Gulfstream G700 makes progress in testing and performance

This article was published on: August5,2020 8:32 AM

Gulfstream Aerospace has announced the all-new, industry flagship Gulfstream G700 flight-test program is making progress with a number of accomplishments in testing and performance. The G700 has flown more than 100 test flights, recently completed company flutter testing and expanded the flight envelope at both high and low speeds. As part of Gulfstream’s testing efforts,Read More

Kallman Worldwide to strengthen Saudi Airshow’s American presence with partnership

This article was published on: August5,2020 8:29 AM

Kallman Worldwide has signed a partnership with Saudi International Airshow 2021 to strengthen the show’s American industry presence through their USA Partnership Pavilion. The inaugural event held in Riyadh in 2019 received great acclaim, hosting some 450 international exhibitors, 15,000 trade visitors and a number of high Delegations. The second edition will be held fromRead More

Rolls-Royce, Boom Supersonic sign partnership agreement

This article was published on: August5,2020 8:21 AM

Boom Supersonic, an aerospace company building the world’s fastest civil aircraft, and Rolls-Royce, has announced an engagement agreement to explore the pairing of a Rolls-Royce propulsion system with Boom’s flagship supersonic passenger aircraft, Overture. The goal of the new agreement is to work together to identify the propulsion system that would complement Boom’s Overture airframe.Read More

First black female tactical pilot marks historic milestone in naval aviation

This article was published on: August5,2020 8:15 AM

The US Navy’s first Black female tactical aircraft pilot, Lt. j.g. Madeline G. Swegle, received her ‘Wings of Gold’ recently, marking a historic milestone for naval aviation. Swegle was named a naval aviator and awarded her gold naval aviator wings alongside 25 classmates during a small ceremony at Naval Air Station Kingsville in Texas, accordingRead More

SIAEC forecasts dim outlook with no clear recovery pathway

This article was published on: August5,2020 8:12 AM

Singapore Airlines’ MRO unit fell into the red in the first-quarter, as it reiterated a “challenging” outlook with no clear recovery pathway. For the quarter ended 30 June, SIA Engineering (SIAEC) reported an operating loss of S$8.6 million ($6.2 million), reversing the S$17.7 million operating profit it posted last year. The MRO saw revenue forRead More

Air Canada posts $1.8 billion loss during Q2

This article was published on: August5,2020 8:07 AM

Air Canada posted a stunning C$1.8 billion ($1.5 billion) loss during the second quarter, as the coronavirus shut down almost all air travel in the country, and government-imposed restrictions kept passengers away. The Montreal-based carrier transported just 4% of passengers carried during the same period one year ago, in what its chief executive Calin RovinescuRead More

UK, US governments turn to startups for pressing challenges in the military space sector

This article was published on: August5,2020 8:04 AM

The UK and US governments have turned to startups and inventors in a competition to adapt commercial technology solutions to answer pressing challenges in the military space sector. The two countries have jointly put up £1 million, or $1.3 million, to tap into potential new ideas in six technology areas from small companies, innovators andRead More

Magnetic MRO Training receives Part-147 Online Training approval from ECAA

This article was published on: August4,2020 10:31 AM

Magnetic MRO Training, an international EASA Part-147 approved type training organization, has received Part-147 Online Training Approval from ECAA and is already performing its first Synchronous Distance Learning in Airbus A320 Type Training. Synchronous Distance Learning means that the theoretical part is done virtually; meanwhile, examination and Practical Training will be done on location atRead More