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Boeing  announced today the selection of TRU Simulation + Training Inc. as its supplier for state-of-the-art full-flight training suites for the 737 MAX.The initial suite will include a full-flight simulator, a flat-panel training device and 10 desktop trainers which are anticipated to be ready for training in 2017 for customers new to both the Next-Generation 737 and...

Kongsberg Seatex provided the payload for the Norwegian AIS (Automatic Identification System) satellite, AISSat-2, launched from Kazakhstan on July 8, 2014. AISSat-2 started its mission delivering AIS data only a few hours after launch. When the advanced AIS payload from KONGSBERG was sent into space on the first Norwegian AIS satellite in 2010, it was designed for a...

Boeing and Emirates Airline have finalized an order for 150 777Xs, valued at $56 billion at list prices. First announced as a commitment at the 2013 Dubai Airshow, the order by the world’s largest 777 operator was part of the largest product launch in commercial jetliner history. The order – a combination of 115 777-9Xs and 35 777-8Xs – also includes purchase rights...

Boeing continues to advance its suite of connectivity offerings for customers, signing a contract with General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems to produce a new radome, the Boeing Tri-band. The radome will support Ku and K/Ka wideband commercial and military satellite communications. The Boeing Tri-band radome is the latest of several Boeing initiatives to provide...

The first Level D full-flight simulator for Airbus Helicopters’ EC175 rotorcraft has received airworthiness certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), enabling launch pilots to be trained with this high-fidelity system. “Safety and support are of the utmost importance to Airbus Helicopters. Our introduction of these training systems responds to...

Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 engines will tomorrow power the first delivery flight of the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, to Air New Zealand, ahead of the aircraft’s entry into service. The delivery flight marks a new era in the relationship between Air New Zealand and Rolls-Royce. The airline was the first to order Trent 1000 engines, for 10 Boeing 787-9s, in 2004. Christopher...

Turkish regional airline Borajet has ratified an agreement to acquire four E190s as part of an initiative to gradually upgrade its turboprop fleet, add capacity and frequencies, and grow its network from its base at Istanbul’s Sabiha Gökçen International Airport. The airline is acquiring the 100-seat, single-class E190s through a third party lease agreement. The first...

Bombardier Aerospace has announced that it showcased a Q400 NextGen aircraft in Astana, Kazakhstan today. Activities included a demonstration flight for Air Kazakhstan and representatives of the media. “The Q400 NextGen turboprop is ideally suited for the geographically diverse regions in Central Asia,” said Ray Jones, Senior Vice President, Sales, Marketing and Asset...

The first production HondaJet has achieved its initial flight from Honda Aircraft Company’s world headquarters in Greensboro, North Carolina, marking another milestone toward aircraft certification and entry into service in 2015. “With this first flight, the HondaJet program has entered the next exciting phase as we prepare for delivery,” said Honda Aircraft Company...

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced today that it has completed its development of the ALOS-2:DAICHI-2 advanced land-observation satellite based on a contract awarded to the company by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) in 2009. Mitsubishi Electric will provide the spacecraft, sensor and ground systems, including data processing, and will confirm operation...