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PlaneTalking News, Jobs & Offers - follow us @Plane_Talking Cardiff Aviation Limited, the aircraft maintenance and flight training organisation established in July 2012 by Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson and business partner Mario Fulgoni, has agreed inward investment of £5 million (€5.9m/$8.1m). Finance Wales, the UK SME investment company and Welsh Government subsidiary, has invested £1.6 million (€1.88m/$2.5m), while the remainder will be provided or … ContinuedThe post Bruce Dickinson Cardiff Aviation Limited confirms £5 million (€5.9m/$8.1m) inward investment appeared first on PlaneTalking Live.
PlaneTalking News, Jobs & Offers - follow us @Plane_Talking The brand new A350 XWB from Airbus, MSN1, has taken to the air for the first time from Toulouse today. This new aircraft is taking the fight to Boeing and the 787 as it looks to set the standard for passenger comfort.With over 50,000 viewers watching live around the world the A350 XWB took to … ContinuedThe post The Airbus A350 XWB MSN1 takes to the air for the first time appeared first on PlaneTalking Live.
PlaneTalking News, Jobs & Offers - follow us @Plane_Talking Watch the Airbus A350 XWB take its first flight here from 7am UTC on the 14th June. Airbus has confirmed that the A350 XWB first flight is planned for this Friday, 14th June, based on current visibility of the programme and the flight test status. Weather conditions permitting, the A350 XWB “MSN1” will take off from Toulouse-Blagnac airport … ContinuedThe post The Airbus A350 XWB First Flight Live Here 14th June 7am UTC appeared first on PlaneTalking Live.
PlaneTalking News, Jobs & Offers - follow us @Plane_Talking The Army and Boeing have signed a $4 billion multi-year contract for 177 CH-47F Chinook helicopters, with the Army holding options that could increase its total buy to 215 aircraft. The agreement should save the U.S. government more than $800 million. Deliveries from the agreement, which is a cost-effective alternative to annually contracting for the new aircraft will … ContinuedThe post US Army to order up to 215 Boeing Chinook helicopters appeared first on PlaneTalking Live.
PlaneTalking News, Jobs & Offers - follow us @Plane_Talking The Eurocopter X3 hybrid helicopter has achieved a speed of 255 knots (472 km/hr) in level flight on the 7th June. Several days before this accomplishment, the X3 helicopter reached a speed of 263 knots (487 km/hr) during a descent. With these two goals reached, the X3 concept has surpassed the unofficial speed record for a … ContinuedThe post Eurocopter X3 hybrid concept helicopter breaks helicopter speed record appeared first on PlaneTalking Live.
PlaneTalking News, Jobs & Offers - follow us @Plane_Talking British Airways is poised to become the first airline in Europe to introduce both the Airbus A380 and the Boeing 787 into its aircraft fleet. The airline will take delivery into the UK of its first two 787s on consecutive days, on the 26th and 27th of June. The A380 will be delivered on the 4th July. They will … ContinuedThe post British Airways 787 and A380 aircraft due to arrive within weeks appeared first on PlaneTalking Live.
PlaneTalking News, Jobs & Offers - follow us @Plane_Talking A pair of super efficient 787 Dreamliners will be the featured Boeing products on display at the Paris Air Show, which begins next week on the 17th June at the Le Bourget exhibition centre.. One 787 will perform daily flying displays from Monday, through-out the week until Friday, while the other – a Qatar Airways 787 … ContinuedThe post Two 787 Dreamliners to top Boeing product line-up at Paris Air Show appeared first on PlaneTalking Live.
PlaneTalking News, Jobs & Offers - follow us @Plane_Talking The International Forum on Aeroelasticity and Structural Dynamics (IFASD) is the key international conference for engineers and scientists working in the fields of aeroelasticity and structural dynamics. The forum has been running since 1981 and, following on from the success of IFASD2011 held in Paris, the 2013 Forum will be held in Bristol, UK, the … ContinuedThe post Aviation Conference – International Forum on Aeroelasticity & Structural Dynamics appeared first on PlaneTalking Live.
PlaneTalking News, Jobs & Offers - follow us @Plane_Talking The RAF Air Tattoo continues to grow as two more aircraft have been confirmed for this must visit weekend air show in July. The organisers have announced this week that Eastern European airpower will take centre stage at the Air Tattoo when two of the world’s most potent fighter aircraft take to the skies. RAF Air Tattoo The … ContinuedThe post More aircraft for RAF Air Tattoo as MiG-29 and Saab Gripen confirmed appeared first on PlaneTalking Live.
PlaneTalking News, Jobs & Offers - follow us @Plane_Talking Sikorsky has announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved a new functionality on the S-92® helicopter to provide offshore oil operators with an automated approach that reduces cockpit workload by 60 percent and allows safer operations under challenging weather and operating conditions. Sikorsky developed the new safety feature in close collaboration with PHI, an … ContinuedThe post FAA approves Sikorsky Aircraft’s new Platform Approach System for S-92® helicopters appeared first on PlaneTalking Live.
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