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            Unsafe Airspace Over Crimea, Ukraine

The Federal Aviation Administration warned U.S. air carriers not to fly in a region about 200 miles away from where Malaysian crash occurred in Ukraine. ... more

            Malaysia jet crashes in east Ukraine

 A Malaysia Airlines jet carrying 295 people has crashed in east Ukraine on a flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. There are no signs of survivors at the scene of the crash near the village of Grabovo, in rebel-held territory close to the border with Russia. ... more


            Elbit Systems and Nicarnica Aviation Sign MOU for the Integration of Volcanic Ash Detection Capabilities on Elbit’s Clear Vision™ EVS


Elbit Systems and Nicarnica Aviation announced today that they signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to cooperate on an exclusive basis for the implementation on commercial aircraft of Nicarnica’s volcanic ash detection technology into Elbit Systems’ Enhanced Vision System (EVS) cameras. The combined solution will enable pilots to avoid flying into contaminated areas while still maintaining safe operation in areas influenced by volcanic eruptions. ... more


            Seven Sukhoi Superjet 100 Delivery Agreement Signed between SCAC and BEK AIR



On July 14 Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company and BEK AIR airline based in Kazakhstan have signed during Farnborough International Airshow 2014 an agreement on delivery of seven Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft. ... more



             Durable market presence and innovation are Airbus Helicopters’ focus at Farnborough 2014


EC145 T2 EXPH-0292-261  Copyright Laurie GILBERTMarignane, France, 11 July 2014 – Airbus Helicopters’ Farnborough International Airshow participation will emphasize the company’s long-standing commitment to the U.K.’s civil and military markets through its diversified helicopter product line, along with the company’s innovation for further improvements in rotorcraft performance, efficiency and reliability. ... more









               24-hour fuel service now available at Alaska’s McGrath Airport


Crowley’s Alaska fuel sales and distribution group has unveiled McGrath Airport’s first aviation fuel card lock system, offering pilots the convenience of 24-hour refueling services at one of the region’s busiest airfields. ... more


               Airbus A320neo to Begin Flight Testing in September

Airbus is looking to begin a flight-testing campaign with its re-engined A320neo passenger jet in September. The French airframe manufacturer finished assembling the first member of the A320neo family, MSN61, which will be the first aircraft to join its development fleet. ... more



               Half a century of airborne feats



Breitling celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Patrouille Suisse by dedicating to this exceptional team an exclusive version of the Chronomat, complete with personalized dial and engraved caseback. Issued in a 1,000- piece limited edition, this authentic aviation chronograph once again   reflects the special ties between the Swiss brand and the world’s elite pilots.


In 2014, Switzerland and the aviation world are celebrating a double milestone: the 100th anniversary of the Swiss Air Force and the 50th anniversary of the Patrouille Suisse. ... more




                   A350 XWB to take centre stage at Singapore Airshow   


A350 XWBAirbus will present the all-new A350 XWB at the Singapore Airshow next month, marking the first full display of the aircraft at an international air show. The flight test aircraft participating in Singapore will be MSN 003, which will be on static display 11th – 12th February and will also take part in the flying display on both days... more










                   ATR’s customer support activities yield outstanding results in 2013



ATR Customer Support activities achieved outstanding results in 2013. The European regional aircraft manufacturer has signed this year 15 Global Maintenance Agreements (GMA) covering a total fleet of more than 160 additional aircraft. The cumulated value of all these contracts is over US$ 330 million. This escalating success is due to ATR’s determination to build its own unique support solution, which efficiency gains today strong confidence of ATR operators all over the world. It is the result of a working investment policy oriented to develop activities related to the maintenance on- and off-aircraft...more