Friday April 25, 2014

Northrop Grumman & Sydney Uni sign research MoU

Northrop Grumman & Sydney Uni sign research MoU

Northrop Grumman and the University of Sydney have signed an MoU to work together to explore areas of common interest in providing educational, research initiatives and training programs across various sectors in Australia. The agreement was signed in... [Continue reading]

TAE upgrades ADL turbine support facility

TAE has launched a more comprehensive turbine support facility at Adelaide Airport following the relocation of Masling Industries’ former Cootamundra-based operation to Adelaide. The move has allowed TAE to integrate and upgrade its small turbine component... [Continue reading]

Lockheed Martin to retrofit cracked F-35B bulkheads

Lockheed Martin to retrofit cracked F-35B bulkheads

Lockheed Martin will retrofit modified bulkheads to early production F-35Bs after cracking was found in the major structural components during fatigue testing. Speaking at the US Navy League Sea-Air-Space conference on April 7, RAdm Randy Mahr, deputy... [Continue reading]

Quickstep to supply JSF parts to Marand

Quickstep to supply JSF parts to Marand

Quickstep Holdings has announced it has signed a long-term agreement (LTA) with Marand Precision Engineering to supply about 700 sets of carbon fibre composite parts for F-35 JSF vertical tails over 14 years. The estimated $148 million deal comes after... [Continue reading]

April 2014 register listing

NEW ALLOCATIONS BCR/6 Eurocopter AS350B3 Squirrel 3409 23/12/13 Hevilift Engineering, PO Box 114 Edge Hill Qld 4870 PK-FUA I-AMVM BQL/4 Kavanagh C-77 C77-470 21/1/14 Kavanagh Balloons Australia, 10 Marina Cl Mount Kuring-Gai NSW 2080 CEA/4 SOCATA TBM700N... [Continue reading]

NG sponsors 2014 UAV Outback Challenge

NG sponsors 2014 UAV Outback Challenge

Northrop Grumman has announced it will sponsor the 2014 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Outback Challenge competition. The challenge is held near Kingaroy in Queensland, and requires students to design, build and fly a UAV capable of conducting search and... [Continue reading]

Levett gets more F135 engine work

Levett gets more F135 engine work

Pratt & Whitney has announced it has awarded a contract to South Australian firm Levett Engineering to manufacture components for F135 engines for the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter. The new contract covers bearing housings,... [Continue reading]

Aviation Australia to expand at BNE

Aviation Australia has signed a new long term lease Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) to develop a new 4,450 sqm facility near its existing facilities at the airport. Due for completion in 2015, the new building will comprise a two-level corporate office,... [Continue reading]

Aviation Australia & USQ announce new aviation degree

Aviation Australia & USQ announce new aviation degree

Aviation Australia and the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) have launched a new management degree for aircraft maintenance engineers. The new Bachelor of Business (Aircraft Maintenance Management) qualification is designed to address industry requirements... [Continue reading]

BAE signs to support Wedgetail ESM

BAE signs to support Wedgetail ESM

BAE Systems Australia has signed a five year contract extension with the Boeing defence Australia to provide in-service support to the RAAF’s E-7A Wedgetail AEW&C fleet’s electronic warfare systems. Now running to mid-2019, the contract will provide... [Continue reading]

Saudi students complete Aviation Australia training

Saudi students complete Aviation Australia training

  A group of students from Saudi Arabia’s General Security Aviation Command (GSAC) have completed their Diploma of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering course at Brisbane’s Aviation Australia. The students have been based at Brisbane since May 2011... [Continue reading]

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