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LCI signs agreement for up to six Airbus H175

Marignane, 27 July 2022 – LCI, a leading aviation company and a subsidiary of the Libra Group, has announced today an order for up to six Airbus H175 super-medium helicopters. Those aircraft are valued at over US $125 million. The order is for two confirmed aircraft with the first H175 set to be delivered to LCI Leer másLCI signs agreement for up to six Airbus H175[…]

A new supersonic aircraft will begin flight testing in 2026

FARNBOROUGH, England – July 19, 2022 – A new supersonic aircraft tailored to provide quick-reaction capabilities to the U.S. military and allies will be offered through a collaborative agreement between Northrop Grumman Corporation and Boom Supersonic. The agreement to together propose special mission variants of new Boom’s Overture supersonic aircraft was finalized at the Farnborough Leer másA new supersonic aircraft will begin flight testing in 2026[…]

Join Clean Aviation at ILA Berlin on 22-26 June 2022

Discover Clean Aviation joint stand with the European Commission in Hall 4, right next to the ILA Berlin Future Lab, where you can find out how the Clean Aviation Joint Undertaking will contribute to the European Union’s climate neutrality goals. Their aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in aviation by 30% by 2035, using disruptive Leer másJoin Clean Aviation at ILA Berlin on 22-26 June 2022[…]

Northrop Grumman B-21 Raider in path to flight readiness

In early May, Northrop Grumman Corporation successfully completed the first — and most critical — loads calibration test of the first B-21 Raider aircraft. The recent test is one of three major conditions the aircraft will undergo in this phase of ground testing as it progresses toward first flight. Loads calibration, which focuses on calibrating Leer másNorthrop Grumman B-21 Raider in path to flight readiness[…]

CBP-AMO P-3 Orion and partners seize over 15 tons of cocaine

WASHINGTON D.C. — CBP-AMO (Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations) National Air Security Operations Center P-3 Orion Long Range Tracker and Airborne Early Warning System aircrews worked with Joint Interagency Task Force-South and international partners to seize 30,535 pounds of cocaine and 7,877 pounds of marijuana in international waters between January 1 and Leer másCBP-AMO P-3 Orion and partners seize over 15 tons of cocaine[…]

Pratt & Whitney successfully tests GTF Advantage engine on 100% SAF

HARTFORD, Conn., March 15, 2022 – Pratt & Whitney has successfully tested the GTF Advantage engine configuration with 100 percent sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The test took place at the company’s facility in West Palm Beach, Florida, USA starting on March 1 and marks a key step on the road toward 100 percent SAF operation of Leer másPratt & Whitney successfully tests GTF Advantage engine on 100% SAF[…]

Wireless tech ready for helicopters thanks to HIRIS project

The HIRIS project (Helicopter Innovative Rotating Instrumentation System) decided to leverage technologies from the consumer world to make them applicable to helicopters while taking into account all of the constraints that they have. The technology was attached to the helicopter’s rotors and some of the challenges that the team faced included dealing with rotation speed, Leer másWireless tech ready for helicopters thanks to HIRIS project[…]

A GHS H225 helicopter in contract to UN World Food Program

Global Helicopter Service GmbH (GHS) a leading German helicopter service provider is proud to be the recipient of the contract to supply helicopter passenger and cargo transportation Services to the UN WFP (United Nations World Food Program) in Maiduguri, Nigeria. This contract award is significant being a medium lift service utilising the renowned Airbus Helicopters Leer másA GHS H225 helicopter in contract to UN World Food Program[…]

CBP-AMO provides security during the Mardi Gras, New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS — CBP-AMO (Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations) are conducting security operation to help secure Mardi Gras 2022. After canceling last years’ festivities due to the pandemic, the famous Mardi Gras streets parades that first began in the 1830s are back in full force. The blaring, 80-member strong marching band music, the Leer másCBP-AMO provides security during the Mardi Gras, New Orleans[…]

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