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HelicoptersRussian Helicopters completes its South-east Asian demo tour
The final stop in Kuala Lumpur
Mi-171A2 and Ansat helicopters, manufactured by the Russian Helicopters holding company (part of State Corporation Rostec), completed a demonstration tour of the countries of Southeast Asia. Attendees... more
AirlinesCorsair: 7 new A-330neo aircraft if purchased by Intro Aviation
TUI should ratify the sale in the coming weeks
If the German Group TUI decides to give away the sale to Intro Aviation -and to the Crestline- of Corsair International, the fleet of aircraft will probably be doubled with the purchase of at least 7 Airbus... more
HelicoptersLeonardo-Mitsui Bussan Aerospace: contract for four helicopters
For AW-169, AW-139 and AW-189
Leonardo and Mitsui Bussan Aerospace, the official distributor in Japan for the AW-169, AW-139 and AW-189 helicopter models, announced yesterday a contract for four additional aircraft during an official... more
HelicoptersJapan: soon the announcement of the new attack helicopter
Fight between AH-1Z and UH-60J/JA with the H-145M as possible outsider
The modernization of the Japanese armed forces does not stop and soon will be announced what will be the new attack helicopter to be used also by the Navy on the helicopter carrier, which once identified... more
AirlinesAlitalia: probably a decree next week to extend the bridge loan
The risk is always that of an EU infringement procedure
With a decree that will probably be issued next week, the Italian government will extend by 6 months the deadline for the restitution of the bridge loan of € 900 million (plus interest), granted in May 2... more
ReportMH390 Malaysia: was found new aircraft debris in Madagascar?
Passenger relatives ask to reopen the searches
The family members of the 239 people who were on board the Malaysia Airlines Boeing B-777/200ER plane, mysteriously disappeared during the flight between Kuala Lumpur and Beijing (MH370), asked to the... more
ReportNATO: meeting among foreign ministers to resolve the Russian question
On the table Ukraine and the violation of the INF Treaty
As soon as the G20 summit ends, NATO foreign ministers will meet on 4 and 5 December in Brussels, in an "extraordinary" summit that will serve to try to throw a single and general line concerning Russia's... more
ReportLion Air incident: wouldn't an indicator light have saved the plane?
Warning of incorrect sensor reading not present, but not mandatory
If the Lion Air had installed the "AOA Disagree" aboard its Boeing B-737 MAX airplane perhaps the incident of October 29 would not have happened, but the indicator light warns the pilots that the readings... more
AerospaceNASA: today announcement of collaboration with companies to return to the Moon
The space agency will be a "customer among many customers"
NASA in a press conference that will be held today in Washington at 2 pm EST -the 8pm In Italy- will announce the partnership with 9 US aerospace companies to be able to return to the Moon in the next... more
AirlinesJoon: the adventure of the carrier created for the millenials is over
Smith intends to bring everything back into Air France
According to "Le Figaro" the adventure of the Joon carrier could be terminated, this because the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Air France-KLM Benjamin Smith would intend to close it being considered... more
AirlinesWow Air: a US fund last hope for the carrier
IndiGo interested in detecting the Icelandic low-cost
The last hope to avoid the failure of Wow Air carrier is IndiGo, intent on seeking an agreement for the acquisition of the Icelandic low-cost airline operating on intercontinental connections. An indiscretion... more
OccurrencesGermany. Emergency landing for Merkel's aircraft
The State aircraft used to transport Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel to Buenos Aires for the G20 summit had to make an emergency landing yesterday evening at Cologne airport after taking off from Berlin... more
HelicoptersAirbus Helicopters expands presence in Japan
The industry will add a MRO complex
Riding on its growing business, Airbus Helicopters will be adding a Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) complex adjacent to its existing facility in the Kobe Airport Facility in Japan. Construction... more
IndustryFincantieri: "Nieuw Statendam" cruise ship presented
At its shipyard in Marghera at the presence of Deputy Minister Edoardo Rixi
At the presence of the Italian Vice-minister of Infrastructures and Transport Edoardo Rixi, “Nieuw Statendam”, the new cruise ship of Holland America Line, a brand under Carnival Corporation & plc, was... more
Finance and economyLeonardo: signed a Term Loan Facility
For EUR 500 million
Leonardo signed a new Term Loan Facility with a pool of domestic and international banks for the purpose of refinancing existing debt. The credit line amounts to 500 million euros and has a maturity... more
AirlinesLion Air incident. Investigators: "Aircraft had been judged suitable for flight"
Without the missing cockpit recorder, it will hardly be made light
The Indonesian investigators said today -at a press conference- that the Boeing B-737 MAX 8 plane, of Lion Air crashed on October 29, off the coast of Jakarta, was considered suitable to fly at the end... more
AirlinesIcelandair: skip the acquisition of the rival carrier Wow Air
Difficulty in planning the merger or financial problems?
