L3Harris missile-detection satellites projected to launch in 2023

Five missile-detection satellites built by L3Harris under Pentagon contracts are projected to launch in 2023. Despite strains in the space industry supply chains, the company expects to complete these satellites on schedule and ramp up production of 14 more to be delivered by 2025, a senior executive said. Rob Mitrevski, vice president and general managerRead More

SAMI, Lockheed Martin to develop Composites Manufacturing Center of Excellence in Riyadh

SAMI Composites has signed an agreement with Lockheed Martin to develop a Composites Manufacturing Center of Excellence in Riyadh. The Composites Manufacturing Centre of Excellence forms part of SAMI’s efforts to develop a sustainable and self-sufficient defense industries sector in Saudi Arabia, in line with the Saudi Vision 2030 goal of localizing more than 50%Read More

Airbus delivers 1st full-size wing prototype to help mature next-gen wing technologies

Airbus has successfully delivered its first full-size wing prototype or ‘demonstrator’ through its Wing of Tomorrow program to help mature next-generation wing technologies. The completion of the first of three fully composite wing demonstrators marks the integration of more than 100 different component and manufacturing technologies that include an all-new industrial assembly system, and whichRead More

PPG to meet rising demand for its commercial aerospace aftermarket products

PPG is to increase manufacturing output to meet what it said was a rising demand for its commercial aerospace aftermarket products.   The company expects to increase employment levels at its Huntsville, Alabama, and Sylmar, California, manufacturing facilities by up to 20 per cent to fulfil higher demand from new and existing customers. “We’ve benefitedRead More

Airbus maintenance market to be valued at $46.8 billion in 2031

Total maintenance market value for all Airbus models combined is projected to grow from $29.45 billion in 2022 to $46.8 billion in 2031. Demand is currently—and will continue to be—highest for the A320, which is valued at $11.3 billion in 2022 and is projected to grow to $17.4 billion by 2031. Maintenance market demand isRead More

Turkish Technic completes its 1st Boeing 777-300ER landing gear overhaul

Turkish Technic has recently completed its first Boeing 777-300ER landing gear overhaul. Increasing its competitiveness in the sector with its newly gained aircraft type and component capabilities while increasing its service portfolio in the last few years, Turkish Technic has added a significant milestone in this regard as the landing gear shipset for the 777-300ERRead More

Air Works to provide International Line Maintenance services at Dubai International Airport

Indian MRO and Aviation services and solutions provider Air Works has entered into a long-term services agreement with UAE-based Mach Technik Aircraft Maintenance to provide International Line Maintenance services at Dubai International Airport. The development marks the maiden expansion of Air Works’ International Line Maintenance business to foreign shores. With a pan-India presence across 19Read More

Positive signs of new collaborations and cooperation witnessed at Global Aerospace Summit

Positive signs of collaboration and cooperation in the aerospace and defense industry have been witnessed at the Global Aerospace Summit in Abu Dhabi. During the summit, LeoLabs, announced a multi-million-dollar award to provide data and services for the Japan Air Self Defense Force (JASDF). LeoLabs will deliver its LEO data and services platform and aRead More

Bii purchases significant Boeing 747/8, 767/777 modern spares inventory from AFG

Bii.aero, a leading provider of aircraft parts and services for the commercial aviation sector, has acquired a significant portion of Aircraft Finance Germany’s (AFG) inventory of enhanced Boeing spares many of which are interchangeable between Boeing 747-8, 767 and 777 aircraft types. The material, including high ticket rotable components, will be integrated into Bii’s stockRead More

Aero Norway’s focus on dedicated strategy for MRO stability and investment

Aero Norway, the independent engine MRO provider and trusted partner for customers operating CFM56-3, CFM56-5B and 7B engines, is focusing its energies on a dedicated strategy that will see stability and investment deliver tangible customer benefits.  The plan is underpinned by a rigorous evaluation of processes and procedures, covering all areas of the business fromRead More