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Pratt & Whitney PW4000-94 marks 35 years and 150M FH

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Dec. 19, 2022 – Pratt & Whitney today announced that the PW4000-94 (94-inch) engine has surpassed 150 million flight hours (FH) and 35 years of operational experience. Over 2,500 engines have been delivered since entry-into-service in 1987. The PW4000-94-inch engine currently serves more than 70 customers in 30 countries, powering Boeing 747/767 and Leer másPratt & Whitney PW4000-94 marks 35 years and 150M FH[…]

Coast Guard aircrews conduct fly-over Hawaii volcano Mauna Loa

HONOLULU — The world’s largest active volcano, Mauna Loa on Hawaii’s Big Island, is erupting for the first time since 1984. The eruption began in Moku’āweoweo, the summit caldera of Mauna Loa, on Sunday at approximately 11:30 p.m. HST, according to the Hawaii Volcano Observatory; though lava is flowing down one side of the volcano, there Leer másCoast Guard aircrews conduct fly-over Hawaii volcano Mauna Loa[…]

Airbus A330MRTT completes first 100% SAF test flight

Brize Norton, 18​ November 2022 – The Royal Air Force, Airbus and other industry partners have carried out the world’s first 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) flight using an in-service A330MRTT military aircraft. It is also the first 100% SAF flight of any aircraft type carried out in UK airspace. An RAF Voyager — the military variant Leer másAirbus A330MRTT completes first 100% SAF test flight[…]

Boeing X-37B completes 6th mission, sets new endurance record

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., Nov. 12, 2022— The Boeing X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV) set a new endurance record after spending 908 days on orbit before landing at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 5:22 a.m. ET, November 12, 2022. This surpasses its previous record of 780 days on-orbit. With the successful completion of its Leer másBoeing X-37B completes 6th mission, sets new endurance record[…]

First Bell 407GXi helicopter to be based in Israel

Cologne, Germany (08 November 2022) — Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. company, today announced the delivery of the first Bell 407GXi for a customer from Israel. The aircraft was purchased by cousins Yossi and Yoav Avrahami. The aircraft acceptance took place at the Bell facility in Mirabel and is currently en route to Israel. Leer másFirst Bell 407GXi helicopter to be based in Israel[…]

CBP-AMO and partners seize 3 tons of cocaine in one week

WASHINGTON— U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations (CBP-AMO) worked with their federal and international partners to seize 5,893 pounds of cocaine in international waters Oct. 6 and 11, denying transnational criminal organizations an estimated $111.4 million USD in proceeds. On Oct. 6, a National Air Security Operations (NASO) Center P-3 Airborne Early Warning crew Leer másCBP-AMO and partners seize 3 tons of cocaine in one week[…]

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[…]

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