 Jun 2015 06:43 | Stephen Trimble

    ​As a five-year series of engine certification testing nears a midway point, GE Aviation has completed testing on the advanced high-pressure compressor module of the GE9X turbofan, says Bill Millhaem, general manager of the GE90/GE9X programme.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-GE9X-on-track-as-design-review-milestone-nears-413289/
  • PARIS: 3D printing 'set to change the paradigm'

    News | 17 Jun 2015 06:42 | Dan Thisdell

    ​Aerospace is poised for a “paradigm shift” in technology as 3D printing empowers engineers to “challenge the status quo” and create radical new designs.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-3D-printing-set-to-change-the-paradigm-413746/
  • PARIS: China and India demand steadies Russian Helicopters

    News | 17 Jun 2015 06:25 | Vladimir Karnozov

    Russian Helicopters (RH) is a strong, viable rotorcraft manufacturer with firm footing in the domestic and overseas markets. But its future prospects are darkened by events unfolding in the neighboring Ukraine, the company’s longtime majority supplier of turboshaft engines.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-China-and-India-demand-steadies-Russian-Helicopters-413188/
  • PARIS: Ilyushin Finance navigates choppy domestic waters

    News | 17 Jun 2015 06:15 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Only a year ago Ilyushin Finance seemed in a very different position. A longstanding debate about its mixed ownership structure was finally poised for resolution. Negotiations remained active last summer with Bombardier about a proposal to buy 100 locally-built Q400 turboprops, as the Russian lessor waited for CSeries deliveries to begin in mid-2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-Ilyushin-Finance-navigates-choppy-domestic-waters-413270/
  • PARIS: Is it too early to write the 747-8 obituary?

    News | 17 Jun 2015 06:07 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Analysts were writing the obituary for the 747-8 programme last January. When the US Air Force committed to buy the aircraft for an Air Force One replacement, Boeing was expected to cease production after delivering the two VC-25A replacements to the US government in 2017, concluding a proud, 48-year production run.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-Is-it-too-early-to-write-the-747-8-obituary-412924/
  • ST Aero secures component support deal from Flybe

    News | 17 Jun 2015 02:39 | Aaron Chong

    ST Aerospace has secured a seven-year deal to provide aircraft component support for British carrier Flybe, valued at $100 million.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ST-Aero-secures-component-support-deal-from-Flybe-413739/
  • PARIS: Avio building new technology, layer by layer

    News | 16 Jun 2015 14:43 | Dan Thisdell

    ​Avio Aero came to the Paris air show with good news on the technology front, having just seen some of its 3D-printed low-pressure jet engine turbine blades through 2,800 test cycles on its Genx test bed at Naples.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-Avio-building-new-technology-layer-by-layer-413712/
  • PARIS: Air France-KLM's MRO unit gains another 787 customer

    News | 16 Jun 2015 12:12 | Michael Gubisch

    Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance has won component support contracts from Vietnam Airlines for Boeing 787s and from Gulf Air for the Bahraini carrier's Airbus fleet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-Air-France-KLMs-MRO-unit-gains-another-787-customer-413676/
  • PARIS: Labinal Power Systems sparks onboard energy efficiency

    News | 16 Jun 2015 10:36 | Dan Thisdell

    ​At Labinal Power Systems, there's more than a spark of excitement – about power electronics computers that boast 99% electrical energy efficiency.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-Labinal-Power-Systems-sparks-onboard-energy-efficiency-413680/
  • PARIS: LHT partners with GE for GE9X and GEnx-2B overhaul

    News | 16 Jun 2015 09:43 | Michael Gubisch

    Lufthansa Technik is building a joint-venture overhaul shop with General Electric to service the engines of its parent carrier's Boeing 747-8 and on-order 777X fleet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-LHT-partners-with-GE-for-GE9X-and-GEnx-2B-overhaul-413651/
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