Aviation News Releases | Aviation Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space & Tourism: “Boeing, Korean Air Announce Order for Two 747-8 Freighters” plus 24 more

Aviation News Releases | Aviation Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space & Tourism: “Boeing, Korean Air Announce Order for Two 747-8 Freighters” plus 24 more

Link to Aviation News Releases | Aviation Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space & Tourism

Boeing, Korean Air Announce Order for Two 747-8 Freighters

Posted: 21 Mar 2011 10:01 AM PDT

SEATTLE, March 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Korean Air announced an order for two new 747-8 Freighters. The order value is $639 million at Boeing list prices. “Korean Air continues…

( … Click the title above to read full story … )

Airbus and TAROM launch Europe’s first bio-fuel ‘value-chain’

Posted: 21 Mar 2011 09:58 AM PDT

Project aims to commercialise bio-fuel made from Camelina . Airbus and TAROM Romanian Air Transport together with a consortium of key stakeholders have established one of Europe’s first…

( … Click the title above to read full story … )

The largest composite fuselage panel for Airbus’ A350 XWB completes its curing process

Posted: 21 Mar 2011 09:54 AM PDT

The A350 XWB programme has reached a new industrial milestone with the successful curing of this new-generation jetliner’s largest composite fuselage panel. The 93-square metre component was…

( … Click the title above to read full story … )

Testing of Bombardier CSeries Aircraft Systems Begins

Posted: 21 Mar 2011 09:54 AM PDT

The first systems for Bombardier’s CSeries airliner program are now being developed and tested at partners and vendors in Canada, the United States and Europe prior to delivery to Bombardier’s…

( … Click the title above to read full story … )

NASA Releases First-Ever HD Footage Of SRB Recovery Ship Mission

Posted: 21 Mar 2011 09:39 AM PDT

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — For the first time, NASA has released high-definition video taken during the retrieval of solid rocket booster segments from the Atlantic Ocean. The solid rocket boosters…

( … Click the title above to read full story … )

NASA Holds Information Technology Summit In August

Posted: 21 Mar 2011 09:36 AM PDT

WASHINGTON — NASA’s second Information Technology Summit will bring together government and industry leaders to provide the latest perspectives on the IT field. The summit will take place August…

( … Click the title above to read full story … )

Single-Aisle Aircraft: Financing Gains Influence

Posted: 21 Mar 2011 09:29 AM PDT

By Michael Mecham . Scottsdale, Ariz. . As major manufacturers fight for their definition of what future 100-200-seat, single-aisle aircraft will look like,…

( … Click the title above to read full story … )

U.S. Navy Awards LCS Contracts

Posted: 21 Mar 2011 09:27 AM PDT

By Michael Fabey . As anticipated, the U.S. Navy has awarded follow-on contracts worth about $745.2 million to teams led by Lockheed Martin and …

( … Click the title above to read full story … )

No-Fly Zone Carries Political Clout

Posted: 21 Mar 2011 09:25 AM PDT

By David A. Fulghum davef@aviationweek.com, Robert Wall wall@aviationweek.com . WASHINGTON, LONDON . The United Nations has approved establishment of a…

( … Click the title above to read full story … )

Successful Test Flight For Boeing 747-8I

Posted: 21 Mar 2011 09:22 AM PDT

By Michael Mecham mecham@aviationweek.com . EVERETT, WASH. . After a 4 hr., 25 min. flight, Boeing captains Mark Feuerstein and Paul Stemer brought the first…

( … Click the title above to read full story … )

Robot Research Focuses On Versatility

Posted: 21 Mar 2011 09:20 AM PDT

By Paul McLeary, Sharon Weinberger . Washington, Washington . In 2001, the U.S. Congress handed the Pentagon its marching orders for unmanned technologies:…

( … Click the title above to read full story … )

Guam Global Hawks Surveying Earthquake Damage

Posted: 21 Mar 2011 09:18 AM PDT

By Amy Butler . Two of the Air Force’s new Global Hawk Block 30 aircraft are conducting imagery intelligence missions over Japan following the massive…

( … Click the title above to read full story … )

