Monday April 21, 2014

Headlines

China’s Minsheng places big Gulfstream order

China’s Minsheng places big Gulfstream order

Gulfstream Aerospace has announced that China’s Minsheng Financial Leasing has placed an order for up to 60 Gulfstream business jets aircraft. The announcement didn’t detail the breakdown between firm orders and options. It covers the Gulfstream product line, including the super mid-size Gulfstream G280; the long-range... [Continue]


F-35 confirmed for UK airshow season

F-35 confirmed for UK airshow season

The UK MoD has confirmed a Lockheed Martin F-35 will make its first overseas airshow visit this year when one visits the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) from 11-13 July and the Farnborough Airshow from 14-20 July. Approval for the airshow displays was given after high level talks between UK Defence Secretary Philip... [Continue]


Boeing delivers 8,000th 737

Boeing delivers 8,000th 737

The world’s best-selling jet airliner achieved another milestone on April 16, with the delivery of the 8,000th 737 to United Airlines. The aircraft, a 737-900ER is painted in standard United Airlines livery, but adds a small logo commemorating the milestone on its upper fuselage. “The 737 program continues to innovate... [Continue]


First Kiwi SH-2G(I) Seasprite flies

First Kiwi SH-2G(I) Seasprite flies

The first Kaman SH-2G(I) Super Seasprite for New Zealand has made its first production test flight at Kaman’s facility in Bloomfield Connecticut. The aircraft, one of 10 on order for the Royal New Zealand Navy, will be used for maintenance and aircrew training and is scheduled to be delivered by the end of 2014. They... [Continue]


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Commercial

Boeing delivers 8,000th 737

Boeing delivers 8,000th 737

The world’s best-selling jet airliner achieved another milestone on April 16, with... [Continue]


First United 787-9 rolled out

First United 787-9 rolled out

The first Boeing 787-9 destined for United Airlines has been rolled out of the factory... [Continue]


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Airlines

Boeing delivers 8,000th 737

Boeing delivers 8,000th 737

The world’s best-selling jet airliner achieved another milestone on April 16, with... [Continue]


Jetstar launches BNE-DPS 787 services

Jetstar launches BNE-DPS 787 services

Jetstar has become the first commercial Boeing 787 operator at Brisbane Airport with... [Continue]


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Military

F-35 confirmed for UK airshow season

F-35 confirmed for UK airshow season

The UK MoD has confirmed a Lockheed Martin F-35 will make its first overseas airshow... [Continue]


LockMart delivers RAN MH-60R EWSS

LockMart delivers RAN MH-60R EWSS

Lockheed Martin has delivered an MH-60R electronic warfare support system (EWSS)... [Continue]


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GA & Business

China’s Minsheng places big Gulfstream order

China’s Minsheng places big Gulfstream order

Gulfstream Aerospace has announced that China’s Minsheng Financial Leasing has... [Continue]


ATSB releases report into ferris wheel collision

ATSB releases report into ferris wheel collision

The Australian Transportation Safety Bureau has released a report into the crash... [Continue]


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