Category: Manufacturers & MRO

Boeing Profit Falls Amid the 737 MAX Crisis

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing has announced its first quarter 2019 results. Impact of the 737 MAX crisis is already noticeable. Although the indications are initial and the full cost could not be determined, the company has already suffered losses.  The company reported $22.9 billion revenue, while net profit – $2.1 billion. Boeing revealed that the first quarter performance […]

Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation to Create a Civil Aviation Division

Reading Time: 1 minute Russia’s aircraft manufacturing industry, now consolidated under the auspices of United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), is facing further re-organisation after its board of directors decided to increase efficiency and attractiveness for investors by merging those subsidiaries which are responsible for developing and producing civil aircraft. The new arrangement means that Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company (SCAC), the […]

Embraer Praetor 600 Business Jet Gets Certification

Reading Time: 1 minute Embraer’s new Praetor 600 super-midsize business jet was granted its Type Certificate by Brazil’s Civil Aviation Authority (ANAC—Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil), having been announced in October 2018 at NBAA-BACE and becoming the only super-midsize business jet to be certified since 2014. The Praetor 600 is the best performing super-midsize jet ever developed, surpassing all […]

S7 Technics is First in Russia and CIS to Perform Base MRO Checks on A320neo

Reading Time: 1 minute S7 Technics (S7T) has become the first maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider in Russia and the CIS to perform base maintenance checks on the Airbus A320neo aircraft. The maintenance work was conducted at the company’s Moscow Domodedovo airport site and included the 7500 FH / 5000 FC / 24-month 1С-check on two PW1127-powered A320neos […]

ST Engineering Completes Acquisition of MRA Systems

Reading Time: 1 minute Singapore Technologies Engineering refers to its earlier announcements made on September 13, 2018, March 29, 2019 and April 14, 2019, in relation to the proposed acquisition by its US subsidiary, Vision Technologies Aerospace Incorporated, of a 100% ownership in MRA Systems (MRAS). On April 18, 2019, the proposed acquisition was completed at a net consideration […]

Rolls-Royce Expands its Services Infrastructure for Business Aircraft

Reading Time: 1 minute Rolls-Royce announced that it is further strengthening its global network of Authorised Service Centres (ASC) for CorporateCare® customers. The global ASC network forms an essential component of Rolls-Royce’s services portfolio for business aircraft and adds to its existing global aftermarket capabilities. Rolls-Royce has 76 ASCs with key maintenance providers worldwide allowing for rapid response times […]

HondaJet Elite Receives Canadian Type Certification

Reading Time: 1 minute Honda Aircraft Company has reported that the HondaJet Elite has received type certification from Canada’s Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA), demonstrating that the aircraft meets the safety standards set by the organization. HondaJet Elite deliveries in the region will begin immediately. The HondaJet Elite holds type certifications around the world, including, the United States (Federal […]

Bombardier Celebrates Delivery of First CRJ900 Aircraft to Uganda Airlines

Reading Time: 1 minute Bombardier Commercial Aircraft celebrated the delivery of the first two of four CRJ900 aircraft ordered by Uganda National Airlines Company in July 2018. The new airline has selected Bombardier and the CRJ900 regional jets fitted with the ATMOSPHÈRE cabin for its upcoming debut, making it the first operator in Africa with this enhanced cabin experience. […]

Embraer E195-E2 Granted Certification by ANAC, FAA and EASA

Reading Time: 1 minute Embraer received the Type Certificate for the E195-E2 from three regulatory authorities: ANAC, the Brazilian Civil Aviation Agency (Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil); the FAA (U.S. Federal Aviation Administration) and EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency). The E195-E2 is the biggest of the three members of the E-Jets E2 family of commercial airplanes and the largest […]

World’s Largest Aircraft Makes Maiden Flight

Reading Time: 2 minutes You have got it right. The biggest aircraft in the world took off for its first flight and, most importantly, successfully completed it on 13 April, 2019. It is the Stratolaunch Roc, the carbon-composite plane built by Stratolaunch Systems, founded in 2011 by Paul G. Allen. The plane with “a dual fuselage design and wingspan […]