Washington Hears Cessna Wish List

Posted: 21 Mar 2011 09:16 AM PDT

By William Garvey william_garvey@aviationweek.com . Cessna’s Jack Pelton told a Congressional panel yesterday that insufficient funding at FAA could curtail…

( … Click the title above to read full story … )

FAA Certifications Held Up By Budget Stalemate

Posted: 21 Mar 2011 09:14 AM PDT

By Kerry Lynch kerry_lynch@aviationweek.com . WASHINGTON . The ongoing series of short-term authorization extensions and an uncertain budget has prompted FAA…

( … Click the title above to read full story … )

Messenger Probe Becomes First To Orbit Mercury

Posted: 21 Mar 2011 09:12 AM PDT

By Frank Morring, Jr. . Engineers at the Applied Physics Laboratory are checking out the systems on NASA’s Messenger probe after it became the first manmade…

( … Click the title above to read full story … )

U.S. Budget Crunch May Boost Hosted Payloads

Posted: 21 Mar 2011 09:10 AM PDT

By Frank Morring, Jr., Michael A. Taverna . Washington, Paris . Satellite operators who have faced an uphill battle trying to sell space on their platforms to…

( … Click the title above to read full story … )

Second Iranian Plane Forced To Land In Turkey

Posted: 21 Mar 2011 08:43 AM PDT

An Iranian cargo plane was forced to land in southeast Turkey for the second time within a week on suspicion it was carrying weapons or bomb-making material to Syria, Turkish media reported on…

( … Click the title above to read full story … )

Chile LAN-TAM Ruling May Be Ready By May

Posted: 21 Mar 2011 08:42 AM PDT

Chile’s antitrust investigation of the proposed merger of LAN and TAM airlines could conclude by mid-May, the head of the antitrust tribunal was quoted as saying by a newspaper …

( … Click the title above to read full story … )

Boeing’s New 747 Completes First Test Flight

Posted: 21 Mar 2011 08:40 AM PDT

Boeing’s 747-8 Intercontinental, the new passenger version of its jumbo jet, completed its maiden flight on Sunday, marking a key milestone for the aircraft model more closely associated with…

( … Click the title above to read full story … )

Ryanair Diverts Sicily Flights Due To Libya

Posted: 21 Mar 2011 08:37 AM PDT

Irish budget carrier Ryanair is being forced to divert flights from Trapani airport in Sicily from Monday because of military operations over Libya, the airline said on Sunday …

( … Click the title above to read full story … )

Boeing Supplier Concerned Over Japan Fuel Supplies

Posted: 21 Mar 2011 08:31 AM PDT

A Japanese company making galleys for the long-awaited Boeing 787 Dreamliner said delivery of the component could be delayed if fuel becomes even scarcer after last week’s earthquake and tsunami…

( … Click the title above to read full story … )

Libyan Airspace Closed To Civil Traffic

Posted: 21 Mar 2011 08:27 AM PDT

Libyan airspace was closed to civil aviation on Friday, according to European air traffic control body Eurocontrol, after the United Nations Security Council imposed a no-fly zone over the country…

( … Click the title above to read full story … )

BA Investigates Japan Flight Cost “Error”

Posted: 21 Mar 2011 08:25 AM PDT

British Airways is investigating what they described as a “system error” which saw some flights from Tokyo being charged at 10 times the price they were a week ago …

( … Click the title above to read full story … )

BA Worker Jailed For Plane Bomb Plot

Posted: 21 Mar 2011 08:24 AM PDT

An Islamist who worked as a British Airways computer expert was jailed for 30 years on Friday for plotting with a radical cleric to blow up a plane bound for the United States …

( … Click the title above to read full story … )

HK Room Shortage Turns Japan Evacuees Away

Posted: 21 Mar 2011 08:22 AM PDT

People using Hong Kong as a hub for evacuation from disaster-stricken Japan may need to turn to other regional bases because of a shortage of hotel rooms …

( … Click the title above to read full story … )

+See more news







Aviation News Releases Magazine
AviationNewsReleases.com
“We want you to read it, and have the same pleasure that we have to create it!” ®
Copyright © 2011 Aviation News Releases Magazine ®
Computer Technology: New York, Los Angeles, USA
São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Porto Alegre, Brasil
All rights reserved

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s