PW1100G on A320neo.

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P&W’s commercial engine shipments and aftermarket sales tumble in Q2

Pratt and Whitney’s engine deliveries sunk by half year-on-year in the second quarter, while aftermarket sales also tumbled, pushing P&W to a $457 million loss for the period.

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Collins will not deliver Max components until second half of 2021, says Raytheon

Collins Aerospace will likely not begin shipping components for Boeing’s still-grounded 737 Max until the second half of 2021.

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Regulators approve Garmin autoland on TBM 940

Daher has secured US and European certifications for Garmin’s autoland safety system in the TBM 940 single-engined turboprop.

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Combined cockpit-voice and data recorder set for A320neo line

Airbus A320neos will have a new combined cockpit-voice and flight-data recorder line-fit option this year following certification of L3Harris Technologies’ latest model.

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Seat maker Zim Flugsitz files for insolvency

German seat manufacturer Zim Flugsitz has filed for debtor-in-possession insolvency proceedings, citing a “persistent and considerable decline in sales since the start of the coronavirus pandemic”.

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Certification testing starts on new Il-96 navigation system

Russia’s new Ilyushin Il-96-400M is set to benefit from an upgraded navigation system for the four-engined type, after certification testing of the equipment commenced.

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Diehl’s vision for post-coronavirus crisis aircraft cabins

The prospect of having to modify aircraft cabins in order to reduce the infection risk during flights will likely be another headache for cash-strapped airlines battling to survive the coronavirus crisis.

Sukhoi Superjet 100

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Superjet starts flight tests with domestic inertial navigation system

Irkut has commenced testing of a domestically-built inertial navigation system which will feature on a modified version of the Superjet 100.

Korean Air 747-81

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​Korean Air to sell in-flight catering and retail businesses

Korean Air is selling its in-flight catering and duty-free businesses and has signed a memorandum of understanding with local private equity fund, Hahn & Company.

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Airbus completes two-year autonomous systems trials

Airbus has concluded a two-year-long autonomous-systems test project after over 500 flights, achieving significant breakthroughs in technology demonstrations.