New program for young space explorers launched at Paris Air Show

A new international education program to reward aspiring young space explorers and their teachers with a hands-on astronaut training experience at the US Space and Rocket Center’s renowned Space Camp in Huntsville, AL, was launched at the 2019 Paris Air Show. The “Astronaut Al Worden Endeavour Scholarship,” named for the Apollo 15 Command Module PilotRead More

Emirati astronauts complete European Space Agency training in Germany

The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) on recently announced that Emirati astronauts Hazzaa Al Mansoori and Sultan Al Neyadi have completed their training at the European Astronaut Centre of the European Space Agency in Cologne, Germany. The training focused on the European unit, Columbus, onboard the International Space Station (ISS) and is part ofRead More

MA Group, Sichuan sign joint agreement for implementing MRO capabilities

MA Group and Sichuan Haite Group officially signed a cooperation agreement at the 53rd Paris aerospace show in Paris, France. The parties will establish Joint Venture(s) in China and for implementing the MRO and manufacturing and R&D business for aircraft landing gears and aircraft composite components. Established in 1991, Haite Group is an integrated groupRead More

ST Engineering maintains top position in Airframe MRO with Top Global Ranking

ST Engineering once again proved it is the leading global airframe MRO service provider by clinching, for the eighth consecutive time since 2002, top position in a biennial ranking conducted by Aviation Week Network. In the results of the Top 10 Airframe MRO provider ranking released earlier this year, ST Engineering continues to lead theRead More

Joramco successfully completes its first C Check For Royal Jordanian

Joramco, the Amman-based MRO and engineering arm for Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE), has announced that it has successfully completed its first C Check on a Royal Jordanian Boeing 787 aircraft. The project was completed at the MRO service provider’s facility located in the free zone area in Queen Alia International Airport in Amman-Jordan. Onsite, theRead More

Boeing to remanufacture 600 AH-64E Apaches

The US Army plans to grant Boeing a multiyear contract for the production or remanufacture of up to 600 AH-64E Apache attack helicopters. The potential contract’s value was undisclosed, though it would consist of a five-year multiyear contract or one-year contract with options from FY2022 to FY2026, according to a US Army notice online. TheRead More

Why the B-1 Bomber just wouldn’t call it quits?

In December of 1998, seven years after the final shots of the Gulf War, American pilots found themselves once again flying combat missions over Iraq. While the US’s only supersonic heavy payload bomber had been sidelined throughout the Gulf War, this new mission, dubbed Operation Desert Fox, would be the B-1B Lancer’s combat debut. TheRead More

Raytheon and AirMap partner for UAS into the national airspace system

Raytheon Company has signed a strategic agreement with AirMap, the leading global airspace intelligence platform for drones, to collaborate on future projects to safely integrate unmanned aerial systems (UAS), commonly referred to as drones, into the national airspace system and unlock the positive economic and social benefits of expanded commercial drone operations. “AirMap is usheringRead More

Pratt & Whitney expands military aftermarket services in Oklahoma

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp., announced an expansion of its Military Aftermarket Services in Oklahoma. Pratt & Whitney plans to make a multimillion-dollar investment to upgrade existing facilities, supporting sustainment operations at the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex based at Tinker Air Force Base. This expansion will create more than 100Read More

Indian airlines launch new services from Jet Airways’ unused flying rights

Indian airlines are expected to launch services to new and existing in destinations in the Middle East after they were allotted additional weekly seats from Jet Airways’ quota, sources have said. India’s Directorate General Civil Aviation (DGCA) allocated the international flying rights of the now grounded Jet Airways to Air India and private Indian carriersRead More