Systems & interiors – Page 17

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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.

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    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”.

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    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.

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    Textron Q3 deliveries flat as defence drags


    ​Deliveries at Textron’s aircraft manufacturers were stable in the third quarter, helping the parent company raise its earnings per share and operating margins during the time frame even as defence products continued to drag on the company’s income.

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    Boeing inks digital service, training deals with Korean carriers


    Boeing’s services business has renewed its partnership with Korean Air and its affiliate Jin Air in the areas of pilot training and digital solutions.

  • Josh Wheeler

    INTERVIEW: Becoming a hacker's worst enemy


    As cybersecurity threats on business aviation increase, Josh Wheeler, senior director entry into service and cybersecurity solutions at Satcom Direct leads the battle against the invisible attacks.

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    Raytheon and UTC shareholders green-light $74bn merger


    ​Shareholders of aerospace company United Technologies (UTC) and defence contractor Raytheon have approved the companies' planned merger, putting the deal on track to close in the first half of 2020.

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    Qantas accepts first reconfigured A380


    The first Qantas Airbus A380 featuring an upgraded cabin will re-enter service on 2 October on the London-Singapore-Sydney route.

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    Avio Interiors set to make a return with Airbus


    There are more airliners than ever in the skies – but competition to supply their seating remains tough. Three big players – Collins Aerospace Systems, Safran, and Recaro – dominate the market, with a number of start-ups emerging in recent years to focus on niches such as premium or entry-level lines. Even Boeing has got in on the act, acquiring one seat manufacturer, Encore, and partnering with another, Adient, in a joint venture.

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    Airbus: Single-pilot freighters a step to airliner operations


    The Airbus autonomous-airliner roadmap could see the technology pioneered with single-pilot operations of cargo aircraft, ahead of its introduction on passenger airliners.

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    VietJet receives first 240-seat ‘Cabin Flex’ A321neo


    Vietnam low-cost carrier VietJet Air has taken delivery of the first Airbus 321neo equipped with 240 seats in the new Airbus Cabin Flex configuration.

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    Boeing lands digital service deals with Asian carriers


    Boeing’s services business has signed a series of orders and contracts from Asia-Pacific carriers, primarily for its digital products.