All Systems & Interiors news – Page 16

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    Rostec to design new Russian landing-gear for Superjet


    ​Russian state technology firm Rostec is to develop a new landing-gear assembly for the Sukhoi Superjet 100 under the programme to increase domestic components on the type.

  • HAPSMobile Hawk30 in second test flight

    Solar-powered Hawk30 completes 1.5h second flight


    HAPSMobile’s Hawk30 solar-powered, high-altitude platform completed its second test flight in the last two months when it touched down after a 1.5h flight at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center in Southern California.

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    Embraer names new CFO and COO


    ​Embraer named Antonio Carlos Garcia as the company’s new chief financial officer and investor relations officer replacing Nelson Salgado, who will move to the chief operations officer role at the Brazilian aircraft manufacturer.

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    Safran propulsion head selected to succeed chief Petitcolin


    ​French aerospace firm Safran has named its propulsion division head, Olivier Andries, as its next chief executive from 2021.

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    ​Spirit AeroSystems sees Bombardier deal as path to new markets


    Spirit AeroSystems views its pending purchase of Bombardier's aerospace businesses as a means to acquire more Airbus work, expand its footprint into lower-cost regions and acquire high-tech, composite manufacturing assets.

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    Embraer delivers 44 jets in third quarter


    ​Brazilian planemaker Embraer says it delivered 44 aircraft in the third quarter of 2019, including its first new flagship E195-E2, to launch customer Azul, bringing total deliveries in 2019 to 117 aircraft.

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    Piper's M600 and Cirrus Vision Jet add automated landing feature


    Piper Aircraft’s M600 turboprop and Cirrus Aircraft’s Vision Jet are to feature a new Garmin automatic landing capability in a first for general aviation aircraft.

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    Embraer’s growth tied to health of Latin American economies


    ​Brazilian planemaker Embraer sees its future success in Latin America closely tied to the region’s economic prosperity and political stability as its current customers, both in its home country as well as amongst its Latin American neighbors, mull their next metal move.

  • Analysis

    Why Boeing faces 'worst crisis' in its history


    Boeing remains the world s largest aerospace company by revenue, but its lead over number two Airbus shrank further on 23 October with a third quarter financial report riddled with challenges, among them tumbling revenue, the 737 Max crisis, 777X delays, a 787 production rate cut and unresolved KC-46A quality ...

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    Boeing earns $1.2bil profit by relying on defence & services


    ​Boeing squeaked out $1.2 billion in net earnings for the third quarter of 2019, despite a $40 million loss from operations in its commercial airplanes division.

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    Boeing profit plummets as 737 Max crisis deepens


    Boeing’s profit in the third quarter fell by more than half as the company continues to suffer from fallout following the global 737 Max grounding.

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    Vu Systems and Saab partner on EFVS package


    A new technology capable of “seeing through clouds” which its creators promise will revolutionise operations in low-visibility minima – has been launched at NBAA.

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    Boeing’s Kevin McAllister resigns amid growing 737 Max crisis


    Kevin McAllister, Boeing’s commercial aircraft chief since 2016, has become the first management casualty of the ongoing 737 Max drama which has grounded all of the next-generation aircraft for the past eight months after two accidents killed 346 people.

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    Bombardier brings big data to business aviation


    ​Bombardier is to offer to install a health monitoring unit (HMU) in every Global and Challenger free of charge, as part of an initiative to bring the growing world of big data to business aviation.

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    Collins Aerospace Q3 revenue, profit rise on synergies


    Revenue at Collins Aerospace jumped 64% in the third quarter, primarily due to acquisitions, prompting parent company United Technologies (UTC) to once again raise its 2019 full-year financial estimates for the business unit ahead of a planned corporate merger with Raytheon.

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    P&W Q3 profit rises 15% on aftermarket sales


    Pratt & Whitney's third-quarter operating profit rose 15% year-on-year to $471 million on growth in its military and commercial aftermarket as well as due to cost reduction for its geared turbofan (GTF) engine programme and favorable commercial OEM mix.

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    Textron upbeat after Longitude certification


    Textron Aviation officials are upbeat ahead of this year’s NBAA, as the company’s new super midsize jet, the Cessna Citation Longitude, makes its official post-certification debut at an international airshow.

  • News

    Europe’s regulator targets January return for Max, Reuters reports


    European regulators say that the earliest date they may be able to certify the Boeing 737 Max to return to service would likely be in January 2020 following flight tests independent of the Federal Aviation Administration, Reuters news service reports on 21 October.

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    Boeing says text messages between pilots were misinterpreted


    ​Boeing says instant text messages between company pilots suggesting that it may have had prior understanding of the flaws in its Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS) on 737 Max aircraft have been misinterpreted, and it was “unfortunate” that they were released without “meaningful explanation”.

  • Marsh Harbour post-Dorian

    Bahamas aviation sector regroups after Hurricane Dorian


    Alicia Cooke, an employee of Bahamas fixed-base operator (FBO) Cherokee Aviation, weathered much of Hurricane Dorian trapped with her family in the hallway of their Abaco home, holding shut a door, praying the wind and storm surge would not take them away.