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    Phenom 100 gets approval for Garmin G1000 NXi upgrade


    Garmin has secured US certification for the next-generation G1000 NXi integrated flightdeck on the Embraer Phenom 100, and says its will perform the first upgrades on the entry-level business jet “very soon”.

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    China Eastern receives first A350 with cockpit touchscreens


    China Eastern Airlines has taken delivery of the first Airbus A350 to be fitted with a touchscreen option for the large displays in the aircraft’s cockpit. The initial aircraft to receive the option is an A350-900, MSN373, which is registered B-30CW. FlightGlobal had reported last year that Airbus ...

  • Zipair Tokyo Economy Seat

    Zipair Tokyo reveals cabin for 787-8s


    Japanese start-up carrier Zipair Tokyo has equipped its first Boeing 787-8 aircraft with Jamco and Recaro seats. This is configured with 290 seats across two classes, with Jamco supplying 18 full-flat seats in business class and 272 seats in economy class from Recaro. Source: Zipair Tokyo ...

  • Recaro produces about a third of its seats in China

    Recaro boosts capacity at China factory


    Recaro Aircraft Seating has opened its expanded production facility in Qingdao, China, increasing production capacity at the site to 60,000 seats per annum. The expansion adds 7,500 square metres and will accommodate up to five new assembly lines. Source: Recaro Recaro produces about a third ...

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    Will technology transform efficiency of flight?


    In his classic A Brief History of Time, Stephen Hawking freely admitted he struggled to visualise multiple dimensions – barely coping with two. If the physicist who upturned thinking about black holes, relativity and quantum mechanics could not quite grapple with the shape of the universe (or in his case, ...

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    Seating firm Adient Aerospace snaps up Lift by EnCore


    Aircraft seating joint venture Adient Aerospace has significantly increased its operation with the acquisition of economy-class specialist Lift by EnCore.

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    Ameco unveils A319CJ cabin mock-up


    Chinese MRO firm Ameco has unveiled a full-scale cabin interior mock-up of the Airbus A319 corporate jet, its first for the variant.

  • News

    Invert Robotics partners NDT to progress in aviation


    New Zealand robotics company Invert Robotics has partnered with US aerospace non-destructive testing group NDT Solutions (NDTS) in a deal that will see its innovative robotic solution developed for aerospace applications.

  • News

    Boeing communications head to resign


    Boeing’s senior vice president of communications, Anne Toulouse, will be retiring from her post in 2020, the Chicago-based aircraft manufacturer says in a statement on 22 November.

  • LM-100J

    Lockheed eyes night firefighting with LM-100J


    Lockheed Martin is eager to develop a unique night firefighting capability for its LM-100J FireHerc variant.

  • News

    ​Sain succeeds Nakano as CEO of Panasonic Avionics


    Panasonic Avionics has hired former Boeing Global Services executive Ken Sain as chief executive, succeeding former CEO Hideo Nakano.

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    Airbus and EasyJet to jointly study electric aircraft


    EasyJet and Airbus have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly assess the potential of hybrid- and full-electric aircraft for short-haul flights across Europe.

  • News

    MEA picks Honeywell avionics for new Airbus fleet


    Middle East Airlines has signed an agreement with Honeywell for cockpit technology in its new Airbus fleet.

  • News

    UAE to join MBDA effort on SmartGlider missile


    Missile maker MBDA is looking to collaborate with the UAE on the development of its SmartGlider munition as part of an agreement between France and the Middle Eastern nation.

  • News

    DUBAI: Honeywell and S&K seal support pact


    ​Honeywell and MRO provider S&K Logistics Services have signed an agreement that will reduce the downtime and cut costs for customers buying defence equipment via the US government’s Foreign Military Sales mechanism.

  • News

    DUBAI: ATR taps growing interest in onboard streaming


    ATR foresees increasing demand for in-flight streaming on its turboprops, more than a year after it launched its Cabinstream in-flight entertainment system.

  • News

    DUBAI: Collins unveils new touchscreen MFD


    Collins Aerospace is displaying a developmental widescreen multifunction display that it wants to offer for both new aircraft types and as a retrofit.

  • News

    DUBAI: New Boeing seating joint venture debuts at show


    Adient Aerospace – Boeing’s new seating joint venture – is making a first Dubai appearance with its two key products prominently displayed on the stand of its parent company.

  • Analysis

    Collins chief says integration ahead of plan


    Almost exactly a year ago, Rockwell Collins completed its long-running merger with the UTAS division of United Technologies to create one of the most diversified businesses in aerospace. Collins Aerospace – itself an amalgam of a series of acquisitions over the past decade, including B/E, Arinc and Goodrich – emerged ...

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    In depth

    Gallery of the best images from the 2019 Dubai airshow


    All the best images from the 2019 Dubai Airshow, captured from on the ground in the United Arab Emirates. Catch up on all the latest news, in-depth analysis and opinion from the show here.