The acquisition of Wow Air by the rival carrier Icelandair may no longer be completed as the Icelandic government and the company's management in economic difficulties would not be able to prepare the... more
Civil aviationRussia: the MC-21 aircraft, a wasted opportunity?
It could have become a real competitor of Airbus and Boeing
Probably if it had been developed before the Irkrut MC-21 could have competed on par with the rival aircraft produced by Airbus (the A-320s) and by Boeing (the B-737s), this because the airplane is getting... more
IndustryATR delivers 1,500th aircraft
The -72/600 is flying in the colours of JAC
Turboprop manufacturer ATR today celebrates its 1,500th aircraft delivery with the entire ATR employee community. The ATR-72/600 was delivered to Japan Air Commuter (JAC) at the end of October. This represents... more
Finance and economyLeonardo: financing from EIB in technological development support
For EUR 300 million and focused on four specific areas
Leonardo and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have signed a loan agreement for 300 million euros in Rome today.The financing has the purpose of supporting the investment projects planned in the Company... more
IndustryFincantieri to take part in the construction of a bridge in Romani
About 2 km long, it will be the longest suspension bridge of the country and the third in Europe
Fincantieri, through its subsidiary Fincantieri Infrastructure, will participate in the construction of a suspension bridge in Romania, which, once completed, will be the longest in the country and with... more
IndustryJapan: ground test on UH-X helicopter engines
Maiden flight and the first orders in the next year?
The operational history of the UH-1 family of helicopters could continue thanks to the Japanese UH-X prototype, built by Subaru Corporation and on which the first ground tests of the engine began before... more
ReportRussia-Ukraine. Merkel: "Countries have the right to their independence"
But economic sanctions will not be tightened up yet
Speaking today at the Ukrainian-German economic forum in Berlin, Chancellor Angela Merkel explained that "there can not be a military solution" to the tense situation with Russia, reiterating its full... more
AccidentsIsrael: IAI-Boeing agreement for aircraft cooperation?
It would allow the Israeli company to increase its capacity
After the Israeli government has sent to the United States the demand for an order of more than 10 billion dollars for combat aircraft, refuelling airplanes and helicopters to purchase from Boeing, it... more
Science and technologyAir transport. Future with broadband-connected aircraft?
It would guarantee better experiences and management
For air transport, the future is not just electric or supersonic aircraft, but also broadband connections for passengers. A sector that should grow in line with that of traffic for which it will be necessary... more
AerospaceRussia: there will be in 2025 in orbit the first section of the lunar space station?
Still to design the carrier rocket, the spacecraft and the landing module
In the next three months the director of the Russian space agency (Roscosmos) Dimitry Rogozin should announce what the stages will be and how the lunar program of the Nation will be structured, but in... more
IndustryPiaggio Aerospace: the Government stall on the 766 million euros
Postponed the parliamentary hearing scheduled for today
The parliamentary hearing set for today on the 766 million Euro order to purchase 20 drone (UAV, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) P-2HH aircraft from Piaggio Aerospace has been postponed until a later date, because... more
IndustryLeonardo welcomes Polish Bielik M-346 airplane
The ceremony took place in the last days in Deblin
Leonardo to welcome the Polish Bielik trainer to the M-346 family. The Polish First Lady solemnly christened the airplane, which serves in the Polish Air Force. The ceremony, which took place in the 4th... more
Civil aviation"Brexit": soon the agreement between the UK and the US on air transport
The situation will remain almost unchanged
The United States and the United Kingdom will sign an agreement on civil aviation thus allowing air connections to be maintained and avoiding a possible block following the British exit from the European... more
Military aviationRussia: new generation radar for MiG-35 aircraft
It will allow identifying multiple targets simultaneously
The Russian fighter aircraft Mikoyan MiG-35, the latest version of the MiG-29, could soon be equipped with a phased array radar with active research, as it already happens on air superiority aircraft of... more